The Nuttall Encyclopedia
The county town, on the Tyne, 17 m. E. of Edinburgh; has interesting ruins of an abbey church, called the "Lamp of Lothian," a cruciform pile with a central tower, a corn exchange, &c.; was the birthplace of John Knox, Samuel Smiles, and Jane Welsh Carlyle.
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Haddington'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/h/haddington.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.