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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]


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

The Youth Club is now a regular meeting place for the children of the village aged 9-12years old. It is held every Thursday from 6.30 until 8pm in the Village Hall. Contact is: rossirvine@cheviotyouth.co.uk or 07725 845766 for more info. ... [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]


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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: 08/09/2019

Ancrum News and Calendar