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Parish of Yester

(Gifford)

Yester is a parish, which lies in East Lothian Council Area, some 5 miles (9 km) south of Haddington and 10 miles (17 km) southeast of Prestonpans in East Lothian. It is also known as Gifford.

It is located in the old county of East Lothian, which disappeared following the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1974.

The parish has an area of 36.6 sq. km (14.1 sq. miles). Yester has 6 neighbouring parishes; namely Bolton, Channelkirk, Garvald & Bara, Haddington, Humbie and Lauder.


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