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ChurchesA Divine Heritage by James DenhamReview of the book 'A Divine Heritage' by James Denham.less than 1 page87Peter Munro 
A Village Roll Call 1935A Village Roll Call 1935A list of the names found in St Abbs in 1935 - in verse. In addition to those in the index another 22 names which appear less than 8 times are listed.1 page or more70Alexander Nisbet 
Abbey St BathansSome Purves families in Duns BerwickshireA well known Berwickshire name Purves, a family from Duns in 1634 and his heirs.2 pages or more22Mrs. Evelyn Carlson 
Abbey St BathansAbbey St Bathans, Cranshaws and LongformacusA brief description of 3 neighbouring parishes and the records available.2 pages or more73 
Abbey St BathansEcclesiastical Education in Berwickshire What the records have to tellEcclesiastical education of Berwickshire and where to find useful information2 pages or more38Dr Charles Hoy 
AberfoyleBorder - Line Experiences Of a Canadian ResearcherThe Ainslie born in Lilliesleaf and how a trip from Canada to research the family ended in a book.2 pages or more10Robert L. Morden 
AdairColonel Walter Scott (pre 1613-1650) of Hartwoodburn, SelkirkshireAn enquiry to discover more on Colonel Walter Scott of Hartwoodburn who was a member of the Scottish parliament and who was killed at the Battle of Dunbar in 1650 - also of his Dutch wife.4 pages or more91Vincent Tickner 
AdelaideTwo stories of 19th century emigration to Australia and New ZealandTwo stories from the 19th century of emigration to the New World; Andrew Rutherford and his family.less than 1 page12Elsie Ahrens 
AdvertiserMiscellaneous Intimations in Hawick Advertiser - 1855-1900A list of marriages of people from various places (including Argentina, Australia, Bermuda, Burma, Canada, Chile, China, France, Hong Kong, India, Italy, South Africa, Trinidad) intimated in the Hawick Advertiser between 1855-1900, with brief additional notes on some items.3 pages or more68Marjorie Gavin 
AfricaLetters of the Andersons of SelkirkGrateful acknowledgement to Tim Anderson of a transcript of letters of the Andersons of Selkirk, soldiers, surgeons and explorers (1804-1820) with particular reference to Mungo Park and his trip to Africa.1 page or more91 
AfricaMiscellaneous Intimations in Hawick Advertiser - Births 1854-1900Previous compilations of intimations have related to events in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the USA. These relate to births in other locations, of people originally from Hawick and surrounding area.3 pages or more58Marjorie Gavin 
Aikwood TowerShillinglaw WallsShillinglaw Tower not far from Traquair it is not only a heap of stones - an interesting tale.2 pages or more38Jean Shillinglaw Ridley 
AinslieJohn Ainslie Map MakerJohn Ainslie who was described at a conference in Edinburgh in 1971 as Scotland's greatest cartographer.2 pages or more4C.M. Ainslie 
AinslieBorder - Line Experiences Of a Canadian ResearcherThe Ainslie born in Lilliesleaf and how a trip from Canada to research the family ended in a book.2 pages or more10Robert L. Morden 
AinslieThe Ainslies--Some notesThe name Ainslie, from 1066 onwards, a full and detailed family history.1 page or more8Violet Jardine 
AinslieMiscellaneous Intimations in Hawick Advertiser 1855-1900A transcription of death notices in the local newspaper. There are too many names to list them all. Only those with extended entries are indexed.10 pages or more69Marjorie Gavin 
AinslieThe Rutherford LettersThese letters come from a collection written by Rutherfords, in Ancrum to their folks in Canada. 4 are from 1852, and one from1928. Many names of Ancrum and nearby people mentioned.3 pages or more44Ann F Rutherford, Robert Turnbull, George Hay 
AinslieAinslies of Dolphinston to Manitoulin IslandExcellent article on the author's Ainslie forebears from Ancrum and Lilliesleaf to their arrival and life in Canada.4 pages or more20Robert L P Morden 
AinslieBorder MurdersThis is a stroll around the Borders looking into, with some depth, the murders in the 1800s.2 pages or more32Norrie Mcleish 
AinslieEscape from DingletonSome of the inmates of Dingleton Asylum, Melrose tried to escape. A few entries from the Register of escapes are listed here.3 pages or more74Peter Munro 
AitchisonGalashiels through TimeA review of the book 'Galashiels through Time' published by Amberley Press.1 page or more91 
AitchisonAitchison - A Berwickshire FamilyInformation on a book 'Aitchison - A Berwickshire Family' by Pam Rae published by the Society.less than 1 page89Bill Stewart 
AitchsonGuess Who’s MissingThe descendants of William Steel Story who lived in Yetholm, Morebattle, Hobkirk, who married Elizabeth Aitchson, daughter of Francis Aitchson and Elizabeth Hogg around 1806.1 page or more64E .Helen Ball 
AitkenAdam moves to the BordersAdam Brown bought a small plot of land in West Linton in 1839 after which he emigrated to Australia with seven of his nine children-this story covers their history.2 pages or more34Helen M. Booth 
AitkenheadWho was Gordon Stewart of Hawick?Intriguing investigation into an adopted great uncle who died in World War I, and turned out to be a blood relative.3 pages or more65Anne Golden 
AkeldA Hogarth Family TreeThere came into James Hogarth's possession a manuscript family tree covering seven or eight generations of the Hogarth family, also, where they came from.1 page or more27James Hogarth 
AlbertaAbout the ShillinglawFamily history about the Shillinglaws family.1 page or more5Ada Elizabeth Shillinglaw 
AldermanCoercion or Consensus? The Government of a Border Burgh in the Sixteenth centuryThe burgh of Selkirk, their trades, who controlled them. The baillies sergents and how they came into being. Continued from issue 25.4 pages or more26Peter Symms 
AlderneFamily History in "The Gladstaines Bible"This is the very old history of the Gladstains in the Hawick area in and around 1645 through to 1850 . Few families can go back that far with as much confidence in the manuscript as this one.3 pages or more27Michael Robson 
AlexanderPeebles Combination PoorhouseA brief history of poorhouses in general and Peebles Poorhouse in particular. It includes some information about staff and inmates in the late 19th century.5 pages or more74Janis Miller 
All BlacksInnerleithen's All-BlackAn account by the author of how researching her Dickson line from Innerleithen, she traced an unknown descendant who had emigrated to New Zealand and played rugby for the 'All Blacks'.1 page or more84Esther Davies 
AllanKelso's Ragged schoolCase histories and fate of children in the 1800s who went to a Ragged School. These three names from the excellent book that Audrey has written will make you want to purchase this book.2 pages or more9Audrey Mitchell 
AllanIsabella Smith 1814-1904Account of Isabella Smith from Coldingham. Berwickshire; and her descendants.2 pages or more57Mary Newbery 
AllanKnow your Parish-PolwarthDescription of the village of Polwarth, its history, the inhabitants, and their occupations.1 page or more28 
AllanA Family of Shoemakers - The Allans of PaxtonInterest account of the Allans of Paxton who were shoemakers in Paxton from around 1800 till the beginning of World War II.4 pages or more67Mary Newbery 
AllanGrantshouse and the Turner familyHistory of the family from around 1840. Continued from issue 27.1 page or more28James Burns 
AllanGallipoli and Hill 70 LoosSome notes on an exhibition on Gallipoli staged by the Society with background; also notes on the centenary of the Battle of Loos and service of commemoration at Edrom Church2 pages or more89 
Allan LineEmigration from the BordersEmigration opportunities available to Borderers in the late 19th century, to Australia, Canada, and the United States.2 pages or more32Marjorie Gavin 
AllerdeanMrs Euphemia VoyObituary of Euphemia Voy, first wife of William Voy, who died at Coldstream on 24th March 1891.1 page or more23Benjamin Moody 
AltarstoneThe Altarstone at StoboStobo Slate Quarry "inferior to no slate whatever". Also a connection to Merlin and Arthur.1 page or more10Isobel Jardine 
AlwinHawick and District from Old PhotographsSome notes on the recently published book 'Hawick and District from Old Photographs', by Alastair M Redpath.less than 1 page89 
AmericaAmerican Intimations in Hawick Advertiser -Deaths 1857-1878Deaths in America of people originally from Hawick and surrounding area.5 pages or more51Marjorie Gavin 
AmericaAmerican Intimations in Hawick Advertiser - Marriages 1872-1875Marriages in America of people originally from Hawick and surrounding area.less than 1 page49Marjorie Gavin 
AmericaAmerican Intimations in Hawick Advertiser - Deaths 1879-1889Deaths in America of people originally from Hawick and surrounding area.3 pages or more52Marjorie Gavin 
AmericaAmerican Intimations in Hawick Advertiser - Deaths 1890-1900Deaths in America of people originally from Hawick and surrounding area.3 pages or more53Marjorie Gavin 
AmericaAmerican Intimations in Hawick Advertiser - Marriages 1876-1900Marriages in America of people originally from Hawick and surrounding area.2 pages or more50Marjorie Gavin 
AmosBowden School RecordsBowden School admission records from 1872. Also lists their parent or guardian.2 pages or more25 
AmosOn the BusesAn article from The Southern Reporter of October 29th 1959 about George Turnbull's working life from 1913 to 1959, as a chauffeur or mechanic until 1924, then various jobs for a local bus company.2 pages or more66Charles Borthwick 
AmosTravellers Tales in the BordersThis is the text of Fred's talk to the Society on 25th April 2004. Absorbing review of public road transport in the Borders mainly in the 20th century.9 pages or more55Fred Kennington 
AmosOn the BusesAn article from The Southern Reporter of October 29th 1959 about George Turnbull's working life from 1913 to 1959, as a chauffeur or mechanic until 1924, then various jobs for a local bus company.2 pages or more66Charles Borthwick 
AmosHawick Baptists in the First World WarReference to a book 'Hawick Baptists in the First World War' by Roger J Owen donated to the Society.less than 1 page91 
Anchor lineEmigration from the BordersEmigration opportunities available to Borderers in the late 19th century, to Australia, Canada, and the United States.2 pages or more32Marjorie Gavin 
AncrumJohn Ainslie Map MakerJohn Ainslie who was described at a conference in Edinburgh in 1971 as Scotland's greatest cartographer.2 pages or more4C.M. Ainslie 
AncrumThey Went To AustraliaFascinating account of the Turnbulls journey from Ancrum to Australia via Cape Town, and life afterwards.2 pages or more43Janet Godden 
AncrumThe Rutherford LettersThese letters come from a collection written by Rutherfords, in Ancrum to their folks in Canada. 4 are from 1852, and one from1928. Many names of Ancrum and nearby people mentioned.3 pages or more44Ann F Rutherford, Robert Turnbull, George Hay 
AncrumInheritances and Family HistoryA short article on the inheritance of a pair of silver sugar tongs which had originally belonged to Walter Laing Wilson and his wife Janet Nichol of Ancrum.less than 1 page78Anne Golden 
AncrumAinslies of Dolphinston to Manitoulin IslandExcellent article on the author's Ainslie forebears from Ancrum and Lilliesleaf to their arrival and life in Canada.4 pages or more20Robert L P Morden 
AncrumPlacenames in the Ancrum areaReview of book 'Placenames in the Ancrum area' by David Cain.less than 1 page89 
AndersonDuns Auxiliary UnitFurther information on the Duns Auxiliary Unit.1 page or more88 
AndersonLetters of the Andersons of SelkirkGrateful acknowledgement to Tim Anderson of a transcript of letters of the Andersons of Selkirk, soldiers, surgeons and explorers (1804-1820) with particular reference to Mungo Park and his trip to Africa.1 page or more91 
AndersonForgotten BorderersJames Grieve and his interesting contribution to the lowly apple.1 page or more28Jean M. Smith 
AndersonA Canadian ConnectionCopies of letters sent from Canada in 1864 - they make very interesting reading.2 pages or more25Jenifer Payne 
AndersonNotes on the Ancestry of the Ettrick ShepherdJames Hogg (1770-1835) where he and his ancestors lived in the Borders, also who they married.2 pages or more18Donald Wyte 
AndersonAnderson Family LegendThree brothers shared their last sixpence at Kelso Fair and then parted company. How a lady searched for relatives.less than 1 page8Mrs. Steele 
AndersonMaxwellheugh Cottage - the biography of a houseA review of the families who had inhabited a house on the outskirts of Kelso.8 pages or more73Isobel Gordon 
AndersonBorder Influences on the Dark ContinentBorderers who played a part in the exploration and settlement of Africa. Mungo Park, Thomas Pringle, John Leyden.2 pages or more27Donald Whyte 
AndersonPleasant Sunday AfternoonsA follow up on the article in the previous magazine on the activities of the Hawick Pleasant Sunday Afternoons Group.1 page or more90 
AndersonBaillie John Smail of GalashielsBaillie Smail, born at Clovenfords, was First Baillie in 1867, and was renowned for severe punishment . He died of chronic alcoholism.1 page or more36 
AndersonOn the BusesAn article from The Southern Reporter of October 29th 1959 about George Turnbull's working life from 1913 to 1959, as a chauffeur or mechanic until 1924, then various jobs for a local bus company.2 pages or more66Charles Borthwick 
AndersonOn the BusesAn article from The Southern Reporter of October 29th 1959 about George Turnbull's working life from 1913 to 1959, as a chauffeur or mechanic until 1924, then various jobs for a local bus company.2 pages or more66Charles Borthwick 
AndersonAfter GallipoliAfter Gallipoli was written as a sequel to "For King and Country" and the Scottish Borderers and continues the story of the 1/4 th (Border) Battalion the Kings Own Scottish Borderers.3 pages or more21Gavin Richardson 
AndersonMinute Book of the Cordiners of Selkirk 1785 to 1835Some background on the Guild of the Cordiners (Souters) of Selkirk following the donation by Dave Anderson of a transcription of their records.2 pages or more91 
Andrea FeraresSavages of the NorthShort letter from James Usher to Walter Scott 1828.1 page or more14Vivienne S. Moore 
AnglingRob of TrowsA very prince of a Tweed boatman. That was the description of Rob by Sir Robert Maxwell in his Book "The Story of the Tweed".2 pages or more19 
AnglingRob of TrowsBorn at Birgham, Rob was a favorite with anglers of all classes, "peer and peasant alike". A boatman of great distinction on the Tweed.2 pages or more18Mrs M. E. Mason 
AntiguaScots in AntiguaNote about St John's Cathedral, Antigua where the author found an splendid marble memorial for Robert Peddie, surgeon, native of Kelso.1 page or more61Diana Pirrie 
Anti-SlaveryThomas Pringle, Writer, Poet and Anti-Slavery CampaignerAn account of the life of Thomas Pringle born at Linton in 1789 who went on to become a respected poet an close acquaintance of Sir Walter Scott. He later emigrated to South Africa where he experiences many travails. The article recounts these experiences and how the family overcame many difficulties as early settlers. He founded a school and wrote a book on the state of the English settlers. He became a noted campaigner for human rights and came to be known as "the father of South African Poetry"9 pages or more82Marjorie Gavin 
ApplegarthRecording the Jardines - A one-name study17 years of research of the Jardine Clan Society. A history of the Clan and the worldwide story of the Jardines.4 pages or more27Violet Jardine 
ApplegirthThe Jardine Clan SocietyFormed in 1977. Came from France 1066, settled in Anndale; now, branches of the family world wide.2 pages or more3Family History News 
ApprenticeshipsMelrose ApprenticeshipsA report on the compilation by Society member Dr. Vivienne Dunstan on masters and apprentices in Melrose Parish between 1743 and 1804.less than 1 page83Vivienne Dunstan 
ArchaeologyFlodden 1513 EcomuseumAn update on archaeological digs and other activities and research relative to the Battle of Flodden.1 page or more85Becki Cooper 
ArchdaleThe Genealogical Society of UtahThe history, and the Mormons with headquarters in Salt Lake City, Utah. The Society has grown to be the largest family history reseach organisation and resource in the world.2 pages or more28Mr Rogers 
ArchitectsJohn Thomas RocheadSome notes on the life of John Thomas Rochead, architect with particular reference to his work at Hawick.3 pages or more85 
ArchivesScottish Borders Council Archives - Hawick Heritage HubInformation about the new ‘state of the art’ Council archives due to open in May 2007.2 pages or more63Rachel Hosker 
ArmstrongA Border Tragedy - Hawick 900 Court of Record and Civil RecordsAn article on cases of Breach of Promise.5 pages or more86Norrie McLeish 
ArmstrongClan Armstrong TrustSome paragraphs on the Clan Armstrong Trust.less than 1 page82 
ArmstrongBorderers in the Victorian Marriage Registers (1853-1895)This is a list of marriages in issues 16,17 and 18. It is a list of Border counties as their place of birth, when the married in Victoria, Australia between 1853 and 1895.5 pages or more16Barbara Turner 
ArmstrongMore Canadian Intimations in the 'Hawick Advertiser'Deaths (1863-1864) extracted from the "Hawick Advertiser" of people connected to the Borders, and other places in southern Scotland. Continued from issue 40.less than 1 page43Marjory Gavin 
ArmstrongThe Berwick SensationThis story would make a very good murder mystery, the research that has gone into this story would be long and time consuming. For anyone interested in Berwick history you should read it.3 pages or more35F. L. Kennington 
ArtisansAspects of Borders Life in the early 1840sPart 2 of a talk given to the Society on 19th September 1999. Discusses wages of artisans, workers’ household budget, unemployment, poor relief, and medical assistance. Continued from issue 44, and in issue 46.6 pages or more45Peter Munro 
AshtonMiscellaneous Intimations in Hawick Advertiser 1855-1900A transcription of death notices in the local newspaper. There are too many names to list them all. Only those with extended entries are indexed.10 pages or more69Marjorie Gavin 
AtchesonThe Dimma and Dickson Families of the Borders Region, ScotlandThe Dimma family from Eckford, who they married, and where they settled in Ontario. This is a well researched article into a old Border family.2 pages or more37Thomas Dimma Minster 
AtkinThistle and ShamrockA very well researched article on family history covering Rutherford, Brown, Atkin, and more. The Irish connection would make it very difficult.2 pages or more9John L. Alton 
AtkinsSo You've Found A SoldierThe trials that you may find looking for your connection with a soldier that was in the British Army.2 pages or more14Capt. John E. Grey 
AtkinsonBorder Marriges Boon for "Priests" and Bane for SearchersThe rise and fall of the "Irregular Marriages" From Gretna to Lamberton.4 pages or more30Northumberland and Durham History Soc. 
AuchopeReminiscences of Childhood by a Matron of 78Narrative written by the author's great grandfather's sister about their emigration from Scotland to New York in 1829. Continued in issue 42.5 pages or more41Jim Wilson 
AustinPeel Hospital ExhibitionA report on the exhibition staged by the Society on the history of Peel Hospital.1 page or more88 
AustraliaAustralian Intimations in Hawick AdvertiserDeaths 1862-1900, in Australia of people originally from Hawick and surrounding area.8 pages or more55Marjorie Gavin 
AustraliaMiscellaneous Intimations in Hawick Advertiser - 1855-1900A list of marriages of people from various places (including Argentina, Australia, Bermuda, Burma, Canada, Chile, China, France, Hong Kong, India, Italy, South Africa, Trinidad) intimated in the Hawick Advertiser between 1855-1900, with brief additional notes on some items.3 pages or more68Marjorie Gavin 
AustraliaJohn Liddle (13.3.1842 - 26.9.1907)An account of the life of John Liddle born at Reston and his voyage to Australia in 1865 aboard the "Clara". He kept a diary during the voyage and extracts are included illustrating what life was like aboard an emigrant ship. There are also details from the ship's register (a full list of the names of the 384 immigrants is available) also a breakdown of occupations, nationalities and deaths during the voyage.6 pages or more80Bill Stewart 
AustraliaJourney to AustraliaThe vivid descriptions of life at sea recorded in James Stewart's diary will be of interest to all of us whose ancestors left these shores in the 19th century.5 pages or more37Dr J. B. Sproule 
AustraliaCharles McGinnSome notes on Charles McGinn born at Stow in 1865 and his emigration to Australia.2 pages or more87Michael and Chris Hume 
AustraliaGeorge Hope 1814-1884The story of George Hope 1814-1884 born in Morebattle who with his family emigrated to Australia, their struggles and achievements in Australia including their experiences of the 'Goldrush' and an account of their return visit to Morebattle 38 years later.4 pages or more85Alistair Hope 
AustraliaHarvey Settlers ReunionThis was the evening address to the reunion, about why they were in the Borders and Northumberland, and about the author's Australian cousins.3 pages or more66Ian Herbert 
AustraliaWilliam Coulthard: Emigrant to South AustraliaCaptain A. J. Coultherd has sent a moving account of an intrepid explorer who moved to Australia in 1836.less than 1 page7Alfred J. Coultherd 
AustraliaAndrew Thompson (Convict, Emancipist and Philanthropist)Some notes on the life of Yetholm born Andrew Thompson transported to Australia for petty theft but who went on to become a successful entrepreneur, philanthropist and one of the most influential men in the Colony. How a town square created by him and now the oldest surviving in Australia is under threat and of attempts to try to preserve this.2 pages or more81Ronald Morrison 
AustraliaRecords of a Noble Life - Rev Archibald William Murray 1811 to 1892Born in Jedburgh, he was a missionary to Samoa and New Guinea, afterwards living in Australia till his death.3 pages or more58Ronald Morrison 
AustraliaA House UnitedHow a house (Heatherlieburn, Selkirk) built by Richard Leitch in 1862 came to unite two distant Hepburn relatives who had no idea of each other’s existence.3 pages or more61Celia Baylis and Barbara Nichol 
AustraliaAustralian Deaths Recorded in the Hawick Advertiser 1854-1873A list of people from Hawick who died in or on the way to Australia. Very comprehensive.3 pages or more36Marjory Gavin 
AustraliaAustralian Intimations in Hawick AdvertiserBirths 1858-1897, Marriages 1854-1900, Deaths 1853-1862, in Australia of people originally from Hawick and surrounding area.8 pages or more54Marjorie Gavin 
AustraliaConvicts Transported to Western Australia in 1858 aboard the 'Edwin Fox'A list of Scottish convicts transported to Australia on the "Edwin Fox". Reprinted from Bedfordshire Family History Society Journal2 pages or more70Lynn Manning 
AustraliaMelrose to Melbourne - The Story of one Wallace familyInteresting account of the author's Wallace research, ancestral emigration from Melrose to Sydney, Australia, farming, and the army. Two interesting photographs, too.3 pages or more67Richard Balsillie 
AustraliaGreat Grandfather's ClockAn account by the author of a clock belonging to his great grandfather which he came upon when holidaying in Australia.1 page or more91Bill Stewart 
AustraliaEmigration from the BordersEmigration opportunities available to Borderers in the late 19th century, to Australia, Canada, and the United States.2 pages or more32Marjorie Gavin 
AustraliaAustralian deaths recorded in Hawick Advertiser part 2 1874-1890Deaths in the Hawick Advertiser, it also covers other parts of the Borders.4 pages or more37Marjorie Gavin 
AustraliaTwo stories of 19th century emigration to Australia and New ZealandTwo stories from the 19th century of emigration to the New World; Andrew Rutherford and his family.less than 1 page12Elsie Ahrens 
AuxiliariesW.W 2 AuxiliariesSome notes on the work of the World War 2 Auxiliaries or the British Resistance Army.less than 1 page88 
AytonThe Ayton BardThis is in issues 16 and 17. Robert Mennon was a well known Borders bard and contributed to many Scottish weeklies.5 pages or more16A. Michael Mennim 
AytonThe Aytons of AytonThe parish of Ayton from the Norman family De Vesci who changed their name to Ayton to a history of the village.2 pages or more17James Eaton 
AytonMemories of AytonMrs Patricia Payne was so interested in the articles on 'The Ayton Bard' that she felt the need to record some of her memories of Ayton before all was forgotten.less than 1 page18Patricia Payne 
Ayton'Fair' SuspendedAn account of how the writer discovered there generations his ancestors of the name Fair in the Churchyard at Ayton.1 page or more84Bill Stewart 
AytonAyton History SocietyNote on a booklet 'The History of Ayton and other personal Recollections published by Ayton History Society; includes extracts from the work of T Ramsay Turner, an account by an unknown author entitled 'Happy Childhood Reminiscences of 1876' and some works by the local poet Robert Mennon.less than 1 page81 
AytonThe Breadford Family SearchA tale of family that moved from Northumberland to Berwickshire. All were farm servants some labourers some farm stewards. There are irregular marriages, name changes and a possible pioneering birth using chloroform.6 pages or more72Bill Bradford 
AytonThe Ayton Bard Robert Mennon 1797-1885This is a two part article abridged from the book of the title written by A. Michael Mennim. A copy of the complete book together with maps, photgraphs and poems is in Scottish Borders Council Library Headquartors with a family tree.4 pages or more15Michael Mennon 
BabingtonWorld War 1 ExhibitionAn account of an exhibition staged by the Society to mark the centenary of the outbreak of World War 1.1 page or more86 
BaillieWhat Might Have BeenThe writer pursues a mysterious entry which she finds in the family Bible and suggests that her ancestor Lochhart Baillie was the natural son of George Baillie of Jerviswood and Catherine Sangster and surmises how different the history of her family could have been.2 pages or more78Mike Bucher 
BaillieA Border Tragedy - Hawick 900 Court of Record and Civil RecordsAn article on cases of Breach of Promise.5 pages or more86Norrie McLeish 
BailzieMore Gypsy SnippetsSome interesting snippets extracted by Peter Munro regarding gypsies throughout the ages2 pages or more0Peter Munro 
BainWorking on the RailroadRailroad incidents recorded during the construction of the Galashiels section of the Waverley line 1884-452 pages or more30M. L.. Lawson 
BairdRev. John Baird (1799-1861)--Friend of the GypsiesJohn Baird was Minister at Kirk Yetholm. He was responsible for the new bridge , rebuilding the Kirk and School. He also educated the Gypsies and brought them into the community. was a founder member of the Berwickshire Naturalists Club.4 pages or more26Donald Whyte 
BairdExtracts from "The Border Magazine" January 1832A List of names and ages from births, marriages, and deaths in and around Berwick on Tweed.1 page or more35Mrs O. Wilson-Croome 
BakerBorn in the BordersA list of names that have been extraced from the Death Index (1855-6) of Victoria, Australia. Also, where to obtain copies of death certificates.1 page or more21Barbara E. Turner 
BalaclavaColdstream History SocietyA note on the raising of a stone to commemorate James Charles Purves who died at the Battle of Balaclava in the 'Charge of the Light Brigade'.less than 1 page81 
BalaclavaThe Purves, Clays, and the Crimean WarThis is the text of the authors' talk to the Society titled 'James Charles Purves: a Coldstream Lad at the Charge' on 20th March 2005 about one of the participants in the charge of the Light Brigade, the battle, and some of James' family.12 pages or more58Will Murray and Trevor Swan 
BalaclavaAnother Borderer at BalaclavaComment about James Hunter, one of the participants in the Heavy Brigade who had the task of breaking through Russian lines at Balaclava, in respect of the talk given by Will Murray and Trevor Swan entitled a “Coldstream lad at the Charge” in issue No.58.1 page or more60Colin Miller 
BalfourA Berwickshire SchoolmasterJean Smithers has contributed this "nugget" from her investigations into the history of one of the strands of her ancestry.1 page or more11Jean Smithers 
BalfourLetters of Slains 1569--A family puzzleAn intriguing tale of death and complaint in 1569.2 pages or more12Jean Smithers 
BalfourColonel Walter Scott (pre 1613-1650) of Hartwoodburn, SelkirkshireAn enquiry to discover more on Colonel Walter Scott of Hartwoodburn who was a member of the Scottish parliament and who was killed at the Battle of Dunbar in 1650 - also of his Dutch wife.4 pages or more91Vincent Tickner 
Balfour Hays of YesterLinks with old Peebles FamiliesA investigating search into old Peebles families.2 pages or more12Rena Stewart 
BallantyneKelso Abbey and Walter Scott's KelsoReview of two books, Kelso Abbey and Walter Scott's Kelso looking in particular at the connection between Sir Walter Scott and the Town.2 pages or more89 
BallantyneDonation to Society ArchiveAn acknowledgement of the donation to the Society of the book ' John Wood (blacksmith) - from Scotland to Rawdon N.S. in 1815 and his Descendants'.less than 1 page86 
BallieA forgotten village-Huguenot refugees at PolwarthThe story of the Huguenot refugees who landed at Berwick on Tweed and travelling inland alighted on this secluded spot to settle there, is known, perhaps only by their descendants.3 pages or more6Colin Wood 
BalliolCavers & DistrictTalk given in February 2007 about the history of the kirk and parish of Cavers, and its links with Melrose, St Cuthbert, and other famous people.6 pages or more64Jean Muir 
BankhouseGrantshouse and the Turner familyThe history of Grantshouse and one of its sons, James Turner. Continued in issue 28.3 pages or more27James Burns 
BankingThe Bankers RevengeThe rise and fall of a bank in East Lothian.less than 1 page10A. W. Kerr 
BankingSaving, Spending and Family HistoryIn his follow up article on "Granny's Bawbees and Other Coins" the writer considers different forms of currency which circuited in Scotland including doits or dytes and rex dollars. He goes on to outline the not inconsiderable role played by Scottish banks in the development of the current banking system including such things as the invention of the first overdraft, the first retail bank branch, the world's first coloured bank note and the first mobile bank.5 pages or more79Peter Munro 
BanksSaving, Spending and Family HistoryIn his follow up article on "Granny's Bawbees and Other Coins" the writer considers different forms of currency which circuited in Scotland including doits or dytes and rex dollars. He goes on to outline the not inconsiderable role played by Scottish banks in the development of the current banking system including such things as the invention of the first overdraft, the first retail bank branch, the world's first coloured bank note and the first mobile bank.5 pages or more79Peter Munro 
BaptieTweedmount House Tweedmount Road MelroseA great deal of research has gone into this article on a house from when the land was bought to when it was last sold.2 pages or more38Valerie Mackay 
BarclayMy Barclay AncestorsThe author's great grandfather, Joseph Edgely Barclay, and other relatives.2 pages or more50Liz Butchart 
BaronyExtracts from Dunse Barony RecordsExtracts from the author's book, Dunse Barony Records, in the 1760s.2 pages or more68Ronald Morrison 
BarossaWilliam Coulthard: Emigrant to South AustraliaCaptain A. J. Coultherd has sent a moving account of an intrepid explorer who moved to Australia in 1836.less than 1 page7Alfred J. Coultherd 
BarriePleasant Sunday Afternoons and the Lad o' PairtsAn account of the activities of the Pleasant Sunday Afternoon Group formed in Hawick in 1932 with details of some of the theatrical performances which they staged.3 pages or more89Anne F Golden 
BartounChurch and School Connections in the Borders: 1717-1869 and earlierAccount of various Hoy ancestors, many connected with the Church. A lot of research has gone into this.4 pages or more40Charles Hoy 
BassRobert Lauder of the BassAn account fully referenced, of the family of the Lauders of the Bass Rock.3 pages or more90Gregory Lauder-Frost 
Bass RockRobert Lauder of the BassAn account fully referenced, of the family of the Lauders of the Bass Rock.3 pages or more90Gregory Lauder-Frost 
BataviaThe Leyden FamilyFrom USA, an article on the name Leyden with particular reference to Dr John Leyden.less than 1 page12Ronald Spencer 
BathgateFollowing in the Footsteps of Robert Redpath.The story of one man's journey to mine gold in Australia. There is reference to two diaries kept by other men on the voyage from Glasgow to Townsville, Queensland.3 pages or more69Irene J Redpath 
Baton RougeWilliam Kerr--Portrait of a Canadian ImmigrantJohn Kerr from Peebles, emigrated to America, fought in the Civil War, was honorably discharged and settled down to a farmer's life.1 page or more12Colin Wood 
Battle of ChickamaugaBecton Eckford and William Wallace Eckford, Sergeants, 4th Tennessee Infantry Regt, CSAAccount of Becton Eckford and William Wallace Eckford, and their activities in the Tennessee Infantry Regt, CSA.3 pages or more40Jeffry W. Gatlin 
Battle of DunbarColonel Walter Scott (pre 1613-1650) of Hartwoodburn, SelkirkshireAn enquiry to discover more on Colonel Walter Scott of Hartwoodburn who was a member of the Scottish parliament and who was killed at the Battle of Dunbar in 1650 - also of his Dutch wife.4 pages or more91Vincent Tickner 
Battle of MurphreesboroBecton Eckford and William Wallace Eckford, Sergeants, 4th Tennessee Infantry Regt, CSAAccount of Becton Eckford and William Wallace Eckford, and their activities in the Tennessee Infantry Regt, CSA.3 pages or more40Jeffry W. Gatlin 
Battle of NashvilleBecton Eckford and William Wallace Eckford, Sergeants, 4th Tennessee Infantry Regt, CSAAccount of Becton Eckford and William Wallace Eckford, and their activities in the Tennessee Infantry Regt, CSA.3 pages or more40Jeffry W. Gatlin 
Battle of ShilohBecton Eckford and William Wallace Eckford, Sergeants, 4th Tennessee Infantry Regt, CSAAccount of Becton Eckford and William Wallace Eckford, and their activities in the Tennessee Infantry Regt, CSA.3 pages or more40Jeffry W. Gatlin 
Baumholder15 PARA - Jumping for JoyThe author's talk to the Society on 30th April 2006 about life in the Parachute Regiment, its history, and some of its characters.9 pages or more61Alasdair Hutton 
BaviannsThomas PringleA follow up from Professor Charles Wait in South Africa on the article on Thomas Pringle in the previous edition with photographs of a memorial church to Thomas Pringle, its history, some notes on his descendants and how he is remembered in South Africa.2 pages or more83Professor Charles Wait 
BawbeeGranny's Bawbees and other CoinsAn account of the currency of Scotland from Roman times to 1603 explaining coins such as ryals, dollars, merks, groats, bawbees, bodles and turners.6 pages or more77Peter Munro 
BaxterBorderers in the Victorian Marriage Registers (1853-1895)This is a list of marriages in issues 16,17 and 18. It is a list of Border counties as their place of birth, when the married in Victoria, Australia between 1853 and 1895.5 pages or more16Barbara Turner 
BaxterWho Was Lizzie Jardine ?The author's start on her family history - mainly ordinary working folk in the Borders.3 pages or more51Carol Trotter 
BaxterJimmy Blakemore - A War CasualtyThe story of Lancelot Lionel Blakemore (alias 'Jimmy'), a Londoner who was severely wounded, losing both his legs during the First World War. He was sent to Birgham to recuperate where he met and married Katherine Scott and where he worked as a cobbler for the remainder of his life.2 pages or more90David Quensell 
BeanburnThe Ayton Bard Robert Mennon 1797-1885This is a two part article abridged from the book of the title written by A. Michael Mennim. A copy of the complete book together with maps, photgraphs and poems is in Scottish Borders Council Library Headquartors with a family tree.4 pages or more15Michael Mennon 
BeattieThe Turnbulls of Minto Cleuchead, Burnfoot and East MiddleFrom Hawick to Australia Extracts from a book of more than three hundred pages .3 pages or more26Mrs. Robyn Crossle 
BeattieBeattiesLangholm Archive Centre is looking for Beattie volunteers to take part in a DNA project. Participation is completely free and available to all male Beatties not immediately related who can provide a little family tree information and full results will be made available.less than 1 page67Bruce McCartney 
BeattieWho was Little Arthur Foster? Elliots at court 1675-1682Border Reivers Court sittings in the 1600's. How Cautioners upheld the Law.Also in 5 pages in issue 30 covering the same subject.5 pages or more29Michael Robson 
BedruleThe relationship of place names and personal namesThe relationship is two fold: (1) Place names derived from personal names, (2) Personal names derived or adopted from place names.1 page or more21Jessie Macdonald 
BedruleThe Lillico Family - Chain Migrants to Gloucester Township, OntarioThe story of a family that emigrated from Roxburghshire to Ontario8 pages or more70Eleanor Lillico 
BefinellsThe Way We WereBerwickshire farm servants wages from 1751 and how the farm hand had to make the hovel of a house more habitable. It was not the good old days, it was slavery.1 page or more15Colin Wood 
Beggars badgesCavers & DistrictTalk given in February 2007 about the history of the kirk and parish of Cavers, and its links with Melrose, St Cuthbert, and other famous people.6 pages or more64Jean Muir 
BelfastRecording the Jardines - A one-name study17 years of research of the Jardine Clan Society. A history of the Clan and the worldwide story of the Jardines.4 pages or more27Violet Jardine 
BelfordKnow your Parish--MorebattleA history of Morebattle Parish and the surrounding area.1 page or more18Elespeth Ewan 
BellThe Lillico Family - Chain Migrants to Gloucester Township, OntarioThe story of a family that emigrated from Roxburghshire to Ontario8 pages or more70Eleanor Lillico 
BellA Border family and the curious case of Sherlock HolmesAbout the author's ancestor, William Scott, his cattle dealing partnership with George Bell, and his coal-mine at Rowanburn in the 18th century, and Dr Joseph Bell, the inspiration for Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes.3 pages or more60John Webley 
BellA Border Lady of the Old SchoolInterview with Mrs Jane Henderson Thomson Bell aged 83 in 1910 about her life. Written in Scots.4 pages or more20 
BellA Rutherfurd familyNotes on the name Rutherfurd taken from the book 'Rutherfurds of that Ilk'.2 pages or more21James Selkirk 
BellA Case for the CommissaryThe amount of information found on any particular family is a matter of luck but time spent will be rewarding.4 pages or more33Rosemary Bigwood 
BellDingleton Hospital, MelroseSome notes on Dingleton Hospital, Melrose and how to access information of those having a connection.1 page or more87 
BellPeeblesshire's First CarAn account of Peeblesshire's first car built by Laurence Bell in a rented shed in Peebles and how from such humble beginnings developed the Scottish Motor Traction Company (SMT).2 pages or more82Gwen Stein 
BellExcerpts from the Diaries of the Rev William BellBiography of Rev Bell who emigrated from Scotland in 1817 to lead a pioneer life in Perth, in the wilderness of Upper Canada.3 pages or more48Malcolm & Jennifer Sissons 
BellGenealogy of the Symington Family A review of the book 'The Genealogy of the Symington Family' by the Rev Henry Paton kindly donated to the Society.less than 1 page88Ronald Morrison 
BellsMelrose to Melbourne - The Story of one Wallace familyInteresting account of the author's Wallace research, ancestral emigration from Melrose to Sydney, Australia, farming, and the army. Two interesting photographs, too.3 pages or more67Richard Balsillie 
BelsesThe Rutherford LettersThese letters come from a collection written by Rutherfords, in Ancrum to their folks in Canada. 4 are from 1852, and one from1928. Many names of Ancrum and nearby people mentioned.3 pages or more44Ann F Rutherford, Robert Turnbull, George Hay 
BelsesStation Master of BelsesHow history turned up in a sack of rubbish and some one brought it back to life.1 page or more15Jed Squirrel 
BeltaneKnow your parish -PeeblesArms of the Burgh Chartes. Families. Fairs, Transport A good history of the town and tale or two.3 pages or more26Jean Moffat 
BemersydeMelrose: Past and PresentA story of Melrose from 3000 years B.C. to the Greenyards in 1992.2 pages or more22Mr. T Little 
BemersydeWWI CommemorationSome notes on the 100th Anniversary of the outbreak of World War 1, the Galashiels War Memorial, the sculptor Thomas J Clapperton, Field Marshall Haig, Bemersyde, the Cochrane family and those from Galashiels who lost their lives.1 page or more85 
BennetKnow your Parish--MorebattleA history of Morebattle Parish and the surrounding area.1 page or more18Elespeth Ewan 
BennetThe Bennets of GrubetAn old Roxburghshire family associated with Kirk Yetholm and the Gypsies and their descendents.3 pages or more29Donald Whyte 
BenrigStoddartMargaret Stoddart, born 1831, and her very interesting history. From stot-herd,one who tended cattle 1376. Earliest mention in Douglas Barony of Buittle.2 pages or more38Audrey Mitchell 
BerrywellThe Ainslies--Some notesThe name Ainslie, from 1066 onwards, a full and detailed family history.1 page or more8Violet Jardine 
BertramLamberton TollSome notes on the history of Lamberton Toll and irregular marriages with particular reference to the Dixon (Dickson) family who resided there.2 pages or more85Jennifer Dunlop 
BerwickCounty Railway Routes - Berwick to St BoswellsDetails of the book in the Country Railway Book series Berwick to St. Boswells.less than 1 page89 
BerwickSt. Boswells to Berwick Railway via DunsSome paragraphs on a book 'St Boswells to Berwick via Duns which traces the history of this railway line.less than 1 page83 
BerwickThe Berwick SensationThis story would make a very good murder mystery, the research that has gone into this story would be long and time consuming. For anyone interested in Berwick history you should read it.3 pages or more35F. L. Kennington 
BerwickWilliam Lewins 1785-1848Account of William Lewins' life.1 page or more65Mary Newbery 
BerwickMigration From Glendale To New Brunswick, CanadaAccount of the families who migrated from Berwick-upon-Tweed to New Brunswick, Canada, and the hazards they faced. Includes a list of families with Glendale or Border origins were granted land.4 pages or more66Ian Herbert 
BerwickCrossing the BorderNotes on Linda Bankier's talk to the Society on 20th February 2005, mainly about the differences between English and Scottish records, irregular marriages, and the Berwick Record Office's holdings.1 page or more57Linda Bankier 
BerwickThe Story of a StrayAccount of Robert Burgon, a fisherman from Berwick who was drowned in 1850 with William Burgeon, Joseph Cowlin, George Swinton, and the boy David Lyle, and buried in Inverbervie.2 pages or more47Murray Nicoll 
BerwickAnother Borderer at BalaclavaComment about James Hunter, one of the participants in the Heavy Brigade who had the task of breaking through Russian lines at Balaclava, in respect of the talk given by Will Murray and Trevor Swan entitled a “Coldstream lad at the Charge” in issue No.58.1 page or more60Colin Miller 
Berwick on TweedBerwick-upon-Tweed Twixt Thistle and Rose-A Family Historian's NightmareLocations and types of marriages in and on the Border. Types of sources, also Parish Registers for 18th and 19th century.2 pages or more33Linda Bankier 
BerwickshireThe Homes of Paxton HouseA fascinating piece of Borders family history came to light when a 200 year-old Berwickshire mansion was gifted to the nation. Along with the history of the family of Home's. Love is a wondrous thing !2 pages or more11Violet Jardine 
BerwickshireMy Grandfather and the Demon Drink - the Berwickshire "No-Licence" campaign of 1920An account by the Rev. Tom Notman, minister of Leitholm United Free Church in his campaign for prohibition in Berwickshire and later in the Cowcaddens District in Glasgow prior to the Second World War3 pages or more75Malcolm Lindsay 
BerwickshireThe Breadford Family SearchA tale of family that moved from Northumberland to Berwickshire. All were farm servants some labourers some farm stewards. There are irregular marriages, name changes and a possible pioneering birth using chloroform.6 pages or more72Bill Bradford 
BerwickshireHowes and KnowesMention of a volume 'An introduction to Berwickshire Place Names' by Michael E Braithwaite.less than 1 page91 
BerwickshireThe Costs of Church Services in Scottish ParishesStructure of costs for church services, i.e. christenings, weddings and burials in Berwickshire and Roxburghshire between 1725 and 1832.4 pages or more53David Richardson 
BerwickshireThe Autobiography of a Working manSome notes regarding the life of Alexander Somerville born in East Lothian but who spent most of his early life in Berwickshire. He became a cavalryman in the Royal British Dragoons but was subjected to punishment of 100 lashes for writing to a local paper at the time of the passing of the Reform Act of 1832. Questions were asked in Parliament regarding his punishment almost universally regarded as excessive and his release from the army was purchased by public subscription. His autobiography recalls the hardship of his early life in Berwickshire as son of a farm hand.2 pages or more79Ronald Morrison 
BerwickshireBerwickshire Fencible CavalryDetails of military discharge records during and following the Napoleonic Wars (1814-1835) which may be of interest to those researching their ancestors. An interesting mix of Bordermen and those from south of the Border. These records are from the National Archives at Kew.1 page or more84 
BerwickshireThe Parish Churches Of BerwickshireA talk by the author given to the Society on 22nd March, 1998.5 pages or more51G A C Binnie 
BerwickshireBondagers of the BordersLiz Taylor presented a most informative talk to members of the society, this is a short story of Bondagers.1 page or more9Liz Taylor 
BerwickshireMapsBrief notes about Borders maps available from the Society, and on the Internet.1 page or more43Peter Munro 
BerwickshireColdstream History SocietyA note on a project recently undertaken by the Society including the transcription of the graveyard at Lennel Cemetery, Coldstream and also a project to record detailed genealogical information of all names appearing on War Memorials in Berwickshire and North Northumberland.less than 1 page79 
BerwickshireKennington/Cowe Family HistoryThe story of the family's arrival in Berwickshire and their life there until they departed to Canada.9 pages or more70Fred Kennington 
BerwickshireRentons of Billie and LambertonThe first part of an account of the History of the Rentons of Billie and Lamberton in Berwickshire. Tracing in detail the history of the family from the early fourteenth century.4 pages or more83Gregory Lauder-Frost 
BerwickshireThe Way We WereBerwickshire farm servants wages from 1751 and how the farm hand had to make the hovel of a house more habitable. It was not the good old days, it was slavery.1 page or more15Colin Wood 
BerwickshireCD Review - Kelso Poor House and Ragged SchoolInteresting review of the content of this much loved publication, and a bit on the social context of the Poor House and the Ragged School in Kelso.1 page or more67Norrie McLeish 
BeveridgeA Family of Shoemakers - The Allans of PaxtonInterest account of the Allans of Paxton who were shoemakers in Paxton from around 1800 till the beginning of World War II.4 pages or more67Mary Newbery 
BewsMaxwellheugh Cottage - the biography of a houseA review of the families who had inhabited a house on the outskirts of Kelso.8 pages or more73Isobel Gordon 
BiggiesknoweKnow your parish -PeeblesArms of the Burgh Chartes. Families. Fairs, Transport A good history of the town and tale or two.3 pages or more26Jean Moffat 
BillerwellMore Extracts from the Kelso Mail 1804Miscellaneous Extracts from the Kelso Mail of 1804.87 
BillieRentons of Billie and LambertonThe first part of an account of the History of the Rentons of Billie and Lamberton in Berwickshire. Tracing in detail the history of the family from the early fourteenth century.4 pages or more83Gregory Lauder-Frost 
BillieRentons of Billie and LambertonContinuation of the article in the previous issue of the history of the Renton family of Billie and Lamberton. The story continues from the 16th. Century to date detailing many achievements but also revealing some scandal.7 pages or more84Gregory Lauder- Frost 
BinnieGeorge Fleming M.A.Article on George Fleming MA, distinguished educationalist.1 page or more86Ian McGregor 
BirdA Case for the CommissaryThe amount of information found on any particular family is a matter of luck but time spent will be rewarding.4 pages or more33Rosemary Bigwood 
BirdTweedmount House Tweedmount Road MelroseA great deal of research has gone into this article on a house from when the land was bought to when it was last sold.2 pages or more38Valerie Mackay 
BirghamRob of TrowsBorn at Birgham, Rob was a favorite with anglers of all classes, "peer and peasant alike". A boatman of great distinction on the Tweed.2 pages or more18Mrs M. E. Mason 
BirghamEcclesiastical Education in Berwickshire What the records have to tellEcclesiastical education of Berwickshire and where to find useful information2 pages or more38Dr Charles Hoy 
BirghamJimmy Blakemore - A War CasualtyThe story of Lancelot Lionel Blakemore (alias 'Jimmy'), a Londoner who was severely wounded, losing both his legs during the First World War. He was sent to Birgham to recuperate where he met and married Katherine Scott and where he worked as a cobbler for the remainder of his life.2 pages or more90David Quensell 
BirthAustralian Intimations in Hawick AdvertiserBirths 1858-1897, Marriages 1854-1900, Deaths 1853-1862, in Australia of people originally from Hawick and surrounding area.8 pages or more54Marjorie Gavin 
BirthAmerican Intimations in the Hawick Advertiser Births 1859-1900 and Marriages 1855-1872Births and marriages in America of people originally from Hawick and surrounding area.4 pages or more48Marjorie Gavin 
BirthsMiscellaneous Intimations in Hawick Advertiser - Births 1854-1900Previous compilations of intimations have related to events in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the USA. These relate to births in other locations, of people originally from Hawick and surrounding area.3 pages or more58Marjorie Gavin 
BirthsCanadian Intimations in the "Hawick Advertiser" 1855 - 1898A list of births and marriages of Canadians intimated in the Hawick Advertiser between 1855-1898, with brief additional notes on some items.4 pages or more47Marjory Gavin 
BirthsNew Zealand Intimations in Hawick Advertiser - 1861-1896Births and marriages, 1861-1896, in New Zealand of people originally from Hawick and surrounding area.2 pages or more56Marjorie Gavin 
BlackWho was Gordon Stewart of Hawick?Intriguing investigation into an adopted great uncle who died in World War I, and turned out to be a blood relative.3 pages or more65Anne Golden 
BlackRob of TrowsA very prince of a Tweed boatman. That was the description of Rob by Sir Robert Maxwell in his Book "The Story of the Tweed".2 pages or more19 
Black DwarfThe Black DwarfAn account of the life of David Ritchie, the "Black Dwarf" of Sir Walter Scott's novel of the same name An account of his life (1741 to 1811) in and around the Manor Valley including an account of his meeting with Sir Walter Scott and after death the removal of his corpse by the Resurrectionists.5 pages or more76Ronald Morrison 
BlackadderNew Society Publication EdromAn account of the publication by the Society of the Edrom Monumental Inscriptions etc. also some background on the parish and persons associated.2 pages or more91 
BlackadderJohn Whillis Exhibition, EyemouthSome notes on the John Whillis Exhibition, Eyemouth and the associated exhibition on sailing ships connected including the 'Cutty Sark'.1 page or more91 
BlackadderScottish Covenanter Memorials AssociationNote on the renovation by the Scottish Covenanter Memorials Association of stone in North Berwick Churchyard to the Rev John Blackadder and his Borders connections.less than 1 page77Ronald Morrison 
BlackadderGallipoli and Hill 70 LoosSome notes on an exhibition on Gallipoli staged by the Society with background; also notes on the centenary of the Battle of Loos and service of commemoration at Edrom Church2 pages or more89 
BlackburnAn Infamous MistressA review of the book 'An Infamous Mistress' by Sarah Murden and Joanne Major being a biography of Grace Dalrymple Elliot.1 page or more91 
BlacketMore Extracts from the Kelso Mail 1804Miscellaneous Extracts from the Kelso Mail of 1804.87 
BlackethouseA Border family and the curious case of Sherlock HolmesAbout the author's ancestor, William Scott, his cattle dealing partnership with George Bell, and his coal-mine at Rowanburn in the 18th century, and Dr Joseph Bell, the inspiration for Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes.3 pages or more60John Webley 
BlackieLongformacus Free ChurchDiscovery of a poem written in 1869 relating to Longformacus Free Church.2 pages or more91 
BlacksmithWilliam Dick (1849 - 1932)Account of William Dick, a blacksmith in Fountainhall and his family4 pages or more63Margaret Dick 
BlacksmithFountainhall Smiddy 1793-1945Account of the Hislop / Dick family who worked in the smiddy (blacksmith's shop) for five generations.2 pages or more57Margaret Dick 
BlacksmithsThe Famous and Infamous of the Jeffrey FamilyAbsorbing biography of James Jeffrey, son of James Jeffrey and Elizabeth Sinton, and his career as a famous gardener.3 pages or more46George Martin 
BlaikieA Teri Forever- My Rich Border HeritageNostalgia about Hawick, and the revelation that some of her ancestors came from southern England, she has researched back to 500AD on her direct paternal line and from 1699 on other lines.3 pages or more66Anne Golden 
BlaikieMelrose to Melbourne - The Story of one Wallace familyInteresting account of the author's Wallace research, ancestral emigration from Melrose to Sydney, Australia, farming, and the army. Two interesting photographs, too.3 pages or more67Richard Balsillie 
BlaikieCeltic v Pick of the BordersAn account of a football match between Glasgow Celtic and 'Pick of the Borders' in 1906.1 page or more88Kenny McLean 
BlairResearching Family History across the BorderAn account by the author of the challenges and pitfalls of cross-border research.4 pages or more91Fred Kennington 
BlairA Family of Shoemakers - The Allans of PaxtonInterest account of the Allans of Paxton who were shoemakers in Paxton from around 1800 till the beginning of World War II.4 pages or more67Mary Newbery 
BlakeThe Alternative RelationshipThe Alternative Relationship and how it can be used. Also an interesting research into the Cavers and Cammond families.3 pages or more4Mrs H. Crammond 
BlakelawLife in Linton with William Pringle's FamilyAbsorbing account of William Pringle, his children, and his grandson, Thomas Pringle, the 'Poet of South Africa'.4 pages or more20Barbara E. Turner 
BlakemoreJimmy Blakemore - A War CasualtyThe story of Lancelot Lionel Blakemore (alias 'Jimmy'), a Londoner who was severely wounded, losing both his legs during the First World War. He was sent to Birgham to recuperate where he met and married Katherine Scott and where he worked as a cobbler for the remainder of his life.2 pages or more90David Quensell 
BlindburnSnowstorm in the CheviotsA young shepherd gets lost in the snow and is frozen to death. There's also a specification for shepherds boots.2 pages or more69Jean Fleming 
BlogThe Society's Website BlogNotes on the Society blog and how to access and post.2 pages or more76Peter Munro 
BlyndleeGalashiels and some of its familiesTalk given to the society by Mr. Ian Miller, President of the Old Gala Club. Gala indeed goes back along way perhaps even to 7000 B.C. It covers the history up to the 19th Century.3 pages or more31Ian Miller 
BlythJethart JockA follow up to article in magazine no 86 regarding the identity of Jethart Jock.1 page or more91 
BlythThe Gypsy King and the PresidentRelationship between President Clinton and Charles Blyth, king of the gypsies. Reprinted from the Sunday Telegraph.less than 1 page23 
BlythJethart JockThe mystery of Jethart Jock of Coldstream, husband of the Gypsy Queen Esther Faa Blyth and attempts to identify.2 pages or more86John Murray 
BlytheRev. John Baird (1799-1861)--Friend of the GypsiesJohn Baird was Minister at Kirk Yetholm. He was responsible for the new bridge , rebuilding the Kirk and School. He also educated the Gypsies and brought them into the community. was a founder member of the Berwickshire Naturalists Club.4 pages or more26Donald Whyte 
BodleGranny's Bawbees and other CoinsAn account of the currency of Scotland from Roman times to 1603 explaining coins such as ryals, dollars, merks, groats, bawbees, bodles and turners.6 pages or more77Peter Munro 
Body SnatchingA grave look at the BordersThis must be one of the great stories ever to be printed in our magazine - it is the story of grave snatchers, and how one brave chap got his just reward.4 pages or more21Ian Abernethy 
Body SnatchingHistory in the GraveyardBody snatching in the Borders and how it was fought.less than 1 page10Violet Jardine 
Boer WarBessie Dora Bowhill, a wartime nurseAn account of the life of Bessie Dora Bowhill born Bunkle and Preston, Berwickshire who became, a nurse and worked in South Africa during the Boer War - her further experience during the First World War working with Dr Elsie Inglis in Serbia.2 pages or more85 
BollardsonDavid Reid Dewar - Another of War's VictimsThe story of David Reid Dewar, originally from Cumnock but who moved to Peebles before enlisting and being severely mentally affected by his experiences in the Great War. His subsequent life when he was described as 'confused, incoherent and delusional'.2 pages or more89Margaret Ross 
BombayNames of Soldiers and others who died in India mainly between 1930-36A list of names and their regiments, and where buried.1 page or more30 
Bonchester BridgeA Tale of Two Brothers and a Photographic PuzzleA tale of and contrast between two brothers Robert (later Sir Robert) and William Laidlaw born in Bonchester Bridge; Sir Robert who set up a chain of multiples in India , known as 'The Selfridges of the East' and became a Member of Parliament and William who ran a grocery shop in Canada.3 pages or more88Ben Haslam 
BonkylBunkle and Preston Monumental InscriptionsSome background on the CD of Bunkle and Preston Monumental Inscriptions published by the Society.1 page or more90 
BooklessA Berwickshire SchoolmasterJean Smithers has contributed this "nugget" from her investigations into the history of one of the strands of her ancestry.1 page or more11Jean Smithers 
bootsSnowstorm in the CheviotsA young shepherd gets lost in the snow and is frozen to death. There's also a specification for shepherds boots.2 pages or more69Jean Fleming 
Border GamesJedburgh Border Games, 1919Cannon-fire at 6am signalled the start of the Games. Has notes of winners of various events.1 page or more63John Murray 
Border MagazineJames Watson (Author and Historian of Jedburgh Abbey)Account of the life of James Watson, weaver, grocer, poet and writer of Jedburgh, the author's great grandfather, his descendants, and emigration to USA and Canada.10 pages or more68Rachel (Thomson) Falldien 
Border Railway1849A report on Hawick in the year 1849, the year the Border Railway reached Hawick but also the year of the cholera epidemic. Includes contemporary reports on the epidemic and names of a number of those who died4 pages or more77Anne Golden 
BordersSaving and Sharing Borders Stories of WWIReference to the project by Live Borders Museum and Library Services to commemorate the Borders experience during the Great War.less than 1 page91 
BordersHarvey Settlers ReunionThis was the evening address to the reunion, about why they were in the Borders and Northumberland, and about the author's Australian cousins.3 pages or more66Ian Herbert 
BordersScottish Borders Council Archives - Hawick Heritage HubInformation about the new ‘state of the art’ Council archives due to open in May 2007.2 pages or more63Rachel Hosker 
BordersBorder NamesA note of the most common names in the Borders extracted from the Society's transcription of Memorial Inscriptions,less than 1 page78Peter Munro 
Borders17th. Century Borders Witchcraft Trials; the role of reputationA resume by the author of her talk to the Society on witchcraft in the Borders, evidence of witchcraft and sentences and the reasons for its particular prevalence in Scotland.2 pages or more78Mary Craig 
Borders FestivalsNo Room at the Inn for Common Riding 2014An account of the Borders Festivals, their dates and formats.3 pages or more83Enid Cruickshank 
Borders FHSBorders Family History Society - from its beginningThe story of the foundation and growth of the Borders FHS.3 pages or more74Audrey Mitchell 
Borders HardieBrave BorderlandConnections between the Borders and the Canadian state of Ontario, some poetry, and 2 buses.3 pages or more63Fred Kennington 
BorrowmanThe Descendents of James Borrowman (1744-1813)The history of the name Borrowman from Edinburgh down to Peebles and beyond, with a pedigree chart.2 pages or more17Philip r Borrowman 
BorthwickThe Bankers RevengeThe rise and fall of a bank in East Lothian.less than 1 page10A. W. Kerr 
BorthwickIs Anybody Out There ?The author's search for an ancestor's home.2 pages or more56Jean Currie 
BorthwickThe Banker's RevengeExtract from the History of Banking in Scotland by A W Kerr concerning some aspects of William Borthwick's behaviour.less than 1 page13Colin Woods 
Borthwick waterWho was Little Arthur Foster? Elliots at court 1675-1682Border Reivers Court sittings in the 1600's. How Cautioners upheld the Law.Also in 5 pages in issue 30 covering the same subject.5 pages or more29Michael Robson 
BostonDuns, Burgh on the Merse and Surrounding VillagesReview of the book Dunse Burgh on the Merse with the Surrounding Villages' by James Denham.1 page or more91 
BostonThe Boston Family of GattonsideA tale of hand loom weavers from Gattonside who decided to visit a sister in Canada. How they eventually decided to emigrate over to Canada and they walked from New York to Upper Canada. Most of the family are buried in Melrose Church Yard.2 pages or more39M.C.Lawson 
BothwellKnow your parish -PeeblesArms of the Burgh Chartes. Families. Fairs, Transport A good history of the town and tale or two.3 pages or more26Jean Moffat 
Bovinam Roxburghshire to Delaware County: The 19th Century Miller Letters - Part 1Account of letters written between 1818 and 1864 from Scotland to David Miller (1795-1883), and his wives, and relatives. David Miller was the son of Thomas Miller, a beadle of Roberton Kirk.4 pages or more64John W. Hoy 
BowdenCD Review - Bowden Monumental InscriptionsReview of the content of this publication, and suggestions of other useful publications.1 page or more67Norrie McLeish 
BowdenMcKenzie's around the River AleAn account of McKenzies in and around the Borders.4 pages or more49W E McKenzie 
BowdenThe Dimma and Dickson Families of the Borders Region, ScotlandThe Dimma family from Eckford, who they married, and where they settled in Ontario. This is a well researched article into a old Border family.2 pages or more37Thomas Dimma Minster 
BowdenBowden School RecordsBowden School admission records from 1872. Also lists their parent or guardian.2 pages or more25 
Bowden SchoolBowden School RecordsTranscribed admission register of pupils admitted 1864-1872, showing addresses, dates of birth, and parents. Continued in issue 25.2 pages or more24 
BowhillKnow your Parish: YarrowA journey down through the Yarrow valley from top to bottom1 page or more32Audrey Mitchell 
BowhillBessie Dora Bowhill, a wartime nurseAn account of the life of Bessie Dora Bowhill born Bunkle and Preston, Berwickshire who became, a nurse and worked in South Africa during the Boer War - her further experience during the First World War working with Dr Elsie Inglis in Serbia.2 pages or more85 
BowieThe Case of Agnes GrayTaken from the Session Minutes of Melrose Parish Registers (1723-1741). A sad tale of a young girl who was cited to present herself before the Kirk Session.1 page or more19 
BowlingWilliam Dick (1849 - 1932)Account of William Dick, a blacksmith in Fountainhall and his family4 pages or more63Margaret Dick 
BowmakerGunsgreen House, EyemouthNotes on the book "Eustace the Outcast" by David Pae also on the will of James Swanston of Eyemouth containing what is thought to be a list of customers for illicit produce including the Rev. Robert Bowmaker, minister, Duns.1 page or more78Ronald Morrison 
BowmakerBowmakers and Currys in the new worldThe history of the Bowmakers and Currys before and after they emigrated to the New World.1 page or more10Norman Bowmaker 
BowmakerBowmakers and Currys in the New WorldBorder origins of author's family, and arrivals in New York and Montreal.1 page or more13Norman J Bowmaker 
BowshankWorking on the RailroadRailroad incidents recorded during the construction of the Galashiels section of the Waverley line 1884-452 pages or more30M. L.. Lawson 
BoydThe Border Archive-For Queen and CountyThis is a list of all the men between the ages of 18 and 45 residing in Roberton in 1807.2 pages or more10Robert Miller 
BoydThe Muster-Roll of the Jedburgh Company of Volunteers of 1804List of men from Sergeants, Corporals, and Privates, it also gives you their trade at the time. Total of men 108.2 pages or more3Sandra Duncan 
BoylePolice and Criminal RecordsAn account of the indexing of the Selkirk Criminal Register 1897 to 1918 and what to expect to find.3 pages or more86Elma Fleming 
BoyleDouglas of Springwood ParkThe name Douglas would run fear into many Englishmen. This distinguished Border family and its history3 pages or more31Donald Whyte 
BradfordThe Breadford Family SearchA tale of family that moved from Northumberland to Berwickshire. All were farm servants some labourers some farm stewards. There are irregular marriages, name changes and a possible pioneering birth using chloroform.6 pages or more72Bill Bradford 
BradleyWho was Robert Proudfoot?A look by the author at his Proudfoot ancestry and mysteries surrounding it.3 pages or more90Chris Proudfoot 
Bradshaw's Railway GuideBradshaw's Railway GuideA note on Bradshaw's Railway Guide and what might be available - some snippets from the entry for Duns.less than 1 page78Ronald Morrison 
BraidfordThe Breadford Family SearchA tale of family that moved from Northumberland to Berwickshire. All were farm servants some labourers some farm stewards. There are irregular marriages, name changes and a possible pioneering birth using chloroform.6 pages or more72Bill Bradford 
BramtonA Hogarth Family TreeThere came into James Hogarth's possession a manuscript family tree covering seven or eight generations of the Hogarth family, also, where they came from.1 page or more27James Hogarth 
BrandtThe Homes of Paxton HouseA fascinating piece of Borders family history came to light when a 200 year-old Berwickshire mansion was gifted to the nation. Along with the history of the family of Home's. Love is a wondrous thing !2 pages or more11Violet Jardine 
BranxholmFrom Hawick to Kirkpatrick-Durham by way of MoscowNotes of Grieves of Kirkpatrick-Durham in Kirkcudbrightshire, who were descendants of Walter Grieve of Branxholm Park, most of whom were farmers, but also included two eminent doctors who were physicians to the Russian court in the 18th century.2 pages or more57Linda M Chapman 
BranxtonHawick Through TimeA review of the book 'Hawick through Time' by Alistair Moffat.1 page or more85Enid Cruickshank 
BreastedWomen of GunsgreenAn account of an exhibition entitled 'Women of Gunsgreen' with information on women who resided at or had connections with Gunsgreen House in Eyemouth.1 page or more85Ronald Morrison 
BrewsterJames Veitch - Border AstronomerShot extract of a talk given by Mr. Bill Veitch to the Society on the 15th of May 1994.less than 1 page26Bill Veitch 
BrewsterWilliam Lorrain-Borders SchoolmasterDuring the last war attics were cleared of paper and, from an attic in Jedburgh there appeared a collection of papers concerning the Rector of Jedburgh Grammar School, William Lorrain.less than 1 page27Audrey Mitchell 
BriceExtracts from Dunse Barony RecordsExtracts from the author's book, Dunse Barony Records, in the 1760s.2 pages or more68Ronald Morrison 
BridgesAdam Clark (1811 to 1866)A fascinating account of Adam Clark, born in Edinburgh but brought up in Kelso who became a bridge builder of renown in Hungary building the first bridge across the Danube linking the communities of Buda and Pest.4 pages or more79Dr. Jim Lyon 
BridgesMoves to Restore the Union BridgeAn account of moves to restore the Union Bridge linking Scotland and England at the lowest crossing point on the River Tweed.1 page or more85Ronald Morrison 
Brisbane houseSir Thomas BrisbaneFrom a request to Kelso Museum for details on Sir Thomas Brisbane. A history of Makerston and the City of Brisbane He was also a keen astronomer. Very interesting.2 pages or more8Zilla Oddy 
British ArmySo You've Found A SoldierThe trials that you may find looking for your connection with a soldier that was in the British Army.2 pages or more14Capt. John E. Grey 
British Linen BankDiary of James Alexander Sligh aged 18A description of a diary kept by a young bank clerk in 1876. Selected extracts are included.2 pages or more73 
British Resistance ArmyW.W 2 AuxiliariesSome notes on the work of the World War 2 Auxiliaries or the British Resistance Army.less than 1 page88 
BrittainStation Master of BelsesHow history turned up in a sack of rubbish and some one brought it back to life.1 page or more15Jed Squirrel 
BrixtonForgotten Borderers--Andrew Walker (1808-1896)Andrew Walker, born Earlston, worked at Newton Don and moved eventually to Camden and started a Ragged School. He emigrated to Troy in New York and died there.less than 1 page30 
BroadleeThe Early Kyles of Castleton, ScotlandThe researching of the Kyles and their history right through from the 1745 rebellion to living in Kelso in the 21st Century.2 pages or more39John Murray and Gavid Irvine 
BroderbundFamily Tree MakerDescription of some of the features and benefits of using a family history computer program.2 pages or more39John Unsworth 
BroderbundFamily Tree Maker OnlineDescription of some of the features and benefits of using a family history computer program with the Internet2 pages or more40Allan McVittie 
BrodieLife in Melrose--150 years agoThis is the account of family life in Melrose in the first half of last century, from an autobiography of Catherine Helen Spence.3 pages or more11Colin Wood 
BrodiesLife in Melrose--150 years agoThis is the account of family life in Melrose in the first half of last century, from an autobiography of Catherine Helen Spence.3 pages or more11Colin Wood 
BrogdaleForgotten BorderersJames Grieve and his interesting contribution to the lowly apple.1 page or more28Jean M. Smith 
BrookTravellers Tales in the BordersThis is the text of Fred's talk to the Society on 25th April 2004. Absorbing review of public road transport in the Borders mainly in the 20th century.9 pages or more55Fred Kennington 
BrookeSidelines on the Borders RailwayNowadays, the only railway line in the Borders is the main east coast line in Berwickshire. Lady Gibson has discovered, however, that the history of the railways has plenty of interest for family historians.1 page or more11Jane Gibson 
BroomhouseHelen Home of BroomhouseNotification that copies of the letters from James Home of Broomhouse, captain of marines with the Mediterranean fleet during the Napoleonic Wars written to his sister Helen have been donated to the Society.less than 1 page91 
BroomhousePierre Merlet and the Humes of BroomhouseAn account of the author's researches to prove that Helen Home of Broomhouse was responsible for the smuggling out of France during the French Revolution of the infant Pierre Merlet who later became a distinguished linguist.6 pages or more90David Wesley 
BroomiesdykeReminiscences of Childhood by a Matron of 78Narrative written by the author's great grandfather's sister about their emigration from Scotland to New York in 1829. Continued in issue 42.5 pages or more41Jim Wilson 
BrownThistle and ShamrockA very well researched article on family history covering Rutherford, Brown, Atkin, and more. The Irish connection would make it very difficult.2 pages or more9John L. Alton 
BrownThe Flowers of the ForestBorders who fell at Flodden A list of nobility who fell in the battle The rank and file fell with no records.2 pages or more26Andrew Cockburn 
BrownMy dig into the pastPeebleshire family and from other parts of the Borders, an interesting tale. Also history of various bridges over the Tweed.3 pages or more34A. Turner 
BrownBowden School RecordsBowden School admission records from 1872. Also lists their parent or guardian.2 pages or more25 
BrownSoup Kitchen at Dunse 1832An account of the outbreak of cholera in 1832 and minutes of the Dunse Committee of Health setting up soup kitchens with names of those to whom vouchers were issued.3 pages or more87Ronald Morrison 
BrownThe Case of Agnes GrayTaken from the Session Minutes of Melrose Parish Registers (1723-1741). A sad tale of a young girl who was cited to present herself before the Kirk Session.1 page or more19 
BrownAn Infamous MistressA review of the book 'An Infamous Mistress' by Sarah Murden and Joanne Major being a biography of Grace Dalrymple Elliot.1 page or more91 
BrownStrayed far from BerwickshireThis is a small article on Berwickshire strays in the township of Canden East in the county of Lennox and Addington in Ontario, Canada.2 pages or more30G.H. Jeffery 
BrownPleasant Sunday AfternoonsA follow up on the article in the previous magazine on the activities of the Hawick Pleasant Sunday Afternoons Group.1 page or more90 
BrownAinslies of Dolphinston to Manitoulin IslandExcellent article on the author's Ainslie forebears from Ancrum and Lilliesleaf to their arrival and life in Canada.4 pages or more20Robert L P Morden 
BrownCanadian StraysSome discoveries of Lowland strays from Grey township, Ontario1 page or more30J. Hislop 
BrownWho was Little Arthur Foster? Elliots at court 1675-1682Border Reivers Court sittings in the 1600's. How Cautioners upheld the Law.Also in 5 pages in issue 30 covering the same subject.5 pages or more29Michael Robson 
BrownLife in Linton with William Pringle's FamilyAbsorbing account of William Pringle, his children, and his grandson, Thomas Pringle, the 'Poet of South Africa'.4 pages or more20Barbara E. Turner 
BrownAustralian Deaths Recorded in the Hawick Advertiser 1854-1873A list of people from Hawick who died in or on the way to Australia. Very comprehensive.3 pages or more36Marjory Gavin 
BrownAdam moves to the BordersAdam Brown bought a small plot of land in West Linton in 1839 after which he emigrated to Australia with seven of his nine children-this story covers their history.2 pages or more34Helen M. Booth 
BrownMy dig into the PastHow a birthday party of Melrose Bridge led to a very interesting tale of one man's family search.2 pages or more33Mr Turner 
BrownAn ill-matched coupleAn account from a solicitor's file of a domestic dispute between a husband and wife over assets.3 pages or more87Ralph Maltman 
BrownOne of the many Brown FamiliesA family tree of Browns in Galashiels, Selkirk areas.1 page or more26I.M. Brown 
BrownMore Gypsy SnippetsSome interesting snippets extracted by Peter Munro regarding gypsies throughout the ages2 pages or more0Peter Munro 
BrowneThe People of the LammermuirsDetailed history of the Lammermuirs from Celtic times to the 19th century.5 pages or more23Norrie McLeish 
BrowningKings Own Scottish BorderersA list of men who died in the Boer War in outlying places.1 page or more32Helen Rreichenbach 
BruceCousin Fred from HawickProblems tracing the history of a Dickson family who had lived in the Lauder area from the 17th century,3 pages or more65Jim Dickson 
BruntonRoxburgh Here !Extract from the memoirs of the late John Fairbairn, born 28th March 1912, married in 1937, who died on 20th July 2003. He worked for the Kelso Chronicle, and later was the editor of the Hobart Mercury, Tasmania.4 pages or more54John Fairbairn 
BryceThe Monteath MausoleumAn account of the history of the Monteath Mausoleum near St Boswells and moves to conserve.4 pages or more87John D Wood/ David Freeman 
BrydonA History of the BrydonsFor some hundreds of years there has been Brydons in the Borders. From Gilston, Broadmeadows, and overseas.2 pages or more7Mrs Joan Scott Stewart 
BrydonMike BrydonBiopic of Mike Brydon, then Vice-Chairman of the Society.1 page or more40Mike Brydon 
BrydonThe Border Archive-For Queen and CountyThis is a list of all the men between the ages of 18 and 45 residing in Roberton in 1807.2 pages or more10Robert Miller 
BrydoneA Quite Remarkable ManReview of a book ' A Quite Remarkable Man - the life of Patrick Brydone' (1736-1818) by John Evans.1 page or more87Peter Munro 
BrymerDr George Henderson of Chirnside (1800 - 1864)Second and final part of the account of Dr Henderson's family (the remaining 11 children born from 1841 to 1863 !) with a very early plea for the eight-hour day and some interesting poetry.8 pages or more63Bill Henderson 
BuchanThe Altarstone at StoboStobo Slate Quarry "inferior to no slate whatever". Also a connection to Merlin and Arthur.1 page or more10Isobel Jardine 
BuchanMasterton Family WebsiteA link to the Masterton Family History Websiteless than 1 page0 
BuchanThe Tweedsmuir ConnectionReport of the society's summer outing to Upper Tweeddale.1 page or more13Violet Jardine 
BuchanOn John Buchan's graveAn account of a small volume by David Weekes on his search to interpret the Latin and Greek text on the grave of John Buchan in Elsfield Church, Oxfordshire.1 page or more83David Weekes 
BuckholmThistle and ShamrockA very well researched article on family history covering Rutherford, Brown, Atkin, and more. The Irish connection would make it very difficult.2 pages or more9John L. Alton 
BudapestAdam Clark (1811 to 1866)A fascinating account of Adam Clark, born in Edinburgh but brought up in Kelso who became a bridge builder of renown in Hungary building the first bridge across the Danube linking the communities of Buda and Pest.4 pages or more79Dr. Jim Lyon 
BuglassA Berwickshire SchoolmasterJean Smithers has contributed this "nugget" from her investigations into the history of one of the strands of her ancestry.1 page or more11Jean Smithers 
BuglassDuns Auxiliary UnitFurther information on the Duns Auxiliary Unit.1 page or more88 
BuklesLetters of Slains 1569--A family puzzleAn intriguing tale of death and complaint in 1569.2 pages or more12Jean Smithers 
BunkleBessie Dora Bowhill, a wartime nurseAn account of the life of Bessie Dora Bowhill born Bunkle and Preston, Berwickshire who became, a nurse and worked in South Africa during the Boer War - her further experience during the First World War working with Dr Elsie Inglis in Serbia.2 pages or more85 
BunkleBunkle and Preston Monumental InscriptionsSome background on the CD of Bunkle and Preston Monumental Inscriptions published by the Society.1 page or more90 
Bunkle and PrestonBunkle and Preston Monumental InscriptionsSome background on the CD of Bunkle and Preston Monumental Inscriptions published by the Society.1 page or more90 
BunzieThe Case of Agnes GrayTaken from the Session Minutes of Melrose Parish Registers (1723-1741). A sad tale of a young girl who was cited to present herself before the Kirk Session.1 page or more19 
BurgeonThe Story of a StrayAccount of Robert Burgon, a fisherman from Berwick who was drowned in 1850 with William Burgeon, Joseph Cowlin, George Swinton, and the boy David Lyle, and buried in Inverbervie.2 pages or more47Murray Nicoll 
BurgonThe Story of a StrayAccount of Robert Burgon, a fisherman from Berwick who was drowned in 1850 with William Burgeon, Joseph Cowlin, George Swinton, and the boy David Lyle, and buried in Inverbervie.2 pages or more47Murray Nicoll 
BurialThe Costs of Church Services in Scottish ParishesStructure of costs for church services, i.e. christenings, weddings and burials in Berwickshire and Roxburghshire between 1725 and 1832.4 pages or more53David Richardson 
BurialsDeath is for the LivingThe first part of the talk given to the Society on 15th September 2002.7 pages or more51Anne Gordon 
BurialsDeath is for the LivingSecond part of the talk given to the Society on 15th September 2002.7 pages or more52Anne Gordon 
BurkeThe Berwick SensationThis story would make a very good murder mystery, the research that has gone into this story would be long and time consuming. For anyone interested in Berwick history you should read it.3 pages or more35F. L. Kennington 
BurnetThe Reverand Alexander NaughleyA very interesting account of a Parish Clergyman from Stow to Threlkeld and his life story.2 pages or more31Eddie Wren 
BurnettOld UncleBrief biopic about Alexander Virtue, sometime schoolmaster at Nenthorn.less than 1 page20Margery V. Turnbull 
BurnmouthThe Tweed to the Northern IslesSome information on a new publication entitled 'The Tweed to the Northern Isles' which traces the history of fishing along Scotland's east coast.1 page or more84 
BurnsSchool roll of the Hawick Academy 1857-1864Hawick Academy opened in 1857 with James A. H. Murray as its Headmaster. A list of pupils who went to the school from these dates.2 pages or more6Peter Ruthven-Murray 
