Wednesday, 2 August 2017

Old Photograph Dowie's Mill Cramond Scotland

Old photograph of Dowie's Mill on the River Almond by Cramond village, North West of Edinburgh, Scotland. There were four Mills owned by Caddell and Company, who first settled in Cramond in 1771. The four connected with this company were located within a short distance of each other, they were, Cockle Mill, Peggie's Mill, Dowies Mill and Fairafar Mill. The Cramond area has a long history, with evidence of Mesolithic, Bronze Age and Roman activity. In modern times, it was the birthplace of the Scottish economist John Law, born 1671, died 1729. Cramond was incorporated into the City of Edinburgh by Act of Parliament in 1920.

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