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Craigie, Linlithgowshire

Historical Description

CRAIGIE, a village, in the parish of DALMENY, county of LINLITHGOW, 2¼ miles (E. N. E.) from Kirkliston, containing 15 inhabitants. It stands in the eastern part of the parish, and in its vicinity is Craigie Hall, formerly the residence and estate of the Craigies, an ancient and considerable family. One of them was a witness to the original charter granted to the first laird of Dundas in the vear 1120. In 1387 the heiress of the family married Sir John Stewart, who took the name, and his posterity continued here until 1640, when the estate of Craigie Hall was sold. It subsequently became the seat of the Hope family.-See DALMENY.

Transcribed from A Topographical Dictionary of Scotland, 1851 by Samuel Lewis