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Name of Notable Genus AsNotedIn No Address Proximity Area
Name Genus AsNotedIn Address Proximity Area
Arthur's Seat
  • Sight
  • 1001 Nt
Edinburgh Castle
  • 1001 Hist
New Town of Edinburgh
  • Sight
  • WHLc
Old Calton Burial Ground
  • Sight
27 Waterloo Pl Calton Rd
Old Town of Edinburgh
  • Sight
  • WHLc
Palace of Holyroodhouse
  • Sight
  • Visit
  • 1001 Hist
Abbey Strand Canongate
Paton Home
  • Sight
66 Great King St
Queensferry Crossing
Scottish Parliament Building
  • Sight
  • 1001 Bld
The Witchery
  • 1001 Esc
Castlehill The Royal Mile, just E of Edinburgh Castle


Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1768/00/00 Gustavus Richard Brown Education Gustavus R Brown receives his MD from the University of Edinburgh and writes a dissertation, De ortu animalium caloris.
1850/11/13 Robert Louis Stevenson Born Robert Lewis Balfour Stevenson is born at 8 Howard Place, Edinburgh, Scotland to lighthouse engineer and meteorologist, Thomas Stevenson, and his wife Margaret Isabella.
1859/05/22 Arthur Conan Doyle Born Arthur Conan Doyle is born at 11 Picardy Place (razed 1969-1970, now Picardy Place Roundabout), Edinburgh, Scotland, To Charles Altamont Doyle and Mary Foley.
1897/08/07 Francis H Underwood Died Francis H Underwood dies in Edinburgh, Scotland. He lived at 35 Mansionhouse Road in the Grange, Edinburgh.
1964/04/29 The Beatles Performers The Beatles make it on the big screen at the ABC Cinemas, Edinburgh, Scotland. The Beatles' Spring 1964 UK Tour

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John Barrington Cowles (Short Story) Short Story
Arthur Conan Doyle I first met Barrington Cowles when I went up to Edinburgh University to take out medical classes there. My landlady in Northumberland Street had a large house, where she gained a livelihood by providing accommodation for several students.
Keeping His Promise (short story) Short Story
Algernon Blackwood It is 11PM and Marriott is locked into his room, cramming as hard as he can. A Fourth Year Man at Edinburgh University, he has ploughed for this exam so often that his parents have declared they can no longer supply the funds to keep him there.
Keeping His Promise (short story) Short Story
Algernon Blackwood The streets of Edinburgh town were very still at this late hour - it was late for Edinburgh - and in the quiet neighbourhood of F---- Street, where Marriott lived on the third floor, scarcely a sound broke the silence.
Regeneration (book) Novel Pat Barker Craiglockhart War Hospital, now a part of Edinburgh Napier University in Craiglockhart, Edinburgh, Scotland.
The Body Snatcher (short story) Short Story Robert Louis Stevenson The Burke and Hare murders were a series of 16 killings committed over a ten month period in 1828 in Edinburgh, Scotland.
The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie Book Muriel Spark Set in 1930s Edinburgh
The Secret of Macarger's Gulch (short story) Short Story
Ambrose Bierce In the first moment of serious thought that I gave to the matter I recognized the city of my dream as Edinburgh, where I had never been.
The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde (book) Mezzobula Robert Louis Stevenson "The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde" was inspired by the actual case of Deacon Brodie.

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