Search East Lothian History Societies

Restricted to current websites in East Lothian, concerned with history – dominated by John Gray Centre, East Lothian Antiquarians and East Lothian 4th Statistical Account.

Start with simple queries like ‘phantassie’ or compound words like ‘ice houses’.

Use a plus sign to force the inclusion of a keyword ‘+rennie’ or a negative sign like “-houston” to exclude words.

To restrict results to a single website use:


note the site: qualifier

To ensure you get only results with a specific qualifier:

ice houses intext:”East Lothian”

note the intext: qualifier has quotes

These search tips will work outside of the programmable search engine we have created.

If you have a well structured local history or heritage website that you would like us to add, ping us an email at