Person NameRoyal Burgh of Dunbar; c1329-1975; East Lothian
EpithetEast Lothian
ActivityCreated 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.
Corporate NameRoyal Burgh of Dunbar
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