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The Book of the Old Edinburgh Club
Volumes I-XX

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Naesmith, Alexander (1685), XI. 71. See Naismith, Nasmyth.

Naesmyth, Lady, XX. 55.

Nairn, Alexander, accountant, XII. 124.

Nairn, James, Gowks Club, III. 172.

Nairn, John, cordiner, XVIII. 146, 147.

Nairn, William, advocate, XII. 10.

Nairne, William, fifth Lord, XVIII. 99.

Nairne, Baroness (Caroline Oliphant), I. 3; II. 51, 173, 188 ; and Sedan chairs, IX. 227 ; and The Laird o' Cockpen, XVII. 18-21; XX. App. 30, 31.

Nairne, or Ogilvie, Catherine, escapes from Tolbooth, IV. 108 n.

Nairne, James, bailie, XII. 9, 10.

Nairne, James and John, managers of weaving industry, XVII. 59.

Nairne, John, inspector of linen manufactures, XII. 10.

Nairne, John, merchant, XII. 9, 10.

Nairne, Robert (1675), VI. 132.

Nairne, Robert, XII. 9.

Nairne, Thomas, XII. 9.

Nairne, William (Lord Dunsinnan), II. 162 ; III. 149, 152, 153.

Nairne, Lodge, XX. App. 30.

Nairne's Close, XII. 9.

Naismith, James, gunsmith, XIX. 24.

Napier, Agnes, sister of the Sciennes, X. 127, 130, 135.

Napier, Sir Alexander, of Lawrieston, X. 150.

Napier, Sir Alexander, of Merchiston, sent to arrange transfer of the Staple from Bruges to Middelburg, IX. 50 ; XV. App. 23.

Napier, Alexander, burgess, X. 228 ; XV. 28.

Napier, Alexander, of Roxburgh's Close, XII. 25 26.

Napier, Andrew, merchant, X. 193, 202, 206.

Napier, Archibald, Lord, X. 150, 204 n. ; XIV. 80; XVIII. 15.

Napier, Sir Archibald, of Edenbelly, X. 203, 205.

Napier, Sir Archibald, of Merchiston, son of laird of Edenbelly, X. 204 n.

Napier, Archibald, of Merchiston, and chantry in St. Giles', IV. 66.

Napier, Archibald, son of John of Merchiston, X. 150.

Napier, Archibald, son of Andrew the merchant, X. 193, 203.

Napier, Catherine, of Merchiston, IV. 66.

Napier, Elizabeth, sub-prioress, X. 127, 129.

Napier, Francis, of Pitliver, X. 228; expelled from Society of Brewers, 237.

Napier, George, Coates Hall, member of Marrow-Bone Club, III. 175.

Napier, (Napper), James, covenanter, XI. 61, 66

Napier, John, of Merchiston (1512), X. 72.

Napier, John, of Merchiston, mathematician, I. 97; IV. 57; IX. 82; X. 146-8; monument to, XI. App. 17 ; tomb of, XIV. 79 ; XV. App. 23-4.

Napier, John, of Shambodie, son of mathematician, X. 146, 149.

Napier, Lady, of Merchiston (1650), has Montrose's heart embalmed, I. 34, 35; X. 94.

Napier, Lady (1768), XIX. 53, 78 ; a directress of dancing Assembly, 90.

Napier, Margaret, of Wrychtis-housis, IV. 66.

Napier, Margaret, sister of the Sciennes, X. 127, 130.

Napier, Mark, biographer of Montrose, I. 35 ; XI. App. 18.

Napier, Master of, XIX. 196.

Napier, Robert, of Wrychtis-housis, IV. 66; XIX. 152.

Napier, Robert, merchant, X. 237 ; XII. 26.

Napier, William, of Wrychtis-housis, IV. 57 n., 58, 60, 62, 68, 69; X. 191 ; mansion in West Bow, XI. 11 ; XII. 26.

Napier, William, merchant (1583), XV. 46.

Napier, of Ballikinrain, IV. 63.

