Heriot Row Edinburgh

Robert Louis Stevenson

Robert Louis Stevenson was born on the 13 November 1850 at 8 Howard Place Edinburgh near to Canonmills and the Water of Leith he went to school at Canonmills (now Baptist Church). The Stevenson family moved in 1857 to 17 Heriot Row Edinburgh where he lived from the age of 7 for the next 23 years the Stevenson family home. 

 Robert Louis Stevenson  Robert Louis Stevenson Kidnapped Monument

Robert Louis Stevenson Family Home at 17 Heriot Row Edinburgh

       Robert Louis Stevenson Heriot Row Edinburgh

Robert Louis Stevenson Birthplace 8 Howard Place Edinburgh

    Robert Louis Stevenson plaque 8 howard place Edinburgh

Writings of Robert Louis Stevenson

“There is scarce a deep sea light from Isle of Man | To North Berwick, but one of my blood designed it. | The Bell Rock stands monument for my Grandfather |   The Skerry Vhor for my Uncle Alan | And when the lights come out along the shores of Scotland |  I am proud to think that they burn brightly for | The genius of my Father. 

Writings of Robert Louis Stevenson

 

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