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Oldhamstocks, East Lothian

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Oldhamstocks, East Lothian

Oldhamstocks or Aldhamstocks ("old dwelling place") is a civil parish and small village in the east of East Lothian, Scotland, adjacent to the Scottish Borders. It has a population of 193, and overlooks the North Sea. The parish church was consecrated in 1292. The summer Gala Day hosts activities such as sporting events. There is also judging of vegetables, plants and artwork. Oldhamstocks is the birthplace of John Broadwood (1732–1812), piano maker and founder of Broadwood and Sons.
Post townCockburnspath
Administrative CountyEast Lothian
Traditional CountyEast Lothian
OS GridNT7470
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityLothian and Borders
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLothian and Borders
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLothian and Borders
Ambulance AuthorityScottish
Dialling code01368
Population193 (2001)

Other names by which Oldhamstocks, East Lothian has been known in the past

Aldhamstoc ~ Oldhamstock

Oldhamstocks, East Lothian in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Oldhamstocks, vil., Haddingtonshire, and par., partly also in Berwickshire, on Oldhamstock Burn - par., 8837 ac., pop. 568; vil., 3 miles W. of Cockburns-path; P.O.

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