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The Book of the Old Edinburgh Club
Volumes I-XX

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Wadde, George (1595), VI. 97.

Waddell, John, Shotts, II. 97. See Weddell.

Waddell, Thomas, spurrier, XVI. 131.

Waddell, William, Marrow-Bone Club, III, 175, 177.

Wade, General, II. 19.

Wagering Club, its formation, II. 149, 150 ; regulations and original numbers, 151, 152; dates of meeting, 152, 154; where held, 154-5; membership, 155, 156; mode of betting, 156; two standard wagers; general character of bets, 157; typical examples, 168-66; III. 170, 178.

‘Wairde Hous,’ XIV. ll, 17, 18. See Tolbooth.

Waite, William, Poker Club, III. 151.

‘Waiters' lodge,’ Bristo Port, II. 74.

Waiters' Lodge, near Trinity College, XIX. 109.

Waldie, Jonet, wife of Peter Somervell, IV. 150.

Walker, Alexander, tailor, XIII. 133.

Walker, Alexander, baker in Canongate, XIV. 37, 43.

Walker, Alexander, owner of Wester Croft, Bristo, XIV. 140.

Walker, Andro, smith, VIII. 125, 132.

Walker, Bailie (1772), XIX. 107.

Walker, Barbara, of Coates and Drumsheugh, II. 139.

Walker, Donald, XII. 171.

Walker, Elspeth, XII. 184.

Walker, Francis, of Dalry, marries heiress of Hawthornden, XX. 44.

Walker, Isobel, centenarian, IX. 94.

Walker, James, first laird of Dalry ; acquires portion of North Merchiston, XX. 43-4.

Walker, James, second of Dalry, II. 146 ; XIV. 108 n. ; XX. 44.

Walker, James, third of Dalry, XX. 44.

Walker, James, of Drylaw, XII. 114.

Walker, James, skinner, warded, XII. 200, 201.

Walker, Jane, wife of James Hope of Wardie Lodge, XX. 44.

Walker, John, skinner, XVII. 71.

Walker, John, tenant in Calton, XIX. 118.

Walker, John, vintner, XIX. 59, 76.

Walker, John, master of Canongate School, XX. 18.

Walker, John, warded, XII. 200, 201.

Walker, John, pupil at Canongate School, XX. 25.

Walker, John (1583), IV. 82 n.

Walker, Juliana, wife of Sir John Hall of Dunglass, XX. 44.

Walker, Mary, of Coates and Dmmsheugh, II. 139.

Walker, Mrs., tavern-keeper, II. 52.

Walker, Murdoch, mason, III. 59, 78a, 103.

Walker, Sir Patrick, of Coates, II. 139 ; XIV. 88; negotiations to erect Melville Monument on his ground, XV. 208, 209 ; prepares a ceremonial in connection with George IV.'s visit to Edinburgh, XVIII. 12, 90, 205.

Walker, Patrick, covenanter, warded, IX. 141, 170; XII. 166.

Walker, Robert, minister of High Church, VIII. 182-3.

Walker, Robert, minister of Canongate, XX. 21.

Walker, Robert, minister of Cramond, II. 162.

Walker, Robert, tanner, XII. 111.

Walker, Robert (1682), warded, VIII. 123, 124.

Walker, William, of Coates, XII. 23.

Walker, William, provost, V. 133.

Walker, William, engraver, IX. 108.

Walker's Close, XII. 114.

Walker's hotel, Princes Street, II. 155.

Walker's stables, Calton, XIX. 109.

Walkers of Coates, II. 139.

Walkers of Dalry, II. 147; XI. App. 16.

Walkers, Incorporation of, IX. 121. See Waulkers.

Walker-Drummond, Sir Francis, XX. 44.

Wall, City (1450), erected by James II., III. 210, 211 ; VI. 8. See also Flodden Wall and Town Wall.

Wallace, Adam, burnt at stake, III. 55, 59.

Wallace, Andrew (1679), sent to plantations, VI. 136.

Wallace, Archibald, bailie (1720), XX. 18.

Wallace, Charles, candlemaker, XVII. 115.

Wallace, Euphame (1662), V. 96.

Wallace, Francis, in Whytehill, II. 94.

Wallace, Hew, H.M. cashkeeper, VIII. 144; IX. 117; XVI. 122.

Wallace, (Wallas) Hugh, of Ingliston, W.S., IX. 166; XI. 56.

Wallace, James (1675), warded, VI. 128.

Wallace, James, XII. 140.

Wallace, Captain John (1689), XVI. 172, 173, 176.

Wallace, John, of Riglomhead, VIII. 153.

Wallace, John, apothecary, XX. 57.

Wallace, Jonet (1685), warded, XI. 29; XII. 167.

Wallace, Lady, of Craigie, XIX. 72.

Wallace, Lady, IV. 80.

Wallace, Laurence (1478), III. 61, 90.

Wallace, Lewis A., XX. 25.

Wallace, Margaret, widow of Robert Cook, XVIII. 50.

Wallace, Marion (1674), VI. 124.

Wallace, Moses, skinner, VI. 95, 96.

Wallace, Nicoll, hammerman, XIV. 36, 42.

Wallace, Peter, skinner, VI. 97.

Wallace, Robert, in Phunuch, II. 95.

Wallace, Sir Thomas, of Craigie, XX. App. 33.

Wallace, William, Scottish patriot, V. 22.

Wallace, William, of Restalrig, IV. 163.

Wallace, William, of Woolmet, XX. App. 33.

Wallace, William, portioner of Mainhill, VIII. 103.

Wallace, William, proprietor of George Inn, XIV. 144-5.

Wallace, William (1512), III. 93.

Wallace, William, & Son, builders, XVII. 168.

Wallace Tower, XVI. 201.

Wallance, Frances (1561), VI. 78. See Vallange.

Wallance, James (1680), warded, VI. 145.

Wallans, Andrew (1578), VI. 70.

Wallet, James, XII. 166.

Wallet, John (1684), warded, IX. 168.

Walls, John, of Restalrig, IV. 180, 181.

Walsh, — , compiler of Caledonian Dances, XIX. 34. See Welsh.

Walter Willie's Close, XII. 60, 61 ; XIV. 67.

Walwod, Robert, bailie (1666), V. 133, 154.

Walwood, James, doctor of medicine, IX. 145, 158.

Wane, Dr. Daniel, Bonaly Friday Club, III. 134.

Wanweyneburgh, A., clockmaker, XIX. 11.

Wapinschaws, VI. 29-30 and n. ; X. 43 ; XVI. 75, 94-100.

War Memorial, National, XI. App. 8.

Warbeck, Perkin, at priory of Black Friars, III. 48.

Warden, John, minister of Canongate, XVIII. 143 and n.

Warden's Close, I. 22.

Wardie, XV. 171, 185 ; XIX. 148 ; tower, 153 ; moor, 163 ; manor-house, 183 ; proposed harbour at, XX. 71-2.

