BOEC New Series : Contents

BOEC New Series Volume 1, 1991

Ceremonial in Edinburgh: The Heralds and the Jacobite Risings
Sir Malcolm Innes of Edingight

Eighteenth and Early Nineteenth Century Edinburgh Seedsmen and Nurserymen
Priscilla Minay

Two Robert Adam Buildings illustrated on Edinburgh Trade Tokens
G. R. Dalgleish

The Edinburgh Villa
Ian Gow

An Edinburgh Intrigue: Brewster’s Society of Arts and the Pantograph Dispute
A. D. C. Simpson

Edinburgh Portraits

Sir William Forbes, 1739-1806, Banker and Philanthropist
Sheila Devlin-Thorp

Reekiana

An Edinburgh Lawyer and his Bees
Una A. Robertson

Causey Clash of Kirk, Town and College, 1747-48
Iain Gordon Brown

Book Reviews


BOEC New Series Volume 2, 1992

New Light on the First New Town
Stuart Harris

‘The Connoisseurs’ Identified?
Zella Ashford

Robert Adam’s Drawings: Edinburgh’s Loss, London’s Gain
Iain Gordon Brown

John Gulland’s Diary, 1846-1849: A Transcript and Commentary
John B. Barclay

Edinburgh Portraits

Samuel McClellan, Lord Provost of Edinburgh, 1706-1708
Richard Torrance

William Nicol, FRSE, c.1771-1851, Lecturer, Scientist and Collector
A. D. Morrison-Low

Reekiana

The School of the Royal College of Holyrood House
The Very Reverend Ronald Selby Wright

A Scottish Rococo Bookplate and its Peers
Ian Gow

Book Reviews


BOEC New Series Volume 3, 1994

The Lands of Warriston
Zella Ashford

Fire and Filth: Edinburgh’s Environment, 1660-1760
Rab Houston

The Development of Edinburgh’s Second New Town
Connie Byrom

The West Port Murders and the Miniature Coffins from Arthur’s Seat
Samuel Pyeatt Menefee and Allen D. C. Simpson

Changing Edinburgh
Ian Campbell

The Holy Corner
Yvonne Hillyard

Edinburgh Portraits

William Smellie, 1740-1795
Stephen Brown

Reekiana

The Wrichtishousis: ‘A Very Curious Edifice’
Charles McKean

John Kay’s Satires on Sir Lawrence Dundas
Iain Gordon Brown

James Hamilton’s ‘Lying-In’ Hospital at Park House
A. D. C. Simpson

Book Reviews


BOEC New Series Volume 4, 1997

Historical Notes on Chessels Court
R. Ian McCallum

The Turnpike Road to Cramond and Queensferry
Barclay S. Fraser

A Genteel Academy: The Edinburgh Drawing Institution, 1825-1836
Helen Smailes

D. T. K. Drummond and the Foundation of St Thomas’s Church
David Ford

Public and Privileged Access: A Historical Survey of Admission Charges and Visitor Figures for Part of the Scottish National Collections
Geoffrey N. Swinney and David Heppell

Edinburgh Portraiti

Greyfriars’ Bobby: Dog or Myth?
Sara Stevenson

Reekiana

The Palace at Edinburgh Castle
Charles McKean

The Canonmills Gunpowder Manufactory and a newly discovered Plan by John Adair
Peter G. Vasey

James Hutton’s House at St John’s Hill, Edinburgh
Norman E. Butcher

Surpassing Expectations: An East Anglian Visitor’s Report of 1790
Iain Gordon Brown

The First and Second Halls of the Royal Medical Society
M. H. Kaufman

An Accidental Crime
N. J. Mills

Shinty in Nineteenth-Century Edinburgh and a Painting of Duddingston Loch by Charles Altamont Doyle
John Burnett

The Conversazione at the Edinburgh Museum of Science and Art, 1875
John Burnett

Book Reviews


BOEC New Series Volume 5, 2002

William Cheape of the Canongate, an Eighteenth Century Linen Manufacturer
Vanessa Habib

The Museums of the Edinburgh Phrenological Society
M. H. Kaufman and S. Blomfield

