THE JOHN BUCHAN STORY Peebles, Scottish Borders
SCOTTISH CHARITY NUMBER SC042519
Elsfield April, 1920
The entrance hall
Mrs Helen Buchan in the Library
Mrs Susan Buchan with her son, Alastair in the Drawing Room
William in the Drawing Room
Mrs Helen Buchan in the Library
A home delivery room
Pond and Temple in the garden
The kitchen garden
House from the garden before a study floor was built above the flat roof
The Library - the desk is now at Queens University, Ottawa
From across the road
Young Alastair in the stable yard
The Library - bookshelves full of bound manuscripts of JB’s works
The garden with what looks like a dog’s grave in the foreground
Only 3 months after the Buchans moved in, the Scottish Buchans stayed at Elsfield for a while every April until 1935.