A few images of

COWANS OF PENICUIK

 

Doodles from a Cowan family holiday: possibly House of Arroquhar, 1830                                               Roger Kelly

 

Alexander Cowan with the children of his first marriage outside Moray House, their Edinburgh home, in 1839

 

 

Click to see Messrs. Cowan’s Valleyfield Schools Regulations & prices of work (19thcentury)

 

Cowan & Co invoice for account of Robert R. Glen, Linlithgow, 1854                                                  Roger Kelly

 

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Three images of Cowans’ Valleyfield Mills Penicuik and the railway around 150 years ago, 100 years ago,, and 50 years ago

 

Floods at Valleyfield Mills 1893 -watchers at the window top left                                                                                Jim Neil

 

Shops in Penicuik High Street next to the Cowan Institute                                                                                        Jim Neil

 

 

Cowan Institute members card     Dogstooth violets by the yew hedge in Alexander Cowan’s garden, Valleyfield House 1 May 1933

 

CLICK TO SEE THE COWAN ADVERTISEMENTS OF 1944

 

Cowan research staff outside Woodslea House, Penicuik, next to Valleyfield Mill, in the early 1950s                       Jim Neil

 

Cowan research staff outside their newly adapted headquarters at Valleyfield House, Penicuik, in 1955                   Jim Neil

 

Alex Cowan & Sons Ltd. trade advertising     

 

 

 

THE COWAN ADVERTISEMENTS OF 1944

 

 

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