Place:Loanhead, Midlothian, Scotland

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NameLoanhead
TypeTown
Coordinates55.867°N 3.15°W
Located inMidlothian, Scotland     ( - 1975)
See alsoLasswade, Midlothian, Scotlandparish in which Loanhead was located
Lothian, Scotlandregional administration 1975-1996
Midlothian (council area), Scotlandunitary Council Area since 1996
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog

Loanhead, with a population of between 6,000 and 7,000, is a small town located in the parish of Lasswade in the former Scottish county of Midlothian, 5 miles (8km) southeast of Edinburgh. It owes its existence to coal and shale mining, and to the paper industry.

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For references, see the parish of Lasswade.

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