Re: [scots-origins] Blegbie
- Hi again Jennie,
I've had a look in the phone book and found Blegbie. The name there is G
Lowrie and partners. If you want their number, please contact me off the
e-group at andrew_d_paterson@...
Once more, all thge best,
RE: Re: [scots-origins] Blegbie
Hi Jennie (in NZ)
> I have been told Blegbie is south of Edinburgh (East Lothian in theit?
> Humbie Parish) but would be interested if any of you know - does
> Blegbie Estate still exist and are there any old buildings etc still on
> We will be in Britain later this year but as time is limited wonder if itBlegbie is shown on the current Ordnance Survey map (sheet 66 - Edinburgh &
> is worth making a side trip to Blegbie!
It looks like a farm with a fair collection of buildings. It is about 2
miles SE of Humbie village (about 13 or 14 miles SSE of Edinburgh). It
stands below Blegbie Hill. This is by the East Lothian / Midlothian border,
not far from the Berwickshire border. Most of that area is mixed crop and
animal farming, leading up to sheep grazing on the hills. I have not been
up the minor road to the farm, so I cannot prove that these are the
original buildings. My suspicions are that most of the buildings there will
be old - most Scottish farms are.
If you intend to visit there, make sure you have access to a car. The bus
service is sparse in that area.
All the best,