Wardie, burn, XX. App. 25.

Wardie, Lodge, XX. 44.

Warding, John, ‘yeoman of wyne cellar,’ VIII. 117.

Warding, meanings of, IV. 80. See Prisoners.

Wardlaw, Andrew, charter in his favour of Priestfield and Grange of St. Giles, X. 13, 14.

Wardlaw, Helen, X. 161.

Wardlaw, Sir Henry, of Pitreavie, XIII. 110, 129.

Wardlaw, Henry (1549), III. 98.

Wardlaw, James, owner of Temple lands, XII. 128.

Wardlaw, James, XII. 58.

Wardlaw, John, of Torry, III. 98.

Wardlaw, John, XII. 59, 128.

Wardlaw, Richard, webster, IX. 20.

Wardlaw, Walter de, cardinal bishop of Glasgow, X. 10.

Wardlaw's Close, XII. 58, 152 ; XIII. 137.

Wardlaw's Close, Cowgate, XII. 128.

Wardrop, Alexander (1658), IV. 123.

Wardrop, John, mason, XII. 15, 16.

Wardrop, William, treasurer, Surgeons' Hospital, XVII. 119.

Wardrop's Close, XII. 16, 110; XIV. 75.

Wardrop's Court, I. 25 ; III. 251 ; XII. 15, 17.

Wark Castle, besieged by Duke of Albany, IX. 47.

Warno (Vemour), Henry, XIX. 23.

Warrack, William, grieve, XIII. 86.

Warrant for Execution, V. 100, 107, 116, 124, 126-7. See Executions, Penalties.

Warrender, Sir George, III. 201 ; X. 29, 247 ; acquires estate of Bruntsfield by purchase (1695), 24 and n.; XV. App. 24.

Warrender, Sir George, second bart., X. 25.

Warrender, Sir George (son of Sir John), X. 26, 29-32, 34, 52, 54, 225.

Warrender, Sir George, sixth bart., X. 29-34, 54, 225.

Warrender, Hugh, of Bruntsfield, X. 225.

Warrender, Sir John, X. 26, 31-2, 54.

Warrender, Miss, her Walks near Edinburgh, III. 201.

Warrender, Sir Peter, III. 138, 139, 141.

Warrender, estate, X. 18, 33, 34, 163, 261 ; feuing of, 32.

Warrender House. See Bruntsfield.

Warrender Lodge, III. 176.

Warrender Park, III. 200 ; X. 52.

Warriston, Lady, XX. App. 10.

Warriston, bought by Sir John Byres, second of Coates, II. 137 ; Heriot Trust buys, 138; IV. 105, 159; East, XV. 185; West, 185, 186; XIX. 143, 144, 153, 154-6, 163, 172, 177, 180, 182,187; East, 142, 146, 179; XX. App. 20, 22; farm and village, 21 ; East, 22 ; West, 22.

Warriston, Close, I. 7; IV. 151 ; V. 108; XII. 27, 28, 31 ; XIV. 17, 65 ; carved stones in, 91, 93.

Warriston, House, builder of, XX. App. 21.

Wasoun, John (1600), VI. 101, 103.

‘Wastlin herrin,’ II. 188.

Watch of Edinburgh, IV. 102, 112; pay of, 112 n. See Police.

Watching and warding, VI. 28.

Watchmakers, XIX. 10, 12.

Water Company, II. 166.

Water Gate, I. 13, 17, 31, 32; V. 190; VII. c; XI. 6, 8, 11-15; XII. 107, 157, 214; XIV. 122, 126; XV. 65, 66, 75, 135.

Water Supply, X. 256; XV. App. 18-19; XVI. 102, 109; a seventeenth-century scheme, XVIII. App. 22.

‘Water’ Willie, XII. 61.

Water of Leith, I. 98, 113, 114, 125, 129, 132; II. 20, 121, 131, 133, 145; X. 126, 236, 260; XX. 27; mills at, II. 132.

Waterhouse, Castlehill, XII. 51; XVII. 20.

Watering Stone, XV. 65.

Wateristoun, Thomas of, III. 32.

Waterloo Hotel (Steventon), II. 155.

Waterloo Place, making of, XVIII. 193; XIX. 134.

Waterloo Tavern, XVIII. 99.

Waterloo victims, XVII. 122.

Water's Close, Leith, XIX. 181.

Waterston, John, drummer in Calton, XIX. 117. See Watterston.

Watkinson, Richard, Methodist preacher, XIX. 111.

Watson, Alexander, keeper of Correction House, XVII. 69.

Watson, Charles, upholsterer, XIV. 164.

Watson, C. B. Boog, Notes on the Names of the Closes and Wynds of Old Edinburgh, XII. 1-156; reads notes on Moray House, App. 21-6 ; List of Owners of Property in Edinburgh, 1636, XIII. 93-145 ; lectures on ‘Cleansing the Town in Early Times,’ XV. App. 17-19; and on ‘Queensberry House,’ 19-21 ; notes on Merchiston Castle and Bruntsfield House, 23-5 ; lectures on Chapel House, XVII. App. 8-9 ; and on ‘Popular Errors Regarding Old Edinburgh,’ XVIII. App. 24-6.

Watson, David, of Saughton, III. 194, 199.

Watson, Deacon (1685), XVII. 83.

Watson, George, his hospital, II. 8; V. 80-2; X. 202 ; sasine vesting governors in lands of Merchiston, 204, 205, 210; purchased for new Infirmary, XV. 163 ; XVIII. 157, 159.

Watson, George (1686), XII. 190.

Watson, George, P.R.S.A., IX. 85, 109 ; XI. App. 19.

Watson, George, writer, XIII. 136.

Watson, George P. H., architect, XIII. App. 17.

Watson, Helen, of Saughton, III. 194.

Watson, Henry, Borthwick's Close, XIX. 43.

Watson, Hugh, W.S., Oyster Club, III. 174.

Watson, James, of Saughton, III. 194.

Watson, James, goldsmith, VIII. 208.

Watson, James, printer, IX. 82 ; XVI. 153, 160; XVIII. App. 11, 12.

Watson, James, litster, XII. 114.

Watson, James, bookseller, XII. 226.

Watson, James, deacon of Masons, XVII. 106, 107.

Watson, James, ‘causey layer,’ XIX. 132.

Watson, James, slater, XIX. 57.

Watson, James (1572), XVI. 5.

Watson, John, founder of Institution, I. 80.

Watson, John, skinner, VI. 58.

Watson, John (1664), owner of Drumdryan estate, XVIII. 169.

Watson, John, feuar on Burgh Muir, X. 71, 72.

Watson, John, tailor, XII. 104.

Watson, John, yr., merchant, XX. 35.

Watson, (Watsoun), John (1550), III. 80.

Watson, Sir Laurence, chaplain, V. 45, 46.

