Person NameBurgh of Tranent; 1541-1975
ActivityTranent cliams to be the oldest mining community in Scotland and was created a burgh of barony in favour of George, 4th Lord Seton in 1541-1542.
Town and parish in East Lothian. Under the Police Act of 1892, Tranent was governed by a provost, 2 baillies and 6 commissioners.
A town, until 1975 in the county of East Lothian, and a police burgh from 1860. A small burgh from 1930 until 1975. National Grid Reference NT4072
Corporate NameBurgh of Tranent
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