” . . an irregular triangle of streets which still follow the original 12th Century plan of the Royal Burgh.
The centre of this triangle remained open until it was built on in the 16th Century”

East Lothian Official Guide 1971

Welcome to the pages of Haddington’s History Society. We are a registered Scottish Charity (Number SCO72693).

Our main purposes and activities, as recorded in our constitution, are to:

  • Foster interest in the history and archaeology of Haddington and its environs through annual programmes of meetings visits and outings.
  • Collect, and hold on behalf of the local community, significant items of local historical interest.
  • Foster research into local history and to publish findings from time to time.

Who are we ?

Haddington’s History Society
Trustees (Committee) 2017-18




    Peter Ramage



          Malcolm Morris                         Vivian Hastie                       David Elder

              Treasurer                           Minutes Secretary                    Publicity



    Eric Glendinning                           Bill Rarity                             David Haire

      Past Convenor                         Past Convenor                        Past Convenor


        Joy Clarke                             Emma O’Riordan