Cornhill Social History

CORNHILL SOCIAL HISTORY PROJECT
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Main Street


Photo c.1906, reproduced in the book 'Old Coldstream and Cornhill' by John Griffiths
published by Stenlake Publishing


From left to right: St. Helen’s View with Cornhill Village shop, run by Nicholas Jeffrey,
Church View and next door, Carlowrie. The latter used to be the Police House occupied by Constable William Crisp.
The distant cottages, including the former Post Office, managed in 1906 my Miss Ann Reid,
the sub-postmistress, have been replaced by modern bungalows.
Front House, middle right, on the east side of the Learmouth-Mindrum road has been demolished.


Similar view taken 19th June 2019


Same view as above but taken further to the west


Same view as above but taken slightly later

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View down Main Street to the east, c. 1910, with Front House
on the east corner of the minor road to Learmouth and Mindrum


Similar view taken 19th June 2019


Front House, pre 1950?. The Beveridge family lived on the right.
The part on the left was occupied by the Fair family and Mrs. Richardson lived in the T-shaped piece behind.
The toilets for the building were at the back. The gardens went down to the south to Tor Cottage
Several Cornhill residents remember The Beehive pub in Front House at one time


Similar view taken 19th June 2019 - Front House demolished

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View down Main Street to the east; Collingwood Arms on left


Similar view taken 19th June 2019


The snow of February 2001


View of Main Street looking west.
The horse and trap are coming out of the Learmouth-Mindrum Road.
Marshall’s can be seen on the far corner of Main Street and Knowe Head.


Similar view taken 19th June 2019

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