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05-03-2009, 10:02 AM
Can anyone tell me what was at Cramond House Edinburgh in 1950. I am researching my family history and the address shows as the place of residence for the mother on a birth certificate. Any information would be helpful.

Sue Mackay
05-03-2009, 10:13 AM
There's quite a lot on Cramond House on Google, including this from The Crammond Association Website

The central portion was built in the 1680s as the laird’s next house. In 1778 a classical front was added, while the back was added in 1820.to make the final imposing mansion. Queen Victoria visited while at Holyrood. It is claimed as a possible original of R. L. Stevenson’s “House of Shaws”. Now owned by Cramond Kirk and used as the headquarters of the Scottish Wildlife Trust.

06-03-2009, 1:10 PM
Thanks for the info but I have googled Cramond House but can't find what it was used as in 1950 and why it would be given as an address for the particular person I am researching.