Our Communities in 1886

Extracts from a national directory of 1886 (below) provide an interesting ‘snapshot’ of our communities at that time
These include a general description, local history, important buildings, commercial activities, significant people (nobility, gentry and clergy), and a list of businesses

Find out what our communities were like in 1886 (here)
Gavinton is included under Duns

Source: 1886 – Slater’s (late Pigot and Co’s) Royal national commercial directory and topography of Scotland, National Library of Scotland (browse archive)

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