Napier, of Buchaple, XVI. 103.

Napier, of Kilmahew, IV. 63.

Napier House, XI. 11.

Napiers of Merchiston, IV. 58, 63, 66; V. 73.

Napiers of Wrychtis-housis, IV. 55, 57 n., 58, 61 ; monument in St. Giles' Church, 58, 59; reversion of lands to, 58, 60; in fourteenth century, 62; arms, 62, 63, 66; Napier star, 68; possible clue to Napier succession, 69.

Narent, Abbot of, VI. 38.

Nasmyth, Alexander, painter, IX. 102, 108; XI. App. 19; XII. App. 8, 10; his View of Old Tolbooth, XIV. 18 and n. See Naesmith, Naismith.

Nasmyth, James, inventor, XII. App. 18; XX. App. 16.

Nasmyth, James, merchant, XX. 29.

Nasmyth, James, dagmaker, XX. 108.

Nasmyth, James, covenanter, V. 95.

Nasmyth, John, owner of property in Lawnmarket, XII. 15.

Nasmyth, Michael, XII. App. 18.

National Covenant, I. 21 ; IV. 111 ; connection with Tailors' Hall, XI. 150, 158-61; XVIII. 127, 177; XX. 9, 11, 91.

National Library, XVII. 91, 96, 106, 137; lecture on, by Dr. W. K. Dickson, XVIII. App. 23-4; XX. 38.

National Monument, Calton Hill, XV. 208, 210 n.

Navy, commissioners of the, Leith memorial to, XX. 70, 71.

Neale, John, silk-mercer, I. 138, 139, 142, 143. See Neill.

Negromancer (sic), The, or Harlequin Doctor Faustus, XI. 168.

Neighbourhood Book, XVI. App. 8.

Neill, Dr. Patrick, XVIII. App. 21. See Neale.

Neill, Richard, skinner, VI. 72, 78, 79, 83, 85, 86, 87, 90, 94.

Neill, William, skinner, VI. 64.

Neill's Crag, XIV. 117. See also M'Neill's Crags.

Neilson, Cornelius, Leith bailie, XVI. 93. See Nelson.

Neilson, Dr. (1759), XIX. 57.

Neilson, Gilbert, advocate, XIII. 127.

Neilson, Hugh (1685), XI. 57.

Neilson, James, slater, VIII. 42.

Neilson, Joan, wife of Joseph Williamson of Leven Lodge, XVIII. 175.

Neilson, Thomas, warded, IV. 113-15, 117, 119, 121-2, 125-6, 128-9.

Neilson, Walter, of Bothwelshields, X. 207.

Neilson, William, lord provost, X. 181, 246 ; XV. 182; XX. 16.

Neilson, William, son of above, X. 181.

Neilsoune's land, III. 82.

Neiving, George, in Pitqwhonartie, II. 94.

Nelson, William, XVII. 3. See Neilson.

Nelson, Monument, XI. App. 15 ; XIV. 162 n. ; Candlemakers and, XVII. 122.

Nelthrop, William, Secy. of Customs, XX. 50.

Nesbit, Henry, bailie, III. 188 ; IV. 101 ; X. 186. See Nisbet.

Nesbit, James, gaoler, XV. 47.

Nesbit, Katherine (1583), XV. 42.

Nesbit, William (1516), III. 81, 94.

Nesbit, William (1585), bailie, X. 186.

Nesebite, William de, of East and West Nisbet, I. 80.

Netherbow Port, I. 9, 10, 17; II. 1, 68; 235, 237; Lochiel rushes, 24; III. 24, 88, 92, 93, 96, 155, 225, 226 ; IV. 21, 50 ; measure to abolish, 23; taken down, 50; ‘Claudero’ and, 51; 79, 82 n., 106, 131, 140; V. 86, 104, 160, 161; Johnston of Wariston's head affixed to, 108; VI. 109, 135; heads of Covenanters placed on, VIII. 111 ; IX. 175, 199; X. 8, 80, 124; XI. 10, 11, 12; XII. 47, 48, 49, 50, 55, 77, 85, 86, 87, 88, 111, 113, 137, 153, 154, 156, 214; XIII. 115, 129; XIV. 126, 128, 129; XV. 50, 99; carved stones of, 126-7; XVI. 19, 20, 35; royal arms, 39; Monck received at, 40; XVII. 77, 80, 114, 115; XVIII. 29, 43; App. 32; XX. 97, 135; App. 7.

