CORNHILL SOCIAL HISTORY PROJECT
The family is standing in front of Church View cottage which was on the site of the Village Hall - 1950s
left to right - Mrs. Allan, Mr. Allan, their son Adam with Margaret and Max, the boxer
Isaac Beveridge of Front House, in his chauffeur’s uniform
The note on the back of this photo:
To Mr. Logan, Cornhill Farm
“I believe first car in Cornhill. No driving test in those days”
For the last 22 years, he had worked for Mr. J.V. Lindsay of Cornhill Farm, and had also served the previous owner, Mr. R.W. Logan.
Isaac and his wife retired to Burn Cottage, East Learmouth.
Pim Beveridge, 5th son of Isaac
The marriage of Ann Beveridge to Charlie Mitchell, February 1961
Roping the bride: Local children used to gather outside the Church holding a rope across the church gates preventing the bride and groom from passing through the gate until the best man threw pennies to the children. The rope was then lowered to allow the newly married couple to pass and the children collected the pennies, known as ‘a scramble’
Tom and Meg Coxon’s Golden Wedding anniversary, 1981
They were married at Carham, April 4th 1931.
Bridesmaid left - Jen Moffat, Best man right - Jack Coxon