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Page 1 – 2nd Section reads “men emerge from the tannery carrying each on his

8th October 1927
Page 1 - 2nd Section reads "men emerge from the tannery carrying each on his

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1927 – shoulders a load of sheepskins. (See 1952 Image opposite). As they bend under their wooly burdens, piled high upon their backs, they have the quaint appearance of two footed llamas . So they file into the drying yard and fling down their loads, which are presently hung out to dry in the sun”.

2nd paragraph same Section reads “Just below the uppermost weir on the left bank stands a tannery”.

In the 3rd Section reads – “Below the tanyard, and in the very centre of the village, stand two small white-washed cottages” — Grandpa Robert Sommerville Legget has scribbled a pencil note in the margin “one of them the Legget home ?” (the other on the right being the Tannery Stable – stabling 2 Clydesdale Horses.)

From the Archive of David Le Sueur and Family.

Dean Village Memories Added by Dean Village Memories Attributed to: The Weekly Scotsman

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