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In the News: Visit by Lord Roberts!

30/12/1902

Berwickshire News and General Advertiser – Visit by Lord Roberts 30 December 1902

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Stobs Mansion House

09/01/1903
Stobs Mansion House

“This is the mansion house of the estate recently bought by the Government for military purposes. They purpose erecting barracks capable of accommodating some 20,000 men, and in summer it is expected there will be any number up to 40,000.” Meisenbath. Posted 09/01/1903. Ian Lowes Collection.

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In the News: Railway enhancements at Hawick!

10/02/1903

Berwickshire News and General Advertiser – Railway enhancements at Hawick 10 February 1903

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In the News: Stobs referred to as Aldershot!

24/03/1903

Berwickshire News and General Advertiser – Stobs referred to as the Aldershot of Scotland 24 March 1903 Confirmation that the Berwickshire Battalion and the Border Rifles will camp at Stobs, now being referred to as the “Aldershot of Scotland”.

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In the News: Temporary railway station at Acreknowe!

31/03/1903

Berwickshire News and General Advertiser – Temporary railway station at Acreknowe 31 March 1903

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In the News: Additional lands!

19/05/1903

Berwickshire News and General Advertiser – Additional lands purchased at Stobs 19 May 1903 The War Office agrees to buy the lands belonging to the Duke of Buccleuch and adjoining Stobs Camp.

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In the News: Army Service Corps!

26/05/1903

Berwickshire News and General Advertiser – Army Service Corps start work on Stobs 26 May 1903

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In the News: Field-Marshall Earl Roberts visits Stobs!

02/06/1903

Berwickshire News and General Advertiser – Field-Marshall Earl Roberts visits Stobs 2 June 1903 Field-Marshall Earl Roberts VC, Commander in Chief of the British Army visits the “Borderland” with the intention of also visiting Stobs on 22nd August 1903.

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