Bygone Businesses

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Marshall’s can be see on the corner of Main Street with Knowe Head.(now Marshall Mews)
The village school can be seen to the left off Knowe Head.© R. Johnson & Son

The sign reads “J.W. Marshall
Cycle Repairs,
Motor for Hire”
Marshall’s used to be the blacksmith’s

The blacksmith at work

The site of the now derelict Marshall’s petrol station
The Berwick Advertiser printed these photos and reported on this on 15th February 2001
Residents were concerned about the state of the site in the centre of the village.
In August 2006, the site was cleared and new houses built, (as shown in the photo below).

View of what used to be Marshall’s, taken on 19th June 2019

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F & F Moffat, haulier, used to be where Rickerby’s yard is today

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Post Office

1897 Postmistress - Miss Isabella Palmer
Letters from the south arrived on the 9.30 train
Or from Kelso at 10.00
Postbox was cleared at 9.00, 9.50, 13.00, 19.15

The distant cottages to the right, included the former Post Office, managed in 1906 by Miss Ann Reid,
the sub-postmistress, have been replaced by modern bungalows.

A drawing by David Morrow of the Old Post Office in 1991 from Teresa Culbertson

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