BurnsThe Berwick SensationThis story would make a very good murder mystery, the research that has gone into this story would be long and time consuming. For anyone interested in Berwick history you should read it.3 pages or more35F. L. Kennington 
BurnsThe Kidstons of StowA very comprehensive account of the early Rev Kidston from Stow and their thirteen children and who they married.1 page or more12John Kidston Tait 
BurtDuns Auxiliary UnitFurther information on the Duns Auxiliary Unit.1 page or more88 
BusTravellers Tales in the BordersThis is the text of Fred's talk to the Society on 25th April 2004. Absorbing review of public road transport in the Borders mainly in the 20th century.9 pages or more55Fred Kennington 
CaberstonInnerleithen Poll Tax Roll, 1694An Innerleithen Poll Tax Roll, 1694; transcribed by John Ballantyne. Lots of people, their occupations, the rent values of their lands, and poll taxes due. A very useful and interesting document.7 pages or more43John Ballantyne 
CaddonfootLaidlawstiel, ClovenfordsThis is history bought to life with Walter Scott, William Wordsworth and Prime Minister Gladstone. For anyone interested in Clovenfords you must read this.2 pages or more37Margaret Lawson 
CaddonfootFrom Cowal to the BordersThe Agricultural migration of workers and the history of the Whyte Family.2 pages or more7Donald Whyte 
CadellWisdom lingers: Adventures of an ex-officerFrom 1908 the Territorial movement through the First World War.3 pages or more18Stanly Gordon Ayer 
CairncrossThe Cairncross family - an example of a 16th-17th century family of feuarsThis is the text of the authors' talk to the Society on 18th September 2005 titled 'Cairncross, a Border Family'. Outline of a typical noted old family in the Lauderdale/Melrose/Galashiels district, with descriptions of some of the local areas and ownership.12 pages or more59Gregory Lauder-Frost 
CairncrossPleasant Sunday Afternoons and the Lad o' PairtsAn account of the activities of the Pleasant Sunday Afternoon Group formed in Hawick in 1932 with details of some of the theatrical performances which they staged.3 pages or more89Anne F Golden 
CairnsTracing Your Family Tree May Not Always Be PleasantAccount of research into one specific family. Very detailed - a lot of research.3 pages or more42Margaret C. Lawson 
CairnsPleasant Sunday Afternoons and the Lad o' PairtsAn account of the activities of the Pleasant Sunday Afternoon Group formed in Hawick in 1932 with details of some of the theatrical performances which they staged.3 pages or more89Anne F Golden 
CalderThe Descendents of James Borrowman (1744-1813)The history of the name Borrowman from Edinburgh down to Peebles and beyond, with a pedigree chart.2 pages or more17Philip r Borrowman 
CalgaryEarly DaysExcerpts from the account of early years of her marrige written by Mrs Minerve Gibson from Calgary, Alberta, in 1980 at the age of 107.3 pages or more19Jane Gibson 
CaliforniaThomas Lewins 1816-1858Account of Thomas Lewins' life, emigration to Canada, his family, and eventual re-migration to California.7 pages or more65Mary Newbery 
CambraiAfter GallipoliAfter Gallipoli was written as a sequel to "For King and Country" and the Scottish Borderers and continues the story of the 1/4 th (Border) Battalion the Kings Own Scottish Borderers.3 pages or more21Gavin Richardson 
CameronWisdom lingers: Adventures of an ex-officerFrom 1908 the Territorial movement through the First World War.3 pages or more18Stanly Gordon Ayer 
CameronNames of Soldiers and others who died in India mainly between 1930-36A list of names and their regiments, and where buried.1 page or more30 
CameronStrayed far from BerwickshireThis is a small article on Berwickshire strays in the township of Canden East in the county of Lennox and Addington in Ontario, Canada.2 pages or more30G.H. Jeffery 
CameronCavers & DistrictTalk given in February 2007 about the history of the kirk and parish of Cavers, and its links with Melrose, St Cuthbert, and other famous people.6 pages or more64Jean Muir 
CameronCanadian StraysSome discoveries of Lowland strays from Grey township, Ontario1 page or more30J. Hislop 
CameronExtracts from "The Border Magazine" January 1832A List of names and ages from births, marriages, and deaths in and around Berwick on Tweed.1 page or more35Mrs O. Wilson-Croome 
CameronJames Watson (Author and Historian of Jedburgh Abbey)Account of the life of James Watson, weaver, grocer, poet and writer of Jedburgh, the author's great grandfather, his descendants, and emigration to USA and Canada.10 pages or more68Rachel (Thomson) Falldien 
CammondThe Alternative RelationshipThe Alternative Relationship and how it can be used. Also an interesting research into the Cavers and Cammond families.3 pages or more4Mrs H. Crammond 
CampbellStrayed far from BerwickshireThis is a small article on Berwickshire strays in the township of Canden East in the county of Lennox and Addington in Ontario, Canada.2 pages or more30G.H. Jeffery 
CampbellPolwarth on the GreenA history of Polwarth that was handed out by Colin Wood on the outing to Polwarth, Oct 1988.1 page or more8Colin Wood 
CampbellFrom Cowal to the BordersThe Agricultural migration of workers and the history of the Whyte Family.2 pages or more7Donald Whyte 
CampbellPleasant Sunday Afternoons and the Lad o' PairtsAn account of the activities of the Pleasant Sunday Afternoon Group formed in Hawick in 1932 with details of some of the theatrical performances which they staged.3 pages or more89Anne F Golden 
Campbell-RentonA walk around Foulden in the thirties and fortiesThe following article was written by Jean Greenland for her granddaughters. She lived in the Manse at Foulden and traveled mostly on foot to all the surrounding area with her parents. Very good.2 pages or more32Mrs. Jean Greenland 
Campbell-SwintonNew Society Publication EdromAn account of the publication by the Society of the Edrom Monumental Inscriptions etc. also some background on the parish and persons associated.2 pages or more91 
CanadaAinslies of Dolphinston to Manitoulin IslandExcellent article on the author's Ainslie forebears from Ancrum and Lilliesleaf to their arrival and life in Canada.4 pages or more20Robert L P Morden 
CanadaMore Canadian Intimations in the 'Hawick Advertiser'Deaths (1863-1864) extracted from the "Hawick Advertiser" of people connected to the Borders, and other places in southern Scotland. Continued from issue 40.less than 1 page43Marjory Gavin 
CanadaEmigration from the BordersEmigration opportunities available to Borderers in the late 19th century, to Australia, Canada, and the United States.2 pages or more32Marjorie Gavin 
CanadaJames Watson (Author and Historian of Jedburgh Abbey)Account of the life of James Watson, weaver, grocer, poet and writer of Jedburgh, the author's great grandfather, his descendants, and emigration to USA and Canada.10 pages or more68Rachel (Thomson) Falldien 
CanadaThomas Lewins 1816-1858Account of Thomas Lewins' life, emigration to Canada, his family, and eventual re-migration to California.7 pages or more65Mary Newbery 
CanadaA Tale of Two Brothers and a Photographic PuzzleA tale of and contrast between two brothers Robert (later Sir Robert) and William Laidlaw born in Bonchester Bridge; Sir Robert who set up a chain of multiples in India , known as 'The Selfridges of the East' and became a Member of Parliament and William who ran a grocery shop in Canada.3 pages or more88Ben Haslam 
CanadaWhitsome to West SpartaThe story of Christopher Moffat and his wife Agnes Common who emigrated to Canada aboard the John Bright in 1856, some earlier history, the reason for their emigration, an account of the voyage and their subsequent life in Canada.4 pages or more81Elizabeth Doley 
CanadaThe Lowland ClearancesTalk given on 19 November 2006, about the Lowland Clearances which preceded the much more infamous Highland Clearances.7 pages or more66Peter Aitchison & Andrew Cassell 
CanadaExcerpts from the Diaries of the Rev William BellBiography of Rev Bell who emigrated from Scotland in 1817 to lead a pioneer life in Perth, in the wilderness of Upper Canada.3 pages or more48Malcolm & Jennifer Sissons 
CanadaMigration From Glendale To New Brunswick, CanadaAccount of the families who migrated from Berwick-upon-Tweed to New Brunswick, Canada, and the hazards they faced. Includes a list of families with Glendale or Border origins were granted land.4 pages or more66Ian Herbert 
CanadaTwo stories of 19th century emigration to Australia and New ZealandTwo stories from the 19th century of emigration to the New World; Andrew Rutherford and his family.less than 1 page12Elsie Ahrens 
CanadaThe Dumma Family of KelsoJames Dumma, born 1790, in Kelso; Helen Hay, and their descendants, many of whom went to England, USA, and Canada.2 pages or more48Shirley Dumma 
CanadaThe Days of Our Youth - Memories of MelroseThis article has been extracted from a much longer memoir that John Dick wrote when he retired around 1950. He was born in 1889, the second son of William Dick, an ironmonger in Melrose and his wife Isobella Lauder. He emigrated to Canada as a young man where he eventually became the Chief Cost Accountant for Sun Life Assurance Company. John served in the Canadian Expeditionary Force in World War I as a quarter-master sergeant. Although he was twice married he had no children.7 pages or more67John Dick 
CanadaMiscellaneous Intimations in Hawick Advertiser - 1855-1900A list of marriages of people from various places (including Argentina, Australia, Bermuda, Burma, Canada, Chile, China, France, Hong Kong, India, Italy, South Africa, Trinidad) intimated in the Hawick Advertiser between 1855-1900, with brief additional notes on some items.3 pages or more68Marjorie Gavin 
CanadaEarly DaysExcerpts from the account of early years of her marrige written by Mrs Minerve Gibson from Calgary, Alberta, in 1980 at the age of 107.3 pages or more19Jane Gibson 
CanadaA Tale of Two SistersA Wanless family’s emigration from Yetholm to Canada.3 pages or more49Gordon Roy Fairbairn 
CanadaKennington/Cowe Family HistoryThe story of the family's arrival in Berwickshire and their life there until they departed to Canada.9 pages or more70Fred Kennington 
CanadaMore Canadian Intimations in the Hawick Advertiser 1864-1868List of deaths in Canada mainly of persons who had connections with Hawick and the surrounding area.1 page or more45Marjory Gavin 
CanadaCanadian Intimations in the "Hawick Advertiser" 1857 – 1863Deaths extracted from the "Hawick Advertiser" of people connected to the Borders, and other places in southern Scotland. Continued in issue 43.1 page or more40Marjorie Gavin 
Canada HardieBrave BorderlandConnections between the Borders and the Canadian state of Ontario, some poetry, and 2 buses.3 pages or more63Fred Kennington 
Canadian Expeditionary ForceThe Days of Our Youth - Memories of MelroseThis article has been extracted from a much longer memoir that John Dick wrote when he retired around 1950. He was born in 1889, the second son of William Dick, an ironmonger in Melrose and his wife Isobella Lauder. He emigrated to Canada as a young man where he eventually became the Chief Cost Accountant for Sun Life Assurance Company. John served in the Canadian Expeditionary Force in World War I as a quarter-master sergeant. Although he was twice married he had no children.7 pages or more67John Dick 
CanalsBirthplace EdnamAn account of some of the famous people born in the Parish of Ednam.2 pages or more87 
CannobieMy NamesakeAbout the Telford family from the Hawick area. He moved around from Langlee, Ancrum. They were buried in Melrose.less than 1 page3Helen (Telford) Reichenbach 
CanonbieUpdate on Surnames and ClansmenAdditional notes, about the lands of Fantalane, relating to the author's book.1 page or more43Michael Robson 
CanonbieA Border family and the curious case of Sherlock HolmesAbout the author's ancestor, William Scott, his cattle dealing partnership with George Bell, and his coal-mine at Rowanburn in the 18th century, and Dr Joseph Bell, the inspiration for Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes.3 pages or more60John Webley 
Cape TownThey Went To AustraliaFascinating account of the Turnbulls journey from Ancrum to Australia via Cape Town, and life afterwards.2 pages or more43Janet Godden 
Captain Samuel BrownMoves to Restore the Union BridgeAn account of moves to restore the Union Bridge linking Scotland and England at the lowest crossing point on the River Tweed.1 page or more85Ronald Morrison 
Captain WidderingtonWho was Little Arthur Foster? Elliots at court 1675-1682Border Reivers Court sittings in the 1600's. How Cautioners upheld the Law.Also in 5 pages in issue 30 covering the same subject.5 pages or more29Michael Robson 
CardiganThe Purves, Clays, and the Crimean WarThis is the text of the authors' talk to the Society titled 'James Charles Purves: a Coldstream Lad at the Charge' on 20th March 2005 about one of the participants in the charge of the Light Brigade, the battle, and some of James' family.12 pages or more58Will Murray and Trevor Swan 
CarhamWho am IHistory of the Cockburns who all came from Duns parish. It also looks into the history of Edinshall Broch.1 page or more37Andrew Cockburn 
CarnegieThe Bennets of GrubetAn old Roxburghshire family associated with Kirk Yetholm and the Gypsies and their descendents.3 pages or more29Donald Whyte 
CarolsideWhiteslade, Berwickshire, and its OwnersMany have seen this ruin on the way from Greenlaw to Lauder, and often wondered about the history of this once great fortress. This article covers it magnificently.2 pages or more31G.M.S. Lauder Frost 
CarrA Stitch in TimeAccount of a sampler and the search for its creator in the family tree.1 page or more47Patricia Williamson 
CasimerColonel Walter Scott (pre 1613-1650) of Hartwoodburn, SelkirkshireAn enquiry to discover more on Colonel Walter Scott of Hartwoodburn who was a member of the Scottish parliament and who was killed at the Battle of Dunbar in 1650 - also of his Dutch wife.4 pages or more91Vincent Tickner 
CassillisMore Gypsy SnippetsSome interesting snippets extracted by Peter Munro regarding gypsies throughout the ages2 pages or more0Peter Munro 
CastletonKelso Dispensary and Castleton Poor Law RecordsSome notes by the author on his publication on C.D. of Poor Law records instancing some of the information available and mentioning various diseases mentioned1 page or more75Peter Munro 
CastletonThe Early Kyles of Castleton, ScotlandThe researching of the Kyles and their history right through from the 1745 rebellion to living in Kelso in the 21st Century.2 pages or more39John Murray and Gavid Irvine 
CastletownHermitage---Grim Guardian of the Borders-The history of Hermitage Castle and its inhabitants from 1207 right through. Continued in issue 11.2 pages or more10Norrie McLeish 
CastletownHermitage - Grim Guardian of the BordersHistory of Hermitage castle and its occupants. Continued in issue 14.2 pages or more13Norrie McLeish 
CastlewoodThomas Davidson (1838-1870), Scottish poetSome notes on the life of Thomas Davidson, poet born in Jedburgh.2 pages or more85Nick Hide 
CasualtiesRecords of Sudden Deaths and Casualties, RoxburghshireThe records of Sudden Deaths and Casualties in Roxburghshire between 1876 and 1906 have now been indexed. Some examples from these records.3 pages or more80 
Catherine GlenAdam moves to the BordersAdam Brown bought a small plot of land in West Linton in 1839 after which he emigrated to Australia with seven of his nine children-this story covers their history.2 pages or more34Helen M. Booth 
Catherine IIThe Barons FollyThe Barons Folly at Lilliards Edge. Built by Sir John Rutherford of Edgerston. He was a Russian Baron. It was as a banker he first made his mark and connections with the Russian navy, he made his fortune.2 pages or more38John D. Wood 
CavalrymanThe Autobiography of a Working manSome notes regarding the life of Alexander Somerville born in East Lothian but who spent most of his early life in Berwickshire. He became a cavalryman in the Royal British Dragoons but was subjected to punishment of 100 lashes for writing to a local paper at the time of the passing of the Reform Act of 1832. Questions were asked in Parliament regarding his punishment almost universally regarded as excessive and his release from the army was purchased by public subscription. His autobiography recalls the hardship of his early life in Berwickshire as son of a farm hand.2 pages or more79Ronald Morrison 
CaverhillJohn Ainslie Map MakerJohn Ainslie who was described at a conference in Edinburgh in 1971 as Scotland's greatest cartographer.2 pages or more4C.M. Ainslie 
CaversThe Ainslies--Some notesThe name Ainslie, from 1066 onwards, a full and detailed family history.1 page or more8Violet Jardine 
CaversSelkirk Migrants 1850--1865A list of emigrants from Selkirk to various parts home and abroad, from the diary of the minister of Selkirk Parish Kirk.2 pages or more9Alison Scott 
CaversThe Life and Family of Dr. John LeydenEnthralling biography of the famous polymath (minister, surgeon, judge, linguist, poet and naturalist) who lived from 1775 to 1811.7 pages or more45Marjory Gavin 
CaversWilliam Elliot, ArchitectThe family history of William Elliot and descriptions of some of the fine house's he built.3 pages or more15Kathleen Stewart 
CaversCavers & DistrictTalk given in February 2007 about the history of the kirk and parish of Cavers, and its links with Melrose, St Cuthbert, and other famous people.6 pages or more64Jean Muir 
CaversThe relationship of place names and personal namesThe relationship is two fold: (1) Place names derived from personal names, (2) Personal names derived or adopted from place names.1 page or more21Jessie Macdonald 
CaversMore Canadian Intimations in the 'Hawick Advertiser'Deaths (1863-1864) extracted from the "Hawick Advertiser" of people connected to the Borders, and other places in southern Scotland. Continued from issue 40.less than 1 page43Marjory Gavin 
CaversA quest for Scottish Roots in the Middle MarchesThis article was first printed in the Laidlaw Family Journal of October 1995 and has been reprinted in this issue.3 pages or more31Kenneth Laidlaw 
CawderstanesLauder of Edrington,the castle and early referencesThe history of the Lauder's from when they owned the Bass Rock to when they were custodians of Berwick on Tweed castle.5 pages or more41Gregory Lauder Frost 
CeleryFrom Kelso to KalamazooAn account of the life of George 'Celery' Taylor' born in Kelso in 1803 gardener who emigrated to Kalamazoo, Michigan and is noted for introducing celery into the United States. Kept a detailed diary which also records his experiences on his return visits to Scotland in 1871 and 1874.78Margaret Jeary 
CensusLongformacusA cautionary tale from 1871 and some extracts from the school log book,2 pages or more73 
CensusNew Research Facility at Eyemouth MuseumDetails of new research facilities available at Eyemouth Museum and a project to determine the names of old wynds and vennels recorded in the 1841 census.1 page or more80 
CensusThe Clovenfords District and the CensusClovenfords and notable residents mainly in the 19th century.4 pages or more48Mike Brydon 
CensusBorders Family History Inaugural LectureInaugural talk on the basic sources for looking into your family history. Dealing with parochial registers, census returns, etc.5 pages or more1Donald Whyte 
CessfordBorders family originsBorder family origins, surname derivations, and various aspects of family history .1 page or more33Michael Robson 
CessfordThe Kers of Cessford CastleA history of the Kers of Cessford Castle.3 pages or more86Norrie McLeish 
ChamberlinCoercion or Consensus? The Government of a Border Burgh in the Sixteenth centuryThe burgh of Selkirk, their trades, who controlled them. The baillies sergents and how they came into being. Continued from issue 25.4 pages or more26Peter Symms 
ChandlerJames S. Hogg, 1851-1906, Governor of Texas - Were His Ancestors Borderers ?Biography of James Hogg, with reference to his ancestors and relatives after arrival in Boston in 1699. Other emigrant Hoggs mentioned.2 pages or more24Donald Whyte 
ChannelkirkLauder and LauderdaleThis is the text of the talk given by Ian Miller, president of Old Gala House on the 18th April 19995 pages or more41Ian Miller 
ChannelkirkA Nostalgic Visit to Lauder and ChannelkirkA report of the author's return from South Africa, his attendance at a late night Church service in Lauder, the erection of a plaque and his family connections with the area.3 pages or more82Prof. Charles Wait 
ChaplehopeA quest for Scottish Roots in the Middle MarchesThis article was first printed in the Laidlaw Family Journal of October 1995 and has been reprinted in this issue.3 pages or more31Kenneth Laidlaw 
ChappellGlass SlidesSome information on a large collection of glass slides containing images taken in the 1940s to 1960s by Leslie Chappell photographer Duns, mostly relating to the town1 page or more75Ronald Morrison 
CharlesworthFrom Yellow to Golden, the stately history of the Golden Retriever'An account po the history of the Golden Retriever and its Borders connection.less than 1 page88 
CharterisOld Emigrant’s DiariesExtract from diary of Margaret Charteris, wife of Thomas Hinshelwood, emigrant from Jedburgh, ship ‘Nebo’, to Queensland, in 1883.4 pages or more40Jane Gibson 
ChattonPresbyterian Migration into NorthumberlandThis is a list of names from the Communion Rolls of some Presbyterian churches in Northumberland. This is in more than one Magazine.2 pages or more19Don Mason 
ChattonBowmakers and Currys in the new worldThe history of the Bowmakers and Currys before and after they emigrated to the New World.1 page or more10Norman Bowmaker 
ChelseaOld soldiers of the eighteenth centuryThis is a list and some extracts from War Office records at the Public Record Office at Kew. If you are studying shoemakers - read this.1 page or more11E. A. Gray 
ChelseaSo You've Found A SoldierThe trials that you may find looking for your connection with a soldier that was in the British Army.2 pages or more14Capt. John E. Grey 
Chelsea HospitalWays of Arguing in the Social SciencesThis article is an extended version of a talk given to the Society on 17th September 2000, and follows an earlier article in the "Scottish Genealogist" in 1997 on the theme of methods of approach for family history researchers. Uses Hoy ancestors for examples.3 pages or more46Charles Hoy 
CherrytreesThe Gladstones-A studyThis is a brief outline of the Gladstone family here in the Borders and as far away as Edinburgh, and Norwich.3 pages or more35G.M.S. Lauder-frost 
CheswickMrs Euphemia VoyObituary of Euphemia Voy, first wife of William Voy, who died at Coldstream on 24th March 1891.1 page or more23Benjamin Moody 
Chevy ChaseLife in Melrose--150 years agoThis is the account of family life in Melrose in the first half of last century, from an autobiography of Catherine Helen Spence.3 pages or more11Colin Wood 
ChiholmFamily History in "The Gladstaines Bible"This is the very old history of the Gladstains in the Hawick area in and around 1645 through to 1850 . Few families can go back that far with as much confidence in the manuscript as this one.3 pages or more27Michael Robson 
ChildrenAn act anent murthering of childrenAct of Assembly May 26th 1762 for reading the 21st Act of Parliament of the second session of parliament of King William and Queen Mary dated July 19th 1690 about murdering of children.less than 1 page21Margaret Steele 
ChileMiscellaneous Intimations in Hawick Advertiser - 1855-1900A list of marriages of people from various places (including Argentina, Australia, Bermuda, Burma, Canada, Chile, China, France, Hong Kong, India, Italy, South Africa, Trinidad) intimated in the Hawick Advertiser between 1855-1900, with brief additional notes on some items.3 pages or more68Marjorie Gavin 
ChinaRobert FortuneAn account of the life of Robert Fortune born at Edrom who became a renowned botanist and undertook several journeys (often proving quite perilous ) to China and the Far East - Many plants are named after him and he can probably lay claim to be the founder of the tea industry in India having smuggled plants out of China to help establish this. Buried at Brompton Cemetery, London where a memorial to him has recently been restored.3 pages or more80Ronald Morrison 
ChinaThe Life and Family of Dr. John Leyden, poet and orientalist from DenholmAn account of the life of Dr. John Leyden born in Denholm, poet and orientalist and friend of Sir Stamford Raffles; his travels in India, China and Java.6 pages or more76Marjorie A Gavin 
ChirnsideThe Breadford Family SearchA tale of family that moved from Northumberland to Berwickshire. All were farm servants some labourers some farm stewards. There are irregular marriages, name changes and a possible pioneering birth using chloroform.6 pages or more72Bill Bradford 
ChirnsideCockburns face to faceCockburns and their likeness seems to have been the great asset of this family. From 1650 onwards this family have a interesting history.2 pages or more10Anne Cockburn 
ChirnsideLife in Melrose--150 years agoThis is the account of family life in Melrose in the first half of last century, from an autobiography of Catherine Helen Spence.3 pages or more11Colin Wood 
ChirnsideThe Ayton Bard Robert Mennon 1797-1885This is a two part article abridged from the book of the title written by A. Michael Mennim. A copy of the complete book together with maps, photgraphs and poems is in Scottish Borders Council Library Headquartors with a family tree.4 pages or more15Michael Mennon 
ChirnsideDr George Henderson of Chirnside (1800 - 1864)Part 1 of an account of George Henderson of Chirnside, a medical doctor, who also found time for his interests in local history and customs, botany and poetry.12 pages or more62 
ChirnsideBorder MurdersThis is a stroll around the Borders looking into, with some depth, the murders in the 1800s.2 pages or more32Norrie Mcleish 
ChirnsideLetters of Slains 1569--A family puzzleAn intriguing tale of death and complaint in 1569.2 pages or more12Jean Smithers 
ChisholmThe Chisholm Highland ConnectionThe story of the Chisholm family, their involvement in medieval wars and their move from the Borders to the Highlands.5 pages or more73Gregory Lauder-Frost 
ChisholmMore Extracts from the Kelso Mail 1804Some birth extracts from the Kelso Mail in 1804.1 page or more85 
ChisholmThe Chisholms: Highland Names in the Borders?This is not just about the Chisholms, it delves into place names in the Borders, why they changed their names and the Highland connections.4 pages or more28Michael Robson 
CholeraWilliam Lewins 1785-1848Account of William Lewins' life.1 page or more65Mary Newbery 
cholera epidemic1849A report on Hawick in the year 1849, the year the Border Railway reached Hawick but also the year of the cholera epidemic. Includes contemporary reports on the epidemic and names of a number of those who died4 pages or more77Anne Golden 
CholersSoup Kitchen at Dunse 1832An account of the outbreak of cholera in 1832 and minutes of the Dunse Committee of Health setting up soup kitchens with names of those to whom vouchers were issued.3 pages or more87Ronald Morrison 
ChristeningThe Costs of Church Services in Scottish ParishesStructure of costs for church services, i.e. christenings, weddings and burials in Berwickshire and Roxburghshire between 1725 and 1832.4 pages or more53David Richardson 
ChristisonBorder - Line Experiences Of a Canadian ResearcherThe Ainslie born in Lilliesleaf and how a trip from Canada to research the family ended in a book.2 pages or more10Robert L. Morden 
ChritisonLady Helen Hall of DunglassA review of the book 'Lady Helen Hall of Dunglass'; by Sally Wilson.2 pages or more86 
ChurchFull of Egotism, Diaries of Rev John HastieThis is the text of Ronald's talk to the Society on 21st March 2004. It was about a diary which should appeal to those with an interest in local history, a snapshot of life in a rural Parish between 1797 and 1822, and for those connected to Edrom - an opportunity to ‘meet the ancestor’.2 pages or more55Ronald Morrison 
ChurchThe Costs of Church Services in Scottish ParishesStructure of costs for church services, i.e. christenings, weddings and burials in Berwickshire and Roxburghshire between 1725 and 1832.4 pages or more53David Richardson 
ChurchesThe Parish Churches Of BerwickshireA talk by the author given to the Society on 22nd March, 1998.5 pages or more51G A C Binnie 
ClappertonThe War Memorial at Minto by Roger J OwenSome paragraphs on the book 'The War Memorial at Minto' by Roger J Owen.less than 1 page88 
ClarkAustralian deaths recorded in Hawick Advertiser part 2 1874-1890Deaths in the Hawick Advertiser, it also covers other parts of the Borders.4 pages or more37Marjorie Gavin 
ClarkWhy couldn’t he have been called Ebenezer ?Article examining which John Little is the author's ancestor.4 pages or more42Jessie Hislop 
ClarkWorking on the RailroadRailroad incidents recorded during the construction of the Galashiels section of the Waverley line 1884-452 pages or more30M. L.. Lawson 
ClarkAdam Clark (1811 to 1866)A fascinating account of Adam Clark, born in Edinburgh but brought up in Kelso who became a bridge builder of renown in Hungary building the first bridge across the Danube linking the communities of Buda and Pest.4 pages or more79Dr. Jim Lyon 
ClarkFrom Crosslee to Salt Lake CityThe journey of William Scott Clark from Ettrick to Idaho.2 pages or more71George Clark 
ClarkNorth Dumfries, OntarioNorth Dumfries, Ontario - how John Clark set up and built a settlement.1 page or more31Mr G. Clark 
ClarkThe Pedigree of the Selkirk Family of Selkirk , ScotlandA family tree of the Selkirk Family.2 pages or more2James Selkirk 
Clavering Place, NewcastlePresbyterian Migration into NorthumberlandThis article, reprinted by permission of Northumberland and Durham FHS, is a list of persons in communion rolls, who had moved from the Scottish Borders.1 page or more20Don Mason 
ClayThe Purves, Clays, and the Crimean WarThis is the text of the authors' talk to the Society titled 'James Charles Purves: a Coldstream Lad at the Charge' on 20th March 2005 about one of the participants in the charge of the Light Brigade, the battle, and some of James' family.12 pages or more58Will Murray and Trevor Swan 
Clay StationThomas Lewins 1816-1858Account of Thomas Lewins' life, emigration to Canada, his family, and eventual re-migration to California.7 pages or more65Mary Newbery 
ClearancesThe Lowland ClearancesTalk given on 19 November 2006, about the Lowland Clearances which preceded the much more infamous Highland Clearances.7 pages or more66Peter Aitchison & Andrew Cassell 
CleghornMarth’s Marmalad and Diet LoafSome letters which brought life to the bare bones of the author's family tree.2 pages or more56Marjorie Dybeck 
CleughbraeMiriam FishOne of the band of grave yard inscription recorders, she gives a interesting description of her youth.1 page or more31Miriam Fish 
ClevlandEdnam and Captain CookA Cleveland lady spent time and effort tracing Captain Cook. Herein lies the Ednam Connectionless than 1 page25John Newlands 
ClintonThe Gypsy King and the PresidentRelationship between President Clinton and Charles Blyth, king of the gypsies. Reprinted from the Sunday Telegraph.less than 1 page23 
ClockGreat Grandfather's ClockAn account by the author of a clock belonging to his great grandfather which he came upon when holidaying in Australia.1 page or more91Bill Stewart 
ClocksRoll of Taxes on Clocks and WatchesSome details on the taxation of clocks and watches during the period of the Napoleonic Wars.less than 1 page75Ronald Morrison 
ClovenfordsThe Clovenfords District and the CensusClovenfords and notable residents mainly in the 19th century.4 pages or more48Mike Brydon 
ClovenfordsLaidlawstiel, ClovenfordsThis is history bought to life with Walter Scott, William Wordsworth and Prime Minister Gladstone. For anyone interested in Clovenfords you must read this.2 pages or more37Margaret Lawson 
CobblerA Family of Shoemakers - The Allans of PaxtonInterest account of the Allans of Paxton who were shoemakers in Paxton from around 1800 till the beginning of World War II.4 pages or more67Mary Newbery 
CobblersOld soldiers of the eighteenth centuryThis is a list and some extracts from War Office records at the Public Record Office at Kew. If you are studying shoemakers - read this.1 page or more11E. A. Gray 
CoburnStrayed far from BerwickshireThis is a small article on Berwickshire strays in the township of Canden East in the county of Lennox and Addington in Ontario, Canada.2 pages or more30G.H. Jeffery 
CochraneWWI CommemorationSome notes on the 100th Anniversary of the outbreak of World War 1, the Galashiels War Memorial, the sculptor Thomas J Clapperton, Field Marshall Haig, Bemersyde, the Cochrane family and those from Galashiels who lost their lives.1 page or more85 
CochraneK.O.S.B. MemoriesThis is a look at the talk given by Gavin Richardson, who must be the best informed on the first world war and Gallipoli.2 pages or more25Gavin Richardson 
CockburnA Cockburn Family in Berwickshire and Its Descendants - The BookThe author's Cockburn family history - mostly recent.3 pages or more24Andrew Cockburn 
CockburnWho am IHistory of the Cockburns who all came from Duns parish. It also looks into the history of Edinshall Broch.1 page or more37Andrew Cockburn 
CockburnThe Flowers of the ForestBorders who fell at Flodden A list of nobility who fell in the battle The rank and file fell with no records.2 pages or more26Andrew Cockburn 
CockburnCockburns of that ilkThe origins of Cockburns in Berwickshire3 pages or more36Russell Wilson Cockburn 
CockburnWhiteslade, Berwickshire, and its OwnersMany have seen this ruin on the way from Greenlaw to Lauder, and often wondered about the history of this once great fortress. This article covers it magnificently.2 pages or more31G.M.S. Lauder Frost 
CockburnThe Gladstones-A studyThis is a brief outline of the Gladstone family here in the Borders and as far away as Edinburgh, and Norwich.3 pages or more35G.M.S. Lauder-frost 
Cockburn CastleCockburns face to faceCockburns and their likeness seems to have been the great asset of this family. From 1650 onwards this family have a interesting history.2 pages or more10Anne Cockburn 
Cockburn LawCockburns of that ilkThe origins of Cockburns in Berwickshire3 pages or more36Russell Wilson Cockburn 
CockburnspathKennington/Cowe Family History. Part 2 - Emigration to New Brunswick 1837 - James Cowe & Isabella DonaldsonDetails of the lives of further branches of the Cowe family including one that emigrated to New Brunswick.6 pages or more71Fred Kennington 
CockburnspathKennington/Cowe Family HistoryThe story of the family's arrival in Berwickshire and their life there until they departed to Canada.9 pages or more70Fred Kennington 
CoinageGranny's Bawbees and other coins (part 2)The writer traces the history of coinage in Scotland and talks of shop cheques or tokens particularly instancing Co-operative stores and also mentioning J.A. Game's tea shop in Hawick.3 pages or more78Peter Munro 
CoinageGranny's Bawbees and other CoinsAn account of the currency of Scotland from Roman times to 1603 explaining coins such as ryals, dollars, merks, groats, bawbees, bodles and turners.6 pages or more77Peter Munro 
CoinsSaving, Spending and Family HistoryIn his follow up article on "Granny's Bawbees and Other Coins" the writer considers different forms of currency which circuited in Scotland including doits or dytes and rex dollars. He goes on to outline the not inconsiderable role played by Scottish banks in the development of the current banking system including such things as the invention of the first overdraft, the first retail bank branch, the world's first coloured bank note and the first mobile bank.5 pages or more79Peter Munro 
ColdenDuns, Burgh on the Merse and Surrounding VillagesReview of the book Dunse Burgh on the Merse with the Surrounding Villages' by James Denham.1 page or more91 
ColdenCadwallader ColdenSome notes on the life of Cawallader Colden, born in Duns who went on to become the last Colonial Governor of New York State and whose image was burnt in effigy by the mob.1 page or more78Ronald Morrison 
ColdinghamThe Aytons of AytonThe parish of Ayton from the Norman family De Vesci who changed their name to Ayton to a history of the village.2 pages or more17James Eaton 
ColdinghamColdingham Monumental InscriptionsA report of the Society's publication on CD. of the Monumental Inscriptions in Coldingham Priory with some additional information.1 page or more78Elma Fleming 
ColdinghamFrom Coldstream to CanadaThe Galbraith history from Coldstream to Toronto University. A comprehensive account of the Galbraiths.3 pages or more26James Burns 
ColdinghamColdingham mortcloth recordsThe mortcloth records are fascinating as they list every occasion when a mortcloth was hired out for a burial. This covers the Coldingham mortcloth.1 page or more28Vivienne S. Dunstan 
ColdinghamThe Breadford Family SearchA tale of family that moved from Northumberland to Berwickshire. All were farm servants some labourers some farm stewards. There are irregular marriages, name changes and a possible pioneering birth using chloroform.6 pages or more72Bill Bradford 
ColdinghamA Fortunate Experience at ColdinghamDiscovering a family grave in the churchyard at Coldingham Priory.1 page or more89Ian Blackie 
ColdinghamLiddles AbroadFamily pictures awaken an interest in family history. The author made contact with relatives in Australia, descendants of a blacksmith who'd emigrated front Heughhead, Reston.2 pages or more72Bill Stewart 
Coldingham prioryLauder of Edrington,the castle and early referencesThe history of the Lauder's from when they owned the Bass Rock to when they were custodians of Berwick on Tweed castle.5 pages or more41Gregory Lauder Frost 
ColdstreamThe Jessie Miller storyA mystery regarding the parentage of Jessie Miller born in 1793 at Coldstream - her marriage to a Robert Scott who was later convicted for murder and questions about the number of her own family.1 page or more79Mike Bucher 
ColdstreamFemale Suffrage by "Titwillow"This article was first published in a family magazine produced and edited by his grandfather Robert Hogg who farmed at Fireburnmill Coldstream.4 pages or more38John C. Gill 
ColdstreamA Case for the CommissaryThe amount of information found on any particular family is a matter of luck but time spent will be rewarding.4 pages or more33Rosemary Bigwood 
ColdstreamJethart JockThe mystery of Jethart Jock of Coldstream, husband of the Gypsy Queen Esther Faa Blyth and attempts to identify.2 pages or more86John Murray 
ColdstreamFrom Simprim Kirk session records 1705--A case of DrunkennessDrink was the downfall of two friends after a session in Coldstream in 1705.1 page or more7Colin Wood 
ColdstreamColdstream History SocietyA note on a project recently undertaken by the Society including the transcription of the graveyard at Lennel Cemetery, Coldstream and also a project to record detailed genealogical information of all names appearing on War Memorials in Berwickshire and North Northumberland.less than 1 page79 
ColdstreamPoor Relief in the 1840sA review of the operation of the poor relief in the early 19th century. It includes the size of the allowances paid and an estimate of the cost of living at the time.4 pages or more71Peter Munro 
ColdstreamBorder Marriges Boon for "Priests" and Bane for SearchersThe rise and fall of the "Irregular Marriages" From Gretna to Lamberton.4 pages or more30Northumberland and Durham History Soc. 
ColdstreamThe Purves, Clays, and the Crimean WarThis is the text of the authors' talk to the Society titled 'James Charles Purves: a Coldstream Lad at the Charge' on 20th March 2005 about one of the participants in the charge of the Light Brigade, the battle, and some of James' family.12 pages or more58Will Murray and Trevor Swan 
ColdstreamBerwick-upon-Tweed Twixt Thistle and Rose-A Family Historian's NightmareLocations and types of marriages in and on the Border. Types of sources, also Parish Registers for 18th and 19th century.2 pages or more33Linda Bankier 
ColdstreamBorder Marriage RecordsThe history of Irregular Marriages up and down the country.2 pages or more34Donald Whyte 
ColdstreamThe Flowers of the ForestBorders who fell at Flodden A list of nobility who fell in the battle The rank and file fell with no records.2 pages or more26Andrew Cockburn 
ColdstreamThe Gladstones-A studyThis is a brief outline of the Gladstone family here in the Borders and as far away as Edinburgh, and Norwich.3 pages or more35G.M.S. Lauder-frost 
ColdstreamKelso's Ragged schoolCase histories and fate of children in the 1800s who went to a Ragged School. These three names from the excellent book that Audrey has written will make you want to purchase this book.2 pages or more9Audrey Mitchell 
ColdstreamNotes on the Halliburton FamilyThe Halliburton family who were well known landowners in the Borders from the 13th to 18th centuries. The Halliburtons intermarried with other well known Border families.2 pages or more6C.D. Wickenden 
ColdstreamOld soldiers of the eighteenth centuryThis is a list and some extracts from War Office records at the Public Record Office at Kew. If you are studying shoemakers - read this.1 page or more11E. A. Gray 
Coldstream The men who marched awayIf you have heard Gavin speak, you will know how he has devoted his all spare time to this subject this is the K.O.S.B. part in Gallipoli, another Flodden. Men missing: Gala 54, Hawick 52, Jedburgh 18, and so on.3 pages or more9Gavin Richardson 
ColdstreamJerdan Family HistoryThe family history of the Jerdans, who they married, and where they lived in the Borders.2 pages or more34Fred Kennington 
ColdstreamPoor Relief in the 1840sTalk given at the Society’s Open Meeting on 16th September 2001, about how poor relief cases were determined, and how much they received in 1843 in Coldstream.4 pages or more47Peter Munro 
ColdstreamCounty Railway Routes - Berwick to St BoswellsDetails of the book in the Country Railway Book series Berwick to St. Boswells.less than 1 page89 
ColeBorn in the BordersA list of names that have been extraced from the Death Index (1855-6) of Victoria, Australia. Also, where to obtain copies of death certificates.1 page or more21Barbara E. Turner 
ColinghamGrantshouse and the Turner familyThe history of Grantshouse and one of its sons, James Turner. Continued in issue 28.3 pages or more27James Burns 
CollingwoodMore GladstonesMore history of the Gladstones covers a family from Kirk Yetholm and their emigration to Australia and New Zealand. It lists many decendants from this family.1 page or more37Warren A. Spence 
CollinsJohn Whillis Exhibition, EyemouthSome notes on the John Whillis Exhibition, Eyemouth and the associated exhibition on sailing ships connected including the 'Cutty Sark'.1 page or more91 
CollinsLamberton TollSome notes on the history of Lamberton Toll and irregular marriages with particular reference to the Dixon (Dickson) family who resided there.2 pages or more85Jennifer Dunlop 
CollinsResearching Family History across the BorderAn account by the author of the challenges and pitfalls of cross-border research.4 pages or more91Fred Kennington 
CollisonA Stitch in TimeAccount of a sampler and the search for its creator in the family tree.1 page or more47Patricia Williamson 
ColmeslieThe Cairncross family - an example of a 16th-17th century family of feuarsThis is the text of the authors' talk to the Society on 18th September 2005 titled 'Cairncross, a Border Family'. Outline of a typical noted old family in the Lauderdale/Melrose/Galashiels district, with descriptions of some of the local areas and ownership.12 pages or more59Gregory Lauder-Frost 
ColomboThe Descendents of James Borrowman (1744-1813)The history of the name Borrowman from Edinburgh down to Peebles and beyond, with a pedigree chart.2 pages or more17Philip r Borrowman 
ColtartCoulter's CandySome investigation into the life and background of Robert Coltart, confectionery manufacturer who probably compiled the song 'Coulter's Candy', his connections with Galashiels and the history of the song.3 pages or more86Ronald Morrison 
ColtbridgeFame/Infamy/Riches - a history of the Greig familyAbout the Greigs of Manchester and Oldham, originally from Ayton and Earlston.4 pages or more62Jim Greig 
ColtmanA Teri Forever- My Rich Border HeritageNostalgia about Hawick, and the revelation that some of her ancestors came from southern England, she has researched back to 500AD on her direct paternal line and from 1699 on other lines.3 pages or more66Anne Golden 
ColtmanA Family Church - St. Cuthbert's Scottish Episcopal Church, HawickSome notes on the history of St. Cuthbert's Scottish Episcopal Church, Hawick particularly the author's family connection. Principal names mentioned are Coltman, Ritson, Godfrey, FitzWalter, Dearden, Landles.3 pages or more75Anne Golden 
ColtmanOld Books with Hawick ConnectionsA description of two old books about Hawick from the author's library. One is a library book that was never returned. Speculation about the culprit reveals many family relationships.2 pages or more74Anne Golden 
ColvenA Fortunate Experience at ColdinghamDiscovering a family grave in the churchyard at Coldingham Priory.1 page or more89Ian Blackie 
ColvileThe Bennets of GrubetAn old Roxburghshire family associated with Kirk Yetholm and the Gypsies and their descendents.3 pages or more29Donald Whyte 
ColvilleThe Power of the Family History CommunityAn account of a successful attempt to return war medals belonging to an Andrew Colville born in Galashiels to his family (now in New Zealand).2 pages or more90 
Commercial BankThe Walter Mason PapersThe Walter Mason Papers. This is a brief description of the collection held by the museum services of Scottish Borders Council.1 page or more19Walter Elliot 
Commercial BankSelkirk Protocol Books. An amazing DiscoveryA hidden hoard of 16th and 17th century documents from Selkirk.less than 1 page7 
CommissaryWills and TestamentsScots law on wills and testaments-the difference. With a good description on how and where to find information on the subject.3 pages or more22James Galbraith 
CommonWhitsome to West SpartaThe story of Christopher Moffat and his wife Agnes Common who emigrated to Canada aboard the John Bright in 1856, some earlier history, the reason for their emigration, an account of the voyage and their subsequent life in Canada.4 pages or more81Elizabeth Doley 
Common RidingDiary of James Alexander Sligh aged 18A description of a diary kept by a young bank clerk in 1876. Selected extracts are included.2 pages or more73 
Common RidingsNo Room at the Inn for Common Riding 2014An account of the Borders Festivals, their dates and formats.3 pages or more83Enid Cruickshank 
Common-landThe Lowland ClearancesTalk given on 19 November 2006, about the Lowland Clearances which preceded the much more infamous Highland Clearances.7 pages or more66Peter Aitchison & Andrew Cassell 
Communion RollsPresbyterian Migration into NorthumberlandThis article, reprinted by permission of Northumberland and Durham FHS, is a list of persons in communion rolls, who had moved from the Scottish Borders.1 page or more20Don Mason 
ComperA Tale of Two Brothers and a Photographic PuzzleA tale of and contrast between two brothers Robert (later Sir Robert) and William Laidlaw born in Bonchester Bridge; Sir Robert who set up a chain of multiples in India , known as 'The Selfridges of the East' and became a Member of Parliament and William who ran a grocery shop in Canada.3 pages or more88Ben Haslam 
ComptonMaxwellheugh Cottage - the biography of a houseA review of the families who had inhabited a house on the outskirts of Kelso.8 pages or more73Isobel Gordon 
ComputersFamily Tree MakerDescription of some of the features and benefits of using a family history computer program.2 pages or more39John Unsworth 
Confederate States ArmyBecton Eckford and William Wallace Eckford, Sergeants, 4th Tennessee Infantry Regt, CSAAccount of Becton Eckford and William Wallace Eckford, and their activities in the Tennessee Infantry Regt, CSA.3 pages or more40Jeffry W. Gatlin 
Conference 2013SAFHS Conference 2013A report of the SAFHS Conference 2013.1 page or more82 
ConklinMore Canadian Intimations in the 'Hawick Advertiser'Deaths (1863-1864) extracted from the "Hawick Advertiser" of people connected to the Borders, and other places in southern Scotland. Continued from issue 40.less than 1 page43Marjory Gavin 
ConquergoodA Remarkable CoincidenceAnecdote of a visit to the Society's library.less than 1 page40Mike Brydon 
ConroyDr George Henderson of Chirnside (1800 - 1864)Second and final part of the account of Dr Henderson's family (the remaining 11 children born from 1841 to 1863 !) with a very early plea for the eight-hour day and some interesting poetry.8 pages or more63Bill Henderson 
ConvictsConvicts Transported to Western Australia in 1858 aboard the 'Edwin Fox'A list of Scottish convicts transported to Australia on the "Edwin Fox". Reprinted from Bedfordshire Family History Society Journal2 pages or more70Lynn Manning 
CookEdnam and Captain CookA Cleveland lady spent time and effort tracing Captain Cook. Herein lies the Ednam Connectionless than 1 page25John Newlands 
CookBirthplace EdnamAn account of some of the famous people born in the Parish of Ednam.2 pages or more87 
CookJames Thomson, Capt. James Cook R.N., Ednam and ClevelandThe connection of Rev. James Thomson and Capt. Cook with the village of Ednam.1 page or more27P. D. Thomson 
CookGrantshouse and the Turner familyThe history of Grantshouse and one of its sons, James Turner. Continued in issue 28.3 pages or more27James Burns 
CookCaptain Cook's Border BackgroundThe history of Captain James Cook and the Ednam connection.1 page or more6Dr Jim Trainer 
Co-operative storesGranny's Bawbees and other coins (part 2)The writer traces the history of coinage in Scotland and talks of shop cheques or tokens particularly instancing Co-operative stores and also mentioning J.A. Game's tea shop in Hawick.3 pages or more78Peter Munro 
CopeJimmy Blakemore - A War CasualtyThe story of Lancelot Lionel Blakemore (alias 'Jimmy'), a Londoner who was severely wounded, losing both his legs during the First World War. He was sent to Birgham to recuperate where he met and married Katherine Scott and where he worked as a cobbler for the remainder of his life.2 pages or more90David Quensell 
CopelandReminiscences of Childhood by a Matron of 78Narrative written by the author's great grandfather's sister about their emigration from Scotland to New York in 1829. Continued from issue 41.3 pages or more42Jim Wilson 
CoppinThomas Lewins 1816-1858Account of Thomas Lewins' life, emigration to Canada, his family, and eventual re-migration to California.7 pages or more65Mary Newbery 
CordinersMinute Book of the Cordiners of Selkirk 1785 to 1835Some background on the Guild of the Cordiners (Souters) of Selkirk following the donation by Dave Anderson of a transcription of their records.2 pages or more91 
Corn ExchangeJohn Thomas RocheadSome notes on the life of John Thomas Rochead, architect with particular reference to his work at Hawick.3 pages or more85 
CorneliusMigration From Glendale To New Brunswick, CanadaAccount of the families who migrated from Berwick-upon-Tweed to New Brunswick, Canada, and the hazards they faced. Includes a list of families with Glendale or Border origins were granted land.4 pages or more66Ian Herbert 
CornhillWilliam Lewins 1785-1848Account of William Lewins' life.1 page or more65Mary Newbery 
CornhillAnderson Family LegendThree brothers shared their last sixpence at Kelso Fair and then parted company. How a lady searched for relatives.less than 1 page8Mrs. Steele 
CornhillBerwick-upon-Tweed Twixt Thistle and Rose-A Family Historian's NightmareLocations and types of marriages in and on the Border. Types of sources, also Parish Registers for 18th and 19th century.2 pages or more33Linda Bankier 
CornhillThe Alternative RelationshipThe Alternative Relationship and how it can be used. Also an interesting research into the Cavers and Cammond families.3 pages or more4Mrs H. Crammond 
CornhillBorder Marriage RecordsThe history of Irregular Marriages up and down the country.2 pages or more34Donald Whyte 
CossarFrisken GenealogyNotes on a genealogy report submitted by a member, Edward Frisken.less than 1 page88 
CostThe Costs of Church Services in Scottish ParishesStructure of costs for church services, i.e. christenings, weddings and burials in Berwickshire and Roxburghshire between 1725 and 1832.4 pages or more53David Richardson 
Cost of livingPoor Relief in the 1840sA review of the operation of the poor relief in the early 19th century. It includes the size of the allowances paid and an estimate of the cost of living at the time.4 pages or more71Peter Munro 
Coulter's CandyCoulter's CandySome investigation into the life and background of Robert Coltart, confectionery manufacturer who probably compiled the song 'Coulter's Candy', his connections with Galashiels and the history of the song.3 pages or more86Ronald Morrison 
CoultherdWilliam Coulthard: Emigrant to South AustraliaCaptain A. J. Coultherd has sent a moving account of an intrepid explorer who moved to Australia in 1836.less than 1 page7Alfred J. Coultherd 
CouparExtracts from Dunse Barony RecordsExtracts from the author's book, Dunse Barony Records, in the 1760s.2 pages or more68Ronald Morrison 
Cout of KeelderHermitage - Grim Guardian of the BordersHistory of Hermitage castle and its occupants. Continued in issue 14.2 pages or more13Norrie McLeish 
CouttsColonel Walter Scott (pre 1613-1650) of Hartwoodburn, SelkirkshireAn enquiry to discover more on Colonel Walter Scott of Hartwoodburn who was a member of the Scottish parliament and who was killed at the Battle of Dunbar in 1650 - also of his Dutch wife.4 pages or more91Vincent Tickner 
CovenanterScottish Covenanter Memorials AssociationNote on the renovation by the Scottish Covenanter Memorials Association of stone in North Berwick Churchyard to the Rev John Blackadder and his Borders connections.less than 1 page77Ronald Morrison 
CovenantersCovenanting AncestorsHow to research Covenanting ancestors.less than 1 page89 
CovenantersCavers & DistrictTalk given in February 2007 about the history of the kirk and parish of Cavers, and its links with Melrose, St Cuthbert, and other famous people.6 pages or more64Jean Muir 
CovingtonBecton Eckford and William Wallace Eckford, Sergeants, 4th Tennessee Infantry Regt, CSAAccount of Becton Eckford and William Wallace Eckford, and their activities in the Tennessee Infantry Regt, CSA.3 pages or more40Jeffry W. Gatlin 
CowanNorth Dumfries, OntarioNorth Dumfries, Ontario - how John Clark set up and built a settlement.1 page or more31Mr G. Clark 
CowanMy dig into the PastHow a birthday party of Melrose Bridge led to a very interesting tale of one man's family search.2 pages or more33Mr Turner 
CowcaddensMy Grandfather and the Demon Drink - the Berwickshire "No-Licence" campaign of 1920An account by the Rev. Tom Notman, minister of Leitholm United Free Church in his campaign for prohibition in Berwickshire and later in the Cowcaddens District in Glasgow prior to the Second World War3 pages or more75Malcolm Lindsay 
CoweKennington/Cowe Family History. Part 2 - Emigration to New Brunswick 1837 - James Cowe & Isabella DonaldsonDetails of the lives of further branches of the Cowe family including one that emigrated to New Brunswick.6 pages or more71Fred Kennington 
CoweBorn in the BordersA list of names that have been extraced from the Death Index (1855-6) of Victoria, Australia. Also, where to obtain copies of death certificates.1 page or more21Barbara E. Turner 
CoweKennington/Cowe Family HistoryThe story of the family's arrival in Berwickshire and their life there until they departed to Canada.9 pages or more70Fred Kennington 
CoweResearching Family History across the BorderAn account by the author of the challenges and pitfalls of cross-border research.4 pages or more91Fred Kennington 
CoweCeltic v Pick of the BordersAn account of a football match between Glasgow Celtic and 'Pick of the Borders' in 1906.1 page or more88Kenny McLean 
CowieSusanna Pringle's Birthday bookThis Pringle tale goes from Browndeanlaw to Yetholm, London, New Brunswick and beyond-very interesting.4 pages or more16Maxine Flaherty 
CowlinThe Story of a StrayAccount of Robert Burgon, a fisherman from Berwick who was drowned in 1850 with William Burgeon, Joseph Cowlin, George Swinton, and the boy David Lyle, and buried in Inverbervie.2 pages or more47Murray Nicoll 
CownSelkirk Migrants 1850--1865A list of emigrants from Selkirk to various parts home and abroad, from the diary of the minister of Selkirk Parish Kirk.2 pages or more9Alison Scott 
CraftsThe Ancient Crafts of SelkirkThe history of crafts in Selkirk from 1113 with the building of the Border abbeys through to the Union of the Crowns.1 page or more32Jim Newlands 
CraigBorderers in the Victorian Marriage Registers (1853-1895)This is a list of marriages in issues 16,17 and 18. It is a list of Border counties as their place of birth, when the married in Victoria, Australia between 1853 and 1895.5 pages or more16Barbara Turner 
Craig-BrownWith the Border Volunteers to PretoriaReview of a book donated to the Society ' With the Border Volunteers to Pretoria' by Lieut William Home recording their exploits during the Boer War and with a detailed list of names.2 pages or more90Ronald Morrison 
Craige KnoweKnow your parish LongformacusThe history, and how Longformacus got its name. Its population and parish records.1 page or more21 
CraigieA Lad o' Pairts- George Watson (1876 -1950)An account of the life of George Watson (1876-1950) born in Jedburgh, linguist and etymologist who worked on the Oxford New English Dictionary before emigrating to United States.2 pages or more88Norrie McLeish 
CraigmylePeel Hospital ExhibitionA report on the exhibition staged by the Society on the history of Peel Hospital.1 page or more88 
CraigmylePeel Hospital - Galashiels ExhibitionAn account of the exhibition on Peel Hospital staged by the Society.2 pages or more89Gwen Stein, Davina Smart and Margaret Bowers 
CraikNotes on the Ancestry of the Ettrick ShepherdJames Hogg (1770-1835) where he and his ancestors lived in the Borders, also who they married.2 pages or more18Donald Wyte 
CrailingKelso Mail ExtractsSix birth announcements published in the newspaper in 1803 & 1804.1 page or more73Marjorie Gavin 
CrailingFamily History in "The Gladstaines Bible"This is the very old history of the Gladstains in the Hawick area in and around 1645 through to 1850 . Few families can go back that far with as much confidence in the manuscript as this one.3 pages or more27Michael Robson 
CrailingRob of TrowsBorn at Birgham, Rob was a favorite with anglers of all classes, "peer and peasant alike". A boatman of great distinction on the Tweed.2 pages or more18Mrs M. E. Mason 
CrailingWilliam Elliot, ArchitectThe family history of William Elliot and descriptions of some of the fine house's he built.3 pages or more15Kathleen Stewart 
CrailingA grave look at the BordersThis must be one of the great stories ever to be printed in our magazine - it is the story of grave snatchers, and how one brave chap got his just reward.4 pages or more21Ian Abernethy 
CramA DNA RevelationThe author's discovery of a direct link to a blood cousin with the name of CRAM, and the surmise that CRAMMOND got shortened along the passage of time.less than 1 page57Gordon Crammond 
CrammonThe Crammond Family of SmailholmNotes about a Crammond family of Smailholm and their children.1 page or more57Hazel Crammond 
CrammondThe Crammond Family of SmailholmNotes about a Crammond family of Smailholm and their children.1 page or more57Hazel Crammond 
CrammondA DNA RevelationThe author's discovery of a direct link to a blood cousin with the name of CRAM, and the surmise that CRAMMOND got shortened along the passage of time.less than 1 page57Gordon Crammond 
CramondKnow your parish -PeeblesArms of the Burgh Chartes. Families. Fairs, Transport A good history of the town and tale or two.3 pages or more26Jean Moffat 
CranshawsAbbey St Bathans, Cranshaws and LongformacusA brief description of 3 neighbouring parishes and the records available.2 pages or more73 
CranstonPeebles Combination PoorhouseA brief history of poorhouses in general and Peebles Poorhouse in particular. It includes some information about staff and inmates in the late 19th century.5 pages or more74Janis Miller 
CranstonThe Dimma and Dickson Families of the Borders Region, ScotlandThe Dimma family from Eckford, who they married, and where they settled in Ontario. This is a well researched article into a old Border family.2 pages or more37Thomas Dimma Minster 
CranstonDonation to Society ArchiveAn acknowledgement of the donation to the Society of the book ' John Wood (blacksmith) - from Scotland to Rawdon N.S. in 1815 and his Descendants'.less than 1 page86 
CrawfordRobert Lauder of the BassAn account fully referenced, of the family of the Lauders of the Bass Rock.3 pages or more90Gregory Lauder-Frost 
CrawfordThe Muster-Roll of the Jedburgh Company of Volunteers of 1804List of men from Sergeants, Corporals, and Privates, it also gives you their trade at the time. Total of men 108.2 pages or more3Sandra Duncan 
CrawhillThe Case of the missing RegistersIn 1818 Jean Waddell a humble tailor's daughter found by chance she could inherit a estate in Linlithgowshire. How she went about trying to prove her case.3 pages or more22Gavin Waddell 
CrichtonPeeblesshire Families and ClansThe history of a few Peeblesshire families, Tweedies, Naesmiths, Gledstanes, Veitches, and others. Some very interesting stories come from this chapter.3 pages or more33Malcolm Archibald 
CrimeConvicts Transported to Western Australia in 1858 aboard the 'Edwin Fox'A list of Scottish convicts transported to Australia on the "Edwin Fox". Reprinted from Bedfordshire Family History Society Journal2 pages or more70Lynn Manning 
CrimeaThe Purves, Clays, and the Crimean WarThis is the text of the authors' talk to the Society titled 'James Charles Purves: a Coldstream Lad at the Charge' on 20th March 2005 about one of the participants in the charge of the Light Brigade, the battle, and some of James' family.12 pages or more58Will Murray and Trevor Swan 
CrimeaAnother Borderer at BalaclavaComment about James Hunter, one of the participants in the Heavy Brigade who had the task of breaking through Russian lines at Balaclava, in respect of the talk given by Will Murray and Trevor Swan entitled a “Coldstream lad at the Charge” in issue No.58.1 page or more60Colin Miller 
Criminal RecordsFamily History RecordsAn archivist from the Heritage Hub in Hawick discusses a range of records that can be used to provide a fuller picture of our ancestors5 pages or more70Juline Baird 
Criminal RecordsPolice and Criminal Indexing ProjectAn update on the indexing of the Selkirk Criminal Register.less than 1 page85Elma Flaming 
CriminalsA Young Hawick Entertainer - Charles StaintonThe life of Charles Stainton who first appears in the Hawick Criminal Records aged 9 in 1903 but who went on to become a music hall artist with the Sutcliffe Troupe.3 pages or more87Elma Fleming 
CriminalsPolice and Criminal Indexing ProjectAn update on the indexing of the Selkirk Criminal Register.less than 1 page85Elma Flaming 
CrockettThe Ayton BardThis is in issues 16 and 17. Robert Mennon was a well known Borders bard and contributed to many Scottish weeklies.5 pages or more16A. Michael Mennim 
CrooklawEcclesiastical Education in Berwickshire What the records have to tellEcclesiastical education of Berwickshire and where to find useful information2 pages or more38Dr Charles Hoy 
CrouseAt The BeginningA tale of one mans delve into family history from the U.K. to Canada and beyond.2 pages or more1Peter Elliot 
CroyserThe Parish of LanglandsThe parish of Langlands and the history of old leper hospital at Rutherford. Also the history of Langton that was absorbed into Wilton.3 pages or more35Michael Langlands 
CrozierNorth West passage-the Melrose connectionIt is 150 years since the explorer, Sir John Franklin, vanished. This is the tale of a Melrose man who was with him on the long journey to find the North West Passage.1 page or more21 
CummingDiary of James Alexander Sligh aged 18A description of a diary kept by a young bank clerk in 1876. Selected extracts are included.2 pages or more73 
CumnockDavid Reid Dewar - Another of War's VictimsThe story of David Reid Dewar, originally from Cumnock but who moved to Peebles before enlisting and being severely mentally affected by his experiences in the Great War. His subsequent life when he was described as 'confused, incoherent and delusional'.2 pages or more89Margaret Ross 
Curly BurnShillinglaw WallsShillinglaw Tower not far from Traquair it is not only a heap of stones - an interesting tale.2 pages or more38Jean Shillinglaw Ridley 
CurrencySaving, Spending and Family HistoryIn his follow up article on "Granny's Bawbees and Other Coins" the writer considers different forms of currency which circuited in Scotland including doits or dytes and rex dollars. He goes on to outline the not inconsiderable role played by Scottish banks in the development of the current banking system including such things as the invention of the first overdraft, the first retail bank branch, the world's first coloured bank note and the first mobile bank.5 pages or more79Peter Munro 
CurrieAndrew Currie, Border SculptorAn account of the life of Andrew Currie, sculptor (1812-1891) born at Howford Farm Yarrow. Won commissions for several well known public monuments including Mungo Park in Selkirk, the Ettrick Shepherd at St. Mary's Loch, two characters on the Scott monument in Edinburgh and Robert the Bruce at Stirling Castle. Married Isabella Hardie daughter of a Denholm stocking-maker and moved to Earlston to work as a sculptor. A full account of his life and works5 pages or more78Bob Johnstone 
Currie The men who marched awayIf you have heard Gavin speak, you will know how he has devoted his all spare time to this subject this is the K.O.S.B. part in Gallipoli, another Flodden. Men missing: Gala 54, Hawick 52, Jedburgh 18, and so on.3 pages or more9Gavin Richardson 
CurrieFrom Simprim Kirk session records 1705--A case of DrunkennessDrink was the downfall of two friends after a session in Coldstream in 1705.1 page or more7Colin Wood 
CurrieIs Anybody Out There ?The author's search for an ancestor's home.2 pages or more56Jean Currie 
CurrieElusive CurriesThe author's and other members' interests in the surname Currie.1 page or more51Jean Currie 
CurrieSelkirk Migrants 1850--1865A list of emigrants from Selkirk to various parts home and abroad, from the diary of the minister of Selkirk Parish Kirk.2 pages or more9Alison Scott 
CurrieThe Fairholme Memorial (Holy Trinity Churchyard, Melrose)An article on the memorial in Holy Trinity Churchyard, Melrose to James Walter Fairholme, RN who perished with the Franklin expedition of 1845 to discover the North West Passage and an account of the expedition itself.89John Wood 
CurryBible ReunitedA report on the tracking down of a family Bible which had originally belonged to Thomas Curry of Paston, North Northumberland.1 page or more77David Kennedy 
CurryBowmakers and Currys in the new worldThe history of the Bowmakers and Currys before and after they emigrated to the New World.1 page or more10Norman Bowmaker 
CurryBowmakers and Currys in the New WorldBorder origins of author's family, and arrivals in New York and Montreal.1 page or more13Norman J Bowmaker 
CustomsDeath is for the LivingThe first part of the talk given to the Society on 15th September 2002.7 pages or more51Anne Gordon 
CustomsDeath is for the LivingSecond part of the talk given to the Society on 15th September 2002.7 pages or more52Anne Gordon 
CuthillInnerleithen's All-BlackAn account by the author of how researching her Dickson line from Innerleithen, she traced an unknown descendant who had emigrated to New Zealand and played rugby for the 'All Blacks'.1 page or more84Esther Davies 
Cutty SarkJohn Whillis Exhibition, EyemouthSome notes on the John Whillis Exhibition, Eyemouth and the associated exhibition on sailing ships connected including the 'Cutty Sark'.1 page or more91 
Cutty SarkEyemouth MuseumNotes of an exhibition in Eyemouth Museum about John Whillis.less than 1 page90 
Dael100 year Belgian connection to the BordersThe story of a Belgian lady who every evening attended the memorial ceremony at the Menin Gate in Ypres and her Borders connection.2 pages or more87Esther Davies 
DalgetyA walk around Foulden in the thirties and fortiesThe following article was written by Jean Greenland for her granddaughters. She lived in the Manse at Foulden and traveled mostly on foot to all the surrounding area with her parents. Very good.2 pages or more32Mrs. Jean Greenland 
DalgleishWorld War 1 ExhibitionAn account of an exhibition staged by the Society to mark the centenary of the outbreak of World War 1.1 page or more86 
DalrympleAn Infamous MistressA review of the book 'An Infamous Mistress' by Sarah Murden and Joanne Major being a biography of Grace Dalrymple Elliot.1 page or more91 
DantzicThe Bankers RevengeThe rise and fall of a bank in East Lothian.less than 1 page10A. W. Kerr 
DanzigLowland Scots in PrussiaAbsorbing account of Scots mainly in Danzig and Konigsberg from 15th to 17th centuries. A lot of names recorded.5 pages or more45G.M.S.Lauder-Frost 
Dardanells The men who marched awayIf you have heard Gavin speak, you will know how he has devoted his all spare time to this subject this is the K.O.S.B. part in Gallipoli, another Flodden. Men missing: Gala 54, Hawick 52, Jedburgh 18, and so on.3 pages or more9Gavin Richardson 
DarlingThe Days of Our Youth - Memories of MelroseThis article has been extracted from a much longer memoir that John Dick wrote when he retired around 1950. He was born in 1889, the second son of William Dick, an ironmonger in Melrose and his wife Isobella Lauder. He emigrated to Canada as a young man where he eventually became the Chief Cost Accountant for Sun Life Assurance Company. John served in the Canadian Expeditionary Force in World War I as a quarter-master sergeant. Although he was twice married he had no children.7 pages or more67John Dick 
DarlingMrs Euphemia VoyObituary of Euphemia Voy, first wife of William Voy, who died at Coldstream on 24th March 1891.1 page or more23Benjamin Moody 
DarlingFrom Simprim Kirk session records 1705--A case of DrunkennessDrink was the downfall of two friends after a session in Coldstream in 1705.1 page or more7Colin Wood 
DarnickSavages of the NorthShort letter from James Usher to Walter Scott 1828.1 page or more14Vivienne S. Moore 
DarnickMelrose: Past and PresentA story of Melrose from 3000 years B.C. to the Greenyards in 1992.2 pages or more22Mr. T Little 
David HumeDavid Hume 1711 to 1776Some biographical notes on David Hume, philosopher on the occasion of the 300th. Anniversary of his birth - also some notes on John Duns Scotus and the Revd. Thomas McCrie2 pages or more75Ronald Morrison 
David RitchieThe Black DwarfAn account of the life of David Ritchie, the "Black Dwarf" of Sir Walter Scott's novel of the same name An account of his life (1741 to 1811) in and around the Manor Valley including an account of his meeting with Sir Walter Scott and after death the removal of his corpse by the Resurrectionists.5 pages or more76Ronald Morrison 
David SetonLinks with old Peebles FamiliesA investigating search into old Peebles families.2 pages or more12Rena Stewart 
DavidsonJerdan Family HistoryThe family history of the Jerdans, who they married, and where they lived in the Borders.2 pages or more34Fred Kennington 
DavidsonBorderers in the Victorian Marriage Registers (1853-1895)This is a list of marriages in issues 16,17 and 18. It is a list of Border counties as their place of birth, when the married in Victoria, Australia between 1853 and 1895.5 pages or more16Barbara Turner 
DavidsonStrayTranscript of a memorial stone recorded by Manchester General Transcription Project.81 
DavidsonWho Was Lizzie Jardine ?The author's start on her family history - mainly ordinary working folk in the Borders.3 pages or more51Carol Trotter 
DavidsonFriends of Hoar CottageAn account of Hoar Cottage, a shepherd's cottage on Exmoor in North Devon which has connections with shepherds from the Scottish Borders.1 page or more91Bette Baldwin 
DavidsonEarly Notices of the GladstonesA detailed article on the early history of the Gladstone family.5 pages or more89Gregory Lauder-Frost 
DavidsonThomas Davidson (1838-1870), Scottish poetSome notes on the life of Thomas Davidson, poet born in Jedburgh.2 pages or more85Nick Hide 
DaviesAn Unexpected HomecomingAn Englishman migrates to the Borders when Riddell House changes hands. He marries a local lass with links to Innerleithen.2 pages or more71David Rudram 
DaviesGeorge Fleming M.A.Article on George Fleming MA, distinguished educationalist.1 page or more86Ian McGregor 
DavisonDeath duty registerExtracts from the death duty registers (seen at the public record office, Chancery Lane, London). Relating to Wills proved in the Prerogative Court of Canterbury.3 pages or more4 
DawyckPeeblesshire Families and ClansThe history of a few Peeblesshire families, Tweedies, Naesmiths, Gledstanes, Veitches, and others. Some very interesting stories come from this chapter.3 pages or more33Malcolm Archibald 
De BolebeckHermitage - Grim Guardian of the BordersHistory of Hermitage castle and its occupants. Continued in issue 14.2 pages or more13Norrie McLeish 
De SoulisHermitage - Grim Guardian of the BordersHistory of Hermitage castle and its occupants. Continued in issue 14.2 pages or more13Norrie McLeish 
De VesciThe Aytons of AytonThe parish of Ayton from the Norman family De Vesci who changed their name to Ayton to a history of the village.2 pages or more17James Eaton 
DeansBrave BorderlandConnections between the Borders and the Canadian state of Ontario, some poetry, and 2 buses.3 pages or more63Fred Kennington 
DeardenA Family Church - St. Cuthbert's Scottish Episcopal Church, HawickSome notes on the history of St. Cuthbert's Scottish Episcopal Church, Hawick particularly the author's family connection. Principal names mentioned are Coltman, Ritson, Godfrey, FitzWalter, Dearden, Landles.3 pages or more75Anne Golden 
DeardenEvery Post Card tells a storyAn article on the place of postcards in family history including a history of the postcard and the information which can be gleaned from them. The writer instances several examples of how postcards have enabled her to expand on her own family history research3 pages or more79Anne Golden 
DearsdenAuld Edward Dearsden 1799-1875An account of the life of Edward Dearsden who was killed by the horse of Thomas Kennaway during the Hawick Common Riding, the family and in particular his great grandson William James Dearsden who originally had a cycle agent's shop in Hawick but who went on to develop a very successful photographic business and who during WW2 flew and worked with Barnes Wallis, the inventor of the bouncing bomb.3 pages or more81Anne Golden 
DeathCanadian Intimations in the "Hawick Advertiser" 1857 – 1863Deaths extracted from the "Hawick Advertiser" of people connected to the Borders, and other places in southern Scotland. Continued in issue 43.1 page or more40Marjorie Gavin 
DeathMiscellaneous Intimations in Hawick Advertiser 1855-1900A transcription of death notices in the local newspaper. There are too many names to list them all. Only those with extended entries are indexed.10 pages or more69Marjorie Gavin 
DeathAustralian Intimations in Hawick AdvertiserBirths 1858-1897, Marriages 1854-1900, Deaths 1853-1862, in Australia of people originally from Hawick and surrounding area.8 pages or more54Marjorie Gavin 
DeathsMore extracts from the Kelso MailSome death entries from the Kelso Mail recorded 29th. December 1803 to 16th. May 1804.2 pages or more81Marjorie Gavin 
DeathsMorebattle St Lawrence Church Death RegisterTranscription of the death register (1848-1862) from Morebattle St Lawrence Church.2 pages or more49Transcribed by Jean Sanderson 
DeathsAmerican Intimations in Hawick Advertiser - Deaths 1890-1900Deaths in America of people originally from Hawick and surrounding area.3 pages or more53Marjorie Gavin 
DeathsDeath is for the LivingSecond part of the talk given to the Society on 15th September 2002.7 pages or more52Anne Gordon 
DeathsAmerican Intimations in Hawick Advertiser - Deaths 1879-1889Deaths in America of people originally from Hawick and surrounding area.3 pages or more52Marjorie Gavin 
DeathsDeath is for the LivingThe first part of the talk given to the Society on 15th September 2002.7 pages or more51Anne Gordon 
DeathsAmerican Intimations in Hawick Advertiser -Deaths 1857-1878Deaths in America of people originally from Hawick and surrounding area.5 pages or more51Marjorie Gavin 
DeathsMore Extracts from the Kelso MailDeath notices published in the Kelso Mail 1805-1808.2 pages or more84Marjorie Gavin 
DelawareThe Miller Family of Hawick, Scotland and Delaware County, New YorkThis Miller family who emigrated from Hawick or Roberton-they set up a farm in the Catskill mountains of New York.2 pages or more34C. Raymond La Fever 
DeloraineWilliam Lorrain-Borders SchoolmasterDuring the last war attics were cleared of paper and, from an attic in Jedburgh there appeared a collection of papers concerning the Rector of Jedburgh Grammar School, William Lorrain.less than 1 page27Audrey Mitchell 
DenbieThe Jardine Clan SocietyFormed in 1977. Came from France 1066, settled in Anndale; now, branches of the family world wide.2 pages or more3Family History News 
DenholmThe Leyden FamilyFrom USA, an article on the name Leyden with particular reference to Dr John Leyden.less than 1 page12Ronald Spencer 
DenholmThe Life and Family of Dr. John Leyden, poet and orientalist from DenholmAn account of the life of Dr. John Leyden born in Denholm, poet and orientalist and friend of Sir Stamford Raffles; his travels in India, China and Java.6 pages or more76Marjorie A Gavin 
DenholmA Denholm Family And My Border MemoriesA journey through time in Denholm. From Post office, Lord Minto and his new bride to preserves cooking on the range in Meg Purness' draper's shop.3 pages or more35Jean Kelly 
DentResearching Family History across the BorderAn account by the author of the challenges and pitfalls of cross-border research.4 pages or more91Fred Kennington 
Dere Street Know your Parish--HounamThe history of Hounam.1 page or more16 
Devil's AcreForgotten Borderers--Andrew Walker (1808-1896)Andrew Walker, born Earlston, worked at Newton Don and moved eventually to Camden and started a Ragged School. He emigrated to Troy in New York and died there.less than 1 page30 
DewarDavid Reid Dewar - Another of War's VictimsThe story of David Reid Dewar, originally from Cumnock but who moved to Peebles before enlisting and being severely mentally affected by his experiences in the Great War. His subsequent life when he was described as 'confused, incoherent and delusional'.2 pages or more89Margaret Ross 
DiaryDiary of James Alexander Sligh aged 18A description of a diary kept by a young bank clerk in 1876. Selected extracts are included.2 pages or more73 
DickFountainhall Smiddy 1793-1945Account of the Hislop / Dick family who worked in the smiddy (blacksmith's shop) for five generations.2 pages or more57Margaret Dick 
DickBand of BrothersAn account of the First World War experiences of the Murdoch family, originally from Perthshire but who settled in Galashiels, their deaths and tragedies and the effect of the families back home.3 pages or more88Trevor Stewart 
DickThe Days of Our Youth - Memories of MelroseThis article has been extracted from a much longer memoir that John Dick wrote when he retired around 1950. He was born in 1889, the second son of William Dick, an ironmonger in Melrose and his wife Isobella Lauder. He emigrated to Canada as a young man where he eventually became the Chief Cost Accountant for Sun Life Assurance Company. John served in the Canadian Expeditionary Force in World War I as a quarter-master sergeant. Although he was twice married he had no children.7 pages or more67John Dick 
DickWilliam Dick (1849 - 1932)Account of William Dick, a blacksmith in Fountainhall and his family4 pages or more63Margaret Dick 
DickinsA Hogarth Family TreeThere came into James Hogarth's possession a manuscript family tree covering seven or eight generations of the Hogarth family, also, where they came from.1 page or more27James Hogarth 
DicksonThe DicksonsNotes on various Dicksons.1 page or more24Audrey Mitchell 
DicksonCousin Fred from HawickProblems tracing the history of a Dickson family who had lived in the Lauder area from the 17th century,3 pages or more65Jim Dickson 
DicksonBirthplace EdnamAn account of some of the famous people born in the Parish of Ednam.2 pages or more87 
DicksonEscape from DingletonSome of the inmates of Dingleton Asylum, Melrose tried to escape. A few entries from the Register of escapes are listed here.3 pages or more74Peter Munro 
DicksonLamberton TollSome notes on the history of Lamberton Toll and irregular marriages with particular reference to the Dixon (Dickson) family who resided there.2 pages or more85Jennifer Dunlop 
DicksonMore Extracts from the Kelso Mail 1804Miscellaneous Extracts from the Kelso Mail of 1804.87 
DicksonThe Scots in PolandThe story of Scottish emigration to Poland as merchant's, engineers and farm managers. The parents of the author's mother came back to Scotland at the beginning of the 20th century.4 pages or more69Mona K. McLeod 
DicksonRecording the Jardines - A one-name study17 years of research of the Jardine Clan Society. A history of the Clan and the worldwide story of the Jardines.4 pages or more27Violet Jardine 
DicksonBorder Marriges Boon for "Priests" and Bane for SearchersThe rise and fall of the "Irregular Marriages" From Gretna to Lamberton.4 pages or more30Northumberland and Durham History Soc. 
