2 edition of Statistics of Selkirkshire (1832) found in the catalog.
Statistics of Selkirkshire (1832)
by Scottish Local History Group, Department of Adult and Continuing Education in Glasgow (57-61 Oakfield Ave., Glasgow G12 8LW)
Written in English
|Statement||James Hogg ; edited Innes Macleod.|
|Series||Scottish local history texts -- 3|
|Contributions||Macleod, I. F. 1935-|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||12|
Selkirk is a town and historic royal burgh in the Scottish Borders Council district of southeastern lies on the Ettrick Water, a tributary of the River Tweed.. The people of the town are known as Souters, which means cobblers (shoe makers and menders). At the time of the census, Selkirk's population was 5,Council area: Scottish Borders. Parish Registers were instigated by Thomas Cromwell from in the reign of Henry VIII, recording every wedding, baptism and burial. There are gaps in the records for a variety of reasons, such as the civil war, but these records are a prime source for building family trees.
Selkirkshire Selkirkshire. Selkirk St Mary's Church - Minutes CH2//4 £ - £ £ - £ Selkirk St Mary's Church - Minutes ; Minutes certificates received CH2//5 Ettrick and Buccleuch Communion roll book CH2//6 £ - £ £ - £ Yarrow Kirk session. Selkirkshire definition: 1. an area of southeastern Scotland that was a county (= an area with its own local government. Learn more.
Selkirkshire Main PageSelkirkshire. Go to People Connected to Selkirkshire. Related Projects Selkirkshire - Famous People Historic Buildings of Selkirkshire Selkirkshire Monumental Inscriptions, Cemeteries and Graveyards People Connected to Selkirkshire. Still to come. For more detail on exact record availability, see Availability. For examples of the records available, see Record Types and Examples. More information on the site, its contents, and instructions for using it can be found in the ScotlandsPeople Wiki s may be searched for free, and there is a small pay per view fee to see the actual digitized record.
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One book specifically about Selkirkshire is T. Craig Brown's The history of Selkirkshire published in 2 volumes at Edinburgh in It is listed in the LDS Family History Library catalogue in microfilm format, so is hopefully available worldwide in LDS family history centres.
See also under Statistics. 'Selkirkshire and the Borders' Book 1 by Walter Elliot. It is only in the 16th century with the Selkirk Court Books and the mass of documents known as the Walter Mason Papers that the people of Selkirk and Selkirkshire appear in the centre of the narrative.
Right edge of page missing. Lost word might be 'Incumbent' Edge of page also missing in School entry. Hi Ann For words that are lost in fold of the book, please send in a transcription feedback form, you can find this in the transcription guide tab above, scroll down and you will find 'transcription feedback form' highlighted in blue.
Robertson. Henderson. Hope. Note: The county public records for Selkirkshire are now part of the Scottish Borders Archives. There are probably still local archives in Selkirkshire but the only archives that came up online were for the Scottish Border.
Scottish Boarders Archive and Local History Centre. Address: Heritage Hub Heart of Hawick Kirkstile Hawick TD9 0AE.
Family history. Our family history guide provides an overview of the records we make available to help you trace your Scottish ancestors online, at our centre in Edinburgh and at Local Family History Centres elsewhere in Scotland.
Medical Research. If you are a medical researcher you may also be interested in the National Health Service Central Register pages in the Statistics and Data area. Pre Census Records Enumerators were asked to provide statistical returns for the to censuses but some kept lists of householders along with other details notably occupations.
Most of the surviving pre census entries are found in the kirk session. Selkirkshire was one of the unquiet border shires, wracked by the violence of the reivers. It was the vigorous King James V who took the matter in hand, appointing keepers to each district until in he could bring the ringleaders to justice at the end of a rope, amongst them William Cockburn of Henderland, Adam Scott of Tushielaw and the County flower: Mountain pansy .
Selkirkshire is a British county in is next to Berwickshire, Peeblesshire and whole of Selkirkshire is in the Scottish Borders council area. The shire is named after the town of Selkirk.
Selkirkshire's county town is the Royal Burgh of Selkirk. Local government. Selkirkshire County Council, like all the County Councils in Scotland, was made in Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books.
My libraryMissing: Selkirkshire. The History of Selkirkshire: Or, Chronicles of Ettrick Forest, Volume 1 The History of Selkirkshire: Or, Chronicles of Ettrick Forest, Thomas Craig- Brown Author.
Lookup searches – Access records in Scottish archives for ancestors in this parish (e.g. Kirk Session Records). Available from £1 a name a year. Poor Law appeals – Indexed Poor Law appeals with the option to order images of records.
Asylum records – Index to the General Register of Lunatics in Asylums. School records – Index to School Leaving Certificate Examination results. Selkirkshire is more pastoral than agricultural, and has a light soil on the arable land. (For agricultural statistics, see Appendix.) The woollen manufacture is the great industry of Selkirk and Galashiels.
The co. comprises 2 pars, with parts of 9 others, the parl. and police burgh of Selkirk and the greater part of the parl. and police burgh. Researching Online You can carry out some research at the National Records of Scotland (NRS) remotely, either by using this website, or by making enquiries by post, e-mail, telephone or fax.
You can also use this website to make better use of your time in our search rooms. Selkirkshire, historic county in southeastern Scotland, occupying a rolling upland region dissected by the valleys of the Ettrick and Yarrow waters (rivers), which merge in the east with the River Tweed.
Selkirkshire lies entirely within the Scottish Borders council area. Archaeological evidence. National Records of Scotland. The census was taken on Sunday 6 June under provisions in the Census Act (3 & 4 Vict c) and Census Amendment Act (4 & 5 Vict, c.7).
In Scotland enumeration duties were carried out by the official schoolmaster in each parish and the sheriff deputes (for counties and stewartries) and provosts (for burghs).
The former extensive woods have disappeared. Capital, Selkirk. Consult: Craig-Brown, History of Selkirkshire (Edinburgh, ); Douglas, “A History of the Border Counties,” in County Histories of Scotland (Edinburgh, ). sq mi ( km 2) Ranked 27th of Chapman code. SEL. Selkirkshire or the County of Selkirk (Scottish Gaelic: Siorrachd Shalcraig) is a historic county and registration county of Scotland.
It borders Peeblesshire to the west, Midlothian to the north, Roxburghshire to the east, and Dumfriesshire to Country: Scotland. The average house price in Selkirkshire is —. Find average house prices, current average values and other historic property data with the UK's largest data-driven property portal.
Megget is a former chapelry or parish containing the valley of Megget Water, now forming the westernmost part of the parish of Yarrow, Selkirkshire in the Scottish Borders area of Scotland. The centre of the valley is 19 miles west of l area: Scottish Borders.
Search United Kingdom Scotland Selkirkshire Selkirkshire. Welcome to our Selkirkshire family history research page. Here you'll find record collections, history, and genealogy resources to help you trace your Selkirkshire ancestors.Catalogues and Indexes Each collection of records held by the National Records of Scotland (NRS) has a catalogue or index to help you find the right material whether it's a file or a single document.
Catalogues are lists of archives according to where they came from and when they were created (their provenance).What's on in Selkirk, Selkirk. 2, likes talking about this. Hey why don’t you let us know when you have an upcoming event on in the town?Followers: K.