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“The Newspaper Article begins ” WOOL skinning may sound the unlikeliest sphere in which

16th November 1951
"The Newspaper Article begins " WOOL skinning may sound the unlikeliest sphere in which

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to look for romance, but the Edinburgh firm of Robert Legget & Son’s Water of Leith, and the other skinners in Scotland, can more than justify the claim in the way they carry on the age-old traditions of their craft. (READ ON).

(Footnote 4 paragraphs further down it reads – “In 1831 a Robert Legget appeared in the records as Deacon of the Skinners Incorporation. In these days deacons of the craft guilds were very important citizens indeed”. In the margin my Grandfather Robert Legget had written in a (duplicate newspaper copy) “1631” in blue ink thus highlighting the Year error that his descendent Robert Legget appeared in the records in 1631 and not 1831 as stated.) (1951)

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