To record my appreciation to Southall, H.R., et al., and the Economic and Social Data Service (ESDS/UK Archive) for allowing me to download the Scottish Parish Population Statistics for 1881 from the Great Britain Historical Database: Census Data: Parish-level Population Statistics, 1801-1951 [computer file]. Colchester, Essex: UK Data Archive [distributor], August 2004. SN4560.To acknowledge and compliment the Borders Family History Society for producing and making available their disk Hall’s History of Galashiels, transcribed, annotated and indexed by Bill and Jean Marshall-Roberts [Robert Hall, The History of Galashiels, (Walker, Galashiels, 1898)].
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Joe Brown born 1921; began newspaper career 1936 with Peeblesshire Advertiser published by the Neidpath Press, Peebles; served with the local Territorial Battalion 8th Royal Scots (May 1939-43) and 7th/9th (Highlanders) Battalion The Royal Scots (1943-46). Post-War: executive posts with The Scotsman Publications, Coventry Newspapers and Birmingham Post & Mail; CBE for services to British Newspapers. Honorary Callant of the Royal Burgh of Peebles Callants’ Club. Warden of Neidpath 1983. BA(Hons). Publications: History of Peebles: 1850-1990 (J. L. Brownand I. C. Lawson) Mainstream 1990. Websites: www.lawlerbrown.com [Second World War Memoirs] www.mabelbrown.co.ukwww.john-lowrie.comwww.neidpathpress.comwww.historyofpeebles.com