Kirkhill  Midlothian


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

Kirkhill, a village in Penicuik and Lasswade parishes, Edinburghshire, on the North Esk, ½ mile NE of Penicuik- town. Standing on rising-grounds, it has been extended since 1861 from the left to the right bank of the river; and it is mainly inhabited by papermakers. Pop. (1861) 342, (1871) 671, (1881) 755, of whom 505 were in Penicuik parish.—Ord. Sur., sh. 32, 1857.

Kirkhill through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 20th June 2024

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