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1814 Walter Wilson and the Hanging in the Haugh

1814 was quite  a year for Walter Wilson to be Cornet, and the end of an era. The long Napoleonic wars seemed finally to be over – Napoleon had invaded Russia, and then retreated from Moscow, leading to a hundred French, German and Polish officers from his army coming to Hawick as prisoners of war … Continue reading

1836 Thomas Kedie the third Kedie Cornet

Thomas Kedie was a baker, living at Kirkstyle, east side at the head of Silver St. The Exchange Bar is probably Victorian, but the houses look older as you go towards the church. However, they are on the West side, not the East side where Cornet Kedie was living. The 1824 Woods Map is only … Continue reading

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