2 edition of place-names of Roxburghshire found in the catalog.
place-names of Roxburghshire
J. S. M. Macdonald
|Statement||by J.S.M. Macdonald.|
|Contributions||Hawick Archaeological Society.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||39 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||39|
MELROSE, a market-town and parish, and anciently a burgh of barony, in the district of Melrose, county of Roxburgh; including the villages of Buckholmside, Darlingshaugh, Darnick, Gattonside, Newstead, and Newtown; 7 miles (N. W. by N.) from Jedburgh, and 36 (S. E. by S.) from Edinburgh. This place derived its ancient name, Mullross, of which its present is only a slight modification, from the Gaelic . Melrose (Scottish Gaelic: Maolros, "bald moor") is a small town and civil parish in the Scottish Borders, historically in Roxburghshire. It lies within the Eildon committee area of Borders Regional l area: Scottish Borders.
As has long been recognized, the place-names of southern Scotland represent primary source material relating to early Anglian settlement. Documentary sources are, as Nicolaisen points out, 'meagre', so that place-names represent 'the only usable linguistic evidence available to afford us a glimpse of the earliest stages of English settlement in Scotland'.(1) Unfortunately the interpretation of. You may then purchase a copy of the document or, if the document is before , it will be on microfilm at the Family History Library. To find the microfilm numbers, search in the library catalog for the 'Place-names' of Roxburgh and the subject of 'Probate records.' Then click on the link to the records of the Commissariat of Peebles.
Fulton Village in Roxburghshire, Scotland: 1) Blaeu’s Atlas The village appears as Foultoune in the Blaeu’s Atlas, A copy of this map is available at the Belfast Linenhall Library, Belfast, Ireland, in the book Upper Teviotdale and the Scotts of Buccleuch, A Local and Family History by J. Rutherford Oliver, W. & J. Kennedy, Hawick, Scotland, “The Ecclesiastical Place-Names of Roxburghshire,” in Transactions of the Scottish Ecclesiological Society, volume 2 – part 3, Walbran, John Richard, A Guide to Ripon, Harrogate, Fountains Abbey, Bolton Priory, W. Harrison: Ripon
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43 rows Roxburghshire OS Name Books, These volumes provide information on Roxburghshire place names found in the parishes of Ancrum, Ashkirk, Bedrule, Bowden, Castleton, Cavers, Crailing, Eckford, Ednam, Galashiels, Hawick, Hobkirk, Hounam, Jedburgh, Kelso, Kirkton, Lilliesleaf, Linton, Makerston, Maxton, Melrose, Minto, Morebattle, Oxnam, Roberton, Roxburgh, Selkirk, Smailholm, Southdean.
Roxburghshire. "ROXBURGHSHIRE is of an irregular figure, place-names of Roxburghshire book greatest extent of which, in every direction, is about 30 miles. It is bounded on the N. by Berwickshire; on the E. and S. by the English border; and on the W.
by Dumfries and Selkirkshires. It comprehends the ancient districts of Teviotdale and Liddisdale; so named from the rivers Teviot and Liddal, which run through them. These volumes provide information on Roxburghshire place names found in the parishes of Ancrum, Ashkirk, Bedrule, Bowden, Castleton, Cavers, Crailing, Eckford, Ednam, Galashiels, Hawick, Hobkirk.
The above links take you to the first reference to this particular version of the name within a book of travel writing, or to the relevant gazetteer entry. Some names may derive from research by antiquarian writers such as William Camden and Thomas Pennant into.
NB: These are all the names of all the administrative units which we have associated with Hawick, and you must judge whether all or even any of them are variant names for the place. They may well include the names of other locations or areas: For cities, the associated administrative units will usually include parishes, especially ecclesiastical parishes, one of whose names is the name of the.
A Gazetteer of Norfolk Place-Names, based on the Ordnance Survey First Series maps. [ISBNNorfolk Museums Service, ] Rye, James A Popular Guide to Norfolk Place-Names.
