Bonnington  Midlothian


In 1882-4, Frances Groome's Ordnance Gazetteer of Scotland described Bonnington like this:

Bonnington, a hamlet in Ratho parish, Edinburghshire, 1½ mile SW of Ratho village.-Bonnington House, in the south-western vicinity of the hamlet, is a mansion of 1622. Bonnington estate, around the mansion and the hamlet, belonged anciently to Robert de Erskine; in the middle of the 17th century, to Lord Collington; in subsequent times, to successively the Durhams, the Cunninghams, and the Wilkies.

Bonnington through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 17th June 2024

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