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Coldstream,

small town, Scottish Borders, SE Scotland, on the English border. General Monck raised troops there in 1660 for his march into England that resulted in the restoration of Charles II to the throne. The regiment became known as the Coldstream Guards, one of the regiments of guards of the royal household. Coldstream, like Gretna GreenGretna Green,
village, Dumfries and Galloway, S Scotland, on the border with England. It was famous as a place of runaway marriages from 1754, when English marriage law was tightened, until 1856, when a law was passed requiring that one of the parties to marriage in Scotland
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, was a marriage resort from 1754 to 1856.

Coldstream

a town in SE Scotland, in Scottish Borders on the English border: the Coldstream Guards were formed here (1660). Pop.: 1813 (2001)
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Sgt Gavin Hall, 38, a cornet player in the Coldstream Guards Band, was chosen to play The Last Post at a moving ceremony to commemorate the centenary of the Great War.
My grandad served with the Coldstream Guards, initially, from 1907 until July 1914 when he was discharged.
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