Watson, Nicol, skinner, VI. 68.

Watson, Richard, acquires Saughton from Holyrood Abbey, III. 194.

Watson, Robert, feuar on Burgh Muir, X. 74, 159.

Watson, Stewart, painter, XIX. 220.

Watson, Thomas, writer, IX. 148.

Watson, Thomas, litster, XII. 114.

Watson, William, skinner, VI. 59, 79, 80.

Watson, William, deacon of Cordiners, VIII. 49; XVI. 138.

Watson, William, warded, VI. 128.

Watson, William (1587), XV. 17.

Watson, William Smellie, R.S.A., IX. 109.

Watson's Close, I. 16; XII. 114.

Watson's George, College, XIV. 116.

Watson's land at the Musewell, III. 81.

Watsons of Saughton, III. 194.

Watt, Adam, writer, XIII. 127.

Watt, Alexander, mason, VIII. 30.

Watt, Allan, in Kirktoun, VIII. 155.

Watt, George, surgeon, X. 225.

Watt, George, farmer, XV. 186, 188, 200.

Watt, George, founder in Caltoun, XIX. 138.

Watt, James, covenanter, VIII. 113.

Watt, James, at Friday Club, III. 116; 160.

Watt, John, ironsmith, X. 74, 144, 145, 151, 161, 165; leases ‘St. Roch's aikers,’ 177.

Watt, John, mason, XIII. 142.

Watt, John, tobacconist, XVII. App. 9.

Watt, John, heelmaker, Calton, XVIII. 62.

Watt, John (1815), XX. 25.

Watt, John, warded, V. 152 ; IX. 163 ; XII. 166.

Watt, John (1570), XV. 40.

Watterston, Robert, Restalrig, IV. 178. See Waterston.

Watt's Hospital, XVIII. 5.

Watts, Isaac, VIII. 168 n.

Watty and Meg, I. 53.

Wauchope, Captain (1572), XVI. 24.

Wauchope, Francis, of Cakemuir, XII. 125.

Wauchope, George (1828), XX. 68.

Wauchope, Sir John (1667), V. 136; XVI. 34.

Wauchope, John, of Hill, XII. 125.

Wauchope, William, bailie, IV. 141.

Wauchope Close, XII. 125.

Wauchopes of Niddrie, XII. 78 ; XV. 100; XVIII. App. 32.

Wauchopes of Don, XIX. 149.

Waugh (Wauche), Adrian, III. 78a.

Waugh Bailie (1815), XIV. 166 ; XVII. 122.

Waugh David, tenant of Holyrood Park, XVIII. 192-3.

Waugh (Wauch), James, minister of South Leith, XVI. 151.

Waugh (Wauch), John (1679), minister, III. 182; V. 105; VI. 115.

Waugh (Wauchis), John, III. 81.

Waugh Robert, flesher, XV. 193-6, 201.

Waugh, and Innes, publishers of Views of Principal Buildings, etc., … in Edinburgh, XII. 232.

Waulkers, Incorporation of, IX. 121; XIV. 179. See Walkers, Websters.

Wause, John, keeper of Tolbooth, XVI. 105, 123, 152, 156. See Vass.

Wause, Patrick, keeper of Tolbooth, XVI. 92.

Wawanis or Wairin's Croft, XI. 129, 132.

‘Way to St. Cuthbert's,’ XIV. 104, 120.

Weavers, Incorporation of, II. 125, 127 ; imported from Holland, XVII. 56-8; occasion a May Day scandal, 59; legacies, 58, 60-2; appointment of officials, 59 ; complaint against master of correction house, 61 ; suggested improvements, 62-3; Canongate, XII. 122; XX. 103; Portsburgh, 60. See Websters.

Webster, Alexander, minister of Tolbooth Church, founder of Ministers' Widows Fund, II. 12-13; V. 189; VIII. 182-3; his interview with Wesley, 184 ; house in Castlehill, XI. 15; XII. 52; XIV. 57.

Webster, Alexander (1673), warded, VI. 117, 118.

Webster, Bessie, V. 128.

Webster, (Webster), John, warded, XI. 72; XII. 160, 164, 185, 186.

Webster, Robert McGill, in Gallowshiels, II. 97, 98.

Webster's Close, XII. 51, 52.

Websters and Waulkers, their grievance against Canongate craftsmen, VI. 25; scale of taxation of, 27 ; contributions by, to ministers' stipends, 34; dispute with Bonnetmakers, 36 ; Portsburgh, XX. 60. See Weavers.

Weddell, Alexander (1682), warded, VIII. 133, 134. See Waddell.

Weddell, Helen (1680), VI. 141.

Weddell, James (1674), VI. 127, 136.

Weddell, (Weddall), John, Liddesdale, II. 99.

Weddell, Neil, chirurgeon, VI. 146.

Weddell, Thomas, skinner, VI. 78, 81.

Wedderbum, Adam, tenant of Cordiners, XVIII. 123.

Wedderbum, Alexander, advocate, XII. 62 n.

Wedderbum, Andrew, minister, VI. 121.

Wedderbum, James, dean of Chapel Royal, XIII. 46, 57.

Wedderbum, John, of Gosford, III. 152.

Wedderbum, Matthew, XVIII. 123.

Wedderbum, Sir Peter, of Gosford, V. 102-5, 110. 113, 117, 119, 120, 121, 123-5, 128, 133, 138 ; XII. 62 n.

Wedderbum, Peter, a director of Musical Society, XIX. 195, 236 n.

Wedderburn, Peter, solicitor-general, XV. 209.

Wedding Day, The, XI. 168.

Weekly Magazine or Edinburgh Amusement, I. 49; XX. 126.

Weigh-house, II. 39, 46, 48; III. 226; XI. 7, 15; XII. 10, 11, 13, 55, 56, 153; XIII. 112 n. ; XIV. 58; XVI. 50, 187, 195 ; XVII. 142 ; XVIII. 83, 84; XIX. 162.

Weill, James, of Whitehouse, X. 43, 189.

Weir, Adam, covenanter, executed, IX. 127.

Weir, Alexander, Burlaw bailie, XV. 184, 187, 188.

Weir, Alexander, captain of the trades youths, VIII. 49.

Weir, Archibald, covenanter, V. 137.

Weir, David, skinner, VI. 69, 71, 79, 89, 97, 98.

Weir, Donald, warded, XII. 195, 201.

Weir, Francis, skinner, VI. 64, 96.

Weir, Gabriel, bailie, West Port, XVI. 55 ; his lands at Tollcross, XVIII. 177.

Weir, George, brewer, XII. 115.

Weir, George, in Carmichaell, II. 95.

Weir, Gideon, Carrick pursuivant, XVIII. 14.

Weir, Major James (not the notorious Major Weir), XVIII. 178.

Weir, James, wright in Tollcross, XVIII. 172, 177, 178.

