Ramsay Lane Castlehill Royal Mile Edinburgh

First Ragged School in Scotland is in Ramsay Lane was the site of the first Ragged School in Scotland and was founded by Dr Thomas Guthrie in 1847. Ragged Schools were free education for poor and homeless children. There is a Ragged School museum in London. THE SCULPTURED BIBLE above the door of 1 Ramsay Lane is inscribed with the words “search the scriptures” “ST JOHN V S V 39”

 Ragged School Ramsay Lane Castlehill Edinburgh  Ramsay Lane Ragged School Bible Edinburgh

 

Link to Ramsay Garden Castlehill