DicksonSusanna Pringle's Birthday bookThis Pringle tale goes from Browndeanlaw to Yetholm, London, New Brunswick and beyond-very interesting.4 pages or more16Maxine Flaherty 
DicksonKnow Your Parish - EdnamHistory of the parish of Ednam and some inhabitants.1 page or more24Audrey Mitchell 
DicksonForgotten BorderersJames Grieve and his interesting contribution to the lowly apple.1 page or more28Jean M. Smith 
DicksonInnerleithen's All-BlackAn account by the author of how researching her Dickson line from Innerleithen, she traced an unknown descendant who had emigrated to New Zealand and played rugby for the 'All Blacks'.1 page or more84Esther Davies 
DicksonSoup Kitchen at Dunse 1832An account of the outbreak of cholera in 1832 and minutes of the Dunse Committee of Health setting up soup kitchens with names of those to whom vouchers were issued.3 pages or more87Ronald Morrison 
DicksonNorth Dumfries, OntarioNorth Dumfries, Ontario - how John Clark set up and built a settlement.1 page or more31Mr G. Clark 
DietAspects of Borders Life in the early 1840sPart 1 of a talk given to the Society on 19th September 1999. Discusses the Report of the Royal Commission on the Poor Law (Scotland), diet, and prices. Continued in issue 45.4 pages or more44Peter Munro 
DimmaThe Dimma and Dickson Families of the Borders Region, ScotlandThe Dimma family from Eckford, who they married, and where they settled in Ontario. This is a well researched article into a old Border family.2 pages or more37Thomas Dimma Minster 
DingletonDingleton Hospital, MelroseSome notes on Dingleton Hospital, Melrose and how to access information of those having a connection.1 page or more87 
DinwoodieAn Unusual Way Of Recording Family TreesThis is about a gravestone in the burial ground of Sweetheart Abbey, Dumfries-shire which has a drawn family tree of the Jardine family. The article shows a picture of the gravestone.1 page or more66Colin McInnes 
Discharge RecordsBerwickshire Fencible CavalryDetails of military discharge records during and following the Napoleonic Wars (1814-1835) which may be of interest to those researching their ancestors. An interesting mix of Bordermen and those from south of the Border. These records are from the National Archives at Kew.1 page or more84 
DispensaryKelso Dispensary and Castleton Poor Law RecordsSome notes by the author on his publication on C.D. of Poor Law records instancing some of the information available and mentioning various diseases mentioned1 page or more75Peter Munro 
DixonLamberton TollSome notes on the history of Lamberton Toll and irregular marriages with particular reference to the Dixon (Dickson) family who resided there.2 pages or more85Jennifer Dunlop 
DixonFame/Infamy/Riches - a history of the Greig familyAbout the Greigs of Manchester and Oldham, originally from Ayton and Earlston.4 pages or more62Jim Greig 
DNADNA Records for GenealogyObtaining the genetic records for your paternal line is important for identification of your cousins and ancestors who share your recent paternal line descent with you.1 page or more60 
DNABringing Science to Genealogy - DNA TestingHave you got a family rumour of relationships between families that you cannot prove ? Perhaps you’re curious whether or not you’ve some undiscovered relations out there somewhere in the world, or a brick wall that stubbornly refuses to budge. Then possibly you should consider DNA testing. The author set up three surname DNA projects for Sinton, Fairbairn and Runciman.2 pages or more67Lorna Henderson 
DNABeattiesLangholm Archive Centre is looking for Beattie volunteers to take part in a DNA project. Participation is completely free and available to all male Beatties not immediately related who can provide a little family tree information and full results will be made available.less than 1 page67Bruce McCartney 
DNADNA and Family HistoryA short article on DNA and its value in family history.1 page or more80Mary Graham 
DNAUpdate to 'Bringing science to genealogy'An update on a DNA project that was first described in Volume 67, pages 1 -4 June 2008.4 pages or more72Lorna Henderson 
DNAFrom the Scottish Borders to South AustraliaAn account of the lives of William Oliver his wife Elizabeth Turnbull who were married at Jedburgh in1833 who emigrated to South Australia, their family and subsequent life, Contains much genealogy and notes on the Oliver DNA project.5 pages or more78Ruth Oliver 
DNAHarvey Settlers ReunionThis was the evening address to the reunion, about why they were in the Borders and Northumberland, and about the author's Australian cousins.3 pages or more66Ian Herbert 
DobsonSelkirk Migrants 1850--1865A list of emigrants from Selkirk to various parts home and abroad, from the diary of the minister of Selkirk Parish Kirk.2 pages or more9Alison Scott 
DobsonMinute Book of the Cordiners of Selkirk 1785 to 1835Some background on the Guild of the Cordiners (Souters) of Selkirk following the donation by Dave Anderson of a transcription of their records.2 pages or more91 
DobsonRev. Robert Douglas, 1747-1820 The father of GalashielsThe Rev. Robert Douglas, minister of Galashiels, 1747-1820, was a man of great ability and served his parishioners so well he was called "The Father of Galashiels".2 pages or more37Donald Whyte 
DoctorsA Border Lady of the Old SchoolInterview with Mrs Jane Henderson Thomson Bell aged 83 in 1910 about her life. Written in Scots.4 pages or more20 
DoctorsWorld War 1 Medical RecordsHow to access information of doctors and other medical staff who served during World War 1 and what information might be available.1 page or more84Peter Munro 
DoctorsLetters of the Andersons of SelkirkGrateful acknowledgement to Tim Anderson of a transcript of letters of the Andersons of Selkirk, soldiers, surgeons and explorers (1804-1820) with particular reference to Mungo Park and his trip to Africa.1 page or more91 
DoddingtonBowmakers and Currys in the new worldThe history of the Bowmakers and Currys before and after they emigrated to the New World.1 page or more10Norman Bowmaker 
DoddsBorderers in the Victorian Marriage Registers (1853-1895)This is a list of marriages in issues 16,17 and 18. It is a list of Border counties as their place of birth, when the married in Victoria, Australia between 1853 and 1895.5 pages or more16Barbara Turner 
DoddsNames of Soldiers and others who died in India mainly between 1930-36A list of names and their regiments, and where buried.1 page or more30 
DoddsJerdan Family HistoryThe family history of the Jerdans, who they married, and where they lived in the Borders.2 pages or more34Fred Kennington 
DodsThe Berwick SensationThis story would make a very good murder mystery, the research that has gone into this story would be long and time consuming. For anyone interested in Berwick history you should read it.3 pages or more35F. L. Kennington 
DoitsSaving, Spending and Family HistoryIn his follow up article on "Granny's Bawbees and Other Coins" the writer considers different forms of currency which circuited in Scotland including doits or dytes and rex dollars. He goes on to outline the not inconsiderable role played by Scottish banks in the development of the current banking system including such things as the invention of the first overdraft, the first retail bank branch, the world's first coloured bank note and the first mobile bank.5 pages or more79Peter Munro 
DollarSaving, Spending and Family HistoryIn his follow up article on "Granny's Bawbees and Other Coins" the writer considers different forms of currency which circuited in Scotland including doits or dytes and rex dollars. He goes on to outline the not inconsiderable role played by Scottish banks in the development of the current banking system including such things as the invention of the first overdraft, the first retail bank branch, the world's first coloured bank note and the first mobile bank.5 pages or more79Peter Munro 
DollarGranny's Bawbees and other CoinsAn account of the currency of Scotland from Roman times to 1603 explaining coins such as ryals, dollars, merks, groats, bawbees, bodles and turners.6 pages or more77Peter Munro 
DolphinstonThe Ainslies--Some notesThe name Ainslie, from 1066 onwards, a full and detailed family history.1 page or more8Violet Jardine 
DonForgotten Borderers--Andrew Walker (1808-1896)Andrew Walker, born Earlston, worked at Newton Don and moved eventually to Camden and started a Ragged School. He emigrated to Troy in New York and died there.less than 1 page30 
DonaldsonBlind Jamie DonaldsonAccount of James Donaldson, whose tombstone is in Melrose Abbey churchyard.1 page or more47Margaret Lawson 
DonaldsonRentons in the Hutton Old Parish RegisterFor anyone with a Renton in the family this is very interesting with full name, where, and the date they were born, and more.2 pages or more10Norrie McLeish 
DonaldsonRentons in the Hutton Old Parish RegisterList of persons with the surname Renton that appear in the Hutton Old Parish Register.2 pages or more13Norrie McLeish 
DonaldsonKennington/Cowe Family HistoryThe story of the family's arrival in Berwickshire and their life there until they departed to Canada.9 pages or more70Fred Kennington 
DoorpoolA Border Tragedy - Hawick 900 Court of Record and Civil RecordsAn article on cases of Breach of Promise.5 pages or more86Norrie McLeish 
DougalWomen of GunsgreenAn account of an exhibition entitled 'Women of Gunsgreen' with information on women who resided at or had connections with Gunsgreen House in Eyemouth.1 page or more85Ronald Morrison 
DougalJohn Whillis Exhibition, EyemouthSome notes on the John Whillis Exhibition, Eyemouth and the associated exhibition on sailing ships connected including the 'Cutty Sark'.1 page or more91 
DouglasNotes on the Early History of the Kidston family in ScotlandAn account of notes on the history of the Kidston family in Scotland as submitted by Robert D Davis.less than 1 page88 
DouglasGalashiels and some of its familiesTalk given to the society by Mr. Ian Miller, President of the Old Gala Club. Gala indeed goes back along way perhaps even to 7000 B.C. It covers the history up to the 19th Century.3 pages or more31Ian Miller 
DouglasRobert Lauder of that IlkThis is the story of the background and demise of Robert Lauder of that ilk (d.1598), one of the last to be recorded with that appellation.3 pages or more29G.M.S. Lauder-Frost 
DouglasPringlesA letter regarding the Pringles of Overhaugh Street, Galashiels and a Captain George Sharp Pringle, with response and follow-up.2 pages or more87Alexander Watson/ Liz McGregor 
DouglasCavers & DistrictTalk given in February 2007 about the history of the kirk and parish of Cavers, and its links with Melrose, St Cuthbert, and other famous people.6 pages or more64Jean Muir 
DouglasThe Power of the Family History CommunityAn account of a successful attempt to return war medals belonging to an Andrew Colville born in Galashiels to his family (now in New Zealand).2 pages or more90 
DouglasThe Monteath MausoleumAn account of the history of the Monteath Mausoleum near St Boswells and moves to conserve.4 pages or more87John D Wood/ David Freeman 
DouglasRev. Robert Douglas, 1747-1820 The father of GalashielsThe Rev. Robert Douglas, minister of Galashiels, 1747-1820, was a man of great ability and served his parishioners so well he was called "The Father of Galashiels".2 pages or more37Donald Whyte 
DouglasLetters of Slains 1569--A family puzzleAn intriguing tale of death and complaint in 1569.2 pages or more12Jean Smithers 
DouglasLowland Scots in PrussiaAbsorbing account of Scots mainly in Danzig and Konigsberg from 15th to 17th centuries. A lot of names recorded.5 pages or more45G.M.S.Lauder-Frost 
DouglasFamily History in "The Gladstaines Bible"This is the very old history of the Gladstains in the Hawick area in and around 1645 through to 1850 . Few families can go back that far with as much confidence in the manuscript as this one.3 pages or more27Michael Robson 
DouglasNew Collections at the Heritage HubCounty council records, diaries & estate papers were identified amongst the backlog of un-catalogued material at the Scottish Borders Archive.4 pages or more69Juline Baird 
DouglasThe Homes of Paxton HouseA fascinating piece of Borders family history came to light when a 200 year-old Berwickshire mansion was gifted to the nation. Along with the history of the family of Home's. Love is a wondrous thing !2 pages or more11Violet Jardine 
DouglasFlowers of the Forest: Borderers who fell at FloddenNames of the Borderers who died at the battle of Flodden, 1514.2 pages or more26Andrew Cockburn 
DouglasEarly Notices of the GladstonesA detailed article on the early history of the Gladstone family.5 pages or more89Gregory Lauder-Frost 
DouglasPresbyterian Migration into NorthumberlandThis is a list of names from the Communion Rolls of some Presbyterian churches in Northumberland. This is in more than one Magazine.2 pages or more19Don Mason 
DouglasDouglas of Springwood ParkThe name Douglas would run fear into many Englishmen. This distinguished Border family and its history3 pages or more31Donald Whyte 
DouglasThe Kirk Yetholm GypsiesIf you are connected to Yetholm, this is a must for you, it covers the gypsies from Persia right through to being settled in Kirk Yetholm. It is in two parts: issue 31 and 32.4 pages or more31A. V. Tokley 
DouglasMore Extracts from the Kelso Mail 1804Miscellaneous Extracts from the Kelso Mail of 1804.87 
Douglas HamiltonDouglas of Springwood ParkThe name Douglas would run fear into many Englishmen. This distinguished Border family and its history3 pages or more31Donald Whyte 
Down LawThe Barons FollyThe Barons Folly at Lilliards Edge. Built by Sir John Rutherford of Edgerston. He was a Russian Baron. It was as a banker he first made his mark and connections with the Russian navy, he made his fortune.2 pages or more38John D. Wood 
DownieWorld War 1 ExhibitionAn account of an exhibition staged by the Society to mark the centenary of the outbreak of World War 1.1 page or more86 
Dr BinnieEcclesiastical Education in Berwickshire What the records have to tellEcclesiastical education of Berwickshire and where to find useful information2 pages or more38Dr Charles Hoy 
Dr Elsie InglisBessie Dora Bowhill, a wartime nurseAn account of the life of Bessie Dora Bowhill born Bunkle and Preston, Berwickshire who became, a nurse and worked in South Africa during the Boer War - her further experience during the First World War working with Dr Elsie Inglis in Serbia.2 pages or more85 
DrumelzierPeeblesshire Families and ClansThe history of a few Peeblesshire families, Tweedies, Naesmiths, Gledstanes, Veitches, and others. Some very interesting stories come from this chapter.3 pages or more33Malcolm Archibald 
DrumelzierGravestone PhotosA note on a facility provided by the Society to photograph individual gravestones, a report on one such request for a photograph of a stone to the Rev. Gilmour Neil in Drumelzier and a note on his experiences in World War 1 and how he sought to find " a little Parish, a thousand miles from anywhere".1 page or more81Ronald Morrison 
Drumelzier CastleThe Wild BunchHistory of the Tweedie clan. Includes line drawings of ruins of Tinnies and Drumelzier castles.4 pages or more24Norrie McLeish 
Drumlanrig’s TowerScottish Borders Council Archives - Hawick Heritage HubInformation about the new ‘state of the art’ Council archives due to open in May 2007.2 pages or more63Rachel Hosker 
DrummondThe mole catchers of LilliesleafThe story of a mole and rabbit catcher in the Lilliesleaf area.1 page or more18Mrs S.J. Hodgkinson 
DrummondA Six Year Family History InvestigationAbsorbing account of James Drummond, botanist, born at Hawthornden (near Lasswade), and Thomas Drummond (also a botanist).5 pages or more23Andrew Brown 
DryburghMy dig into the pastPeebleshire family and from other parts of the Borders, an interesting tale. Also history of various bridges over the Tweed.3 pages or more34A. Turner 
DrydenNorth Dumfries, OntarioNorth Dumfries, Ontario - how John Clark set up and built a settlement.1 page or more31Mr G. Clark 
DuffesHistory in the GraveyardBody snatching in the Borders and how it was fought.less than 1 page10Violet Jardine 
Duke of ArgyleThe LanglandsHow a family can be traced with the help of a family Bible3 pages or more36Mrs. Prue Langlands 
DumfriesA light-hearted tale--EpitaphsWe will never know what is written on our headstone, this article it gives you some ideas.1 page or more31Ian Abernethy 
DummaThe Dumma Family of KelsoJames Dumma, born 1790, in Kelso; Helen Hay, and their descendants, many of whom went to England, USA, and Canada.2 pages or more48Shirley Dumma 
DunbarWisdom lingers: Adventures of an ex-officerFrom 1908 the Territorial movement through the First World War.3 pages or more18Stanly Gordon Ayer 
DunbarEyemouth MuseumNotes of an exhibition in Eyemouth Museum about John Whillis.less than 1 page90 
DunbarEcclesiastical Education in Berwickshire What the records have to tellEcclesiastical education of Berwickshire and where to find useful information2 pages or more38Dr Charles Hoy 
DunbarColonel Walter Scott (pre 1613-1650) of Hartwoodburn, SelkirkshireAn enquiry to discover more on Colonel Walter Scott of Hartwoodburn who was a member of the Scottish parliament and who was killed at the Battle of Dunbar in 1650 - also of his Dutch wife.4 pages or more91Vincent Tickner 
DunbarThe Bankers RevengeThe rise and fall of a bank in East Lothian.less than 1 page10A. W. Kerr 
DunbarThe Ayton BardThis is in issues 16 and 17. Robert Mennon was a well known Borders bard and contributed to many Scottish weeklies.5 pages or more16A. Michael Mennim 
DunbarJohn Whillis Exhibition, EyemouthSome notes on the John Whillis Exhibition, Eyemouth and the associated exhibition on sailing ships connected including the 'Cutty Sark'.1 page or more91 
DuncanMarth’s Marmalad and Diet LoafSome letters which brought life to the bare bones of the author's family tree.2 pages or more56Marjorie Dybeck 
DuncanEdnam and Captain CookA Cleveland lady spent time and effort tracing Captain Cook. Herein lies the Ednam Connectionless than 1 page25John Newlands 
DuncanBirthplace EdnamAn account of some of the famous people born in the Parish of Ednam.2 pages or more87 
DuncanJames Thomson, Capt. James Cook R.N., Ednam and ClevelandThe connection of Rev. James Thomson and Capt. Cook with the village of Ednam.1 page or more27P. D. Thomson 
DuncanCaptain Cook's Border BackgroundThe history of Captain James Cook and the Ednam connection.1 page or more6Dr Jim Trainer 
DuncanJames Watson (Author and Historian of Jedburgh Abbey)Account of the life of James Watson, weaver, grocer, poet and writer of Jedburgh, the author's great grandfather, his descendants, and emigration to USA and Canada.10 pages or more68Rachel (Thomson) Falldien 
DunglassLady Helen Hall of DunglassA review of the book 'Lady Helen Hall of Dunglass'; by Sally Wilson.2 pages or more86 
DunnFrom Cowal to the BordersThe Agricultural migration of workers and the history of the Whyte Family.2 pages or more7Donald Whyte 
DunnonFrom Cowal to the BordersThe Agricultural migration of workers and the history of the Whyte Family.2 pages or more7Donald Whyte 
DunoonCousin Fred from HawickProblems tracing the history of a Dickson family who had lived in the Lauder area from the 17th century,3 pages or more65Jim Dickson 
DunsSoup Kitchen at Dunse 1832An account of the outbreak of cholera in 1832 and minutes of the Dunse Committee of Health setting up soup kitchens with names of those to whom vouchers were issued.3 pages or more87Ronald Morrison 
DunsGlass SlidesSome information on a large collection of glass slides containing images taken in the 1940s to 1960s by Leslie Chappell photographer Duns, mostly relating to the town1 page or more75Ronald Morrison 
DunsJohn Duns ScotusA mention of events to commemorate the 750th anniversary of the birth of John Duns Scotus, genealogy research and the seeking of a possible DNA connection.1 page or more89Ronald Morrison 
DunsLongformacusA cautionary tale from 1871 and some extracts from the school log book,2 pages or more73 
DunsBorder MurdersThis is a stroll around the Borders looking into, with some depth, the murders in the 1800s.2 pages or more32Norrie Mcleish 
DunsWho am IHistory of the Cockburns who all came from Duns parish. It also looks into the history of Edinshall Broch.1 page or more37Andrew Cockburn 
DunsCockburns face to faceCockburns and their likeness seems to have been the great asset of this family. From 1650 onwards this family have a interesting history.2 pages or more10Anne Cockburn 
DunsSt. Boswells to Berwick Railway via DunsSome paragraphs on a book 'St Boswells to Berwick via Duns which traces the history of this railway line.less than 1 page83 
DunsDuns, Burgh on the Merse and Surrounding VillagesReview of the book Dunse Burgh on the Merse with the Surrounding Villages' by James Denham.1 page or more91 
DunsBradshaw's Railway GuideA note on Bradshaw's Railway Guide and what might be available - some snippets from the entry for Duns.less than 1 page78Ronald Morrison 
DunsCadwallader ColdenSome notes on the life of Cawallader Colden, born in Duns who went on to become the last Colonial Governor of New York State and whose image was burnt in effigy by the mob.1 page or more78Ronald Morrison 
DunsThe Ainslies--Some notesThe name Ainslie, from 1066 onwards, a full and detailed family history.1 page or more8Violet Jardine 
DunsExtracts from Dunse Barony RecordsExtracts from the author's book, Dunse Barony Records, in the 1760s.2 pages or more68Ronald Morrison 
DunsDuns Auxiliary UnitFurther information on the Duns Auxiliary Unit.1 page or more88 
Duns Auxiliary UnitDuns Auxiliary UnitFurther information on the Duns Auxiliary Unit.1 page or more88 
Duns ScotusJohn Duns ScotusA mention of events to commemorate the 750th anniversary of the birth of John Duns Scotus, genealogy research and the seeking of a possible DNA connection.1 page or more89Ronald Morrison 
DunseExtracts from Dunse Barony RecordsExtracts from the author's book, Dunse Barony Records, in the 1760s.2 pages or more68Ronald Morrison 
DunseDuns, Burgh on the Merse and Surrounding VillagesReview of the book Dunse Burgh on the Merse with the Surrounding Villages' by James Denham.1 page or more91 
DyeKnow your parish LongformacusThe history, and how Longformacus got its name. Its population and parish records.1 page or more21 
DysartA Quite Remarkable ManReview of a book ' A Quite Remarkable Man - the life of Patrick Brydone' (1736-1818) by John Evans.1 page or more87Peter Munro 
Earl of BothwellHermitage--Grim Guardian of the BordersLord Soulis and how he came to his rather barbaric death. It follows the history of Hermitage through the years. Very interesting.3 pages or more14Norrie McLeish 
Earl of DouglasThe battle of Otterburn 600th AnniversaryThe history of the battle of Otterburn and the families that took part, also, Walter Scott's version is different to that of the English version in The Chevy chase.2 pages or more8Violet Jardine 
Earl of HaddingtonMellerstainSynopsis of a talk on "Mellerstain" given to the society on 15th October 1995. It is a very good account of the mansion and its keepers from the past to the present.3 pages or more30M. Ellis 
EarlstonExecutions don't come cheapAn account of the hanging at Fans, Earlston of Robert Scott for the murder of two companions on their returning from a fair in the Town and the costs involved in the execution.1 page or more81Ronald Morrison 
EarlstonAndrew Currie, Border SculptorAn account of the life of Andrew Currie, sculptor (1812-1891) born at Howford Farm Yarrow. Won commissions for several well known public monuments including Mungo Park in Selkirk, the Ettrick Shepherd at St. Mary's Loch, two characters on the Scott monument in Edinburgh and Robert the Bruce at Stirling Castle. Married Isabella Hardie daughter of a Denholm stocking-maker and moved to Earlston to work as a sculptor. A full account of his life and works5 pages or more78Bob Johnstone 
EarlstonLost EarlstonSome notes on a new Earlston website.less than 1 page89 
Earlston Black HillLauder and LauderdaleThis is the text of the talk given by Ian Miller, president of Old Gala House on the 18th April 19995 pages or more41Ian Miller 
East LothianThe Autobiography of a Working manSome notes regarding the life of Alexander Somerville born in East Lothian but who spent most of his early life in Berwickshire. He became a cavalryman in the Royal British Dragoons but was subjected to punishment of 100 lashes for writing to a local paper at the time of the passing of the Reform Act of 1832. Questions were asked in Parliament regarding his punishment almost universally regarded as excessive and his release from the army was purchased by public subscription. His autobiography recalls the hardship of his early life in Berwickshire as son of a farm hand.2 pages or more79Ronald Morrison 
East Lothian Banking CoThe Banker's RevengeExtract from the History of Banking in Scotland by A W Kerr concerning some aspects of William Borthwick's behaviour.less than 1 page13Colin Woods 
EastlandsWWI CommemorationSome notes on the 100th Anniversary of the outbreak of World War 1, the Galashiels War Memorial, the sculptor Thomas J Clapperton, Field Marshall Haig, Bemersyde, the Cochrane family and those from Galashiels who lost their lives.1 page or more85 
EastonA Stitch in TimeAccount of a sampler and the search for its creator in the family tree.1 page or more47Patricia Williamson 
EastonInnerleithen ShopsInformation on the CD published by the Society on 'Innerleithen Shops' compiled by Bobby Richardson.1 page or more87 
EcclesGalashiels Murrays in New South WalesMurrays first came to the fore in Eccles, follow them through generations. There is also a very touching letter in the article.2 pages or more10Donald Wyte 
EcclesA Cockburn Family in Berwickshire and Its Descendants - The BookThe author's Cockburn family history - mostly recent.3 pages or more24Andrew Cockburn 
EckfordA grave look at the BordersThis must be one of the great stories ever to be printed in our magazine - it is the story of grave snatchers, and how one brave chap got his just reward.4 pages or more21Ian Abernethy 
EckfordFredrick Thomas EckfordBiography of F T Eckford, Second Lieutenant, 12th (Green’s) Tennessee Cavalry Regt.1 page or more43 Jeffry W. Gatlin 
EckfordBecton Eckford and William Wallace Eckford, Sergeants, 4th Tennessee Infantry Regt, CSAAccount of Becton Eckford and William Wallace Eckford, and their activities in the Tennessee Infantry Regt, CSA.3 pages or more40Jeffry W. Gatlin 
EckfordFairbairnA modern day manipulator who could be better than a Doctor for pains. Got Rugby players who got hurt at the weekend and she would fix them up.2 pages or more36kind permission of Kelso Museum 
EddermouthLauder of Edrington,the castle and early referencesThe history of the Lauder's from when they owned the Bass Rock to when they were custodians of Berwick on Tweed castle.5 pages or more41Gregory Lauder Frost 
EddlestoneFairbairnA modern day manipulator who could be better than a Doctor for pains. Got Rugby players who got hurt at the weekend and she would fix them up.2 pages or more36kind permission of Kelso Museum 
EddystoneThe Palseys of CraigThe story of Palseys of Craig - a two part story in issues 2 and 3 covers military and personnel accounts of many Palsleys, if you are connected, it must be for you.3 pages or more2R.C.Wood 
EdgarLongformacusA cautionary tale from 1871 and some extracts from the school log book,2 pages or more73 
EdinburghWill of Gibbie Hatley of Gattonside 1547Details of an interesting legacy to the Edinburgh Hangman.less than 1 page74 
EdinburghThe Stewarts of KelsoA report into extensive research into the Stewart family of Kelso, latterly of Edinburgh.5 pages or more77Harry D Watson 
EdinburghAdam Clark (1811 to 1866)A fascinating account of Adam Clark, born in Edinburgh but brought up in Kelso who became a bridge builder of renown in Hungary building the first bridge across the Danube linking the communities of Buda and Pest.4 pages or more79Dr. Jim Lyon 
EdinburghThe Descendents of James Borrowman (1744-1813)The history of the name Borrowman from Edinburgh down to Peebles and beyond, with a pedigree chart.2 pages or more17Philip r Borrowman 
EdmonstoneColonel Walter Scott (pre 1613-1650) of Hartwoodburn, SelkirkshireAn enquiry to discover more on Colonel Walter Scott of Hartwoodburn who was a member of the Scottish parliament and who was killed at the Battle of Dunbar in 1650 - also of his Dutch wife.4 pages or more91Vincent Tickner 
EdmontonSusanna Pringle's Birthday bookThis Pringle tale goes from Browndeanlaw to Yetholm, London, New Brunswick and beyond-very interesting.4 pages or more16Maxine Flaherty 
EdnamJames Thomson - A Man for all SeasonsAn account of the life and works of Border poet, James Thomson.5 pages or more87Norrie McLeish 
EdnamKnow Your Parish - EdnamHistory of the parish of Ednam and some inhabitants.1 page or more24Audrey Mitchell 
EdnamJames Thomson, Capt. James Cook R.N., Ednam and ClevelandThe connection of Rev. James Thomson and Capt. Cook with the village of Ednam.1 page or more27P. D. Thomson 
EdnamEdnam and Captain CookA Cleveland lady spent time and effort tracing Captain Cook. Herein lies the Ednam Connectionless than 1 page25John Newlands 
EdnamGallipoli and Hill 70 LoosSome notes on an exhibition on Gallipoli staged by the Society with background; also notes on the centenary of the Battle of Loos and service of commemoration at Edrom Church2 pages or more89 
EdnamCaptain Cook's Border BackgroundThe history of Captain James Cook and the Ednam connection.1 page or more6Dr Jim Trainer 
EdringtonRobert Lauder of the BassAn account fully referenced, of the family of the Lauders of the Bass Rock.3 pages or more90Gregory Lauder-Frost 
EdringtonRobert Lauder of that IlkThis is the story of the background and demise of Robert Lauder of that ilk (d.1598), one of the last to be recorded with that appellation.3 pages or more29G.M.S. Lauder-Frost 
EdringtonLauder of Edrington,the castle and early referencesThe history of the Lauder's from when they owned the Bass Rock to when they were custodians of Berwick on Tweed castle.5 pages or more41Gregory Lauder Frost 
EdromFrom Coldstream to CanadaThe Galbraith history from Coldstream to Toronto University. A comprehensive account of the Galbraiths.3 pages or more26James Burns 
EdromUncleanness at EdromA tale of impropriety extracted from the Edrom Session Records.1 page or more86Ronald Morrison 
EdromPierre Merlet and the Humes of BroomhouseAn account of the author's researches to prove that Helen Home of Broomhouse was responsible for the smuggling out of France during the French Revolution of the infant Pierre Merlet who later became a distinguished linguist.6 pages or more90David Wesley 
EdromRobert FortuneAn account of the life of Robert Fortune born at Edrom who became a renowned botanist and undertook several journeys (often proving quite perilous ) to China and the Far East - Many plants are named after him and he can probably lay claim to be the founder of the tea industry in India having smuggled plants out of China to help establish this. Buried at Brompton Cemetery, London where a memorial to him has recently been restored.3 pages or more80Ronald Morrison 
EdromKelso Mail ExtractsSix birth announcements published in the newspaper in 1803 & 1804.1 page or more73Marjorie Gavin 
EdromNew Society Publication EdromAn account of the publication by the Society of the Edrom Monumental Inscriptions etc. also some background on the parish and persons associated.2 pages or more91 
EdromFull of Egotism, Diaries of Rev John HastieThis is the text of Ronald's talk to the Society on 21st March 2004. It was about a diary which should appeal to those with an interest in local history, a snapshot of life in a rural Parish between 1797 and 1822, and for those connected to Edrom - an opportunity to ‘meet the ancestor’.2 pages or more55Ronald Morrison 
EdromWaterloo and BeyondSome notes by the author on his attempt to find gravestones and memorials to those who died in the Napoleonic Wars.less than 1 page88Kenneth McLean 
Edwin FoxConvicts Transported to Western Australia in 1858 aboard the 'Edwin Fox'A list of Scottish convicts transported to Australia on the "Edwin Fox". Reprinted from Bedfordshire Family History Society Journal2 pages or more70Lynn Manning 
ElderA Rutherfurd familyNotes on the name Rutherfurd taken from the book 'Rutherfurds of that Ilk'.2 pages or more21James Selkirk 
ElectronicsSir Ambrose Fleming - Father of Modern ElectronicsThe Borders connection of Sir Ambrose Fleming who designed the transmitter to enable the sending of the first message across the Atlantic and whose work paved the way for the invention of the modern light bulb and radio communication.1 page or more82Robin Croftin 
ElibankLangshaw Mill Decree of 1608Extract Decree relating to Langshaw Mill. The Decree is interesting for genealogists because of the very considerable number of people mentioned in it.1 page or more59Gregory Lauder-Frost 
ElibankAlexander Turnbull and his FamilyIf you have any Turnbulls in your family and you think that you came from the Borders, this is a must for you. Turnbulls from Galashiels, Selkirk, and Hawick.5 pages or more25Jane Gibson 
ElieThe Descendents of James Borrowman (1744-1813)The history of the name Borrowman from Edinburgh down to Peebles and beyond, with a pedigree chart.2 pages or more17Philip r Borrowman 
Eliza"My Great Grandfather died at sea"A ships Master from Irvine in Ayrshire. How Bill researched the history of a remarkable seaman. 'One of his best'.3 pages or more31Bill Murray 
Elizabeth BayAinslies of Dolphinston to Manitoulin IslandExcellent article on the author's Ainslie forebears from Ancrum and Lilliesleaf to their arrival and life in Canada.4 pages or more20Robert L P Morden 
EllemfordAbbey St Bathans, Cranshaws and LongformacusA brief description of 3 neighbouring parishes and the records available.2 pages or more73 
EllemfordKnow your parish LongformacusThe history, and how Longformacus got its name. Its population and parish records.1 page or more21 
ElliotThe Border Archive-For Queen and CountyThis is a list of all the men between the ages of 18 and 45 residing in Roberton in 1807.2 pages or more10Robert Miller 
ElliotA Quite Remarkable ManReview of a book ' A Quite Remarkable Man - the life of Patrick Brydone' (1736-1818) by John Evans.1 page or more87Peter Munro 
ElliotEarly Notices of the GladstonesA detailed article on the early history of the Gladstone family.5 pages or more89Gregory Lauder-Frost 
ElliotAinslies of Dolphinston to Manitoulin IslandExcellent article on the author's Ainslie forebears from Ancrum and Lilliesleaf to their arrival and life in Canada.4 pages or more20Robert L P Morden 
ElliotThe Palseys of CraigThe story of Palseys of Craig - a two part story in issues 2 and 3 covers military and personnel accounts of many Palsleys, if you are connected, it must be for you.3 pages or more2R.C.Wood 
ElliotA Border family and the curious case of Sherlock HolmesAbout the author's ancestor, William Scott, his cattle dealing partnership with George Bell, and his coal-mine at Rowanburn in the 18th century, and Dr Joseph Bell, the inspiration for Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes.3 pages or more60John Webley 
ElliotTwo stories of 19th century emigration to Australia and New ZealandTwo stories from the 19th century of emigration to the New World; Andrew Rutherford and his family.less than 1 page12Elsie Ahrens 
ElliotMore Canadian Intimations in the 'Hawick Advertiser'Deaths (1863-1864) extracted from the "Hawick Advertiser" of people connected to the Borders, and other places in southern Scotland. Continued from issue 40.less than 1 page43Marjory Gavin 
ElliotA Teri Forever- My Rich Border HeritageNostalgia about Hawick, and the revelation that some of her ancestors came from southern England, she has researched back to 500AD on her direct paternal line and from 1699 on other lines.3 pages or more66Anne Golden 
ElliotWho was Little Arthur Foster? Elliots at court 1675-1682Border Reivers Court sittings in the 1600's. How Cautioners upheld the Law.Also in 5 pages in issue 30 covering the same subject.5 pages or more29Michael Robson 
ElliotWilliam Elliot, ArchitectThe family history of William Elliot and descriptions of some of the fine house's he built.3 pages or more15Kathleen Stewart 
ElliotThe War Memorial at Minto by Roger J OwenSome paragraphs on the book 'The War Memorial at Minto' by Roger J Owen.less than 1 page88 
ElliotMore Extracts from the Kelso Mail 1804Some birth extracts from the Kelso Mail in 1804.1 page or more85 
ElliotAt The BeginningA tale of one mans delve into family history from the U.K. to Canada and beyond.2 pages or more1Peter Elliot 
ElliotVoices from Lilliesleaf by Ian McDougallReview of a book ' Voices from Lilliesleaf' by Ian MacDougall.1 page or more90 
ElliotThe Bennets of GrubetAn old Roxburghshire family associated with Kirk Yetholm and the Gypsies and their descendents.3 pages or more29Donald Whyte 
ElliotAn Infamous MistressA review of the book 'An Infamous Mistress' by Sarah Murden and Joanne Major being a biography of Grace Dalrymple Elliot.1 page or more91 
ElliotsStobs Internment Camp near HawickSome notes on Stobs Internment Camp and its history.90 
ElliotsBorder Treaties of AssuranceText from the Hamilton papers on the Treaties signed by the Border Barons with the English in 1544 . Followed by a list of the Border Clans in 1597 in the East March.5 pages or more1W.H. Oliver 
ElliottThe Early Kyles of Castleton, ScotlandThe researching of the Kyles and their history right through from the 1745 rebellion to living in Kelso in the 21st Century.2 pages or more39John Murray and Gavid Irvine 
ElphinstoneThe Kidstons of StowA very comprehensive account of the early Rev Kidston from Stow and their thirteen children and who they married.1 page or more12John Kidston Tait 
ElsfieldOn John Buchan's graveAn account of a small volume by David Weekes on his search to interpret the Latin and Greek text on the grave of John Buchan in Elsfield Church, Oxfordshire.1 page or more83David Weekes 
ElwinThey Went To AustraliaFascinating account of the Turnbulls journey from Ancrum to Australia via Cape Town, and life afterwards.2 pages or more43Janet Godden 
EmigrantsGeorge Hope 1814-1884The story of George Hope 1814-1884 born in Morebattle who with his family emigrated to Australia, their struggles and achievements in Australia including their experiences of the 'Goldrush' and an account of their return visit to Morebattle 38 years later.4 pages or more85Alistair Hope 
EmigrantsA Lad o' Pairts- George Watson (1876 -1950)An account of the life of George Watson (1876-1950) born in Jedburgh, linguist and etymologist who worked on the Oxford New English Dictionary before emigrating to United States.2 pages or more88Norrie McLeish 
EmigrantsFrom the Scottish Borders to South AustraliaAn account of the lives of William Oliver his wife Elizabeth Turnbull who were married at Jedburgh in1833 who emigrated to South Australia, their family and subsequent life, Contains much genealogy and notes on the Oliver DNA project.5 pages or more78Ruth Oliver 
EmigrantsWilliam Kerr--Portrait of a Canadian ImmigrantJohn Kerr from Peebles, emigrated to America, fought in the Civil War, was honorably discharged and settled down to a farmer's life.1 page or more12Colin Wood 
EmigrantsInnerleithen's All-BlackAn account by the author of how researching her Dickson line from Innerleithen, she traced an unknown descendant who had emigrated to New Zealand and played rugby for the 'All Blacks'.1 page or more84Esther Davies 
EmigrantsJohn Liddle (13.3.1842 - 26.9.1907)An account of the life of John Liddle born at Reston and his voyage to Australia in 1865 aboard the "Clara". He kept a diary during the voyage and extracts are included illustrating what life was like aboard an emigrant ship. There are also details from the ship's register (a full list of the names of the 384 immigrants is available) also a breakdown of occupations, nationalities and deaths during the voyage.6 pages or more80Bill Stewart 
EmigrantsSusanna Pringle's Birthday bookThis Pringle tale goes from Browndeanlaw to Yetholm, London, New Brunswick and beyond-very interesting.4 pages or more16Maxine Flaherty 
EmigrantsThe Power of the Family History CommunityAn account of a successful attempt to return war medals belonging to an Andrew Colville born in Galashiels to his family (now in New Zealand).2 pages or more90 
EmigrantsCharles McGinnSome notes on Charles McGinn born at Stow in 1865 and his emigration to Australia.2 pages or more87Michael and Chris Hume 
EmigrantsBowmakers and Currys in the New WorldBorder origins of author's family, and arrivals in New York and Montreal.1 page or more13Norman J Bowmaker 
EmigrantsThe Haliburtens of SproustonOrigins of the Haliburtons; William who had 12 children and their emigration to New Zealand.less than 1 page12D.N. Haliburton 
EmigrantsWhitsome to West SpartaThe story of Christopher Moffat and his wife Agnes Common who emigrated to Canada aboard the John Bright in 1856, some earlier history, the reason for their emigration, an account of the voyage and their subsequent life in Canada.4 pages or more81Elizabeth Doley 
EmigrantsTwo stories of 19th century emigration to Australia and New ZealandTwo stories from the 19th century of emigration to the New World; Andrew Rutherford and his family.less than 1 page12Elsie Ahrens 
EmigrantsSelkirk Migrants 1850--1865A list of emigrants from Selkirk to various parts home and abroad, from the diary of the minister of Selkirk Parish Kirk.2 pages or more9Alison Scott 
EmigrantsBowmakers and Currys in the new worldThe history of the Bowmakers and Currys before and after they emigrated to the New World.1 page or more10Norman Bowmaker 
EmigrationThe Lillico Family - Chain Migrants to Gloucester Township, OntarioThe story of a family that emigrated from Roxburghshire to Ontario8 pages or more70Eleanor Lillico 
emigrationThe Scots in PolandThe story of Scottish emigration to Poland as merchant's, engineers and farm managers. The parents of the author's mother came back to Scotland at the beginning of the 20th century.4 pages or more69Mona K. McLeod 
EmigrationKennington/Cowe Family History. Part 2 - Emigration to New Brunswick 1837 - James Cowe & Isabella DonaldsonDetails of the lives of further branches of the Cowe family including one that emigrated to New Brunswick.6 pages or more71Fred Kennington 
EmigrationEmigration from the BordersEmigration opportunities available to Borderers in the late 19th century, to Australia, Canada, and the United States.2 pages or more32Marjorie Gavin 
emigrationFollowing in the Footsteps of Robert Redpath.The story of one man's journey to mine gold in Australia. There is reference to two diaries kept by other men on the voyage from Glasgow to Townsville, Queensland.3 pages or more69Irene J Redpath 
EmigrationLiddles AbroadFamily pictures awaken an interest in family history. The author made contact with relatives in Australia, descendants of a blacksmith who'd emigrated front Heughhead, Reston.2 pages or more72Bill Stewart 
EmigrationFrom Crosslee to Salt Lake CityThe journey of William Scott Clark from Ettrick to Idaho.2 pages or more71George Clark 
EmigrationKennington/Cowe Family HistoryThe story of the family's arrival in Berwickshire and their life there until they departed to Canada.9 pages or more70Fred Kennington 
EmigrationConvicts Transported to Western Australia in 1858 aboard the 'Edwin Fox'A list of Scottish convicts transported to Australia on the "Edwin Fox". Reprinted from Bedfordshire Family History Society Journal2 pages or more70Lynn Manning 
EmigrationMelrose to Melbourne - The Story of one Wallace familyInteresting account of the author's Wallace research, ancestral emigration from Melrose to Sydney, Australia, farming, and the army. Two interesting photographs, too.3 pages or more67Richard Balsillie 
EmondsDeath in the Borders: 19th Century Border Murder CasesThis is the review of a book by Norrie McLeish, Border Murder Cases with a great deal of research that has gone into this volume. Gypsies, Landlords, and farm workers.2 pages or more30Norrie McLeish .(Review by Hugh K. Mackay) 
Emperor NuddKnow your Parish: YarrowA journey down through the Yarrow valley from top to bottom1 page or more32Audrey Mitchell 
EmployeesServants Emerging from the ShadowsNotes on an exhibition and recording of records pertaining to staff and employees at Paxton House.1 page or more82Chris Pawson 
EnglandCrossing the BorderNotes on Linda Bankier's talk to the Society on 20th February 2005, mainly about the differences between English and Scottish records, irregular marriages, and the Berwick Record Office's holdings.1 page or more57Linda Bankier 
EpitaphsSome epitaphs written by Robert BurnsEpitaphs written by Robert Burns on Gavin Hamilton, his own father, Willie Mitchie and Robert Fergusson, poet.1 page or more76 
EpsomThe LanglandsHow a family can be traced with the help of a family Bible3 pages or more36Mrs. Prue Langlands 
EskdalemuirA History of the BrydonsFor some hundreds of years there has been Brydons in the Borders. From Gilston, Broadmeadows, and overseas.2 pages or more7Mrs Joan Scott Stewart 
EtalPresbyterian Migration into NorthumberlandThis article, reprinted by permission of Northumberland and Durham FHS, is a list of persons in communion rolls, who had moved from the Scottish Borders.1 page or more20Don Mason 
EtterickAn Elephantine trip to St Mary's LochGeorge Reavly in his history of Galashiels notes that fifty years ago not a gig could be got to hire. One of the largest trips that ever left Galashiels propelled by horse power. On the trip to St Marys Loch.2 pages or more22K. MsRae 
EttrickRob of TrowsA very prince of a Tweed boatman. That was the description of Rob by Sir Robert Maxwell in his Book "The Story of the Tweed".2 pages or more19 
EttrickFrom Crosslee to Salt Lake CityThe journey of William Scott Clark from Ettrick to Idaho.2 pages or more71George Clark 
Ettrick Bridge100 year Belgian connection to the BordersThe story of a Belgian lady who every evening attended the memorial ceremony at the Menin Gate in Ypres and her Borders connection.2 pages or more87Esther Davies 
Ettrick BridgeEttrickbridge SamplerA sampler embroidered in 1879 in Ettrick Bridge, somehow finding its way to Canada and returned to the local school, Kirkhope Primary.1 page or more86 
EtymologyA Lad o' Pairts- George Watson (1876 -1950)An account of the life of George Watson (1876-1950) born in Jedburgh, linguist and etymologist who worked on the Oxford New English Dictionary before emigrating to United States.2 pages or more88Norrie McLeish 
ExecutionsExecutions don't come cheapAn account of the hanging at Fans, Earlston of Robert Scott for the murder of two companions on their returning from a fair in the Town and the costs involved in the execution.1 page or more81Ronald Morrison 
ExhibitionsPeel Hospital - Galashiels ExhibitionAn account of the exhibition on Peel Hospital staged by the Society.2 pages or more89Gwen Stein, Davina Smart and Margaret Bowers 
ExhibitionsPeel Hospital ExhibitionA report on the exhibition staged by the Society on the history of Peel Hospital.1 page or more88 
ExhibitionsEyemouth MuseumNotes of an exhibition in Eyemouth Museum about John Whillis.less than 1 page90 
ExmoorFriends of Hoar CottageAn account of Hoar Cottage, a shepherd's cottage on Exmoor in North Devon which has connections with shepherds from the Scottish Borders.1 page or more91Bette Baldwin 
EyemouthJohn Whillis Exhibition, EyemouthSome notes on the John Whillis Exhibition, Eyemouth and the associated exhibition on sailing ships connected including the 'Cutty Sark'.1 page or more91 
EyemouthGunsgreen House, EyemouthNotes on the book "Eustace the Outcast" by David Pae also on the will of James Swanston of Eyemouth containing what is thought to be a list of customers for illicit produce including the Rev. Robert Bowmaker, minister, Duns.1 page or more78Ronald Morrison 
EyemouthWomen of GunsgreenAn account of an exhibition entitled 'Women of Gunsgreen' with information on women who resided at or had connections with Gunsgreen House in Eyemouth.1 page or more85Ronald Morrison 
EyemouthA Berwickshire SchoolmasterJean Smithers has contributed this "nugget" from her investigations into the history of one of the strands of her ancestry.1 page or more11Jean Smithers 
EyemouthMemories of AytonMrs Patricia Payne was so interested in the articles on 'The Ayton Bard' that she felt the need to record some of her memories of Ayton before all was forgotten.less than 1 page18Patricia Payne 
EyemouthNew Research Facility at Eyemouth MuseumDetails of new research facilities available at Eyemouth Museum and a project to determine the names of old wynds and vennels recorded in the 1841 census.1 page or more80 
EyemouthEyemouth Local/Family History CentreSome notes on the Eyemouth Family History Centre and Eyemouth Fort 'Virtual Experience Pod'.2 pages or more84 
EyemouthThe Ayton BardThis is in issues 16 and 17. Robert Mennon was a well known Borders bard and contributed to many Scottish weeklies.5 pages or more16A. Michael Mennim 
FaaYetholm GypsiesIf you are connected to Yetholm, this is a must for you, it covers the gypsies from Persia right through to being settled in Kirk Yetholm. It is in two parts: issue 31 and 32.5 pages or more32A. V. Tokley 
FaaMore Gypsy SnippetsSome interesting snippets extracted by Peter Munro regarding gypsies throughout the ages2 pages or more0Peter Munro 
FaaJethart JockThe mystery of Jethart Jock of Coldstream, husband of the Gypsy Queen Esther Faa Blyth and attempts to identify.2 pages or more86John Murray 
FaaThe Bennets of GrubetAn old Roxburghshire family associated with Kirk Yetholm and the Gypsies and their descendents.3 pages or more29Donald Whyte 
FaaJethart JockA follow up to article in magazine no 86 regarding the identity of Jethart Jock.1 page or more91 
Faa BlytheThe Kirk Yetholm GypsiesIf you are connected to Yetholm, this is a must for you, it covers the gypsies from Persia right through to being settled in Kirk Yetholm. It is in two parts: issue 31 and 32.4 pages or more31A. V. Tokley 
Fair'Fair' SuspendedAn account of how the writer discovered there generations his ancestors of the name Fair in the Churchyard at Ayton.1 page or more84Bill Stewart 
FairbairnUpdate to 'Bringing science to genealogy'An update on a DNA project that was first described in Volume 67, pages 1 -4 June 2008.4 pages or more72Lorna Henderson 
FairbairnBringing Science to Genealogy - DNA TestingHave you got a family rumour of relationships between families that you cannot prove ? Perhaps you’re curious whether or not you’ve some undiscovered relations out there somewhere in the world, or a brick wall that stubbornly refuses to budge. Then possibly you should consider DNA testing. The author set up three surname DNA projects for Sinton, Fairbairn and Runciman.2 pages or more67Lorna Henderson 
FairburnThe Days of Our Youth - Memories of MelroseThis article has been extracted from a much longer memoir that John Dick wrote when he retired around 1950. He was born in 1889, the second son of William Dick, an ironmonger in Melrose and his wife Isobella Lauder. He emigrated to Canada as a young man where he eventually became the Chief Cost Accountant for Sun Life Assurance Company. John served in the Canadian Expeditionary Force in World War I as a quarter-master sergeant. Although he was twice married he had no children.7 pages or more67John Dick 
FairburnKnow Your Parish - EdnamHistory of the parish of Ednam and some inhabitants.1 page or more24Audrey Mitchell 
FairbvairnLaidlawstiel, ClovenfordsThis is history bought to life with Walter Scott, William Wordsworth and Prime Minister Gladstone. For anyone interested in Clovenfords you must read this.2 pages or more37Margaret Lawson 
Fairholm ErebusNorth West passage-the Melrose connectionIt is 150 years since the explorer, Sir John Franklin, vanished. This is the tale of a Melrose man who was with him on the long journey to find the North West Passage.1 page or more21 
FairholmeThe Fairholme Memorial (Holy Trinity Churchyard, Melrose)An article on the memorial in Holy Trinity Churchyard, Melrose to James Walter Fairholme, RN who perished with the Franklin expedition of 1845 to discover the North West Passage and an account of the expedition itself.89John Wood 
FairingtonA Family of Shoemakers - The Allans of PaxtonInterest account of the Allans of Paxton who were shoemakers in Paxton from around 1800 till the beginning of World War II.4 pages or more67Mary Newbery 
FalahillCoercion or Consensus? The Government of a Border Burgh in the Sixteenth CenturyThe Burgesses, and how they looked after Selkirk. The privileges that they gave themselves. Continued in issue 26.5 pages or more25Peter Symms 
FalstonePresbyterian Migration into NorthumberlandThis article, reprinted by permission of Northumberland and Durham FHS, is a list of persons in communion rolls, who had moved from the Scottish Borders.1 page or more20Don Mason 
Family TreeAn Unusual Way Of Recording Family TreesThis is about a gravestone in the burial ground of Sweetheart Abbey, Dumfries-shire which has a drawn family tree of the Jardine family. The article shows a picture of the gravestone.1 page or more66Colin McInnes 
Family Tree MakerFamily Tree Maker OnlineDescription of some of the features and benefits of using a family history computer program with the Internet2 pages or more40Allan McVittie 
Family Tree MakerFamily Tree MakerDescription of some of the features and benefits of using a family history computer program.2 pages or more39John Unsworth 
FansExecutions don't come cheapAn account of the hanging at Fans, Earlston of Robert Scott for the murder of two companions on their returning from a fair in the Town and the costs involved in the execution.1 page or more81Ronald Morrison 
FantalaneUpdate on Surnames and ClansmenAdditional notes, about the lands of Fantalane, relating to the author's book.1 page or more43Michael Robson 
FarmingThe Way We WereBerwickshire farm servants wages from 1751 and how the farm hand had to make the hovel of a house more habitable. It was not the good old days, it was slavery.1 page or more15Colin Wood 
FarquarsonMaxwellheugh Cottage - the biography of a houseA review of the families who had inhabited a house on the outskirts of Kelso.8 pages or more73Isobel Gordon 
FarquharsonsKelso's Ragged schoolCase histories and fate of children in the 1800s who went to a Ragged School. These three names from the excellent book that Audrey has written will make you want to purchase this book.2 pages or more9Audrey Mitchell 
FauldshopeNotes on the Ancestry of the Ettrick ShepherdJames Hogg (1770-1835) where he and his ancestors lived in the Borders, also who they married.2 pages or more18Donald Wyte 
FeeleySoldiers' WillsA brief article of Soldiers' Wills and how to access on line.86 
FeeneyKings Own Scottish BorderersA list of men who died in the Boer War in outlying places.1 page or more32Helen Rreichenbach 
Fencible CavalryBerwickshire Fencible CavalryDetails of military discharge records during and following the Napoleonic Wars (1814-1835) which may be of interest to those researching their ancestors. An interesting mix of Bordermen and those from south of the Border. These records are from the National Archives at Kew.1 page or more84 
FenhamKelso Mail ExtractsSix birth announcements published in the newspaper in 1803 & 1804.1 page or more73Marjorie Gavin 
FergusonJames Ferguson Schoolmaster, 1814-1894How the memory of a clock led the author to research this ancestor.less than 1 page32J Ferguson 
FergusonWilliam Coulthard: Emigrant to South AustraliaCaptain A. J. Coultherd has sent a moving account of an intrepid explorer who moved to Australia in 1836.less than 1 page7Alfred J. Coultherd 
FergusonDrumlanrig School - 'The Ragged School'Engaging account of the 150 year history of Drumlanrig School, originally the 'Ragged School' serving an area known as the West End of Hawick.10 pages or more60Marjorie A. Gavin 
FergusonWomen of GunsgreenAn account of an exhibition entitled 'Women of Gunsgreen' with information on women who resided at or had connections with Gunsgreen House in Eyemouth.1 page or more85Ronald Morrison 
FiddesMore GladstonesMore history of the Gladstones covers a family from Kirk Yetholm and their emigration to Australia and New Zealand. It lists many decendants from this family.1 page or more37Warren A. Spence 
Field Marshall HaigWWI CommemorationSome notes on the 100th Anniversary of the outbreak of World War 1, the Galashiels War Memorial, the sculptor Thomas J Clapperton, Field Marshall Haig, Bemersyde, the Cochrane family and those from Galashiels who lost their lives.1 page or more85 
FifeThe Case of Agnes GrayTaken from the Session Minutes of Melrose Parish Registers (1723-1741). A sad tale of a young girl who was cited to present herself before the Kirk Session.1 page or more19 
FinlayOne of the many Brown FamiliesA family tree of Browns in Galashiels, Selkirk areas.1 page or more26I.M. Brown 
First First World WarWWI CommemorationSome notes on the 100th Anniversary of the outbreak of World War 1, the Galashiels War Memorial, the sculptor Thomas J Clapperton, Field Marshall Haig, Bemersyde, the Cochrane family and those from Galashiels who lost their lives.1 page or more85 
First World WarJimmy Blakemore - A War CasualtyThe story of Lancelot Lionel Blakemore (alias 'Jimmy'), a Londoner who was severely wounded, losing both his legs during the First World War. He was sent to Birgham to recuperate where he met and married Katherine Scott and where he worked as a cobbler for the remainder of his life.2 pages or more90David Quensell 
First World WarDavid Reid Dewar - Another of War's VictimsThe story of David Reid Dewar, originally from Cumnock but who moved to Peebles before enlisting and being severely mentally affected by his experiences in the Great War. His subsequent life when he was described as 'confused, incoherent and delusional'.2 pages or more89Margaret Ross 
First World WarBand of BrothersAn account of the First World War experiences of the Murdoch family, originally from Perthshire but who settled in Galashiels, their deaths and tragedies and the effect of the families back home.3 pages or more88Trevor Stewart 
First World WarJohn Keddie LintonAn enquiry regarding John Keddie Linton killed in action during World War 1.1 page or more86Mrs. Dee Brook 
First World WarSaving and Sharing Borders Stories of WWIReference to the project by Live Borders Museum and Library Services to commemorate the Borders experience during the Great War.less than 1 page91 
First World WarWorld War 1 ExhibitionAn account of an exhibition staged by the Society to mark the centenary of the outbreak of World War 1.1 page or more86 
First World WarBessie Dora Bowhill, a wartime nurseAn account of the life of Bessie Dora Bowhill born Bunkle and Preston, Berwickshire who became, a nurse and worked in South Africa during the Boer War - her further experience during the First World War working with Dr Elsie Inglis in Serbia.2 pages or more85 
FirthMore Extracts from the Kelso Mail 1804Miscellaneous Extracts from the Kelso Mail 1804.1 page or more86 
FisabadNames of Soldiers and others who died in India mainly between 1930-36A list of names and their regiments, and where buried.1 page or more30 
FischeMiriam FishOne of the band of grave yard inscription recorders, she gives a interesting description of her youth.1 page or more31Miriam Fish 
FishMiriam FishOne of the band of grave yard inscription recorders, she gives a interesting description of her youth.1 page or more31Miriam Fish 
FisherArrangements for a Victorian weddingAn account of the arrangements made for the marriage in Galashiels of Andrews Stewart Fisher to Elizabeth Tait with details as on the arranging and the ceremony2 pages or more76Janet Nellis 
FishingRob of TrowsBorn at Birgham, Rob was a favorite with anglers of all classes, "peer and peasant alike". A boatman of great distinction on the Tweed.2 pages or more18Mrs M. E. Mason 
FishingRob of TrowsA very prince of a Tweed boatman. That was the description of Rob by Sir Robert Maxwell in his Book "The Story of the Tweed".2 pages or more19 
FishingThe Tweed to the Northern IslesSome information on a new publication entitled 'The Tweed to the Northern Isles' which traces the history of fishing along Scotland's east coast.1 page or more84 
FishwickRentons in the Hutton Old Parish RegisterList of persons with the surname Renton that appear in the Hutton Old Parish Register.2 pages or more13Norrie McLeish 
FitzAlansThe Origins of William WallaceNotes of the genealogy of William Wallace and suggested connections to the FitzAlans and Stewarts.1 page or more81Gregory Lauder-Frost 
FitzjamesThe Fairholme Memorial (Holy Trinity Churchyard, Melrose)An article on the memorial in Holy Trinity Churchyard, Melrose to James Walter Fairholme, RN who perished with the Franklin expedition of 1845 to discover the North West Passage and an account of the expedition itself.89John Wood 
FitzWalterA Family Church - St. Cuthbert's Scottish Episcopal Church, HawickSome notes on the history of St. Cuthbert's Scottish Episcopal Church, Hawick particularly the author's family connection. Principal names mentioned are Coltman, Ritson, Godfrey, FitzWalter, Dearden, Landles.3 pages or more75Anne Golden 
FitzWalterA Teri Forever- My Rich Border HeritageNostalgia about Hawick, and the revelation that some of her ancestors came from southern England, she has researched back to 500AD on her direct paternal line and from 1699 on other lines.3 pages or more66Anne Golden 
FitzWalterOld Books with Hawick ConnectionsA description of two old books about Hawick from the author's library. One is a library book that was never returned. Speculation about the culprit reveals many family relationships.2 pages or more74Anne Golden 
FitzwalterPleasant Sunday Afternoons and the Lad o' PairtsAn account of the activities of the Pleasant Sunday Afternoon Group formed in Hawick in 1932 with details of some of the theatrical performances which they staged.3 pages or more89Anne F Golden 
FitzWalterWho was Gordon Stewart of Hawick?Intriguing investigation into an adopted great uncle who died in World War I, and turned out to be a blood relative.3 pages or more65Anne Golden 
FlandersA forgotten village-Huguenot refugees at PolwarthThe story of the Huguenot refugees who landed at Berwick on Tweed and travelling inland alighted on this secluded spot to settle there, is known, perhaps only by their descendants.3 pages or more6Colin Wood 
FlemingGeorge Fleming M.A.Article on George Fleming MA, distinguished educationalist.1 page or more86Ian McGregor 
FlemingSir Ambrose Fleming - Father of Modern ElectronicsThe Borders connection of Sir Ambrose Fleming who designed the transmitter to enable the sending of the first message across the Atlantic and whose work paved the way for the invention of the modern light bulb and radio communication.1 page or more82Robin Croftin 
FlemingThe Muster-Roll of the Jedburgh Company of Volunteers of 1804List of men from Sergeants, Corporals, and Privates, it also gives you their trade at the time. Total of men 108.2 pages or more3Sandra Duncan 
FlemingThe Wild BunchHistory of the Tweedie clan. Includes line drawings of ruins of Tinnies and Drumelzier castles.4 pages or more24Norrie McLeish 
FlemingJames Fleming, father of Sir John Ambrose FlemingSome notes on James Fleming, born near Smailholm father of Sir John Ambrose Fleming who featured in issue 82.2 pages or more84Ian McGregor 
FlemingGreenlaw JailList of prisoners in Greenlaw Jail in the 1851 census.1 page or more35Carol Trotter 
Fleming's RegimentWays of Arguing in the Social SciencesThis article is an extended version of a talk given to the Society on 17th September 2000, and follows an earlier article in the "Scottish Genealogist" in 1997 on the theme of methods of approach for family history researchers. Uses Hoy ancestors for examples.3 pages or more46Charles Hoy 
FlemingtonAnderson Family LegendThree brothers shared their last sixpence at Kelso Fair and then parted company. How a lady searched for relatives.less than 1 page8Mrs. Steele 
FleshersThe Ancient Crafts of SelkirkThe history of crafts in Selkirk from 1113 with the building of the Border abbeys through to the Union of the Crowns.1 page or more32Jim Newlands 
FletcherThe Flowers of the Forest--Borderers who fell at FloddenThe Fletcher brothers from Selkirk and were they at Flodden? Probably.1 page or more29Andrew Cockburn 
FletcherMiriam FishOne of the band of grave yard inscription recorders, she gives a interesting description of her youth.1 page or more31Miriam Fish 
FlintlockJames Paris Lee 1831--1904 His Rifles reigned supremeBorn in Hawick, the very man who designed the Lee Enfield Rifle, emigrated to Canada, The Percussion Cap, a development by Rev Alexander Forsyth.2 pages or more3Donald Whyte 
FloddenThe Flowers of the ForestA detail of those known to have died at the Battle of Flodden 1513.3 pages or more83Gregory Lauder-Frost 
FloddenFlodden 500A note on events to commemorate the 500th. anniversary of the Battle.less than 1 page81 
FloddenThe Flowers of the ForestBorders who fell at Flodden A list of nobility who fell in the battle The rank and file fell with no records.2 pages or more26Andrew Cockburn 
FloddenThe Flowers of the Forest--Borderers who fell at FloddenThe Fletcher brothers from Selkirk and were they at Flodden? Probably.1 page or more29Andrew Cockburn 
FloddenHawick Through TimeA review of the book 'Hawick through Time' by Alistair Moffat.1 page or more85Enid Cruickshank 
FloddenFlowers of the Forest: Borderers who fell at FloddenNames of the Borderers who died at the battle of Flodden, 1514.2 pages or more26Andrew Cockburn 
FloddenMennims of NorhamThe history of Norham, its castle, and how it got its name.3 pages or more25A.M.Mennim 
FloddenFlodden 1513 EcomuseumAn update on archaeological digs and other activities and research relative to the Battle of Flodden.1 page or more85Becki Cooper 
FloddenA History of the BrydonsFor some hundreds of years there has been Brydons in the Borders. From Gilston, Broadmeadows, and overseas.2 pages or more7Mrs Joan Scott Stewart 
FloddenThe Kirk Yetholm GypsiesIf you are connected to Yetholm, this is a must for you, it covers the gypsies from Persia right through to being settled in Kirk Yetholm. It is in two parts: issue 31 and 32.4 pages or more31A. V. Tokley 
FloddenThe Walter Mason PapersThe Walter Mason Papers. This is a brief description of the collection held by the museum services of Scottish Borders Council.1 page or more19Walter Elliot 
FloddenFlowers of the Forest: Borderers who fell at FloddenNames of the Borderers who died at the battle of Flodden, 1514.2 pages or more26Andrew Cockburn 
FloorsThe Kers of Cessford CastleA history of the Kers of Cessford Castle.3 pages or more86Norrie McLeish 
Floors CastleFloors Castle HospitalNote on inventory lists and photographs which have come to light dating from the Second World War and an appeal for more information.less than 1 page79 
FogoYorkie, the Gentle ShepherdNote about a tramp, known as Yorkie, as well as his picture on the cover.less than 1 page52Carol Trotter 
ForbesThe Descendents of James Borrowman (1744-1813)The history of the name Borrowman from Edinburgh down to Peebles and beyond, with a pedigree chart.2 pages or more17Philip r Borrowman 
FordyceMemories of AytonMrs Patricia Payne was so interested in the articles on 'The Ayton Bard' that she felt the need to record some of her memories of Ayton before all was forgotten.less than 1 page18Patricia Payne 
ForfarA Six Year Family History InvestigationAbsorbing account of James Drummond, botanist, born at Hawthornden (near Lasswade), and Thomas Drummond (also a botanist).5 pages or more23Andrew Brown 
ForrestScots in AntiguaNote about St John's Cathedral, Antigua where the author found an splendid marble memorial for Robert Peddie, surgeon, native of Kelso.1 page or more61Diana Pirrie 
ForsythJames Paris Lee 1831--1904 His Rifles reigned supremeBorn in Hawick, the very man who designed the Lee Enfield Rifle, emigrated to Canada, The Percussion Cap, a development by Rev Alexander Forsyth.2 pages or more3Donald Whyte 
ForsythBorderers in the Victorian Marriage Registers (1853-1895)This is a list of marriages in issues 16,17 and 18. It is a list of Border counties as their place of birth, when the married in Victoria, Australia between 1853 and 1895.5 pages or more16Barbara Turner 
ForsytheEscape from DingletonSome of the inmates of Dingleton Asylum, Melrose tried to escape. A few entries from the Register of escapes are listed here.3 pages or more74Peter Munro 
FortuneRobert FortuneAn account of the life of Robert Fortune born at Edrom who became a renowned botanist and undertook several journeys (often proving quite perilous ) to China and the Far East - Many plants are named after him and he can probably lay claim to be the founder of the tea industry in India having smuggled plants out of China to help establish this. Buried at Brompton Cemetery, London where a memorial to him has recently been restored.3 pages or more80Ronald Morrison 
FortuneA Fortunate Experience at ColdinghamDiscovering a family grave in the churchyard at Coldingham Priory.1 page or more89Ian Blackie 
FortuneNew Society Publication EdromAn account of the publication by the Society of the Edrom Monumental Inscriptions etc. also some background on the parish and persons associated.2 pages or more91 
FortuneGrantshouse and the Turner familyHistory of the family from around 1840. Continued from issue 27.1 page or more28James Burns 
FortuneDuns Auxiliary UnitFurther information on the Duns Auxiliary Unit.1 page or more88 
