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Tuesday, 29 July 2014

Nostalgia

Sweethearts marry at age of 81 and 69

KC times past July25 The annual and long-looked for Pic Nic in connection with the New Town Bowling green came off on Saturday afternoon, on the ground near to Langholm Lodge. The North British Agriculturalist, dealing in its summer number with agricultural men in the Border show district, says:– “Mr Thomas Elliot, Kirndean, Newcastleton, has still to a large extent his spurs to win, but he is a young man of much promise, and since he went to Roxburghshire has taken quite a prominent place in the county. A son of the late Mr Walter Elliot, who was for many years factor and manager at Ardtornish, he was brought up in a thorough school, and is not only an enthusiastic farmer, but a capital manager of stock.”A Langholm widow Mrs Nellie Moffat who is 81 years of age was married in Kirkpatrick-Fleming Parish Church on Friday, 10th July, to Mr Bill Grierson a 69-year-old widower.Cornet Johnstone was well supported on the Peden’s View rideout on Tuesday night when 52 riders participated. Ian Rhodes had a difficult job judging a good entry in the pony competition, the girls looking particularly smart with well-groomed ponies. After much deliberation, he eventually pronounced Allison Middlemass the winner and her sister Clare a close second.

Last updated 24 July 2014
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KC memory July25 THIS photo of Langholm Academy pupils was brought in by Betty Reid of Caroline Street, Langholm.

Last updated 24 July 2014
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Down Memory Lane

KC memory July17 ON July 7, 1996, Langholm’s first community fayre was held. Queen of the fayre was May Young, who led the parade from the Kilngreen in a horse-drawn carriage accompanied by Ian Lindsay.

Last updated 17 July 2014
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Down Memory Lane

DURING the 1999 Newcastleton traditional music festival Denis Muir of Springfield was the winner of a new guitar.

Last updated 11 July 2014
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Remarkable success for marksman Clark

100714 past The recruits of this corps having gone through the prescribed course of musketry instruction, and the older members through the shorter annual course under Captain Malcolm and 1st class Sergt. Instructor J. Pearson, ball firing was begun on Saturday 28th May. At the annual prize meeting of the 8th Royal Scots and East Lothian Rifle Association, Q.M.S.F. Clark, formerly of Langholm, was remarkably successful. On Tuesday, 30th June, the staff at Canonbie Post Office were entertained by Miss Agnes G Wylie to mark the occasion of her retiral as Postmistress of Canonbie.Last Saturday afternoon, the senior citizens and children of Townfoot had a very enjoyable time when a Street Party was held in the Car Park in honour of the “Toonfit’s” first Cornet.

Last updated 11 July 2014
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Down Memory Lane

sm endlmf WE TAKE a look back to 1985 and the 75th birthday celebrations of the Guide Movement.

Last updated 3 July 2014
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KC memory June26 IN JUNE 1985 Bruce Park ran a disco in aid of St Francis Erkinholme. He is seen here presenting a cheque to Sister Antonine for £50. The money was raised at the event. If you recognise anyone else in the picture or were at the event, please let us know.

Last updated 26 June 2014
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Royal appointment for jockey Tommy

KC files June12 150 Years Eskdale Rifles

Last updated 12 June 2014
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Down Memory Lane

KC memory June12 This photo was brought in by Audrey Maxwell and shows Langholm’s winning rugby team from the 1958/59 season, during which they won the Scottish and Border league championships before going on to win both Selkirk and Langholm Sevens.

Last updated 12 June 2014
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Attempted raid on high street shop

af times 56 150 years ago Railway Accident On Tuesday week last a train on the Gretna Branch of the Border Union Railway went off the rails close to Longtown station.

Last updated 5 June 2014
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Down Memory Lane

THIS photo, brought in by Alan Currie, shows a group of youngsters who are turning 60 this year. They are pictured in June 1963 while in P4 at Langholm.

Last updated 5 June 2014
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We were too busy to be frightened

af dday 56 1 “DURING the night and early hours of this morning the first of a series of landings in force upon the European Continent has taken place,” was the announcement Winston Churchill made to the House of Commons on Tuesday June 6, 1944.

Last updated 5 June 2014
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Hectic week of play for the under-fives

sm elpicgs 150 years The Fishing Laws – Protection Of Trout Mr Eden, one of the inspectors of salmon fisheries in England and Wales, met and conferred with the committee of the Esk and Liddel Fisheries Association, at the Crown Hotel, Langholm, on the 3rd inst.

Last updated 29 May 2014
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Down Memory Lane

sm elpicgs001 THIS week we take a look back to Newcastleton primary school in 1984 when Mrs May Robson was presented with a carriage clock from the staff on her retirement.

Last updated 29 May 2014
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Memorial proposed to town’s doctor

220514 docjohn 150 YEARS Early Swarming A hive of bees belonging to Mr T Franklin, Burnfoot, threw a large swarm yesterday.

Last updated 22 May 2014
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Down Memory Lane

220514 memory DURING this week in 1983 the Westerkirk Woman’s Guild held a small party to celebrate its 70th birthday.

Last updated 22 May 2014
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Pupils’ pet pictures pick up the prizes

KC pets May15 Arrangements have now been completed for a grand match between eight of the border bowling clubs, to be played on the old and new town bowling greens here, on Friday the 3rd of June next.

Last updated 15 May 2014
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