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Coldstream, Borders
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Historic maps of Coldstream and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.

Grandparents

My grandfather, Peter Brown, was born in Coldstream in 1875. His parents, John and Mary Ann Wallace lived in a cottage on the Hirsel estate. Peter was a joiner, as was John. Peter emigrated to New Zealand and was the first person to build a house up one of Wellington's hills. He was allowed to name the street and called it ...Read full memory