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Ancrum News and Calendar

News and Calendar of Events

This section of the web-site is based on a self-update system serviced and maintained from within the community. Adding, deleting and editing is a very simple, non-time consuming exercise, when the information is provided by organisations and groups within the community. An approach will be made to your community in the very near future regarding the collation and updating of information within ... [more]


Friends of the Monteath Mausoleum

Help save the Monteath Mausoleum Sited on a hilltop on St Cuthbert's Way, next to Lilliardsedge Golf Course, the Monteath Douglas Mausoleum is a grand Victorian Monument outlined against the sky. Now semi-derelict, it is on the Buildings at Risk Scotland Register. Friends of the Monteath Mausoleum are a group of local people concerned with the practical care and upkeep of the Monument ... [more]


Kids Karate

Every Thursday in the main hall at 4.30pm. Contact: Malcolm Elliott 01450 379355 ... [more]


Community Council

Second Tuesday in the month in the small meeting room at 7.30pm Contact: Robert Smith 01835 830544 ... [more]


Astronomy Club

First Tuesday in the month, in the small meeting room at 7.30pm Contact: Peter Flannery 01835 830444 Ancrum Astronomy Club ... [more]


Knitting / Craft Circle in Ancrum

On the last Monday of every month in Ancrum Village Hall Small Meeting Room 2pm. Transport can be arranged by phoning Jean Brown on 01835 830754 New members welcome. ... [more]


Ancrum Youth Club

Ancrum Youth Club The Youth Club is now a regular meeting place for the children of the village aged 9-12years old. It is held every second Thursday from 6.30 until 8pm in the Village Hall. For an entry fee of only £1 which includes refreshments, children get to take part in various activities, often with invited guests. Recent examples include working with RNIB, jewellery making, Circus Skills, ... [more]


Community Café

The Community Cafe will be held every second Monday in the month in the main hall at 10.30am Contact: Janet McLeish 01835 830605 ... [more]


Ancrum FC - 2015 Car Boot Dates

2015 Car Boot Dates 12th April 10th May 14th June 23rd August ... [more]


Calendar of Events

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Ancrum SWRI

Wednesday 8th April Meeting in the Village Hall at 7pm Open Night Border Blooms - Mrs Gail Watson Competitions: 1. Posy of Spring Flowers 2. Jar of Raspberry Jam Visitors' Competition - Posy of Spring Flowers Hostesses - Members Please bring your own cup, pencil and notebook SCO 26273 ... [more]


Ancrum FC Car Boot Sale - First of the Season

Sunday 12th April at Ancrum FC Football Ground. £6 cars, £10 transit type vans and trailers. Gates open at 8am, with last entry at 1.30pm. NO food vendors. ... [more]


Art @ Ancrum

Saturday 2nd till Monday 4th May Art @ Ancrum A long weekend of exhibitions by 30+ professional artists and makers in several venues throughout the village of Ancrum. See and support the wealth of local creative talent. Ancrum Village, TD8 6UX Free Tel: 01835 823473 www.artatancrum.org.uk ... [more]


Ancrum SWRI

Wednesday 13th May Meeting in the Village Hall at 7pm Cake Decorating - Mrs Shona Morrison Competitions: fete Cup 1. French Apple Tart 2. Fingerless Mitts Hostesses - Ms Charles and Mrs Neil Please bring your own cup, pencil and notebook SCO 26273 ... [more]


Ancrum SWRI

Wednesday 10th June Summer Outing - to be arranged. ... [more]


Ancrum SWRI

Wednesday 9th September Meeting in the Village Hall at 7pm Family History - Amy Thomson Competitions: 1. Oldest dated letter/ postcard 2. 4 pieces peanut brittle Hostesses - Mrs Little and Mrs McDonald Please bring your own cup, pencil and notebook SCO 26273 ... [more]


Ancrum SWRI

Birthday Party - Meal Out - date and venue to be arranged ... [more]


Ancrum SWRI

Wednesday 11th November Meeting in the Village Hall at 7pm Business meeting - Members' Night Competitions: 1. Decorated Cream Cracker 2. decorated Wooden Spoon Hostesses - Mrs Wight and Mrs Dorricott Please bring your own cup, pencil and notebook SCO 26273 ... [more]


Ancrum SWRI

Wednesday 9th December Meeting in the Village Hall at 7pm Christmas Party Competitions: 1. Best Wrapped Christmas Parcel 2. 4 x Chocolate Truffles Hostesses - Members Please bring your own cup, pencil and notebook SCO 26273 ... [more]



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Adam Murdie Hogg MM - Ancrum Born and Bred

Adam Murdie Hogg was born on 15 October 1895 in New Belses, Roxburghshire. Follow his life to Canada and back to fight in WW1, where he was killed and awarded the Military Medal for Bravery, posthumously. Adam Murdie Hogg ... [more]


"In Days Gone By"

I have just received a photo of Ancrum Old Parish Church and Graveyard from Karen Richardson in Alberta, Canada, whose husband's ancestors are interred in Ancrum Graveyard. They were James and Elinor Hogg who lived at Old Belses. Their son, Alexander emigrated to Canada and the following generations still stay near Elnora in Alberta. The area is named after the wives of two postmasters - El ... [more]


In Days Gone By - 2

A picture believed to have been taken of pupils at Sandystones School about 1900. The young very smart lad in the front row, dressed in the striped jacket is James Hogg, whose relatives sent the photo from Alberta, Canada. Can anyone add to the names of the people in the photo? ... [more]


Ancrum, The Tartan Blanket and a Puzzle.

Larry McKay from Canada, e-mailed the Ancrum Site asking for assistance in trying to trace his ancestors, but including reference to an interesting story. His grandmother was Elizabeth Rutherford Scott who lived at 3 The Knowe with his grandfather James William Scott. Whilst going through items left to him, he found a Tartan Blanket or Plaid which had attached to it an article from the The K ... [more]


University of the Third Age - 4 Border Abbeys Group

All interested persons in the Ancrum area will be most welcome to join us at the Abbey Row Centre, Kelso. Further details at: U3A 4 Border Abbeys Group ... [more]


Last Update: 11/03/2015

Ancrum News and Calendar