Nether Craigwell, XIX. 95, 97, 101, 113.

Nether Kirkyard (St. Giles'), III. 212.

Nether Lochend's Close, XII. 101.

Nether Quarry Holes, XV. 172, 184-6, 197.

Nether Tolbooth, XVIII. 36.

Nether Wynd, XVIII. 3.

Netherlands, Conservators of Scottish Privileges in, XIX. 160.

Neuton, Archibald, XX. 10. See Newton.

New Assembly Close, XII. 74; XIX. 46, 71, 76.

New Bank Close, XII. 67.

New Bigging Street, XIV. 106. 110.

New Black Bull Inn or Hotel, XIV. 139.

New Buildings, XIV. App. 10.

New Calton burial-ground, XII. App. 34-9; XIX. 134.

New Fishmarket, XII. 133, 134.

New Greyfriars Church, XIV. 147, 161, 173, 174. See also Greyfriars Church.

New Kirk (St. Giles'), II. 12; XVI. 42, 68, 73; XVIII. 90.

New Logan's Close, XII. 91.

New Mills Cloth Manufactory, XX. 31.

New North Church, XIV. 174.

New Port, II. 1, 74; XI. 12, 14; XII. 152; XIII. 83, 84; XV. 114.

New or Royal Bank. See Royal Bank.

New Stairs, XII. 131, 139; XIV. 141.

New (or Young) Street, I. 11; XI. 10; XII. 95, 96.

New Tolbooth, XIII. 8, 11, 17, 19, 23, 26, 27, 36, 39, 41, 64. See Tolbooth, New.

New Town, I. 15; antiquarian interest of, 137 ; origin of, IV. 48, 49; Duke of York (James II.) and, 50; Provost Drummond and, 53, 54; rapid extension of, V. 87 ; formation of, XII. 210-211 ; Kirkwood's map of, 212; XIII. 90; building operations in, XIV. 156; grammar school, XX. 23.

New Well, XII. 143; XV. 14.

New Year summonses, II. 222.

Newall, Archibald, warded, V. 121.

Newbank Close, XII. 35.

Newbigging, Andrew, covenanter, II. 99 ; VI. 136.

Newbigging, James, writer, X. 51.

Newbigging, John (1672), VI. 114.

Newburgh, Earl of, V. 154; XVI. 60.

Newcastle, Duke of, and ‘Poll Election,’ IV. 43.

Newhall, Lord (James Bannatyne), I. 109; XIII. 113.

Newhall, Lady, XIX. 42; a directress of dancing assembly, 89.

Newhall House, Carlops, Club's visit to, XIV. App. 19-24; scene of Allan Ramsay's Gentle Shepherd, 20-4; meeting-place of ‘The Worthies,’ 21; pillar in grounds commemorative of The Gentle Shepherd, 23 ; XIX. 161.

Newhaven, I. 53; II. 39; III. 83, 96, 103; IV. 47; VI. 83 n.; Margaret Tudor and, IX. 25, 65 ; XII. 218, 219 ; XIII. 44; XIV. 130, 164, 177-9; fishwives, App. 12 ; XV. 5, 28, 185, 186; XIX. 142, 146 n., 158, 159, 167, 181, 186; Education Society of, XX. 67; entrance to docks, 71; harbour, App. 22.

Newington, lands of, X. 191, 212 ; various proprietors, 212-15 ; James Cheape superior of, 215; sold to Duncan M'Laren, 220 ; XIV. App. 10.

Newington, House, X. 220.

Newington, Parish Church, XIV. App. 9.

Newlands, Bessie, XII. 200.

