Liberton  Midlothian


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

Liberton, par. and vil., Edinburghshire - par. (containing part of the burgh and suburbs of Edinburgh), 6617 ac., pop. 6026; vil., 2½ miles SE. of centre of Edinburgh; P.O., T.O.; the parish church is on the site of a very ancient church, mentioned in the foundation charter of Holyrood (1128); an hospital anciently stood at Liberton, which is said to be "Lepertown".

Liberton through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 24th October 2021

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