Friday, 18 January 2008

Ancestry Tours of Hyndford's Close Edinburgh Scotland

Ancestry Tours of Hyndford's Close, Edinburgh, Scotland. The Earl of Selkirk resided here, as did the inventor Daniel Rutherford who developed the gas lamp. He was grandfather to Sir Walter Scott who visited as a child. Other prominent figures associated with the close include The Duchess of Gordon, a stauch Jacobite and friend of Robert Burns, and Sir Walter Scott was made mason here. Biography of Robert Burns. Burns Supper. Robert Burns Books. Robert Burns Songs. Free Robert Burns Books. Robert Burns Tours of Scotland.

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