Newlands, David, skinner, VI. 66, 86, 88, 89, 91, 92, 94.

Newlands, Margaret, V. 160; XIV. 56.

Newlands, Robert, furrier, VIII. 211.

Newlands, Robert, hammerman, XIV. 36, 42.

Newlands, (Mayfield), X. 55, 215, 219 n., 220.

Newmains, XV. 172, 184, 186, 195, 197.

Newman, Captain, governor of Edinburgh Castle, XVI. 54.

Newsletters, XVI. 104.

Newspapers, II. 14.

Newton, Lord. See Hay, Charles and Irving, Alexander; also Neuton.

Newton, Adam, baxter, XII. 15.

Newton, A., mill-owner, I. 130.

Newton, Elizabeth, XII. 15.

Newton, James, gardener, XV. 186, 194.

Newton's Close, XII. 25.

Newton's Principia, Edinburgh students and, VIII. 82.

Nicholson, John, candlemaker, X1. 131, 132. See Nicolson.

Nicholson, William, first secretary of Scottish Academy, IX. 106.

Nicholson, William, engraver, IX. 102.

Nicol, David, merchant, XII. 64.

Nicol, James, bailie, X. 187.

Nicol, John, cordiner, XVIII. 126.

Nicol, William, Burns's friend, XII. App. 29; XVII. App. 7.

Nicoll, James, watchmaker, XIX. 19.

Nicoll, James, executed, IX. 158.

Nicoll, John, merchant, V. 151.

Nicoll, John, janitor of College, VIII. 87, 91.

Nicoll, John, bookbinder, VIII. 123.

Nicoll, John, his Diary, XVI. Introd. xix, 33-76 ; nominated for clerkship of Glasgow Assembly (1638), xix.

Nicoll, Patrick, buys Easter Granton, XX. App. 26.

Nicoll, Patrick (1658), IV. 123.

Nicoll, (Nickell), Simon, XI. 61, 65.

Nicolson, Alexander (1491), XVIII. 152. See Nicholson.

Nicolson, Archibald, skinner, VI. 74.

Nicolson, Christian, X. 192, 195 n.

Nicolson, David, candlemaker, XIII. 117.

Nicolson, Houstoun S., Poker Club, III. 153.

Nicolson, Isobel, wife of Henry Nisbet, second of Craigentinny, I. 95.

Nicolson, Sir James, XVII. App. 8, 9; XX. 40, 49, 131 ; buys Dalry House, 35-6.

Nicolson, James (1684), bailie, XVI. 124, 152.

Nicolson, James, writer, XII. 17.

Nicolson, James, covenanter, VIII. 130.

Nicolson, Sir John, I. 106; II. 90, 106; XI. 38.

Nicolson, John, in Liberton, IX. 129.

Nicolson, John (1491), XVIII. 152.

Nicolson, Lady (Elizabeth Trotter), XI. 12; XVII. App. 9; XX. 118, 130.

Nicolson, Margaret, widow of A. Hay of Bridgehouse, XX. 53, 54.

Nicolson, Sir William, of Glenbervie, XX. 53.

Nicolson, William, cordiner, XIV. 37, 43 ; XVIII. 115.

Nicolson, House, XVII. App. 9.

Nicolson, Square, XX. 144.

Nicolson, St., V. 87; XX. 115, 118, 119, 124, 130, 134, 135, 140, 156-8.

Nicolson's Parks, feuing of, V. 83; XII. 218; XX. 118.

Nicolson's Tavern, III. 146, 147.

Niddrie, laird of (1681), VI. 157.

Niddrie, X., 55 ; Club visits mansion, XVIII. App. 32-3.

Niddry, Robert, bailie, XII. 78; XV. 100.

Niddry, St., XII. 148 ; XV. 100. See Nudry.

Niddry's Wynd, I. 85 ; III. 92 ; VIII. 182; X. 131; XI. 11, 13, 159; XII. 77-9, 134, 148, 155; XIV. 136 n. ; XV. 100, 155; XVI. 5, 6, 100; XVII. 100; XVIII. 172.