Weir, James, chapman, VIII. 114.

Weir, Jean, quaker, V. 125.

Weir, John, of Kerse, XIV. 153.

Weir, John, of Newton, IX. 157.

Weir, John, brewer, XII. 115.

Weir, John, gardener, XX. 57.

Weir, John, covenanter, VIII. 158.

Weir, Marie (1670), V. 153.

Weir, Mausie, her gift to bedemen, VIII. 48.

Weir, Rachel, XIV. 153.

Weir, (Were), Richard (1415), HI. 88.

Weir, Robert, murderer, IV. 104-5.

Weir, Major Thomas, IV., 112, 143 ; X. 95 n. ; house in West Bow, XI. 15 ; XII. 58, 127 ; XIV. 63, 64.

Weir, Thomas, deacon of the Hammermen, VIII. 26, 31, 32, 33, 35, 38.

Weir, Thomas, merchant, XII. 109.

Weir, Thomas, pewterer, XIII. 112, 123, 125.

Weir, Thomas, Burlaw bailie, XV. 185, 198, 205.

Weir, Thomas, warded, XII. 166.

Weir, Walter, succeeds to lands of Tollcross, XVIII. 177.

Weir, William, flesher, XVII. 138.

Weir, William, warded, XI. 63.

Weir's Close, I. 16 ; XII. 115, 127 ; XIV. 66.

Weir's Land, XII. 115; XIX. 61.

Weld, Isaac, X. 220.

Well-House Tower, II. 1; V. 47, 62, 63 and n. ; IX. 4; X1. 15; XIV. 103, 104, 118.

Well-House in Castle, XI. 15 ; Bowfoot, 6; near Bell's Wynd, Cowgate, 15; at Tailors' Hall, Cowgate, 133, 137.

Well Park, XIX. 143.

Wellgate, XII. 126.

Wellington Bridge, II. 164.

Wellington Street, XVIII. 178.

Wells, city, X. 255, 256; XVI. 39, 41, 49.

Wells, of Wearie, XV. 65.

Welsh, David, Disruption leader, IX. 110 ; XI. App. 19. See Walsh.

Welsh, James (1662), warded, IV. 143-4.

Welsh, John, owner of property at Burghmuirhead, X. 202.

Welsh, John, treasurer of Musical Society, advises drastic economy, XIX. 238 ; becomes bankrupt, 239.

Welsh, William, goldsmith, III. 234.

Wemyss, David, of Fingask, XVI. 135.

Wemyss, David, grocer, XII. 105.

Wemyss, Francis, seventh Earl of, resident in Lauriston, XVIII. 163-4.

Wemyss, Francis, eighth Earl of, member of Wig Club, III. 141.

Wemyss, John, first Earl of, XVIII. 15.

Wemyss, Margaret, Countess of (1699), VIII. App. 5.

Wemyss, Janet (1526), III. 96.

Wemyss, (Weymes), Captain John, VI. 111.

Wemyss, (Weems), Dame Margaret, Lady Colvill, XI. 46; XVI. 135.

Wemyss, Matthew, minister of Canongate, XX. 104.

Wesley, Charles, VIII. 162.

Wesley, John, his valuable Journal, VIII. 159; failure to convert Scotland to Methodism, 160-1; frequent visits to Edinburgh, 162; first impressions of city, 164 ; description of Arthur's Seat, 165; citizens compared with those of Glasgow and Greenock, 166; opinion of Edinburgh audiences, 166 ; preaches to crowds on Calton Hill, 166-7 ; possible reason for his failure in Edinburgh ; surprised at ministers preaching such poor sermons, 169; favourably impressed with Episcopal service, 170; shocked at behaviour in General Assembly, 171 ; at communion service in West Kirk, 172-3; his chapel in Low Calton, 173; cause of decline of Methodism in Edinburgh, 174-5; controversy with Dr. John Erskine, 175, and with James Hervey, 176-7; his interview with Erskine, 179; becomes acquainted with Lady Glenorchy; interview with Dr. Webster, 184; procures preacher for Lady Glenorchy's chapel, 185; on causes of failure of Methodism in Edinburgh, 186 ; friendship with Lady Maxwell, 188-9; a guest at Saughton House, 190; defender of Mary, Queen of Scots, 192-3; on neglect of Holyrood, 193-4; 9. medical consultation, 195; narrowly escapes imprisonment in Tolbooth, 196; interview with Boswell, 197 ; his criticism of Knox, Wodrow, etc., 198-201; appreciation of Home's Douglas, 202; believer in witchcraft, 202-3; XIX. 110, 111.

Wesley's Principles Detected, VIII. 178.

West Approach, scheme for, XVIII. 77-99.

West Bow, I. 4, 5, 22, 23; II. 11, 32, 62, 198, 209; IV. 23, 40; house of Somervell family in (‘Old Assembly Rooms’), 150, 151; V. 86; IX. 191, 192; X. 80, 81, 95; timber-fronted building at top of, 70; XI. 7, 12; XII. 50, 54-7, 59, 70, 126; Thomas Hamilton's elevations of, 250; XIII. 143 ; XIV. 17, 58 ; carved stones in, 63-5, 66, 159; XV. App. 18; XVIII. 80, 88; improvement of, 96, 134; XIX. 39, 71, 86; Assembly Room, 36-8; XX. App. 8.

West Bow Port, XIX. 38.

West Bow Wall, XIX. 65.

West Bull's Close, XII. 151.

West Campbell's Close, XII. 139, 140.

West Common Close, XI. 10 ; XII. 89, 90.

West Entry to Old Fishmarket Close, XII. 132.

West Gordoun in the Merse, III. 83.

West House, Morningside, X. 210.

West Kirk. See St. Cuthbert's.

West Mills, Dean, I. 129.

West Port, I. 100, 130; II. 1, 68, 69, 72, 88, 121, 122, 124, 127, 146 ; IV. 40, 106, 140; VI. 25, 157 ; XI. 12; XIII. 143 ; probable origin of, XIV. 109 ; XV. App. 10; XVI. 20, 25, 187, 194, 195, 203 ; now called Portsburgh, 55 ; wapinschaw in, 75; Boreland's houses at, 107 ; importation of cloth, 107 ; tolbooth for, 110; XVIII. 35, 81, 155, 156, 170; XX. 45.

West Quarry, XV. 197.

West Yard (Blackfriars), II. 72.

Westbrook, Harriet, under Shelley's influence as to marriage ceremony, XI. 75 ; travels to Edinburgh with Shelley, 7 7-8 ; fraudulent certificate of residence, 79 ; wedding ceremony, 80 ; her praise of Edinburgh, 84. See also under Shelley.

Westbrook, John, XI. 76.

Wester Burgh Muir, X. 27, 90, 177, 186, 189, 191, 202-4 ; feuing of, 192, 193, 199; rouped for feuing purposes, 206, 221, 222.

