|Activity||Created royal burgh by David II, Dunbar was governed in the 19th century by a provost, 3 baillies, a treasurer and 7 councillors. It partly adopted the General Police and Improvement Act of Scotland prior to 1871. |
Situated in North-eastern coast of East Lothian. National Grid Reference NT6778.
A town, until 1975 in the county of East Lothian and a royal burgh until 1975. A police burgh from 1863. A small burgh from 1930 until 1975.
Together with Haddington, North Berwick, Lauder and Jedburgh it returned an MP to the British parliament.