Nimmo, Archibald, warded, VI. 128.

Nimmo, Christian, III. 180; IV. 108 n.

Nimmo, Hugh, baxter, XX. App. 35.

Nimmo, James, burgess, III. 182.

Nimmo, James, deacon of Tailors, X. 246.

Nimmo, Janet, V. 139.

Nimmo, John, in Mains of Booghall, VIII. 152, 153.

Nimmo, ‘Sir’ Peter B., XIV. 158 and n.

Nimmo, Thomas, member of Burlaw Court XV. 176, 186, 198, 205.

Nimmo, William, brewer, XV. 186, 189-91.

Nimmo, William (1668), V. 139.

Nimmo, W., mill-owner, I. 130.

Ninians, Thomas, servitor, VIII. 146.

Ninianscraft, XIX. 93.

Nisbet, Adam, of West Nisbet, I. 80. See Nesbit.

Nisbet, Adam, ‘son of a baron of Dalzell,’ I. 81.

Nisbet, Adam, of Nisbet, I. 81. Nisbet,

Nisbet, Adam, son of Sir Alexander, of Nisbet, I. 82.

Nisbet, Adam, ‘merchant to James V.’ (progenitor of the Nisbets of Craigentinny, Dean and Dirleton), I. 81, 84, 85, 86.

Nisbet, Adam, son of above, I. 86.

Nisbet, Alexander de (Nesbet), councillor of Edinburgh, I. 84.

Nisbet, Sir Alexander, of Nisbet, I. 82.

Nisbet, Alexander, of Craigentinny (1682), VIII. 101, 140, 141 ; XVI. 93, 151.

Nisbet, Alexander (Niesebet) of Elbing in Prussia, I. 84.

Nisbet, Alexander, ‘the Heraldist,’ I. 79, 80, 82, 91, 120, 122; II. 142; III. 194.

Nisbet, Alexander, of Dean, afterwards, by excambion, of Craigentinny, I. 96, 107, 108. 83, 84, 122-4.

Nisbet, Sir Alexander, of Dean (41. 1756), I. 124, 125.

Nisbet, Alexander, wright, XIX. 110.

Nisbet, Ann (Mrs. Glassford), sister of Sir Henry (d. 1746), of Dean, I. 125.

Nisbet, Christian, daughter of Adam, ‘merchant,’ I. 86.

Nisbet, David, son of Sir Patrick (who excambed Craigentinny for Dean), I. 116.

Nisbet, David, baxter, XIII. 115, 122.

Nisbet, Edward, burgess, son of William, merchant and bailie, I. 81, 92 ; XII. 42 ; XV. 116.

Nisbet, Elizabeth, daughter of Adam, ‘merchant,’ I. 86.

Nisbet, Elizabeth, daughter of Sir William, first of Dean, I. 105.

Nisbet, Rev. Gavin, I. 119.

Nisbet, George, purchaser of Dalzell, I. 81.

Nisbet, Sir Harry, IV. 115, 156.

Nisbet, Henry, provost, I. 79, 87, 92, 93, 96, 102, 106, 109, 127 ; on a deputation to Regent Mar, 88; trade missions to England, France and Campvere, 88-90; moderator of Convention of Burghs, 90; his tomb, 91; portrait of, at Archerfield, 91; signature of, 135; X. 228; XII. 43.

Nisbet, Sir Henry, of Dean (d. 1713), I. 107, 112, 113, 116, 122; his tomb and inscription, 117-20; prosecuted for ‘drinking during divine service,’ 118; his crest, 120, 121 ; XI. App. 18; action against, XVI. 165.

Nisbet, Sir Henry, of Dean (d. 1746), I. 124, 125.

Nisbet, Sir Henry, of Dean (d. 1762), I. 125.

Nisbet, Henry, second of Craigentinny, I. 95, 110, 112.

Nisbet, Henry, son of Sir Patrick, Lord Eastbank, I. 110, 113.