Wester Grange, X. 178, 179, 182.

Wester Morningside, X. 204.

Wester Restalrig, IV. 186.

Westhall, Lord (David Dalrymple), XII. 24.

Westmacott, Sir Richard, sculptor, XVII. 88 and n.

Westoun, Elizabeth, wife of John Fairlie, X. 24.

Westoun, John, city treasurer, I. 33 ; X. 83.

Whale Inn, Newhaven, XIV. 130.

Wharton, Thomas, commissioner of customs, V. 174; XVIII. 158.

Wharton House, XVIII. 158.

Wharton Lane, XVIII. 157, 158.

Wharton Place, XVIII. 158.

Wheat, illegal transport of, XVI. 4.

Whilleis, Margaret (1661), X. 177.

Whin Bush Club, III. 177.

‘Whingers' much in use, XIX. 25-6.

Whippings, IV. 116, 118, 131, 143, 144; V. 104; XII.56. See also Punishments.

Whist Club, III. 173.

White, Adam, provost of Leith, VII, App. 7. See Whyt, Whyte.

White, (Quhyte), Allan, skinner, VI. 104,

White, (Quhyte), Andro, keeper of Tolbooth, IV. 108, 110.

White, (Quhyte), Gilbert, tailor, IV. 101,

White, (Quhite), Henry, dean of Brechin, III. 97.

White, (Quhite), Henry, official of Dunblane, XI. 114, 120.

White, Sir John (1513), III. 94.

White, Martha, Countess of Elgin, XIV, 77,

White, (Qwhyt), Mary, V. 137.

White, Robert, engraver, IX. 79, 80.

White, (Quhyt), Robert, hammerman, XIV. 36, 42.

White, Thomas, skinner, VI. 68, 71, 89, 103, 104.

White, Thomas, boxmaster of Hammermen, VIII. 32, 35.

White, William, smith, XII. 27.

White, William, gardener, XV. 186, 202.

White, Hart Inn, Grassmarket, I. 23 ; II. 3 ; XI. 15; XIV. 146; in Pleasance, 137, 138.

White, Herring Fishery, subscription from Candlemakers, XVII. 113.

White, Horse Close, I. 13, 17 ; XI. 15 ; XII. 1, 105; XIV. 127; carved stone in, XVII. 46.

White, Horse Inn (Boyd's), Canongate-head), I. 17-18; II. 3; XI. 15; XII. 109, 155; XIV. 97, 129-31, 137.

White, Horse Inn, Canongate-foot, XII. 107 ; XIV. 126-8.

White, Horse Stables, XIV. 126.

White, House (Wester Coates), II. 133.

White, Paper Manufactory, friction with Candlemakers, XVII. 101-2.

Whiteburgh, Elizabeth (1665), V. 127.

Whitecroft, lands of, I. 140; XIII. 81; XVIII. 43.

Whitefield, George, preacher, V. 182 ; VIII. 162, 168 and n., 177, 185 ; and General Assembly, 171.

Whitefoord, Allan, of Ballochmyle, owner of ‘The Grove,’ XX. 51 ; cashier Royal Bank, and Receiver General of Taxes, 52; buys linen factory in Fountainbridge, 53.

Whitefoord, James, warded, VIII. 104.

Whitefoord, Sir John, of Ballochmyle, III. 141, 148, 149, 152, 154; XV. App. 13 ; XX. 115, 139.

Whitefoord, Sir John, of Milntoun, VI. 143; VIII. 104.

Whitefoord, John, of Blairquhan, XI. 48, 50, 54 ; XII. 160.

Whitefoord, John, servitor, VIII. 155.

Whitefoord House, I. 13, 17; XI. 15.

Whitehill, Lord. See Scougal, James

Whitehouse, or Hogistoun, provostry lands of, III. 201 ; not included in David I.'s gift of Burgh Muir, X. 5, 26, 27, 31-3 ; part of provostry of collegiate church of Crichton, 32, 35-54; prebendary of, 40, 41, 46, 47, 50, 55 ; burnt by Hertford, 126, 182 ; plague victims taken to, 187-9, 221, 222, 224, 262, 263; XII. 81, 213.

Whitehouse, Loan, V. 61; X. 26-7, 32, 34, 35, 50, 199.

Whiteironmen, XIX. 2 ; relations with coppersmiths or braziers, 28-9.

Whitekirk, East Lothian, a possession of Holyrood, VII. xci.

Whitelie, Matthew, quaker, V. 125, 126. See Whytlie.

White's Court, XII. 27.

Whitford, Colonel, II. 52.

Whithill (Whytthill), John, XI. 61, 64.

Whiting Road, XIX. 158, 159, 166, 180.

Whitness, John de. See Quhitness.

Whitslade's Close, XII. 12 ; XIV. 75.

Whitson, Sir Thomas B., Lady Stairs House, III. 243-52.

Whyt, Andrew (1669), warded, V. 146. See White, Whyte.

Whyt, Bain, founder of Wagering Club, II. 152, 153 ; inscription on his tombstone, 153; XI. App. 17.

Whyte, Andrew, governor of Edinburgh Castle, XI. 69. See White, Whyt.

Whyte, Edward (1686), XVI. 151.

Whyte, John, banished, XII. 177.

Whyte, John, hangman, XVI. 108.

Whyte, Major (1686), XVI. 150.

Whyte, Margaret, wife of Thomas Mathison, XVIII. 3.

Whyte, Robert, advocate, V. 173, 188; discourse on ‘The Love of Life and Fear of Death,’ 186.

Whyte, Thomas, goldsmith, XIX. 16.

Whyte, William, cutler, XIX. 25.

Whyte's New Picture of Edinburgh, XII. 229.

Whytlaw, John, of High School, IV. 134.

Whytlie, William, whipt for rioting, IV. 118. See Whitelie.

Whytt, Robert, prof. of medicine, XV. 147. See White, Whyte.

Wicht, John (1523), III. 95. See Wight, Wycht.

Wicht's land, III. 82.

Wickedshaw, John (1635), XIII. 112, 113, 136.

‘Widows' garret,’ XIX. 121-3.

Wig Club, account of, III. 135-41, 149, 160.

Wight, Alexander, advocate, III. 152, 165 ; XV. App. 13; XIX. 202.

Wight, Hew, burgess, XII. 9.

Wight, Dr. William, Poker Club, III. 152.

Wightman, John, of Maudslie, lord provost, XII. 10; XIV. 108 n.

Wightman, Robert, city treasurer, XIII. 88.

Wigmakers, XVII. 120.

Wigtown, Earl of (1635), XIII. 118.

‘Wild Adventures,’ XV. 15, 18, 30, 31.

Wilkie, Andrew, lorimer, XII. 100 ; XIX. 21; XX. 95, 109.

Wilkie, Archibald, of Bonnington, XIX. 160.

