- Albion Van
Thank you to
Elizabeth Robertson, East Lothian, Scotland who wrote:
"I've just finished reading an article on Duncan's chocolate factory by
The Andrew that Matt refers to may have been my
grandfather, Andrew Beveridge Douglas.
Andrew lived in Liberton.
He had been a coachman, as had his father and grandfather, at Craigend
Park House in Liberton.
They were chauffeurs for the Christie family who resided at Craigend Park
House in Liberton. In fact my grandfather was born at the house.
I was told by my mother that Andrew later worked for the Duncan family as
Here is a photo
of Andrew standing by a Duncan's chocolate Albion
van of the time. I have found photos of similar vans owned by
Cadbury and Rowntrees."
Elizabeth Robertson, East Lothian, Scotland: March 7, 2008