FosterThe Early Kyles of Castleton, ScotlandThe researching of the Kyles and their history right through from the 1745 rebellion to living in Kelso in the 21st Century.2 pages or more39John Murray and Gavid Irvine 
Foul FordA grave look at the BordersThis must be one of the great stories ever to be printed in our magazine - it is the story of grave snatchers, and how one brave chap got his just reward.4 pages or more21Ian Abernethy 
FouldenA walk around Foulden in the thirties and fortiesThe following article was written by Jean Greenland for her granddaughters. She lived in the Manse at Foulden and traveled mostly on foot to all the surrounding area with her parents. Very good.2 pages or more32Mrs. Jean Greenland 
FouldenSmallholdings at Foulden, Mordington and LambertonA summary of Brian Patten’s talk on 17th March 2002.3 pages or more49Brian Patten 
FouldenFarms And Smallholdings at Foulden - 1920-21Transcription of Valuation Rolls for Foulden1 page or more50Brian Patten 
FouldonRobert Lauder of that IlkThis is the story of the background and demise of Robert Lauder of that ilk (d.1598), one of the last to be recorded with that appellation.3 pages or more29G.M.S. Lauder-Frost 
FoulisThe Ainslies--Some notesThe name Ainslie, from 1066 onwards, a full and detailed family history.1 page or more8Violet Jardine 
FoulshielsLetters of the Andersons of SelkirkGrateful acknowledgement to Tim Anderson of a transcript of letters of the Andersons of Selkirk, soldiers, surgeons and explorers (1804-1820) with particular reference to Mungo Park and his trip to Africa.1 page or more91 
FountainhallWilliam Dick (1849 - 1932)Account of William Dick, a blacksmith in Fountainhall and his family4 pages or more63Margaret Dick 
FountainhallFountainhall Smiddy 1793-1945Account of the Hislop / Dick family who worked in the smiddy (blacksmith's shop) for five generations.2 pages or more57Margaret Dick 
FowlisThe Descendents of James Borrowman (1744-1813)The history of the name Borrowman from Edinburgh down to Peebles and beyond, with a pedigree chart.2 pages or more17Philip r Borrowman 
FrainRob of TrowsBorn at Birgham, Rob was a favorite with anglers of all classes, "peer and peasant alike". A boatman of great distinction on the Tweed.2 pages or more18Mrs M. E. Mason 
FrameA Case for the CommissaryThe amount of information found on any particular family is a matter of luck but time spent will be rewarding.4 pages or more33Rosemary Bigwood 
FranceMiscellaneous Intimations in Hawick Advertiser - Births 1854-1900Previous compilations of intimations have related to events in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the USA. These relate to births in other locations, of people originally from Hawick and surrounding area.3 pages or more58Marjorie Gavin 
FranklinNorth West passage-the Melrose connectionIt is 150 years since the explorer, Sir John Franklin, vanished. This is the tale of a Melrose man who was with him on the long journey to find the North West Passage.1 page or more21 
FranklinThe Fairholme Memorial (Holy Trinity Churchyard, Melrose)An article on the memorial in Holy Trinity Churchyard, Melrose to James Walter Fairholme, RN who perished with the Franklin expedition of 1845 to discover the North West Passage and an account of the expedition itself.89John Wood 
FraserSchool roll of the Hawick Academy 1857-1864Hawick Academy opened in 1857 with James A. H. Murray as its Headmaster. A list of pupils who went to the school from these dates.2 pages or more6Peter Ruthven-Murray 
FraserBorders family originsBorder family origins, surname derivations, and various aspects of family history .1 page or more33Michael Robson 
FraserThe Wild BunchHistory of the Tweedie clan. Includes line drawings of ruins of Tinnies and Drumelzier castles.4 pages or more24Norrie McLeish 
Frater The men who marched awayIf you have heard Gavin speak, you will know how he has devoted his all spare time to this subject this is the K.O.S.B. part in Gallipoli, another Flodden. Men missing: Gala 54, Hawick 52, Jedburgh 18, and so on.3 pages or more9Gavin Richardson 
FrazerPeebles Combination PoorhouseA brief history of poorhouses in general and Peebles Poorhouse in particular. It includes some information about staff and inmates in the late 19th century.5 pages or more74Janis Miller 
FreemasonryThe DicksonsNotes on various Dicksons.1 page or more24Audrey Mitchell 
French RevolutionPierre Merlet and the Humes of BroomhouseAn account of the author's researches to prove that Helen Home of Broomhouse was responsible for the smuggling out of France during the French Revolution of the infant Pierre Merlet who later became a distinguished linguist.6 pages or more90David Wesley 
FriarPeebles Combination PoorhouseA brief history of poorhouses in general and Peebles Poorhouse in particular. It includes some information about staff and inmates in the late 19th century.5 pages or more74Janis Miller 
Friendly SocietiesAspects of Borders Life in the early 1840sPart 2 of a talk given to the Society on 19th September 1999. Discusses wages of artisans, workers’ household budget, unemployment, poor relief, and medical assistance. Continued from issue 44, and in issue 46.6 pages or more45Peter Munro 
FriskenFrisken GenealogyNotes on a genealogy report submitted by a member, Edward Frisken.less than 1 page88 
FruidKnow Your Parish - TweedsmuirHstory of the parish of Tweedsmuir, and notable people. Drawing of Polmood in ruins.2 pages or more23Jean Moffatt 
FullarThe Ayton BardThis is in issues 16 and 17. Robert Mennon was a well known Borders bard and contributed to many Scottish weeklies.5 pages or more16A. Michael Mennim 
FullarThe Ayton Bard Robert Mennon 1797-1885This is a two part article abridged from the book of the title written by A. Michael Mennim. A copy of the complete book together with maps, photgraphs and poems is in Scottish Borders Council Library Headquartors with a family tree.4 pages or more15Michael Mennon 
funeral arrangementsJohn Lee, Shoemaker in KelsoSome details of the funeral of John Lee, shoemaker in Kelso 1802. Details of funeral arrangements and surnames of those attending the funeral2 pages or more75Elma Fleming 
FurnessThe Rutherford LettersThese letters come from a collection written by Rutherfords, in Ancrum to their folks in Canada. 4 are from 1852, and one from1928. Many names of Ancrum and nearby people mentioned.3 pages or more44Ann F Rutherford, Robert Turnbull, George Hay 
GainslawAnother Borderer at BalaclavaComment about James Hunter, one of the participants in the Heavy Brigade who had the task of breaking through Russian lines at Balaclava, in respect of the talk given by Will Murray and Trevor Swan entitled a “Coldstream lad at the Charge” in issue No.58.1 page or more60Colin Miller 
GalahillTales of a Borderman A continuation (from Vol 80) of Andrew Haddon's recollections and tales handed down.4 pages or more84Enid Cruickshank 
GalashielsNew Premises - 52 Overhaugh StreetAn announcement of the opening of the Society's new premises.less than 1 page82 
GalashielsPringlesA letter regarding the Pringles of Overhaugh Street, Galashiels and a Captain George Sharp Pringle, with response and follow-up.2 pages or more87Alexander Watson/ Liz McGregor 
GalashielsBand of BrothersAn account of the First World War experiences of the Murdoch family, originally from Perthshire but who settled in Galashiels, their deaths and tragedies and the effect of the families back home.3 pages or more88Trevor Stewart 
GalashielsOne of the many Brown FamiliesA family tree of Browns in Galashiels, Selkirk areas.1 page or more26I.M. Brown 
GalashielsCoulter's CandySome investigation into the life and background of Robert Coltart, confectionery manufacturer who probably compiled the song 'Coulter's Candy', his connections with Galashiels and the history of the song.3 pages or more86Ronald Morrison 
GalashielsGalashiels through TimeA review of the book 'Galashiels through Time' published by Amberley Press.1 page or more91 
GalashielsCharles Lapworth and the Borders connectionAn account of the life of Charles Lapworth, the renowned geologist who although born in Berkshire became a schoolmaster in Galashiels where he married and had a family. He carried out much of his early work on the rocks in the Galashiels area before moving to St Andrews and subsequently obtaining a professorship of Geology at Birmingham University.3 pages or more83Enid Cruickshank 
GalashielsKnow Your Parish - LadhopeDescription of Ladhope (now Galashiels) and historical notes. Includes a drawing of Ladhope Parish Church.1 page or more20 
GalashielsThe Cairncross family - an example of a 16th-17th century family of feuarsThis is the text of the authors' talk to the Society on 18th September 2005 titled 'Cairncross, a Border Family'. Outline of a typical noted old family in the Lauderdale/Melrose/Galashiels district, with descriptions of some of the local areas and ownership.12 pages or more59Gregory Lauder-Frost 
GalashielsThe Walter Mason PapersThe Walter Mason Papers. This is a brief description of the collection held by the museum services of Scottish Borders Council.1 page or more19Walter Elliot 
GalashielsMy NamesakeAbout the Telford family from the Hawick area. He moved around from Langlee, Ancrum. They were buried in Melrose.less than 1 page3Helen (Telford) Reichenbach 
GalashielsParochial Return of the Parish of GalashielsThis is a transcript of a list of Galashiels men willing to serve their country during the Napoleonic times as pioneers, guides, and providing horses, carts, and drivers. This information was obtained from a document lent by Murray Dickson of the Old Gala Club.1 page or more47 
GalashielsPremises ReportReport on proposed works to the Society's new premises in Overhaugh Street Galashiels.2 pages or more83Bill Stewart 
GalashielsThe Power of the Family History CommunityAn account of a successful attempt to return war medals belonging to an Andrew Colville born in Galashiels to his family (now in New Zealand).2 pages or more90 
GalashielsGalashiels and some of its familiesTalk given to the society by Mr. Ian Miller, President of the Old Gala Club. Gala indeed goes back along way perhaps even to 7000 B.C. It covers the history up to the 19th Century.3 pages or more31Ian Miller 
GalashielsBaillie John Smail of GalashielsBaillie Smail, born at Clovenfords, was First Baillie in 1867, and was renowned for severe punishment . He died of chronic alcoholism.1 page or more36 
GalashielsNew PremisesAn account of the opening of the Society's new premises at 52 Overhaugh Street, Galashiels.2 pages or more86 
GalashielsCoercion or Consensus? The Government of a Border Burgh in the Sixteenth centuryThe burgh of Selkirk, their trades, who controlled them. The baillies sergents and how they came into being. Continued from issue 25.4 pages or more26Peter Symms 
GalashielsTracing Your Family Tree May Not Always Be PleasantAccount of research into one specific family. Very detailed - a lot of research.3 pages or more42Margaret C. Lawson 
GalashielsNew Collections at the Heritage HubCounty council records, diaries & estate papers were identified amongst the backlog of un-catalogued material at the Scottish Borders Archive.4 pages or more69Juline Baird 
GalashielsTranscribing the StonesNotes on the publication of the monumental inscriptions at Heatheryett, Galashiels with some notes on the history of Galashiels Parish and the first Church at Lindean burial place of the second wife of John Knox.2 pages or more84 
GalashielsRev. Robert Douglas, 1747-1820 The father of GalashielsThe Rev. Robert Douglas, minister of Galashiels, 1747-1820, was a man of great ability and served his parishioners so well he was called "The Father of Galashiels".2 pages or more37Donald Whyte 
GalashielsNewspapers published in the BordersBorder newspapers published in the Borders, 65 in total.2 pages or more5Peter Elliot 
GalashielsAlexander Turnbull and his FamilyIf you have any Turnbulls in your family and you think that you came from the Borders, this is a must for you. Turnbulls from Galashiels, Selkirk, and Hawick.5 pages or more25Jane Gibson 
GalashielsTorwoodlee TowerSome history of Torwoodlee Tower, Galashiels and proposals to restore and renovate.1 page or more88James Pringle 
Galashiels War MemorialWWI CommemorationSome notes on the 100th Anniversary of the outbreak of World War 1, the Galashiels War Memorial, the sculptor Thomas J Clapperton, Field Marshall Haig, Bemersyde, the Cochrane family and those from Galashiels who lost their lives.1 page or more85 
GalbraithOld Books with Hawick ConnectionsA description of two old books about Hawick from the author's library. One is a library book that was never returned. Speculation about the culprit reveals many family relationships.2 pages or more74Anne Golden 
GalbraithFrom Coldstream to CanadaThe Galbraith history from Coldstream to Toronto University. A comprehensive account of the Galbraiths.3 pages or more26James Burns 
GalbraithBorn in the BordersA list of names that have been extraced from the Death Index (1855-6) of Victoria, Australia. Also, where to obtain copies of death certificates.1 page or more21Barbara E. Turner 
Gallipoli The men who marched awayIf you have heard Gavin speak, you will know how he has devoted his all spare time to this subject this is the K.O.S.B. part in Gallipoli, another Flodden. Men missing: Gala 54, Hawick 52, Jedburgh 18, and so on.3 pages or more9Gavin Richardson 
GallipoliAfter GallipoliAfter Gallipoli was written as a sequel to "For King and Country" and the Scottish Borderers and continues the story of the 1/4 th (Border) Battalion the Kings Own Scottish Borderers.3 pages or more21Gavin Richardson 
GallipoliGallipoli and Hill 70 LoosSome notes on an exhibition on Gallipoli staged by the Society with background; also notes on the centenary of the Battle of Loos and service of commemoration at Edrom Church2 pages or more89 
GallipoliK.O.S.B. MemoriesThis is a look at the talk given by Gavin Richardson, who must be the best informed on the first world war and Gallipoli.2 pages or more25Gavin Richardson 
GallowayStoddartMargaret Stoddart, born 1831, and her very interesting history. From stot-herd,one who tended cattle 1376. Earliest mention in Douglas Barony of Buittle.2 pages or more38Audrey Mitchell 
Galloway LevellersThe Lowland ClearancesTalk given on 19 November 2006, about the Lowland Clearances which preceded the much more infamous Highland Clearances.7 pages or more66Peter Aitchison & Andrew Cassell 
GameGranny's Bawbees and other coins (part 2)The writer traces the history of coinage in Scotland and talks of shop cheques or tokens particularly instancing Co-operative stores and also mentioning J.A. Game's tea shop in Hawick.3 pages or more78Peter Munro 
GardenersFrom Kelso to KalamazooAn account of the life of George 'Celery' Taylor' born in Kelso in 1803 gardener who emigrated to Kalamazoo, Michigan and is noted for introducing celery into the United States. Kept a detailed diary which also records his experiences on his return visits to Scotland in 1871 and 1874.78Margaret Jeary 
GardeningThe Famous and Infamous of the Jeffrey FamilyAbsorbing biography of James Jeffrey, son of James Jeffrey and Elizabeth Sinton, and his career as a famous gardener.3 pages or more46George Martin 
GardinerWorking on the RailroadRailroad incidents recorded during the construction of the Galashiels section of the Waverley line 1884-452 pages or more30M. L.. Lawson 
GarlandA forgotten village-Huguenot refugees at PolwarthThe story of the Huguenot refugees who landed at Berwick on Tweed and travelling inland alighted on this secluded spot to settle there, is known, perhaps only by their descendants.3 pages or more6Colin Wood 
GarvaldKnow your parish LongformacusThe history, and how Longformacus got its name. Its population and parish records.1 page or more21 
GattonsideWill of Gibbie Hatley of Gattonside 1547Details of an interesting legacy to the Edinburgh Hangman.less than 1 page74 
GattonsideMy dig into the PastHow a birthday party of Melrose Bridge led to a very interesting tale of one man's family search.2 pages or more33Mr Turner 
GattonsideThe Boston Family of GattonsideA tale of hand loom weavers from Gattonside who decided to visit a sister in Canada. How they eventually decided to emigrate over to Canada and they walked from New York to Upper Canada. Most of the family are buried in Melrose Church Yard.2 pages or more39M.C.Lawson 
GattonsideMelrose: Past and PresentA story of Melrose from 3000 years B.C. to the Greenyards in 1992.2 pages or more22Mr. T Little 
Gavin HamiltonSome epitaphs written by Robert BurnsEpitaphs written by Robert Burns on Gavin Hamilton, his own father, Willie Mitchie and Robert Fergusson, poet.1 page or more76 
GeddesPeeblesshire Families and ClansThe history of a few Peeblesshire families, Tweedies, Naesmiths, Gledstanes, Veitches, and others. Some very interesting stories come from this chapter.3 pages or more33Malcolm Archibald 
GeeDrumlanrig School - 'The Ragged School'Engaging account of the 150 year history of Drumlanrig School, originally the 'Ragged School' serving an area known as the West End of Hawick.10 pages or more60Marjorie A. Gavin 
GefleTotties in SwedenNote about Thomas Tottie, from Jedburgh, born in 1664, a tobacco manufacturer, extracted from Th. A. Fischer’s The Scots in Sweden (Edinburgh, 1907).less than 1 page60 
General Register HouseWills and TestamentsScots law on wills and testaments-the difference. With a good description on how and where to find information on the subject.3 pages or more22James Galbraith 
GeologyCharles Lapworth and the Borders connectionAn account of the life of Charles Lapworth, the renowned geologist who although born in Berkshire became a schoolmaster in Galashiels where he married and had a family. He carried out much of his early work on the rocks in the Galashiels area before moving to St Andrews and subsequently obtaining a professorship of Geology at Birmingham University.3 pages or more83Enid Cruickshank 
George BellReminiscences of Childhood by a Matron of 78Narrative written by the author's great grandfather's sister about their emigration from Scotland to New York in 1829. Continued in issue 42.5 pages or more41Jim Wilson 
George ParisJames Paris Lee 1831--1904 His Rifles reigned supremeBorn in Hawick, the very man who designed the Lee Enfield Rifle, emigrated to Canada, The Percussion Cap, a development by Rev Alexander Forsyth.2 pages or more3Donald Whyte 
George TaylorFrom Kelso to KalamazooAn account of the life of George 'Celery' Taylor' born in Kelso in 1803 gardener who emigrated to Kalamazoo, Michigan and is noted for introducing celery into the United States. Kept a detailed diary which also records his experiences on his return visits to Scotland in 1871 and 1874.78Margaret Jeary 
GibbDr George Henderson of Chirnside (1800 - 1864)Second and final part of the account of Dr Henderson's family (the remaining 11 children born from 1841 to 1863 !) with a very early plea for the eight-hour day and some interesting poetry.8 pages or more63Bill Henderson 
GibbThe Way We WereBerwickshire farm servants wages from 1751 and how the farm hand had to make the hovel of a house more habitable. It was not the good old days, it was slavery.1 page or more15Colin Wood 
GibsonSoup Kitchen at Dunse 1832An account of the outbreak of cholera in 1832 and minutes of the Dunse Committee of Health setting up soup kitchens with names of those to whom vouchers were issued.3 pages or more87Ronald Morrison 
GibsonThe Way We WereBerwickshire farm servants wages from 1751 and how the farm hand had to make the hovel of a house more habitable. It was not the good old days, it was slavery.1 page or more15Colin Wood 
GibsonLaidlawstiel, ClovenfordsThis is history bought to life with Walter Scott, William Wordsworth and Prime Minister Gladstone. For anyone interested in Clovenfords you must read this.2 pages or more37Margaret Lawson 
GibsonEarly DaysExcerpts from the account of early years of her marrige written by Mrs Minerve Gibson from Calgary, Alberta, in 1980 at the age of 107.3 pages or more19Jane Gibson 
GillAustralian Deaths Recorded in the Hawick Advertiser 1854-1873A list of people from Hawick who died in or on the way to Australia. Very comprehensive.3 pages or more36Marjory Gavin 
GilliesCousin Fred from HawickProblems tracing the history of a Dickson family who had lived in the Lauder area from the 17th century,3 pages or more65Jim Dickson 
GilroyA family of TanishGeorge Tanish who married Catherine Gilroy from Selkirk and their decendants.4 pages or more4P. Tanish- Hardie 
GladstainFamily History in "The Gladstaines Bible"This is the very old history of the Gladstains in the Hawick area in and around 1645 through to 1850 . Few families can go back that far with as much confidence in the manuscript as this one.3 pages or more27Michael Robson 
GladstanesPeeblesshire Families and ClansThe history of a few Peeblesshire families, Tweedies, Naesmiths, Gledstanes, Veitches, and others. Some very interesting stories come from this chapter.3 pages or more33Malcolm Archibald 
GladstoneFemale Suffrage by "Titwillow"This article was first published in a family magazine produced and edited by his grandfather Robert Hogg who farmed at Fireburnmill Coldstream.4 pages or more38John C. Gill 
GladstoneEarly Notices of the GladstonesA detailed article on the early history of the Gladstone family.5 pages or more89Gregory Lauder-Frost 
GladstoneBorderers in the Victorian Marriage Registers (1853-1895)This is a list of marriages in issues 16,17 and 18. It is a list of Border counties as their place of birth, when the married in Victoria, Australia between 1853 and 1895.5 pages or more16Barbara Turner 
GladstoneThe Gladstones-A studyThis is a brief outline of the Gladstone family here in the Borders and as far away as Edinburgh, and Norwich.3 pages or more35G.M.S. Lauder-frost 
GladstoneMore GladstonesMore history of the Gladstones covers a family from Kirk Yetholm and their emigration to Australia and New Zealand. It lists many decendants from this family.1 page or more37Warren A. Spence 
GladstoneA Border Tragedy - Hawick 900 Court of Record and Civil RecordsAn article on cases of Breach of Promise.5 pages or more86Norrie McLeish 
GlasgowAn Opaque GlassAbout William Glass (or Glasgow), who had become the first governor of the South Atlantic Island of Tristan da Cunha, honoured by the Friends of Kelso Museum in 1996.2 pages or more60Audrey Mitchell 
GlassGovernor GlassSome notes on William Glass, born in Kelso who went on to establish the colony of Tristan da Cunha in the South Atlantic and to become its first Governor.1 page or more75Ronald Morrison 
GlassAn Opaque GlassAbout William Glass (or Glasgow), who had become the first governor of the South Atlantic Island of Tristan da Cunha, honoured by the Friends of Kelso Museum in 1996.2 pages or more60Audrey Mitchell 
GledstaneEarly Notices of the GladstonesA detailed article on the early history of the Gladstone family.5 pages or more89Gregory Lauder-Frost 
Glen Gatekeeper HouseThe Gatekeeper House, The Glen InnerleithenAn account of the genealogy of the Hume family who resided at The Gatekeeper House, The Glen Innerleithen.1 page or more79 
Glen HouseGlen House, InnerleithenAn account of the recording an indexing estate records by Society members and a short history on the house.1 page or more81 
GlendinningEscape from DingletonSome of the inmates of Dingleton Asylum, Melrose tried to escape. A few entries from the Register of escapes are listed here.3 pages or more74Peter Munro 
GlendinningAn Unexpected HomecomingAn Englishman migrates to the Borders when Riddell House changes hands. He marries a local lass with links to Innerleithen.2 pages or more71David Rudram 
GlendinningMaxwellheugh Cottage - the biography of a houseA review of the families who had inhabited a house on the outskirts of Kelso.8 pages or more73Isobel Gordon 
GlenmayneAn Elephantine trip to St Mary's LochGeorge Reavly in his history of Galashiels notes that fifty years ago not a gig could be got to hire. One of the largest trips that ever left Galashiels propelled by horse power. On the trip to St Marys Loch.2 pages or more22K. MsRae 
GlentressInnerleithen Poll Tax Roll, 1694An Innerleithen Poll Tax Roll, 1694; transcribed by John Ballantyne. Lots of people, their occupations, the rent values of their lands, and poll taxes due. A very useful and interesting document.7 pages or more43John Ballantyne 
GodfreyA Family Church - St. Cuthbert's Scottish Episcopal Church, HawickSome notes on the history of St. Cuthbert's Scottish Episcopal Church, Hawick particularly the author's family connection. Principal names mentioned are Coltman, Ritson, Godfrey, FitzWalter, Dearden, Landles.3 pages or more75Anne Golden 
Godson & LumgairSt Mary's MillFrom the start of the Mill in 1894 through good and bad times . How the mill was used through both world wars.3 pages or more36Jane Gibson 
gold miningFollowing in the Footsteps of Robert Redpath.The story of one man's journey to mine gold in Australia. There is reference to two diaries kept by other men on the voyage from Glasgow to Townsville, Queensland.3 pages or more69Irene J Redpath 
Golden RetrieverFrom Yellow to Golden, the stately history of the Golden Retriever'An account po the history of the Golden Retriever and its Borders connection.less than 1 page88 
Golden RetrieverThe Yellow RetrieverNote on a book on the dog, the Yellow Retriever, a breed of dog known today as The Golden Retriever.less than 1 page82 
GoodfellowThe Turnbulls of Minto Cleuchead, Burnfoot and East MiddleFrom Hawick to Australia Extracts from a book of more than three hundred pages .3 pages or more26Mrs. Robyn Crossle 
GoodwinDrumlanrig School - 'The Ragged School'Engaging account of the 150 year history of Drumlanrig School, originally the 'Ragged School' serving an area known as the West End of Hawick.10 pages or more60Marjorie A. Gavin 
GordonMaxwellheugh Cottage - the biography of a houseA review of the families who had inhabited a house on the outskirts of Kelso.8 pages or more73Isobel Gordon 
GordonMore Extracts from the Kelso Mail 1804Some birth extracts from the Kelso Mail in 1804.1 page or more85 
GordonThe battle of Otterburn 600th AnniversaryThe history of the battle of Otterburn and the families that took part, also, Walter Scott's version is different to that of the English version in The Chevy chase.2 pages or more8Violet Jardine 
GordonA Cockburn Family in Berwickshire and Its Descendants - The BookThe author's Cockburn family history - mostly recent.3 pages or more24Andrew Cockburn 
GordonSoup Kitchen at Dunse 1832An account of the outbreak of cholera in 1832 and minutes of the Dunse Committee of Health setting up soup kitchens with names of those to whom vouchers were issued.3 pages or more87Ronald Morrison 
GordonJethart JockA follow up to article in magazine no 86 regarding the identity of Jethart Jock.1 page or more91 
GospatrickEcclesiastical Education in Berwickshire What the records have to tellEcclesiastical education of Berwickshire and where to find useful information2 pages or more38Dr Charles Hoy 
GowPolice and Criminal RecordsAn account of the indexing of the Selkirk Criminal Register 1897 to 1918 and what to expect to find.3 pages or more86Elma Fleming 
GraemeThe battle of Otterburn 600th AnniversaryThe history of the battle of Otterburn and the families that took part, also, Walter Scott's version is different to that of the English version in The Chevy chase.2 pages or more8Violet Jardine 
GrahamThe Homes of Paxton HouseA fascinating piece of Borders family history came to light when a 200 year-old Berwickshire mansion was gifted to the nation. Along with the history of the family of Home's. Love is a wondrous thing !2 pages or more11Violet Jardine 
Grammar SchoolRestoration of Gravestone at Peebles - James SloaneAn account of the restoration of a gravestone in the churchyard at Peebles of James Sloane who was rector of Peebles Grammar School between 1802 and 1843. Also extracts on James Sloane from a book 'Glimpses of Peebles and Forgotten Characters in its History' by Alexander Williamson published in 1895.2 pages or more84 
GrantGrantshouse and the Turner familyThe history of Grantshouse and one of its sons, James Turner. Continued in issue 28.3 pages or more27James Burns 
GrantAustralian Deaths Recorded in the Hawick Advertiser 1854-1873A list of people from Hawick who died in or on the way to Australia. Very comprehensive.3 pages or more36Marjory Gavin 
GrantAn ill-matched coupleAn account from a solicitor's file of a domestic dispute between a husband and wife over assets.3 pages or more87Ralph Maltman 
GrantMelrose to Melbourne - The Story of one Wallace familyInteresting account of the author's Wallace research, ancestral emigration from Melrose to Sydney, Australia, farming, and the army. Two interesting photographs, too.3 pages or more67Richard Balsillie 
GrantWorld War 1 ExhibitionAn account of an exhibition staged by the Society to mark the centenary of the outbreak of World War 1.1 page or more86 
GrantshouseRenton School GrantshouseSome notes on the book 'Renton School Grantshouse' by Jim Crosbie and Margaret Fleming.less than 1 page89 
GrantshouseGrantshouse and the Turner familyHistory of the family from around 1840. Continued from issue 27.1 page or more28James Burns 
Gravestone InscriptionsStow Monumental InscriptionsSome information on the forthcoming publication of Stow Monumental Inscriptions with reference to various documents pertaining to Stow in the National Archives of Scotland with some interesting extracts.2 pages or more83Elma Fleming 
Gravestone InscriptionsTranscribing the StonesNotes on the publication of the monumental inscriptions at Heatheryett, Galashiels with some notes on the history of Galashiels Parish and the first Church at Lindean burial place of the second wife of John Knox.2 pages or more84 
Gravestone InscriptionsCD Review - Bowden Monumental InscriptionsReview of the content of this publication, and suggestions of other useful publications.1 page or more67Norrie McLeish 
GravestonesRecording Monumental InscriptionsHow to record inscriptions on gravestones. Method used by Highland Family History Society to compile inscriprions for genealogical reference.4 pages or more54John Durham 
GraySoup Kitchen at Dunse 1832An account of the outbreak of cholera in 1832 and minutes of the Dunse Committee of Health setting up soup kitchens with names of those to whom vouchers were issued.3 pages or more87Ronald Morrison 
GrayThe Case of Agnes GrayTaken from the Session Minutes of Melrose Parish Registers (1723-1741). A sad tale of a young girl who was cited to present herself before the Kirk Session.1 page or more19 
GrayMore Extracts from the Kelso Mail 1804Some birth extracts from the Kelso Mail in 1804.1 page or more85 
GrayBorderers in the Victorian Marriage Registers (1853-1895)This is a list of marriages in issues 16,17 and 18. It is a list of Border counties as their place of birth, when the married in Victoria, Australia between 1853 and 1895.5 pages or more16Barbara Turner 
Gray'Fair' SuspendedAn account of how the writer discovered there generations his ancestors of the name Fair in the Churchyard at Ayton.1 page or more84Bill Stewart 
GreenheadCoercion or Consensus? The Government of a Border Burgh in the Sixteenth centuryThe burgh of Selkirk, their trades, who controlled them. The baillies sergents and how they came into being. Continued from issue 25.4 pages or more26Peter Symms 
GreenlawThe poor, crime and punishment,and the power of the Kirk in the Borders, 17th & 18th CenturiesWhen paupers died, the contents of their houses were sold by public roup. This is an account of one sale and the strength of the Kirk.2 pages or more31M. C. Lawson 
GreenlawPoor Relief in the 1840sA review of the operation of the poor relief in the early 19th century. It includes the size of the allowances paid and an estimate of the cost of living at the time.4 pages or more71Peter Munro 
GreenlawGreenlaw JailList of prisoners in Greenlaw Jail in the 1851 census.1 page or more35Carol Trotter 
GreenlawGreenlaw - an Ancient County TownSome notes on the book 'Greenlaw - an Ancient County Town' by James Denham.less than 1 page89 
GreenlawDeath in the Borders: 19th Century Border Murder CasesThis is the review of a book by Norrie McLeish, Border Murder Cases with a great deal of research that has gone into this volume. Gypsies, Landlords, and farm workers.2 pages or more30Norrie McLeish .(Review by Hugh K. Mackay) 
GreenockAccidents and Disasters in Scotland in the 19th CenturyA list of major disasters in Scotland from 1801 to 1849.1 page or more29William P Cross 
GreigFame/Infamy/Riches - a history of the Greig familyAbout the Greigs of Manchester and Oldham, originally from Ayton and Earlston.4 pages or more62Jim Greig 
GreigWorking on the RailroadRailroad incidents recorded during the construction of the Galashiels section of the Waverley line 1884-452 pages or more30M. L.. Lawson 
GretnaAnderson Family LegendThree brothers shared their last sixpence at Kelso Fair and then parted company. How a lady searched for relatives.less than 1 page8Mrs. Steele 
GretnaBorder Marriges Boon for "Priests" and Bane for SearchersThe rise and fall of the "Irregular Marriages" From Gretna to Lamberton.4 pages or more30Northumberland and Durham History Soc. 
Gretna GreenBorder Marriage RecordsThe history of Irregular Marriages up and down the country.2 pages or more34Donald Whyte 
GrieveForgotten BorderersJames Grieve and his interesting contribution to the lowly apple.1 page or more28Jean M. Smith 
GrieveWhy couldn’t he have been called Ebenezer ?Article examining which John Little is the author's ancestor.4 pages or more42Jessie Hislop 
GrieveA Young Hawick Entertainer - Charles StaintonThe life of Charles Stainton who first appears in the Hawick Criminal Records aged 9 in 1903 but who went on to become a music hall artist with the Sutcliffe Troupe.3 pages or more87Elma Fleming 
GrieveMore Canadian Intimations in the 'Hawick Advertiser'Deaths (1869-1900) extracted from the "Hawick Advertiser" of people connected to the Borders, and other places in southern Scotland. Continued from issue 40.8 pages or more46Marjory Gavin 
GrieveFrom Hawick to Kirkpatrick-Durham by way of MoscowNotes of Grieves of Kirkpatrick-Durham in Kirkcudbrightshire, who were descendants of Walter Grieve of Branxholm Park, most of whom were farmers, but also included two eminent doctors who were physicians to the Russian court in the 18th century.2 pages or more57Linda M Chapman 
GrieveGrieve FamiliesNotes on Grieve families in the Borders, Edinburgh, Glasgow America, and Canada6 pages or more56Kathleen Stewart 
GrieveMore Extracts from the Kelso Mail 1804Miscellaneous Extracts from the Kelso Mail 1804.1 page or more86 
GrinlawGreat Grandfather's ClockAn account by the author of a clock belonging to his great grandfather which he came upon when holidaying in Australia.1 page or more91Bill Stewart 
GroatGranny's Bawbees and other CoinsAn account of the currency of Scotland from Roman times to 1603 explaining coins such as ryals, dollars, merks, groats, bawbees, bodles and turners.6 pages or more77Peter Munro 
GrueldykesJohn Duns ScotusA mention of events to commemorate the 750th anniversary of the birth of John Duns Scotus, genealogy research and the seeking of a possible DNA connection.1 page or more89Ronald Morrison 
GucciSt Mary's MillFrom the start of the Mill in 1894 through good and bad times . How the mill was used through both world wars.3 pages or more36Jane Gibson 
Guild of One Name StudiesGuild of One-Name StudiesAn account of a talk given by Lorna Kinnaird on the Guild of One Name Studies.1 page or more86 
GuiseA light-hearted tale--EpitaphsWe will never know what is written on our headstone, this article it gives you some ideas.1 page or more31Ian Abernethy 
GunnLyne , Megget and Manor Monumental InscriptionsSome notes on the CD of Monumental Inscriptions and other records of Lyne, Megget and Manor published by the Society.1 page or more88 
Gunsgreen HouseWomen of GunsgreenAn account of an exhibition entitled 'Women of Gunsgreen' with information on women who resided at or had connections with Gunsgreen House in Eyemouth.1 page or more85Ronald Morrison 
Gunsgreen HouseGunsgreen House, EyemouthNotes on the book "Eustace the Outcast" by David Pae also on the will of James Swanston of Eyemouth containing what is thought to be a list of customers for illicit produce including the Rev. Robert Bowmaker, minister, Duns.1 page or more78Ronald Morrison 
GurneyWorld War 1 Rugby InternationalistsAn account by the author of how she sought out and visited the memorials to international rugby players who lost their lives in World War 1.2 pages or more88Esher Davies 
GuthrieThe poor, crime and punishment,and the power of the Kirk in the Borders, 17th & 18th CenturiesWhen paupers died, the contents of their houses were sold by public roup. This is an account of one sale and the strength of the Kirk.2 pages or more31M. C. Lawson 
GypsiesMore Gypsy SnippetsSome interesting snippets extracted by Peter Munro regarding gypsies throughout the ages2 pages or more0Peter Munro 
GypsiesJethart JockA follow up to article in magazine no 86 regarding the identity of Jethart Jock.1 page or more91 
GypsiesJethart JockThe mystery of Jethart Jock of Coldstream, husband of the Gypsy Queen Esther Faa Blyth and attempts to identify.2 pages or more86John Murray 
GypsiesThe Gypsy King and the PresidentRelationship between President Clinton and Charles Blyth, king of the gypsies. Reprinted from the Sunday Telegraph.less than 1 page23 
GypsiesHarvey Settlers ReunionThis was the evening address to the reunion, about why they were in the Borders and Northumberland, and about the author's Australian cousins.3 pages or more66Ian Herbert 
GypsiesRev. John Baird (1799-1861)--Friend of the GypsiesJohn Baird was Minister at Kirk Yetholm. He was responsible for the new bridge , rebuilding the Kirk and School. He also educated the Gypsies and brought them into the community. was a founder member of the Berwickshire Naturalists Club.4 pages or more26Donald Whyte 
GypsumThe Barons FollyThe Barons Folly at Lilliards Edge. Built by Sir John Rutherford of Edgerston. He was a Russian Baron. It was as a banker he first made his mark and connections with the Russian navy, he made his fortune.2 pages or more38John D. Wood 
Gypsy RoyaltyYetholm GypsiesIf you are connected to Yetholm, this is a must for you, it covers the gypsies from Persia right through to being settled in Kirk Yetholm. It is in two parts: issue 31 and 32.5 pages or more32A. V. Tokley 
HaddenThe Trotters of Sprouston and Hadden - Part 1Absorbing account of the author's researches into her Trotter ancestry.7 pages or more52Jenny Fairman 
HaddonWith the Border Volunteers to PretoriaReview of a book donated to the Society ' With the Border Volunteers to Pretoria' by Lieut William Home recording their exploits during the Boer War and with a detailed list of names.2 pages or more90Ronald Morrison 
HaddonTales of a Borderman A continuation (from Vol 80) of Andrew Haddon's recollections and tales handed down.4 pages or more84Enid Cruickshank 
HaddonDr. John Haddon - World Tour 1882An account by the author of a talk given to the Society of a world tour undertaken in 1882 by his ancestor, Dr. John Haddon, a successful medical practitioner from Hawick.2 pages or more81Andrew Haddon 
HaggerstonExtracts from "The Border Magazine" January 1832A List of names and ages from births, marriages, and deaths in and around Berwick on Tweed.1 page or more35Mrs O. Wilson-Croome 
HaigNotes on the Halliburton FamilyThe Halliburton family who were well known landowners in the Borders from the 13th to 18th centuries. The Halliburtons intermarried with other well known Border families.2 pages or more6C.D. Wickenden 
HaigsfieldA Hogarth Family TreeThere came into James Hogarth's possession a manuscript family tree covering seven or eight generations of the Hogarth family, also, where they came from.1 page or more27James Hogarth 
HainingThe Haining, SelkirkA short history of the house and plans for its future.1 page or more80Ronald Morrison 
HaliburtonThe Haliburtens of SproustonOrigins of the Haliburtons; William who had 12 children and their emigration to New Zealand.less than 1 page12D.N. Haliburton 
HallJedburgh Border Games, 1919Cannon-fire at 6am signalled the start of the Games. Has notes of winners of various events.1 page or more63John Murray 
HallLady Helen Hall of DunglassA review of the book 'Lady Helen Hall of Dunglass'; by Sally Wilson.2 pages or more86 
HallGalashiels Murrays in New South WalesMurrays first came to the fore in Eccles, follow them through generations. There is also a very touching letter in the article.2 pages or more10Donald Wyte 
HallSnowstorm in the CheviotsA young shepherd gets lost in the snow and is frozen to death. There's also a specification for shepherds boots.2 pages or more69Jean Fleming 
HallBorder Treaties of AssuranceText from the Hamilton papers on the Treaties signed by the Border Barons with the English in 1544 . Followed by a list of the Border Clans in 1597 in the East March.5 pages or more1W.H. Oliver 
HallThe Border Archive-For Queen and CountyThis is a list of all the men between the ages of 18 and 45 residing in Roberton in 1807.2 pages or more10Robert Miller 
HallPolice and Criminal RecordsAn account of the indexing of the Selkirk Criminal Register 1897 to 1918 and what to expect to find.3 pages or more86Elma Fleming 
HallMore GladstonesMore history of the Gladstones covers a family from Kirk Yetholm and their emigration to Australia and New Zealand. It lists many decendants from this family.1 page or more37Warren A. Spence 
HallEvery Post Card tells a storyAn article on the place of postcards in family history including a history of the postcard and the information which can be gleaned from them. The writer instances several examples of how postcards have enabled her to expand on her own family history research3 pages or more79Anne Golden 
HallPresbyterian Migration into NorthumberlandThis is a list of names from the Communion Rolls of some Presbyterian churches in Northumberland. This is in more than one Magazine.2 pages or more19Don Mason 
HalliburtonNotes on the Halliburton FamilyThe Halliburton family who were well known landowners in the Borders from the 13th to 18th centuries. The Halliburtons intermarried with other well known Border families.2 pages or more6C.D. Wickenden 
HamiltonAlexander Turnbull and his FamilyIf you have any Turnbulls in your family and you think that you came from the Borders, this is a must for you. Turnbulls from Galashiels, Selkirk, and Hawick.5 pages or more25Jane Gibson 
HamiltonAccidents and Disasters in Scotland in the 19th CenturyA list of major disasters in Scotland from 1801 to 1849.1 page or more29William P Cross 
HamiltonAdam moves to the BordersAdam Brown bought a small plot of land in West Linton in 1839 after which he emigrated to Australia with seven of his nine children-this story covers their history.2 pages or more34Helen M. Booth 
HamiltonWhiteslade, Berwickshire, and its OwnersMany have seen this ruin on the way from Greenlaw to Lauder, and often wondered about the history of this once great fortress. This article covers it magnificently.2 pages or more31G.M.S. Lauder Frost 
HamiltonA walk around Foulden in the thirties and fortiesThe following article was written by Jean Greenland for her granddaughters. She lived in the Manse at Foulden and traveled mostly on foot to all the surrounding area with her parents. Very good.2 pages or more32Mrs. Jean Greenland 
HamiltonThe Lowland ClearancesTalk given on 19 November 2006, about the Lowland Clearances which preceded the much more infamous Highland Clearances.7 pages or more66Peter Aitchison & Andrew Cassell 
HammermenThe Ancient Crafts of SelkirkThe history of crafts in Selkirk from 1113 with the building of the Border abbeys through to the Union of the Crowns.1 page or more32Jim Newlands 
HangingshawWhy couldn’t he have been called Ebenezer ?Article examining which John Little is the author's ancestor.4 pages or more42Jessie Hislop 
HangmanWill of Gibbie Hatley of Gattonside 1547Details of an interesting legacy to the Edinburgh Hangman.less than 1 page74 
HarcourtFrom Yellow to Golden, the stately history of the Golden Retriever'An account po the history of the Golden Retriever and its Borders connection.less than 1 page88 
HardieHawick Through TimeA review of the book 'Hawick through Time' by Alistair Moffat.1 page or more85Enid Cruickshank 
HardieA family of TanishGeorge Tanish who married Catherine Gilroy from Selkirk and their decendants.4 pages or more4P. Tanish- Hardie 
HardieAndrew Currie, Border SculptorAn account of the life of Andrew Currie, sculptor (1812-1891) born at Howford Farm Yarrow. Won commissions for several well known public monuments including Mungo Park in Selkirk, the Ettrick Shepherd at St. Mary's Loch, two characters on the Scott monument in Edinburgh and Robert the Bruce at Stirling Castle. Married Isabella Hardie daughter of a Denholm stocking-maker and moved to Earlston to work as a sculptor. A full account of his life and works5 pages or more78Bob Johnstone 
HardieBrave BorderlandConnections between the Borders and the Canadian state of Ontario, some poetry, and 2 buses.3 pages or more63Fred Kennington 
HardwickBorder Marriage RecordsThe history of Irregular Marriages up and down the country.2 pages or more34Donald Whyte 
HardwickBorder Marriges Boon for "Priests" and Bane for SearchersThe rise and fall of the "Irregular Marriages" From Gretna to Lamberton.4 pages or more30Northumberland and Durham History Soc. 
HarehopeThe Chisholms: Highland Names in the Borders?This is not just about the Chisholms, it delves into place names in the Borders, why they changed their names and the Highland connections.4 pages or more28Michael Robson 
HarelawThe mole catchers of LilliesleafThe story of a mole and rabbit catcher in the Lilliesleaf area.1 page or more18Mrs S.J. Hodgkinson 
HarelawA Case for the CommissaryThe amount of information found on any particular family is a matter of luck but time spent will be rewarding.4 pages or more33Rosemary Bigwood 
HarestanesMy NamesakeAbout the Telford family from the Hawick area. He moved around from Langlee, Ancrum. They were buried in Melrose.less than 1 page3Helen (Telford) Reichenbach 
HarewoodThe Famous and Infamous of the Jeffrey FamilyAbsorbing biography of James Jeffrey, son of James Jeffrey and Elizabeth Sinton, and his career as a famous gardener.3 pages or more46George Martin 
Harkins15 PARA - Jumping for JoyThe author's talk to the Society on 30th April 2006 about life in the Parachute Regiment, its history, and some of its characters.9 pages or more61Alasdair Hutton 
HarknessMore Canadian Intimations in the 'Hawick Advertiser'Deaths (1869-1900) extracted from the "Hawick Advertiser" of people connected to the Borders, and other places in southern Scotland. Continued from issue 40.8 pages or more46Marjory Gavin 
HarperHarper Family TreeThis is a copy of a family tree of the Harper family.1 page or more7Mrs B. Logan 
HarperTravellers Tales in the BordersThis is the text of Fred's talk to the Society on 25th April 2004. Absorbing review of public road transport in the Borders mainly in the 20th century.9 pages or more55Fred Kennington 
Harper RidgeWilliam Lewins 1785-1848Account of William Lewins' life.1 page or more65Mary Newbery 
HarriotThe Heriots of TrabrownAn account by the author of his book 'The Heriots of Trabown in which he traces the history of the family and its various branches from earliest times.4 pages or more83Ray Harriot 
HarrisMore Canadian Intimations in the 'Hawick Advertiser'Deaths (1869-1900) extracted from the "Hawick Advertiser" of people connected to the Borders, and other places in southern Scotland. Continued from issue 40.8 pages or more46Marjory Gavin 
HartCeltic v Pick of the BordersAn account of a football match between Glasgow Celtic and 'Pick of the Borders' in 1906.1 page or more88Kenny McLean 
HartwoodburnColonel Walter Scott (pre 1613-1650) of Hartwoodburn, SelkirkshireAn enquiry to discover more on Colonel Walter Scott of Hartwoodburn who was a member of the Scottish parliament and who was killed at the Battle of Dunbar in 1650 - also of his Dutch wife.4 pages or more91Vincent Tickner 
HarveyHarvey Settlers ReunionThis was the evening address to the reunion, about why they were in the Borders and Northumberland, and about the author's Australian cousins.3 pages or more66Ian Herbert 
HarveyStation Master of BelsesHow history turned up in a sack of rubbish and some one brought it back to life.1 page or more15Jed Squirrel 
HarveyMigration From Glendale To New Brunswick, CanadaAccount of the families who migrated from Berwick-upon-Tweed to New Brunswick, Canada, and the hazards they faced. Includes a list of families with Glendale or Border origins were granted land.4 pages or more66Ian Herbert 
HassendeanStation Master of BelsesHow history turned up in a sack of rubbish and some one brought it back to life.1 page or more15Jed Squirrel 
HastieNew Society Publication EdromAn account of the publication by the Society of the Edrom Monumental Inscriptions etc. also some background on the parish and persons associated.2 pages or more91 
HastieFull of Egotism, Diaries of Rev John HastieThis is the text of Ronald's talk to the Society on 21st March 2004. It was about a diary which should appeal to those with an interest in local history, a snapshot of life in a rural Parish between 1797 and 1822, and for those connected to Edrom - an opportunity to ‘meet the ancestor’.2 pages or more55Ronald Morrison 
HastieChurch and School Connections in the Borders: 1717-1869 and earlierAccount of various Hoy ancestors, many connected with the Church. A lot of research has gone into this.4 pages or more40Charles Hoy 
HastieExtracts from "The Border Magazine" January 1832A List of names and ages from births, marriages, and deaths in and around Berwick on Tweed.1 page or more35Mrs O. Wilson-Croome 
Hastings NevilleBorder Marriges Boon for "Priests" and Bane for SearchersThe rise and fall of the "Irregular Marriages" From Gretna to Lamberton.4 pages or more30Northumberland and Durham History Soc. 
HatleyWill of Gibbie Hatley of Gattonside 1547Details of an interesting legacy to the Edinburgh Hangman.less than 1 page74 
HawaiiAt The BeginningA tale of one mans delve into family history from the U.K. to Canada and beyond.2 pages or more1Peter Elliot 
HawickAuld Edward Dearsden 1799-1875An account of the life of Edward Dearsden who was killed by the horse of Thomas Kennaway during the Hawick Common Riding, the family and in particular his great grandson William James Dearsden who originally had a cycle agent's shop in Hawick but who went on to develop a very successful photographic business and who during WW2 flew and worked with Barnes Wallis, the inventor of the bouncing bomb.3 pages or more81Anne Golden 
HawickFamily History RecordsAn archivist from the Heritage Hub in Hawick discusses a range of records that can be used to provide a fuller picture of our ancestors5 pages or more70Juline Baird 
HawickAmerican Intimations in Hawick Advertiser - Marriages 1872-1875Marriages in America of people originally from Hawick and surrounding area.less than 1 page49Marjorie Gavin 
HawickNew Zealand Intimations in Hawick Advertiser - 1861-1896Births and marriages, 1861-1896, in New Zealand of people originally from Hawick and surrounding area.2 pages or more56Marjorie Gavin 
HawickDr. John Haddon - World Tour 1882An account by the author of a talk given to the Society of a world tour undertaken in 1882 by his ancestor, Dr. John Haddon, a successful medical practitioner from Hawick.2 pages or more81Andrew Haddon 
HawickJohn Thomas RocheadSome notes on the life of John Thomas Rochead, architect with particular reference to his work at Hawick.3 pages or more85 
HawickFamily History in "The Gladstaines Bible"This is the very old history of the Gladstains in the Hawick area in and around 1645 through to 1850 . Few families can go back that far with as much confidence in the manuscript as this one.3 pages or more27Michael Robson 
HawickAt The BeginningA tale of one mans delve into family history from the U.K. to Canada and beyond.2 pages or more1Peter Elliot 
HawickTales of a Borderman A continuation (from Vol 80) of Andrew Haddon's recollections and tales handed down.4 pages or more84Enid Cruickshank 
HawickThe Chisholm Highland ConnectionThe story of the Chisholm family, their involvement in medieval wars and their move from the Borders to the Highlands.5 pages or more73Gregory Lauder-Frost 
HawickHawick Through Time by Alastair RedpathA review of the book 'Hawick through Time' by Alastair Redpath.less than 1 page86Peter Munro 
HawickAmerican Intimations in Hawick Advertiser - Deaths 1879-1889Deaths in America of people originally from Hawick and surrounding area.3 pages or more52Marjorie Gavin 
HawickMore Canadian Intimations in the 'Hawick Advertiser'Deaths (1863-1864) extracted from the "Hawick Advertiser" of people connected to the Borders, and other places in southern Scotland. Continued from issue 40.less than 1 page43Marjory Gavin 
HawickDeath in the Borders: 19th Century Border Murder CasesThis is the review of a book by Norrie McLeish, Border Murder Cases with a great deal of research that has gone into this volume. Gypsies, Landlords, and farm workers.2 pages or more30Norrie McLeish .(Review by Hugh K. Mackay) 
HawickThe mole catchers of LilliesleafThe story of a mole and rabbit catcher in the Lilliesleaf area.1 page or more18Mrs S.J. Hodgkinson 
HawickNewspapers published in the BordersBorder newspapers published in the Borders, 65 in total.2 pages or more5Peter Elliot 
HawickSidelines on the Borders RailwayNowadays, the only railway line in the Borders is the main east coast line in Berwickshire. Lady Gibson has discovered, however, that the history of the railways has plenty of interest for family historians.1 page or more11Jane Gibson 
HawickJames Augustus Henry Murray (1837-1915)Biography of James Murray, a linguist, philologist, teacher. He was one of the founders of the Oxford English dictionary.1 page or more45Valerie Mackay 
HawickHawick and District from Old PhotographsSome notes on the recently published book 'Hawick and District from Old Photographs', by Alastair M Redpath.less than 1 page89 
HawickAmerican Intimations in Hawick Advertiser -Deaths 1857-1878Deaths in America of people originally from Hawick and surrounding area.5 pages or more51Marjorie Gavin 
HawickCanadian Intimations in the "Hawick Advertiser" 1857 – 1863Deaths extracted from the "Hawick Advertiser" of people connected to the Borders, and other places in southern Scotland. Continued in issue 43.1 page or more40Marjorie Gavin 
HawickAmerican Intimations in Hawick Advertiser - Deaths 1890-1900Deaths in America of people originally from Hawick and surrounding area.3 pages or more53Marjorie Gavin 
HawickIt’s in the bloodNotes about why Anne, a member of the Society Council, became interested in family history.1 page or more57Anne Turnbull 
HawickMiscellaneous Intimations in Hawick Advertiser - Births 1854-1900Previous compilations of intimations have related to events in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the USA. These relate to births in other locations, of people originally from Hawick and surrounding area.3 pages or more58Marjorie Gavin 
HawickOld Books with Hawick ConnectionsA description of two old books about Hawick from the author's library. One is a library book that was never returned. Speculation about the culprit reveals many family relationships.2 pages or more74Anne Golden 
HawickSir Thomas BrisbaneFrom a request to Kelso Museum for details on Sir Thomas Brisbane. A history of Makerston and the City of Brisbane He was also a keen astronomer. Very interesting.2 pages or more8Zilla Oddy 
HawickA Border Tragedy - Hawick 900 Court of Record and Civil RecordsAn article on cases of Breach of Promise.5 pages or more86Norrie McLeish 
HawickA Young Hawick Entertainer - Charles StaintonThe life of Charles Stainton who first appears in the Hawick Criminal Records aged 9 in 1903 but who went on to become a music hall artist with the Sutcliffe Troupe.3 pages or more87Elma Fleming 
HawickAmerican Intimations in Hawick Advertiser - Marriages 1876-1900Marriages in America of people originally from Hawick and surrounding area.2 pages or more50Marjorie Gavin 
HawickJames Paris Lee 1831--1904 His Rifles reigned supremeBorn in Hawick, the very man who designed the Lee Enfield Rifle, emigrated to Canada, The Percussion Cap, a development by Rev Alexander Forsyth.2 pages or more3Donald Whyte 
HawickMiscellaneous Intimations in Hawick Advertiser - 1855-1900A list of marriages of people from various places (including Argentina, Australia, Bermuda, Burma, Canada, Chile, China, France, Hong Kong, India, Italy, South Africa, Trinidad) intimated in the Hawick Advertiser between 1855-1900, with brief additional notes on some items.3 pages or more68Marjorie Gavin 
HawickThe Miller Family of Hawick, Scotland and Delaware County, New YorkThis Miller family who emigrated from Hawick or Roberton-they set up a farm in the Catskill mountains of New York.2 pages or more34C. Raymond La Fever 
HawickAlexander Turnbull and his FamilyIf you have any Turnbulls in your family and you think that you came from the Borders, this is a must for you. Turnbulls from Galashiels, Selkirk, and Hawick.5 pages or more25Jane Gibson 
HawickA Teri Forever- My Rich Border HeritageNostalgia about Hawick, and the revelation that some of her ancestors came from southern England, she has researched back to 500AD on her direct paternal line and from 1699 on other lines.3 pages or more66Anne Golden 
HawickNew Zealand Intimations in Hawick Advertiser - Deaths 1860-1900Deaths 1860-1900, in New Zealand of people originally from Hawick and surrounding area.2 pages or more57Marjorie Gavin 
HawickEmigration from the BordersEmigration opportunities available to Borderers in the late 19th century, to Australia, Canada, and the United States.2 pages or more32Marjorie Gavin 
HawickBorder - Line Experiences Of a Canadian ResearcherThe Ainslie born in Lilliesleaf and how a trip from Canada to research the family ended in a book.2 pages or more10Robert L. Morden 
HawickMore Canadian Intimations in the Hawick Advertiser 1864-1868List of deaths in Canada mainly of persons who had connections with Hawick and the surrounding area.1 page or more45Marjory Gavin 
HawickNew Collections at the Heritage HubCounty council records, diaries & estate papers were identified amongst the backlog of un-catalogued material at the Scottish Borders Archive.4 pages or more69Juline Baird 
HawickAustralian Intimations in Hawick AdvertiserBirths 1858-1897, Marriages 1854-1900, Deaths 1853-1862, in Australia of people originally from Hawick and surrounding area.8 pages or more54Marjorie Gavin 
HawickAustralian deaths recorded in Hawick Advertiser part 2 1874-1890Deaths in the Hawick Advertiser, it also covers other parts of the Borders.4 pages or more37Marjorie Gavin 
HawickCanadian Intimations in the "Hawick Advertiser" 1855 - 1898A list of births and marriages of Canadians intimated in the Hawick Advertiser between 1855-1898, with brief additional notes on some items.4 pages or more47Marjory Gavin 
HawickAmerican Intimations in the Hawick Advertiser Births 1859-1900 and Marriages 1855-1872Births and marriages in America of people originally from Hawick and surrounding area.4 pages or more48Marjorie Gavin 
HawickThe Turnbulls of Minto Cleuchead, Burnfoot and East MiddleFrom Hawick to Australia Extracts from a book of more than three hundred pages .3 pages or more26Mrs. Robyn Crossle 
HawickMore Canadian Intimations in the 'Hawick Advertiser'Deaths (1869-1900) extracted from the "Hawick Advertiser" of people connected to the Borders, and other places in southern Scotland. Continued from issue 40.8 pages or more46Marjory Gavin 
HawickThe Leyden FamilyFrom USA, an article on the name Leyden with particular reference to Dr John Leyden.less than 1 page12Ronald Spencer 
HawickHawick Through TimeA review of the book 'Hawick through Time' by Alistair Moffat.1 page or more85Enid Cruickshank 
HawickGranny's Bawbees and other coins (part 2)The writer traces the history of coinage in Scotland and talks of shop cheques or tokens particularly instancing Co-operative stores and also mentioning J.A. Game's tea shop in Hawick.3 pages or more78Peter Munro 
Hawick1849A report on Hawick in the year 1849, the year the Border Railway reached Hawick but also the year of the cholera epidemic. Includes contemporary reports on the epidemic and names of a number of those who died4 pages or more77Anne Golden 
HawickAustralian Intimations in Hawick AdvertiserDeaths 1862-1900, in Australia of people originally from Hawick and surrounding area.8 pages or more55Marjorie Gavin 
HawickScottish Borders Council Archives - Hawick Heritage HubInformation about the new ‘state of the art’ Council archives due to open in May 2007.2 pages or more63Rachel Hosker 
Hawick AcademySchool roll of the Hawick Academy 1857-1864Hawick Academy opened in 1857 with James A. H. Murray as its Headmaster. A list of pupils who went to the school from these dates.2 pages or more6Peter Ruthven-Murray 
Hawick CharactersHawick CharactersNames and dates of death of a number of the persons mentioned in the book 'Hawick Characters' by Robert Murray published in 1910.1 page or more84Peter Munro 
Hawick St. Cuthbert's ChurchA Family Church - St. Cuthbert's Scottish Episcopal Church, HawickSome notes on the history of St. Cuthbert's Scottish Episcopal Church, Hawick particularly the author's family connection. Principal names mentioned are Coltman, Ritson, Godfrey, FitzWalter, Dearden, Landles.3 pages or more75Anne Golden 
HawkshawKnow Your Parish - TweedsmuirHstory of the parish of Tweedsmuir, and notable people. Drawing of Polmood in ruins.2 pages or more23Jean Moffatt 
HawthorndenA Six Year Family History InvestigationAbsorbing account of James Drummond, botanist, born at Hawthornden (near Lasswade), and Thomas Drummond (also a botanist).5 pages or more23Andrew Brown 
HayThe Rutherford LettersThese letters come from a collection written by Rutherfords, in Ancrum to their folks in Canada. 4 are from 1852, and one from1928. Many names of Ancrum and nearby people mentioned.3 pages or more44Ann F Rutherford, Robert Turnbull, George Hay 
HayWhy couldn’t he have been called Ebenezer ?Article examining which John Little is the author's ancestor.4 pages or more42Jessie Hislop 
HayOrigin of the HaysA review of the book 'The origin of the Hays' in which the author David Anderson seeks to trace the ancestry and background of Margaret Hay, mother of the naturalist, John Muir.1 page or more83David Anderson 
HayThe Scots in PolandThe story of Scottish emigration to Poland as merchant's, engineers and farm managers. The parents of the author's mother came back to Scotland at the beginning of the 20th century.4 pages or more69Mona K. McLeod 
HayThe Bennets of GrubetAn old Roxburghshire family associated with Kirk Yetholm and the Gypsies and their descendents.3 pages or more29Donald Whyte 
Hay HomeWomen of GunsgreenAn account of an exhibition entitled 'Women of Gunsgreen' with information on women who resided at or had connections with Gunsgreen House in Eyemouth.1 page or more85Ronald Morrison 
HeardMuckle Giggots and Sheep lost in the SnowA memory of Tibbie Shiel by Margaret Turnbull, of James Thomson, the Shepherd of Whitehope, lost in the snow.2 pages or more64C S Borthwick 
HeartriggThe Chisholms: Highland Names in the Borders?This is not just about the Chisholms, it delves into place names in the Borders, why they changed their names and the Highland connections.4 pages or more28Michael Robson 
HeatherlieThe Search for Robert ScottAn account of the author's search for more information on his ancestor, Robert Scott, a teacher in South Africa who died in 1892 and his success in tracing his ancestry back to Selkirkshire.2 pages or more86Robin Scott 
HeatherlieburnA House UnitedHow a house (Heatherlieburn, Selkirk) built by Richard Leitch in 1862 came to unite two distant Hepburn relatives who had no idea of each other’s existence.3 pages or more61Celia Baylis and Barbara Nichol 
HeatheryettTranscribing the StonesNotes on the publication of the monumental inscriptions at Heatheryett, Galashiels with some notes on the history of Galashiels Parish and the first Church at Lindean burial place of the second wife of John Knox.2 pages or more84 
HeatlieLife in Linton with William Pringle's FamilyAbsorbing account of William Pringle, his children, and his grandson, Thomas Pringle, the 'Poet of South Africa'.4 pages or more20Barbara E. Turner 
HeavisideA Sassenach Searches for his Scottish AncestryHow the family name may have originated. Possible connections with Kelso. The Reiver Connections An interesting historical tale.5 pages or more39George Heaviside 
Heavy BrigadeAnother Borderer at BalaclavaComment about James Hunter, one of the participants in the Heavy Brigade who had the task of breaking through Russian lines at Balaclava, in respect of the talk given by Will Murray and Trevor Swan entitled a “Coldstream lad at the Charge” in issue No.58.1 page or more60Colin Miller 
HeberThe Life and Family of Dr. John LeydenEnthralling biography of the famous polymath (minister, surgeon, judge, linguist, poet and naturalist) who lived from 1775 to 1811.7 pages or more45Marjory Gavin 
HeitonA grave look at the BordersThis must be one of the great stories ever to be printed in our magazine - it is the story of grave snatchers, and how one brave chap got his just reward.4 pages or more21Ian Abernethy 
HeitonThe Scots in PolandThe story of Scottish emigration to Poland as merchant's, engineers and farm managers. The parents of the author's mother came back to Scotland at the beginning of the 20th century.4 pages or more69Mona K. McLeod 
HeligolandStoddartMargaret Stoddart, born 1831, and her very interesting history. From stot-herd,one who tended cattle 1376. Earliest mention in Douglas Barony of Buittle.2 pages or more38Audrey Mitchell 
HendersonDr George Henderson of Chirnside (1800 - 1864)Part 1 of an account of George Henderson of Chirnside, a medical doctor, who also found time for his interests in local history and customs, botany and poetry.12 pages or more62 
HendersonDr George Henderson of Chirnside (1800 - 1864)Second and final part of the account of Dr Henderson's family (the remaining 11 children born from 1841 to 1863 !) with a very early plea for the eight-hour day and some interesting poetry.8 pages or more63Bill Henderson 
HendersonGreenlaw JailList of prisoners in Greenlaw Jail in the 1851 census.1 page or more35Carol Trotter 
HendersonA Rutherfurd familyNotes on the name Rutherfurd taken from the book 'Rutherfurds of that Ilk'.2 pages or more21James Selkirk 
HendersonThe Breadford Family SearchA tale of family that moved from Northumberland to Berwickshire. All were farm servants some labourers some farm stewards. There are irregular marriages, name changes and a possible pioneering birth using chloroform.6 pages or more72Bill Bradford 
HendersonA Denholm Family And My Border MemoriesA journey through time in Denholm. From Post office, Lord Minto and his new bride to preserves cooking on the range in Meg Purness' draper's shop.3 pages or more35Jean Kelly 
HendersonBowden School RecordsBowden School admission records from 1872. Also lists their parent or guardian.2 pages or more25 
HendersonKings Own Scottish BorderersA list of men who died in the Boer War in outlying places.1 page or more32Helen Rreichenbach 
HendryA Border Tragedy - Hawick 900 Court of Record and Civil RecordsAn article on cases of Breach of Promise.5 pages or more86Norrie McLeish 
HenlawshielsThe Life and Family of Dr. John LeydenEnthralling biography of the famous polymath (minister, surgeon, judge, linguist, poet and naturalist) who lived from 1775 to 1811.7 pages or more45Marjory Gavin 
HepburnA House UnitedHow a house (Heatherlieburn, Selkirk) built by Richard Leitch in 1862 came to unite two distant Hepburn relatives who had no idea of each other’s existence.3 pages or more61Celia Baylis and Barbara Nichol 
HepburneRobert Lauder of the BassAn account fully referenced, of the family of the Lauders of the Bass Rock.3 pages or more90Gregory Lauder-Frost 
Herefordshire RegimentWays of Arguing in the Social SciencesThis article is an extended version of a talk given to the Society on 17th September 2000, and follows an earlier article in the "Scottish Genealogist" in 1997 on the theme of methods of approach for family history researchers. Uses Hoy ancestors for examples.3 pages or more46Charles Hoy 
HeriotsThe Heriots of TrabrownAn account by the author of his book 'The Heriots of Trabown in which he traces the history of the family and its various branches from earliest times.4 pages or more83Ray Harriot 
Heriots DykeLauder and LauderdaleThis is the text of the talk given by Ian Miller, president of Old Gala House on the 18th April 19995 pages or more41Ian Miller 
HermistonEcclesiastical Education in Berwickshire What the records have to tellEcclesiastical education of Berwickshire and where to find useful information2 pages or more38Dr Charles Hoy 
HermitageHermitage--Grim Guardian of the BordersLord Soulis and how he came to his rather barbaric death. It follows the history of Hermitage through the years. Very interesting.3 pages or more14Norrie McLeish 
HermitageHermitage - Grim Guardian of the BordersHistory of Hermitage castle and its occupants. Continued in issue 14.2 pages or more13Norrie McLeish 
HermitageWho was Little Arthur Foster? Elliots at court 1675-1682Border Reivers Court sittings in the 1600's. How Cautioners upheld the Law.Also in 5 pages in issue 30 covering the same subject.5 pages or more29Michael Robson 
HermitageHermitage---Grim Guardian of the Borders-The history of Hermitage Castle and its inhabitants from 1207 right through. Continued in issue 11.2 pages or more10Norrie McLeish 
