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Ayton Local History Society


The programme of talks for 2022/23 is shown below. Everyone is welcome to attend either by joining for an annual membership of £7 or by paying for individual talks at £3 each. Apart from April, all are held on the last Tuesday of the month in Ayton Community Hall, starting at 7.30pm.


September 27th

The Eyemouth Fish Teind Riots of 1861

Norrie McLeish


October 25th

Lost Churches of the Borders

Kenneth McLean


November 29th

Irregular Border Marriages

Linda Bankier



January 31st

Louisa Waterford and the mystery of the Labyrinth

Jac Kurio


February 28th

Are we nearly there yet? - distance markers, maps, early measurement systems and great journeys in Scotland

Bruce Keith


March 28th


Berwick Boyhood between the Wars

Elisabeth Wilson


April 25th

Visit to Paxton House including the restored waterwheel

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