Acknowledgments

 

1. www.500yearsofprinting.org/ (500 Years of Printing in Scotland 1508-2008)

2. Rare Books Collection, National Library of Scotland

3. Wikipedia: quote Moran, James (1969) The Columbian Press, Journal of the Printing Historical Society (5) pp.[1]-23 plates 1-7

4. Peebles Town Council Poster to Attract Industry, 24 October 1857. Reproduced by courtesy of the Tweeddale Museum, Peebles ). [This is one a collection of papers found in the attic of Sheila Scott's grandfather John Buchan, 1st Baron Tweedsmuir; from A. Scott, Gleanings from Grandfather's Attic (Peebles, 1991)]

5. A Blog.typoretum.co.uk

6. www.woodsidepress.com/CUSTOM

7. www.metaltype.co.uk/photos/photos35

8. www.britishletterpress.co.uk/presses

9. www.britishletterpress.co.uk/presses [Arab advertisement, The British Printer, 1890]

10. www.britishletterpress.co.uk/presses ['Acme' platen, Photo courtesy Messrs Cropper, Charlton & Co. Ltd.]

11. www.dembicpress.co.uk (Times Office Upper and Lower case)

12. www.johnjarrodprintingmuseum.org.uk/composing

13. Peeblesshire Rolls of Honour (Mr Donald Swanson)

 

 

 

Joe Brown

Born 1921; began newspaper career 1936 with Peeblesshire Advertiser published by the Neidpath Press, Peebles; served with the local Territorial Battalion 8th Royal Scots (May 1939-43) and 7th/9th (Highlanders) Battalion The Royal Scots (1943-46). Post-War: executive posts with The Scotsman Publications, Coventry Newspapers and Birmingham Post & Mail; CBE for services to British Newspapers.  BA(Hons). Honorary Callant of the Royal Burgh of Peebles Callants’ Club.  Warden of Neidpath 1983. Publications: History of Peebles: 1850-1990 (J. L. Brown and I. C. Lawson) Mainstream 1990; Letter to Our Grandchildren (J. L. Brown and M. Brown), Published for private circulation.

Contact: lawlerbrown@blueyonder.co.uk

 

 
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