HeronThe Kers of Cessford CastleA history of the Kers of Cessford Castle.3 pages or more86Norrie McLeish 
Heronhill HouseJohn Thomas RocheadSome notes on the life of John Thomas Rochead, architect with particular reference to his work at Hawick.3 pages or more85 
HerringThe Story of a StrayAccount of Robert Burgon, a fisherman from Berwick who was drowned in 1850 with William Burgeon, Joseph Cowlin, George Swinton, and the boy David Lyle, and buried in Inverbervie.2 pages or more47Murray Nicoll 
HerriotThe Heriots of TrabrownAn account by the author of his book 'The Heriots of Trabown in which he traces the history of the family and its various branches from earliest times.4 pages or more83Ray Harriot 
Herron The men who marched awayIf you have heard Gavin speak, you will know how he has devoted his all spare time to this subject this is the K.O.S.B. part in Gallipoli, another Flodden. Men missing: Gala 54, Hawick 52, Jedburgh 18, and so on.3 pages or more9Gavin Richardson 
HesterKings Own Scottish BorderersA list of men who died in the Boer War in outlying places.1 page or more32Helen Rreichenbach 
HetheringtonDr George Henderson of Chirnside (1800 - 1864)Second and final part of the account of Dr Henderson's family (the remaining 11 children born from 1841 to 1863 !) with a very early plea for the eight-hour day and some interesting poetry.8 pages or more63Bill Henderson 
HetterburnReminiscences of Childhood by a Matron of 78Narrative written by the author's great grandfather's sister about their emigration from Scotland to New York in 1829. Continued in issue 42.5 pages or more41Jim Wilson 
HeughheadThe Early Kyles of Castleton, ScotlandThe researching of the Kyles and their history right through from the 1745 rebellion to living in Kelso in the 21st Century.2 pages or more39John Murray and Gavid Irvine 
HewickStation Master of BelsesHow history turned up in a sack of rubbish and some one brought it back to life.1 page or more15Jed Squirrel 
HewieJedburgh Border Games, 1919Cannon-fire at 6am signalled the start of the Games. Has notes of winners of various events.1 page or more63John Murray 
HiberniaThe Turnbulls of Minto Cleuchead, Burnfoot and East MiddleFrom Hawick to Australia Extracts from a book of more than three hundred pages .3 pages or more26Mrs. Robyn Crossle 
Highland ClearancesTwo Sutherland FactorsTwo brothers from Yair who were factors for Sutherland. It also covers the Highland Clearances right up to his death.3 pages or more9Jane Gibson 
Hillhead HouseJohn Thomas RocheadSome notes on the life of John Thomas Rochead, architect with particular reference to his work at Hawick.3 pages or more85 
HillhousesInnerleithen Poll Tax Roll, 1694An Innerleithen Poll Tax Roll, 1694; transcribed by John Ballantyne. Lots of people, their occupations, the rent values of their lands, and poll taxes due. A very useful and interesting document.7 pages or more43John Ballantyne 
HillislandFamily History in "The Gladstaines Bible"This is the very old history of the Gladstains in the Hawick area in and around 1645 through to 1850 . Few families can go back that far with as much confidence in the manuscript as this one.3 pages or more27Michael Robson 
HilsonNew Collections at the Heritage HubCounty council records, diaries & estate papers were identified amongst the backlog of un-catalogued material at the Scottish Borders Archive.4 pages or more69Juline Baird 
HingstonThe Power of the Family History CommunityAn account of a successful attempt to return war medals belonging to an Andrew Colville born in Galashiels to his family (now in New Zealand).2 pages or more90 
HinshelwoodOld Emigrant’s DiariesExtract from diary of Margaret Charteris, wife of Thomas Hinshelwood, emigrant from Jedburgh, ship ‘Nebo’, to Queensland, in 1883.4 pages or more40Jane Gibson 
HirselNotes on the Halliburton FamilyThe Halliburton family who were well known landowners in the Borders from the 13th to 18th centuries. The Halliburtons intermarried with other well known Border families.2 pages or more6C.D. Wickenden 
HislopWilliam Dick (1849 - 1932)Account of William Dick, a blacksmith in Fountainhall and his family4 pages or more63Margaret Dick 
HislopWhy couldn’t he have been called Ebenezer ?Article examining which John Little is the author's ancestor.4 pages or more42Jessie Hislop 
HislopFountainhall Smiddy 1793-1945Account of the Hislop / Dick family who worked in the smiddy (blacksmith's shop) for five generations.2 pages or more57Margaret Dick 
Hoar CottageFriends of Hoar CottageAn account of Hoar Cottage, a shepherd's cottage on Exmoor in North Devon which has connections with shepherds from the Scottish Borders.1 page or more91Bette Baldwin 
HobkirkA quest for Scottish Roots in the Middle MarchesThis article was first printed in the Laidlaw Family Journal of October 1995 and has been reprinted in this issue.3 pages or more31Kenneth Laidlaw 
HogarthMaxwellheugh Cottage - the biography of a houseA review of the families who had inhabited a house on the outskirts of Kelso.8 pages or more73Isobel Gordon 
HogarthA Hogarth Family TreeThere came into James Hogarth's possession a manuscript family tree covering seven or eight generations of the Hogarth family, also, where they came from.1 page or more27James Hogarth 
HoggWilliam Lewins 1785-1848Account of William Lewins' life.1 page or more65Mary Newbery 
HoggNotes on the Ancestry of the Ettrick ShepherdJames Hogg (1770-1835) where he and his ancestors lived in the Borders, also who they married.2 pages or more18Donald Wyte 
HoggKnow your parish LongformacusThe history, and how Longformacus got its name. Its population and parish records.1 page or more21 
HoggTracing Your Family Tree May Not Always Be PleasantAccount of research into one specific family. Very detailed - a lot of research.3 pages or more42Margaret C. Lawson 
HoggWhatever happened to those adventurous Hoggs ?Various anecdotes about the author's antecedents,1 page or more64Ian Patterson 
HoggThe Kirk Yetholm GypsiesIf you are connected to Yetholm, this is a must for you, it covers the gypsies from Persia right through to being settled in Kirk Yetholm. It is in two parts: issue 31 and 32.4 pages or more31A. V. Tokley 
HoggGuess Who’s MissingThe descendants of William Steel Story who lived in Yetholm, Morebattle, Hobkirk, who married Elizabeth Aitchson, daughter of Francis Aitchson and Elizabeth Hogg around 1806.1 page or more64E .Helen Ball 
HoggAustralian deaths recorded in Hawick Advertiser part 2 1874-1890Deaths in the Hawick Advertiser, it also covers other parts of the Borders.4 pages or more37Marjorie Gavin 
HoggThe Case of the missing RegistersIn 1818 Jean Waddell a humble tailor's daughter found by chance she could inherit a estate in Linlithgowshire. How she went about trying to prove her case.3 pages or more22Gavin Waddell 
HoggJames S. Hogg, 1851-1906, Governor of Texas - Were His Ancestors Borderers ?Biography of James Hogg, with reference to his ancestors and relatives after arrival in Boston in 1699. Other emigrant Hoggs mentioned.2 pages or more24Donald Whyte 
Hogg HillGalashiels and some of its familiesTalk given to the society by Mr. Ian Miller, President of the Old Gala Club. Gala indeed goes back along way perhaps even to 7000 B.C. It covers the history up to the 19th Century.3 pages or more31Ian Miller 
HoliwellKnow your Parish-PolwarthDescription of the village of Polwarth, its history, the inhabitants, and their occupations.1 page or more28 
HollidayPleasant Sunday AfternoonsA follow up on the article in the previous magazine on the activities of the Hawick Pleasant Sunday Afternoons Group.1 page or more90 
HolmburnWhy couldn’t he have been called Ebenezer ?Article examining which John Little is the author's ancestor.4 pages or more42Jessie Hislop 
Holy TrinityThe Fairholme Memorial (Holy Trinity Churchyard, Melrose)An article on the memorial in Holy Trinity Churchyard, Melrose to James Walter Fairholme, RN who perished with the Franklin expedition of 1845 to discover the North West Passage and an account of the expedition itself.89John Wood 
HomeThe Flowers of the ForestBorders who fell at Flodden A list of nobility who fell in the battle The rank and file fell with no records.2 pages or more26Andrew Cockburn 
HomeThe Aytons of AytonThe parish of Ayton from the Norman family De Vesci who changed their name to Ayton to a history of the village.2 pages or more17James Eaton 
HomeWith the Border Volunteers to PretoriaReview of a book donated to the Society ' With the Border Volunteers to Pretoria' by Lieut William Home recording their exploits during the Boer War and with a detailed list of names.2 pages or more90Ronald Morrison 
HomeFlowers of the Forest: Borderers who fell at FloddenNames of the Borderers who died at the battle of Flodden, 1514.2 pages or more26Andrew Cockburn 
HomeExtracts from "The Border Magazine" January 1832A List of names and ages from births, marriages, and deaths in and around Berwick on Tweed.1 page or more35Mrs O. Wilson-Croome 
HomeHelen Home of BroomhouseNotification that copies of the letters from James Home of Broomhouse, captain of marines with the Mediterranean fleet during the Napoleonic Wars written to his sister Helen have been donated to the Society.less than 1 page91 
HomePierre Merlet and the Humes of BroomhouseAn account of the author's researches to prove that Helen Home of Broomhouse was responsible for the smuggling out of France during the French Revolution of the infant Pierre Merlet who later became a distinguished linguist.6 pages or more90David Wesley 
HomeThe Homes of Paxton HouseA fascinating piece of Borders family history came to light when a 200 year-old Berwickshire mansion was gifted to the nation. Along with the history of the family of Home's. Love is a wondrous thing !2 pages or more11Violet Jardine 
HomeThe Flowers of the Forest--Borderers who fell at FloddenThe Fletcher brothers from Selkirk and were they at Flodden? Probably.1 page or more29Andrew Cockburn 
HomeDeath duty registerExtracts from the death duty registers (seen at the public record office, Chancery Lane, London). Relating to Wills proved in the Prerogative Court of Canterbury.3 pages or more4 
HomeA Berwickshire SchoolmasterJean Smithers has contributed this "nugget" from her investigations into the history of one of the strands of her ancestry.1 page or more11Jean Smithers 
Hong KongMiscellaneous Intimations in Hawick Advertiser - 1855-1900A list of marriages of people from various places (including Argentina, Australia, Bermuda, Burma, Canada, Chile, China, France, Hong Kong, India, Italy, South Africa, Trinidad) intimated in the Hawick Advertiser between 1855-1900, with brief additional notes on some items.3 pages or more68Marjorie Gavin 
HoodAn Opaque GlassAbout William Glass (or Glasgow), who had become the first governor of the South Atlantic Island of Tristan da Cunha, honoured by the Friends of Kelso Museum in 1996.2 pages or more60Audrey Mitchell 
HoodDr George Henderson of Chirnside (1800 - 1864)Second and final part of the account of Dr Henderson's family (the remaining 11 children born from 1841 to 1863 !) with a very early plea for the eight-hour day and some interesting poetry.8 pages or more63Bill Henderson 
HoodJethart JockThe mystery of Jethart Jock of Coldstream, husband of the Gypsy Queen Esther Faa Blyth and attempts to identify.2 pages or more86John Murray 
HopeJedburgh Border Games, 1919Cannon-fire at 6am signalled the start of the Games. Has notes of winners of various events.1 page or more63John Murray 
HopeGeorge Hope 1814-1884The story of George Hope 1814-1884 born in Morebattle who with his family emigrated to Australia, their struggles and achievements in Australia including their experiences of the 'Goldrush' and an account of their return visit to Morebattle 38 years later.4 pages or more85Alistair Hope 
HopkinsTwo Sutherland FactorsTwo brothers from Yair who were factors for Sutherland. It also covers the Highland Clearances right up to his death.3 pages or more9Jane Gibson 
HopkinsAlexander Turnbull and his FamilyIf you have any Turnbulls in your family and you think that you came from the Borders, this is a must for you. Turnbulls from Galashiels, Selkirk, and Hawick.5 pages or more25Jane Gibson 
Horn Water BriggThe Ayton Bard Robert Mennon 1797-1885This is a two part article abridged from the book of the title written by A. Michael Mennim. A copy of the complete book together with maps, photgraphs and poems is in Scottish Borders Council Library Headquartors with a family tree.4 pages or more15Michael Mennon 
HornsholeHawick Through TimeA review of the book 'Hawick through Time' by Alistair Moffat.1 page or more85Enid Cruickshank 
HorsburghPeebles Combination PoorhouseA brief history of poorhouses in general and Peebles Poorhouse in particular. It includes some information about staff and inmates in the late 19th century.5 pages or more74Janis Miller 
HorseyJames S. Hogg, 1851-1906, Governor of Texas - Were His Ancestors Borderers ?Biography of James Hogg, with reference to his ancestors and relatives after arrival in Boston in 1699. Other emigrant Hoggs mentioned.2 pages or more24Donald Whyte 
HorsillThe Case of the missing RegistersIn 1818 Jean Waddell a humble tailor's daughter found by chance she could inherit a estate in Linlithgowshire. How she went about trying to prove her case.3 pages or more22Gavin Waddell 
HortonKings Own Scottish BorderersA list of men who died in the Boer War in outlying places.1 page or more32Helen Rreichenbach 
HosburghsTwo Sutherland FactorsTwo brothers from Yair who were factors for Sutherland. It also covers the Highland Clearances right up to his death.3 pages or more9Jane Gibson 
HospitalsDingleton Hospital, MelroseSome notes on Dingleton Hospital, Melrose and how to access information of those having a connection.1 page or more87 
HospitalsPeel Hospital ExhibitionA report on the exhibition staged by the Society on the history of Peel Hospital.1 page or more88 
HospitalsPeel Hospital - Galashiels ExhibitionAn account of the exhibition on Peel Hospital staged by the Society.2 pages or more89Gwen Stein, Davina Smart and Margaret Bowers 
HospitalsFloors Castle HospitalNote on inventory lists and photographs which have come to light dating from the Second World War and an appeal for more information.less than 1 page79 
Hot Trod15 PARA - Jumping for JoyThe author's talk to the Society on 30th April 2006 about life in the Parachute Regiment, its history, and some of its characters.9 pages or more61Alasdair Hutton 
Hounam Know your Parish--HounamThe history of Hounam.1 page or more16 
HounamSnowstorm in the CheviotsA young shepherd gets lost in the snow and is frozen to death. There's also a specification for shepherds boots.2 pages or more69Jean Fleming 
HounamKnow your Parish--MorebattleA history of Morebattle Parish and the surrounding area.1 page or more18Elespeth Ewan 
Household BudgetAspects of Borders Life in the early 1840sPart 2 of a talk given to the Society on 19th September 1999. Discusses wages of artisans, workers’ household budget, unemployment, poor relief, and medical assistance. Continued from issue 44, and in issue 46.6 pages or more45Peter Munro 
Houston-BosswallGallipoli and Hill 70 LoosSome notes on an exhibition on Gallipoli staged by the Society with background; also notes on the centenary of the Battle of Loos and service of commemoration at Edrom Church2 pages or more89 
Houston-BoswellNew Society Publication EdromAn account of the publication by the Society of the Edrom Monumental Inscriptions etc. also some background on the parish and persons associated.2 pages or more91 
HowBorderers in the Victorian Marriage Registers (1853-1895)This is a list of marriages in issues 16,17 and 18. It is a list of Border counties as their place of birth, when the married in Victoria, Australia between 1853 and 1895.5 pages or more16Barbara Turner 
HowieChurch and School Connections in the Borders: 1717-1869 and earlierAccount of various Hoy ancestors, many connected with the Church. A lot of research has gone into this.4 pages or more40Charles Hoy 
HownamMore Extracts from the Kelso Mail 1804Miscellaneous Extracts from the Kelso Mail 1804.1 page or more86 
HoyThe Delights and Drawbacks of Working with One's Web PagesText of the talk given at the Society’s Open Meeting on 16th September 2001. Suggestions on building a personal website.2 pages or more47Charles Hoy 
HoyWays of Arguing in the Social SciencesThis article is an extended version of a talk given to the Society on 17th September 2000, and follows an earlier article in the "Scottish Genealogist" in 1997 on the theme of methods of approach for family history researchers. Uses Hoy ancestors for examples.3 pages or more46Charles Hoy 
Hoym Roxburghshire to Delaware County: The 19th Century Miller Letters - Part 1Account of letters written between 1818 and 1864 from Scotland to David Miller (1795-1883), and his wives, and relatives. David Miller was the son of Thomas Miller, a beadle of Roberton Kirk.4 pages or more64John W. Hoy 
HoyChurch and School Connections in the Borders: 1717-1869 and earlierAccount of various Hoy ancestors, many connected with the Church. A lot of research has gone into this.4 pages or more40Charles Hoy 
HubScottish Borders Council Archives - Hawick Heritage HubInformation about the new ‘state of the art’ Council archives due to open in May 2007.2 pages or more63Rachel Hosker 
HuganNames of Soldiers and others who died in India mainly between 1930-36A list of names and their regiments, and where buried.1 page or more30 
HuguenotA forgotten village-Huguenot refugees at PolwarthThe story of the Huguenot refugees who landed at Berwick on Tweed and travelling inland alighted on this secluded spot to settle there, is known, perhaps only by their descendants.3 pages or more6Colin Wood 
HumePolwarth on the GreenA history of Polwarth that was handed out by Colin Wood on the outing to Polwarth, Oct 1988.1 page or more8Colin Wood 
HumeNotes on the Halliburton FamilyThe Halliburton family who were well known landowners in the Borders from the 13th to 18th centuries. The Halliburtons intermarried with other well known Border families.2 pages or more6C.D. Wickenden 
HumeThe Gatekeeper House, The Glen InnerleithenAn account of the genealogy of the Hume family who resided at The Gatekeeper House, The Glen Innerleithen.1 page or more79 
HumeA Canadian ConnectionCopies of letters sent from Canada in 1864 - they make very interesting reading.2 pages or more25Jenifer Payne 
HumeRentons in the Hutton Old Parish RegisterList of persons with the surname Renton that appear in the Hutton Old Parish Register.2 pages or more13Norrie McLeish 
HumeWomen of GunsgreenAn account of an exhibition entitled 'Women of Gunsgreen' with information on women who resided at or had connections with Gunsgreen House in Eyemouth.1 page or more85Ronald Morrison 
HumeKnow your Parish-PolwarthDescription of the village of Polwarth, its history, the inhabitants, and their occupations.1 page or more28 
HumeThe Flowers of the ForestBorders who fell at Flodden A list of nobility who fell in the battle The rank and file fell with no records.2 pages or more26Andrew Cockburn 
HumeThe Border Archive-For Queen and CountyThis is a list of all the men between the ages of 18 and 45 residing in Roberton in 1807.2 pages or more10Robert Miller 
HuntThe Power of the Family History CommunityAn account of a successful attempt to return war medals belonging to an Andrew Colville born in Galashiels to his family (now in New Zealand).2 pages or more90 
HunterAnother Borderer at BalaclavaComment about James Hunter, one of the participants in the Heavy Brigade who had the task of breaking through Russian lines at Balaclava, in respect of the talk given by Will Murray and Trevor Swan entitled a “Coldstream lad at the Charge” in issue No.58.1 page or more60Colin Miller 
HunterThe Tweedsmuir ConnectionReport of the society's summer outing to Upper Tweeddale.1 page or more13Violet Jardine 
HunterAustralian deaths recorded in Hawick Advertiser part 2 1874-1890Deaths in the Hawick Advertiser, it also covers other parts of the Borders.4 pages or more37Marjorie Gavin 
HunterThe Altarstone at StoboStobo Slate Quarry "inferior to no slate whatever". Also a connection to Merlin and Arthur.1 page or more10Isobel Jardine 
HunterMiriam FishOne of the band of grave yard inscription recorders, she gives a interesting description of her youth.1 page or more31Miriam Fish 
HunterFame/Infamy/Riches - a history of the Greig familyAbout the Greigs of Manchester and Oldham, originally from Ayton and Earlston.4 pages or more62Jim Greig 
HutchesonA Case for the CommissaryThe amount of information found on any particular family is a matter of luck but time spent will be rewarding.4 pages or more33Rosemary Bigwood 
HutchesonLife in Linton with William Pringle's FamilyAbsorbing account of William Pringle, his children, and his grandson, Thomas Pringle, the 'Poet of South Africa'.4 pages or more20Barbara E. Turner 
HuttonFrom Coldstream to CanadaThe Galbraith history from Coldstream to Toronto University. A comprehensive account of the Galbraiths.3 pages or more26James Burns 
HuttonRentons in the Hutton Old Parish RegisterList of persons with the surname Renton that appear in the Hutton Old Parish Register.2 pages or more13Norrie McLeish 
HuttonExtracts of the Hutton Session Records Jun 19th 1819 - Dec 7th 1821Transcribed extracts of the Hutton Session Records mainly about donations to the Poor, and a list of ministers since 1688. Lots of names.2 pages or more50Heather Lough 
Hutton15 PARA - Jumping for JoyThe author's talk to the Society on 30th April 2006 about life in the Parachute Regiment, its history, and some of its characters.9 pages or more61Alasdair Hutton 
HuttonA Berwickshire SchoolmasterJean Smithers has contributed this "nugget" from her investigations into the history of one of the strands of her ancestry.1 page or more11Jean Smithers 
HuttonA Family of Shoemakers - The Allans of PaxtonInterest account of the Allans of Paxton who were shoemakers in Paxton from around 1800 till the beginning of World War II.4 pages or more67Mary Newbery 
HuttonRentons in the Hutton Old Parish RegisterFor anyone with a Renton in the family this is very interesting with full name, where, and the date they were born, and more.2 pages or more10Norrie McLeish 
HuxleyHMS PathfinderAn account of the sinking in 1914 of HMS Pathfinder off St. Abb's Head, Berwickshire viewed by Aldous Huxley.less than 1 page86 
IdahoFrom Crosslee to Salt Lake CityThe journey of William Scott Clark from Ettrick to Idaho.2 pages or more71George Clark 
Imperial TobaccoSt Mary's MillFrom the start of the Mill in 1894 through good and bad times . How the mill was used through both world wars.3 pages or more36Jane Gibson 
IndiaA Tale of Two Brothers and a Photographic PuzzleA tale of and contrast between two brothers Robert (later Sir Robert) and William Laidlaw born in Bonchester Bridge; Sir Robert who set up a chain of multiples in India , known as 'The Selfridges of the East' and became a Member of Parliament and William who ran a grocery shop in Canada.3 pages or more88Ben Haslam 
IndiaRobert FortuneAn account of the life of Robert Fortune born at Edrom who became a renowned botanist and undertook several journeys (often proving quite perilous ) to China and the Far East - Many plants are named after him and he can probably lay claim to be the founder of the tea industry in India having smuggled plants out of China to help establish this. Buried at Brompton Cemetery, London where a memorial to him has recently been restored.3 pages or more80Ronald Morrison 
IndiaThe Life and Family of Dr. John Leyden, poet and orientalist from DenholmAn account of the life of Dr. John Leyden born in Denholm, poet and orientalist and friend of Sir Stamford Raffles; his travels in India, China and Java.6 pages or more76Marjorie A Gavin 
IndiaMiscellaneous Intimations in Hawick Advertiser - Births 1854-1900Previous compilations of intimations have related to events in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the USA. These relate to births in other locations, of people originally from Hawick and surrounding area.3 pages or more58Marjorie Gavin 
IndiaMiscellaneous Intimations in Hawick Advertiser - 1855-1900A list of marriages of people from various places (including Argentina, Australia, Bermuda, Burma, Canada, Chile, China, France, Hong Kong, India, Italy, South Africa, Trinidad) intimated in the Hawick Advertiser between 1855-1900, with brief additional notes on some items.3 pages or more68Marjorie Gavin 
IndiaThe Life and Family of Dr. John LeydenEnthralling biography of the famous polymath (minister, surgeon, judge, linguist, poet and naturalist) who lived from 1775 to 1811.7 pages or more45Marjory Gavin 
InglisOld Books with Hawick ConnectionsA description of two old books about Hawick from the author's library. One is a library book that was never returned. Speculation about the culprit reveals many family relationships.2 pages or more74Anne Golden 
InglisLongformacus Free ChurchDiscovery of a poem written in 1869 relating to Longformacus Free Church.2 pages or more91 
InglisMinute Book of the Cordiners of Selkirk 1785 to 1835Some background on the Guild of the Cordiners (Souters) of Selkirk following the donation by Dave Anderson of a transcription of their records.2 pages or more91 
InglisEscape from DingletonSome of the inmates of Dingleton Asylum, Melrose tried to escape. A few entries from the Register of escapes are listed here.3 pages or more74Peter Munro 
InnerleithenInnerleithen's All-BlackAn account by the author of how researching her Dickson line from Innerleithen, she traced an unknown descendant who had emigrated to New Zealand and played rugby for the 'All Blacks'.1 page or more84Esther Davies 
InnerleithenAn Unexpected HomecomingAn Englishman migrates to the Borders when Riddell House changes hands. He marries a local lass with links to Innerleithen.2 pages or more71David Rudram 
InnerleithenHistoric and Photographic Glimpses of Old InnerleithenPromotion of the book 'Historic and Photographic Glimpses of Old Innerleithen' by Bobby Richardson published by the Society.less than 1 page88 
InnerleithenGlen House, InnerleithenAn account of the recording an indexing estate records by Society members and a short history on the house.1 page or more81 
InnerleithenInnerleithen Poll Tax Roll, 1694An Innerleithen Poll Tax Roll, 1694; transcribed by John Ballantyne. Lots of people, their occupations, the rent values of their lands, and poll taxes due. A very useful and interesting document.7 pages or more43John Ballantyne 
InnerleithenThe Gatekeeper House, The Glen InnerleithenAn account of the genealogy of the Hume family who resided at The Gatekeeper House, The Glen Innerleithen.1 page or more79 
InnerleithenInnerleithen ShopsInformation on the CD published by the Society on 'Innerleithen Shops' compiled by Bobby Richardson.1 page or more87 
InnerleithenInnerleithen ShopsSome background information on the CD 'Innerleithen Shops' compiled by Bobby Richardson and published by the Society.1 page or more86Ronald Morrison 
InnerleithenFamily History RecordsAn archivist from the Heritage Hub in Hawick discusses a range of records that can be used to provide a fuller picture of our ancestors5 pages or more70Juline Baird 
InnerleithenArchives at Robert Smail’s Printing WorksA brief history of the famous Robert Smail’s Printing Works at Innerleithen which was started in 1866, and about their wonderful archives.2 pages or more67David Rudram 
Innerleithen Light CompanyPeeblesshire's First CarAn account of Peeblesshire's first car built by Laurence Bell in a rented shed in Peebles and how from such humble beginnings developed the Scottish Motor Traction Company (SMT).2 pages or more82Gwen Stein 
InnesPleasant Sunday Afternoons and the Lad o' PairtsAn account of the activities of the Pleasant Sunday Afternoon Group formed in Hawick in 1932 with details of some of the theatrical performances which they staged.3 pages or more89Anne F Golden 
InscriptionsRecording Monumental InscriptionsHow to record inscriptions on gravestones. Method used by Highland Family History Society to compile inscriprions for genealogical reference.4 pages or more54John Durham 
InternetFamily Tree Maker OnlineDescription of some of the features and benefits of using a family history computer program with the Internet2 pages or more40Allan McVittie 
InternetThe Delights and Drawbacks of Working with One's Web PagesText of the talk given at the Society’s Open Meeting on 16th September 2001. Suggestions on building a personal website.2 pages or more47Charles Hoy 
Intestate SuccessionIntestate SuccessionA detail of how property was divided in Scotland in the event of the deceased dying intestate.2 pages or more77Gregory Lauder Frost 
InventionsSir Ambrose Fleming - Father of Modern ElectronicsThe Borders connection of Sir Ambrose Fleming who designed the transmitter to enable the sending of the first message across the Atlantic and whose work paved the way for the invention of the modern light bulb and radio communication.1 page or more82Robin Croftin 
InverbervieThe Story of a StrayAccount of Robert Burgon, a fisherman from Berwick who was drowned in 1850 with William Burgeon, Joseph Cowlin, George Swinton, and the boy David Lyle, and buried in Inverbervie.2 pages or more47Murray Nicoll 
IowaFrom Crosslee to Salt Lake CityThe journey of William Scott Clark from Ettrick to Idaho.2 pages or more71George Clark 
IronmongerThe Days of Our Youth - Memories of MelroseThis article has been extracted from a much longer memoir that John Dick wrote when he retired around 1950. He was born in 1889, the second son of William Dick, an ironmonger in Melrose and his wife Isobella Lauder. He emigrated to Canada as a young man where he eventually became the Chief Cost Accountant for Sun Life Assurance Company. John served in the Canadian Expeditionary Force in World War I as a quarter-master sergeant. Although he was twice married he had no children.7 pages or more67John Dick 
IronmongerWilliam Dick (1849 - 1932)Account of William Dick, a blacksmith in Fountainhall and his family4 pages or more63Margaret Dick 
IrregularCrossing the BorderNotes on Linda Bankier's talk to the Society on 20th February 2005, mainly about the differences between English and Scottish records, irregular marriages, and the Berwick Record Office's holdings.1 page or more57Linda Bankier 
Irregular MarriagesLamberton TollSome notes on the history of Lamberton Toll and irregular marriages with particular reference to the Dixon (Dickson) family who resided there.2 pages or more85Jennifer Dunlop 
Irregular MarriagesThe Breadford Family SearchA tale of family that moved from Northumberland to Berwickshire. All were farm servants some labourers some farm stewards. There are irregular marriages, name changes and a possible pioneering birth using chloroform.6 pages or more72Bill Bradford 
ItalyMiscellaneous Intimations in Hawick Advertiser - 1855-1900A list of marriages of people from various places (including Argentina, Australia, Bermuda, Burma, Canada, Chile, China, France, Hong Kong, India, Italy, South Africa, Trinidad) intimated in the Hawick Advertiser between 1855-1900, with brief additional notes on some items.3 pages or more68Marjorie Gavin 
J. ThomsonFairbairnA modern day manipulator who could be better than a Doctor for pains. Got Rugby players who got hurt at the weekend and she would fix them up.2 pages or more36kind permission of Kelso Museum 
JackOld soldiers of the eighteenth centuryThis is a list and some extracts from War Office records at the Public Record Office at Kew. If you are studying shoemakers - read this.1 page or more11E. A. Gray 
JacksonFriends of Hoar CottageAn account of Hoar Cottage, a shepherd's cottage on Exmoor in North Devon which has connections with shepherds from the Scottish Borders.1 page or more91Bette Baldwin 
JaffrayTo Follow the Dogs and Carry the StickAn account of life and shepherding in the Lammermuirs before and during and immediately after the Second World War.1 page or more90Bob Jaffray 
James Rutherford Know your Parish--HounamThe history of Hounam.1 page or more16 
James StuartShillinglaw WallsShillinglaw Tower not far from Traquair it is not only a heap of stones - an interesting tale.2 pages or more38Jean Shillinglaw Ridley 
JamesonDeath duty registerExtracts from the death duty registers (seen at the public record office, Chancery Lane, London). Relating to Wills proved in the Prerogative Court of Canterbury.3 pages or more4 
Jamie CheuchMelrose: Past and PresentA story of Melrose from 3000 years B.C. to the Greenyards in 1992.2 pages or more22Mr. T Little 
JamiesonMore Extracts from the Kelso Mail 1804Miscellaneous Extracts from the Kelso Mail of 1804.87 
JamiesonThe Power of the Family History CommunityAn account of a successful attempt to return war medals belonging to an Andrew Colville born in Galashiels to his family (now in New Zealand).2 pages or more90 
JardineUpdate on Surnames and ClansmenAdditional notes, about the lands of Fantalane, relating to the author's book.1 page or more43Michael Robson 
JardineAn Unusual Way Of Recording Family TreesThis is about a gravestone in the burial ground of Sweetheart Abbey, Dumfries-shire which has a drawn family tree of the Jardine family. The article shows a picture of the gravestone.1 page or more66Colin McInnes 
JardineThe battle of Otterburn 600th AnniversaryThe history of the battle of Otterburn and the families that took part, also, Walter Scott's version is different to that of the English version in The Chevy chase.2 pages or more8Violet Jardine 
JardineWho Was Lizzie Jardine ?The author's start on her family history - mainly ordinary working folk in the Borders.3 pages or more51Carol Trotter 
JardineThe Jardine Clan SocietyFormed in 1977. Came from France 1066, settled in Anndale; now, branches of the family world wide.2 pages or more3Family History News 
JardineRecording the Jardines - A one-name study17 years of research of the Jardine Clan Society. A history of the Clan and the worldwide story of the Jardines.4 pages or more27Violet Jardine 
JavaThe Life and Family of Dr. John LeydenEnthralling biography of the famous polymath (minister, surgeon, judge, linguist, poet and naturalist) who lived from 1775 to 1811.7 pages or more45Marjory Gavin 
JavaThe Life and Family of Dr. John Leyden, poet and orientalist from DenholmAn account of the life of Dr. John Leyden born in Denholm, poet and orientalist and friend of Sir Stamford Raffles; his travels in India, China and Java.6 pages or more76Marjorie A Gavin 
Jed ValleyThe Olivers of Jed ValleyA History of the Olivers of the Jed Valley tracing their history from the earliest of times with reference to some of the more famous and infamous.6 pages or more85Norrie McLeish 
JedburghJedburgh Place NamesNotes on a book 'Jedburgh Place Names' put together by Society member, Norrie McLeish, from articles written by George Watson.less than 1 page81 
JedburghJames Veitch - Border AstronomerShot extract of a talk given by Mr. Bill Veitch to the Society on the 15th of May 1994.less than 1 page26Bill Veitch 
JedburghFrom the Scottish Borders to South AustraliaAn account of the lives of William Oliver his wife Elizabeth Turnbull who were married at Jedburgh in1833 who emigrated to South Australia, their family and subsequent life, Contains much genealogy and notes on the Oliver DNA project.5 pages or more78Ruth Oliver 
JedburghNewspapers published in the BordersBorder newspapers published in the Borders, 65 in total.2 pages or more5Peter Elliot 
JedburghThomas Davidson (1838-1870), Scottish poetSome notes on the life of Thomas Davidson, poet born in Jedburgh.2 pages or more85Nick Hide 
JedburghConvicts Transported to Western Australia in 1858 aboard the 'Edwin Fox'A list of Scottish convicts transported to Australia on the "Edwin Fox". Reprinted from Bedfordshire Family History Society Journal2 pages or more70Lynn Manning 
JedburghAustralian deaths recorded in Hawick Advertiser part 2 1874-1890Deaths in the Hawick Advertiser, it also covers other parts of the Borders.4 pages or more37Marjorie Gavin 
JedburghNew Collections at the Heritage HubCounty council records, diaries & estate papers were identified amongst the backlog of un-catalogued material at the Scottish Borders Archive.4 pages or more69Juline Baird 
JedburghSnowstorm in the CheviotsA young shepherd gets lost in the snow and is frozen to death. There's also a specification for shepherds boots.2 pages or more69Jean Fleming 
JedburghOld Emigrant’s DiariesExtract from diary of Margaret Charteris, wife of Thomas Hinshelwood, emigrant from Jedburgh, ship ‘Nebo’, to Queensland, in 1883.4 pages or more40Jane Gibson 
JedburghJethart JockA follow up to article in magazine no 86 regarding the identity of Jethart Jock.1 page or more91 
JedburghWilliam Lorrain-Borders SchoolmasterDuring the last war attics were cleared of paper and, from an attic in Jedburgh there appeared a collection of papers concerning the Rector of Jedburgh Grammar School, William Lorrain.less than 1 page27Audrey Mitchell 
JedburghJames Watson (Author and Historian of Jedburgh Abbey)Account of the life of James Watson, weaver, grocer, poet and writer of Jedburgh, the author's great grandfather, his descendants, and emigration to USA and Canada.10 pages or more68Rachel (Thomson) Falldien 
JedburghFamily History RecordsAn archivist from the Heritage Hub in Hawick discusses a range of records that can be used to provide a fuller picture of our ancestors5 pages or more70Juline Baird 
JedburghThe Olivers of Jed ValleyA History of the Olivers of the Jed Valley tracing their history from the earliest of times with reference to some of the more famous and infamous.6 pages or more85Norrie McLeish 
JedburghTotties in SwedenNote about Thomas Tottie, from Jedburgh, born in 1664, a tobacco manufacturer, extracted from Th. A. Fischer’s The Scots in Sweden (Edinburgh, 1907).less than 1 page60 
JedburghRev. Robert Douglas, 1747-1820 The father of GalashielsThe Rev. Robert Douglas, minister of Galashiels, 1747-1820, was a man of great ability and served his parishioners so well he was called "The Father of Galashiels".2 pages or more37Donald Whyte 
JedburghDeath of Mr Alexander Jeffrey, SolicitorObituary that originally appeared in the Jedburgh Gazette and Border Courier in 1874. Alexander Jeffrey was a well-known Jedburgh antiquarian and historian.2 pages or more62 
JedburghJedburgh Border Games, 1919Cannon-fire at 6am signalled the start of the Games. Has notes of winners of various events.1 page or more63John Murray 
JedburghThe Chisholms: Highland Names in the Borders?This is not just about the Chisholms, it delves into place names in the Borders, why they changed their names and the Highland connections.4 pages or more28Michael Robson 
JedburghMapsBrief notes about Borders maps available from the Society, and on the Internet.1 page or more43Peter Munro 
JedburghBorder MurdersThis is a stroll around the Borders looking into, with some depth, the murders in the 1800s.2 pages or more32Norrie Mcleish 
JedburghThe Parish of LanglandsThe parish of Langlands and the history of old leper hospital at Rutherford. Also the history of Langton that was absorbed into Wilton.3 pages or more35Michael Langlands 
JedburghRecords of a Noble Life - Rev Archibald William Murray 1811 to 1892Born in Jedburgh, he was a missionary to Samoa and New Guinea, afterwards living in Australia till his death.3 pages or more58Ronald Morrison 
JefferyA walk around Foulden in the thirties and fortiesThe following article was written by Jean Greenland for her granddaughters. She lived in the Manse at Foulden and traveled mostly on foot to all the surrounding area with her parents. Very good.2 pages or more32Mrs. Jean Greenland 
JefferyA Sassenach Searches for his Scottish AncestryHow the family name may have originated. Possible connections with Kelso. The Reiver Connections An interesting historical tale.5 pages or more39George Heaviside 
JefferyOntario Genealogical Society summer campWhere to research in Ontario for your Canadian cousins.2 pages or more37D. C. Jeffrey 
JeffreyThe Infamous JeffreyToll-roads in the Borders, toll bars, and William Jeffrey's involvement in protests against them.2 pages or more58George Martin 
JeffreyThe Famous and Infamous of the Jeffrey FamilyAbsorbing biography of James Jeffrey, son of James Jeffrey and Elizabeth Sinton, and his career as a famous gardener.3 pages or more46George Martin 
JeffreyDeath of Mr Alexander Jeffrey, SolicitorObituary that originally appeared in the Jedburgh Gazette and Border Courier in 1874. Alexander Jeffrey was a well-known Jedburgh antiquarian and historian.2 pages or more62 
JerdanThe Muster-Roll of the Jedburgh Company of Volunteers of 1804List of men from Sergeants, Corporals, and Privates, it also gives you their trade at the time. Total of men 108.2 pages or more3Sandra Duncan 
JerdanJerdan Family HistoryThe family history of the Jerdans, who they married, and where they lived in the Borders.2 pages or more34Fred Kennington 
JerviswoodWhat Might Have BeenThe writer pursues a mysterious entry which she finds in the family Bible and suggests that her ancestor Lochhart Baillie was the natural son of George Baillie of Jerviswood and Catherine Sangster and surmises how different the history of her family could have been.2 pages or more78Mike Bucher 
JethartJames Watson (Author and Historian of Jedburgh Abbey)Account of the life of James Watson, weaver, grocer, poet and writer of Jedburgh, the author's great grandfather, his descendants, and emigration to USA and Canada.10 pages or more68Rachel (Thomson) Falldien 
Jethart JockJethart JockA follow up to article in magazine no 86 regarding the identity of Jethart Jock.1 page or more91 
Jethart JockJethart JockThe mystery of Jethart Jock of Coldstream, husband of the Gypsy Queen Esther Faa Blyth and attempts to identify.2 pages or more86John Murray 
Jobson The men who marched awayIf you have heard Gavin speak, you will know how he has devoted his all spare time to this subject this is the K.O.S.B. part in Gallipoli, another Flodden. Men missing: Gala 54, Hawick 52, Jedburgh 18, and so on.3 pages or more9Gavin Richardson 
JohannesburgA 'Scot' Moves to South AfricaBiography of Archibald Little, born Melrose, 11th Jan 1829, died 13 Dec 1921, Johannesburg. Brief notes on his occupations, and service in the Basuto War.2 pages or more44Tony Little 
John BrightWhitsome to West SpartaThe story of Christopher Moffat and his wife Agnes Common who emigrated to Canada aboard the John Bright in 1856, some earlier history, the reason for their emigration, an account of the voyage and their subsequent life in Canada.4 pages or more81Elizabeth Doley 
John Gray CentreOrigin of the HaysA review of the book 'The origin of the Hays' in which the author David Anderson seeks to trace the ancestry and background of Margaret Hay, mother of the naturalist, John Muir.1 page or more83David Anderson 
John MuirOrigin of the HaysA review of the book 'The origin of the Hays' in which the author David Anderson seeks to trace the ancestry and background of Margaret Hay, mother of the naturalist, John Muir.1 page or more83David Anderson 
JohnsonLauder of Edrington,the castle and early referencesThe history of the Lauder's from when they owned the Bass Rock to when they were custodians of Berwick on Tweed castle.5 pages or more41Gregory Lauder Frost 
JohnstonAn ill-matched coupleAn account from a solicitor's file of a domestic dispute between a husband and wife over assets.3 pages or more87Ralph Maltman 
JohnstonPeel Hospital - Galashiels ExhibitionAn account of the exhibition on Peel Hospital staged by the Society.2 pages or more89Gwen Stein, Davina Smart and Margaret Bowers 
JohnstoneGreenlaw JailList of prisoners in Greenlaw Jail in the 1851 census.1 page or more35Carol Trotter 
JohnstoneDingleton Hospital, MelroseSome notes on Dingleton Hospital, Melrose and how to access information of those having a connection.1 page or more87 
JohnstoneFriends of Hoar CottageAn account of Hoar Cottage, a shepherd's cottage on Exmoor in North Devon which has connections with shepherds from the Scottish Borders.1 page or more91Bette Baldwin 
JonesOld soldiers of the eighteenth centuryThis is a list and some extracts from War Office records at the Public Record Office at Kew. If you are studying shoemakers - read this.1 page or more11E. A. Gray 
JonesThe Boston Family of GattonsideA tale of hand loom weavers from Gattonside who decided to visit a sister in Canada. How they eventually decided to emigrate over to Canada and they walked from New York to Upper Canada. Most of the family are buried in Melrose Church Yard.2 pages or more39M.C.Lawson 
Joseph BainLauder of Edrington,the castle and early referencesThe history of the Lauder's from when they owned the Bass Rock to when they were custodians of Berwick on Tweed castle.5 pages or more41Gregory Lauder Frost 
K.O.S.BWho was Gordon Stewart of Hawick?Intriguing investigation into an adopted great uncle who died in World War I, and turned out to be a blood relative.3 pages or more65Anne Golden 
K.O.S.B.Family history and the MilitaryReseaching military records.less than 1 page4Lt-Col. D. C. R. Ward 
KabulA History of the BrydonsFor some hundreds of years there has been Brydons in the Borders. From Gilston, Broadmeadows, and overseas.2 pages or more7Mrs Joan Scott Stewart 
KaesideA History of the BrydonsFor some hundreds of years there has been Brydons in the Borders. From Gilston, Broadmeadows, and overseas.2 pages or more7Mrs Joan Scott Stewart 
KalamazooFrom Kelso to KalamazooAn account of the life of George 'Celery' Taylor' born in Kelso in 1803 gardener who emigrated to Kalamazoo, Michigan and is noted for introducing celery into the United States. Kept a detailed diary which also records his experiences on his return visits to Scotland in 1871 and 1874.78Margaret Jeary 
Kale WaterKnow your Parish--MorebattleA history of Morebattle Parish and the surrounding area.1 page or more18Elespeth Ewan 
KeddieJohn Keddie LintonAn enquiry regarding John Keddie Linton killed in action during World War 1.1 page or more86Mrs. Dee Brook 
KeddiePleasant Sunday AfternoonsA follow up on the article in the previous magazine on the activities of the Hawick Pleasant Sunday Afternoons Group.1 page or more90 
KedslieThe Scots in PolandThe story of Scottish emigration to Poland as merchant's, engineers and farm managers. The parents of the author's mother came back to Scotland at the beginning of the 20th century.4 pages or more69Mona K. McLeod 
KeilderJames Ferguson Schoolmaster, 1814-1894How the memory of a clock led the author to research this ancestor.less than 1 page32J Ferguson 
KellieColdingham mortcloth recordsThe mortcloth records are fascinating as they list every occasion when a mortcloth was hired out for a burial. This covers the Coldingham mortcloth.1 page or more28Vivienne S. Dunstan 
KelsoKelso's Ragged schoolCase histories and fate of children in the 1800s who went to a Ragged School. These three names from the excellent book that Audrey has written will make you want to purchase this book.2 pages or more9Audrey Mitchell 
KelsoJohn Lee, Shoemaker in KelsoSome details of the funeral of John Lee, shoemaker in Kelso 1802. Details of funeral arrangements and surnames of those attending the funeral2 pages or more75Elma Fleming 
KelsoNewspapers published in the BordersBorder newspapers published in the Borders, 65 in total.2 pages or more5Peter Elliot 
KelsoA Cockburn Family in Berwickshire and Its Descendants - The BookThe author's Cockburn family history - mostly recent.3 pages or more24Andrew Cockburn 
KelsoCounty Railway Routes - Berwick to St BoswellsDetails of the book in the Country Railway Book series Berwick to St. Boswells.less than 1 page89 
KelsoGovernor GlassSome notes on William Glass, born in Kelso who went on to establish the colony of Tristan da Cunha in the South Atlantic and to become its first Governor.1 page or more75Ronald Morrison 
KelsoA grave look at the BordersThis must be one of the great stories ever to be printed in our magazine - it is the story of grave snatchers, and how one brave chap got his just reward.4 pages or more21Ian Abernethy 
KelsoMaxwellheugh Cottage - the biography of a houseA review of the families who had inhabited a house on the outskirts of Kelso.8 pages or more73Isobel Gordon 
KelsoKelso Abbey and Walter Scott's KelsoReview of two books, Kelso Abbey and Walter Scott's Kelso looking in particular at the connection between Sir Walter Scott and the Town.2 pages or more89 
KelsoBowmakers and Currys in the new worldThe history of the Bowmakers and Currys before and after they emigrated to the New World.1 page or more10Norman Bowmaker 
KelsoStoddartMargaret Stoddart, born 1831, and her very interesting history. From stot-herd,one who tended cattle 1376. Earliest mention in Douglas Barony of Buittle.2 pages or more38Audrey Mitchell 
KelsoA Berwickshire SchoolmasterJean Smithers has contributed this "nugget" from her investigations into the history of one of the strands of her ancestry.1 page or more11Jean Smithers 
KelsoAn Opaque GlassAbout William Glass (or Glasgow), who had become the first governor of the South Atlantic Island of Tristan da Cunha, honoured by the Friends of Kelso Museum in 1996.2 pages or more60Audrey Mitchell 
KelsoKelso Dispensary and Castleton Poor Law RecordsSome notes by the author on his publication on C.D. of Poor Law records instancing some of the information available and mentioning various diseases mentioned1 page or more75Peter Munro 
KelsoThe Gladstones-A studyThis is a brief outline of the Gladstone family here in the Borders and as far away as Edinburgh, and Norwich.3 pages or more35G.M.S. Lauder-frost 
KelsoThe Chisholms: Highland Names in the Borders?This is not just about the Chisholms, it delves into place names in the Borders, why they changed their names and the Highland connections.4 pages or more28Michael Robson 
KelsoRevised and improved edition of Kelso Abbey, Old Churchyard and St. Andrews Monumental InscriptionsNotes on the improved version of our Memorial Inscriptions covering Kelso Abbey, Old Churchyard Kelso and St. Andrews.1 page or more76 
KelsoForgotten Borderers--Andrew Walker (1808-1896)Andrew Walker, born Earlston, worked at Newton Don and moved eventually to Camden and started a Ragged School. He emigrated to Troy in New York and died there.less than 1 page30 
KelsoAdam Clark (1811 to 1866)A fascinating account of Adam Clark, born in Edinburgh but brought up in Kelso who became a bridge builder of renown in Hungary building the first bridge across the Danube linking the communities of Buda and Pest.4 pages or more79Dr. Jim Lyon 
KelsoCD Review - Kelso Poor House and Ragged SchoolInteresting review of the content of this much loved publication, and a bit on the social context of the Poor House and the Ragged School in Kelso.1 page or more67Norrie McLeish 
KelsoA Sassenach Searches for his Scottish AncestryHow the family name may have originated. Possible connections with Kelso. The Reiver Connections An interesting historical tale.5 pages or more39George Heaviside 
KelsoMore Extracts from the Kelso Mail 1804Miscellaneous Extracts from the Kelso Mail of 1804.87 
KelsoBorder MurdersThis is a stroll around the Borders looking into, with some depth, the murders in the 1800s.2 pages or more32Norrie Mcleish 
KelsoFrom Kelso to KalamazooAn account of the life of George 'Celery' Taylor' born in Kelso in 1803 gardener who emigrated to Kalamazoo, Michigan and is noted for introducing celery into the United States. Kept a detailed diary which also records his experiences on his return visits to Scotland in 1871 and 1874.78Margaret Jeary 
KelsoThe relationship of place names and personal namesThe relationship is two fold: (1) Place names derived from personal names, (2) Personal names derived or adopted from place names.1 page or more21Jessie Macdonald 
Kelso The men who marched awayIf you have heard Gavin speak, you will know how he has devoted his all spare time to this subject this is the K.O.S.B. part in Gallipoli, another Flodden. Men missing: Gala 54, Hawick 52, Jedburgh 18, and so on.3 pages or more9Gavin Richardson 
KelsoKelso Tradesmen Transcription ProjectNote on a project to transcribe the records of nineteenth century Kelso tradesmen1 page or more75Juline Baird 
KelsoAnderson Family LegendThree brothers shared their last sixpence at Kelso Fair and then parted company. How a lady searched for relatives.less than 1 page8Mrs. Steele 
KelsoWilliam Elliot, ArchitectThe family history of William Elliot and descriptions of some of the fine house's he built.3 pages or more15Kathleen Stewart 
KelsoThe Stewarts of KelsoA report into extensive research into the Stewart family of Kelso, latterly of Edinburgh.5 pages or more77Harry D Watson 
Kelso AbbeyRevised and improved edition of Kelso Abbey, Old Churchyard and St. Andrews Monumental InscriptionsNotes on the improved version of our Memorial Inscriptions covering Kelso Abbey, Old Churchyard Kelso and St. Andrews.1 page or more76 
Kelso AbbeyA light-hearted tale--EpitaphsWe will never know what is written on our headstone, this article it gives you some ideas.1 page or more31Ian Abernethy 
Kelso CombinationCD Review - Kelso Poor House and Ragged SchoolInteresting review of the content of this much loved publication, and a bit on the social context of the Poor House and the Ragged School in Kelso.1 page or more67Norrie McLeish 
Kelso MailKelso Mail Marriage entriesSome marriage entries recorded in the Kelso Mail between 1808 and 1823.2 pages or more76Marjorie Gavin 
Kelso MailMore extracts from the Kelso MailSome death entries from the Kelso Mail recorded 29th. December 1803 to 16th. May 1804.2 pages or more81Marjorie Gavin 
Kelso MailMore Extracts from the Kelso MailDeath notices published in the Kelso Mail 1805-1808.2 pages or more84Marjorie Gavin 
Kelso MailMore Extracts from the Kelso Mail 1804Some birth extracts from the Kelso Mail in 1804.1 page or more85 
KemmelWorld War 1 Rugby InternationalistsAn account by the author of how she sought out and visited the memorials to international rugby players who lost their lives in World War 1.2 pages or more88Esher Davies 
KendallWorld War 1 Rugby InternationalistsAn account by the author of how she sought out and visited the memorials to international rugby players who lost their lives in World War 1.2 pages or more88Esher Davies 
KennawayAuld Edward Dearsden 1799-1875An account of the life of Edward Dearsden who was killed by the horse of Thomas Kennaway during the Hawick Common Riding, the family and in particular his great grandson William James Dearsden who originally had a cycle agent's shop in Hawick but who went on to develop a very successful photographic business and who during WW2 flew and worked with Barnes Wallis, the inventor of the bouncing bomb.3 pages or more81Anne Golden 
KennedyWorking on the RailroadRailroad incidents recorded during the construction of the Galashiels section of the Waverley line 1884-452 pages or more30M. L.. Lawson 
KennowayLinks with old Peebles FamiliesA investigating search into old Peebles families.2 pages or more12Rena Stewart 
Kentucky CampaignBecton Eckford and William Wallace Eckford, Sergeants, 4th Tennessee Infantry Regt, CSAAccount of Becton Eckford and William Wallace Eckford, and their activities in the Tennessee Infantry Regt, CSA.3 pages or more40Jeffry W. Gatlin 
KerAn Infamous MistressA review of the book 'An Infamous Mistress' by Sarah Murden and Joanne Major being a biography of Grace Dalrymple Elliot.1 page or more91 
KerDrumlanrig School - 'The Ragged School'Engaging account of the 150 year history of Drumlanrig School, originally the 'Ragged School' serving an area known as the West End of Hawick.10 pages or more60Marjorie A. Gavin 
KerEarly Notices of the GladstonesA detailed article on the early history of the Gladstone family.5 pages or more89Gregory Lauder-Frost 
KerThe Kers of Cessford CastleA history of the Kers of Cessford Castle.3 pages or more86Norrie McLeish 
KerrColdingham mortcloth recordsThe mortcloth records are fascinating as they list every occasion when a mortcloth was hired out for a burial. This covers the Coldingham mortcloth.1 page or more28Vivienne S. Dunstan 
KerrFlowers of the Forest: Borderers who fell at FloddenNames of the Borderers who died at the battle of Flodden, 1514.2 pages or more26Andrew Cockburn 
KerrForgotten BorderersJames Grieve and his interesting contribution to the lowly apple.1 page or more28Jean M. Smith 
KerrPresbyterian Migration into NorthumberlandThis is a list of names from the Communion Rolls of some Presbyterian churches in Northumberland. This is in more than one Magazine.2 pages or more19Don Mason 
KerrCanadian StraysSome discoveries of Lowland strays from Grey township, Ontario1 page or more30J. Hislop 
KerrPeeblesshire Families and ClansThe history of a few Peeblesshire families, Tweedies, Naesmiths, Gledstanes, Veitches, and others. Some very interesting stories come from this chapter.3 pages or more33Malcolm Archibald 
KerrReminiscences of Childhood by a Matron of 78Narrative written by the author's great grandfather's sister about their emigration from Scotland to New York in 1829. Continued from issue 41.3 pages or more42Jim Wilson 
KerrThe Ainslies--Some notesThe name Ainslie, from 1066 onwards, a full and detailed family history.1 page or more8Violet Jardine 
KerrWilliam Kerr--Portrait of a Canadian ImmigrantJohn Kerr from Peebles, emigrated to America, fought in the Civil War, was honorably discharged and settled down to a farmer's life.1 page or more12Colin Wood 
KerrCanadian StraysSome discoveries of Lowland strays from Grey township, Ontario1 page or more30J. Hislop 
KerrSelkirk Migrants 1850--1865A list of emigrants from Selkirk to various parts home and abroad, from the diary of the minister of Selkirk Parish Kirk.2 pages or more9Alison Scott 
KerrsCoercion or Consensus? The Government of a Border Burgh in the Sixteenth centuryThe burgh of Selkirk, their trades, who controlled them. The baillies sergents and how they came into being. Continued from issue 25.4 pages or more26Peter Symms 
KerrsRob of TrowsA very prince of a Tweed boatman. That was the description of Rob by Sir Robert Maxwell in his Book "The Story of the Tweed".2 pages or more19 
KidstonThe Kidstons of StowA very comprehensive account of the early Rev Kidston from Stow and their thirteen children and who they married.1 page or more12John Kidston Tait 
KidstonNotes on the Early History of the Kidston family in ScotlandAn account of notes on the history of the Kidston family in Scotland as submitted by Robert D Davis.less than 1 page88 
Kiel Canal15 PARA - Jumping for JoyThe author's talk to the Society on 30th April 2006 about life in the Parachute Regiment, its history, and some of its characters.9 pages or more61Alasdair Hutton 
KilliecrankieJames Veitch - Border AstronomerShot extract of a talk given by Mr. Bill Veitch to the Society on the 15th of May 1994.less than 1 page26Bill Veitch 
KilmarnockAccidents and Disasters in Scotland in the 19th CenturyA list of major disasters in Scotland from 1801 to 1849.1 page or more29William P Cross 
KilmumFrom Cowal to the BordersThe Agricultural migration of workers and the history of the Whyte Family.2 pages or more7Donald Whyte 
KingLady Helen Hall of DunglassA review of the book 'Lady Helen Hall of Dunglass'; by Sally Wilson.2 pages or more86 
KingColdingham mortcloth recordsThe mortcloth records are fascinating as they list every occasion when a mortcloth was hired out for a burial. This covers the Coldingham mortcloth.1 page or more28Vivienne S. Dunstan 
King Harold"My Great Grandfather died at sea"A ships Master from Irvine in Ayrshire. How Bill researched the history of a remarkable seaman. 'One of his best'.3 pages or more31Bill Murray 
King WilliamAn act anent murthering of childrenAct of Assembly May 26th 1762 for reading the 21st Act of Parliament of the second session of parliament of King William and Queen Mary dated July 19th 1690 about murdering of children.less than 1 page21Margaret Steele 
KingsmeadowsMy dig into the pastPeebleshire family and from other parts of the Borders, an interesting tale. Also history of various bridges over the Tweed.3 pages or more34A. Turner 
KinnearThe Monteath MausoleumAn account of the history of the Monteath Mausoleum near St Boswells and moves to conserve.4 pages or more87John D Wood/ David Freeman 
KinsaleForgotten Borders Andrew Cocburn 1871- 1955Born Kelso 1871 of a Blacksmith. Second engineer on the Lusitania,he also had two terms on the Mauretania .2 pages or more29Andrew Cockburn 
KirkSchool roll of the Hawick Academy 1857-1864Hawick Academy opened in 1857 with James A. H. Murray as its Headmaster. A list of pupils who went to the school from these dates.2 pages or more6Peter Ruthven-Murray 
Kirk Session RecordsHawick HubAn account with some background information on various records which have been transferred to Scottish Borders Archives at Hawick including and Kirk Session Records, Poor Relief records - some examples of content instanced2 pages or more76 
Kirk Session RecordsUncleanness at EdromA tale of impropriety extracted from the Edrom Session Records.1 page or more86Ronald Morrison 
Kirk YetholmMore GladstonesMore history of the Gladstones covers a family from Kirk Yetholm and their emigration to Australia and New Zealand. It lists many decendants from this family.1 page or more37Warren A. Spence 
Kirk YetholmReminiscences of Childhood by a Matron of 78Narrative written by the author's great grandfather's sister about their emigration from Scotland to New York in 1829. Continued from issue 41.3 pages or more42Jim Wilson 
Kirk YetholmJethart JockA follow up to article in magazine no 86 regarding the identity of Jethart Jock.1 page or more91 
Kirk YetholmYetholm GypsiesIf you are connected to Yetholm, this is a must for you, it covers the gypsies from Persia right through to being settled in Kirk Yetholm. It is in two parts: issue 31 and 32.5 pages or more32A. V. Tokley 
KirkcaldyWith the Border Volunteers to PretoriaReview of a book donated to the Society ' With the Border Volunteers to Pretoria' by Lieut William Home recording their exploits during the Boer War and with a detailed list of names.2 pages or more90Ronald Morrison 
KirkhopeEttrickbridge SamplerA sampler embroidered in 1879 in Ettrick Bridge, somehow finding its way to Canada and returned to the local school, Kirkhope Primary.1 page or more86 
KirkhopeA Policeman's LotArticle on the lie of Alexander Linton born in 1829 at Kirkhope who became a river bailiff and later a policemen in Caithness. Requirements for admission to the police force and some general background regarding a policeman's lot. Letter he returned to the Borders and had various positions; as a factory night watchman, as a stone dyke builder and was still employed as a stonebreaker at age 71.3 pages or more79Charles Borthwick 
KirknewtonBowmakers and Currys in the new worldThe history of the Bowmakers and Currys before and after they emigrated to the New World.1 page or more10Norman Bowmaker 
KirkpatrickCockburns of that ilkThe origins of Cockburns in Berwickshire3 pages or more36Russell Wilson Cockburn 
Kirkpatrick-DurhamFrom Hawick to Kirkpatrick-Durham by way of MoscowNotes of Grieves of Kirkpatrick-Durham in Kirkcudbrightshire, who were descendants of Walter Grieve of Branxholm Park, most of whom were farmers, but also included two eminent doctors who were physicians to the Russian court in the 18th century.2 pages or more57Linda M Chapman 
KirktonCavers & DistrictTalk given in February 2007 about the history of the kirk and parish of Cavers, and its links with Melrose, St Cuthbert, and other famous people.6 pages or more64Jean Muir 
KirnaInnerleithen Poll Tax Roll, 1694An Innerleithen Poll Tax Roll, 1694; transcribed by John Ballantyne. Lots of people, their occupations, the rent values of their lands, and poll taxes due. A very useful and interesting document.7 pages or more43John Ballantyne 
KlondikeEarly DaysExcerpts from the account of early years of her marrige written by Mrs Minerve Gibson from Calgary, Alberta, in 1980 at the age of 107.3 pages or more19Jane Gibson 
KnoutHermitage---Grim Guardian of the Borders-The history of Hermitage Castle and its inhabitants from 1207 right through. Continued in issue 11.2 pages or more10Norrie McLeish 
KnoutHermitage - Grim Guardian of the BordersHistory of Hermitage castle and its occupants. Continued in issue 14.2 pages or more13Norrie McLeish 
KnoxJohn Knox QuincentenarySome biographical notes on the Scottish Reformer John Knox.less than 1 page81Ronald Morrison 
KnoxTranscribing the StonesNotes on the publication of the monumental inscriptions at Heatheryett, Galashiels with some notes on the history of Galashiels Parish and the first Church at Lindean burial place of the second wife of John Knox.2 pages or more84 
KonigsbergLowland Scots in PrussiaAbsorbing account of Scots mainly in Danzig and Konigsberg from 15th to 17th centuries. A lot of names recorded.5 pages or more45G.M.S.Lauder-Frost 
KOSBK.O.S.B. MemoriesThis is a look at the talk given by Gavin Richardson, who must be the best informed on the first world war and Gallipoli.2 pages or more25Gavin Richardson 
KOSBAfter GallipoliAfter Gallipoli was written as a sequel to "For King and Country" and the Scottish Borderers and continues the story of the 1/4 th (Border) Battalion the Kings Own Scottish Borderers.3 pages or more21Gavin Richardson 
KOSBKings Own Scottish BorderersA list of men who died in the Boer War in outlying places.1 page or more32Helen Rreichenbach 
Kyber MassacreA History of the BrydonsFor some hundreds of years there has been Brydons in the Borders. From Gilston, Broadmeadows, and overseas.2 pages or more7Mrs Joan Scott Stewart 
KyleCeltic v Pick of the BordersAn account of a football match between Glasgow Celtic and 'Pick of the Borders' in 1906.1 page or more88Kenny McLean 
KyleAustralian Deaths Recorded in the Hawick Advertiser 1854-1873A list of people from Hawick who died in or on the way to Australia. Very comprehensive.3 pages or more36Marjory Gavin 
KyleBlind Jamie DonaldsonAccount of James Donaldson, whose tombstone is in Melrose Abbey churchyard.1 page or more47Margaret Lawson 
KyleOld Books with Hawick ConnectionsA description of two old books about Hawick from the author's library. One is a library book that was never returned. Speculation about the culprit reveals many family relationships.2 pages or more74Anne Golden 
KyleThe Early Kyles of Castleton, ScotlandThe researching of the Kyles and their history right through from the 1745 rebellion to living in Kelso in the 21st Century.2 pages or more39John Murray and Gavid Irvine 
LadhopeKnow Your Parish - LadhopeDescription of Ladhope (now Galashiels) and historical notes. Includes a drawing of Ladhope Parish Church.1 page or more20 
Lady GrisellMellerstainSynopsis of a talk on "Mellerstain" given to the society on 15th October 1995. It is a very good account of the mansion and its keepers from the past to the present.3 pages or more30M. Ellis 
LadykirkBygone DaysThis is the text of Eleanor's fascinating talk on Upsettlington (also known as Ladykirk) from the 12th century onwards, given to the Society on 19th October 2003.3 pages or more54Eleanor Moffat 
LadykirkWilliam Elliot, ArchitectThe family history of William Elliot and descriptions of some of the fine house's he built.3 pages or more15Kathleen Stewart 
LaidlawDiary of James Alexander Sligh aged 18A description of a diary kept by a young bank clerk in 1876. Selected extracts are included.2 pages or more73 
LaidlawWorking on the RailroadRailroad incidents recorded during the construction of the Galashiels section of the Waverley line 1884-452 pages or more30M. L.. Lawson 
LaidlawA quest for Scottish Roots in the Middle MarchesThis article was first printed in the Laidlaw Family Journal of October 1995 and has been reprinted in this issue.3 pages or more31Kenneth Laidlaw 
LaidlawNotes on the Ancestry of the Ettrick ShepherdJames Hogg (1770-1835) where he and his ancestors lived in the Borders, also who they married.2 pages or more18Donald Wyte 
LaidlawPiper Laidlaw MemorialNotes on a ceremony to mark the 100th. Anniversary of the events during the Battle of Loos leading to the awarding of the Victoria Cross to Piper Daniel Laidlaw.less than 1 page89 
LaidlawMoffat Great-GrandparentsAbout the author's farming great grandfather, John Moffat.1 page or more60David W Kennedy 
LaidlawA Tale of Two Brothers and a Photographic PuzzleA tale of and contrast between two brothers Robert (later Sir Robert) and William Laidlaw born in Bonchester Bridge; Sir Robert who set up a chain of multiples in India , known as 'The Selfridges of the East' and became a Member of Parliament and William who ran a grocery shop in Canada.3 pages or more88Ben Haslam 
LaidlawstielLaidlawstiel, ClovenfordsThis is history bought to life with Walter Scott, William Wordsworth and Prime Minister Gladstone. For anyone interested in Clovenfords you must read this.2 pages or more37Margaret Lawson 
LaingSchool roll of the Hawick Academy 1857-1864Hawick Academy opened in 1857 with James A. H. Murray as its Headmaster. A list of pupils who went to the school from these dates.2 pages or more6Peter Ruthven-Murray 
LambertonRentons of Billie and LambertonThe first part of an account of the History of the Rentons of Billie and Lamberton in Berwickshire. Tracing in detail the history of the family from the early fourteenth century.4 pages or more83Gregory Lauder-Frost 
LambertonBerwick-upon-Tweed Twixt Thistle and Rose-A Family Historian's NightmareLocations and types of marriages in and on the Border. Types of sources, also Parish Registers for 18th and 19th century.2 pages or more33Linda Bankier 
LambertonBorder Marriges Boon for "Priests" and Bane for SearchersThe rise and fall of the "Irregular Marriages" From Gretna to Lamberton.4 pages or more30Northumberland and Durham History Soc. 
