Wednesday, December 29, 2010

New Selkirkshire Parish Pages

We've created new web pages about parishes in Selkirkshire.


These pages show information about the parish location, coverage of old parish records, relevant publications for sale from Borders Family History Society, specific volumes in our archive at Old Gala House (in addition to the items for sale), articles in our magazine, other sources of information including some of the Hawick Heritage Hub's records, items in the National Archives of Scotland, and in the LDS Family History Library.


There are also links to useful websites, place and farm names appearing in the 1841-1861 census records, and population figures.


From the Scottish Borders Counties Map you can drill down to the Selkirkshire (Parish) Map page by clicking on the Selkirkshire area, and from that page you can access the individual parish pages either by clicking the relevant parish area or by clicking the parish name.


We've deliberately tried to include information that is not easily available online elsewhere, and these pages are not intended to be a substitute or in competition with pages on other websites, for example, GENUKI.

We hope that you will find these useful, and we'll update them as resources permit.


If you know of other resources relating to any of these parishes or if you find a mistake, please let us know, using the form on our Contacts page and selecting contact type Unlisted Questions.


We're working on pages for the remaining Borders county of Roxburghshire.


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