Wilkie, Archibald, of Harlowmuir, XIII. App. 13.

Wilkie, Sir David, III. 231 n. ; IX. 95, 99, 100 ; his revival of etching, 104-5 ; XX. App. 29.

Wilkie, David, of Bonnington, XIX. 159, 160.

Wilkie, David, dean of guild, IV. 122.

Wilkie, Gilbert (1593), III. 104.

Wilkie, Henry, candlemaker, XVII. 99.

Wilkie, Henry, conservator of Scottish Privileges in Netherlands, XIX. 160.

Wilkie, James, of Harlowmuir, XIII. App. 13.

Wilkie, James (1573), Canongate, X. 141.

Wilkie, James, warded, XII. 195.

Wilkie, John, skinner, VI. 71.

Wilkie, Robert (1593), III. 104.

Wilkie, Thomas, minister at Edinburgh, XVI. 111.

Wilkie, William, tailor, XIV. 180.

Wilkie's Close, XII. 100, 101.

Wilkieson, James, XII. 171. See Wilkison.

Wilkieson, (Wilkesoune), Walter (1593), III. 104.

Wilkin (Wilkyne), John, deacon of the Skinners, VI. 70, 71, 88, 93, 106. See Wilkie.

Wilkins (Wilkynes), John, XV. 18.

Wilkinson, — , musician, XIV. 139.

Wilkison, Alexander, feuar on Burgh Muir, X. 74, 159. See Wilkieson.

Wilks, Colonel, deputy-governor of Leith, XIX. 183.

William the Conqueror, arrangement with Malcolm III., V. 16; invades Scotland, 15, 16.

William II., V. 16.

William IV., Candlemakers present address to, XVII. 123; proclaimed at Leith; congratulatory address to, XX. 65.

William the Lion, V. 10, 34.

William Bothwell's Close, XII. 10.

William Hiltray's Close, XII. 156.

William Hucheson's Close, XVII. 97.

William Lothian's Close, XII. 94, 95.

William Smellie's Land, XII. 154.

Williams, Friar, apostate, III. 57.

Williams, Hugh William, ‘Grecian,’ I. 12; IX. 104, 106; XVIII. 10.

Williamson, Alexander, in Blackcraig, IX. 151 ; XI. 43.

Williamson, Alexander, his ballroom at Comely Garden, XIX. 69.

Williamson, Alexander, servitor, VIII. 145.

Williamson, Andrew, in Sciennes, XII. 172.

Williamson, Andrew, mason, XII. 183.

Williamson, Archibald, XII. 12.

Williamson, David, Lord Balgray, I. 102.

Williamson, David, of St. Cuthbert's (‘Dainty Davie ’), I. 113, 114, 115; II. 131 ; XI. App. 17; XIV. 66; XVI. 72; XVIII. 175.

Williamson, David, dean of guild, I. 102 ; X. 211, 214 n.

Williamson, David (1604), burgess, XIV. 63.

Williamson, Major David, XVIII. 175, 176.

Williamson, Douglas, XII. 12.

Williamson, Emelia, Valleyfield House, XVIII. 176.

Williamson, George, cordiner, XV. 84.

Williamson, Gillis, XII. 192.

Williamson, Helen, warded, XII. 169.

Williamson, James A., city architect, XVII. 89.

Williamson, John, poulterer, XV. 201.

Williamson, John, preceptor of St. Paul's Work, XVII. 50.

Williamson, John, covenanter, XI. 61 ; XII. 162.

Williamson, John, servant, VI. 141.

Williamson, John, in Douglas, II. 95.

Williamson, Jonet, first wife of Sir William Nisbet, first of Dean, I. 101, 106.

Williamson, Joseph, advocate, XII. 8; acquires Leven Lodge, XVIII. 171, 174-5.

Williamson, Joseph, grandson of owner of Leven Lodge, XVIII. 175.

Williamson, Peter, his first ‘Directory,’ III. 228, 230, 232, 234; his list of wynds and closes, XI. 3, 16 ; XII. 11, 35, App. 30; XVIII. App. 13.

Williamson, Robert, hatter, XIII. 115.

Williamson, Thomas, of Northfield, XIX. 180.

Williamson, Thomas, VIII. 10.

Williamson, Thomas, in Over-cranstoun, II. 97, 98, 100; VI. 136.

Williamson, William, skinner, VI. 92.

Williamson, William, warded, XI. 30, 50.

Williamson, of Cardrona, member of Crochallan Fencibles, III. 165.

Williamson, of Foxhall, XII. 8; XIV. 59.

Williamson's Close, XII. 8.

Willison, David, printer, XVIII. 55, 59.

Willison, George, portrait painter, IX. 97.

Willison, James, XII. 166.

Willock, John, reformer, V. 54.

Willow Grove, XVIII. 165 n.

Willox, John, Edinburgh Tourist and Itinerary, XII. 246.

Willson, James, in Balgeddie, II. 94. See Wilson.

Willson, James (1658), IV. 123.

Willson, Robert, in Douglas, II. 95.

Willson, Thomas (1658), IV. 120, 135.

Wilson, Adam (1685), XI. 28. See Willson. Agnes (1551), III. 99.

Wilson, Agnes (1682), warded, VIII. 121, 122.

Wilson, Alexander, provost, arrested for neglect of duty, IV. 22, 23.

Wilson, Alexander, hammerman, XX. 109.

Wilson, Alexander, author of Watty and Meg, I. 53, 54.

Wilson, Alison, bequest to Hammermen, VIII. 48.

Wilson, Andrew, Speculative Society, V. 190; essay on ‘Pride,’ 17 9.

Wilson, Andrew, smuggler, IV. 23, 24, 27; XIV. 141 n.

Wilson, Archibald, father of Sir Daniel, XVII. 1, 2.

Wilson, Charles, town official, XIV. 174.

Wilson, Christian, wife of Robert Steill, X. 156.

Wilson, Colonel (1689), 212.

Wilson, Sir Daniel, his Scrap Book, XIV. 11 ; drawings of Tolbooth, 16 ; birth and parentage, XVII. 1; school days; at twelve edits and illustrates weekly journal; founder of Juvenile Society for Advancement of Knowledge, 2; his Life of William Nelson, 3 ; engraver with William Miller; student in Edinburgh University; secy. of Zetalethic Society; literary adviser to publishing house of Macmillan, 4 ; marriage ; printseller in Edinburgh; publishes volume of poems; friendship with C. K. Sharpe, 5 ; secy. to Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, 6; present at last services held in Trinity College, 7 ; aids in restoring St. Margaret's Chapel, 7-8; publishes his Pre-Historic Annals of Scotland, 8; his Memorials of Edinburgh, 8-13; indebtedness to David Laing and W. B. Turnbull, 10; Memorials ‘a free common for poachers' ; financial results, 12; pirated editions; 25; new edition published in 1891, 13; Reminiscences of Old Edinburgh, 14; professor of English Literature in Toronto; knighted; longing to return to Scotland, 14-15; made Burgess and Guild Brother of Edinburgh, 16 ; note on Ramsay Lane and lairds of Cockpen, 18-20; lecture on, by Hugh Hannah, App. 8; XVIII. 9, 42, 136; his drawing of Assembly Room, West Bow, XIX. 38.