LambertonRentons of Billie and LambertonContinuation of the article in the previous issue of the history of the Renton family of Billie and Lamberton. The story continues from the 16th. Century to date detailing many achievements but also revealing some scandal.7 pages or more84Gregory Lauder- Frost 
Lamberton TollLamberton TollSome notes on the history of Lamberton Toll and irregular marriages with particular reference to the Dixon (Dickson) family who resided there.2 pages or more85Jennifer Dunlop 
Lamberton TollBorder Marriage RecordsThe history of Irregular Marriages up and down the country.2 pages or more34Donald Whyte 
LambtonA Canadian ConnectionCopies of letters sent from Canada in 1864 - they make very interesting reading.2 pages or more25Jenifer Payne 
LammermuirKnow your parish LongformacusThe history, and how Longformacus got its name. Its population and parish records.1 page or more21 
LammermuirJohn Whillis Exhibition, EyemouthSome notes on the John Whillis Exhibition, Eyemouth and the associated exhibition on sailing ships connected including the 'Cutty Sark'.1 page or more91 
Lammermuir HillsThe People of the LammermuirsDetailed history of the Lammermuirs from Celtic times to the 19th century.5 pages or more23Norrie McLeish 
LammermuirsTo Follow the Dogs and Carry the StickAn account of life and shepherding in the Lammermuirs before and during and immediately after the Second World War.1 page or more90Bob Jaffray 
LammermuirsAbbey St Bathans, Cranshaws and LongformacusA brief description of 3 neighbouring parishes and the records available.2 pages or more73 
LancasterPleasant Sunday AfternoonsA follow up on the article in the previous magazine on the activities of the Hawick Pleasant Sunday Afternoons Group.1 page or more90 
LandlesA Family Church - St. Cuthbert's Scottish Episcopal Church, HawickSome notes on the history of St. Cuthbert's Scottish Episcopal Church, Hawick particularly the author's family connection. Principal names mentioned are Coltman, Ritson, Godfrey, FitzWalter, Dearden, Landles.3 pages or more75Anne Golden 
LangholmWilliam Coulthard: Emigrant to South AustraliaCaptain A. J. Coultherd has sent a moving account of an intrepid explorer who moved to Australia in 1836.less than 1 page7Alfred J. Coultherd 
LangholmBeattiesLangholm Archive Centre is looking for Beattie volunteers to take part in a DNA project. Participation is completely free and available to all male Beatties not immediately related who can provide a little family tree information and full results will be made available.less than 1 page67Bruce McCartney 
LanglandsJohn Thomas RocheadSome notes on the life of John Thomas Rochead, architect with particular reference to his work at Hawick.3 pages or more85 
LanglandsThe Parish of LanglandsThe parish of Langlands and the history of old leper hospital at Rutherford. Also the history of Langton that was absorbed into Wilton.3 pages or more35Michael Langlands 
LangnewtonDouglas of Springwood ParkThe name Douglas would run fear into many Englishmen. This distinguished Border family and its history3 pages or more31Donald Whyte 
LangshawLangshaw Mill Decree of 1608Extract Decree relating to Langshaw Mill. The Decree is interesting for genealogists because of the very considerable number of people mentioned in it.1 page or more59Gregory Lauder-Frost 
LangtonCockburns of that ilkThe origins of Cockburns in Berwickshire3 pages or more36Russell Wilson Cockburn 
LapworthCharles Lapworth and the Borders connectionAn account of the life of Charles Lapworth, the renowned geologist who although born in Berkshire became a schoolmaster in Galashiels where he married and had a family. He carried out much of his early work on the rocks in the Galashiels area before moving to St Andrews and subsequently obtaining a professorship of Geology at Birmingham University.3 pages or more83Enid Cruickshank 
LauderA Case for the CommissaryThe amount of information found on any particular family is a matter of luck but time spent will be rewarding.4 pages or more33Rosemary Bigwood 
LauderA Nostalgic Visit to Lauder and ChannelkirkA report of the author's return from South Africa, his attendance at a late night Church service in Lauder, the erection of a plaque and his family connections with the area.3 pages or more82Prof. Charles Wait 
LauderColdingham mortcloth recordsThe mortcloth records are fascinating as they list every occasion when a mortcloth was hired out for a burial. This covers the Coldingham mortcloth.1 page or more28Vivienne S. Dunstan 
LauderThe Days of Our Youth - Memories of MelroseThis article has been extracted from a much longer memoir that John Dick wrote when he retired around 1950. He was born in 1889, the second son of William Dick, an ironmonger in Melrose and his wife Isobella Lauder. He emigrated to Canada as a young man where he eventually became the Chief Cost Accountant for Sun Life Assurance Company. John served in the Canadian Expeditionary Force in World War I as a quarter-master sergeant. Although he was twice married he had no children.7 pages or more67John Dick 
LauderThe Chisholm Highland ConnectionThe story of the Chisholm family, their involvement in medieval wars and their move from the Borders to the Highlands.5 pages or more73Gregory Lauder-Frost 
LauderLowland Scots in PrussiaAbsorbing account of Scots mainly in Danzig and Konigsberg from 15th to 17th centuries. A lot of names recorded.5 pages or more45G.M.S.Lauder-Frost 
LauderCousin Fred from HawickProblems tracing the history of a Dickson family who had lived in the Lauder area from the 17th century,3 pages or more65Jim Dickson 
LauderRobert Lauder of that IlkThis is the story of the background and demise of Robert Lauder of that ilk (d.1598), one of the last to be recorded with that appellation.3 pages or more29G.M.S. Lauder-Frost 
LauderThe Flowers of the Forest--Borderers who fell at FloddenThe Fletcher brothers from Selkirk and were they at Flodden? Probably.1 page or more29Andrew Cockburn 
LauderRobert Lauder of the BassAn account fully referenced, of the family of the Lauders of the Bass Rock.3 pages or more90Gregory Lauder-Frost 
LauderLauder of Edrington,the castle and early referencesThe history of the Lauder's from when they owned the Bass Rock to when they were custodians of Berwick on Tweed castle.5 pages or more41Gregory Lauder Frost 
LauderWilliam Dick (1849 - 1932)Account of William Dick, a blacksmith in Fountainhall and his family4 pages or more63Margaret Dick 
LauderWhiteslade, Berwickshire, and its OwnersMany have seen this ruin on the way from Greenlaw to Lauder, and often wondered about the history of this once great fortress. This article covers it magnificently.2 pages or more31G.M.S. Lauder Frost 
LauderdaleClan Maitland - The Earl of LauderdaleAn article by the Society Patron on the history of the Maitlands and the Clan Maitland Society.2 pages or more79The Earl of Lauderdale 
LauderdaleThe Cairncross family - an example of a 16th-17th century family of feuarsThis is the text of the authors' talk to the Society on 18th September 2005 titled 'Cairncross, a Border Family'. Outline of a typical noted old family in the Lauderdale/Melrose/Galashiels district, with descriptions of some of the local areas and ownership.12 pages or more59Gregory Lauder-Frost 
Lauderdale (Earl of)New PatronArticle on the appointment of new patron for the Society and some details on the family background.1 page or more76Gregory Lauder-Frost 
LauncestonThe Palseys of CraigThe story of Palseys of Craig - a two part story in issues 2 and 3 covers military and personnel accounts of many Palsleys, if you are connected, it must be for you.3 pages or more2R.C.Wood 
LaurieColdingham mortcloth recordsThe mortcloth records are fascinating as they list every occasion when a mortcloth was hired out for a burial. This covers the Coldingham mortcloth.1 page or more28Vivienne S. Dunstan 
LawSchool roll of the Hawick Academy 1857-1864Hawick Academy opened in 1857 with James A. H. Murray as its Headmaster. A list of pupils who went to the school from these dates.2 pages or more6Peter Ruthven-Murray 
LawrieIsabella Smith 1814-1904Account of Isabella Smith from Coldingham. Berwickshire; and her descendants.2 pages or more57Mary Newbery 
LawsonAdam moves to the BordersAdam Brown bought a small plot of land in West Linton in 1839 after which he emigrated to Australia with seven of his nine children-this story covers their history.2 pages or more34Helen M. Booth 
LawsonThe Muster-Roll of the Jedburgh Company of Volunteers of 1804List of men from Sergeants, Corporals, and Privates, it also gives you their trade at the time. Total of men 108.2 pages or more3Sandra Duncan 
LearmentChurch and School Connections in the Borders: 1717-1869 and earlierAccount of various Hoy ancestors, many connected with the Church. A lot of research has gone into this.4 pages or more40Charles Hoy 
LearmondPolice and Criminal RecordsAn account of the indexing of the Selkirk Criminal Register 1897 to 1918 and what to expect to find.3 pages or more86Elma Fleming 
LearmondTwo stories of 19th century emigration to Australia and New ZealandTwo stories from the 19th century of emigration to the New World; Andrew Rutherford and his family.less than 1 page12Elsie Ahrens 
LearmontWays of Arguing in the Social SciencesThis article is an extended version of a talk given to the Society on 17th September 2000, and follows an earlier article in the "Scottish Genealogist" in 1997 on the theme of methods of approach for family history researchers. Uses Hoy ancestors for examples.3 pages or more46Charles Hoy 
LearmonthKennington/Cowe Family HistoryThe story of the family's arrival in Berwickshire and their life there until they departed to Canada.9 pages or more70Fred Kennington 
LearmonthResearching Family History across the BorderAn account by the author of the challenges and pitfalls of cross-border research.4 pages or more91Fred Kennington 
LearmouthKennington/Cowe Family History. Part 2 - Emigration to New Brunswick 1837 - James Cowe & Isabella DonaldsonDetails of the lives of further branches of the Cowe family including one that emigrated to New Brunswick.6 pages or more71Fred Kennington 
LedgerwoodAbout the ShillinglawFamily history about the Shillinglaws family.1 page or more5Ada Elizabeth Shillinglaw 
LedgerwoodThe Gladstones-A studyThis is a brief outline of the Gladstone family here in the Borders and as far away as Edinburgh, and Norwich.3 pages or more35G.M.S. Lauder-frost 
LeeJohn Lee, Shoemaker in KelsoSome details of the funeral of John Lee, shoemaker in Kelso 1802. Details of funeral arrangements and surnames of those attending the funeral2 pages or more75Elma Fleming 
LeeJames Paris Lee 1831--1904 His Rifles reigned supremeBorn in Hawick, the very man who designed the Lee Enfield Rifle, emigrated to Canada, The Percussion Cap, a development by Rev Alexander Forsyth.2 pages or more3Donald Whyte 
Lee EnfieldJames Paris Lee 1831--1904 His Rifles reigned supremeBorn in Hawick, the very man who designed the Lee Enfield Rifle, emigrated to Canada, The Percussion Cap, a development by Rev Alexander Forsyth.2 pages or more3Donald Whyte 
Lee PenShillinglaw WallsShillinglaw Tower not far from Traquair it is not only a heap of stones - an interesting tale.2 pages or more38Jean Shillinglaw Ridley 
LeendersAn Opaque GlassAbout William Glass (or Glasgow), who had become the first governor of the South Atlantic Island of Tristan da Cunha, honoured by the Friends of Kelso Museum in 1996.2 pages or more60Audrey Mitchell 
Leeward IslandsJames Thomson - A Man for all SeasonsAn account of the life and works of Border poet, James Thomson.5 pages or more87Norrie McLeish 
LeghornThe Barons FollyThe Barons Folly at Lilliards Edge. Built by Sir John Rutherford of Edgerston. He was a Russian Baron. It was as a banker he first made his mark and connections with the Russian navy, he made his fortune.2 pages or more38John D. Wood 
LeitchA House UnitedHow a house (Heatherlieburn, Selkirk) built by Richard Leitch in 1862 came to unite two distant Hepburn relatives who had no idea of each other’s existence.3 pages or more61Celia Baylis and Barbara Nichol 
LeitholmMy Grandfather and the Demon Drink - the Berwickshire "No-Licence" campaign of 1920An account by the Rev. Tom Notman, minister of Leitholm United Free Church in his campaign for prohibition in Berwickshire and later in the Cowcaddens District in Glasgow prior to the Second World War3 pages or more75Malcolm Lindsay 
Lennel CemeteryColdstream History SocietyA note on a project recently undertaken by the Society including the transcription of the graveyard at Lennel Cemetery, Coldstream and also a project to record detailed genealogical information of all names appearing on War Memorials in Berwickshire and North Northumberland.less than 1 page79 
LennelhillA Hogarth Family TreeThere came into James Hogarth's possession a manuscript family tree covering seven or eight generations of the Hogarth family, also, where they came from.1 page or more27James Hogarth 
LeslieDuns, Burgh on the Merse and Surrounding VillagesReview of the book Dunse Burgh on the Merse with the Surrounding Villages' by James Denham.1 page or more91 
LeslieKnow your Parish: YarrowA journey down through the Yarrow valley from top to bottom1 page or more32Audrey Mitchell 
LevellersThe Lowland ClearancesTalk given on 19 November 2006, about the Lowland Clearances which preceded the much more infamous Highland Clearances.7 pages or more66Peter Aitchison & Andrew Cassell 
LeverA House UnitedHow a house (Heatherlieburn, Selkirk) built by Richard Leitch in 1862 came to unite two distant Hepburn relatives who had no idea of each other’s existence.3 pages or more61Celia Baylis and Barbara Nichol 
LewinsWilliam Lewins 1785-1848Account of William Lewins' life.1 page or more65Mary Newbery 
LewinsThomas Lewins 1816-1858Account of Thomas Lewins' life, emigration to Canada, his family, and eventual re-migration to California.7 pages or more65Mary Newbery 
LewisJames S. Hogg, 1851-1906, Governor of Texas - Were His Ancestors Borderers ?Biography of James Hogg, with reference to his ancestors and relatives after arrival in Boston in 1699. Other emigrant Hoggs mentioned.2 pages or more24Donald Whyte 
LeydenThe Life and Family of Dr. John LeydenEnthralling biography of the famous polymath (minister, surgeon, judge, linguist, poet and naturalist) who lived from 1775 to 1811.7 pages or more45Marjory Gavin 
LeydenBorder Influences on the Dark ContinentBorderers who played a part in the exploration and settlement of Africa. Mungo Park, Thomas Pringle, John Leyden.2 pages or more27Donald Whyte 
LeydenThe Life and Family of Dr. John Leyden, poet and orientalist from DenholmAn account of the life of Dr. John Leyden born in Denholm, poet and orientalist and friend of Sir Stamford Raffles; his travels in India, China and Java.6 pages or more76Marjorie A Gavin 
LeydenThe Leyden FamilyFrom USA, an article on the name Leyden with particular reference to Dr John Leyden.less than 1 page12Ronald Spencer 
LeydenJohn LeydenA short note on the origins of the name.less than 1 page78Ronald Morrison 
LeytonMennims of NorhamThe history of Norham, its castle, and how it got its name.3 pages or more25A.M.Mennim 
LiddesdaleAfter GallipoliAfter Gallipoli was written as a sequel to "For King and Country" and the Scottish Borderers and continues the story of the 1/4 th (Border) Battalion the Kings Own Scottish Borderers.3 pages or more21Gavin Richardson 
LiddesdaleHermitage - Grim Guardian of the BordersHistory of Hermitage castle and its occupants. Continued in issue 14.2 pages or more13Norrie McLeish 
LiddleLiddles AbroadFamily pictures awaken an interest in family history. The author made contact with relatives in Australia, descendants of a blacksmith who'd emigrated front Heughhead, Reston.2 pages or more72Bill Stewart 
LiddleGreat Grandfather's ClockAn account by the author of a clock belonging to his great grandfather which he came upon when holidaying in Australia.1 page or more91Bill Stewart 
LiddleJohn Liddle (13.3.1842 - 26.9.1907)An account of the life of John Liddle born at Reston and his voyage to Australia in 1865 aboard the "Clara". He kept a diary during the voyage and extracts are included illustrating what life was like aboard an emigrant ship. There are also details from the ship's register (a full list of the names of the 384 immigrants is available) also a breakdown of occupations, nationalities and deaths during the voyage.6 pages or more80Bill Stewart 
life expectancyAn account of the number of people in Scotland in the year 1755A review of a document held by the National Archive of Scotland giving details of the population, life expectancy and religious affiliation,1 page or more69Peter Munro 
Light BrigadeThe Purves, Clays, and the Crimean WarThis is the text of the authors' talk to the Society titled 'James Charles Purves: a Coldstream Lad at the Charge' on 20th March 2005 about one of the participants in the charge of the Light Brigade, the battle, and some of James' family.12 pages or more58Will Murray and Trevor Swan 
LileBowden School RecordsBowden School admission records from 1872. Also lists their parent or guardian.2 pages or more25 
LillburneThe Kers of Cessford CastleA history of the Kers of Cessford Castle.3 pages or more86Norrie McLeish 
LilleyNames of Soldiers and others who died in India mainly between 1930-36A list of names and their regiments, and where buried.1 page or more30 
Lilliard's EdgeThe Monteath MausoleumAn account of the history of the Monteath Mausoleum near St Boswells and moves to conserve.4 pages or more87John D Wood/ David Freeman 
LilliesleafBorder - Line Experiences Of a Canadian ResearcherThe Ainslie born in Lilliesleaf and how a trip from Canada to research the family ended in a book.2 pages or more10Robert L. Morden 
LilliesleafAn Unexpected HomecomingAn Englishman migrates to the Borders when Riddell House changes hands. He marries a local lass with links to Innerleithen.2 pages or more71David Rudram 
LilliesleafStation Master of BelsesHow history turned up in a sack of rubbish and some one brought it back to life.1 page or more15Jed Squirrel 
LilliesleafAinslies of Dolphinston to Manitoulin IslandExcellent article on the author's Ainslie forebears from Ancrum and Lilliesleaf to their arrival and life in Canada.4 pages or more20Robert L P Morden 
LilliesleafVoices from Lilliesleaf by Ian McDougallReview of a book ' Voices from Lilliesleaf' by Ian MacDougall.1 page or more90 
LilliicoThe Lillico Family - Chain Migrants to Gloucester Township, OntarioThe story of a family that emigrated from Roxburghshire to Ontario8 pages or more70Eleanor Lillico 
LindeanTranscribing the StonesNotes on the publication of the monumental inscriptions at Heatheryett, Galashiels with some notes on the history of Galashiels Parish and the first Church at Lindean burial place of the second wife of John Knox.2 pages or more84 
LindesayThe battle of Otterburn 600th AnniversaryThe history of the battle of Otterburn and the families that took part, also, Walter Scott's version is different to that of the English version in The Chevy chase.2 pages or more8Violet Jardine 
LindisfarrneMennims of NorhamThe history of Norham, its castle, and how it got its name.3 pages or more25A.M.Mennim 
LindoresLady Helen Hall of DunglassA review of the book 'Lady Helen Hall of Dunglass'; by Sally Wilson.2 pages or more86 
LindsayPeeblesshire Families and ClansThe history of a few Peeblesshire families, Tweedies, Naesmiths, Gledstanes, Veitches, and others. Some very interesting stories come from this chapter.3 pages or more33Malcolm Archibald 
LindseyJames S. Hogg, 1851-1906, Governor of Texas - Were His Ancestors Borderers ?Biography of James Hogg, with reference to his ancestors and relatives after arrival in Boston in 1699. Other emigrant Hoggs mentioned.2 pages or more24Donald Whyte 
LintonJohn Keddie LintonAn enquiry regarding John Keddie Linton killed in action during World War 1.1 page or more86Mrs. Dee Brook 
LintonLife in Linton with William Pringle's FamilyAbsorbing account of William Pringle, his children, and his grandson, Thomas Pringle, the 'Poet of South Africa'.4 pages or more20Barbara E. Turner 
LintonA Policeman's LotArticle on the lie of Alexander Linton born in 1829 at Kirkhope who became a river bailiff and later a policemen in Caithness. Requirements for admission to the police force and some general background regarding a policeman's lot. Letter he returned to the Borders and had various positions; as a factory night watchman, as a stone dyke builder and was still employed as a stonebreaker at age 71.3 pages or more79Charles Borthwick 
LintonThomas Pringle, Writer, Poet and Anti-Slavery CampaignerAn account of the life of Thomas Pringle born at Linton in 1789 who went on to become a respected poet an close acquaintance of Sir Walter Scott. He later emigrated to South Africa where he experiences many travails. The article recounts these experiences and how the family overcame many difficulties as early settlers. He founded a school and wrote a book on the state of the English settlers. He became a noted campaigner for human rights and came to be known as "the father of South African Poetry"9 pages or more82Marjorie Gavin 
LintonJerdan Family HistoryThe family history of the Jerdans, who they married, and where they lived in the Borders.2 pages or more34Fred Kennington 
LittleWhy couldn’t he have been called Ebenezer ?Article examining which John Little is the author's ancestor.4 pages or more42Jessie Hislop 
LittleA 'Scot' Moves to South AfricaBiography of Archibald Little, born Melrose, 11th Jan 1829, died 13 Dec 1921, Johannesburg. Brief notes on his occupations, and service in the Basuto War.2 pages or more44Tony Little 
Little BillyDr George Henderson of Chirnside (1800 - 1864)Part 1 of an account of George Henderson of Chirnside, a medical doctor, who also found time for his interests in local history and customs, botany and poetry.12 pages or more62 
Little YorkOntario Genealogical Society summer campWhere to research in Ontario for your Canadian cousins.2 pages or more37D. C. Jeffrey 
LittledeanJohn Duns ScotusA mention of events to commemorate the 750th anniversary of the birth of John Duns Scotus, genealogy research and the seeking of a possible DNA connection.1 page or more89Ronald Morrison 
LiverpoolJourney to AustraliaThe vivid descriptions of life at sea recorded in James Stewart's diary will be of interest to all of us whose ancestors left these shores in the 19th century.5 pages or more37Dr J. B. Sproule 
LivingstoneColonel Walter Scott (pre 1613-1650) of Hartwoodburn, SelkirkshireAn enquiry to discover more on Colonel Walter Scott of Hartwoodburn who was a member of the Scottish parliament and who was killed at the Battle of Dunbar in 1650 - also of his Dutch wife.4 pages or more91Vincent Tickner 
LloydTracing Your Family Tree May Not Always Be PleasantAccount of research into one specific family. Very detailed - a lot of research.3 pages or more42Margaret C. Lawson 
Lloyd GeorgeStoddartMargaret Stoddart, born 1831, and her very interesting history. From stot-herd,one who tended cattle 1376. Earliest mention in Douglas Barony of Buittle.2 pages or more38Audrey Mitchell 
LockhartGenealogy of the Symington Family A review of the book 'The Genealogy of the Symington Family' by the Rev Henry Paton kindly donated to the Society.less than 1 page88Ronald Morrison 
LockieMore GladstonesMore history of the Gladstones covers a family from Kirk Yetholm and their emigration to Australia and New Zealand. It lists many decendants from this family.1 page or more37Warren A. Spence 
Log BooksAbbey St Bathans, Cranshaws and LongformacusA brief description of 3 neighbouring parishes and the records available.2 pages or more73 
LoganLauder of Edrington,the castle and early referencesThe history of the Lauder's from when they owned the Bass Rock to when they were custodians of Berwick on Tweed castle.5 pages or more41Gregory Lauder Frost 
LoganKelso Mail ExtractsSix birth announcements published in the newspaper in 1803 & 1804.1 page or more73Marjorie Gavin 
LoganHarper Family TreeThis is a copy of a family tree of the Harper family.1 page or more7Mrs B. Logan 
LoganDeath duty registerExtracts from the death duty registers (seen at the public record office, Chancery Lane, London). Relating to Wills proved in the Prerogative Court of Canterbury.3 pages or more4 
LoganPierre Merlet and the Humes of BroomhouseAn account of the author's researches to prove that Helen Home of Broomhouse was responsible for the smuggling out of France during the French Revolution of the infant Pierre Merlet who later became a distinguished linguist.6 pages or more90David Wesley 
LoganAustralian deaths recorded in Hawick Advertiser part 2 1874-1890Deaths in the Hawick Advertiser, it also covers other parts of the Borders.4 pages or more37Marjorie Gavin 
LoganMore Extracts from the Kelso Mail 1804Some birth extracts from the Kelso Mail in 1804.1 page or more85 
LoganWith the Border Volunteers to PretoriaReview of a book donated to the Society ' With the Border Volunteers to Pretoria' by Lieut William Home recording their exploits during the Boer War and with a detailed list of names.2 pages or more90Ronald Morrison 
LogieThe Kidstons of StowA very comprehensive account of the early Rev Kidston from Stow and their thirteen children and who they married.1 page or more12John Kidston Tait 
LondonWays of Arguing in the Social SciencesThis article is an extended version of a talk given to the Society on 17th September 2000, and follows an earlier article in the "Scottish Genealogist" in 1997 on the theme of methods of approach for family history researchers. Uses Hoy ancestors for examples.3 pages or more46Charles Hoy 
LondonderryThe Kidstons of StowA very comprehensive account of the early Rev Kidston from Stow and their thirteen children and who they married.1 page or more12John Kidston Tait 
LongformacusKnow your parish LongformacusThe history, and how Longformacus got its name. Its population and parish records.1 page or more21 
LongformacusPoor Relief in the 1840sA review of the operation of the poor relief in the early 19th century. It includes the size of the allowances paid and an estimate of the cost of living at the time.4 pages or more71Peter Munro 
LongformacusLongformacusA cautionary tale from 1871 and some extracts from the school log book,2 pages or more73 
LongformacusAbbey St Bathans, Cranshaws and LongformacusA brief description of 3 neighbouring parishes and the records available.2 pages or more73 
LongformacusLongformacus Free ChurchDiscovery of a poem written in 1869 relating to Longformacus Free Church.2 pages or more91 
LongformacusTo Follow the Dogs and Carry the StickAn account of life and shepherding in the Lammermuirs before and during and immediately after the Second World War.1 page or more90Bob Jaffray 
LongstaffeJames Thomson, Capt. James Cook R.N., Ednam and ClevelandThe connection of Rev. James Thomson and Capt. Cook with the village of Ednam.1 page or more27P. D. Thomson 
LoosPiper Laidlaw MemorialNotes on a ceremony to mark the 100th. Anniversary of the events during the Battle of Loos leading to the awarding of the Victoria Cross to Piper Daniel Laidlaw.less than 1 page89 
Lord MintoThe Case of the missing RegistersIn 1818 Jean Waddell a humble tailor's daughter found by chance she could inherit a estate in Linlithgowshire. How she went about trying to prove her case.3 pages or more22Gavin Waddell 
LorrainWilliam Lorrain-Borders SchoolmasterDuring the last war attics were cleared of paper and, from an attic in Jedburgh there appeared a collection of papers concerning the Rector of Jedburgh Grammar School, William Lorrain.less than 1 page27Audrey Mitchell 
LothianThe Ayton BardThis is in issues 16 and 17. Robert Mennon was a well known Borders bard and contributed to many Scottish weeklies.5 pages or more16A. Michael Mennim 
LoughBowmakers and Currys in the New WorldBorder origins of author's family, and arrivals in New York and Montreal.1 page or more13Norman J Bowmaker 
LowDeath duty registerExtracts from the death duty registers (seen at the public record office, Chancery Lane, London). Relating to Wills proved in the Prerogative Court of Canterbury.3 pages or more4 
LoweCanadian StraysSome discoveries of Lowland strays from Grey township, Ontario1 page or more30J. Hislop 
LowickPresbyterian Migration into NorthumberlandThis is a list of names from the Communion Rolls of some Presbyterian churches in Northumberland. This is in more than one Magazine.2 pages or more19Don Mason 
LowlandsThe Lowland ClearancesTalk given on 19 November 2006, about the Lowland Clearances which preceded the much more infamous Highland Clearances.7 pages or more66Peter Aitchison & Andrew Cassell 
LowrieBowden School RecordsBowden School admission records from 1872. Also lists their parent or guardian.2 pages or more25 
LucknowNames of Soldiers and others who died in India mainly between 1930-36A list of names and their regiments, and where buried.1 page or more30 
LumgairA View of Newtown St Boswells 1840-1920A review of the book 'Newtown St. Boswells 1840 to 1920' by J.D. Smith.1 page or more85Ronald Morrison 
LumgairBand of BrothersAn account of the First World War experiences of the Murdoch family, originally from Perthshire but who settled in Galashiels, their deaths and tragedies and the effect of the families back home.3 pages or more88Trevor Stewart 
LumgairK.O.S.B. MemoriesThis is a look at the talk given by Gavin Richardson, who must be the best informed on the first world war and Gallipoli.2 pages or more25Gavin Richardson 
LumsdenJames S. Hogg, 1851-1906, Governor of Texas - Were His Ancestors Borderers ?Biography of James Hogg, with reference to his ancestors and relatives after arrival in Boston in 1699. Other emigrant Hoggs mentioned.2 pages or more24Donald Whyte 
LunacyDingleton Hospital, MelroseSome notes on Dingleton Hospital, Melrose and how to access information of those having a connection.1 page or more87 
Lunatic AsylumEscape from DingletonSome of the inmates of Dingleton Asylum, Melrose tried to escape. A few entries from the Register of escapes are listed here.3 pages or more74Peter Munro 
LunnThe Border Archive-For Queen and CountyThis is a list of all the men between the ages of 18 and 45 residing in Roberton in 1807.2 pages or more10Robert Miller 
LusitaniaForgotten Borders Andrew Cocburn 1871- 1955Born Kelso 1871 of a Blacksmith. Second engineer on the Lusitania,he also had two terms on the Mauretania .2 pages or more29Andrew Cockburn 
LyleThe Story of a StrayAccount of Robert Burgon, a fisherman from Berwick who was drowned in 1850 with William Burgeon, Joseph Cowlin, George Swinton, and the boy David Lyle, and buried in Inverbervie.2 pages or more47Murray Nicoll 
LylestoneBrave BorderlandConnections between the Borders and the Canadian state of Ontario, some poetry, and 2 buses.3 pages or more63Fred Kennington 
LyneLyne , Megget and Manor Monumental InscriptionsSome notes on the CD of Monumental Inscriptions and other records of Lyne, Megget and Manor published by the Society.1 page or more88 
LynnOld soldiers of the eighteenth centuryThis is a list and some extracts from War Office records at the Public Record Office at Kew. If you are studying shoemakers - read this.1 page or more11E. A. Gray 
LyteBirthplace EdnamAn account of some of the famous people born in the Parish of Ednam.2 pages or more87 
MaCaskillAbout the ShillinglawFamily history about the Shillinglaws family.1 page or more5Ada Elizabeth Shillinglaw 
MacCorquodaleUpdate on Surnames and ClansmenAdditional notes, about the lands of Fantalane, relating to the author's book.1 page or more43Michael Robson 
MacDonaldScots in AntiguaNote about St John's Cathedral, Antigua where the author found an splendid marble memorial for Robert Peddie, surgeon, native of Kelso.1 page or more61Diana Pirrie 
MackTracing Your Family Tree May Not Always Be PleasantAccount of research into one specific family. Very detailed - a lot of research.3 pages or more42Margaret C. Lawson 
MackerkindaleUpdate on Surnames and ClansmenAdditional notes, about the lands of Fantalane, relating to the author's book.1 page or more43Michael Robson 
MackintoshA Six Year Family History InvestigationAbsorbing account of James Drummond, botanist, born at Hawthornden (near Lasswade), and Thomas Drummond (also a botanist).5 pages or more23Andrew Brown 
Maclehose15 PARA - Jumping for JoyThe author's talk to the Society on 30th April 2006 about life in the Parachute Regiment, its history, and some of its characters.9 pages or more61Alasdair Hutton 
MacleodMy dig into the PastHow a birthday party of Melrose Bridge led to a very interesting tale of one man's family search.2 pages or more33Mr Turner 
MacquarieThompson Square Windsor N.S.W. - a memorial to two ScotsmanA report on the campaign to save an historic town square named after James Thompson, born Yetholm, convict emancipist and philanthropist.2 pages or more89Nina Butler 
MadagascarNorth West passage-the Melrose connectionIt is 150 years since the explorer, Sir John Franklin, vanished. This is the tale of a Melrose man who was with him on the long journey to find the North West Passage.1 page or more21 
MaddoxThe Pedigree of the Selkirk Family of Selkirk , ScotlandA family tree of the Selkirk Family.2 pages or more2James Selkirk 
MaidstoneWilliam Kerr--Portrait of a Canadian ImmigrantJohn Kerr from Peebles, emigrated to America, fought in the Civil War, was honorably discharged and settled down to a farmer's life.1 page or more12Colin Wood 
MaitlandRobert Lauder of that IlkThis is the story of the background and demise of Robert Lauder of that ilk (d.1598), one of the last to be recorded with that appellation.3 pages or more29G.M.S. Lauder-Frost 
MaitlandClan Maitland - The Earl of LauderdaleAn article by the Society Patron on the history of the Maitlands and the Clan Maitland Society.2 pages or more79The Earl of Lauderdale 
MaitlandSoup Kitchen at Dunse 1832An account of the outbreak of cholera in 1832 and minutes of the Dunse Committee of Health setting up soup kitchens with names of those to whom vouchers were issued.3 pages or more87Ronald Morrison 
MajoribanksTwo Sutherland FactorsTwo brothers from Yair who were factors for Sutherland. It also covers the Highland Clearances right up to his death.3 pages or more9Jane Gibson 
MakdougallSir Thomas BrisbaneFrom a request to Kelso Museum for details on Sir Thomas Brisbane. A history of Makerston and the City of Brisbane He was also a keen astronomer. Very interesting.2 pages or more8Zilla Oddy 
MakerstounThe relationship of place names and personal namesThe relationship is two fold: (1) Place names derived from personal names, (2) Personal names derived or adopted from place names.1 page or more21Jessie Macdonald 
MakerstounSir Thomas BrisbaneFrom a request to Kelso Museum for details on Sir Thomas Brisbane. A history of Makerston and the City of Brisbane He was also a keen astronomer. Very interesting.2 pages or more8Zilla Oddy 
MakerstounThistle and ShamrockA very well researched article on family history covering Rutherford, Brown, Atkin, and more. The Irish connection would make it very difficult.2 pages or more9John L. Alton 
MakerstounRob of TrowsBorn at Birgham, Rob was a favorite with anglers of all classes, "peer and peasant alike". A boatman of great distinction on the Tweed.2 pages or more18Mrs M. E. Mason 
MakerstounRob of TrowsA very prince of a Tweed boatman. That was the description of Rob by Sir Robert Maxwell in his Book "The Story of the Tweed".2 pages or more19 
MaltaMiscellaneous Intimations in Hawick Advertiser - Births 1854-1900Previous compilations of intimations have related to events in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the USA. These relate to births in other locations, of people originally from Hawick and surrounding area.3 pages or more58Marjorie Gavin 
MamionMennims of NorhamThe history of Norham, its castle, and how it got its name.3 pages or more25A.M.Mennim 
ManchesterFame/Infamy/Riches - a history of the Greig familyAbout the Greigs of Manchester and Oldham, originally from Ayton and Earlston.4 pages or more62Jim Greig 
ManchesterStrayTranscript of a memorial stone recorded by Manchester General Transcription Project.81 
MangertonUpdate on Surnames and ClansmenAdditional notes, about the lands of Fantalane, relating to the author's book.1 page or more43Michael Robson 
Manitoulin IslandAinslies of Dolphinston to Manitoulin IslandExcellent article on the author's Ainslie forebears from Ancrum and Lilliesleaf to their arrival and life in Canada.4 pages or more20Robert L P Morden 
MannSoup Kitchen at Dunse 1832An account of the outbreak of cholera in 1832 and minutes of the Dunse Committee of Health setting up soup kitchens with names of those to whom vouchers were issued.3 pages or more87Ronald Morrison 
ManorLyne , Megget and Manor Monumental InscriptionsSome notes on the CD of Monumental Inscriptions and other records of Lyne, Megget and Manor published by the Society.1 page or more88 
Manor ValleyThe Black DwarfAn account of the life of David Ritchie, the "Black Dwarf" of Sir Walter Scott's novel of the same name An account of his life (1741 to 1811) in and around the Manor Valley including an account of his meeting with Sir Walter Scott and after death the removal of his corpse by the Resurrectionists.5 pages or more76Ronald Morrison 
MapsMaps as historical sourcesA history of map making in Scotland and some indication as to what maps are available within the National Library of Scotland.3 pages or more76Laragh Quinney 
MapsNational Map Library of ScotlandSome details of map accessibility of the website of the National Map Library of Scotland.less than 1 page78 
MarchKnow your Parish-PolwarthDescription of the village of Polwarth, its history, the inhabitants, and their occupations.1 page or more28 
MarchmontMellerstainSynopsis of a talk on "Mellerstain" given to the society on 15th October 1995. It is a very good account of the mansion and its keepers from the past to the present.3 pages or more30M. Ellis 
MarchmontGreenlaw - an Ancient County TownSome notes on the book 'Greenlaw - an Ancient County Town' by James Denham.less than 1 page89 
Marco PoloJourney to AustraliaThe vivid descriptions of life at sea recorded in James Stewart's diary will be of interest to all of us whose ancestors left these shores in the 19th century.5 pages or more37Dr J. B. Sproule 
MarjorybanksFrom Yellow to Golden, the stately history of the Golden Retriever'An account po the history of the Golden Retriever and its Borders connection.less than 1 page88 
MarjorybanksFull of Egotism, Diaries of Rev John HastieThis is the text of Ronald's talk to the Society on 21st March 2004. It was about a diary which should appeal to those with an interest in local history, a snapshot of life in a rural Parish between 1797 and 1822, and for those connected to Edrom - an opportunity to ‘meet the ancestor’.2 pages or more55Ronald Morrison 
MarmionThe Aytons of AytonThe parish of Ayton from the Norman family De Vesci who changed their name to Ayton to a history of the village.2 pages or more17James Eaton 
MarriageThe Costs of Church Services in Scottish ParishesStructure of costs for church services, i.e. christenings, weddings and burials in Berwickshire and Roxburghshire between 1725 and 1832.4 pages or more53David Richardson 
MarriageAustralian Intimations in Hawick AdvertiserBirths 1858-1897, Marriages 1854-1900, Deaths 1853-1862, in Australia of people originally from Hawick and surrounding area.8 pages or more54Marjorie Gavin 
marriageKelso Mail Marriage entriesSome marriage entries recorded in the Kelso Mail between 1808 and 1823.2 pages or more76Marjorie Gavin 
MarriageAmerican Intimations in the Hawick Advertiser Births 1859-1900 and Marriages 1855-1872Births and marriages in America of people originally from Hawick and surrounding area.4 pages or more48Marjorie Gavin 
MarriageCrossing the BorderNotes on Linda Bankier's talk to the Society on 20th February 2005, mainly about the differences between English and Scottish records, irregular marriages, and the Berwick Record Office's holdings.1 page or more57Linda Bankier 
MarriagesAmerican Intimations in Hawick Advertiser - Marriages 1872-1875Marriages in America of people originally from Hawick and surrounding area.less than 1 page49Marjorie Gavin 
MarriagesCanadian Intimations in the "Hawick Advertiser" 1855 - 1898A list of births and marriages of Canadians intimated in the Hawick Advertiser between 1855-1898, with brief additional notes on some items.4 pages or more47Marjory Gavin 
MarriagesNew Zealand Intimations in Hawick Advertiser - 1861-1896Births and marriages, 1861-1896, in New Zealand of people originally from Hawick and surrounding area.2 pages or more56Marjorie Gavin 
MarriagesAmerican Intimations in Hawick Advertiser - Marriages 1876-1900Marriages in America of people originally from Hawick and surrounding area.2 pages or more50Marjorie Gavin 
MarshallJames S. Hogg, 1851-1906, Governor of Texas - Were His Ancestors Borderers ?Biography of James Hogg, with reference to his ancestors and relatives after arrival in Boston in 1699. Other emigrant Hoggs mentioned.2 pages or more24Donald Whyte 
MartinLamberton TollSome notes on the history of Lamberton Toll and irregular marriages with particular reference to the Dixon (Dickson) family who resided there.2 pages or more85Jennifer Dunlop 
MartineWays of Arguing in the Social SciencesThis article is an extended version of a talk given to the Society on 17th September 2000, and follows an earlier article in the "Scottish Genealogist" in 1997 on the theme of methods of approach for family history researchers. Uses Hoy ancestors for examples.3 pages or more46Charles Hoy 
MartineChurch and School Connections in the Borders: 1717-1869 and earlierAccount of various Hoy ancestors, many connected with the Church. A lot of research has gone into this.4 pages or more40Charles Hoy 
Martin-PeakeHMS PathfinderAn account of the sinking in 1914 of HMS Pathfinder off St. Abb's Head, Berwickshire viewed by Aldous Huxley.less than 1 page86 
MartynLetters of the Andersons of SelkirkGrateful acknowledgement to Tim Anderson of a transcript of letters of the Andersons of Selkirk, soldiers, surgeons and explorers (1804-1820) with particular reference to Mungo Park and his trip to Africa.1 page or more91 
MasonThe Walter Mason PapersThe Walter Mason Papers. This is a brief description of the collection held by the museum services of Scottish Borders Council.1 page or more19Walter Elliot 
MastersonMasterton Family WebsiteA link to the Masterton Family History Websiteless than 1 page0 
MastertonThe Tweedsmuir ConnectionReport of the society's summer outing to Upper Tweeddale.1 page or more13Violet Jardine 
MastertonMasterton Family WebsiteA link to the Masterton Family History Websiteless than 1 page0 
MatherA walk around Foulden in the thirties and fortiesThe following article was written by Jean Greenland for her granddaughters. She lived in the Manse at Foulden and traveled mostly on foot to all the surrounding area with her parents. Very good.2 pages or more32Mrs. Jean Greenland 
MatherDeath in the Borders: 19th Century Border Murder CasesThis is the review of a book by Norrie McLeish, Border Murder Cases with a great deal of research that has gone into this volume. Gypsies, Landlords, and farm workers.2 pages or more30Norrie McLeish .(Review by Hugh K. Mackay) 
MathesonMy NamesakeAbout the Telford family from the Hawick area. He moved around from Langlee, Ancrum. They were buried in Melrose.less than 1 page3Helen (Telford) Reichenbach 
MathewsonExecutions don't come cheapAn account of the hanging at Fans, Earlston of Robert Scott for the murder of two companions on their returning from a fair in the Town and the costs involved in the execution.1 page or more81Ronald Morrison 
Mattthew LittleThe Palseys of CraigThe story of Palseys of Craig - a two part story in issues 2 and 3 covers military and personnel accounts of many Palsleys, if you are connected, it must be for you.3 pages or more2R.C.Wood 
MauldsheughOn the BusesAn article from The Southern Reporter of October 29th 1959 about George Turnbull's working life from 1913 to 1959, as a chauffeur or mechanic until 1924, then various jobs for a local bus company.2 pages or more66Charles Borthwick 
MauldsheughOn the BusesAn article from The Southern Reporter of October 29th 1959 about George Turnbull's working life from 1913 to 1959, as a chauffeur or mechanic until 1924, then various jobs for a local bus company.2 pages or more66Charles Borthwick 
MauleDavid Reid Dewar - Another of War's VictimsThe story of David Reid Dewar, originally from Cumnock but who moved to Peebles before enlisting and being severely mentally affected by his experiences in the Great War. His subsequent life when he was described as 'confused, incoherent and delusional'.2 pages or more89Margaret Ross 
MaunsellSusanna Pringle's Birthday bookThis Pringle tale goes from Browndeanlaw to Yetholm, London, New Brunswick and beyond-very interesting.4 pages or more16Maxine Flaherty 
MauritainaForgotten Borders Andrew Cocburn 1871- 1955Born Kelso 1871 of a Blacksmith. Second engineer on the Lusitania,he also had two terms on the Mauretania .2 pages or more29Andrew Cockburn 
Mavis BankThe Days of Our Youth - Memories of MelroseThis article has been extracted from a much longer memoir that John Dick wrote when he retired around 1950. He was born in 1889, the second son of William Dick, an ironmonger in Melrose and his wife Isobella Lauder. He emigrated to Canada as a young man where he eventually became the Chief Cost Accountant for Sun Life Assurance Company. John served in the Canadian Expeditionary Force in World War I as a quarter-master sergeant. Although he was twice married he had no children.7 pages or more67John Dick 
MavisbankWilliam Dick (1849 - 1932)Account of William Dick, a blacksmith in Fountainhall and his family4 pages or more63Margaret Dick 
MaxtonThe relationship of place names and personal namesThe relationship is two fold: (1) Place names derived from personal names, (2) Personal names derived or adopted from place names.1 page or more21Jessie Macdonald 
MaxtonThe Lillico Family - Chain Migrants to Gloucester Township, OntarioThe story of a family that emigrated from Roxburghshire to Ontario8 pages or more70Eleanor Lillico 
MaxtonFrom Cowal to the BordersThe Agricultural migration of workers and the history of the Whyte Family.2 pages or more7Donald Whyte 
MaxwellFlowers of the Forest: Borderers who fell at FloddenNames of the Borderers who died at the battle of Flodden, 1514.2 pages or more26Andrew Cockburn 
MaxwellFriends of Hoar CottageAn account of Hoar Cottage, a shepherd's cottage on Exmoor in North Devon which has connections with shepherds from the Scottish Borders.1 page or more91Bette Baldwin 
MaxwellThe Flowers of the ForestBorders who fell at Flodden A list of nobility who fell in the battle The rank and file fell with no records.2 pages or more26Andrew Cockburn 
MaxwellThe relationship of place names and personal namesThe relationship is two fold: (1) Place names derived from personal names, (2) Personal names derived or adopted from place names.1 page or more21Jessie Macdonald 
MaxwellBirthplace EdnamAn account of some of the famous people born in the Parish of Ednam.2 pages or more87 
MaxwellheughMaxwellheugh Cottage - the biography of a houseA review of the families who had inhabited a house on the outskirts of Kelso.8 pages or more73Isobel Gordon 
Mc CrackenA family of TanishGeorge Tanish who married Catherine Gilroy from Selkirk and their decendants.4 pages or more4P. Tanish- Hardie 
Mc FarlandThe Altarstone at StoboStobo Slate Quarry "inferior to no slate whatever". Also a connection to Merlin and Arthur.1 page or more10Isobel Jardine 
Mc LeanThe mole catchers of LilliesleafThe story of a mole and rabbit catcher in the Lilliesleaf area.1 page or more18Mrs S.J. Hodgkinson 
McCleanThistle and ShamrockA very well researched article on family history covering Rutherford, Brown, Atkin, and more. The Irish connection would make it very difficult.2 pages or more9John L. Alton 
McClintockThe Fairholme Memorial (Holy Trinity Churchyard, Melrose)An article on the memorial in Holy Trinity Churchyard, Melrose to James Walter Fairholme, RN who perished with the Franklin expedition of 1845 to discover the North West Passage and an account of the expedition itself.89John Wood 
McCrieDuns, Burgh on the Merse and Surrounding VillagesReview of the book Dunse Burgh on the Merse with the Surrounding Villages' by James Denham.1 page or more91 
McDonaldScots in AntiguaNote about St John's Cathedral, Antigua where the author found an splendid marble memorial for Robert Peddie, surgeon, native of Kelso.1 page or more61Diana Pirrie 
McDonaldA Fortunate Experience at ColdinghamDiscovering a family grave in the churchyard at Coldingham Priory.1 page or more89Ian Blackie 
McDougalMore Extracts from the Kelso Mail 1804Miscellaneous Extracts from the Kelso Mail 1804.1 page or more86 
McDougallGeorge Fleming M.A.Article on George Fleming MA, distinguished educationalist.1 page or more86Ian McGregor 
McEwanPolwarth on the GreenA history of Polwarth that was handed out by Colin Wood on the outing to Polwarth, Oct 1988.1 page or more8Colin Wood 
McgillExtracts from Dunse Barony RecordsExtracts from the author's book, Dunse Barony Records, in the 1760s.2 pages or more68Ronald Morrison 
McGinnCharles McGinnSome notes on Charles McGinn born at Stow in 1865 and his emigration to Australia.2 pages or more87Michael and Chris Hume 
McIntoshPolice and Criminal RecordsAn account of the indexing of the Selkirk Criminal Register 1897 to 1918 and what to expect to find.3 pages or more86Elma Fleming 
McKayMore Canadian Intimations in the 'Hawick Advertiser'Deaths (1863-1864) extracted from the "Hawick Advertiser" of people connected to the Borders, and other places in southern Scotland. Continued from issue 40.less than 1 page43Marjory Gavin 
McKenzieMcKenzie's around the River AleAn account of McKenzies in and around the Borders.4 pages or more49W E McKenzie 
McKinlay TariffSt Mary's MillFrom the start of the Mill in 1894 through good and bad times . How the mill was used through both world wars.3 pages or more36Jane Gibson 
McLarenThe Pedigree of the Selkirk Family of Selkirk , ScotlandA family tree of the Selkirk Family.2 pages or more2James Selkirk 
McLarenWorld War 1 Rugby InternationalistsAn account by the author of how she sought out and visited the memorials to international rugby players who lost their lives in World War 1.2 pages or more88Esher Davies 
McLeishThe People of the LammermuirsDetailed history of the Lammermuirs from Celtic times to the 19th century.5 pages or more23Norrie McLeish 
McLeishBorder MurdersThis is a stroll around the Borders looking into, with some depth, the murders in the 1800s.2 pages or more32Norrie Mcleish 
McMathJames S. Hogg, 1851-1906, Governor of Texas - Were His Ancestors Borderers ?Biography of James Hogg, with reference to his ancestors and relatives after arrival in Boston in 1699. Other emigrant Hoggs mentioned.2 pages or more24Donald Whyte 
McNaughtExtracts from Dunse Barony RecordsExtracts from the author's book, Dunse Barony Records, in the 1760s.2 pages or more68Ronald Morrison 
McNeileK.O.S.B. MemoriesThis is a look at the talk given by Gavin Richardson, who must be the best informed on the first world war and Gallipoli.2 pages or more25Gavin Richardson 
McNiele The men who marched awayIf you have heard Gavin speak, you will know how he has devoted his all spare time to this subject this is the K.O.S.B. part in Gallipoli, another Flodden. Men missing: Gala 54, Hawick 52, Jedburgh 18, and so on.3 pages or more9Gavin Richardson 
McPhersonCeltic v Pick of the BordersAn account of a football match between Glasgow Celtic and 'Pick of the Borders' in 1906.1 page or more88Kenny McLean 
McVittieFamily Tree Maker OnlineDescription of some of the features and benefits of using a family history computer program with the Internet2 pages or more40Allan McVittie 
Meadowbank houseTweedmount House Tweedmount Road MelroseA great deal of research has gone into this article on a house from when the land was bought to when it was last sold.2 pages or more38Valerie Mackay 
MedalsGranddad's MedalsA description of the campaign medals awarded to servicemen and women in WWI. The medal records are often the only record of a forebears service in the army during that conflict.1 page or more72David Rudram 
Medical AssistanceAspects of Borders Life in the early 1840sPart 2 of a talk given to the Society on 19th September 1999. Discusses wages of artisans, workers’ household budget, unemployment, poor relief, and medical assistance. Continued from issue 44, and in issue 46.6 pages or more45Peter Munro 
Medical StaffWorld War 1 Medical RecordsHow to access information of doctors and other medical staff who served during World War 1 and what information might be available.1 page or more84Peter Munro 
MedicineDr George Henderson of Chirnside (1800 - 1864)Part 1 of an account of George Henderson of Chirnside, a medical doctor, who also found time for his interests in local history and customs, botany and poetry.12 pages or more62 
MeekPolice and Criminal RecordsAn account of the indexing of the Selkirk Criminal Register 1897 to 1918 and what to expect to find.3 pages or more86Elma Fleming 
MeggetLyne , Megget and Manor Monumental InscriptionsSome notes on the CD of Monumental Inscriptions and other records of Lyne, Megget and Manor published by the Society.1 page or more88 
MeikledaleA Border family and the curious case of Sherlock HolmesAbout the author's ancestor, William Scott, his cattle dealing partnership with George Bell, and his coal-mine at Rowanburn in the 18th century, and Dr Joseph Bell, the inspiration for Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes.3 pages or more60John Webley 
MelbourneAdam moves to the BordersAdam Brown bought a small plot of land in West Linton in 1839 after which he emigrated to Australia with seven of his nine children-this story covers their history.2 pages or more34Helen M. Booth 
MelbourneBorn in the BordersA list of names that have been extraced from the Death Index (1855-6) of Victoria, Australia. Also, where to obtain copies of death certificates.1 page or more21Barbara E. Turner 
MelbourneMelrose to Melbourne - The Story of one Wallace familyInteresting account of the author's Wallace research, ancestral emigration from Melrose to Sydney, Australia, farming, and the army. Two interesting photographs, too.3 pages or more67Richard Balsillie 
MelbourneJourney to AustraliaThe vivid descriptions of life at sea recorded in James Stewart's diary will be of interest to all of us whose ancestors left these shores in the 19th century.5 pages or more37Dr J. B. Sproule 
MellerstainMellerstainSynopsis of a talk on "Mellerstain" given to the society on 15th October 1995. It is a very good account of the mansion and its keepers from the past to the present.3 pages or more30M. Ellis 
MelroseLangshaw Mill Decree of 1608Extract Decree relating to Langshaw Mill. The Decree is interesting for genealogists because of the very considerable number of people mentioned in it.1 page or more59Gregory Lauder-Frost 
MelroseCeltic v Pick of the BordersAn account of a football match between Glasgow Celtic and 'Pick of the Borders' in 1906.1 page or more88Kenny McLean 
MelroseA 'Scot' Moves to South AfricaBiography of Archibald Little, born Melrose, 11th Jan 1829, died 13 Dec 1921, Johannesburg. Brief notes on his occupations, and service in the Basuto War.2 pages or more44Tony Little 
MelroseCavers & DistrictTalk given in February 2007 about the history of the kirk and parish of Cavers, and its links with Melrose, St Cuthbert, and other famous people.6 pages or more64Jean Muir 
MelroseDingleton Hospital, MelroseSome notes on Dingleton Hospital, Melrose and how to access information of those having a connection.1 page or more87 
MelroseMelrose to Melbourne - The Story of one Wallace familyInteresting account of the author's Wallace research, ancestral emigration from Melrose to Sydney, Australia, farming, and the army. Two interesting photographs, too.3 pages or more67Richard Balsillie 
MelroseThe Fairholme Memorial (Holy Trinity Churchyard, Melrose)An article on the memorial in Holy Trinity Churchyard, Melrose to James Walter Fairholme, RN who perished with the Franklin expedition of 1845 to discover the North West Passage and an account of the expedition itself.89John Wood 
MelroseBlind Jamie DonaldsonAccount of James Donaldson, whose tombstone is in Melrose Abbey churchyard.1 page or more47Margaret Lawson 
MelroseMelrose ApprenticeshipsA report on the compilation by Society member Dr. Vivienne Dunstan on masters and apprentices in Melrose Parish between 1743 and 1804.less than 1 page83Vivienne Dunstan 
MelroseCousin Fred from HawickProblems tracing the history of a Dickson family who had lived in the Lauder area from the 17th century,3 pages or more65Jim Dickson 
MelroseA Berwickshire SchoolmasterJean Smithers has contributed this "nugget" from her investigations into the history of one of the strands of her ancestry.1 page or more11Jean Smithers 
MelroseMy dig into the pastPeebleshire family and from other parts of the Borders, an interesting tale. Also history of various bridges over the Tweed.3 pages or more34A. Turner 
MelroseMemorials to the late Rev Thomas WilliamsonDetail of a book on the Rev Thomas Williamson. minister of Melrose Secession Church for 30 years.less than 1 page90 
MelroseThe Days of Our Youth - Memories of MelroseThis article has been extracted from a much longer memoir that John Dick wrote when he retired around 1950. He was born in 1889, the second son of William Dick, an ironmonger in Melrose and his wife Isobella Lauder. He emigrated to Canada as a young man where he eventually became the Chief Cost Accountant for Sun Life Assurance Company. John served in the Canadian Expeditionary Force in World War I as a quarter-master sergeant. Although he was twice married he had no children.7 pages or more67John Dick 
MelroseMelrose: Past and PresentA story of Melrose from 3000 years B.C. to the Greenyards in 1992.2 pages or more22Mr. T Little 
MelroseMcKenzie's around the River AleAn account of McKenzies in and around the Borders.4 pages or more49W E McKenzie 
MelroseThe Cairncross family - an example of a 16th-17th century family of feuarsThis is the text of the authors' talk to the Society on 18th September 2005 titled 'Cairncross, a Border Family'. Outline of a typical noted old family in the Lauderdale/Melrose/Galashiels district, with descriptions of some of the local areas and ownership.12 pages or more59Gregory Lauder-Frost 
MelroseWilliam Dick (1849 - 1932)Account of William Dick, a blacksmith in Fountainhall and his family4 pages or more63Margaret Dick 
MelroseThe Case of Agnes GrayTaken from the Session Minutes of Melrose Parish Registers (1723-1741). A sad tale of a young girl who was cited to present herself before the Kirk Session.1 page or more19 
MelroseMy dig into the PastHow a birthday party of Melrose Bridge led to a very interesting tale of one man's family search.2 pages or more33Mr Turner 
MelroseThe Boston Family of GattonsideA tale of hand loom weavers from Gattonside who decided to visit a sister in Canada. How they eventually decided to emigrate over to Canada and they walked from New York to Upper Canada. Most of the family are buried in Melrose Church Yard.2 pages or more39M.C.Lawson 
MelroseLife in Melrose--150 years agoThis is the account of family life in Melrose in the first half of last century, from an autobiography of Catherine Helen Spence.3 pages or more11Colin Wood 
MelroseEscape from DingletonSome of the inmates of Dingleton Asylum, Melrose tried to escape. A few entries from the Register of escapes are listed here.3 pages or more74Peter Munro 
MelroseA Border Lady of the Old SchoolInterview with Mrs Jane Henderson Thomson Bell aged 83 in 1910 about her life. Written in Scots.4 pages or more20 
MelroseKelso's Ragged schoolCase histories and fate of children in the 1800s who went to a Ragged School. These three names from the excellent book that Audrey has written will make you want to purchase this book.2 pages or more9Audrey Mitchell 
Melrose Secession ChurchMemorials to the late Rev Thomas WilliamsonDetail of a book on the Rev Thomas Williamson. minister of Melrose Secession Church for 30 years.less than 1 page90 
Memorial InscriptionsMinto Memorial InscriptionsSome notes on the Minto Memorial Inscriptions published by the Society on CD.1 page or more77Elma Fleming 
Memorial InscriptionsBorder NamesA note of the most common names in the Borders extracted from the Society's transcription of Memorial Inscriptions,less than 1 page78Peter Munro 
MemoriesScottish Borders Memory Bank WebsiteBrief note about the launch of the website and its contents.less than 1 page46 
Menin Gate100 year Belgian connection to the BordersThe story of a Belgian lady who every evening attended the memorial ceremony at the Menin Gate in Ypres and her Borders connection.2 pages or more87Esther Davies 
MennimMennims of NorhamThe history of Norham, its castle, and how it got its name.3 pages or more25A.M.Mennim 
MennonThe Ayton BardThis is in issues 16 and 17. Robert Mennon was a well known Borders bard and contributed to many Scottish weeklies.5 pages or more16A. Michael Mennim 
MennonAyton History SocietyNote on a booklet 'The History of Ayton and other personal Recollections published by Ayton History Society; includes extracts from the work of T Ramsay Turner, an account by an unknown author entitled 'Happy Childhood Reminiscences of 1876' and some works by the local poet Robert Mennon.less than 1 page81 
MennonThe Ayton Bard Robert Mennon 1797-1885This is a two part article abridged from the book of the title written by A. Michael Mennim. A copy of the complete book together with maps, photgraphs and poems is in Scottish Borders Council Library Headquartors with a family tree.4 pages or more15Michael Mennon 
MenziesRob of TrowsBorn at Birgham, Rob was a favorite with anglers of all classes, "peer and peasant alike". A boatman of great distinction on the Tweed.2 pages or more18Mrs M. E. Mason 
merchantsThe Scots in PolandThe story of Scottish emigration to Poland as merchant's, engineers and farm managers. The parents of the author's mother came back to Scotland at the beginning of the 20th century.4 pages or more69Mona K. McLeod 
MerkGranny's Bawbees and other CoinsAn account of the currency of Scotland from Roman times to 1603 explaining coins such as ryals, dollars, merks, groats, bawbees, bodles and turners.6 pages or more77Peter Munro 
MerletPierre Merlet and the Humes of BroomhouseAn account of the author's researches to prove that Helen Home of Broomhouse was responsible for the smuggling out of France during the French Revolution of the infant Pierre Merlet who later became a distinguished linguist.6 pages or more90David Wesley 
MerletHelen Home of BroomhouseNotification that copies of the letters from James Home of Broomhouse, captain of marines with the Mediterranean fleet during the Napoleonic Wars written to his sister Helen have been donated to the Society.less than 1 page91 
MermaidDouglas of Springwood ParkThe name Douglas would run fear into many Englishmen. This distinguished Border family and its history3 pages or more31Donald Whyte 
MexicoMiscellaneous Intimations in Hawick Advertiser - Births 1854-1900Previous compilations of intimations have related to events in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the USA. These relate to births in other locations, of people originally from Hawick and surrounding area.3 pages or more58Marjorie Gavin 
MichiganFrom Kelso to KalamazooAn account of the life of George 'Celery' Taylor' born in Kelso in 1803 gardener who emigrated to Kalamazoo, Michigan and is noted for introducing celery into the United States. Kept a detailed diary which also records his experiences on his return visits to Scotland in 1871 and 1874.78Margaret Jeary 
MiddleburgCoercion or Consensus? The Government of a Border Burgh in the Sixteenth CenturyThe Burgesses, and how they looked after Selkirk. The privileges that they gave themselves. Continued in issue 26.5 pages or more25Peter Symms 
MiddlemissWith the Border Volunteers to PretoriaReview of a book donated to the Society ' With the Border Volunteers to Pretoria' by Lieut William Home recording their exploits during the Boer War and with a detailed list of names.2 pages or more90Ronald Morrison 
MiddlemistOld Emigrant’s DiariesExtract from diary of Margaret Charteris, wife of Thomas Hinshelwood, emigrant from Jedburgh, ship ‘Nebo’, to Queensland, in 1883.4 pages or more40Jane Gibson 
MidlemCD Review - Bowden Monumental InscriptionsReview of the content of this publication, and suggestions of other useful publications.1 page or more67Norrie McLeish 
Midside Maggie Midside MaggieBrave BorderlandConnections between the Borders and the Canadian state of Ontario, some poetry, and 2 buses.3 pages or more63Fred Kennington 
Military RecordsBerwickshire Fencible CavalryDetails of military discharge records during and following the Napoleonic Wars (1814-1835) which may be of interest to those researching their ancestors. An interesting mix of Bordermen and those from south of the Border. These records are from the National Archives at Kew.1 page or more84 
MillLangshaw Mill Decree of 1608Extract Decree relating to Langshaw Mill. The Decree is interesting for genealogists because of the very considerable number of people mentioned in it.1 page or more59Gregory Lauder-Frost 
MillarExtracts from Dunse Barony RecordsExtracts from the author's book, Dunse Barony Records, in the 1760s.2 pages or more68Ronald Morrison 
MillarIn the hands of the TurkThe story of a collection to pay a ransom of a man who fell into the hands of a Turk. This is as told in the Register of the Privy Council for the year 1677.1 page or more21Jane Gibson 
MillerJedburgh Border Games, 1919Cannon-fire at 6am signalled the start of the Games. Has notes of winners of various events.1 page or more63John Murray 
Millerm Roxburghshire to Delaware County: The 19th Century Miller Letters - Part 1Account of letters written between 1818 and 1864 from Scotland to David Miller (1795-1883), and his wives, and relatives. David Miller was the son of Thomas Miller, a beadle of Roberton Kirk.4 pages or more64John W. Hoy 
MillerThe Miller Family of Hawick, Scotland and Delaware County, New YorkThis Miller family who emigrated from Hawick or Roberton-they set up a farm in the Catskill mountains of New York.2 pages or more34C. Raymond La Fever 
MillerAustralian Deaths Recorded in the Hawick Advertiser 1854-1873A list of people from Hawick who died in or on the way to Australia. Very comprehensive.3 pages or more36Marjory Gavin 
MillerThe Jessie Miller storyA mystery regarding the parentage of Jessie Miller born in 1793 at Coldstream - her marriage to a Robert Scott who was later convicted for murder and questions about the number of her own family.1 page or more79Mike Bucher 
MillerThomas Lewins 1816-1858Account of Thomas Lewins' life, emigration to Canada, his family, and eventual re-migration to California.7 pages or more65Mary Newbery 
MillerMy dig into the PastHow a birthday party of Melrose Bridge led to a very interesting tale of one man's family search.2 pages or more33Mr Turner 
MillerA Denholm Family And My Border MemoriesA journey through time in Denholm. From Post office, Lord Minto and his new bride to preserves cooking on the range in Meg Purness' draper's shop.3 pages or more35Jean Kelly 
MillsBowmakers and Currys in the New WorldBorder origins of author's family, and arrivals in New York and Montreal.1 page or more13Norman J Bowmaker 
Milne-GradenThe Milne-Graden papersSome notes on the records at Paxton House particularly the domestic records. There are many references to the Home and Milne-Home servants by name from the 1780s to the early 20th.less than 1 page79Ronald Morrison 
MinistersA Border Lady of the Old SchoolInterview with Mrs Jane Henderson Thomson Bell aged 83 in 1910 about her life. Written in Scots.4 pages or more20 
MinnydowFrom Hawick to Kirkpatrick-Durham by way of MoscowNotes of Grieves of Kirkpatrick-Durham in Kirkcudbrightshire, who were descendants of Walter Grieve of Branxholm Park, most of whom were farmers, but also included two eminent doctors who were physicians to the Russian court in the 18th century.2 pages or more57Linda M Chapman 
MintoMinto Memorial InscriptionsSome notes on the Minto Memorial Inscriptions published by the Society on CD.1 page or more77Elma Fleming 
MintoThe Life and Family of Dr. John LeydenEnthralling biography of the famous polymath (minister, surgeon, judge, linguist, poet and naturalist) who lived from 1775 to 1811.7 pages or more45Marjory Gavin 
MintoOne of the many Brown FamiliesA family tree of Browns in Galashiels, Selkirk areas.1 page or more26I.M. Brown 
MintoThe War Memorial at Minto by Roger J OwenSome paragraphs on the book 'The War Memorial at Minto' by Roger J Owen.less than 1 page88 
MintoA Denholm Family And My Border MemoriesA journey through time in Denholm. From Post office, Lord Minto and his new bride to preserves cooking on the range in Meg Purness' draper's shop.3 pages or more35Jean Kelly 
MintoFamily History RecordsAn archivist from the Heritage Hub in Hawick discusses a range of records that can be used to provide a fuller picture of our ancestors5 pages or more70Juline Baird 
MintoThe Parish of LanglandsThe parish of Langlands and the history of old leper hospital at Rutherford. Also the history of Langton that was absorbed into Wilton.3 pages or more35Michael Langlands 
MintoThe Turnbulls of Minto Cleuchead, Burnfoot and East MiddleFrom Hawick to Australia Extracts from a book of more than three hundred pages .3 pages or more26Mrs. Robyn Crossle 
MitchellPeebles Combination PoorhouseA brief history of poorhouses in general and Peebles Poorhouse in particular. It includes some information about staff and inmates in the late 19th century.5 pages or more74Janis Miller 
MitchellPolice and Criminal RecordsAn account of the indexing of the Selkirk Criminal Register 1897 to 1918 and what to expect to find.3 pages or more86Elma Fleming 
MitchellOntario Genealogical Society summer campWhere to research in Ontario for your Canadian cousins.2 pages or more37D. C. Jeffrey 
MitchellMinute Book of the Cordiners of Selkirk 1785 to 1835Some background on the Guild of the Cordiners (Souters) of Selkirk following the donation by Dave Anderson of a transcription of their records.2 pages or more91 
MitchellLaidlawstiel, ClovenfordsThis is history bought to life with Walter Scott, William Wordsworth and Prime Minister Gladstone. For anyone interested in Clovenfords you must read this.2 pages or more37Margaret Lawson 
Mitchell-InnesMemories of AytonMrs Patricia Payne was so interested in the articles on 'The Ayton Bard' that she felt the need to record some of her memories of Ayton before all was forgotten.less than 1 page18Patricia Payne 
MitchellsKelso's Ragged schoolCase histories and fate of children in the 1800s who went to a Ragged School. These three names from the excellent book that Audrey has written will make you want to purchase this book.2 pages or more9Audrey Mitchell 
MithagCoercion or Consensus? The Government of a Border Burgh in the Sixteenth centuryThe burgh of Selkirk, their trades, who controlled them. The baillies sergents and how they came into being. Continued from issue 25.4 pages or more26Peter Symms 
MoffatMoffat Great-GrandparentsAbout the author's farming great grandfather, John Moffat.1 page or more60David W Kennedy 
MoffatWhitsome to West SpartaThe story of Christopher Moffat and his wife Agnes Common who emigrated to Canada aboard the John Bright in 1856, some earlier history, the reason for their emigration, an account of the voyage and their subsequent life in Canada.4 pages or more81Elizabeth Doley 
MoffatFrom Cowal to the BordersThe Agricultural migration of workers and the history of the Whyte Family.2 pages or more7Donald Whyte 
Moffat15 PARA - Jumping for JoyThe author's talk to the Society on 30th April 2006 about life in the Parachute Regiment, its history, and some of its characters.9 pages or more61Alasdair Hutton 
MoffatWhy couldn’t he have been called Ebenezer ?Article examining which John Little is the author's ancestor.4 pages or more42Jessie Hislop 
MoffatOld UncleBrief biopic about Alexander Virtue, sometime schoolmaster at Nenthorn.less than 1 page20Margery V. Turnbull 
MoffattWilliam Lewins 1785-1848Account of William Lewins' life.1 page or more65Mary Newbery 
MoffetThe Early Kyles of Castleton, ScotlandThe researching of the Kyles and their history right through from the 1745 rebellion to living in Kelso in the 21st Century.2 pages or more39John Murray and Gavid Irvine 
MoirDonation to Society ArchiveAn acknowledgement of the donation to the Society of the book ' John Wood (blacksmith) - from Scotland to Rawdon N.S. in 1815 and his Descendants'.less than 1 page86 
Mole CatchersThe mole catchers of LilliesleafThe story of a mole and rabbit catcher in the Lilliesleaf area.1 page or more18Mrs S.J. Hodgkinson 
MolleA Sassenach Searches for his Scottish AncestryHow the family name may have originated. Possible connections with Kelso. The Reiver Connections An interesting historical tale.5 pages or more39George Heaviside 
MonasteriesThe Parish Churches Of BerwickshireA talk by the author given to the Society on 22nd March, 1998.5 pages or more51G A C Binnie 
MoncreiffLowland Scots in PrussiaAbsorbing account of Scots mainly in Danzig and Konigsberg from 15th to 17th centuries. A lot of names recorded.5 pages or more45G.M.S.Lauder-Frost 
MoneyGranny's Bawbees and other CoinsAn account of the currency of Scotland from Roman times to 1603 explaining coins such as ryals, dollars, merks, groats, bawbees, bodles and turners.6 pages or more77Peter Munro 
MonsAfter GallipoliAfter Gallipoli was written as a sequel to "For King and Country" and the Scottish Borderers and continues the story of the 1/4 th (Border) Battalion the Kings Own Scottish Borderers.3 pages or more21Gavin Richardson 
MonsWho was Gordon Stewart of Hawick?Intriguing investigation into an adopted great uncle who died in World War I, and turned out to be a blood relative.3 pages or more65Anne Golden 
MonteathThe Monteath MausoleumAn account of the history of the Monteath Mausoleum near St Boswells and moves to conserve.4 pages or more87John D Wood/ David Freeman 
MontgomeryDeath duty registerExtracts from the death duty registers (seen at the public record office, Chancery Lane, London). Relating to Wills proved in the Prerogative Court of Canterbury.3 pages or more4 
Montieth MausoleumThe Barons FollyThe Barons Folly at Lilliards Edge. Built by Sir John Rutherford of Edgerston. He was a Russian Baron. It was as a banker he first made his mark and connections with the Russian navy, he made his fortune.2 pages or more38John D. Wood 
MontoseIn the hands of the TurkThe story of a collection to pay a ransom of a man who fell into the hands of a Turk. This is as told in the Register of the Privy Council for the year 1677.1 page or more21Jane Gibson 
MontrealBowmakers and Currys in the New WorldBorder origins of author's family, and arrivals in New York and Montreal.1 page or more13Norman J Bowmaker 
MontrealThe Descendents of James Borrowman (1744-1813)The history of the name Borrowman from Edinburgh down to Peebles and beyond, with a pedigree chart.2 pages or more17Philip r Borrowman 
MonumentalRecording Monumental InscriptionsHow to record inscriptions on gravestones. Method used by Highland Family History Society to compile inscriprions for genealogical reference.4 pages or more54John Durham 
Monumental InscriptionsStow Monumental InscriptionsSome information on the forthcoming publication of Stow Monumental Inscriptions with reference to various documents pertaining to Stow in the National Archives of Scotland with some interesting extracts.2 pages or more83Elma Fleming 
Monumental InscriptionsTranscribing the StonesNotes on the publication of the monumental inscriptions at Heatheryett, Galashiels with some notes on the history of Galashiels Parish and the first Church at Lindean burial place of the second wife of John Knox.2 pages or more84 
Monumental InscriptionsStow of WedaleAn announcement of the publication of Stow Monumental Inscriptions with details of all names.2 pages or more85Ronald Morrison 
Monumental InscriptionsAbbey St Bathans, Cranshaws and LongformacusA brief description of 3 neighbouring parishes and the records available.2 pages or more73 
Monumental InscriptionsColdingham Monumental InscriptionsA report of the Society's publication on CD. of the Monumental Inscriptions in Coldingham Priory with some additional information.1 page or more78Elma Fleming 
Monumental InscriptionsRevised and improved edition of Kelso Abbey, Old Churchyard and St. Andrews Monumental InscriptionsNotes on the improved version of our Memorial Inscriptions covering Kelso Abbey, Old Churchyard Kelso and St. Andrews.1 page or more76 
Monumental InscriptionsLyne , Megget and Manor Monumental InscriptionsSome notes on the CD of Monumental Inscriptions and other records of Lyne, Megget and Manor published by the Society.1 page or more88 
Monumental InscriptionsBunkle and Preston Monumental InscriptionsSome background on the CD of Bunkle and Preston Monumental Inscriptions published by the Society.1 page or more90 
Monumental InscriptionsNew Society Publication EdromAn account of the publication by the Society of the Edrom Monumental Inscriptions etc. also some background on the parish and persons associated.2 pages or more91 
Monumental InscriptionsCD Review - Bowden Monumental InscriptionsReview of the content of this publication, and suggestions of other useful publications.1 page or more67Norrie McLeish 
MoorGreenlaw JailList of prisoners in Greenlaw Jail in the 1851 census.1 page or more35Carol Trotter 
MoorGreenlaw JailList of prisoners in Greenlaw Jail in the 1851 census.1 page or more35Carol Trotter 
MooreFame/Infamy/Riches - a history of the Greig familyAbout the Greigs of Manchester and Oldham, originally from Ayton and Earlston.4 pages or more62Jim Greig 
MordingtonA walk around Foulden in the thirties and fortiesThe following article was written by Jean Greenland for her granddaughters. She lived in the Manse at Foulden and traveled mostly on foot to all the surrounding area with her parents. Very good.2 pages or more32Mrs. Jean Greenland 
MordingtonThe Chisholm Highland ConnectionThe story of the Chisholm family, their involvement in medieval wars and their move from the Borders to the Highlands.5 pages or more73Gregory Lauder-Frost 
MordintonLauder of Edrington,the castle and early referencesThe history of the Lauder's from when they owned the Bass Rock to when they were custodians of Berwick on Tweed castle.5 pages or more41Gregory Lauder Frost 
MorebattleMorebattle St Lawrence Church Death RegisterTranscription of the death register (1848-1862) from Morebattle St Lawrence Church.2 pages or more49Transcribed by Jean Sanderson 
MorebattleGeorge Hope 1814-1884The story of George Hope 1814-1884 born in Morebattle who with his family emigrated to Australia, their struggles and achievements in Australia including their experiences of the 'Goldrush' and an account of their return visit to Morebattle 38 years later.4 pages or more85Alistair Hope 
Morebattle Know your Parish--HounamThe history of Hounam.1 page or more16 
MorebattleMore GladstonesMore history of the Gladstones covers a family from Kirk Yetholm and their emigration to Australia and New Zealand. It lists many decendants from this family.1 page or more37Warren A. Spence 
MorebattleKnow your Parish--MorebattleA history of Morebattle Parish and the surrounding area.1 page or more18Elespeth Ewan 
MorganA light-hearted tale--EpitaphsWe will never know what is written on our headstone, this article it gives you some ideas.1 page or more31Ian Abernethy 
MorganThe Royal College of Physicians of EdinburghExtracts from a talk given by Joan Ferguson on the Royal College of Physicians from 1681 right through the years.4 pages or more39Joan Ferguson 
MorleyHawick Baptists in the First World WarReference to a book 'Hawick Baptists in the First World War' by Roger J Owen donated to the Society.less than 1 page91 
MormonsThe Genealogical Society of UtahThe history, and the Mormons with headquarters in Salt Lake City, Utah. The Society has grown to be the largest family history reseach organisation and resource in the world.2 pages or more28Mr Rogers 
MorrisonThe Bennets of GrubetAn old Roxburghshire family associated with Kirk Yetholm and the Gypsies and their descendents.3 pages or more29Donald Whyte 
Morrison & CoEmigration from the BordersEmigration opportunities available to Borderers in the late 19th century, to Australia, Canada, and the United States.2 pages or more32Marjorie Gavin 
