Old Lasswade & Bonnyrigg

Stock No 45868
EAN/ISBN 9781872074948
Author: Oliver van Helden
Publisher: Stenlake
Format: PB

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This book follows the rise and fall of the fortunes of two adjacent Lothian towns through their industrialisation and consequent wealth from coal, agriculture and paper-making and the Lasswade carpet factory. Photographs include the bridge and river at Lasswade, its High Street, the School Green, Elm Row, Polton Road and Eldin Place. Bonnyrigg is represented with pictures of its High Street, Dundas Street and the railway station. Local businesses featured include Henry Widnell & Son carpet makers and Dick's Shoe Warehouse.

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