A Century of Change in George Square, 1876-1976
Clive Fenton

Edinburgh Portrait

Hugh William Williams (‘Grecian’ Williams) 1773-1829
Joe Rock

Reekiana

Adam Square: An Edinburgh Architectural First
Ian R. M. Mowat

James Craig, 1739-1795: Correction of his Date of Birth
Kitty Cruft

An Undocumented Plan for Edinburgh’s First New Town by James Craig
Volker M. Welter

Additions to the Descriptive List of Works and Projects by James Craig
Anthony Lewis

Book Reviews

Index to Book of the Old Edinburgh Club, New Series, Volumes 1-5


BOEC New Series Volume 6, 2005

Defending the Burgh: Continuity and Change in Early Modern Edinburgh’s Defence Infrastructure
Aaron M. Allen

Richard Cooper Senior (c.1696-1764) and his Properties in Edinburgh
Joe Rock

From James Mansfield to Ramsays, Bonars & Company: Some Notes on the Story of a Private Bank
Zella Ashford

Location Veterinary Education in Edinburgh in the Nineteenth Century
Alastair A. Macdonald, Colin M. Warwick and W. T. Johnston

Edinburgh Portrait

William Trotter, Cabinet Maker, Entrepreneur and Lord Provost, 1772-1833
Stephen Jackson

Reekiana

‘Our Small World of Fashion’; or the Dark Side of the Ball
Iain Gordon Brown

A Rare Survival — The Whin Club Box
Jill Turnbull

Book Reviews


BOEC New Series Volume 7, 2008

Rosebery and the Birth of the Old Edinburgh Club
Owen Dudley Edwards

Burgage Plots and the Foundation of the Burgh of Edinburgh
Robin Tait

The Prisons of War in Edinburgh Castle
Chris Tabraham

Thomas and John Donaldson and the Edinburgh Medical Class Cards
A.D.C. Simpson

An Account of the Duddingston Curling Society, 1795-1854
David B. Smith

Robert Forrest (1789-1852) and his Exhibition on the Calton Hill
Joe Rock

The Edinburgh School of Cookery
Una A. Robertson

Edinburgh Portraits

Gregor Drummond, 1744-1813, Flesher
Graham Palmer

Daniel Wilson, 1816-1892
Kitty Cruft

Reekiana

James Craig’s Original Design for the Observatory on Calton Hill, May 1776
D.J. Bryden

The Burns-Scott Meeting at Sciennes Hill House
David Purdie

Daniel Macintosh and the Repository of Arts
Iain Gordon Brown

Book Reviews


BOEC New Series Volume 8, 2010

The OEC Centenary Conference: President’s Remarks
Iain Gordon Brown

In Search of Twentieth-Century Edinburgh
R. J. Morris

Lawyer’s Edinburgh 1908-2008
Hector L. McQueen

Twentieth-Century Science in Edinburgh: A brief Personal Selection
Aubrey Manning

The Lecture as Edinburgh’s Snare of the Sun
Owen Dudley Edwards

Religious Identity in a Century of Secularisation: The Edinburgh Churches Since 1900
Stewart J. Brown

Rambling Round the Walls One Hundred Years On
Graeme Cruickshank

A Centenary Re-creation of an OEC Council Ritual
Graeme Cruickshank

Appendix
Constitution of the Old Edinburgh Club
Annual Reports of the Old Edinburgh Club 2007-08 and 2008-09


BOEC New Series Volume 9, 2012

St Bernard’s Well and the Water of Leith from the Stock Bridge to the Dean Bridge
Patricia R. Andrew

Edinburgh Goldsmiths and Radical Politics, 1793-94: The Case of David Downie
William Irvine Fortescue

The Rise and Fall of Tam Smith: An Edinburgh Politician’s Brief Encounter with the Dundas Interest
Steven Holt

The Experimental Garden of the Royal Caledonian Horticultural Society: ‘Our Favourite Object’
David Affleck

The Row Over the ‘Screen Wall’ of General Register House in 1849
J. E. Cookson

Babberton, Redhall and Dalry: Ambition, Indiscretion and Misfortune in Old Edinburgh
J. John Brand and Muriel P. Brand

