CORNHILL SOCIAL HISTORY PROJECT
Community and social change

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History, development, population
CMS Sowers’ Band 1909
Cornhill House Summer Fêtes 1950s
Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II, 1953
Women's Institute 1956
Village Hall
Stage Coach ‘72 First Night Ball
Flower Show

An account of the history, development and population of Cornhill has been written by Dr. Keith Bailey and can be found on the
Cornhill Village website

CMS (Church Missionary Society) Sowers’ Band, April 1909


Mary Holland was the wife of the Rector, Canon Holland

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Cornhill House Summer Fêtes in 1950s






Church Garden Fête 1951
left to right: Betty Mitchell, Doris Wilson, Florence Beveridge, Garry Wilson (aged 3 or 4), Jean Wilson,
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Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II, 1953



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Women's Institute, December 1956



From left to right - Mrs. Maxwell from Cramond Hill, Miss Larsen (teacher), ?, Peggy Allan, Mrs. McLean

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Village Hall

Please refer to the section on the ‘Buildings’ page.

Stage Coach ‘72 First Night Ball

This event was organised by the Coldstream Cornhill Committee
with the City of Edinburgh Lions Club
on 3rd June 1972

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Flower Show


Flower show, 1960s
left to right - Mr. Dalton senior, Judge, Judge, Eric Beveridge (with salver), Mr. Dalton junior, Adam Allan


Flower show 1986 ©Tweeddale Press

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