Morrison & CoForgotten Borders Andrew Cocburn 1871- 1955Born Kelso 1871 of a Blacksmith. Second engineer on the Lusitania,he also had two terms on the Mauretania .2 pages or more29Andrew Cockburn 
MorsafesHistory in the GraveyardBody snatching in the Borders and how it was fought.less than 1 page10Violet Jardine 
MortclothThe Costs of Church Services in Scottish ParishesStructure of costs for church services, i.e. christenings, weddings and burials in Berwickshire and Roxburghshire between 1725 and 1832.4 pages or more53David Richardson 
Mortcloth recordsColdingham mortcloth recordsThe mortcloth records are fascinating as they list every occasion when a mortcloth was hired out for a burial. This covers the Coldingham mortcloth.1 page or more28Vivienne S. Dunstan 
MortclothsDeath is for the LivingSecond part of the talk given to the Society on 15th September 2002.7 pages or more52Anne Gordon 
MoscripDeath in the Borders: 19th Century Border Murder CasesThis is the review of a book by Norrie McLeish, Border Murder Cases with a great deal of research that has gone into this volume. Gypsies, Landlords, and farm workers.2 pages or more30Norrie McLeish .(Review by Hugh K. Mackay) 
MoscriptA Remarkable CoincidenceAnecdote of a visit to the Society's library.less than 1 page40Mike Brydon 
MossideA Rutherfurd familyNotes on the name Rutherfurd taken from the book 'Rutherfurds of that Ilk'.2 pages or more21James Selkirk 
MossileeThe Search for Robert ScottAn account of the author's search for more information on his ancestor, Robert Scott, a teacher in South Africa who died in 1892 and his success in tracing his ancestry back to Selkirkshire.2 pages or more86Robin Scott 
MossmanA Case for the CommissaryThe amount of information found on any particular family is a matter of luck but time spent will be rewarding.4 pages or more33Rosemary Bigwood 
MounseyFrom Hawick to Kirkpatrick-Durham by way of MoscowNotes of Grieves of Kirkpatrick-Durham in Kirkcudbrightshire, who were descendants of Walter Grieve of Branxholm Park, most of whom were farmers, but also included two eminent doctors who were physicians to the Russian court in the 18th century.2 pages or more57Linda M Chapman 
MounseyJames Watson (Author and Historian of Jedburgh Abbey)Account of the life of James Watson, weaver, grocer, poet and writer of Jedburgh, the author's great grandfather, his descendants, and emigration to USA and Canada.10 pages or more68Rachel (Thomson) Falldien 
MoysenTracing Your Family Tree May Not Always Be PleasantAccount of research into one specific family. Very detailed - a lot of research.3 pages or more42Margaret C. Lawson 
MuirWisdom lingers: Adventures of an ex-officerFrom 1908 the Territorial movement through the First World War.3 pages or more18Stanly Gordon Ayer 
MungoBorder Influences on the Dark ContinentBorderers who played a part in the exploration and settlement of Africa. Mungo Park, Thomas Pringle, John Leyden.2 pages or more27Donald Whyte 
MungoA Six Year Family History InvestigationAbsorbing account of James Drummond, botanist, born at Hawthornden (near Lasswade), and Thomas Drummond (also a botanist).5 pages or more23Andrew Brown 
Mungo NobleWho was Little Arthur Foster? Elliots at court 1675-1682Border Reivers Court sittings in the 1600's. How Cautioners upheld the Law.Also in 5 pages in issue 30 covering the same subject.5 pages or more29Michael Robson 
Mungo ParkLetters of the Andersons of SelkirkGrateful acknowledgement to Tim Anderson of a transcript of letters of the Andersons of Selkirk, soldiers, surgeons and explorers (1804-1820) with particular reference to Mungo Park and his trip to Africa.1 page or more91 
Mungo ParkKnow your Parish: YarrowA journey down through the Yarrow valley from top to bottom1 page or more32Audrey Mitchell 
MunroSchool roll of the Hawick Academy 1857-1864Hawick Academy opened in 1857 with James A. H. Murray as its Headmaster. A list of pupils who went to the school from these dates.2 pages or more6Peter Ruthven-Murray 
MunroExecutions don't come cheapAn account of the hanging at Fans, Earlston of Robert Scott for the murder of two companions on their returning from a fair in the Town and the costs involved in the execution.1 page or more81Ronald Morrison 
MurderBorder MurdersThis is a stroll around the Borders looking into, with some depth, the murders in the 1800s.2 pages or more32Norrie Mcleish 
MurdersThe Jessie Miller storyA mystery regarding the parentage of Jessie Miller born in 1793 at Coldstream - her marriage to a Robert Scott who was later convicted for murder and questions about the number of her own family.1 page or more79Mike Bucher 
MurdersExecutions don't come cheapAn account of the hanging at Fans, Earlston of Robert Scott for the murder of two companions on their returning from a fair in the Town and the costs involved in the execution.1 page or more81Ronald Morrison 
MurdochJames Paris Lee 1831--1904 His Rifles reigned supremeBorn in Hawick, the very man who designed the Lee Enfield Rifle, emigrated to Canada, The Percussion Cap, a development by Rev Alexander Forsyth.2 pages or more3Donald Whyte 
MurdochBand of BrothersAn account of the First World War experiences of the Murdoch family, originally from Perthshire but who settled in Galashiels, their deaths and tragedies and the effect of the families back home.3 pages or more88Trevor Stewart 
MurrayThe Flowers of the Forest--Borderers who fell at FloddenThe Fletcher brothers from Selkirk and were they at Flodden? Probably.1 page or more29Andrew Cockburn 
MurrayRecords of a Noble Life - Rev Archibald William Murray 1811 to 1892Born in Jedburgh, he was a missionary to Samoa and New Guinea, afterwards living in Australia till his death.3 pages or more58Ronald Morrison 
MurrayA House UnitedHow a house (Heatherlieburn, Selkirk) built by Richard Leitch in 1862 came to unite two distant Hepburn relatives who had no idea of each other’s existence.3 pages or more61Celia Baylis and Barbara Nichol 
MurrayThe Flowers of the ForestBorders who fell at Flodden A list of nobility who fell in the battle The rank and file fell with no records.2 pages or more26Andrew Cockburn 
MurrayCoercion or Consensus? The Government of a Border Burgh in the Sixteenth centuryThe burgh of Selkirk, their trades, who controlled them. The baillies sergents and how they came into being. Continued from issue 25.4 pages or more26Peter Symms 
MurrayIsabella Smith 1814-1904Account of Isabella Smith from Coldingham. Berwickshire; and her descendants.2 pages or more57Mary Newbery 
MurrayGalashiels Murrays in New South WalesMurrays first came to the fore in Eccles, follow them through generations. There is also a very touching letter in the article.2 pages or more10Donald Wyte 
MurrayThe Early Kyles of Castleton, ScotlandThe researching of the Kyles and their history right through from the 1745 rebellion to living in Kelso in the 21st Century.2 pages or more39John Murray and Gavid Irvine 
MurrayRentons in the Hutton Old Parish RegisterFor anyone with a Renton in the family this is very interesting with full name, where, and the date they were born, and more.2 pages or more10Norrie McLeish 
MurrayA Case for the CommissaryThe amount of information found on any particular family is a matter of luck but time spent will be rewarding.4 pages or more33Rosemary Bigwood 
MurrayBorder Influences on the Dark ContinentBorderers who played a part in the exploration and settlement of Africa. Mungo Park, Thomas Pringle, John Leyden.2 pages or more27Donald Whyte 
MurrayDeath duty registerExtracts from the death duty registers (seen at the public record office, Chancery Lane, London). Relating to Wills proved in the Prerogative Court of Canterbury.3 pages or more4 
MurrayJames Augustus Henry Murray (1837-1915)Biography of James Murray, a linguist, philologist, teacher. He was one of the founders of the Oxford English dictionary.1 page or more45Valerie Mackay 
MurrayFlowers of the Forest: Borderers who fell at FloddenNames of the Borderers who died at the battle of Flodden, 1514.2 pages or more26Andrew Cockburn 
Murray"My Great Grandfather died at sea"A ships Master from Irvine in Ayrshire. How Bill researched the history of a remarkable seaman. 'One of his best'.3 pages or more31Bill Murray 
MurrayRentons in the Hutton Old Parish RegisterList of persons with the surname Renton that appear in the Hutton Old Parish Register.2 pages or more13Norrie McLeish 
MurrayShillinglaw WallsShillinglaw Tower not far from Traquair it is not only a heap of stones - an interesting tale.2 pages or more38Jean Shillinglaw Ridley 
MurrayHawick CharactersNames and dates of death of a number of the persons mentioned in the book 'Hawick Characters' by Robert Murray published in 1910.1 page or more84Peter Munro 
MurrayLangshaw Mill Decree of 1608Extract Decree relating to Langshaw Mill. The Decree is interesting for genealogists because of the very considerable number of people mentioned in it.1 page or more59Gregory Lauder-Frost 
MurrayMellerstainSynopsis of a talk on "Mellerstain" given to the society on 15th October 1995. It is a very good account of the mansion and its keepers from the past to the present.3 pages or more30M. Ellis 
MurrayDrumlanrig School - 'The Ragged School'Engaging account of the 150 year history of Drumlanrig School, originally the 'Ragged School' serving an area known as the West End of Hawick.10 pages or more60Marjorie A. Gavin 
MurraySome Purves families in Duns BerwickshireA well known Berwickshire name Purves, a family from Duns in 1634 and his heirs.2 pages or more22Mrs. Evelyn Carlson 
MurraySchool roll of the Hawick Academy 1857-1864Hawick Academy opened in 1857 with James A. H. Murray as its Headmaster. A list of pupils who went to the school from these dates.2 pages or more6Peter Ruthven-Murray 
MurrayA Lad o' Pairts- George Watson (1876 -1950)An account of the life of George Watson (1876-1950) born in Jedburgh, linguist and etymologist who worked on the Oxford New English Dictionary before emigrating to United States.2 pages or more88Norrie McLeish 
MurrayJedburgh Border Games, 1919Cannon-fire at 6am signalled the start of the Games. Has notes of winners of various events.1 page or more63John Murray 
MurtheringAn act anent murthering of childrenAct of Assembly May 26th 1762 for reading the 21st Act of Parliament of the second session of parliament of King William and Queen Mary dated July 19th 1690 about murdering of children.less than 1 page21Margaret Steele 
MusgraveHawick Baptists in the First World WarReference to a book 'Hawick Baptists in the First World War' by Roger J Owen donated to the Society.less than 1 page91 
Music HallA Young Hawick Entertainer - Charles StaintonThe life of Charles Stainton who first appears in the Hawick Criminal Records aged 9 in 1903 but who went on to become a music hall artist with the Sutcliffe Troupe.3 pages or more87Elma Fleming 
MustardsKelso's Ragged schoolCase histories and fate of children in the 1800s who went to a Ragged School. These three names from the excellent book that Audrey has written will make you want to purchase this book.2 pages or more9Audrey Mitchell 
MylesHawick Baptists in the First World WarReference to a book 'Hawick Baptists in the First World War' by Roger J Owen donated to the Society.less than 1 page91 
N. RobertsonFairbairnA modern day manipulator who could be better than a Doctor for pains. Got Rugby players who got hurt at the weekend and she would fix them up.2 pages or more36kind permission of Kelso Museum 
NaesmithsPeeblesshire Families and ClansThe history of a few Peeblesshire families, Tweedies, Naesmiths, Gledstanes, Veitches, and others. Some very interesting stories come from this chapter.3 pages or more33Malcolm Archibald 
NantesA forgotten village-Huguenot refugees at PolwarthThe story of the Huguenot refugees who landed at Berwick on Tweed and travelling inland alighted on this secluded spot to settle there, is known, perhaps only by their descendants.3 pages or more6Colin Wood 
Napoleonic WarsHelen Home of BroomhouseNotification that copies of the letters from James Home of Broomhouse, captain of marines with the Mediterranean fleet during the Napoleonic Wars written to his sister Helen have been donated to the Society.less than 1 page91 
Napoleonic WarsWaterloo and BeyondSome notes by the author on his attempt to find gravestones and memorials to those who died in the Napoleonic Wars.less than 1 page88Kenneth McLean 
Napoleonic WarsBerwickshire Fencible CavalryDetails of military discharge records during and following the Napoleonic Wars (1814-1835) which may be of interest to those researching their ancestors. An interesting mix of Bordermen and those from south of the Border. These records are from the National Archives at Kew.1 page or more84 
Napoleonic WarsAn Opaque GlassAbout William Glass (or Glasgow), who had become the first governor of the South Atlantic Island of Tristan da Cunha, honoured by the Friends of Kelso Museum in 1996.2 pages or more60Audrey Mitchell 
National ArchivesBerwickshire Fencible CavalryDetails of military discharge records during and following the Napoleonic Wars (1814-1835) which may be of interest to those researching their ancestors. An interesting mix of Bordermen and those from south of the Border. These records are from the National Archives at Kew.1 page or more84 
National Archives of ScotlandStow Monumental InscriptionsSome information on the forthcoming publication of Stow Monumental Inscriptions with reference to various documents pertaining to Stow in the National Archives of Scotland with some interesting extracts.2 pages or more83Elma Fleming 
National Library of ScotlandMaps as historical sourcesA history of map making in Scotland and some indication as to what maps are available within the National Library of Scotland.3 pages or more76Laragh Quinney 
National Map LibraryNational Map Library of ScotlandSome details of map accessibility of the website of the National Map Library of Scotland.less than 1 page78 
National Trust for ScotlandArchives at Robert Smail’s Printing WorksA brief history of the famous Robert Smail’s Printing Works at Innerleithen which was started in 1866, and about their wonderful archives.2 pages or more67David Rudram 
NaughleyThe Reverand Alexander NaughleyA very interesting account of a Parish Clergyman from Stow to Threlkeld and his life story.2 pages or more31Eddie Wren 
NeedpathThe Gladstones-A studyThis is a brief outline of the Gladstone family here in the Borders and as far away as Edinburgh, and Norwich.3 pages or more35G.M.S. Lauder-frost 
Neidpath CastleKnow your parish -PeeblesArms of the Burgh Chartes. Families. Fairs, Transport A good history of the town and tale or two.3 pages or more26Jean Moffat 
Neidpath CastleLinks with old Peebles FamiliesA investigating search into old Peebles families.2 pages or more12Rena Stewart 
NeilGravestone PhotosA note on a facility provided by the Society to photograph individual gravestones, a report on one such request for a photograph of a stone to the Rev. Gilmour Neil in Drumelzier and a note on his experiences in World War 1 and how he sought to find " a little Parish, a thousand miles from anywhere".1 page or more81Ronald Morrison 
NenthornKelso Mail ExtractsSix birth announcements published in the newspaper in 1803 & 1804.1 page or more73Marjorie Gavin 
NenthornOld UncleBrief biopic about Alexander Virtue, sometime schoolmaster at Nenthorn.less than 1 page20Margery V. Turnbull 
NenthornKelso Mail August 30th. 1824Transcription of an ancient gravestone dug up at Nenthorn to one Alexander Stensone who died 1606.1 page or more78 
NesbitThe Bennets of GrubetAn old Roxburghshire family associated with Kirk Yetholm and the Gypsies and their descendents.3 pages or more29Donald Whyte 
Nesbit boat houseThistle and ShamrockA very well researched article on family history covering Rutherford, Brown, Atkin, and more. The Irish connection would make it very difficult.2 pages or more9John L. Alton 
NessBerwick-upon-Tweed Twixt Thistle and Rose-A Family Historian's NightmareLocations and types of marriages in and on the Border. Types of sources, also Parish Registers for 18th and 19th century.2 pages or more33Linda Bankier 
Nether HorsbrughInnerleithen Poll Tax Roll, 1694An Innerleithen Poll Tax Roll, 1694; transcribed by John Ballantyne. Lots of people, their occupations, the rent values of their lands, and poll taxes due. A very useful and interesting document.7 pages or more43John Ballantyne 
Netherby HallAn Elephantine trip to St Mary's LochGeorge Reavly in his history of Galashiels notes that fifty years ago not a gig could be got to hire. One of the largest trips that ever left Galashiels propelled by horse power. On the trip to St Marys Loch.2 pages or more22K. MsRae 
NetherbyresMemories of AytonMrs Patricia Payne was so interested in the articles on 'The Ayton Bard' that she felt the need to record some of her memories of Ayton before all was forgotten.less than 1 page18Patricia Payne 
New BrunswickKennington/Cowe Family History. Part 2 - Emigration to New Brunswick 1837 - James Cowe & Isabella DonaldsonDetails of the lives of further branches of the Cowe family including one that emigrated to New Brunswick.6 pages or more71Fred Kennington 
New BrunswickMigration From Glendale To New Brunswick, CanadaAccount of the families who migrated from Berwick-upon-Tweed to New Brunswick, Canada, and the hazards they faced. Includes a list of families with Glendale or Border origins were granted land.4 pages or more66Ian Herbert 
New GuineaRecords of a Noble Life - Rev Archibald William Murray 1811 to 1892Born in Jedburgh, he was a missionary to Samoa and New Guinea, afterwards living in Australia till his death.3 pages or more58Ronald Morrison 
New Yorkm Roxburghshire to Delaware County: The 19th Century Miller Letters - Part 1Account of letters written between 1818 and 1864 from Scotland to David Miller (1795-1883), and his wives, and relatives. David Miller was the son of Thomas Miller, a beadle of Roberton Kirk.4 pages or more64John W. Hoy 
New YorkCadwallader ColdenSome notes on the life of Cawallader Colden, born in Duns who went on to become the last Colonial Governor of New York State and whose image was burnt in effigy by the mob.1 page or more78Ronald Morrison 
New YorkThe Boston Family of GattonsideA tale of hand loom weavers from Gattonside who decided to visit a sister in Canada. How they eventually decided to emigrate over to Canada and they walked from New York to Upper Canada. Most of the family are buried in Melrose Church Yard.2 pages or more39M.C.Lawson 
New YorkBowmakers and Currys in the new worldThe history of the Bowmakers and Currys before and after they emigrated to the New World.1 page or more10Norman Bowmaker 
New YorkBowmakers and Currys in the New WorldBorder origins of author's family, and arrivals in New York and Montreal.1 page or more13Norman J Bowmaker 
New ZealandThe Power of the Family History CommunityAn account of a successful attempt to return war medals belonging to an Andrew Colville born in Galashiels to his family (now in New Zealand).2 pages or more90 
New ZealandNew Zealand Intimations in Hawick Advertiser - Deaths 1860-1900Deaths 1860-1900, in New Zealand of people originally from Hawick and surrounding area.2 pages or more57Marjorie Gavin 
New ZealandNew Zealand Intimations in Hawick Advertiser - 1861-1896Births and marriages, 1861-1896, in New Zealand of people originally from Hawick and surrounding area.2 pages or more56Marjorie Gavin 
New ZealandInnerleithen's All-BlackAn account by the author of how researching her Dickson line from Innerleithen, she traced an unknown descendant who had emigrated to New Zealand and played rugby for the 'All Blacks'.1 page or more84Esther Davies 
New ZealandTwo stories of 19th century emigration to Australia and New ZealandTwo stories from the 19th century of emigration to the New World; Andrew Rutherford and his family.less than 1 page12Elsie Ahrens 
New ZealandThe Haliburtens of SproustonOrigins of the Haliburtons; William who had 12 children and their emigration to New Zealand.less than 1 page12D.N. Haliburton 
NewbieThe Chisholms: Highland Names in the Borders?This is not just about the Chisholms, it delves into place names in the Borders, why they changed their names and the Highland connections.4 pages or more28Michael Robson 
NewcasletonAfter GallipoliAfter Gallipoli was written as a sequel to "For King and Country" and the Scottish Borderers and continues the story of the 1/4 th (Border) Battalion the Kings Own Scottish Borderers.3 pages or more21Gavin Richardson 
NewcastletonThe Lillico Family - Chain Migrants to Gloucester Township, OntarioThe story of a family that emigrated from Roxburghshire to Ontario8 pages or more70Eleanor Lillico 
NewcastletonSidelines on the Borders RailwayNowadays, the only railway line in the Borders is the main east coast line in Berwickshire. Lady Gibson has discovered, however, that the history of the railways has plenty of interest for family historians.1 page or more11Jane Gibson 
NewfoundlandRev. John Baird (1799-1861)--Friend of the GypsiesJohn Baird was Minister at Kirk Yetholm. He was responsible for the new bridge , rebuilding the Kirk and School. He also educated the Gypsies and brought them into the community. was a founder member of the Berwickshire Naturalists Club.4 pages or more26Donald Whyte 
NewlandsTwo stories of 19th century emigration to Australia and New ZealandTwo stories from the 19th century of emigration to the New World; Andrew Rutherford and his family.less than 1 page12Elsie Ahrens 
Newspaper ArchivesNewspaper ArchivesA note on the availability of newspaper archives on line.79 
NewspapersNewspaper ArchivesA note on the availability of newspaper archives on line.79 
NewspapersOn-line Index to Digitalised newspapersA detail of some of the newspapers which have been digitised and are accessible on line.less than 1 page83 
NewsteadMelrose: Past and PresentA story of Melrose from 3000 years B.C. to the Greenyards in 1992.2 pages or more22Mr. T Little 
NewtonEscape from DingletonSome of the inmates of Dingleton Asylum, Melrose tried to escape. A few entries from the Register of escapes are listed here.3 pages or more74Peter Munro 
Newton StewartFrom Coldstream to CanadaThe Galbraith history from Coldstream to Toronto University. A comprehensive account of the Galbraiths.3 pages or more26James Burns 
Newtown St BoswellsA View of Newtown St Boswells 1840-1920A review of the book 'Newtown St. Boswells 1840 to 1920' by J.D. Smith.1 page or more85Ronald Morrison 
NicholThe poor, crime and punishment,and the power of the Kirk in the Borders, 17th & 18th CenturiesWhen paupers died, the contents of their houses were sold by public roup. This is an account of one sale and the strength of the Kirk.2 pages or more31M. C. Lawson 
NicholInheritances and Family HistoryA short article on the inheritance of a pair of silver sugar tongs which had originally belonged to Walter Laing Wilson and his wife Janet Nichol of Ancrum.less than 1 page78Anne Golden 
NicholA Teri Forever- My Rich Border HeritageNostalgia about Hawick, and the revelation that some of her ancestors came from southern England, she has researched back to 500AD on her direct paternal line and from 1699 on other lines.3 pages or more66Anne Golden 
NicholCeltic v Pick of the BordersAn account of a football match between Glasgow Celtic and 'Pick of the Borders' in 1906.1 page or more88Kenny McLean 
NicholA House UnitedHow a house (Heatherlieburn, Selkirk) built by Richard Leitch in 1862 came to unite two distant Hepburn relatives who had no idea of each other’s existence.3 pages or more61Celia Baylis and Barbara Nichol 
NicolThe Dimma and Dickson Families of the Borders Region, ScotlandThe Dimma family from Eckford, who they married, and where they settled in Ontario. This is a well researched article into a old Border family.2 pages or more37Thomas Dimma Minster 
NicolLady Helen Hall of DunglassA review of the book 'Lady Helen Hall of Dunglass'; by Sally Wilson.2 pages or more86 
NicolThe Lillico Family - Chain Migrants to Gloucester Township, OntarioThe story of a family that emigrated from Roxburghshire to Ontario8 pages or more70Eleanor Lillico 
NicollStoddartMargaret Stoddart, born 1831, and her very interesting history. From stot-herd,one who tended cattle 1376. Earliest mention in Douglas Barony of Buittle.2 pages or more38Audrey Mitchell 
Nine Stane RigHermitage - Grim Guardian of the BordersHistory of Hermitage castle and its occupants. Continued in issue 14.2 pages or more13Norrie McLeish 
Nine Stane RigHermitage---Grim Guardian of the Borders-The history of Hermitage Castle and its inhabitants from 1207 right through. Continued in issue 11.2 pages or more10Norrie McLeish 
NisbetLowland Scots in PrussiaAbsorbing account of Scots mainly in Danzig and Konigsberg from 15th to 17th centuries. A lot of names recorded.5 pages or more45G.M.S.Lauder-Frost 
NisbetThe Aytons of AytonThe parish of Ayton from the Norman family De Vesci who changed their name to Ayton to a history of the village.2 pages or more17James Eaton 
NixsonBorder Treaties of AssuranceText from the Hamilton papers on the Treaties signed by the Border Barons with the English in 1544 . Followed by a list of the Border Clans in 1597 in the East March.5 pages or more1W.H. Oliver 
NorhamPiper Laidlaw MemorialNotes on a ceremony to mark the 100th. Anniversary of the events during the Battle of Loos leading to the awarding of the Victoria Cross to Piper Daniel Laidlaw.less than 1 page89 
NorhamMennims of NorhamThe history of Norham, its castle, and how it got its name.3 pages or more25A.M.Mennim 
North Berwick ChurchyardScottish Covenanter Memorials AssociationNote on the renovation by the Scottish Covenanter Memorials Association of stone in North Berwick Churchyard to the Rev John Blackadder and his Borders connections.less than 1 page77Ronald Morrison 
North British RailwayAnother Borderer at BalaclavaComment about James Hunter, one of the participants in the Heavy Brigade who had the task of breaking through Russian lines at Balaclava, in respect of the talk given by Will Murray and Trevor Swan entitled a “Coldstream lad at the Charge” in issue No.58.1 page or more60Colin Miller 
North NorthumberlandColdstream History SocietyA note on a project recently undertaken by the Society including the transcription of the graveyard at Lennel Cemetery, Coldstream and also a project to record detailed genealogical information of all names appearing on War Memorials in Berwickshire and North Northumberland.less than 1 page79 
North West PassageThe Fairholme Memorial (Holy Trinity Churchyard, Melrose)An article on the memorial in Holy Trinity Churchyard, Melrose to James Walter Fairholme, RN who perished with the Franklin expedition of 1845 to discover the North West Passage and an account of the expedition itself.89John Wood 
NorthumberlandThe Alternative RelationshipThe Alternative Relationship and how it can be used. Also an interesting research into the Cavers and Cammond families.3 pages or more4Mrs H. Crammond 
NorthumberlandThe Breadford Family SearchA tale of family that moved from Northumberland to Berwickshire. All were farm servants some labourers some farm stewards. There are irregular marriages, name changes and a possible pioneering birth using chloroform.6 pages or more72Bill Bradford 
NorthumberlandWilliam Lewins 1785-1848Account of William Lewins' life.1 page or more65Mary Newbery 
NorthumberlandPresbyterian Migration into NorthumberlandThis article, reprinted by permission of Northumberland and Durham FHS, is a list of persons in communion rolls, who had moved from the Scottish Borders.1 page or more20Don Mason 
NorthumberlandHarvey Settlers ReunionThis was the evening address to the reunion, about why they were in the Borders and Northumberland, and about the author's Australian cousins.3 pages or more66Ian Herbert 
NorthumberlandJames Ferguson Schoolmaster, 1814-1894How the memory of a clock led the author to research this ancestor.less than 1 page32J Ferguson 
Nova ScotiaRecording the Jardines - A one-name study17 years of research of the Jardine Clan Society. A history of the Clan and the worldwide story of the Jardines.4 pages or more27Violet Jardine 
NuriootpaWilliam Coulthard: Emigrant to South AustraliaCaptain A. J. Coultherd has sent a moving account of an intrepid explorer who moved to Australia in 1836.less than 1 page7Alfred J. Coultherd 
OgilvieWill H. Ogilvie - A Border PoetBrief notes on Will Ogilvie and the cairn to him.1 page or more23 
Old ChurchyardRevised and improved edition of Kelso Abbey, Old Churchyard and St. Andrews Monumental InscriptionsNotes on the improved version of our Memorial Inscriptions covering Kelso Abbey, Old Churchyard Kelso and St. Andrews.1 page or more76 
OldhamFame/Infamy/Riches - a history of the Greig familyAbout the Greigs of Manchester and Oldham, originally from Ayton and Earlston.4 pages or more62Jim Greig 
OliverFamily History in "The Gladstaines Bible"This is the very old history of the Gladstains in the Hawick area in and around 1645 through to 1850 . Few families can go back that far with as much confidence in the manuscript as this one.3 pages or more27Michael Robson 
OliverThe Turnbulls of Minto Cleuchead, Burnfoot and East MiddleFrom Hawick to Australia Extracts from a book of more than three hundred pages .3 pages or more26Mrs. Robyn Crossle 
OliverBorder Treaties of AssuranceText from the Hamilton papers on the Treaties signed by the Border Barons with the English in 1544 . Followed by a list of the Border Clans in 1597 in the East March.5 pages or more1W.H. Oliver 
OliverNostalgic MemoriesSandra Devlin of Queensland sent a copy of a letter written in Langholm in 1934 by T. Ritchie to his cousin, Dr. T. Oliver. An abridged version is printed in this volume.2 pages or more33Sandra Devlin 
OliverBirthplace EdnamAn account of some of the famous people born in the Parish of Ednam.2 pages or more87 
OliverReminiscences of Childhood by a Matron of 78Narrative written by the author's great grandfather's sister about their emigration from Scotland to New York in 1829. Continued in issue 42.5 pages or more41Jim Wilson 
OliverThe Olivers of Jed ValleyA History of the Olivers of the Jed Valley tracing their history from the earliest of times with reference to some of the more famous and infamous.6 pages or more85Norrie McLeish 
OliverSelkirk Migrants 1850--1865A list of emigrants from Selkirk to various parts home and abroad, from the diary of the minister of Selkirk Parish Kirk.2 pages or more9Alison Scott 
OliverFrom the Scottish Borders to South AustraliaAn account of the lives of William Oliver his wife Elizabeth Turnbull who were married at Jedburgh in1833 who emigrated to South Australia, their family and subsequent life, Contains much genealogy and notes on the Oliver DNA project.5 pages or more78Ruth Oliver 
OliverA Sassenach Searches for his Scottish AncestryHow the family name may have originated. Possible connections with Kelso. The Reiver Connections An interesting historical tale.5 pages or more39George Heaviside 
OliverThe Muster-Roll of the Jedburgh Company of Volunteers of 1804List of men from Sergeants, Corporals, and Privates, it also gives you their trade at the time. Total of men 108.2 pages or more3Sandra Duncan 
OliverNotes on the Ancestry of the Ettrick ShepherdJames Hogg (1770-1835) where he and his ancestors lived in the Borders, also who they married.2 pages or more18Donald Wyte 
OliverMore Extracts from the Kelso Mail 1804Miscellaneous Extracts from the Kelso Mail of 1804.87 
OntarioBrave BorderlandConnections between the Borders and the Canadian state of Ontario, some poetry, and 2 buses.3 pages or more63Fred Kennington 
OntarioThe Lillico Family - Chain Migrants to Gloucester Township, OntarioThe story of a family that emigrated from Roxburghshire to Ontario8 pages or more70Eleanor Lillico 
OntarioOntario Genealogical Society summer campWhere to research in Ontario for your Canadian cousins.2 pages or more37D. C. Jeffrey 
OntarioAt The BeginningA tale of one mans delve into family history from the U.K. to Canada and beyond.2 pages or more1Peter Elliot 
OrdKelso Mail ExtractsSix birth announcements published in the newspaper in 1803 & 1804.1 page or more73Marjorie Gavin 
OrdMore Extracts from the Kelso Mail 1804Some birth extracts from the Kelso Mail in 1804.1 page or more85 
OrdThe People of the LammermuirsDetailed history of the Lammermuirs from Celtic times to the 19th century.5 pages or more23Norrie McLeish 
OrdeExtracts from "The Border Magazine" January 1832A List of names and ages from births, marriages, and deaths in and around Berwick on Tweed.1 page or more35Mrs O. Wilson-Croome 
OrmistaneWill of Gibbie Hatley of Gattonside 1547Details of an interesting legacy to the Edinburgh Hangman.less than 1 page74 
OrmistonInnerleithen Poll Tax Roll, 1694An Innerleithen Poll Tax Roll, 1694; transcribed by John Ballantyne. Lots of people, their occupations, the rent values of their lands, and poll taxes due. A very useful and interesting document.7 pages or more43John Ballantyne 
OrmistonCeltic v Pick of the BordersAn account of a football match between Glasgow Celtic and 'Pick of the Borders' in 1906.1 page or more88Kenny McLean 
OvensPeel Hospital ExhibitionA report on the exhibition staged by the Society on the history of Peel Hospital.1 page or more88 
Over CommonInnerleithen Poll Tax Roll, 1694An Innerleithen Poll Tax Roll, 1694; transcribed by John Ballantyne. Lots of people, their occupations, the rent values of their lands, and poll taxes due. A very useful and interesting document.7 pages or more43John Ballantyne 
Overhaugh StreetNew PremisesAn account of the opening of the Society's new premises at 52 Overhaugh Street, Galashiels.2 pages or more86 
Overhaugh StreetPremises ReportReport on proposed works to the Society's new premises in Overhaugh Street Galashiels.2 pages or more83Bill Stewart 
Overhaugh StreetNew Premises - 52 Overhaugh StreetAn announcement of the opening of the Society's new premises.less than 1 page82 
OxfordJames Augustus Henry Murray (1837-1915)Biography of James Murray, a linguist, philologist, teacher. He was one of the founders of the Oxford English dictionary.1 page or more45Valerie Mackay 
Oxford English dictionaryJames Augustus Henry Murray (1837-1915)Biography of James Murray, a linguist, philologist, teacher. He was one of the founders of the Oxford English dictionary.1 page or more45Valerie Mackay 
OxfordshireOn John Buchan's graveAn account of a small volume by David Weekes on his search to interpret the Latin and Greek text on the grave of John Buchan in Elsfield Church, Oxfordshire.1 page or more83David Weekes 
OxtonFollowing in the Footsteps of Robert Redpath.The story of one man's journey to mine gold in Australia. There is reference to two diaries kept by other men on the voyage from Glasgow to Townsville, Queensland.3 pages or more69Irene J Redpath 
PaceBirthplace EdnamAn account of some of the famous people born in the Parish of Ednam.2 pages or more87 
PaeLady Helen Hall of DunglassA review of the book 'Lady Helen Hall of Dunglass'; by Sally Wilson.2 pages or more86 
PaisleyAn Unexpected HomecomingAn Englishman migrates to the Borders when Riddell House changes hands. He marries a local lass with links to Innerleithen.2 pages or more71David Rudram 
PaisleyAccidents and Disasters in Scotland in the 19th CenturyA list of major disasters in Scotland from 1801 to 1849.1 page or more29William P Cross 
PalestineAfter GallipoliAfter Gallipoli was written as a sequel to "For King and Country" and the Scottish Borderers and continues the story of the 1/4 th (Border) Battalion the Kings Own Scottish Borderers.3 pages or more21Gavin Richardson 
PalestineK.O.S.B. MemoriesThis is a look at the talk given by Gavin Richardson, who must be the best informed on the first world war and Gallipoli.2 pages or more25Gavin Richardson 
PalmerWorld War 1 Rugby InternationalistsAn account by the author of how she sought out and visited the memorials to international rugby players who lost their lives in World War 1.2 pages or more88Esher Davies 
PalseyThe Palseys of CraigThe story of Palseys of Craig - a two part story in issues 2 and 3 covers military and personnel accounts of many Palsleys, if you are connected, it must be for you.3 pages or more2R.C.Wood 
Parachute Regiment15 PARA - Jumping for JoyThe author's talk to the Society on 30th April 2006 about life in the Parachute Regiment, its history, and some of its characters.9 pages or more61Alasdair Hutton 
ParkLetters of the Andersons of SelkirkGrateful acknowledgement to Tim Anderson of a transcript of letters of the Andersons of Selkirk, soldiers, surgeons and explorers (1804-1820) with particular reference to Mungo Park and his trip to Africa.1 page or more91 
ParkerDr George Henderson of Chirnside (1800 - 1864)Second and final part of the account of Dr Henderson's family (the remaining 11 children born from 1841 to 1863 !) with a very early plea for the eight-hour day and some interesting poetry.8 pages or more63Bill Henderson 
PassengersArchives at Robert Smail’s Printing WorksA brief history of the famous Robert Smail’s Printing Works at Innerleithen which was started in 1866, and about their wonderful archives.2 pages or more67David Rudram 
PastonBible ReunitedA report on the tracking down of a family Bible which had originally belonged to Thomas Curry of Paston, North Northumberland.1 page or more77David Kennedy 
PatersonLowland Scots in PrussiaAbsorbing account of Scots mainly in Danzig and Konigsberg from 15th to 17th centuries. A lot of names recorded.5 pages or more45G.M.S.Lauder-Frost 
PatersonThe Case of Agnes GrayTaken from the Session Minutes of Melrose Parish Registers (1723-1741). A sad tale of a young girl who was cited to present herself before the Kirk Session.1 page or more19 
PatersonAustralian Deaths Recorded in the Hawick Advertiser 1854-1873A list of people from Hawick who died in or on the way to Australia. Very comprehensive.3 pages or more36Marjory Gavin 
PatersonA Family of Shoemakers - The Allans of PaxtonInterest account of the Allans of Paxton who were shoemakers in Paxton from around 1800 till the beginning of World War II.4 pages or more67Mary Newbery 
PathfinderHMS PathfinderAn account of the sinking in 1914 of HMS Pathfinder off St. Abb's Head, Berwickshire viewed by Aldous Huxley.less than 1 page86 
PatonMore Extracts from the Kelso Mail 1804Some birth extracts from the Kelso Mail in 1804.1 page or more85 
PatonKelso Mail ExtractsSix birth announcements published in the newspaper in 1803 & 1804.1 page or more73Marjorie Gavin 
Patrick HumeMellerstainSynopsis of a talk on "Mellerstain" given to the society on 15th October 1995. It is a very good account of the mansion and its keepers from the past to the present.3 pages or more30M. Ellis 
Patrick PensHermitage--Grim Guardian of the BordersLord Soulis and how he came to his rather barbaric death. It follows the history of Hermitage through the years. Very interesting.3 pages or more14Norrie McLeish 
Patrick SandersonLinks with old Peebles FamiliesA investigating search into old Peebles families.2 pages or more12Rena Stewart 
PattersonRentons in the Hutton Old Parish RegisterList of persons with the surname Renton that appear in the Hutton Old Parish Register.2 pages or more13Norrie McLeish 
PattersonAnother Borderer at BalaclavaComment about James Hunter, one of the participants in the Heavy Brigade who had the task of breaking through Russian lines at Balaclava, in respect of the talk given by Will Murray and Trevor Swan entitled a “Coldstream lad at the Charge” in issue No.58.1 page or more60Colin Miller 
PattersonDuns Auxiliary UnitFurther information on the Duns Auxiliary Unit.1 page or more88 
PattersonWhy couldn’t he have been called Ebenezer ?Article examining which John Little is the author's ancestor.4 pages or more42Jessie Hislop 
PattersonBorderers in the Victorian Marriages Registers (1853-1895)This is a list of marriages in issues 16,17 and 18. It is a list of Border counties as their place of birth, when the married in Victoria, Australia between 1853 and 1895.3 pages or more18Barbara Turner 
PattersonCockburns face to faceCockburns and their likeness seems to have been the great asset of this family. From 1650 onwards this family have a interesting history.2 pages or more10Anne Cockburn 
PattersonRentons in the Hutton Old Parish RegisterFor anyone with a Renton in the family this is very interesting with full name, where, and the date they were born, and more.2 pages or more10Norrie McLeish 
PauperThe poor, crime and punishment,and the power of the Kirk in the Borders, 17th & 18th CenturiesWhen paupers died, the contents of their houses were sold by public roup. This is an account of one sale and the strength of the Kirk.2 pages or more31M. C. Lawson 
PaxtonRentons in the Hutton Old Parish RegisterFor anyone with a Renton in the family this is very interesting with full name, where, and the date they were born, and more.2 pages or more10Norrie McLeish 
PaxtonA Family of Shoemakers - The Allans of PaxtonInterest account of the Allans of Paxton who were shoemakers in Paxton from around 1800 till the beginning of World War II.4 pages or more67Mary Newbery 
PaxtonServants Emerging from the ShadowsNotes on an exhibition and recording of records pertaining to staff and employees at Paxton House.1 page or more82Chris Pawson 
PaxtonThe Milne-Graden papersSome notes on the records at Paxton House particularly the domestic records. There are many references to the Home and Milne-Home servants by name from the 1780s to the early 20th.less than 1 page79Ronald Morrison 
PaxtonThe Chisholm Highland ConnectionThe story of the Chisholm family, their involvement in medieval wars and their move from the Borders to the Highlands.5 pages or more73Gregory Lauder-Frost 
PaxtonThe Homes of Paxton HouseA fascinating piece of Borders family history came to light when a 200 year-old Berwickshire mansion was gifted to the nation. Along with the history of the family of Home's. Love is a wondrous thing !2 pages or more11Violet Jardine 
PaxtonBorders family originsBorder family origins, surname derivations, and various aspects of family history .1 page or more33Michael Robson 
PaxtonRentons in the Hutton Old Parish RegisterList of persons with the surname Renton that appear in the Hutton Old Parish Register.2 pages or more13Norrie McLeish 
PaxtonA walk around Foulden in the thirties and fortiesThe following article was written by Jean Greenland for her granddaughters. She lived in the Manse at Foulden and traveled mostly on foot to all the surrounding area with her parents. Very good.2 pages or more32Mrs. Jean Greenland 
Paxton HouseServants Emerging from the ShadowsNotes on an exhibition and recording of records pertaining to staff and employees at Paxton House.1 page or more82Chris Pawson 
Paxton HouseThe Milne-Graden papersSome notes on the records at Paxton House particularly the domestic records. There are many references to the Home and Milne-Home servants by name from the 1780s to the early 20th.less than 1 page79Ronald Morrison 
PealThe Search for Robert ScottAn account of the author's search for more information on his ancestor, Robert Scott, a teacher in South Africa who died in 1892 and his success in tracing his ancestry back to Selkirkshire.2 pages or more86Robin Scott 
Pearson15 PARA - Jumping for JoyThe author's talk to the Society on 30th April 2006 about life in the Parachute Regiment, its history, and some of its characters.9 pages or more61Alasdair Hutton 
PearsonGreenlaw JailList of prisoners in Greenlaw Jail in the 1851 census.1 page or more35Carol Trotter 
PearsonCeltic v Pick of the BordersAn account of a football match between Glasgow Celtic and 'Pick of the Borders' in 1906.1 page or more88Kenny McLean 
PeatsonFrom Simprim Kirk session records 1705--A case of DrunkennessDrink was the downfall of two friends after a session in Coldstream in 1705.1 page or more7Colin Wood 
PeddieThe Monteath MausoleumAn account of the history of the Monteath Mausoleum near St Boswells and moves to conserve.4 pages or more87John D Wood/ David Freeman 
PeddieScots in AntiguaNote about St John's Cathedral, Antigua where the author found an splendid marble memorial for Robert Peddie, surgeon, native of Kelso.1 page or more61Diana Pirrie 
PeeblesNewspapers published in the BordersBorder newspapers published in the Borders, 65 in total.2 pages or more5Peter Elliot 
PeeblesThe Railways of PeeblesInformation on a new publication entitled 'The Railways of Peebles' which traces the competition between two railway companies to open a line to Peebles, the competing lines which were opened and their subsequent history.1 page or more84 
PeeblesPeebles Combination PoorhouseA brief history of poorhouses in general and Peebles Poorhouse in particular. It includes some information about staff and inmates in the late 19th century.5 pages or more74Janis Miller 
PeeblesRestoration of Gravestone at Peebles - James SloaneAn account of the restoration of a gravestone in the churchyard at Peebles of James Sloane who was rector of Peebles Grammar School between 1802 and 1843. Also extracts on James Sloane from a book 'Glimpses of Peebles and Forgotten Characters in its History' by Alexander Williamson published in 1895.2 pages or more84 
PeeblesRecording the Jardines - A one-name study17 years of research of the Jardine Clan Society. A history of the Clan and the worldwide story of the Jardines.4 pages or more27Violet Jardine 
PeeblesThe Descendents of James Borrowman (1744-1813)The history of the name Borrowman from Edinburgh down to Peebles and beyond, with a pedigree chart.2 pages or more17Philip r Borrowman 
PeeblesPeeblesshire's First CarAn account of Peeblesshire's first car built by Laurence Bell in a rented shed in Peebles and how from such humble beginnings developed the Scottish Motor Traction Company (SMT).2 pages or more82Gwen Stein 
PeeblesAlexander Turnbull and his FamilyIf you have any Turnbulls in your family and you think that you came from the Borders, this is a must for you. Turnbulls from Galashiels, Selkirk, and Hawick.5 pages or more25Jane Gibson 
PeeblesForgotten BorderersJames Grieve and his interesting contribution to the lowly apple.1 page or more28Jean M. Smith 
PeeblesLinks with old Peebles FamiliesA investigating search into old Peebles families.2 pages or more12Rena Stewart 
PeeblesDavid Reid Dewar - Another of War's VictimsThe story of David Reid Dewar, originally from Cumnock but who moved to Peebles before enlisting and being severely mentally affected by his experiences in the Great War. His subsequent life when he was described as 'confused, incoherent and delusional'.2 pages or more89Margaret Ross 
PeeblesWilliam Kerr--Portrait of a Canadian ImmigrantJohn Kerr from Peebles, emigrated to America, fought in the Civil War, was honorably discharged and settled down to a farmer's life.1 page or more12Colin Wood 
PeeblesMapsBrief notes about Borders maps available from the Society, and on the Internet.1 page or more43Peter Munro 
PeebleshireMapsBrief notes about Borders maps available from the Society, and on the Internet.1 page or more43Peter Munro 
PeeblesshirePeeblesshire's First CarAn account of Peeblesshire's first car built by Laurence Bell in a rented shed in Peebles and how from such humble beginnings developed the Scottish Motor Traction Company (SMT).2 pages or more82Gwen Stein 
PeeblesshireThe Peeblesshire VolunteersA review of a book written by Society member, Robert D Knox, on the history of the Peeblesshire Rifle Volunteers between 1860 and 1908.1 page or more88 
Peeblesshire Rifle VolunteersThe Peeblesshire VolunteersA review of a book written by Society member, Robert D Knox, on the history of the Peeblesshire Rifle Volunteers between 1860 and 1908.1 page or more88 
PeelPeel Hospital ExhibitionA report on the exhibition staged by the Society on the history of Peel Hospital.1 page or more88 
PeelPeel Hospital - Galashiels ExhibitionAn account of the exhibition on Peel Hospital staged by the Society.2 pages or more89Gwen Stein, Davina Smart and Margaret Bowers 
Peel HospitalPeel Hospital - Galashiels ExhibitionAn account of the exhibition on Peel Hospital staged by the Society.2 pages or more89Gwen Stein, Davina Smart and Margaret Bowers 
Peel HospitalPeel Hospital ExhibitionA report on the exhibition staged by the Society on the history of Peel Hospital.1 page or more88 
PefferlawBrave BorderlandConnections between the Borders and the Canadian state of Ontario, some poetry, and 2 buses.3 pages or more63Fred Kennington 
PenangThe Life and Family of Dr. John LeydenEnthralling biography of the famous polymath (minister, surgeon, judge, linguist, poet and naturalist) who lived from 1775 to 1811.7 pages or more45Marjory Gavin 
Peninsular CampaignThe Palseys of CraigThe story of Palseys of Craig - a two part story in issues 2 and 3 covers military and personnel accounts of many Palsleys, if you are connected, it must be for you.3 pages or more2R.C.Wood 
Peninsular WarElspeth Ewan’s talk on Army Military HistorySynopsis of talk.less than 1 page43Peter Munro 
PennIsabella Smith 1814-1904Account of Isabella Smith from Coldingham. Berwickshire; and her descendants.2 pages or more57Mary Newbery 
PennyfeatherAnderson Family LegendThree brothers shared their last sixpence at Kelso Fair and then parted company. How a lady searched for relatives.less than 1 page8Mrs. Steele 
PercivalTracing Your Family Tree May Not Always Be PleasantAccount of research into one specific family. Very detailed - a lot of research.3 pages or more42Margaret C. Lawson 
PerkinsDr George Henderson of Chirnside (1800 - 1864)Second and final part of the account of Dr Henderson's family (the remaining 11 children born from 1841 to 1863 !) with a very early plea for the eight-hour day and some interesting poetry.8 pages or more63Bill Henderson 
PerrieCanadian StraysSome discoveries of Lowland strays from Grey township, Ontario1 page or more30J. Hislop 
PerthThey Went To AustraliaFascinating account of the Turnbulls journey from Ancrum to Australia via Cape Town, and life afterwards.2 pages or more43Janet Godden 
PerthshireBand of BrothersAn account of the First World War experiences of the Murdoch family, originally from Perthshire but who settled in Galashiels, their deaths and tragedies and the effect of the families back home.3 pages or more88Trevor Stewart 
PhaupMelrose to Melbourne - The Story of one Wallace familyInteresting account of the author's Wallace research, ancestral emigration from Melrose to Sydney, Australia, farming, and the army. Two interesting photographs, too.3 pages or more67Richard Balsillie 
photographerGlass SlidesSome information on a large collection of glass slides containing images taken in the 1940s to 1960s by Leslie Chappell photographer Duns, mostly relating to the town1 page or more75Ronald Morrison 
PhotographyArchives at Robert Smail’s Printing WorksA brief history of the famous Robert Smail’s Printing Works at Innerleithen which was started in 1866, and about their wonderful archives.2 pages or more67David Rudram 
Piper LaidlawAnderson Family LegendThree brothers shared their last sixpence at Kelso Fair and then parted company. How a lady searched for relatives.less than 1 page8Mrs. Steele 
PirneInnerleithen Poll Tax Roll, 1694An Innerleithen Poll Tax Roll, 1694; transcribed by John Ballantyne. Lots of people, their occupations, the rent values of their lands, and poll taxes due. A very useful and interesting document.7 pages or more43John Ballantyne 
PitcairneThe Royal College of Physicians of EdinburghExtracts from a talk given by Joan Ferguson on the Royal College of Physicians from 1681 right through the years.4 pages or more39Joan Ferguson 
Place NamesHowes and KnowesMention of a volume 'An introduction to Berwickshire Place Names' by Michael E Braithwaite.less than 1 page91 
PlummerA Lad o' Pairts- George Watson (1876 -1950)An account of the life of George Watson (1876-1950) born in Jedburgh, linguist and etymologist who worked on the Oxford New English Dictionary before emigrating to United States.2 pages or more88Norrie McLeish 
PoliceA Policeman's LotArticle on the lie of Alexander Linton born in 1829 at Kirkhope who became a river bailiff and later a policemen in Caithness. Requirements for admission to the police force and some general background regarding a policeman's lot. Letter he returned to the Borders and had various positions; as a factory night watchman, as a stone dyke builder and was still employed as a stonebreaker at age 71.3 pages or more79Charles Borthwick 
PolicePolice RecordsA note on success in tracing records of a James Scott of Maxton in the 1878 police records also some extracts from a book "orders, Regulations and instructions" issued by Roxburgh County Police in 1858.1 page or more78Elma Fleming 
PolicePolice and Criminal Indexing ProjectAn update on the indexing of the Selkirk Criminal Register.less than 1 page85Elma Flaming 
Police RecordsFamily History RecordsAn archivist from the Heritage Hub in Hawick discusses a range of records that can be used to provide a fuller picture of our ancestors5 pages or more70Juline Baird 
Police RecordsPolice RecordsA note on success in tracing records of a James Scott of Maxton in the 1878 police records also some extracts from a book "orders, Regulations and instructions" issued by Roxburgh County Police in 1858.1 page or more78Elma Fleming 
PolicemenA Policeman's LotArticle on the lie of Alexander Linton born in 1829 at Kirkhope who became a river bailiff and later a policemen in Caithness. Requirements for admission to the police force and some general background regarding a policeman's lot. Letter he returned to the Borders and had various positions; as a factory night watchman, as a stone dyke builder and was still employed as a stonebreaker at age 71.3 pages or more79Charles Borthwick 
PolmoodThe Wild BunchHistory of the Tweedie clan. Includes line drawings of ruins of Tinnies and Drumelzier castles.4 pages or more24Norrie McLeish 
PolmoodKnow Your Parish - TweedsmuirHstory of the parish of Tweedsmuir, and notable people. Drawing of Polmood in ruins.2 pages or more23Jean Moffatt 
PolwarthKnow your Parish-PolwarthDescription of the village of Polwarth, its history, the inhabitants, and their occupations.1 page or more28 
PolwarthExtracts from Dunse Barony RecordsExtracts from the author's book, Dunse Barony Records, in the 1760s.2 pages or more68Ronald Morrison 
PolwarthPolwarth on the GreenA history of Polwarth that was handed out by Colin Wood on the outing to Polwarth, Oct 1988.1 page or more8Colin Wood 
PolwarthA forgotten village-Huguenot refugees at PolwarthThe story of the Huguenot refugees who landed at Berwick on Tweed and travelling inland alighted on this secluded spot to settle there, is known, perhaps only by their descendants.3 pages or more6Colin Wood 
PoorSelkirk Poor Cases, 184416 cases of Selkirk Poor from the Report of the Royal Commission on the Poor Law (Scotland), 1844.2 pages or more54Peter Munro 
Poor HouseCD Review - Kelso Poor House and Ragged SchoolInteresting review of the content of this much loved publication, and a bit on the social context of the Poor House and the Ragged School in Kelso.1 page or more67Norrie McLeish 
Poor HousesPoor BorderersSynopsis of a talk given by the author about provision for the poor.1 page or more20Audrey Mitchell 
Poor LawPoor BorderersSynopsis of a talk given by the author about provision for the poor.1 page or more20Audrey Mitchell 
Poor LawKelso Dispensary and Castleton Poor Law RecordsSome notes by the author on his publication on C.D. of Poor Law records instancing some of the information available and mentioning various diseases mentioned1 page or more75Peter Munro 
Poor LawAspects of Borders Life in the early 1840sPart 1 of a talk given to the Society on 19th September 1999. Discusses the Report of the Royal Commission on the Poor Law (Scotland), diet, and prices. Continued in issue 45.4 pages or more44Peter Munro 
Poor Law CasesAspects of Borders Life in the early 1840sPart 3 of a talk given to the Society on 19th September 1999. Discusses emigrants, and cites some poor law cases. Continued from issue 45.1 page or more46Peter Munro 
Poor ReliefPoor Relief in the 1840sTalk given at the Society’s Open Meeting on 16th September 2001, about how poor relief cases were determined, and how much they received in 1843 in Coldstream.4 pages or more47Peter Munro 
Poor ReliefAspects of Borders Life in the early 1840sPart 2 of a talk given to the Society on 19th September 1999. Discusses wages of artisans, workers’ household budget, unemployment, poor relief, and medical assistance. Continued from issue 44, and in issue 46.6 pages or more45Peter Munro 
Poor ReliefPoor Relief in the 1840sA review of the operation of the poor relief in the early 19th century. It includes the size of the allowances paid and an estimate of the cost of living at the time.4 pages or more71Peter Munro 
Poor ReliefHawick HubAn account with some background information on various records which have been transferred to Scottish Borders Archives at Hawick including and Kirk Session Records, Poor Relief records - some examples of content instanced2 pages or more76 
PoorhousePeebles Combination PoorhouseA brief history of poorhouses in general and Peebles Poorhouse in particular. It includes some information about staff and inmates in the late 19th century.5 pages or more74Janis Miller 
populationAn account of the number of people in Scotland in the year 1755A review of a document held by the National Archive of Scotland giving details of the population, life expectancy and religious affiliation,1 page or more69Peter Munro 
Port PhillipThe Turnbulls of Minto Cleuchead, Burnfoot and East MiddleFrom Hawick to Australia Extracts from a book of more than three hundred pages .3 pages or more26Mrs. Robyn Crossle 
PorterHawick Baptists in the First World WarReference to a book 'Hawick Baptists in the First World War' by Roger J Owen donated to the Society.less than 1 page91 
PortreyMore Extracts from the Kelso Mail 1804Miscellaneous Extracts from the Kelso Mail 1804.1 page or more86 
PostcardsEvery Post Card tells a storyAn article on the place of postcards in family history including a history of the postcard and the information which can be gleaned from them. The writer instances several examples of how postcards have enabled her to expand on her own family history research3 pages or more79Anne Golden 
PotburyPierre Merlet and the Humes of BroomhouseAn account of the author's researches to prove that Helen Home of Broomhouse was responsible for the smuggling out of France during the French Revolution of the infant Pierre Merlet who later became a distinguished linguist.6 pages or more90David Wesley 
PottsMore Canadian Intimations in the 'Hawick Advertiser'Deaths (1863-1864) extracted from the "Hawick Advertiser" of people connected to the Borders, and other places in southern Scotland. Continued from issue 40.less than 1 page43Marjory Gavin 
PreacherThe Scots in PolandThe story of Scottish emigration to Poland as merchant's, engineers and farm managers. The parents of the author's mother came back to Scotland at the beginning of the 20th century.4 pages or more69Mona K. McLeod 
PrenticeBorderers in the Victorian Marriages Registers (1853-1895)This is a list of marriages in issues 16,17 and 18. It is a list of Border counties as their place of birth, when the married in Victoria, Australia between 1853 and 1895.3 pages or more18Barbara Turner 
PrestonBunkle and Preston Monumental InscriptionsSome background on the CD of Bunkle and Preston Monumental Inscriptions published by the Society.1 page or more90 
PrestonSusanna Pringle's Birthday bookThis Pringle tale goes from Browndeanlaw to Yetholm, London, New Brunswick and beyond-very interesting.4 pages or more16Maxine Flaherty 
PrestonBessie Dora Bowhill, a wartime nurseAn account of the life of Bessie Dora Bowhill born Bunkle and Preston, Berwickshire who became, a nurse and worked in South Africa during the Boer War - her further experience during the First World War working with Dr Elsie Inglis in Serbia.2 pages or more85 
PretoriaWith the Border Volunteers to PretoriaReview of a book donated to the Society ' With the Border Volunteers to Pretoria' by Lieut William Home recording their exploits during the Boer War and with a detailed list of names.2 pages or more90Ronald Morrison 
PriceThe Costs of Church Services in Scottish ParishesStructure of costs for church services, i.e. christenings, weddings and burials in Berwickshire and Roxburghshire between 1725 and 1832.4 pages or more53David Richardson 
PricesAspects of Borders Life in the early 1840sPart 1 of a talk given to the Society on 19th September 1999. Discusses the Report of the Royal Commission on the Poor Law (Scotland), diet, and prices. Continued in issue 45.4 pages or more44Peter Munro 
PriestfieldMellerstainSynopsis of a talk on "Mellerstain" given to the society on 15th October 1995. It is a very good account of the mansion and its keepers from the past to the present.3 pages or more30M. Ellis 
PrigleFrom Simprim Kirk session records 1705--A case of DrunkennessDrink was the downfall of two friends after a session in Coldstream in 1705.1 page or more7Colin Wood 
PrimroseTracing Your Family Tree May Not Always Be PleasantAccount of research into one specific family. Very detailed - a lot of research.3 pages or more42Margaret C. Lawson 
Primrose LeagueFemale Suffrage by "Titwillow"This article was first published in a family magazine produced and edited by his grandfather Robert Hogg who farmed at Fireburnmill Coldstream.4 pages or more38John C. Gill 
PringleSusanna Pringle's Birthday bookThis Pringle tale goes from Browndeanlaw to Yetholm, London, New Brunswick and beyond-very interesting.4 pages or more16Maxine Flaherty 
PringleThomas Pringle, Writer, Poet and Anti-Slavery CampaignerAn account of the life of Thomas Pringle born at Linton in 1789 who went on to become a respected poet an close acquaintance of Sir Walter Scott. He later emigrated to South Africa where he experiences many travails. The article recounts these experiences and how the family overcame many difficulties as early settlers. He founded a school and wrote a book on the state of the English settlers. He became a noted campaigner for human rights and came to be known as "the father of South African Poetry"9 pages or more82Marjorie Gavin 
PringleTorwoodlee TowerSome history of Torwoodlee Tower, Galashiels and proposals to restore and renovate.1 page or more88James Pringle 
PringleA House UnitedHow a house (Heatherlieburn, Selkirk) built by Richard Leitch in 1862 came to unite two distant Hepburn relatives who had no idea of each other’s existence.3 pages or more61Celia Baylis and Barbara Nichol 
PringleBorder Influences on the Dark ContinentBorderers who played a part in the exploration and settlement of Africa. Mungo Park, Thomas Pringle, John Leyden.2 pages or more27Donald Whyte 
PringleInnerleithen ShopsInformation on the CD published by the Society on 'Innerleithen Shops' compiled by Bobby Richardson.1 page or more87 
PringleLife in Linton with William Pringle's FamilyAbsorbing account of William Pringle, his children, and his grandson, Thomas Pringle, the 'Poet of South Africa'.4 pages or more20Barbara E. Turner 
PringleThomas PringleA follow up from Professor Charles Wait in South Africa on the article on Thomas Pringle in the previous edition with photographs of a memorial church to Thomas Pringle, its history, some notes on his descendants and how he is remembered in South Africa.2 pages or more83Professor Charles Wait 
PringleFlowers of the Forest: Borderers who fell at FloddenNames of the Borderers who died at the battle of Flodden, 1514.2 pages or more26Andrew Cockburn 
PringlePringlesA letter regarding the Pringles of Overhaugh Street, Galashiels and a Captain George Sharp Pringle, with response and follow-up.2 pages or more87Alexander Watson/ Liz McGregor 
PringlesGalashiels and some of its familiesTalk given to the society by Mr. Ian Miller, President of the Old Gala Club. Gala indeed goes back along way perhaps even to 7000 B.C. It covers the history up to the 19th Century.3 pages or more31Ian Miller 
PrinterArchives at Robert Smail’s Printing WorksA brief history of the famous Robert Smail’s Printing Works at Innerleithen which was started in 1866, and about their wonderful archives.2 pages or more67David Rudram 
Protocol booksSelkirk Protocol Books. An amazing DiscoveryA hidden hoard of 16th and 17th century documents from Selkirk.less than 1 page7 
ProudfootWho was Robert Proudfoot?A look by the author at his Proudfoot ancestry and mysteries surrounding it.3 pages or more90Chris Proudfoot 
PrussiaLowland Scots in PrussiaAbsorbing account of Scots mainly in Danzig and Konigsberg from 15th to 17th centuries. A lot of names recorded.5 pages or more45G.M.S.Lauder-Frost 
PurdieGalashiels and some of its familiesTalk given to the society by Mr. Ian Miller, President of the Old Gala Club. Gala indeed goes back along way perhaps even to 7000 B.C. It covers the history up to the 19th Century.3 pages or more31Ian Miller 
PurdomA Tale of Two Brothers and a Photographic PuzzleA tale of and contrast between two brothers Robert (later Sir Robert) and William Laidlaw born in Bonchester Bridge; Sir Robert who set up a chain of multiples in India , known as 'The Selfridges of the East' and became a Member of Parliament and William who ran a grocery shop in Canada.3 pages or more88Ben Haslam 
PurdomMore Canadian Intimations in the 'Hawick Advertiser'Deaths (1863-1864) extracted from the "Hawick Advertiser" of people connected to the Borders, and other places in southern Scotland. Continued from issue 40.less than 1 page43Marjory Gavin 
PurnessA Denholm Family And My Border MemoriesA journey through time in Denholm. From Post office, Lord Minto and his new bride to preserves cooking on the range in Meg Purness' draper's shop.3 pages or more35Jean Kelly 
PurvesGreenlaw - an Ancient County TownSome notes on the book 'Greenlaw - an Ancient County Town' by James Denham.less than 1 page89 
PurvesKnow your parish LongformacusThe history, and how Longformacus got its name. Its population and parish records.1 page or more21 
PurvesLiddles AbroadFamily pictures awaken an interest in family history. The author made contact with relatives in Australia, descendants of a blacksmith who'd emigrated front Heughhead, Reston.2 pages or more72Bill Stewart 
PurvesDr George Henderson of Chirnside (1800 - 1864)Part 1 of an account of George Henderson of Chirnside, a medical doctor, who also found time for his interests in local history and customs, botany and poetry.12 pages or more62 
PurvesColdstream History SocietyA note on the raising of a stone to commemorate James Charles Purves who died at the Battle of Balaclava in the 'Charge of the Light Brigade'.less than 1 page81 
PurvesThe Purves, Clays, and the Crimean WarThis is the text of the authors' talk to the Society titled 'James Charles Purves: a Coldstream Lad at the Charge' on 20th March 2005 about one of the participants in the charge of the Light Brigade, the battle, and some of James' family.12 pages or more58Will Murray and Trevor Swan 
PurvesSome Purves families in Duns BerwickshireA well known Berwickshire name Purves, a family from Duns in 1634 and his heirs.2 pages or more22Mrs. Evelyn Carlson 
PurvesLady Helen Hall of DunglassA review of the book 'Lady Helen Hall of Dunglass'; by Sally Wilson.2 pages or more86 
PurvesCousin Fred from HawickProblems tracing the history of a Dickson family who had lived in the Lauder area from the 17th century,3 pages or more65Jim Dickson 
PurvesBorderers in the Victorian Marriages Registers (1853-1895)This is a list of marriages in issues 16,17 and 18. It is a list of Border counties as their place of birth, when the married in Victoria, Australia between 1853 and 1895.3 pages or more18Barbara Turner 
PurvishillInnerleithen Poll Tax Roll, 1694An Innerleithen Poll Tax Roll, 1694; transcribed by John Ballantyne. Lots of people, their occupations, the rent values of their lands, and poll taxes due. A very useful and interesting document.7 pages or more43John Ballantyne 
PyleThe Dimma and Dickson Families of the Borders Region, ScotlandThe Dimma family from Eckford, who they married, and where they settled in Ontario. This is a well researched article into a old Border family.2 pages or more37Thomas Dimma Minster 
PyleBorder Treaties of AssuranceText from the Hamilton papers on the Treaties signed by the Border Barons with the English in 1544 . Followed by a list of the Border Clans in 1597 in the East March.5 pages or more1W.H. Oliver 
QuebecAinslies of Dolphinston to Manitoulin IslandExcellent article on the author's Ainslie forebears from Ancrum and Lilliesleaf to their arrival and life in Canada.4 pages or more20Robert L P Morden 
Queen MaryAn act anent murthering of childrenAct of Assembly May 26th 1762 for reading the 21st Act of Parliament of the second session of parliament of King William and Queen Mary dated July 19th 1690 about murdering of children.less than 1 page21Margaret Steele 
Queensland (Rockhampton)Old Emigrant’s DiariesExtract from diary of Margaret Charteris, wife of Thomas Hinshelwood, emigrant from Jedburgh, ship ‘Nebo’, to Queensland, in 1883.4 pages or more40Jane Gibson 
QuixwoodSome Purves families in Duns BerwickshireA well known Berwickshire name Purves, a family from Duns in 1634 and his heirs.2 pages or more22Mrs. Evelyn Carlson 
RadioSir Ambrose Fleming - Father of Modern ElectronicsThe Borders connection of Sir Ambrose Fleming who designed the transmitter to enable the sending of the first message across the Atlantic and whose work paved the way for the invention of the modern light bulb and radio communication.1 page or more82Robin Croftin 
RaeThe Fairholme Memorial (Holy Trinity Churchyard, Melrose)An article on the memorial in Holy Trinity Churchyard, Melrose to James Walter Fairholme, RN who perished with the Franklin expedition of 1845 to discover the North West Passage and an account of the expedition itself.89John Wood 
RafflesThe Life and Family of Dr. John Leyden, poet and orientalist from DenholmAn account of the life of Dr. John Leyden born in Denholm, poet and orientalist and friend of Sir Stamford Raffles; his travels in India, China and Java.6 pages or more76Marjorie A Gavin 
RafflesThe Life and Family of Dr. John LeydenEnthralling biography of the famous polymath (minister, surgeon, judge, linguist, poet and naturalist) who lived from 1775 to 1811.7 pages or more45Marjory Gavin 
Ragged SchoolKelso's Ragged schoolCase histories and fate of children in the 1800s who went to a Ragged School. These three names from the excellent book that Audrey has written will make you want to purchase this book.2 pages or more9Audrey Mitchell 
Ragged SchoolDrumlanrig School - 'The Ragged School'Engaging account of the 150 year history of Drumlanrig School, originally the 'Ragged School' serving an area known as the West End of Hawick.10 pages or more60Marjorie A. Gavin 
Ragged SchoolCD Review - Kelso Poor House and Ragged SchoolInteresting review of the content of this much loved publication, and a bit on the social context of the Poor House and the Ragged School in Kelso.1 page or more67Norrie McLeish 
RaglanThe Purves, Clays, and the Crimean WarThis is the text of the authors' talk to the Society titled 'James Charles Purves: a Coldstream Lad at the Charge' on 20th March 2005 about one of the participants in the charge of the Light Brigade, the battle, and some of James' family.12 pages or more58Will Murray and Trevor Swan 
RailwayWorking on the RailroadRailroad incidents recorded during the construction of the Galashiels section of the Waverley line 1884-452 pages or more30M. L.. Lawson 
Railway HaughLauder and LauderdaleThis is the text of the talk given by Ian Miller, president of Old Gala House on the 18th April 19995 pages or more41Ian Miller 
RailwaysCounty Railway Routes - Berwick to St BoswellsDetails of the book in the Country Railway Book series Berwick to St. Boswells.less than 1 page89 
RailwaysSidelines on the Borders RailwayNowadays, the only railway line in the Borders is the main east coast line in Berwickshire. Lady Gibson has discovered, however, that the history of the railways has plenty of interest for family historians.1 page or more11Jane Gibson 
RailwaysThe Railways of PeeblesInformation on a new publication entitled 'The Railways of Peebles' which traces the competition between two railway companies to open a line to Peebles, the competing lines which were opened and their subsequent history.1 page or more84 
RailwaysSt. Boswells to Berwick Railway via DunsSome paragraphs on a book 'St Boswells to Berwick via Duns which traces the history of this railway line.less than 1 page83 
RailwaysBorder Railways - Places of Popular ResortAn account of the history of the Border Railways from their opening in the 1840s to their closure in the 1960s.2 pages or more88Ann Glen 
RamsayThe Days of Our Youth - Memories of MelroseThis article has been extracted from a much longer memoir that John Dick wrote when he retired around 1950. He was born in 1889, the second son of William Dick, an ironmonger in Melrose and his wife Isobella Lauder. He emigrated to Canada as a young man where he eventually became the Chief Cost Accountant for Sun Life Assurance Company. John served in the Canadian Expeditionary Force in World War I as a quarter-master sergeant. Although he was twice married he had no children.7 pages or more67John Dick 
RamsayThe Famous and Infamous of the Jeffrey FamilyAbsorbing biography of James Jeffrey, son of James Jeffrey and Elizabeth Sinton, and his career as a famous gardener.3 pages or more46George Martin 
Rangoon"My Great Grandfather died at sea"A ships Master from Irvine in Ayrshire. How Bill researched the history of a remarkable seaman. 'One of his best'.3 pages or more31Bill Murray 
RankineSaving and Sharing Borders Stories of WWIReference to the project by Live Borders Museum and Library Services to commemorate the Borders experience during the Great War.less than 1 page91 
RankineCoulter's CandySome investigation into the life and background of Robert Coltart, confectionery manufacturer who probably compiled the song 'Coulter's Candy', his connections with Galashiels and the history of the song.3 pages or more86Ronald Morrison 
RanulphHermitage---Grim Guardian of the Borders-The history of Hermitage Castle and its inhabitants from 1207 right through. Continued in issue 11.2 pages or more10Norrie McLeish 
RathieThe Turnbulls of Minto Cleuchead, Burnfoot and East MiddleFrom Hawick to Australia Extracts from a book of more than three hundred pages .3 pages or more26Mrs. Robyn Crossle 
RavenswoodNorth West passage-the Melrose connectionIt is 150 years since the explorer, Sir John Franklin, vanished. This is the tale of a Melrose man who was with him on the long journey to find the North West Passage.1 page or more21 
RayGreenlaw JailList of prisoners in Greenlaw Jail in the 1851 census.1 page or more35Carol Trotter 
ReavlyAn Elephantine trip to St Mary's LochGeorge Reavly in his history of Galashiels notes that fifty years ago not a gig could be got to hire. One of the largest trips that ever left Galashiels propelled by horse power. On the trip to St Marys Loch.2 pages or more22K. MsRae 
ReayLaidlawstiel, ClovenfordsThis is history bought to life with Walter Scott, William Wordsworth and Prime Minister Gladstone. For anyone interested in Clovenfords you must read this.2 pages or more37Margaret Lawson 
RedbraeGreenlaw - an Ancient County TownSome notes on the book 'Greenlaw - an Ancient County Town' by James Denham.less than 1 page89 
RedesdaleMiriam FishOne of the band of grave yard inscription recorders, she gives a interesting description of her youth.1 page or more31Miriam Fish 
RedesdaleThe battle of Otterburn 600th AnniversaryThe history of the battle of Otterburn and the families that took part, also, Walter Scott's version is different to that of the English version in The Chevy chase.2 pages or more8Violet Jardine 
RedewaterThe Kers of Cessford CastleA history of the Kers of Cessford Castle.3 pages or more86Norrie McLeish 
RedpathMy dig into the pastPeebleshire family and from other parts of the Borders, an interesting tale. Also history of various bridges over the Tweed.3 pages or more34A. Turner 
RedpathWomen of GunsgreenAn account of an exhibition entitled 'Women of Gunsgreen' with information on women who resided at or had connections with Gunsgreen House in Eyemouth.1 page or more85Ronald Morrison 
RedpathMy dig into the PastHow a birthday party of Melrose Bridge led to a very interesting tale of one man's family search.2 pages or more33Mr Turner 
RedpathFollowing in the Footsteps of Robert Redpath.The story of one man's journey to mine gold in Australia. There is reference to two diaries kept by other men on the voyage from Glasgow to Townsville, Queensland.3 pages or more69Irene J Redpath 
Reformatory SchoolsA Young Hawick Entertainer - Charles StaintonThe life of Charles Stainton who first appears in the Hawick Criminal Records aged 9 in 1903 but who went on to become a music hall artist with the Sutcliffe Troupe.3 pages or more87Elma Fleming 
RegalityLangshaw Mill Decree of 1608Extract Decree relating to Langshaw Mill. The Decree is interesting for genealogists because of the very considerable number of people mentioned in it.1 page or more59Gregory Lauder-Frost 
ReidA Certain Political SlantAn account of the death by hanging of a sheep stealer and train robber Remus Reid and the slant subsequently put on the event by an American Congressman.1 page or more85 
ReidAn ill-matched coupleAn account from a solicitor's file of a domestic dispute between a husband and wife over assets.3 pages or more87Ralph Maltman 
ReidHawick Baptists in the First World WarReference to a book 'Hawick Baptists in the First World War' by Roger J Owen donated to the Society.less than 1 page91 
ReiversThe Olivers of Jed ValleyA History of the Olivers of the Jed Valley tracing their history from the earliest of times with reference to some of the more famous and infamous.6 pages or more85Norrie McLeish 
RelationshipsA somewhat convoluted treeAn old music hall ditty about father and son marrying daughter and mother.less than 1 page73 
RennellPierre Merlet and the Humes of BroomhouseAn account of the author's researches to prove that Helen Home of Broomhouse was responsible for the smuggling out of France during the French Revolution of the infant Pierre Merlet who later became a distinguished linguist.6 pages or more90David Wesley 
RennieLife in Linton with William Pringle's FamilyAbsorbing account of William Pringle, his children, and his grandson, Thomas Pringle, the 'Poet of South Africa'.4 pages or more20Barbara E. Turner 
RentonRentons of Billie and LambertonContinuation of the article in the previous issue of the history of the Renton family of Billie and Lamberton. The story continues from the 16th. Century to date detailing many achievements but also revealing some scandal.7 pages or more84Gregory Lauder- Frost 
RentonCockburns of that ilkThe origins of Cockburns in Berwickshire3 pages or more36Russell Wilson Cockburn 
RentonRentons in the Hutton Old Parish RegisterFor anyone with a Renton in the family this is very interesting with full name, where, and the date they were born, and more.2 pages or more10Norrie McLeish 
RentonLady Helen Hall of DunglassA review of the book 'Lady Helen Hall of Dunglass'; by Sally Wilson.2 pages or more86 
RentonRenton School GrantshouseSome notes on the book 'Renton School Grantshouse' by Jim Crosbie and Margaret Fleming.less than 1 page89 
RentonRentons of Billie and LambertonThe first part of an account of the History of the Rentons of Billie and Lamberton in Berwickshire. Tracing in detail the history of the family from the early fourteenth century.4 pages or more83Gregory Lauder-Frost 
RentonPresbyterian Migration into NorthumberlandThis is a list of names from the Communion Rolls of some Presbyterian churches in Northumberland. This is in more than one Magazine.2 pages or more19Don Mason 
RentonAn Opaque GlassAbout William Glass (or Glasgow), who had become the first governor of the South Atlantic Island of Tristan da Cunha, honoured by the Friends of Kelso Museum in 1996.2 pages or more60Audrey Mitchell 
RentonRentons in the Hutton Old Parish RegisterList of persons with the surname Renton that appear in the Hutton Old Parish Register.2 pages or more13Norrie McLeish 
RentonAnother Borderer at BalaclavaComment about James Hunter, one of the participants in the Heavy Brigade who had the task of breaking through Russian lines at Balaclava, in respect of the talk given by Will Murray and Trevor Swan entitled a “Coldstream lad at the Charge” in issue No.58.1 page or more60Colin Miller 
RentonBorderers in the Victorian Marriages Registers (1853-1895)This is a list of marriages in issues 16,17 and 18. It is a list of Border counties as their place of birth, when the married in Victoria, Australia between 1853 and 1895.3 pages or more18Barbara Turner 
