Paper Prisoners

16th April 2020

The story of the French prisoners of war in the Penicuik Paper Mills during the Napoleonic war is continuing to develop.For more detail information please click here to download the article by Sean Watson the Project archivist .

Two more cartoons , the one above shows the French prisoners making model ships out of bone .

The cartoon below illustrates French prisoners working on one of the local farms .

French prisoners working on the land

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