Wreath laid at inventor's grave
Two granddaughters of James Chalmers, Dundee, inventor of the adhesive postage stamp, yesterday laid a wreath on his grave in the Howff. Today is the 100th anniversary of the inventor's death. The women are the Misses Leah and Christina Chalmers, aged 80 and 76, from Teddington, Middlesex, daughters of Mr Patrick Chalmers, the inventor's youngest son. They are to visit friends in Arbroath before going on to Pitlochry.
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