Wilson, David, ale seller in Calton, XVIII. 72.

Wilson, Ebenezer, beadle, Tron Kirk, XIV. 181.

Wilson, Gavin, shoemaker, III. 139, 160.

Wilson, George, author of Five Gateways of Knowledge, XII. App. 32 ; XVII. 1-5.

Wilson, George, barrister, III. 115, 117.

Wilson, George, chapman, VIII. 130.

Wilson, Helen, witch, IV. 133.

Wilson, Henry (1520), IX. 31.

Wilson, Henry, XII. 70.

Wilson, Isobel (1658), IV. 123.

Wilson, James, poet. See ‘Claudero.’

Wilson, James, servitor, IX. 151.

Wilson, James, dyer, XIII. 96.

Wilson, James, skinner, XIII. 98, 100.

Wilson, James, candlemaker, XVII. 110.

Wilson, Jeanie, sister-in-law of Mrs. Oliphant, novelist, XVII. 1-2.

Wilson, Sir John, chaplain of St. James's altar, XV. 34.

Wilson, John, owner of property in St. Anne Street, I. 151.

Wilson, John, painter, III. 231 n.

Wilson, (Wolsoun), John, deacon of Skinners, VI. 68,69, 84, 85, 91,93,105; XIII.100.

Wilson, John, smith, VI. 34.

Wilson, John, ‘dempster,’ VI. 109.

Wilson, John, cordiner, Canongate, XIV. 44.

Wilson, John, maltman (1579), XV. 37.

Wilson, John, mason, XVII. 161.

Wilson, John, fiddler, XIX. 49.

Wilson, John, hammerman, XX. 110.

Wilson, John (Christopher North), IX. 110.

Wilson, Jonet (1598), VI. 75.

Wilson, Lucas, skinner, VI. 75 ; XV. 24, 25.

Wilson, (Wilsoun), Luce, city treasurer, IV. 90.

Wilson, Patrick, burgess, III. 99.

Wilson, Patrick, Carrick pursuivant, XVIII. 25.

Wilson, Patrick, architect, XVIII. 161.

Wilson, Patrick, covenanter, II. 99; VI. 136.

Wilson, Richard, skinner, VI. 59, 64.

Wilson, Robert, schoolmaster, warded, VIII. 108.

Wilson, Robert, wigmaker, XII. 145.

Wilson, Robert, wright, XII. 150 n. ; XIII. 127.

Wilson, Robert, farmer, XV. 186.

Wilson, Robert, merchant, in Dieppe, taxed as burgess of Edinburgh, XV. 16.

Wilson, Roger, master of St. Paul's Hospital, XVII. 54, 55.

Wilson, S., dancing-master, XIX. 62.

Wilson, Thomas, skinner, VI. 104.

Wilson, Thomas, bailie (1684), IX. 138.

Wilson, Thomas, of ‘Ship’ tavern, XII. 35.

Wilson, Thomas, cowfeeder, XII. 107.

Wilson, Thomas, wright, XII. 119 n.

Wilson, Thomas, dyer, XIII. 142.

Wilson, Thomas, skipper (1555), XV. 19.

Wilson, Thomas, ‘peuderer,’ XV. 37.

Wilson, William, of Soonhope, XII. 117, 118, 122.

Wilson, William, skinner, VI. 96.

Wilson, William, owner of property in Newington, X. 215.

Wilson, William, mason, X. 242.

Wilson, William, writer (1762), XIV. 2; XX. 82.

Wilson, glazier, XIX. 226.

Wilson's Court, I. 14; XII. 118, 145.

Wilson's Land, XII. 145.

Wincester, Ensign, XVI. 186, 188, 206.

Winderaham, John, leases Sheens Walls, X. 151. See Windram, Winram.

Windham, William, statesman, XIII. App. 16; XV. App. 13.

Winding Close, XII. 127.

Windlestrawlee, XV. 171, 182, 184-6, 189, 198 n.; XIX. 148.

Windmill of Society of Brewers, X. 232, 239.

Windram, Robert, W.S., XII. 73. See Winderaham, Winram.

Windram, Robert, Albany herald, XVIII. 14.

Windygowl, XVIII. 201.

Wines, XVI. 47 ; early arrival of French, 53 ; prices of, 164.

Winram, Captain (1672), VI. 113.

Winram, George, Lord Libbertoun, XVI. 33 ; XVIII. App. 28-30.

Winram, James, builder of The Inch, XVIII. App. 28.

Winram, (Winraham), James, XII. 155.

Winram, James, of Craigton, XVIII. App. 28.

Winram, James, of Wiston, III. 194 ; IV. 150.

Winram, (Wymam), James, skinner, VI. 96.

Winram, James, writer, XX. App. 14.

Winram, Jean, Lady Curriehill, IV. 132.

Winram, John, helps to compile First Book of Discipline, XVIII. App. 28.

Winram, Rachel, wife of Dr. William Lauder, X. 212 n., 219.

Winram, Robert, W.S., XII. 155.

Winram, Robert, leieut.-governor of Edinburgh Castle, XVI. 174 n., 178, 179, 201, 202, 205-12.

Wint, John (1724), XIX. 127.

Winter, Edward, prof. of physic, VI. 130 ; XII. 188.

Winton, George, third Earl of, X. 45 ; XIX. 24.

Winton, George, fifth Earl of, XI. 52 ; XII. 104, 105.

Winton, Robert Reid, officer to Earl of, VIII. 104.

Winton House, XI. 15.

Wise. See Vyse.

Wiseman, James, a regent of the College, VIII. 49.

Wiseman, James, hammerman, VIII. 47.

Wishart, Alexander, merchant, VI. 117.

Wishart, (Wisheart), Alexander (1685), XV. 83.

Wishart, Captain (1675), VI. 131, 132.

Wishart, George, Reformer, IX. 103.

Wishart, George, bishop of Edinburgh, XVI. 64, 67

Wishart, Dr. George, member of Poker Club, III. 152.

Wishart, John (1724), XIX. 127.

Wishart, Robert, warded, VI. 137.

Wishart, Robert, in Calton, XIX. 103.

Wishart, Robert, bishop of Glasgow, V. 22.

Wishart, Thomas (1704), in Calton, XVIII. 77.

Wishart, William, secundus, principal, College of Edinburgh, II. 74.

Wishart, William, student at Utrecht, IX. 135, 137, 138.

Wishart, (Wisheart), William, minister, (1685), XV. 83.

Wit, D., his plan of Edinburgh, XII. 216-17.

