"I am sure that the building on the right in
this picture was once 'The Kings Arms'. The pub later became the Bow
Tow, and now it's a private home.
used to run the King's Arms. His
mother, Margaret Smibert,
die: d when my Dad was young and was not old enough to run the Pub .
His sister (May) took over until Dad was old enough. He ran it until
about mid 1955.
that point my Mother and he bought a hotel in the borders, The Spread
Eagle Hotel in Jedburgh."
Simpson: January 10, 2008