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CodeNA10261
Person NameSelkirk Merchant Company
ActivityThe Selkirk Merchant Company has been in existence as a charitable organisation since at least 1694 and is still active today. The Company is made up from the principal professional and businessmen in the town. In 1866 a small sum was paid out for the funeral expenses of a deceased member and the subscriptions were 'bestowed … for benevolent purposes'. Their Standard bearer is present at every Common Riding and the Company act as an escort round the marches of the burgh.
Corporate NameSelkirk Merchant Company
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