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Annual fairs in Peebles; visits from travelling circuses and..., 1971

Track ID : 26960

Fieldworkers : Scott, Sheila (895)

Annual fairs in Peebles; visits from travelling circuses and a waxworks; smaller circuses. There was a lot of fun to be had in Peebles in David Lawson's youth. There were three annual fairs, two o...

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The Yetholm Gypsies visited Peebles selling basket-work and..., 1971

Track ID : 26964

Fieldworkers : Scott, Sheila (895)

The Yetholm Gypsies visited Peebles selling basket-work and dealing in horses; the Wilsons had a tannery in Peebles. The Yetholm Gypsies came into Peebles with their wagons all hung round with bas...

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Coulter's Candy, 1971

Track ID : 26965

Fieldworkers : Scott, Sheila (895)

Recollection of Coltart selling his candy in Peebles, and singing 'Coulter's Candy'. David Lawson recalls Coltart the sweet seller in Peebles. He used to have his candy made up in small bags, whic...

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Concerts, bioscope shows, and travelling theatres in Peebles..., 1971

Track ID : 26966

Fieldworkers : Scott, Sheila (895)

Concerts, bioscope shows, and travelling theatres in Peebles in the late 19th century. In Peebles in David Lawson's youth there were concerts twice a month in the winter, organised by two committe...

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Excursion to Portobello from Peebles the day after the Belta..., 1971

Track ID : 26968

Fieldworkers : Scott, Sheila (895)

Excursion to Portobello from Peebles the day after the Beltane Fair; other annual trips. In David Lawson's youth, the Beltane Fair was confined to the Friday, with the riding of the marches and th...

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Blacksmiths and other businesses, and the town drummer, in l..., 1971

Track ID : 27002

Fieldworkers : Scott, Sheila (895)

Blacksmiths and other businesses, and the town drummer, in late 19th century Peebles. When David Lawson was young there were three blacksmiths, a cooper, a tinsmith and thirty or forty tailors in ...

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Public wells in Peebles in the late 19th century., 1971

Track ID : 27005

Fieldworkers : Scott, Sheila (895)

Public wells in Peebles in the late 19th century. There were still some public wells in Peebles in David Lawson's youth, including some in the High Street, at the Tontine, at East Gate, and in the...

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The 19th century hand-operated fire engine in Peebles was re..., 1971

Track ID : 27009

Fieldworkers : Scott, Sheila (895)

The 19th century hand-operated fire engine in Peebles was replaced by a steam engine. The hand-operated fire engine that lay under the Tweed bridge in Peebles was replaced by a steam engine in Dav...

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David Lawson recalls two named bathing pools on the Cuddy, 1971

Track ID : 27013

Fieldworkers : Scott, Sheila (895)

David Lawson recalls two named bathing pools on the Cuddy [Edderston Water].

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Many buildings in Peebles are faced with sandstone, which wa..., 1971

Track ID : 27014

Fieldworkers : Scott, Sheila (895)

Many buildings in Peebles are faced with sandstone, which was dressed in open sheds. Many buildings in Peebles are faced with sandstone. Good examples are the Sheriff Court and the Police Headquar...

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