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Friday, 19 December 2014

Poem by Jock the Post looks back at High Street we knew

SO MUCH of Langholm has changed over the years – and not for the better. Look at the High Street. Gone are so many familiar names.

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G J Latimer, Ironmongers: A Young, D Latimer, and Giles Latimer in 1925, before the extension in 1926/7

Ronnie Stewart showed me this poem which reflects what I’ve said about the loss of the shops we knew from our youth.It was written by Jock the Post, the Jock Murray, we saw in the Down Memory Lane photo the other week.

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