Nisbet, James, first of Craigentinny, I. 90, 92, 93-5, 97, 110, 112 ; XI. 39.

Nisbet, James, of Dirleton, XII. 42.

Nisbet, James, burgess, I. 81 ; XV. 17.

Nisbet, James, merchant (1619), X. 237.

Nisbet, Jean, Lady Banff, daughter of William Nisbet, M.P., I. 108.

Nisbet, Jean, wife of Sir William Scott, yr., of Harden, I. 111.

Nisbet, Sir John, of Dean (d. 1730), I. 81,

Nisbet, Sir John, of Dean (d. 1776), I. 125.

Nisbet, Sir John, last of Dean (d. 1827), I. 125-7.

Nisbet, Sir John, of Dirleton, author of the Doubts, I. 94, 109-11, 124 ; V. 151 ; his house in Canongate, XI. 12; XIII. App. 9; XVI. 93 n., 98.

Nisbet, John, of Hardhill, VIII. 135.

Nisbet, John, sells Dalzell to George Nisbet, I. 81.

Nisbet, John, son of Sir Harry, IV. 115.

Nisbet, John, supervisor of salt dues, IV. 49.

Nisbet, John, servitor to Alexander Guthrie, I. 91.

Nisbet, John, Pitcaithland, III. 139.

Nisbet, John Scott, last of Craigentinny, I. 108.

Nisbet, Jonet, daughter of Sir William, first of Dean, I. 105.

Nisbet, Jonet, wife of Patrick Blackburn, I. 110.

Nisbet, Katherine, wife of Walter Riddell, of Minto, I. 110.

Nisbet, Katherine, second wife of Sir William Nisbet, of Dean, IV. 72.

Nisbet, Katherine, sister of the Sciennes, X. 127, 130, 135, 140.

Nisbet, Lady (Matty Rutherford), of Dean (1776), XIV. 143.

Nisbet, Margaret, wife of John Seton, son of the laird of Parbroath, I. 85.

Nisbet, Marion, daughter of Adam, ‘merchant,’ I. 86.

Nisbet, Mariota, wife of Robert Adamson, writer, X. 218 n.

Nisbet, Sir Patrick (Lord Eastbank), I. 92-4, 99, 109, 110.

Nisbet, Sir Patrick, of Craigentinny, afterwards (by excambion) of Dean, I. 95, 96, 107, 112, 116; case of ‘Sir Patrick and Harie Nisbet and ye West Kirk Poore,’ 113-14; III. 199; and Lucky Byres, 115; XVI. 93, 104.

Nisbet, Patrick, son of above, I. 118.

Nisbet, Patrick, brother of Sir William, first of Dean, I. 101.

Nisbet, Patrick, advocate, XIII. 113.

Nisbet, Patrick, merchant, XII. 42.

Nisbet, Philip, son of Sir Alexander, of Nisbet, I. 82.

Nisbet, Robert, of Greenholme, IX. 141, 150.

Nisbet, Robert, wright in Leith, VIII. 114, 115.

Nisbet, Wilhelmina, Countess of Leven and Melville, I. 111.

Nisbet, Sir William, first of Dean, I. 87, 90, 91, 92, 93, 101, 102, 103, 105, 109; pioneer of trade between Leith and Baltic, 96; urges proposal for removal of Staple to Middelburg, 97 ; career, 100-1 ; portrait of, at Archerfield, 106; IV. 72; XIII. 110, 111; XVI. 84; XX. App. 14.

Nisbet, William, second of Dean, I. 105, 106, 107, 108, 110, 117.

Nisbet, William, M.P., of Craigentinny (heir of entail to Dirleton), I. 109, 111.

Nisbet, William, son of above, I. 111.

Nisbet, William, son of above, Grand Master Mason of Scotland, I. 111.

Nisbet, William, of Dirleton (1740), XII. 42, 43.

Nisbet, William, bailie, I. 86, 87, 92.

Nisbet, Hamilton, Mary, wife of (first), seventh Earl of Elgin (second), Ferguson of Raith, I. 112.

