Acknowledgments

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)].

 
 

Notes

1.  http://www.gazetteerofscotland.org.uk/ Journal of a Tour
     made in Scotland (1803) 2nd edn, 1896, 1066
                                                                                       
2.  Clifford Gulvin, The Tweedmakers, A History of the
     Scottish Fancy Woollen Industry 1600-1914 (Newton
     Abbot, 1973), 86.

3.  Clifford Gulvin, The Tweedmakers, 104-5.

4.  M. Flinn, Scottish Population History from the 17th
   century to the 1930s (Cambridge, 1977), 311.

5.  Kevin Schurer and Matthew Woollard, National Sample
     from the 1881 Census of Great Britain, 5% Random
     Sample, Working Document Version 1.1 (University of 
     Essex, 2002), 73 (Table 4.1).

6.  Clifford Gulvin, The Tweedmakers, 173 (Table 14).

7.  Robert Hall, The History of Galashiels (Galashiels,
     1898), 307.

8.  Robert Hall, The History of Galashiels (Galashiels,
     1898), 316.

9.  Clifford Gulvin, The Tweedmakers, 86 (Table 3).

10. http://www.electricscotland.com/history/peebles/chap22.htm
      B.--Selkirkshire.
 
11. Graham Maxwell Ancestry Research Services, Galashiels
      Parish, Selkirkshire: Melrose Parish, Roxburghshire.
 
12. Southall, H.R. et al., Great Britain Historical
      Database: Census Data: Parish-level Population
      Statistics, 1801-1951 [computer file]. Colchester,
      Essex: UK Data Archive [distributor], August 2004.
      SN.4560.  

 

 
 

Biography: 
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. Brown and I. C. Lawson) Mainstream 1990. 

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