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Harvesting oats below the Eildon Hills, c1945.

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GOVERNMENT SITES

  • Scottish Borders Council - home page.

    Hawick, Common Riding, 1913.

    HISTORY AND CULTURE

  • Scottish Borders Heritage - official web site of the Archaeology and Countryside Service of Scottish Borders Council, including information on the history and heritage of the Scottish Borders.
  • Old Gala Club - Galashiels and District Local History Society.
  • KELSO - history.

    LIBRARIES, MUSEUMS AND ARCHIVES

  • Scottish Borders Council - library and information service.
  • Scottish Borders Council - museums.

    Minto, ladies picnic (left), Barns Hostel School, Jedburgh, 1940's.

    LOCAL WEBSITES

  • ABBOTRULE - churchyard list of surnames.
  • ASHKIRK - churchyard list of surnames.
  • BORTHWICK WA - churchyard list of Surnames from Roberton Parish.
  • CAVERS - old churchyard list of surnames.
  • CRAILING - Crailing New Cemetery inscriptions. HappyHaggis. Happy to Help.
  • CRAILING - Crailing Old Cemetery inscriptions. HappyHaggis. Happy to Help.
  • HAWICK - 1825-1862 Death Register of Hawick, table of deaths from James Wilson's Register.
  • KELSO - grammar school prizewinners of 1853.
  • MAXTON - general information and history.
  • NISBET - Nisbet Cemetery inscriptions. HappyHaggis. Happy to Help.
  • ROBERTSON - parish burial ground list of Surnames.
  • ROXBURGH - Lieutenancy Book from the County of Roxburgh 1797-1802.

    Roxburghshire County map

    MAPS, GAZETTEERS AND GEOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

  • Ordnance Survey maps - free online maps covering the period 1860-1870.
  • 19th Century Map of Roxburghshire
  • GALASHIELS - town plan surveyed 1858.
  • HAWICK - town plan surveyed 1857-58.
  • JEDBURGH - town plan surveyed 1858.
  • KELSO - town plan surveyed 1857.

    MILITARY

  • MAXTON War Memorial
  • Grave Location for Holders of the Victoria Cross in the Borders & Lothian
  • Roxburghshire Roll of Honour

    OTHER BITS AND PIECES

  • Lieutenancy Book Images - 1797-1802.
  • Border county strays found in Australia - names extracted from the marriage index (1853-1895) of Victoria.
  • GENUKI's pages for Roxburghshire
  • 1851 Census Transcriptions - indexed transcriptions published for parishes of Ashkirk, Castleton, Cavers, Hobkirk, Kirktown, Minto, Southdean, Teviothead & Wilton.
  • IGI Batch Numbers for Roxburgh
  • Borders Family History Society Gravestones Index Search - A surname index to monumental inscription volumes published by the Society. Covers Roxburghshire and Berwickshire.
  • Index to James Wilson's Register of Deaths - The record was kept by James Wilson, a Hawick solicitor.

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