Cornhill Social History

CORNHILL SOCIAL HISTORY PROJECT
Other places within the Parish and nearby

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Donaldson’s Lodge
Tillmouth School
Tillmouth Park
Tillmouth Football Club (Sport page)
Twizel
St. Cuthbert’s
Wark
West Learmouth

Donaldson’s Lodge


Donaldson’s Lodge, 1907 (unsure of date)


Similar view taken on 20th June 2019


The community, 1907 (unsure of date)


Brethren House


The Lodgers


Donaldson’s Lodge 1940s
Back row, left to right - Frank Swan, D. Black, George Swan
Front row, left to right - Margaret Green, Jim Green

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Tillmouth School


School children 1910 - 1913


Names of pupils 1910-1913. Help with this would be appreciated!



School children 1950s


School children about 1957


Sports Shield presented to E Jeffrey and J. Green, around 1957/58


School children about 1959


School children 1963-64


School children - date?


School children - date?


School children - date?
Head Teacher could be Susan Chapman Stafford

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Tillmouth Park


Tillmouth Park


Similar view taken on 19th June 2019


Tillmouth Park staff, late 1960s
Back row, left to right - ? , ? , ? , Cis Wood, Agnes Widdrington, Mrs Wallace, Margaret Wallace
Front row, left to right - Mrs Smith, Lily Green, ?, Margaret Green


Another photo of Tillmouth Park staff, date?
Back row, left to right - ?, Ann Gladstone, ?, Vicki Kurk, ?, Eileen Jeffrey, ?, ?, Mrs Leo Hill, Mr. Leo Hill (Manager)
Front row, left to right - Mrs. Smith, Joyce Dalgliesh, Lily Green, Agnes Widdrington, Cis Wood


Lunch for Tenants and Ghillies, Tillmouth Park, 1950s
Jim Green's grandfather ran Harper Ridge Farm 1920s to late 1950s
Back row middle - Matt Green
Also on photo - Willy Pyle, Colin Swan, Andrew Binnie


Tillmouth Park 1940s
Back row, left to right - Frank Swan, D. Black, George Swan
Front row, left to right - Margaret Green, Jim Green


Tillmouth Park and Twizel Bridge

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Twizel


Twizel Castle The castle was built by the Blake family
It was pulled down in 1881; only ruins remain, as shown in the photo below, 21st June 2019


View of Twizel Castle above the old bridge
Twizel Old Bridge is believed to be the longest single-span mediaeval bridge in Britain.
It was used by English forces during the Battle of Flodden (1513).


Another view of the bridge and castle


Artist’s impression of the old Twizel Bridge


Another view of Twizel Bridge


Similar view taken on 21st June 2019

 


Twizel station


Twizel Red House


Twizel in the snow, 1963

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St. Cuthbert’s
The Chapel


St. Cuthbert's Chapel


Liz Allen with her dog, Digby


View to the Tweed


View to the viaduct over the Till

St. Cuthbert’s railway bridge


St. Cuthbert’s railway bridge


St. Cuthbert’s railway bridge

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Wark


Wark School 1950s
Back row, left to right - Mr. Carruthers, Tim Douglas, Derek Laidlaw, Robert Thomson, Alec McKie, John Brown,
Michael Crozier, Gordon Moffat, David Barton
Second to back row, left to right - Joyce Lowrie, Margaret Armstrrong, Margaret Milton, Doreen Stuart, Nessie Armstrong,
Sheila Moffat, Nancy Clark, Ann Hall, Margaret Brown, Miss Atkinson
Third to back row, left to right - Tony Snaith, George Patterson, Betty Younger, George Dunn, Ian Cowe, ? Watson,
Ewen Carruthers, Robert Brown
Second to front row, left to right - Margaret Coxon, Dorothy Brown, ? Watson, Rae Alexander, Gladys Moscrop,
Vivian Winter, Margaret Culbertson, Margaret Douglas, Alsia Laidlaw, Susan Laidlaw, Hazel Bishop
Front row, left to right - David Clark, Brian Hislop, Ian Culbertson, Gordon Snaith, George Anderson, Ian Patterson,
Douglas Coultherd, Ronnie Muscrop, Jimmy Skeen


Wark School 1965
Back row, left to right - Michael Heatley, Kenneth Allan, Gail Scott, Carol Young, Norma Gillie, Alison Potts, Colin Tait, Alex Ferguson, Melville Swan, Neil Laidlaw, Jimmy Hope, Rory Ferguson.
Front row, left to right - Ann Kukk, Gary Burns, Pat Hope, Fiona Stuart, ? , Winnie Wilson, Ian Hogarth.


View of Wark (from the Castle?) - date?


Wark village - date?


Wark ferry across the Tweed

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West Learmouth


West Learmouth Sports, 1949

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