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Holland House

Holland House began life as (John) Graham’s Hotel in 1869, at 7 Back Raw. It was the location for the inaugural meeting of Hawick Burns Club in 1878. In 1885 it was renamed Holland House after the Dutch wool merchants that once lodged there. Thomas Graham was…

JY Hunter

John Young Hunter (1850-1903), better known as JY, was a prominent photographer who trained with John Aitken of the Exchange Arcade. The site of the saloon is now occupied by the Heritage Hub, with the distinctive archway to the Arcade…