Crichton  Midlothian


In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Crichton like this:

Crichton.-- par. and vil., E. border of Edinburghshire, 2 miles NE. of Fushiebridge ry. sta. and 6 miles SE. of Dalkeith, 4821 ac., pop. 1094; in vicinity of vil. is the ruined castle of Crichton, described in Marmion, the residence of Sir William Crichton, Chancellor of Scotland during the minority of James II.

Crichton through time

Crichton is now part of Midlothian district. Click here for graphs and data of how Midlothian has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Crichton itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Crichton in Midlothian | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 17th June 2024

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