The Lynns, Linns, and Linds of Scotland and Ulster

Including these additional variant spellings

Lean, Lein, Len, Lena, Lenna, Lennie, Leyne,

Lin, Lind, Line, Linn, Linne, Linnie, Lyn, Lynd, Lyne, Lynn, Lynne, and Lynny

with a few occurrences of Lindesay and Lyndesay


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CD 3 - Chapter III. Edinburgh and the Lothians


Counties Covered: East Lothian (formerly Haddingtonshire), Midlothian (formerly Edinburghshire), and West Lothian (formerly Linlithgowshire)

Period Covered: Predominantly the 16th through 19th centuries, but includes some 15th century records

Families and Individuals Highlighted:

(1)   The Linds of Gorgie (now encompassed within Edinburgh) : 14 pages
(2)   William Lin, Writer and Martyr : 2 pages
(3)   Linns, Shoemakers of Leith (now encompassed within Edinburgh) : 2 pages
(4)   Linns of Lin's Mill in Kirkliston, West Lothian : 10 pages

Other Surnames Appearing in This Volume:  Other Surnames


Also Included:
Numerous other Lynns (all spellings) in Edinburgh and the Lothians : 102 pages

Title page, table of contents, 8-page explanatory introduction, prologue, epilogue,
4-page Scots glossary of words and phrases appearing in Lynn historical records,
12-page list of sources for the entire collection of Lynn history

Genealogies Provided:
Note: The surname spelling used for each genealogy is that which is found most consistently for the family, but each family may have appeared sometimes with different spellings in the historical record.  In Family (7) below, the last name appears to have transitioned in one branch from Lin to Lind.
(1)   The Linds of Gorgie
(2)   The Early de Lynes of Edinburgh
(3)   The Linns of Mosshat and Edinburgh
(4)   The Family of Mr. Hugh Lin ~ Merchant, Burgess, Guild Brother and Baillee of Edinburgh
(5)   The James Linn Family of Kirknewton and Edinburgh
(6)   The Linns, Shoemakers of Leith
(7)   The Family of Jasper Lin or Lind and Marion Mure or Muir of Leith
(8)   The Family of John Linn and Jemima Liston of Ecclesmachan and Ratho
(9)   The Family of James Linn and Margaret Cruicks of Currie, Colinton, and Edinburgh
(10) The Linns of Duddingston
(11) The Linns of Lin's Mill and Kirkliston
(12) The Family of John Linn and Christian Johnston of Kirkliston
(13) The Linns of Uphall, Broxburn, and Newbridge
(14) The Linns of Abercorn

Total # of Pages : 165                         Price (Shipping Included) : $35


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