Thomas Wright’s Edinburgh Almanac, 1733
Judy Preston

The Dickson Nurserymen Unravelled
Hamish Johnston

The City of Edinburgh: Landscape and Building Stone
Andrew A. McMillan

The Edinburgh Graveyard Project: A Social Solution and Methodology for Rebuilding Gravestones
Alan McKinney and Andrew McMillan

Book Reviews

Appendix
Constitution of the Old Edinburgh Club
Annual Report of the Old Edinburgh Club, 2009-10 and 1010-11


BOEC New Series Volume 10, 2014

Table of Contents

‘A Venerable and Romantic Ruin’: St Anthony’s Chapel and its place in Edinburgh’s Historical and Visual Image
Patricia R. Andrew

James Ker, Member of Parliament for Edinburgh, 1747–1754
William Irvine Fortescue

The Musick Club and the Edinburgh Musical Society
Roger L. Emerson and Jenny Macleod
with the Editorial Assistance of Allen Simpson

Ramsay Garden : ‘Professor Geddes’s New Buildings’
R. J. Morris

The Public Washhouses of Edinburgh
Steven Robb

Edinburgh Portrait

Sir John Marjoribanks, Bart, MP (1763–1833)
Roger Marjoribanks

Reekiana

‘Spectator of the Busy Scene’ : A Visitor of 1793 Experiences Edinburgh Outside and In
Iain Gordon Brown

Book Review

Appendix

Annual Reports of the Old Edinburgh Club, 2011–12 and 2012–13


BOEC New Series Volume 11, 2015

Table of Contents

The Monument To John Bayne Of Pitcarlie — A Neo Classical Puzzle
Joe Rock

Archibald Mcdowall (1743-1816): “A Public Spirited Man”
Alison Macdonald

Epidemic Disease In Edinburgh, 1840-1850
Neil Macgillivray

The Formation Of The Old Edinburgh Club And Its First 300 Members
Alan McKinney and Bob Morris

A Morningside Brethern Meeting. The Old School House
Alastair J Durie

“Quite Unique In His Own Cemetery”: Sir James Caw’s Gravestone
Denis Smith

Book Reviews


BOEC New Series Volume 12, 2016

Table of Contents

The Decorated Room at Moray House, c.1706-1710
Joe Rock

Black Slaves, Apprentices or Servants in Eighteenth-Century Scotland: Evidence from Edinburgh Newspapers
William Irvine Fortescue

Nineteenth Century Nimbys: Henry Raeburn versus the Stockbridge Steam Engine
Karen Baston

The War of Words — The Rise and Fall of the Beacon Newspaper
John Chalmers

‘The Scotch Diable Boiteaux’ or the Lame Scottish Devil: Masonic Rebellion and the Rise of the Whigs
Mark C Wallace

Four Statues and a Landslip: Allan Ramsay, John Wilson, Thomas Guthrie and Charity
Patricia R Andrew

The March Stones Around Edinburgh Castle
John M Barton

The Treasury and the Edinburgh Royal Botanic Garden, 1846–1914
Ian Levitt

Book Reviews


BOEC New Series Volume 13, 2017

The Old Town of Edinburgh from Waverley Bridge c.1889

Table of Contents

Advocate’s Close and Adam Bothwell’s House
Robin Tait

Ebenezer Oliphant, 1713–98: Edinburgh Goldsmith and Life-Long Jacobite
William Irvine Forsecue

Oddfellows Hall. 14 Forrest Road, Edinburgh
Alan McKinney

Ebenezer Macrae and Interwar Housing in Edinburgh
Steven Robb

In defence of Parochialism: Municipal Politics in 20th century Edinburgh
David McCrone

The Treasury and Edinburgh’s Museum of Science and Art, 1844–89
Ian Levitt

St Roch’s Chapel and Plague on the Burgh Muir of Edinburgh with
Which Chapel of St Roch did James IV visit in 1507?
Douglas Baugh

A View of Abercrombie Place by Alexander Nasmyth and its Relationship to Wider Edinburgh Topography
Patrica Andrew and Iain Gordon Brown

The Edinburgh Graveyard Project
Alan McKinney

Book Reviews