Nisbet, Hamilton, Mary Wilhelmina Georgiana, wife of Hon. Henry Ogilvie, I. 112.

Nisbet, William Hamilton, I. 112.

Nisbet Parks, I. 124.

Nisbet tomb, Greyfriars, I. 91.

Nisbet vault, St. Cuthbert's, I. 104, 107, 117.

Nisbet's Close, XII. 41, 42.

Nisbet's Essay on … Armories, IX. 81.

Nisbet's Land, XVII. 111.

Nisbet's Plates, 1. 79, 84, 86, 106.

Nisbets of Craigentinny, I. 81, 93-6, 112.

Nisbets of Dean, I. 78, 79, 81, 83, 84, 85, 96, 99, 112, 117, 120, 127, 135 n.; arms of, IV. 72.

Nisbets of Dirleton, I. 81, 112; town-house of, 110.

Nisbets of Nisbet, I. 80-1, 82, 120.

Nisbett, H. More, leader of excursion to The Drum, XX. App. 31.

Nisbett, J. More, of Cairnhill, XX. App. 32.

Nithsdale, Lady, II. 51.

Noble, Thomas, merchant, buys portion of Lochbank, XIII. 81.

Nollekins, his bust of Lord Provost Drummond, IV. 16.

Nonjurors, II. 13.

Normand, Marion, warded, IX. 129.

Norrie, James, ofiicer, V. 103. See Nory.

Norrie, James, painter, XIX. 231.

Norrie, Peter, IV. 123.

North, Lord, III. 139.

North Back of Canongate, I. 13, 17.

North Berwick, barony of, XIX. 158.

North Bridge, erection of, I. 139 ; buildings on, 150-2; II. 18, 169; fall of part of, 170; building of, IV. 45, 49 ; IX. 208-209, 221 ; opened for traffic, 211 ; XII. 38, 39, 210, 218-19 222; XIII. 90; XIV. 130 ; XVII. 152, 156 ; XIX. 55, 66, 73, 109.

North Bridge Street, XIV. 48.

North British Close, XII. 40.

North Foulis Close, XII. 35.

North Gray's Close, I. 8 ; XII. 41, 42, 43 ; carved stone in, XV. 116.

North Kinloch's Close, XII. 40.

North Leith, XVI. 111 n. ; Canongate cordiners and church of, XVIII. 104, 126, 135, 143, 150; XIX. 4, 10, 15, 29, 144, 147, 161, 163, 177, 183, 185-7 ; temple lands of, 181; burial ground, 182, 188 ; Hammermen of, XX. 105. See also Leith.

North Loch, I. 17, 146 ; II. 1 ; III. 99, 207, 243 ; IV. 36, 37, 38, 45, 46 ; portion of, drained, 49 ; 90 ; Skinners and, VI. 55 ; VII. lx; XI. 12, 14; XII. 9, 17, 19, 98, 209, 220; projected canal at, 211, 219, 223-5; XIII. 79, 83, 85; condition of, prior to draining, 86-7, 90; tan pits at, 99, 102; XIV. 48, 51, 57, 96, 105, 117 ; proposal to bring sea up to, XV. 5; 45, 114; XVI. 192, 198, 199, 201, 203 ; boys drowned in, 61 ; slaughter-houses at, 160; fireworks at, 166 ; XVII. 159; XVIII. 39, 43; XIX. 92, 109.

Northesk, Earl of, XIV. 46 ; XV. App. 13.

Northfield, XIX. 142, 180.

Northumbria, Siward, Earl of, V. 3.

Norton, Baron Fletcher, III. 154.

Norton, C., engraver, IX. 81.

Norwell, Robert, his social experiment at Greenside, XVII. App. 15.

Nory, John, III. 97. See Norrie.

Nottman, Robert, town officer, XIII. 103.

Novus Vicus (or New Bigging St.), XIV. 105.

Nudry, Elizabeth, XVII. 97 . See Niddry.

Nutt, William, XX. App. 11.