[ISBNLarks Press, ] Extracts from the Book. Rye, Walter. roxburgh place names «on: Sunday 13 September 09 BST (UK)» Still wrestling with my Rutherford family and discovered that one of them was a shepherd at a place called Knollylea and then at a place called Venshon.
Nicolaisen, W.F.H. Scottish Place-Names: this remains by far the best general introduction to the subject of Scottish place-names, and is the bench-mark for all subsequent work on the subject, although in need of revision on several fronts (slightly revised edition with new bibliography, Edinburgh, ).
Taylor, S. (ed.), The Uses of Place-Names (Edinburgh): looks at place-names as. Audio Books & Poetry Community Audio Computers, Technology and Science Music, Arts & Culture News & Public Affairs Non-English Audio Spirituality & Religion. Librivox Free Audiobook.
Money Making Millennials: Entrepreneurs Full text of "The place-names of Northumberland and Durham". Index of place names Borough Market Privileges: the Hinterland of Medieval London, C Originally published by Centre for Metropolitan History, London, In recent years significant academic work has been done on place-names in Scotland with a view to understanding their origins.
Place-names can potentially shed light on patterns of medieval settlement. Scholars have found that toponyms—that is place-names—provide valuable insight into the historical geography of a particular region. This represents as complete a list of parishes, medieval and modern (civil, to ) as I have been able to compile.
The work was chiefly done as part of the Scottish Place-Name Database pilot project (Carnegie funded). Hawick (/ ˈ h ɔɪ k / HOYK; Scots: Haaick, Scottish Gaelic: Hamhaig) is a town in the Scottish Borders council area and historic county of Roxburghshire in the east Southern Uplands of Scotland.
It is miles ( km) south-west of Jedburgh and miles ( km) south-southeast of is one of the farthest towns from the sea in Scotland, in the heart of Teviotdale, and the Population: 14, ( census).
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Acknowledgement must also be made to the help given by such works of reference as the Place Names of the West Riding, the Place Names of the East Riding and the Dictionary of English Place Names.
Other sources are mentioned in the course of the book, and to all these various forerunners the present writer expresses thanks for the help received. Audio Books & Poetry Community Audio Computers, Technology and Science Music, Arts & Culture News & Public Affairs Non-English Audio Spirituality & Religion Librivox Free Audiobook Sircle Sessions Rinjo Njori's Podcast Tírate PR Seminggu Satu Podcast Renewcast Talkin' Missing: Roxburghshire.
the following section is based on an article in Wikipedia. Roxburghshire or the County of Roxburgh was a traditional county of bordered Dumfrieshire to the west, Selkirkshire to the northwest, and Berwickshire to the north. Its southeast border was with Cumbria and Northumberland in England. From to it was governed, like all tradtional Scottish counties, by a county council.
Field Name Books of Limerick Field Name Books of the County and City of Limerick with the Place-Names, English and Irish as explained and fixed by John O'Donovan.
Ordnance Survey of Ireland with the addition of The Ordnance Survey Letters for Co. Limerick. Presented on a parish by parish basis, alphabetically and with inter-active maps. Lives of the Saints from the Book of Lismore.
Editors. Stokes, W. Year. Notes. Stokes, W (ed.) Lives of the Saints from the Book of Lismore (Oxford). Notes for Roxburghshire. GENUKI has a list of references for Roxburghshire. Some of these may be superseded by more modern material.
The Borders Family History Society provides a page of facts and publications for each of the parishes in its area. They have a lot of material and they publish monumental inscription books or CDs for many parishes.
The census numbers for Rutherford's in Roxburghshire between thru range from to I'm thinking that the family may have ranged up to 10% of the census totals.
I have 35 grandchildren, 20 male and 15 female, of William & Agnes living in Roxburghshire in the early 's.
I would like to get more information on William, James.Search United Kingdom Scotland Roxburghshire Stories, Memories & Histories Roxburghshire Stories, Memories & Histories.
Welcome to our Roxburghshire family history research page. Here you'll find record collections, history, and genealogy resources to help you trace your Roxburghshire ancestors.Grid reference. NT (accurate position) Six-figure easting & northing. Latitude. Longitude