People of Note
Tim Stead was born in the Cheshire countryside, surrounded by the trees and bracken which would inspire him throughout his life.
The Very Rev John Wilson D.D. F.R.S.
Born in Lauder on 11th December 1804, he was the eldest of seven children.
Born at the East Mains of Lauder where his father was the tenant farmer, William was educated at the Parish Schools of Lauder, Smailholm, Mertoun and Melrose as his father changed farms.