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Umquhile is a Scots word which means deceased or former. I research and write about umquhile Edinburgh residents. Here are some of their stories.

Sandra Marwick


People 1


Canongate People 2

The Cadies

Sir Patrick Walker of
Coates and Drumsheugh
Thomas Allan of Lauriston
 A secret Georgian family - the Burnets
Women of the
West End

Private 7997 - 

a survivor

Catherine Waterston Wax Chandler

King Crispin and the Cordiners

A Squatter's House

Christmas Celebration in Edinburgh

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