NEWS & EVENTS

 21st June 2017
NEW POST - Take a look HERE  to see some examples of the range of archive material gathered in the five years of the group's history.

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8th June 2017 
NEW POST - An  Earlston mole-catcher,  Stweart Paterson  (1832-1908),  made a good living from his trade and also built the Church Street property at the East End of the village.  Read about him in our latest post HERE

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24th May 2017

NEW POST - Take a look at a cartoon view of Earlston High Street, penned in the early 20th century - HERE on our latest blog post .

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8th May 2017

NEW POST Earlston's village blacksmiths  is the topic of our latest  blog post at  https://auldearlston.blogspot.co.uk  Thanks are due to the work  of Dr. Donald Straughan,  whose  ancestor was blacksmith Alexander Scott.  Dr. Straughan also looked  at other local families in the trade by the names of Aitken, Dickson, Lee, Sudden, Waldie and Wilkie.   Do read on!   



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 25th April 2017
NEW POST  - a second look at Earlston's musical talents with photographs from Earlston Girls' Club "Simple Simon"  production and the Earlston Kinderspiel  (children's shows)  in the early 1900's.  Click  HERE 

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6th April 2017 
NEW POST - A light-hearted look on our latest post at Earlston's Got Talent, with photographs of concerts and shows, spanning nearly 100 years.
See https://auldearlston.blogspot.co.uk


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22nd March 2017
NEW POST - In the 1860's Christopher Sanderson of Earlston was a successful businessman, a master grocer  who built a substantial block of properties at the corner of West Green.  Yet he left this behind  to become a  farmer and ended up in court  charged with arson.   Read all about him in the latest  article on our blog at https://auldearlston.blogspot.co.uk  


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14th March 2017
NEW POST - What was occupying the columns  of "The Earlston Comet", a new newspaper first published  in 1891Find out in our latest blog post at https://auldearlston.blogspot.co.uk

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 25th February 2017
NEW POST  - Our latest post looks at the fascinating information to be found in Earlston Kirk Session Records.   They provide us with a unique social commentary on life at the time - with the emphasis on charity and chastisement, as the church provided hlp to the poor and needy, but censure to those involved in "moral turpitude".  Read on athttps://auldearlston.blogspot.co.u

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13th February 2017
NEW POST  - Take a look at our latest blog post on the Blacksmiths of Earlston - at https://auldearlston.blogspot.co.uk

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 25th January 2017

New Post:  Find out how Earlston in 1931 became the first place in Berwickshire to have an aerodrome and the  excitement of local people in seeing an air display there - the topic of our  latest post on our blog at  https://auldearlston.blogspot.co.uk.   


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7th January 2017
 New Post: Our latest post HERE features a profile of Doctor John Young, who served the Earlston community and beyond for over fifty years.  

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