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FAMILY NAMES

  • Borders Family History Society - covers the counties of Roxburghshire, Berwickshire, Selkirkshire and Peeblesshire.

    GOVERNMENT SITES

  • Scottish Borders Council

    HISTORY AND CULTURE

  • Scottish Borders Heritage
  • Scottish Borders Archive and Local History Centre - includes information on the Border Reivers.

    Coldingham Priory

    LIBRARIES, MUSEUMS AND ARCHIVES

  • Family History Library Catalogue
  • Borders Archive and Local History Centre - contains archives, collections, family histories, newspapers and a postal research facility.
  • Borders Council Libraries - Borders Council Library and Information Service
  • Borders Council - museums and galleries in the Scottish Borders.

    LOCAL WEBSITES

  • BERWICK - A Directory and Concise History 1806. Contents include map, surnames, streets and placenames, trades and professions, index of carriers and public houses.
  • BERWICK - Deaths: 1881 , 1868 , 1872 , 1855
  • BERWICK - 1871 census
  • BRIDEWELL - jail prisoners 1851.
  • COLDINGHAM - an index to mortcloth records 1694-1759.
  • EYEMOUTH - general information.

    MAPS, GAZETTEERS AND GEOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

  • Ordnance Survey maps - free online maps covering the period 1860-1870.
  • British History Online - Berwickshire - Digital library including 19th century Ordnance Survey maps in 1:10,560 scale.

    Old County Map

    MILITARY

  • Grave Location for Holders of the Victoria Cross in the Borders & Lothian which includes Berwickshire.
  • Berwickshire Roll of Honour

    Eyemouth Harbour 1840

    OTHER BITS AND PIECES

  • GENUKI's pages for Berwickshire
  • Berwickshire 1851 Census - (2% sample) includes, Merton and Whitsome.
  • Borders Family History Society Gravestones Index Search

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