"Haddingtonshire (or East Lothian), maritime co. in SE. of Scotland;
is bounded NW., N., and NE. by the Firth of Forth and the North Sea, SE.
and S. by Berwickshire, and W. by Edinburghshire (or MidLothian); greatest
length, N. and S., 17 miles; greatest breadth, E. and W., 26 miles; seaboard,
31¾ miles; area, 173,298 ac., pop. 38,502." from The New London Gazetteer 1826