Witchcraft, IV. 90, 113; Act anent, 91 ; strangled and burnt for, 114, 121, 128, 133, 142 ; torturing for, V. 95; VI. 109, 130, 142; Wesley and, VIII. 202-203; X. 188; XV. 47; women burnt on Castlehill, XVI. 45, 49, 53 ; case of Marion Purdie, 132 ; XVIII. App. 16.

Withren, Robert (1674), VI. 124.

‘Wobsteris hous,’ IV. 90.

Wodrow's Sufferings of the Kirk of Scotland, II. 102, 145; Analecta, IV. 17;

Wesley's view of his History, VIII. 198 ; XX. 13, 28.

Wolsey's complaint against Scots merchants in Netherlands, IX. 53.

Wood, Alexander, surgeon, IV. 183 ; X. 213 n., 214; XV. 182. See Vod.

Wood, Alexander, W.S., IV. 183, 184.

Wood, Alexander, deacon of Skinners, VI. 59, 66, 67, 80, 81, 105.

Wood, Alexander, brewer, X. 238.

Wood, Alexander, town officer, XIII. 129.

Wood, Captain (1573), XVI. 9, 14.

Wood, Christian (1670), warded, V. 155.

Wood, James, commissioner to Breda, XVI. 34.

Wood, James, baxter, VI. 88.

Wood, James, portioner in Broughton, XIX. 152.

Wood, James, covenanter, II. 95, 97, 99.

Wood, John, sent to Barbadoes, V. 128.

Wood, John, pirate, V. 121.

Wood, Katherine, hanged, IV. 133.

Wood, Marguerite, The Domestic Affairs of the Burgh, 1554-1589, XV. 1-53 ; makes selections from Historie and Life of James Sext, XVI. Introd., xv, and from Fountainhall's Historical Notices, xxix ; on work of sixteenth-century magistrates, App. 8; St. Paul's Work, XVII. 49-75; The Hammermen of the Canongate (Part I.), XIX. 1-30; (Part II.), XX. 78-110; lectures on ‘Work of the Canongate Courts,’ App. 9-10.

Wood, Marie, warded, VIII. 135, 136.

Wood, Mrs., of Restalrig, IV. 159, 164.

Wood, Patrick, XIII. 52, 54, 59, 105, 114.

Wood, Robert, engraver, IX. 81.

Wood, Thomas, farmer, IV. 159, 160, 161, 164, 172, 183; XV. 182, 184, 185, 198.

Wood, Thomas (1658), IV. 118 n.

Wood, William, succeeds to father's portion of Bonnington, XIX. 153.

Wood family and Restalrig Churchyard, IV. 181.

Woodhall, IX. 189, 190.

Woodhouselee, Lord. See Tytler, Alexander Fraser.

Woodhouselee, sculptured stones at, IV. 57 and n., 63-7, 69, 70, 71; Club excursion to, XII. App. 27-8.

Woodney, Arthur, keeper of Tolbooth, XVI. 123. See Udney.

Wood's tavern, III. 158.

Woods, William, actor, XII. App. 29.

Woolley, Richard, of Whitehouse, X. 51, 52.

Woolmet, excursion to, XX. App. 32-5.

Wordsworth, William, poet, XIV. 146.

Workman, James, painter, XIII. 132.

World's End Close, I. 9 ; XII. 56, 87, 88; carved stones at, XV. 113 ; XVI. 115 n. ; XX. 135.

‘Worthies,’ The (social club), XIV. App. 21.

Wotherspoon, William, accountant, XIV. 155.

Wrangling Lovers, The, XI. 170.

Wricht, John, III. 79. See Wright, Wrycht.

Wright, Alexander, maltman in Leith, buys Lochbank, XIII. 81. See Wrycht.

Wright, Alison (1658), IV. 128.

Wright, Bailie (1811), XIV. 163.

Wright, Donald, mason, VI. 127.

Wright, Guthrie, W.S., member of Oyster Club, III. 174.

Wright, James, hatter, XIII. 113.

Wright, James, stabler, XIII. 117.

Wright, James, of Glaidswood, XIII. 133.

Wright, John, Bull's Close, XII. 120.

Wright, John, covenanter, V. 135.

Wright, Margaret, in Calton, XVIII. 38.

Wright, Robert, servant, VIII. 117.

Wright, Thomas, of Greenhill, X. 194, 197.

Wright, Thomas, town officer, IV. 118.

Wright, Thomas, hatter, XIII. 132.

Wright, T. G., Gowks Club, III. 172.

Wright's Close, XII. 137, 147.

Wrights and Masons, II. 128 ; seal of cause, VI. 19; scale of taxation, 27 ; contributions by, to ministers' stipends, 34; 42 ; XIII. 126 ; acquire St. Mary‘s Chapel, XV. 101 ; XVI. 130 ; imprisoned and fined, 88 ; raise declarator against eight trades, 88-91 ; XIX. 193.

Wrights of Canongate, XIX. 21 ; XX. 99.

Wrightshouses (mansion). See Wrychtis-housis.

Wrightshouses, village of, X. 93, 229, 241, 242, 247-9, 260; mentioned in Diurnal of Occurrents, 242-3; James Brownhill's feu at, 243-6; demolition of part of, 249; XII. 8; XV. 183; XVIII. 2, 170, 171, 178, 203; XIX. 151, 152; XX. 47.

Wrightslands, Lord. See Craig, Sir Lewis.

Writers' Court, I. 7 ; II. 3, 154; III. 144, 167 ; IV. 46; XI. 7; XII. 28.

Writers to the Signet, Society of, II. 231. See Signet.

Wrycht, Francis, prior of Elgin, III. 74. See Wricht.

Wrycht, Matthew (1523), IX. 44.

Wrycht, William, of Restalrig, IV. 85.

Wrychtis-housis, baronial mansion on outskirts of Burgh Muir, III. 180; demolished, IV. 55; Wilson and Cockburn on, 56-8 ; owners of lands, 58-60, 69; old names of, 60; haunted, 60; sundial, 63-4; IX. 91 ; X. 5 ; toll, 52 ; laird of, 56, 204 n., 206.

Wycht, Thomas, XII. 29. See Wicht, Wight.

Wycht, Walter (1552), burgess, III. 99.

Wyer, Mr., Leith, XX. 67.

Wylie, John, baker, Canongate, XIV. 37, 43.

Wylie, Thomas, tenant to Earl of Loudoun, II. 95.

Wyllie, Christian ( 1683), VIII. 148.

Wyllie, James, mason, X. 152.

Wyllie, Thomas, merchant, VIII. 148.

Wyllie, Thomas, banished, XII. 187.

Wyncreppis or Stevinsoun land, III. 80.

Wynd of Blessed Virgin Mary-in-the-Field, XII. 144.

Wynds and Closes in ‘Historic Mile,’ list of, XI. 16-19.