RenwickEscape from DingletonSome of the inmates of Dingleton Asylum, Melrose tried to escape. A few entries from the Register of escapes are listed here.3 pages or more74Peter Munro 
RenwickMore Extracts from the Kelso Mail 1804Miscellaneous Extracts from the Kelso Mail 1804.1 page or more86 
RestonJohn Liddle (13.3.1842 - 26.9.1907)An account of the life of John Liddle born at Reston and his voyage to Australia in 1865 aboard the "Clara". He kept a diary during the voyage and extracts are included illustrating what life was like aboard an emigrant ship. There are also details from the ship's register (a full list of the names of the 384 immigrants is available) also a breakdown of occupations, nationalities and deaths during the voyage.6 pages or more80Bill Stewart 
RestonLiddles AbroadFamily pictures awaken an interest in family history. The author made contact with relatives in Australia, descendants of a blacksmith who'd emigrated front Heughhead, Reston.2 pages or more72Bill Stewart 
ResurrectionistsThe Black DwarfAn account of the life of David Ritchie, the "Black Dwarf" of Sir Walter Scott's novel of the same name An account of his life (1741 to 1811) in and around the Manor Valley including an account of his meeting with Sir Walter Scott and after death the removal of his corpse by the Resurrectionists.5 pages or more76Ronald Morrison 
Rev. R. MalcolmThe Palseys of CraigThe story of Palseys of Craig - a two part story in issues 2 and 3 covers military and personnel accounts of many Palsleys, if you are connected, it must be for you.3 pages or more2R.C.Wood 
Rex dollarsSaving, Spending and Family HistoryIn his follow up article on "Granny's Bawbees and Other Coins" the writer considers different forms of currency which circuited in Scotland including doits or dytes and rex dollars. He goes on to outline the not inconsiderable role played by Scottish banks in the development of the current banking system including such things as the invention of the first overdraft, the first retail bank branch, the world's first coloured bank note and the first mobile bank.5 pages or more79Peter Munro 
RiddellVoices from Lilliesleaf by Ian McDougallReview of a book ' Voices from Lilliesleaf' by Ian MacDougall.1 page or more90 
RiddellThe relationship of place names and personal namesThe relationship is two fold: (1) Place names derived from personal names, (2) Personal names derived or adopted from place names.1 page or more21Jessie Macdonald 
Riddell HouseAn Unexpected HomecomingAn Englishman migrates to the Borders when Riddell House changes hands. He marries a local lass with links to Innerleithen.2 pages or more71David Rudram 
RiddleA Young Hawick Entertainer - Charles StaintonThe life of Charles Stainton who first appears in the Hawick Criminal Records aged 9 in 1903 but who went on to become a music hall artist with the Sutcliffe Troupe.3 pages or more87Elma Fleming 
Ringan OliverJames Veitch - Border AstronomerShot extract of a talk given by Mr. Bill Veitch to the Society on the 15th of May 1994.less than 1 page26Bill Veitch 
RitchieNostalgic MemoriesSandra Devlin of Queensland sent a copy of a letter written in Langholm in 1934 by T. Ritchie to his cousin, Dr. T. Oliver. An abridged version is printed in this volume.2 pages or more33Sandra Devlin 
RitsonPleasant Sunday Afternoons and the Lad o' PairtsAn account of the activities of the Pleasant Sunday Afternoon Group formed in Hawick in 1932 with details of some of the theatrical performances which they staged.3 pages or more89Anne F Golden 
RitsonA Family Church - St. Cuthbert's Scottish Episcopal Church, HawickSome notes on the history of St. Cuthbert's Scottish Episcopal Church, Hawick particularly the author's family connection. Principal names mentioned are Coltman, Ritson, Godfrey, FitzWalter, Dearden, Landles.3 pages or more75Anne Golden 
RitsonOld Books with Hawick ConnectionsA description of two old books about Hawick from the author's library. One is a library book that was never returned. Speculation about the culprit reveals many family relationships.2 pages or more74Anne Golden 
RitsonEvery Post Card tells a storyAn article on the place of postcards in family history including a history of the postcard and the information which can be gleaned from them. The writer instances several examples of how postcards have enabled her to expand on her own family history research3 pages or more79Anne Golden 
River BailiffsA Policeman's LotArticle on the lie of Alexander Linton born in 1829 at Kirkhope who became a river bailiff and later a policemen in Caithness. Requirements for admission to the police force and some general background regarding a policeman's lot. Letter he returned to the Borders and had various positions; as a factory night watchman, as a stone dyke builder and was still employed as a stonebreaker at age 71.3 pages or more79Charles Borthwick 
RobbWisdom lingers: Adventures of an ex-officerFrom 1908 the Territorial movement through the First World War.3 pages or more18Stanly Gordon Ayer 
Robert AdamMellerstainSynopsis of a talk on "Mellerstain" given to the society on 15th October 1995. It is a very good account of the mansion and its keepers from the past to the present.3 pages or more30M. Ellis 
Robert BurnsSome epitaphs written by Robert BurnsEpitaphs written by Robert Burns on Gavin Hamilton, his own father, Willie Mitchie and Robert Fergusson, poet.1 page or more76 
Robert BurnsThe Ainslies--Some notesThe name Ainslie, from 1066 onwards, a full and detailed family history.1 page or more8Violet Jardine 
Robert FergussonSome epitaphs written by Robert BurnsEpitaphs written by Robert Burns on Gavin Hamilton, his own father, Willie Mitchie and Robert Fergusson, poet.1 page or more76 
Robert the BruceMelrose: Past and PresentA story of Melrose from 3000 years B.C. to the Greenyards in 1992.2 pages or more22Mr. T Little 
RobertonRev. Robert Douglas, 1747-1820 The father of GalashielsThe Rev. Robert Douglas, minister of Galashiels, 1747-1820, was a man of great ability and served his parishioners so well he was called "The Father of Galashiels".2 pages or more37Donald Whyte 
RobertonThe Miller Family of Hawick, Scotland and Delaware County, New YorkThis Miller family who emigrated from Hawick or Roberton-they set up a farm in the Catskill mountains of New York.2 pages or more34C. Raymond La Fever 
RobertonThe Border Archive-For Queen and CountyThis is a list of all the men between the ages of 18 and 45 residing in Roberton in 1807.2 pages or more10Robert Miller 
RobertonThe Border Archive - For Queen and CountyMilitia list of all men between 18 and 45 residing in Roberton in 1807.2 pages or more13 
RobertonSusanna Pringle's Birthday bookThis Pringle tale goes from Browndeanlaw to Yetholm, London, New Brunswick and beyond-very interesting.4 pages or more16Maxine Flaherty 
Robertonm Roxburghshire to Delaware County: The 19th Century Miller Letters - Part 1Account of letters written between 1818 and 1864 from Scotland to David Miller (1795-1883), and his wives, and relatives. David Miller was the son of Thomas Miller, a beadle of Roberton Kirk.4 pages or more64John W. Hoy 
RobertsOn the BusesAn article from The Southern Reporter of October 29th 1959 about George Turnbull's working life from 1913 to 1959, as a chauffeur or mechanic until 1924, then various jobs for a local bus company.2 pages or more66Charles Borthwick 
RobertsOn the BusesAn article from The Southern Reporter of October 29th 1959 about George Turnbull's working life from 1913 to 1959, as a chauffeur or mechanic until 1924, then various jobs for a local bus company.2 pages or more66Charles Borthwick 
Robertson15 PARA - Jumping for JoyThe author's talk to the Society on 30th April 2006 about life in the Parachute Regiment, its history, and some of its characters.9 pages or more61Alasdair Hutton 
RobertsonEarly DaysExcerpts from the account of early years of her marrige written by Mrs Minerve Gibson from Calgary, Alberta, in 1980 at the age of 107.3 pages or more19Jane Gibson 
RobertsonWomen of GunsgreenAn account of an exhibition entitled 'Women of Gunsgreen' with information on women who resided at or had connections with Gunsgreen House in Eyemouth.1 page or more85Ronald Morrison 
RobertsonDuns, Burgh on the Merse and Surrounding VillagesReview of the book Dunse Burgh on the Merse with the Surrounding Villages' by James Denham.1 page or more91 
RobertsonPleasant Sunday AfternoonsA follow up on the article in the previous magazine on the activities of the Hawick Pleasant Sunday Afternoons Group.1 page or more90 
RobertsonWilliam Elliot, ArchitectThe family history of William Elliot and descriptions of some of the fine house's he built.3 pages or more15Kathleen Stewart 
RobertsonLamberton TollSome notes on the history of Lamberton Toll and irregular marriages with particular reference to the Dixon (Dickson) family who resided there.2 pages or more85Jennifer Dunlop 
RobertsonKnow Your Parish - EdnamHistory of the parish of Ednam and some inhabitants.1 page or more24Audrey Mitchell 
RobinsonPleasant Sunday AfternoonsA follow up on the article in the previous magazine on the activities of the Hawick Pleasant Sunday Afternoons Group.1 page or more90 
RobsonPolice and Criminal RecordsAn account of the indexing of the Selkirk Criminal Register 1897 to 1918 and what to expect to find.3 pages or more86Elma Fleming 
RocheadJohn Thomas RocheadSome notes on the life of John Thomas Rochead, architect with particular reference to his work at Hawick.3 pages or more85 
RockhamptonThey Went To AustraliaFascinating account of the Turnbulls journey from Ancrum to Australia via Cape Town, and life afterwards.2 pages or more43Janet Godden 
Rockhopper CopperAn Opaque GlassAbout William Glass (or Glasgow), who had become the first governor of the South Atlantic Island of Tristan da Cunha, honoured by the Friends of Kelso Museum in 1996.2 pages or more60Audrey Mitchell 
RodgerPolice and Criminal RecordsAn account of the indexing of the Selkirk Criminal Register 1897 to 1918 and what to expect to find.3 pages or more86Elma Fleming 
Rogert BurnsJohn Ainslie Map MakerJohn Ainslie who was described at a conference in Edinburgh in 1971 as Scotland's greatest cartographer.2 pages or more4C.M. Ainslie 
RolandCharles McGinnSome notes on Charles McGinn born at Stow in 1865 and his emigration to Australia.2 pages or more87Michael and Chris Hume 
RooseveltFamily Tree Maker OnlineDescription of some of the features and benefits of using a family history computer program with the Internet2 pages or more40Allan McVittie 
RossNew Collections at the Heritage HubCounty council records, diaries & estate papers were identified amongst the backlog of un-catalogued material at the Scottish Borders Archive.4 pages or more69Juline Baird 
RowanburnA Border family and the curious case of Sherlock HolmesAbout the author's ancestor, William Scott, his cattle dealing partnership with George Bell, and his coal-mine at Rowanburn in the 18th century, and Dr Joseph Bell, the inspiration for Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes.3 pages or more60John Webley 
RoxburghLetters of Slains 1569--A family puzzleAn intriguing tale of death and complaint in 1569.2 pages or more12Jean Smithers 
Roxburgh County PolicePolice RecordsA note on success in tracing records of a James Scott of Maxton in the 1878 police records also some extracts from a book "orders, Regulations and instructions" issued by Roxburgh County Police in 1858.1 page or more78Elma Fleming 
RoxburghshireCD Review - Bowden Monumental InscriptionsReview of the content of this publication, and suggestions of other useful publications.1 page or more67Norrie McLeish 
RoxburghshireNew Collections at the Heritage HubCounty council records, diaries & estate papers were identified amongst the backlog of un-catalogued material at the Scottish Borders Archive.4 pages or more69Juline Baird 
RoxburghshireCD Review - Kelso Poor House and Ragged SchoolInteresting review of the content of this much loved publication, and a bit on the social context of the Poor House and the Ragged School in Kelso.1 page or more67Norrie McLeish 
RoxburghshireThe Costs of Church Services in Scottish ParishesStructure of costs for church services, i.e. christenings, weddings and burials in Berwickshire and Roxburghshire between 1725 and 1832.4 pages or more53David Richardson 
RoxburghshireMapsBrief notes about Borders maps available from the Society, and on the Internet.1 page or more43Peter Munro 
RoxburghshireRecords of Sudden Deaths and Casualties, RoxburghshireThe records of Sudden Deaths and Casualties in Roxburghshire between 1876 and 1906 have now been indexed. Some examples from these records.3 pages or more80 
RoyKelso Mail ExtractsSix birth announcements published in the newspaper in 1803 & 1804.1 page or more73Marjorie Gavin 
Royal British DragoonsThe Autobiography of a Working manSome notes regarding the life of Alexander Somerville born in East Lothian but who spent most of his early life in Berwickshire. He became a cavalryman in the Royal British Dragoons but was subjected to punishment of 100 lashes for writing to a local paper at the time of the passing of the Reform Act of 1832. Questions were asked in Parliament regarding his punishment almost universally regarded as excessive and his release from the army was purchased by public subscription. His autobiography recalls the hardship of his early life in Berwickshire as son of a farm hand.2 pages or more79Ronald Morrison 
Royal Scots GreysAnother Borderer at BalaclavaComment about James Hunter, one of the participants in the Heavy Brigade who had the task of breaking through Russian lines at Balaclava, in respect of the talk given by Will Murray and Trevor Swan entitled a “Coldstream lad at the Charge” in issue No.58.1 page or more60Colin Miller 
Royal ScottsWisdom lingers: Adventures of an ex-officerFrom 1908 the Territorial movement through the First World War.3 pages or more18Stanly Gordon Ayer 
Royal ScottsThe mole catchers of LilliesleafThe story of a mole and rabbit catcher in the Lilliesleaf area.1 page or more18Mrs S.J. Hodgkinson 
RugbyWorld War 1 Rugby InternationalistsAn account by the author of how she sought out and visited the memorials to international rugby players who lost their lives in World War 1.2 pages or more88Esher Davies 
RuleRules/Turnbulls of Rule waterA written account of the Rule family. His wife who was Mary Rule, traces her family directly to 1693 near Norham.less than 1 page6John Simpson 
Rule BritanniaJames Thomson - A Man for all SeasonsAn account of the life and works of Border poet, James Thomson.5 pages or more87Norrie McLeish 
RuncimanBringing Science to Genealogy - DNA TestingHave you got a family rumour of relationships between families that you cannot prove ? Perhaps you’re curious whether or not you’ve some undiscovered relations out there somewhere in the world, or a brick wall that stubbornly refuses to budge. Then possibly you should consider DNA testing. The author set up three surname DNA projects for Sinton, Fairbairn and Runciman.2 pages or more67Lorna Henderson 
RuncimanUpdate to 'Bringing science to genealogy'An update on a DNA project that was first described in Volume 67, pages 1 -4 June 2008.4 pages or more72Lorna Henderson 
RussellBorderers in the Victorian Marriages Registers (1853-1895)This is a list of marriages in issues 16,17 and 18. It is a list of Border counties as their place of birth, when the married in Victoria, Australia between 1853 and 1895.3 pages or more18Barbara Turner 
RussiaFrom Hawick to Kirkpatrick-Durham by way of MoscowNotes of Grieves of Kirkpatrick-Durham in Kirkcudbrightshire, who were descendants of Walter Grieve of Branxholm Park, most of whom were farmers, but also included two eminent doctors who were physicians to the Russian court in the 18th century.2 pages or more57Linda M Chapman 
RussiaThe Purves, Clays, and the Crimean WarThis is the text of the authors' talk to the Society titled 'James Charles Purves: a Coldstream Lad at the Charge' on 20th March 2005 about one of the participants in the charge of the Light Brigade, the battle, and some of James' family.12 pages or more58Will Murray and Trevor Swan 
RutherfordJethart JockA follow up to article in magazine no 86 regarding the identity of Jethart Jock.1 page or more91 
Rutherford Know your Parish--HounamThe history of Hounam.1 page or more16 
RutherfordThe Pedigree of the Selkirk Family of Selkirk , ScotlandA family tree of the Selkirk Family.2 pages or more2James Selkirk 
RutherfordTwo stories of 19th century emigration to Australia and New ZealandTwo stories from the 19th century of emigration to the New World; Andrew Rutherford and his family.less than 1 page12Elsie Ahrens 
RutherfordThe relationship of place names and personal namesThe relationship is two fold: (1) Place names derived from personal names, (2) Personal names derived or adopted from place names.1 page or more21Jessie Macdonald 
RutherfordNew Collections at the Heritage HubCounty council records, diaries & estate papers were identified amongst the backlog of un-catalogued material at the Scottish Borders Archive.4 pages or more69Juline Baird 
RutherfordThe Parish of LanglandsThe parish of Langlands and the history of old leper hospital at Rutherford. Also the history of Langton that was absorbed into Wilton.3 pages or more35Michael Langlands 
RutherfordRev. John Baird (1799-1861)--Friend of the GypsiesJohn Baird was Minister at Kirk Yetholm. He was responsible for the new bridge , rebuilding the Kirk and School. He also educated the Gypsies and brought them into the community. was a founder member of the Berwickshire Naturalists Club.4 pages or more26Donald Whyte 
RutherfordA Stitch in TimeAccount of a sampler and the search for its creator in the family tree.1 page or more47Patricia Williamson 
RutherfordJethart JockThe mystery of Jethart Jock of Coldstream, husband of the Gypsy Queen Esther Faa Blyth and attempts to identify.2 pages or more86John Murray 
RutherfordThe Muster-Roll of the Jedburgh Company of Volunteers of 1804List of men from Sergeants, Corporals, and Privates, it also gives you their trade at the time. Total of men 108.2 pages or more3Sandra Duncan 
RutherfordSnowstorm in the CheviotsA young shepherd gets lost in the snow and is frozen to death. There's also a specification for shepherds boots.2 pages or more69Jean Fleming 
RutherfordThistle and ShamrockA very well researched article on family history covering Rutherford, Brown, Atkin, and more. The Irish connection would make it very difficult.2 pages or more9John L. Alton 
RutherfordThe Rutherford LettersThese letters come from a collection written by Rutherfords, in Ancrum to their folks in Canada. 4 are from 1852, and one from1928. Many names of Ancrum and nearby people mentioned.3 pages or more44Ann F Rutherford, Robert Turnbull, George Hay 
RutherfurdA Rutherfurd familyNotes on the name Rutherfurd taken from the book 'Rutherfurds of that Ilk'.2 pages or more21James Selkirk 
RyalGranny's Bawbees and other CoinsAn account of the currency of Scotland from Roman times to 1603 explaining coins such as ryals, dollars, merks, groats, bawbees, bodles and turners.6 pages or more77Peter Munro 
S.S. SamarieA family of TanishGeorge Tanish who married Catherine Gilroy from Selkirk and their decendants.4 pages or more4P. Tanish- Hardie 
SacramentoThomas Lewins 1816-1858Account of Thomas Lewins' life, emigration to Canada, his family, and eventual re-migration to California.7 pages or more65Mary Newbery 
SAFHSSAFHS Conference 2013A report of the SAFHS Conference 2013.1 page or more82 
Salt Lake CityThe Genealogical Society of UtahThe history, and the Mormons with headquarters in Salt Lake City, Utah. The Society has grown to be the largest family history reseach organisation and resource in the world.2 pages or more28Mr Rogers 
SamoaRecords of a Noble Life - Rev Archibald William Murray 1811 to 1892Born in Jedburgh, he was a missionary to Samoa and New Guinea, afterwards living in Australia till his death.3 pages or more58Ronald Morrison 
SamplerEttrickbridge SamplerA sampler embroidered in 1879 in Ettrick Bridge, somehow finding its way to Canada and returned to the local school, Kirkhope Primary.1 page or more86 
San FranciscoTweedmount House Tweedmount Road MelroseA great deal of research has gone into this article on a house from when the land was bought to when it was last sold.2 pages or more38Valerie Mackay 
SandersonGalashiels Murrays in New South WalesMurrays first came to the fore in Eccles, follow them through generations. There is also a very touching letter in the article.2 pages or more10Donald Wyte 
SandersonThe Power of the Family History CommunityAn account of a successful attempt to return war medals belonging to an Andrew Colville born in Galashiels to his family (now in New Zealand).2 pages or more90 
SandersonCeltic v Pick of the BordersAn account of a football match between Glasgow Celtic and 'Pick of the Borders' in 1906.1 page or more88Kenny McLean 
SangsterWhat Might Have BeenThe writer pursues a mysterious entry which she finds in the family Bible and suggests that her ancestor Lochhart Baillie was the natural son of George Baillie of Jerviswood and Catherine Sangster and surmises how different the history of her family could have been.2 pages or more78Mike Bucher 
Sark toll barBorder Marriage RecordsThe history of Irregular Marriages up and down the country.2 pages or more34Donald Whyte 
SaskatchewanAbout the ShillinglawFamily history about the Shillinglaws family.1 page or more5Ada Elizabeth Shillinglaw 
Scar HeughReminiscences of Sixty Years AgoA poem about the Eastern Borders, Tweedside Water Eye.less than 1 page26J.G. Stanly 
School Log BookLongformacusA cautionary tale from 1871 and some extracts from the school log book,2 pages or more73 
School RecordsFamily History RecordsAn archivist from the Heritage Hub in Hawick discusses a range of records that can be used to provide a fuller picture of our ancestors5 pages or more70Juline Baird 
SchoolmasterJames Ferguson Schoolmaster, 1814-1894How the memory of a clock led the author to research this ancestor.less than 1 page32J Ferguson 
ScotOld Books with Hawick ConnectionsA description of two old books about Hawick from the author's library. One is a library book that was never returned. Speculation about the culprit reveals many family relationships.2 pages or more74Anne Golden 
ScotlandCrossing the BorderNotes on Linda Bankier's talk to the Society on 20th February 2005, mainly about the differences between English and Scottish records, irregular marriages, and the Berwick Record Office's holdings.1 page or more57Linda Bankier 
ScotlandsPeopleLeading Genealogy Website Unearths Miser Scrooge’s Scottish ConnectionsWhether it’s merited or not, Scots have often labelled as being tight-fisted and now one of the world’s leading genealogy websites, ScotlandsPeople, (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk) has unearthed records which prove that the miser Scrooge did indeed have Scottish roots.1 page or more60 
ScottBorders family originsBorder family origins, surname derivations, and various aspects of family history .1 page or more33Michael Robson 
ScottSelkirk Migrants 1850--1865A list of emigrants from Selkirk to various parts home and abroad, from the diary of the minister of Selkirk Parish Kirk.2 pages or more9Alison Scott 
ScottLetters of the Andersons of SelkirkGrateful acknowledgement to Tim Anderson of a transcript of letters of the Andersons of Selkirk, soldiers, surgeons and explorers (1804-1820) with particular reference to Mungo Park and his trip to Africa.1 page or more91 
ScottThe Homes of Paxton HouseA fascinating piece of Borders family history came to light when a 200 year-old Berwickshire mansion was gifted to the nation. Along with the history of the family of Home's. Love is a wondrous thing !2 pages or more11Violet Jardine 
ScottA Denholm Family And My Border MemoriesA journey through time in Denholm. From Post office, Lord Minto and his new bride to preserves cooking on the range in Meg Purness' draper's shop.3 pages or more35Jean Kelly 
ScottBorder Influences on the Dark ContinentBorderers who played a part in the exploration and settlement of Africa. Mungo Park, Thomas Pringle, John Leyden.2 pages or more27Donald Whyte 
ScottDeath in the Borders: 19th Century Border Murder CasesThis is the review of a book by Norrie McLeish, Border Murder Cases with a great deal of research that has gone into this volume. Gypsies, Landlords, and farm workers.2 pages or more30Norrie McLeish .(Review by Hugh K. Mackay) 
ScottMore Extracts from the Kelso Mail 1804Miscellaneous Extracts from the Kelso Mail of 1804.87 
ScottMelrose to Melbourne - The Story of one Wallace familyInteresting account of the author's Wallace research, ancestral emigration from Melrose to Sydney, Australia, farming, and the army. Two interesting photographs, too.3 pages or more67Richard Balsillie 
ScottBorderers in the Victorian Marriages Registers (1853-1895)This is a list of marriages in issues 16,17 and 18. It is a list of Border counties as their place of birth, when the married in Victoria, Australia between 1853 and 1895.3 pages or more18Barbara Turner 
ScottThe Monteath MausoleumAn account of the history of the Monteath Mausoleum near St Boswells and moves to conserve.4 pages or more87John D Wood/ David Freeman 
ScottSavages of the NorthShort letter from James Usher to Walter Scott 1828.1 page or more14Vivienne S. Moore 
ScottThe LanglandsHow a family can be traced with the help of a family Bible3 pages or more36Mrs. Prue Langlands 
ScottShortreed Companion of Sir Walter ScottAccount of Sir Walter Scott's friendship with Robert Shortreed (1762-1829), and Robert's descendents.2 pages or more50Donald Whyte 
ScottExecutions don't come cheapAn account of the hanging at Fans, Earlston of Robert Scott for the murder of two companions on their returning from a fair in the Town and the costs involved in the execution.1 page or more81Ronald Morrison 
ScottSchool roll of the Hawick Academy 1857-1864Hawick Academy opened in 1857 with James A. H. Murray as its Headmaster. A list of pupils who went to the school from these dates.2 pages or more6Peter Ruthven-Murray 
ScottThe Leyden FamilyFrom USA, an article on the name Leyden with particular reference to Dr John Leyden.less than 1 page12Ronald Spencer 
ScottLaidlawstiel, ClovenfordsThis is history bought to life with Walter Scott, William Wordsworth and Prime Minister Gladstone. For anyone interested in Clovenfords you must read this.2 pages or more37Margaret Lawson 
ScottHawick Baptists in the First World WarReference to a book 'Hawick Baptists in the First World War' by Roger J Owen donated to the Society.less than 1 page91 
ScottAinslies of Dolphinston to Manitoulin IslandExcellent article on the author's Ainslie forebears from Ancrum and Lilliesleaf to their arrival and life in Canada.4 pages or more20Robert L P Morden 
ScottThe Search for Robert ScottAn account of the author's search for more information on his ancestor, Robert Scott, a teacher in South Africa who died in 1892 and his success in tracing his ancestry back to Selkirkshire.2 pages or more86Robin Scott 
ScottThey Went To AustraliaFascinating account of the Turnbulls journey from Ancrum to Australia via Cape Town, and life afterwards.2 pages or more43Janet Godden 
ScottPringlesA letter regarding the Pringles of Overhaugh Street, Galashiels and a Captain George Sharp Pringle, with response and follow-up.2 pages or more87Alexander Watson/ Liz McGregor 
ScottFlowers of the Forest: Borderers who fell at FloddenNames of the Borderers who died at the battle of Flodden, 1514.2 pages or more26Andrew Cockburn 
ScottThe Rutherford LettersThese letters come from a collection written by Rutherfords, in Ancrum to their folks in Canada. 4 are from 1852, and one from1928. Many names of Ancrum and nearby people mentioned.3 pages or more44Ann F Rutherford, Robert Turnbull, George Hay 
ScottColonel Walter Scott (pre 1613-1650) of Hartwoodburn, SelkirkshireAn enquiry to discover more on Colonel Walter Scott of Hartwoodburn who was a member of the Scottish parliament and who was killed at the Battle of Dunbar in 1650 - also of his Dutch wife.4 pages or more91Vincent Tickner 
ScottBorn in the BordersA list of names that have been extraced from the Death Index (1855-6) of Victoria, Australia. Also, where to obtain copies of death certificates.1 page or more21Barbara E. Turner 
ScottDiary of James Alexander Sligh aged 18A description of a diary kept by a young bank clerk in 1876. Selected extracts are included.2 pages or more73 
ScottWilliam Lorrain-Borders SchoolmasterDuring the last war attics were cleared of paper and, from an attic in Jedburgh there appeared a collection of papers concerning the Rector of Jedburgh Grammar School, William Lorrain.less than 1 page27Audrey Mitchell 
ScottEarly Notices of the GladstonesA detailed article on the early history of the Gladstone family.5 pages or more89Gregory Lauder-Frost 
ScottA Canadian ConnectionCopies of letters sent from Canada in 1864 - they make very interesting reading.2 pages or more25Jenifer Payne 
ScottA Border family and the curious case of Sherlock HolmesAbout the author's ancestor, William Scott, his cattle dealing partnership with George Bell, and his coal-mine at Rowanburn in the 18th century, and Dr Joseph Bell, the inspiration for Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes.3 pages or more60John Webley 
ScottNotes on the Halliburton FamilyThe Halliburton family who were well known landowners in the Borders from the 13th to 18th centuries. The Halliburtons intermarried with other well known Border families.2 pages or more6C.D. Wickenden 
ScottFamily History in "The Gladstaines Bible"This is the very old history of the Gladstains in the Hawick area in and around 1645 through to 1850 . Few families can go back that far with as much confidence in the manuscript as this one.3 pages or more27Michael Robson 
ScottThe Kirk Yetholm GypsiesIf you are connected to Yetholm, this is a must for you, it covers the gypsies from Persia right through to being settled in Kirk Yetholm. It is in two parts: issue 31 and 32.4 pages or more31A. V. Tokley 
ScottStrayed far from BerwickshireThis is a small article on Berwickshire strays in the township of Canden East in the county of Lennox and Addington in Ontario, Canada.2 pages or more30G.H. Jeffery 
ScottMinute Book of the Cordiners of Selkirk 1785 to 1835Some background on the Guild of the Cordiners (Souters) of Selkirk following the donation by Dave Anderson of a transcription of their records.2 pages or more91 
ScottPleasant Sunday Afternoons and the Lad o' PairtsAn account of the activities of the Pleasant Sunday Afternoon Group formed in Hawick in 1932 with details of some of the theatrical performances which they staged.3 pages or more89Anne F Golden 
ScottPolice RecordsA note on success in tracing records of a James Scott of Maxton in the 1878 police records also some extracts from a book "orders, Regulations and instructions" issued by Roxburgh County Police in 1858.1 page or more78Elma Fleming 
ScottThe Jessie Miller storyA mystery regarding the parentage of Jessie Miller born in 1793 at Coldstream - her marriage to a Robert Scott who was later convicted for murder and questions about the number of her own family.1 page or more79Mike Bucher 
ScottPolice and Criminal RecordsAn account of the indexing of the Selkirk Criminal Register 1897 to 1918 and what to expect to find.3 pages or more86Elma Fleming 
ScottDouglas of Springwood ParkThe name Douglas would run fear into many Englishmen. This distinguished Border family and its history3 pages or more31Donald Whyte 
ScottMore Canadian Intimations in the 'Hawick Advertiser'Deaths (1863-1864) extracted from the "Hawick Advertiser" of people connected to the Borders, and other places in southern Scotland. Continued from issue 40.less than 1 page43Marjory Gavin 
ScottThe Border Archive-For Queen and CountyThis is a list of all the men between the ages of 18 and 45 residing in Roberton in 1807.2 pages or more10Robert Miller 
ScottJimmy Blakemore - A War CasualtyThe story of Lancelot Lionel Blakemore (alias 'Jimmy'), a Londoner who was severely wounded, losing both his legs during the First World War. He was sent to Birgham to recuperate where he met and married Katherine Scott and where he worked as a cobbler for the remainder of his life.2 pages or more90David Quensell 
ScottThomas Pringle, Writer, Poet and Anti-Slavery CampaignerAn account of the life of Thomas Pringle born at Linton in 1789 who went on to become a respected poet an close acquaintance of Sir Walter Scott. He later emigrated to South Africa where he experiences many travails. The article recounts these experiences and how the family overcame many difficulties as early settlers. He founded a school and wrote a book on the state of the English settlers. He became a noted campaigner for human rights and came to be known as "the father of South African Poetry"9 pages or more82Marjorie Gavin 
ScottKelso Abbey and Walter Scott's KelsoReview of two books, Kelso Abbey and Walter Scott's Kelso looking in particular at the connection between Sir Walter Scott and the Town.2 pages or more89 
ScottOntario Genealogical Society summer campWhere to research in Ontario for your Canadian cousins.2 pages or more37D. C. Jeffrey 
ScottStow Monumental InscriptionsSome information on the forthcoming publication of Stow Monumental Inscriptions with reference to various documents pertaining to Stow in the National Archives of Scotland with some interesting extracts.2 pages or more83Elma Fleming 
ScottSaving and Sharing Borders Stories of WWIReference to the project by Live Borders Museum and Library Services to commemorate the Borders experience during the Great War.less than 1 page91 
Scott, Sir WalterKnow your Parish: YarrowA journey down through the Yarrow valley from top to bottom1 page or more32Audrey Mitchell 
Scottish Borders ArchivesHawick HubAn account with some background information on various records which have been transferred to Scottish Borders Archives at Hawick including and Kirk Session Records, Poor Relief records - some examples of content instanced2 pages or more76 
Scottish Motor TractionTravellers Tales in the BordersThis is the text of Fred's talk to the Society on 25th April 2004. Absorbing review of public road transport in the Borders mainly in the 20th century.9 pages or more55Fred Kennington 
Scottish Motor TractionPeeblesshire's First CarAn account of Peeblesshire's first car built by Laurence Bell in a rented shed in Peebles and how from such humble beginnings developed the Scottish Motor Traction Company (SMT).2 pages or more82Gwen Stein 
Scottish OmnibusesOn the BusesAn article from The Southern Reporter of October 29th 1959 about George Turnbull's working life from 1913 to 1959, as a chauffeur or mechanic until 1924, then various jobs for a local bus company.2 pages or more66Charles Borthwick 
ScottsGalashiels and some of its familiesTalk given to the society by Mr. Ian Miller, President of the Old Gala Club. Gala indeed goes back along way perhaps even to 7000 B.C. It covers the history up to the 19th Century.3 pages or more31Ian Miller 
ScottsBorder Treaties of AssuranceText from the Hamilton papers on the Treaties signed by the Border Barons with the English in 1544 . Followed by a list of the Border Clans in 1597 in the East March.5 pages or more1W.H. Oliver 
ScotusDuns, Burgh on the Merse and Surrounding VillagesReview of the book Dunse Burgh on the Merse with the Surrounding Villages' by James Denham.1 page or more91 
ScotusJohn Duns ScotusA mention of events to commemorate the 750th anniversary of the birth of John Duns Scotus, genealogy research and the seeking of a possible DNA connection.1 page or more89Ronald Morrison 
ScotusDavid Hume 1711 to 1776Some biographical notes on David Hume, philosopher on the occasion of the 300th. Anniversary of his birth - also some notes on John Duns Scotus and the Revd. Thomas McCrie2 pages or more75Ronald Morrison 
ScoulerRentons in the Hutton Old Parish RegisterList of persons with the surname Renton that appear in the Hutton Old Parish Register.2 pages or more13Norrie McLeish 
ScroogeLeading Genealogy Website Unearths Miser Scrooge’s Scottish ConnectionsWhether it’s merited or not, Scots have often labelled as being tight-fisted and now one of the world’s leading genealogy websites, ScotlandsPeople, (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk) has unearthed records which prove that the miser Scrooge did indeed have Scottish roots.1 page or more60 
ScutariThe Purves, Clays, and the Crimean WarThis is the text of the authors' talk to the Society titled 'James Charles Purves: a Coldstream Lad at the Charge' on 20th March 2005 about one of the participants in the charge of the Light Brigade, the battle, and some of James' family.12 pages or more58Will Murray and Trevor Swan 
Seaton DelavalPresbyterian Migration into NorthumberlandThis article, reprinted by permission of Northumberland and Durham FHS, is a list of persons in communion rolls, who had moved from the Scottish Borders.1 page or more20Don Mason 
Second World WarW.W 2 AuxiliariesSome notes on the work of the World War 2 Auxiliaries or the British Resistance Army.less than 1 page88 
Second World WarFloors Castle HospitalNote on inventory lists and photographs which have come to light dating from the Second World War and an appeal for more information.less than 1 page79 
SelkirkAlexander Turnbull and his FamilyIf you have any Turnbulls in your family and you think that you came from the Borders, this is a must for you. Turnbulls from Galashiels, Selkirk, and Hawick.5 pages or more25Jane Gibson 
SelkirkThe Walter Mason PapersThe Walter Mason Papers. This is a brief description of the collection held by the museum services of Scottish Borders Council.1 page or more19Walter Elliot 
SelkirkA Canadian ConnectionCopies of letters sent from Canada in 1864 - they make very interesting reading.2 pages or more25Jenifer Payne 
SelkirkBondagers of the BordersLiz Taylor presented a most informative talk to members of the society, this is a short story of Bondagers.1 page or more9Liz Taylor 
SelkirkThe Haining, SelkirkA short history of the house and plans for its future.1 page or more80Ronald Morrison 
SelkirkKnow your Parish: YarrowA journey down through the Yarrow valley from top to bottom1 page or more32Audrey Mitchell 
SelkirkSelkirk Poor Cases, 184416 cases of Selkirk Poor from the Report of the Royal Commission on the Poor Law (Scotland), 1844.2 pages or more54Peter Munro 
SelkirkDiary of James Alexander Sligh aged 18A description of a diary kept by a young bank clerk in 1876. Selected extracts are included.2 pages or more73 
SelkirkSelkirk Migrants 1850--1865A list of emigrants from Selkirk to various parts home and abroad, from the diary of the minister of Selkirk Parish Kirk.2 pages or more9Alison Scott 
SelkirkNew Collections at the Heritage HubCounty council records, diaries & estate papers were identified amongst the backlog of un-catalogued material at the Scottish Borders Archive.4 pages or more69Juline Baird 
SelkirkSome Selkirk WorthiesNotes on some Selkirk 'worthies' of old.4 pages or more82George Turnbull 
SelkirkThe LanglandsHow a family can be traced with the help of a family Bible3 pages or more36Mrs. Prue Langlands 
SelkirkLetters of the Andersons of SelkirkGrateful acknowledgement to Tim Anderson of a transcript of letters of the Andersons of Selkirk, soldiers, surgeons and explorers (1804-1820) with particular reference to Mungo Park and his trip to Africa.1 page or more91 
SelkirkCoercion or Consensus? The Government of a Border Burgh in the Sixteenth centuryThe burgh of Selkirk, their trades, who controlled them. The baillies sergents and how they came into being. Continued from issue 25.4 pages or more26Peter Symms 
SelkirkDouglas of Springwood ParkThe name Douglas would run fear into many Englishmen. This distinguished Border family and its history3 pages or more31Donald Whyte 
SelkirkThe Pedigree of the Selkirk Family of Selkirk , ScotlandA family tree of the Selkirk Family.2 pages or more2James Selkirk 
SelkirkAndrew Currie, Border SculptorAn account of the life of Andrew Currie, sculptor (1812-1891) born at Howford Farm Yarrow. Won commissions for several well known public monuments including Mungo Park in Selkirk, the Ettrick Shepherd at St. Mary's Loch, two characters on the Scott monument in Edinburgh and Robert the Bruce at Stirling Castle. Married Isabella Hardie daughter of a Denholm stocking-maker and moved to Earlston to work as a sculptor. A full account of his life and works5 pages or more78Bob Johnstone 
SelkirkA House UnitedHow a house (Heatherlieburn, Selkirk) built by Richard Leitch in 1862 came to unite two distant Hepburn relatives who had no idea of each other’s existence.3 pages or more61Celia Baylis and Barbara Nichol 
SelkirkMinute Book of the Cordiners of Selkirk 1785 to 1835Some background on the Guild of the Cordiners (Souters) of Selkirk following the donation by Dave Anderson of a transcription of their records.2 pages or more91 
SelkirkAn Elephantine trip to St Mary's LochGeorge Reavly in his history of Galashiels notes that fifty years ago not a gig could be got to hire. One of the largest trips that ever left Galashiels propelled by horse power. On the trip to St Marys Loch.2 pages or more22K. MsRae 
SelkirkPolice and Criminal Indexing ProjectAn update on the indexing of the Selkirk Criminal Register.less than 1 page85Elma Flaming 
SelkirkThe Ancient Crafts of SelkirkThe history of crafts in Selkirk from 1113 with the building of the Border abbeys through to the Union of the Crowns.1 page or more32Jim Newlands 
SelkirkA History of the BrydonsFor some hundreds of years there has been Brydons in the Borders. From Gilston, Broadmeadows, and overseas.2 pages or more7Mrs Joan Scott Stewart 
SelkirkThe Muster-Roll of the Jedburgh Company of Volunteers of 1804List of men from Sergeants, Corporals, and Privates, it also gives you their trade at the time. Total of men 108.2 pages or more3Sandra Duncan 
SelkirkCoercion or Consensus? The Government of a Border Burgh in the Sixteenth CenturyThe Burgesses, and how they looked after Selkirk. The privileges that they gave themselves. Continued in issue 26.5 pages or more25Peter Symms 
SelkirkMapsBrief notes about Borders maps available from the Society, and on the Internet.1 page or more43Peter Munro 
SelkirkA Border Lady of the Old SchoolInterview with Mrs Jane Henderson Thomson Bell aged 83 in 1910 about her life. Written in Scots.4 pages or more20 
SelkirkshireJohn Ainslie Map MakerJohn Ainslie who was described at a conference in Edinburgh in 1971 as Scotland's greatest cartographer.2 pages or more4C.M. Ainslie 
SelkirkshireMapsBrief notes about Borders maps available from the Society, and on the Internet.1 page or more43Peter Munro 
SelkirkshireThe Search for Robert ScottAn account of the author's search for more information on his ancestor, Robert Scott, a teacher in South Africa who died in 1892 and his success in tracing his ancestry back to Selkirkshire.2 pages or more86Robin Scott 
SerbiaBessie Dora Bowhill, a wartime nurseAn account of the life of Bessie Dora Bowhill born Bunkle and Preston, Berwickshire who became, a nurse and worked in South Africa during the Boer War - her further experience during the First World War working with Dr Elsie Inglis in Serbia.2 pages or more85 
ServantsServants Emerging from the ShadowsNotes on an exhibition and recording of records pertaining to staff and employees at Paxton House.1 page or more82Chris Pawson 
servantsThe Milne-Graden papersSome notes on the records at Paxton House particularly the domestic records. There are many references to the Home and Milne-Home servants by name from the 1780s to the early 20th.less than 1 page79Ronald Morrison 
Session ClerksBorders Family History Inaugural LectureInaugural talk on the basic sources for looking into your family history. Dealing with parochial registers, census returns, etc.5 pages or more1Donald Whyte 
SessionsExtracts of the Hutton Session Records Jun 19th 1819 - Dec 7th 1821Transcribed extracts of the Hutton Session Records mainly about donations to the Poor, and a list of ministers since 1688. Lots of names.2 pages or more50Heather Lough 
ShacklockTracing Your Family Tree May Not Always Be PleasantAccount of research into one specific family. Very detailed - a lot of research.3 pages or more42Margaret C. Lawson 
SharpeBorder - Line Experiences Of a Canadian ResearcherThe Ainslie born in Lilliesleaf and how a trip from Canada to research the family ended in a book.2 pages or more10Robert L. Morden 
Sharplaw Know your Parish--HounamThe history of Hounam.1 page or more16 
ShawThe Miller Family of Hawick, Scotland and Delaware County, New YorkThis Miller family who emigrated from Hawick or Roberton-they set up a farm in the Catskill mountains of New York.2 pages or more34C. Raymond La Fever 
ShelleyAn Infamous MistressA review of the book 'An Infamous Mistress' by Sarah Murden and Joanne Major being a biography of Grace Dalrymple Elliot.1 page or more91 
ShepherdSnowstorm in the CheviotsA young shepherd gets lost in the snow and is frozen to death. There's also a specification for shepherds boots.2 pages or more69Jean Fleming 
ShepherdingTo Follow the Dogs and Carry the StickAn account of life and shepherding in the Lammermuirs before and during and immediately after the Second World War.1 page or more90Bob Jaffray 
ShepherdsFriends of Hoar CottageAn account of Hoar Cottage, a shepherd's cottage on Exmoor in North Devon which has connections with shepherds from the Scottish Borders.1 page or more91Bette Baldwin 
Sheriff CourtWills and TestamentsScots law on wills and testaments-the difference. With a good description on how and where to find information on the subject.3 pages or more22James Galbraith 
SherlawA Family of Shoemakers - The Allans of PaxtonInterest account of the Allans of Paxton who were shoemakers in Paxton from around 1800 till the beginning of World War II.4 pages or more67Mary Newbery 
SherlawIsabella Smith 1814-1904Account of Isabella Smith from Coldingham. Berwickshire; and her descendants.2 pages or more57Mary Newbery 
Sherlock HolmesA Border family and the curious case of Sherlock HolmesAbout the author's ancestor, William Scott, his cattle dealing partnership with George Bell, and his coal-mine at Rowanburn in the 18th century, and Dr Joseph Bell, the inspiration for Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes.3 pages or more60John Webley 
SherriffThe People of the LammermuirsDetailed history of the Lammermuirs from Celtic times to the 19th century.5 pages or more23Norrie McLeish 
ShielReminiscences of Childhood by a Matron of 78Narrative written by the author's great grandfather's sister about their emigration from Scotland to New York in 1829. Continued from issue 41.3 pages or more42Jim Wilson 
ShieldsOld Books with Hawick ConnectionsA description of two old books about Hawick from the author's library. One is a library book that was never returned. Speculation about the culprit reveals many family relationships.2 pages or more74Anne Golden 
ShielsCanadian StraysSome discoveries of Lowland strays from Grey township, Ontario1 page or more30J. Hislop 
ShillinglawShillinglaw WallsShillinglaw Tower not far from Traquair it is not only a heap of stones - an interesting tale.2 pages or more38Jean Shillinglaw Ridley 
ShillinglawsAbout the ShillinglawFamily history about the Shillinglaws family.1 page or more5Ada Elizabeth Shillinglaw 
Ship ‘Nebo’Old Emigrant’s DiariesExtract from diary of Margaret Charteris, wife of Thomas Hinshelwood, emigrant from Jedburgh, ship ‘Nebo’, to Queensland, in 1883.4 pages or more40Jane Gibson 
Ship 'Brilliant'Life in Linton with William Pringle's FamilyAbsorbing account of William Pringle, his children, and his grandson, Thomas Pringle, the 'Poet of South Africa'.4 pages or more20Barbara E. Turner 
Ship 'Kaffraria'A 'Scot' Moves to South AfricaBiography of Archibald Little, born Melrose, 11th Jan 1829, died 13 Dec 1921, Johannesburg. Brief notes on his occupations, and service in the Basuto War.2 pages or more44Tony Little 
Ship 'Killawarra'They Went To AustraliaFascinating account of the Turnbulls journey from Ancrum to Australia via Cape Town, and life afterwards.2 pages or more43Janet Godden 
Ship 'Scottish Lassie 'They Went To AustraliaFascinating account of the Turnbulls journey from Ancrum to Australia via Cape Town, and life afterwards.2 pages or more43Janet Godden 
Ship voyageReminiscences of Childhood by a Matron of 78Narrative written by the author's great grandfather's sister about their emigration from Scotland to New York in 1829. Continued from issue 41.3 pages or more42Jim Wilson 
ShippingArchives at Robert Smail’s Printing WorksA brief history of the famous Robert Smail’s Printing Works at Innerleithen which was started in 1866, and about their wonderful archives.2 pages or more67David Rudram 
ShipsJohn Whillis Exhibition, EyemouthSome notes on the John Whillis Exhibition, Eyemouth and the associated exhibition on sailing ships connected including the 'Cutty Sark'.1 page or more91 
ShoemakerArchives at Robert Smail’s Printing WorksA brief history of the famous Robert Smail’s Printing Works at Innerleithen which was started in 1866, and about their wonderful archives.2 pages or more67David Rudram 
ShoemakerA Family of Shoemakers - The Allans of PaxtonInterest account of the Allans of Paxton who were shoemakers in Paxton from around 1800 till the beginning of World War II.4 pages or more67Mary Newbery 
shoemakerJohn Lee, Shoemaker in KelsoSome details of the funeral of John Lee, shoemaker in Kelso 1802. Details of funeral arrangements and surnames of those attending the funeral2 pages or more75Elma Fleming 
ShoemakersThe Ancient Crafts of SelkirkThe history of crafts in Selkirk from 1113 with the building of the Border abbeys through to the Union of the Crowns.1 page or more32Jim Newlands 
ShoemakersOld soldiers of the eighteenth centuryThis is a list and some extracts from War Office records at the Public Record Office at Kew. If you are studying shoemakers - read this.1 page or more11E. A. Gray 
Shop TokensGranny's Bawbees and other coins (part 2)The writer traces the history of coinage in Scotland and talks of shop cheques or tokens particularly instancing Co-operative stores and also mentioning J.A. Game's tea shop in Hawick.3 pages or more78Peter Munro 
ShortreedShortreed Companion of Sir Walter ScottAccount of Sir Walter Scott's friendship with Robert Shortreed (1762-1829), and Robert's descendents.2 pages or more50Donald Whyte 
SibbaldThe Royal College of Physicians of EdinburghExtracts from a talk given by Joan Ferguson on the Royal College of Physicians from 1681 right through the years.4 pages or more39Joan Ferguson 
Silverbuthall HouseJohn Thomas RocheadSome notes on the life of John Thomas Rochead, architect with particular reference to his work at Hawick.3 pages or more85 
SimmDuns Auxiliary UnitFurther information on the Duns Auxiliary Unit.1 page or more88 
SimonDuns Auxiliary UnitFurther information on the Duns Auxiliary Unit.1 page or more88 
SimprimFrom Simprim Kirk session records 1705--A case of DrunkennessDrink was the downfall of two friends after a session in Coldstream in 1705.1 page or more7Colin Wood 
SimpsonA family of TanishGeorge Tanish who married Catherine Gilroy from Selkirk and their decendants.4 pages or more4P. Tanish- Hardie 
SimpsonThe LanglandsHow a family can be traced with the help of a family Bible3 pages or more36Mrs. Prue Langlands 
SimpsonIn the hands of the TurkThe story of a collection to pay a ransom of a man who fell into the hands of a Turk. This is as told in the Register of the Privy Council for the year 1677.1 page or more21Jane Gibson 
SimpsonDr George Henderson of Chirnside (1800 - 1864)Second and final part of the account of Dr Henderson's family (the remaining 11 children born from 1841 to 1863 !) with a very early plea for the eight-hour day and some interesting poetry.8 pages or more63Bill Henderson 
SimsonCousin Fred from HawickProblems tracing the history of a Dickson family who had lived in the Lauder area from the 17th century,3 pages or more65Jim Dickson 
SinclairFamily History in "The Gladstaines Bible"This is the very old history of the Gladstains in the Hawick area in and around 1645 through to 1850 . Few families can go back that far with as much confidence in the manuscript as this one.3 pages or more27Michael Robson 
SinclairPolwarth on the GreenA history of Polwarth that was handed out by Colin Wood on the outing to Polwarth, Oct 1988.1 page or more8Colin Wood 
Singapore"My Great Grandfather died at sea"A ships Master from Irvine in Ayrshire. How Bill researched the history of a remarkable seaman. 'One of his best'.3 pages or more31Bill Murray 
SintonBringing Science to Genealogy - DNA TestingHave you got a family rumour of relationships between families that you cannot prove ? Perhaps you’re curious whether or not you’ve some undiscovered relations out there somewhere in the world, or a brick wall that stubbornly refuses to budge. Then possibly you should consider DNA testing. The author set up three surname DNA projects for Sinton, Fairbairn and Runciman.2 pages or more67Lorna Henderson 
SintonUpdate to 'Bringing science to genealogy'An update on a DNA project that was first described in Volume 67, pages 1 -4 June 2008.4 pages or more72Lorna Henderson 
Sir A RamseyHermitage--Grim Guardian of the BordersLord Soulis and how he came to his rather barbaric death. It follows the history of Hermitage through the years. Very interesting.3 pages or more14Norrie McLeish 
Sir G. HomeCockburns of that ilkThe origins of Cockburns in Berwickshire3 pages or more36Russell Wilson Cockburn 
Sir W. DouglasHermitage--Grim Guardian of the BordersLord Soulis and how he came to his rather barbaric death. It follows the history of Hermitage through the years. Very interesting.3 pages or more14Norrie McLeish 
Sir Walter ScottMelrose: Past and PresentA story of Melrose from 3000 years B.C. to the Greenyards in 1992.2 pages or more22Mr. T Little 
SkeldenAn ill-matched coupleAn account from a solicitor's file of a domestic dispute between a husband and wife over assets.3 pages or more87Ralph Maltman 
SlighDiary of James Alexander Sligh aged 18A description of a diary kept by a young bank clerk in 1876. Selected extracts are included.2 pages or more73 
SloaneRestoration of Gravestone at Peebles - James SloaneAn account of the restoration of a gravestone in the churchyard at Peebles of James Sloane who was rector of Peebles Grammar School between 1802 and 1843. Also extracts on James Sloane from a book 'Glimpses of Peebles and Forgotten Characters in its History' by Alexander Williamson published in 1895.2 pages or more84 
SmailHistoric and Photographic Glimpses of Old InnerleithenPromotion of the book 'Historic and Photographic Glimpses of Old Innerleithen' by Bobby Richardson published by the Society.less than 1 page88 
SmailBaillie John Smail of GalashielsBaillie Smail, born at Clovenfords, was First Baillie in 1867, and was renowned for severe punishment . He died of chronic alcoholism.1 page or more36 
SmailArchives at Robert Smail’s Printing WorksA brief history of the famous Robert Smail’s Printing Works at Innerleithen which was started in 1866, and about their wonderful archives.2 pages or more67David Rudram 
SmailInnerleithen ShopsInformation on the CD published by the Society on 'Innerleithen Shops' compiled by Bobby Richardson.1 page or more87 
SmailcleughfootThe Olivers of Jed ValleyA History of the Olivers of the Jed Valley tracing their history from the earliest of times with reference to some of the more famous and infamous.6 pages or more85Norrie McLeish 
SmailholmThe Crammond Family of SmailholmNotes about a Crammond family of Smailholm and their children.1 page or more57Hazel Crammond 
SmailholmA DNA RevelationThe author's discovery of a direct link to a blood cousin with the name of CRAM, and the surmise that CRAMMOND got shortened along the passage of time.less than 1 page57Gordon Crammond 
SmailholmCaptain Cook's Border BackgroundThe history of Captain James Cook and the Ednam connection.1 page or more6Dr Jim Trainer 
SmailholmJames Fleming, father of Sir John Ambrose FlemingSome notes on James Fleming, born near Smailholm father of Sir John Ambrose Fleming who featured in issue 82.2 pages or more84Ian McGregor 
SmailholmMarth’s Marmalad and Diet LoafSome letters which brought life to the bare bones of the author's family tree.2 pages or more56Marjorie Dybeck 
SmallRev. Robert Douglas, 1747-1820 The father of GalashielsThe Rev. Robert Douglas, minister of Galashiels, 1747-1820, was a man of great ability and served his parishioners so well he was called "The Father of Galashiels".2 pages or more37Donald Whyte 
SmartGuild of One-Name StudiesAn account of a talk given by Lorna Kinnaird on the Guild of One Name Studies.1 page or more86 
SmiddyFountainhall Smiddy 1793-1945Account of the Hislop / Dick family who worked in the smiddy (blacksmith's shop) for five generations.2 pages or more57Margaret Dick 
SmithExtracts from "The Border Magazine" January 1832A List of names and ages from births, marriages, and deaths in and around Berwick on Tweed.1 page or more35Mrs O. Wilson-Croome 
SmithConvicts Transported to Western Australia in 1858 aboard the 'Edwin Fox'A list of Scottish convicts transported to Australia on the "Edwin Fox". Reprinted from Bedfordshire Family History Society Journal2 pages or more70Lynn Manning 
SmithWith the Border Volunteers to PretoriaReview of a book donated to the Society ' With the Border Volunteers to Pretoria' by Lieut William Home recording their exploits during the Boer War and with a detailed list of names.2 pages or more90Ronald Morrison 
SmithExtracts from Dunse Barony RecordsExtracts from the author's book, Dunse Barony Records, in the 1760s.2 pages or more68Ronald Morrison 
SmithNames of Soldiers and others who died in India mainly between 1930-36A list of names and their regiments, and where buried.1 page or more30 
SmithIsabella Smith 1814-1904Account of Isabella Smith from Coldingham. Berwickshire; and her descendants.2 pages or more57Mary Newbery 
Smith HiveWorld War 1 ExhibitionAn account of an exhibition staged by the Society to mark the centenary of the outbreak of World War 1.1 page or more86 
SMTTravellers Tales in the BordersThis is the text of Fred's talk to the Society on 25th April 2004. Absorbing review of public road transport in the Borders mainly in the 20th century.9 pages or more55Fred Kennington 
SmythIsabella Smith 1814-1904Account of Isabella Smith from Coldingham. Berwickshire; and her descendants.2 pages or more57Mary Newbery 
Social CustomsYetholm GypsiesIf you are connected to Yetholm, this is a must for you, it covers the gypsies from Persia right through to being settled in Kirk Yetholm. It is in two parts: issue 31 and 32.5 pages or more32A. V. Tokley 
SoldiersLetters of the Andersons of SelkirkGrateful acknowledgement to Tim Anderson of a transcript of letters of the Andersons of Selkirk, soldiers, surgeons and explorers (1804-1820) with particular reference to Mungo Park and his trip to Africa.1 page or more91 
SoldiersThe Peeblesshire VolunteersA review of a book written by Society member, Robert D Knox, on the history of the Peeblesshire Rifle Volunteers between 1860 and 1908.1 page or more88 
SoldiersSoldiers' WillsA brief article of Soldiers' Wills and how to access on line.86 
SoldiersSo You've Found A SoldierThe trials that you may find looking for your connection with a soldier that was in the British Army.2 pages or more14Capt. John E. Grey 
SoldiersDavid Reid Dewar - Another of War's VictimsThe story of David Reid Dewar, originally from Cumnock but who moved to Peebles before enlisting and being severely mentally affected by his experiences in the Great War. His subsequent life when he was described as 'confused, incoherent and delusional'.2 pages or more89Margaret Ross 
SoldiersW.W 2 AuxiliariesSome notes on the work of the World War 2 Auxiliaries or the British Resistance Army.less than 1 page88 
SomervilleThe Autobiography of a Working manSome notes regarding the life of Alexander Somerville born in East Lothian but who spent most of his early life in Berwickshire. He became a cavalryman in the Royal British Dragoons but was subjected to punishment of 100 lashes for writing to a local paper at the time of the passing of the Reform Act of 1832. Questions were asked in Parliament regarding his punishment almost universally regarded as excessive and his release from the army was purchased by public subscription. His autobiography recalls the hardship of his early life in Berwickshire as son of a farm hand.2 pages or more79Ronald Morrison 
SorrowlessfieldGeorge Fleming M.A.Article on George Fleming MA, distinguished educationalist.1 page or more86Ian McGregor 
SoulisHermitage---Grim Guardian of the Borders-The history of Hermitage Castle and its inhabitants from 1207 right through. Continued in issue 11.2 pages or more10Norrie McLeish 
Soup kitchensSoup Kitchen at Dunse 1832An account of the outbreak of cholera in 1832 and minutes of the Dunse Committee of Health setting up soup kitchens with names of those to whom vouchers were issued.3 pages or more87Ronald Morrison 
SourhopeReminiscences of Childhood by a Matron of 78Narrative written by the author's great grandfather's sister about their emigration from Scotland to New York in 1829. Continued from issue 41.3 pages or more42Jim Wilson 
SoutersMinute Book of the Cordiners of Selkirk 1785 to 1835Some background on the Guild of the Cordiners (Souters) of Selkirk following the donation by Dave Anderson of a transcription of their records.2 pages or more91 
SoutersOld soldiers of the eighteenth centuryThis is a list and some extracts from War Office records at the Public Record Office at Kew. If you are studying shoemakers - read this.1 page or more11E. A. Gray 
SoutersThe Ancient Crafts of SelkirkThe history of crafts in Selkirk from 1113 with the building of the Border abbeys through to the Union of the Crowns.1 page or more32Jim Newlands 
South AfricaBessie Dora Bowhill, a wartime nurseAn account of the life of Bessie Dora Bowhill born Bunkle and Preston, Berwickshire who became, a nurse and worked in South Africa during the Boer War - her further experience during the First World War working with Dr Elsie Inglis in Serbia.2 pages or more85 
South AfricaThe Search for Robert ScottAn account of the author's search for more information on his ancestor, Robert Scott, a teacher in South Africa who died in 1892 and his success in tracing his ancestry back to Selkirkshire.2 pages or more86Robin Scott 
South AfricaLife in Linton with William Pringle's FamilyAbsorbing account of William Pringle, his children, and his grandson, Thomas Pringle, the 'Poet of South Africa'.4 pages or more20Barbara E. Turner 
South AfricaMiscellaneous Intimations in Hawick Advertiser - 1855-1900A list of marriages of people from various places (including Argentina, Australia, Bermuda, Burma, Canada, Chile, China, France, Hong Kong, India, Italy, South Africa, Trinidad) intimated in the Hawick Advertiser between 1855-1900, with brief additional notes on some items.3 pages or more68Marjorie Gavin 
South AfricaThomas PringleA follow up from Professor Charles Wait in South Africa on the article on Thomas Pringle in the previous edition with photographs of a memorial church to Thomas Pringle, its history, some notes on his descendants and how he is remembered in South Africa.2 pages or more83Professor Charles Wait 
South AfricaThomas Pringle, Writer, Poet and Anti-Slavery CampaignerAn account of the life of Thomas Pringle born at Linton in 1789 who went on to become a respected poet an close acquaintance of Sir Walter Scott. He later emigrated to South Africa where he experiences many travails. The article recounts these experiences and how the family overcame many difficulties as early settlers. He founded a school and wrote a book on the state of the English settlers. He became a noted campaigner for human rights and came to be known as "the father of South African Poetry"9 pages or more82Marjorie Gavin 
South AfricaA House UnitedHow a house (Heatherlieburn, Selkirk) built by Richard Leitch in 1862 came to unite two distant Hepburn relatives who had no idea of each other’s existence.3 pages or more61Celia Baylis and Barbara Nichol 
South AmericaMiscellaneous Intimations in Hawick Advertiser - Births 1854-1900Previous compilations of intimations have related to events in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the USA. These relate to births in other locations, of people originally from Hawick and surrounding area.3 pages or more58Marjorie Gavin 
South AustraliaFrom the Scottish Borders to South AustraliaAn account of the lives of William Oliver his wife Elizabeth Turnbull who were married at Jedburgh in1833 who emigrated to South Australia, their family and subsequent life, Contains much genealogy and notes on the Oliver DNA project.5 pages or more78Ruth Oliver 
SouthdeanThe Olivers of Jed ValleyA History of the Olivers of the Jed Valley tracing their history from the earliest of times with reference to some of the more famous and infamous.6 pages or more85Norrie McLeish 
SouthdeanThe Lillico Family - Chain Migrants to Gloucester Township, OntarioThe story of a family that emigrated from Roxburghshire to Ontario8 pages or more70Eleanor Lillico 
SpedlinRecording the Jardines - A one-name study17 years of research of the Jardine Clan Society. A history of the Clan and the worldwide story of the Jardines.4 pages or more27Violet Jardine 
SpedlinsThe Jardine Clan SocietyFormed in 1977. Came from France 1066, settled in Anndale; now, branches of the family world wide.2 pages or more3Family History News 
SpenceLife in Melrose--150 years agoThis is the account of family life in Melrose in the first half of last century, from an autobiography of Catherine Helen Spence.3 pages or more11Colin Wood 
Spences MainsLife in Melrose--150 years agoThis is the account of family life in Melrose in the first half of last century, from an autobiography of Catherine Helen Spence.3 pages or more11Colin Wood 
SpitfireEdnam and Captain CookA Cleveland lady spent time and effort tracing Captain Cook. Herein lies the Ednam Connectionless than 1 page25John Newlands 
Spittal TowerSnowstorm in the CheviotsA young shepherd gets lost in the snow and is frozen to death. There's also a specification for shepherds boots.2 pages or more69Jean Fleming 
SpittlefieldA Case for the CommissaryThe amount of information found on any particular family is a matter of luck but time spent will be rewarding.4 pages or more33Rosemary Bigwood 
SpottiswoodA grave look at the BordersThis must be one of the great stories ever to be printed in our magazine - it is the story of grave snatchers, and how one brave chap got his just reward.4 pages or more21Ian Abernethy 
SpouseJohn Whillis Exhibition, EyemouthSome notes on the John Whillis Exhibition, Eyemouth and the associated exhibition on sailing ships connected including the 'Cutty Sark'.1 page or more91 
SpringfieldBorder Marriage RecordsThe history of Irregular Marriages up and down the country.2 pages or more34Donald Whyte 
SpringwoodA grave look at the BordersThis must be one of the great stories ever to be printed in our magazine - it is the story of grave snatchers, and how one brave chap got his just reward.4 pages or more21Ian Abernethy 
Springwood ParkNew Collections at the Heritage HubCounty council records, diaries & estate papers were identified amongst the backlog of un-catalogued material at the Scottish Borders Archive.4 pages or more69Juline Baird 
SproustonThe Trotters of Sprouston and Hadden - Part 2Absorbing account of the author's researches into her Trotter ancestry.5 pages or more53Jenny Fairman 
SproustonThe Haliburtens of SproustonOrigins of the Haliburtons; William who had 12 children and their emigration to New Zealand.less than 1 page12D.N. Haliburton 
SproustonThe Trotters of Sprouston and Hadden - Part 1Absorbing account of the author's researches into her Trotter ancestry.7 pages or more52Jenny Fairman 
SproustonFollowing in the Footsteps of Robert Redpath.The story of one man's journey to mine gold in Australia. There is reference to two diaries kept by other men on the voyage from Glasgow to Townsville, Queensland.3 pages or more69Irene J Redpath 
SquirrellGuild of One-Name StudiesAn account of a talk given by Lorna Kinnaird on the Guild of One Name Studies.1 page or more86 
SS ClaraJohn Liddle (13.3.1842 - 26.9.1907)An account of the life of John Liddle born at Reston and his voyage to Australia in 1865 aboard the "Clara". He kept a diary during the voyage and extracts are included illustrating what life was like aboard an emigrant ship. There are also details from the ship's register (a full list of the names of the 384 immigrants is available) also a breakdown of occupations, nationalities and deaths during the voyage.6 pages or more80Bill Stewart 
St AbbsA Village Roll Call 1935A list of the names found in St Abbs in 1935 - in verse. In addition to those in the index another 22 names which appear less than 8 times are listed.1 page or more70Alexander Nisbet 
St AidenMelrose: Past and PresentA story of Melrose from 3000 years B.C. to the Greenyards in 1992.2 pages or more22Mr. T Little 
St AndrewsThe Leyden FamilyFrom USA, an article on the name Leyden with particular reference to Dr John Leyden.less than 1 page12Ronald Spencer 
St Andrews Free ChurchJohn Thomas RocheadSome notes on the life of John Thomas Rochead, architect with particular reference to his work at Hawick.3 pages or more85 
St BoswellsDeath in the Borders: 19th Century Border Murder CasesThis is the review of a book by Norrie McLeish, Border Murder Cases with a great deal of research that has gone into this volume. Gypsies, Landlords, and farm workers.2 pages or more30Norrie McLeish .(Review by Hugh K. Mackay) 
St BoswellsSidelines on the Borders RailwayNowadays, the only railway line in the Borders is the main east coast line in Berwickshire. Lady Gibson has discovered, however, that the history of the railways has plenty of interest for family historians.1 page or more11Jane Gibson 
St BoswellsA Border Lady of the Old SchoolInterview with Mrs Jane Henderson Thomson Bell aged 83 in 1910 about her life. Written in Scots.4 pages or more20 
St BoswellsBorder MurdersThis is a stroll around the Borders looking into, with some depth, the murders in the 1800s.2 pages or more32Norrie Mcleish 
St CuthbertCavers & DistrictTalk given in February 2007 about the history of the kirk and parish of Cavers, and its links with Melrose, St Cuthbert, and other famous people.6 pages or more64Jean Muir 
St HelenaThe Palseys of CraigThe story of Palseys of Craig - a two part story in issues 2 and 3 covers military and personnel accounts of many Palsleys, if you are connected, it must be for you.3 pages or more2R.C.Wood 
St KentigernPolwarth on the GreenA history of Polwarth that was handed out by Colin Wood on the outing to Polwarth, Oct 1988.1 page or more8Colin Wood 
St LawrenceKnow your Parish--MorebattleA history of Morebattle Parish and the surrounding area.1 page or more18Elespeth Ewan 
St MungoPolwarth on the GreenA history of Polwarth that was handed out by Colin Wood on the outing to Polwarth, Oct 1988.1 page or more8Colin Wood 
St Mungo's FairKnow your Parish-PolwarthDescription of the village of Polwarth, its history, the inhabitants, and their occupations.1 page or more28 
St Ronan’s StandardArchives at Robert Smail’s Printing WorksA brief history of the famous Robert Smail’s Printing Works at Innerleithen which was started in 1866, and about their wonderful archives.2 pages or more67David Rudram 
St, Abb'sHMS PathfinderAn account of the sinking in 1914 of HMS Pathfinder off St. Abb's Head, Berwickshire viewed by Aldous Huxley.less than 1 page86 
St. AndrewsRevised and improved edition of Kelso Abbey, Old Churchyard and St. Andrews Monumental InscriptionsNotes on the improved version of our Memorial Inscriptions covering Kelso Abbey, Old Churchyard Kelso and St. Andrews.1 page or more76 
St. BoswellsOld St BoswellsNotes on the republication of the book 'Old St. Boswells' by Jean Lawrie.less than 1 page77Peter Munro 
St. BoswellsSt. Boswells to Berwick Railway via DunsSome paragraphs on a book 'St Boswells to Berwick via Duns which traces the history of this railway line.less than 1 page83 
St. CuthbertLauder and LauderdaleThis is the text of the talk given by Ian Miller, president of Old Gala House on the 18th April 19995 pages or more41Ian Miller 
St. HelenaAn Opaque GlassAbout William Glass (or Glasgow), who had become the first governor of the South Atlantic Island of Tristan da Cunha, honoured by the Friends of Kelso Museum in 1996.2 pages or more60Audrey Mitchell 
St. Mary's LochAndrew Currie, Border SculptorAn account of the life of Andrew Currie, sculptor (1812-1891) born at Howford Farm Yarrow. Won commissions for several well known public monuments including Mungo Park in Selkirk, the Ettrick Shepherd at St. Mary's Loch, two characters on the Scott monument in Edinburgh and Robert the Bruce at Stirling Castle. Married Isabella Hardie daughter of a Denholm stocking-maker and moved to Earlston to work as a sculptor. A full account of his life and works5 pages or more78Bob Johnstone 
St. Mary's of WedaleStow of WedaleAn announcement of the publication of Stow Monumental Inscriptions with details of all names.2 pages or more85Ronald Morrison 
St.CuthbertMennims of NorhamThe history of Norham, its castle, and how it got its name.3 pages or more25A.M.Mennim 
StaffServants Emerging from the ShadowsNotes on an exhibition and recording of records pertaining to staff and employees at Paxton House.1 page or more82Chris Pawson 
StaintonA Young Hawick Entertainer - Charles StaintonThe life of Charles Stainton who first appears in the Hawick Criminal Records aged 9 in 1903 but who went on to become a music hall artist with the Sutcliffe Troupe.3 pages or more87Elma Fleming 
StallangersCoercion or Consensus? The Government of a Border Burgh in the Sixteenth CenturyThe Burgesses, and how they looked after Selkirk. The privileges that they gave themselves. Continued in issue 26.5 pages or more25Peter Symms 
StamfordhamJames Thomson, Capt. James Cook R.N., Ednam and ClevelandThe connection of Rev. James Thomson and Capt. Cook with the village of Ednam.1 page or more27P. D. Thomson 
StarheadThe Kers of Cessford CastleA history of the Kers of Cessford Castle.3 pages or more86Norrie McLeish 
StarkMore Extracts from the Kelso Mail 1804Miscellaneous Extracts from the Kelso Mail 1804.1 page or more86 
StarkFrom Cowal to the BordersThe Agricultural migration of workers and the history of the Whyte Family.2 pages or more7Donald Whyte 
StavertDiary of James Alexander Sligh aged 18A description of a diary kept by a young bank clerk in 1876. Selected extracts are included.2 pages or more73 
SteelPeel Hospital ExhibitionA report on the exhibition staged by the Society on the history of Peel Hospital.1 page or more88 
SteelGuess Who’s MissingThe descendants of William Steel Story who lived in Yetholm, Morebattle, Hobkirk, who married Elizabeth Aitchson, daughter of Francis Aitchson and Elizabeth Hogg around 1806.1 page or more64E .Helen Ball 
StensoneKelso Mail August 30th. 1824Transcription of an ancient gravestone dug up at Nenthorn to one Alexander Stensone who died 1606.1 page or more78 
StephensonThe Turnbulls of Minto Cleuchead, Burnfoot and East MiddleFrom Hawick to Australia Extracts from a book of more than three hundred pages .3 pages or more26Mrs. Robyn Crossle 
StevensonMinute Book of the Cordiners of Selkirk 1785 to 1835Some background on the Guild of the Cordiners (Souters) of Selkirk following the donation by Dave Anderson of a transcription of their records.2 pages or more91 
StevensonTweedmount House Tweedmount Road MelroseA great deal of research has gone into this article on a house from when the land was bought to when it was last sold.2 pages or more38Valerie Mackay 
StewartJourney to AustraliaThe vivid descriptions of life at sea recorded in James Stewart's diary will be of interest to all of us whose ancestors left these shores in the 19th century.5 pages or more37Dr J. B. Sproule 
StewartGreat Grandfather's ClockAn account by the author of a clock belonging to his great grandfather which he came upon when holidaying in Australia.1 page or more91Bill Stewart 
StewartThe Origins of William WallaceNotes of the genealogy of William Wallace and suggested connections to the FitzAlans and Stewarts.1 page or more81Gregory Lauder-Frost 
StewartThe Chisholms: Highland Names in the Borders?This is not just about the Chisholms, it delves into place names in the Borders, why they changed their names and the Highland connections.4 pages or more28Michael Robson 
StewartWho was Gordon Stewart of Hawick?Intriguing investigation into an adopted great uncle who died in World War I, and turned out to be a blood relative.3 pages or more65Anne Golden 
StewartTranscribing the StonesNotes on the publication of the monumental inscriptions at Heatheryett, Galashiels with some notes on the history of Galashiels Parish and the first Church at Lindean burial place of the second wife of John Knox.2 pages or more84 
StewartFame/Infamy/Riches - a history of the Greig familyAbout the Greigs of Manchester and Oldham, originally from Ayton and Earlston.4 pages or more62Jim Greig 
StewartBand of BrothersAn account of the First World War experiences of the Murdoch family, originally from Perthshire but who settled in Galashiels, their deaths and tragedies and the effect of the families back home.3 pages or more88Trevor Stewart 
StewartLiddles AbroadFamily pictures awaken an interest in family history. The author made contact with relatives in Australia, descendants of a blacksmith who'd emigrated front Heughhead, Reston.2 pages or more72Bill Stewart 
StewartThe Stewarts of KelsoA report into extensive research into the Stewart family of Kelso, latterly of Edinburgh.5 pages or more77Harry D Watson 
StewartfieldThe Chisholms: Highland Names in the Borders?This is not just about the Chisholms, it delves into place names in the Borders, why they changed their names and the Highland connections.4 pages or more28Michael Robson 
StinsonJames S. Hogg, 1851-1906, Governor of Texas - Were His Ancestors Borderers ?Biography of James Hogg, with reference to his ancestors and relatives after arrival in Boston in 1699. Other emigrant Hoggs mentioned.2 pages or more24Donald Whyte 
StintyknoweIs Anybody Out There ?The author's search for an ancestor's home.2 pages or more56Jean Currie 
StitchelThe Dimma and Dickson Families of the Borders Region, ScotlandThe Dimma family from Eckford, who they married, and where they settled in Ontario. This is a well researched article into a old Border family.2 pages or more37Thomas Dimma Minster 
StobieGreat Grandfather's ClockAn account by the author of a clock belonging to his great grandfather which he came upon when holidaying in Australia.1 page or more91Bill Stewart 
StoboThe Altarstone at StoboStobo Slate Quarry "inferior to no slate whatever". Also a connection to Merlin and Arthur.1 page or more10Isobel Jardine 
StoboMy dig into the pastPeebleshire family and from other parts of the Borders, an interesting tale. Also history of various bridges over the Tweed.3 pages or more34A. Turner 
StobsStobs Internment Camp near HawickSome notes on Stobs Internment Camp and its history.90 
Stobs Internment CampStobs Internment Camp near HawickSome notes on Stobs Internment Camp and its history.90 
StockholmTotties in SwedenNote about Thomas Tottie, from Jedburgh, born in 1664, a tobacco manufacturer, extracted from Th. A. Fischer’s The Scots in Sweden (Edinburgh, 1907).less than 1 page60 
StoddartWith the Border Volunteers to PretoriaReview of a book donated to the Society ' With the Border Volunteers to Pretoria' by Lieut William Home recording their exploits during the Boer War and with a detailed list of names.2 pages or more90Ronald Morrison 
StoryGuess Who’s MissingThe descendants of William Steel Story who lived in Yetholm, Morebattle, Hobkirk, who married Elizabeth Aitchson, daughter of Francis Aitchson and Elizabeth Hogg around 1806.1 page or more64E .Helen Ball 
StowStow of WedaleAn announcement of the publication of Stow Monumental Inscriptions with details of all names.2 pages or more85Ronald Morrison 
StowLaidlawstiel, ClovenfordsThis is history bought to life with Walter Scott, William Wordsworth and Prime Minister Gladstone. For anyone interested in Clovenfords you must read this.2 pages or more37Margaret Lawson 
StowThe Kidstons of StowA very comprehensive account of the early Rev Kidston from Stow and their thirteen children and who they married.1 page or more12John Kidston Tait 
StowThe Case of the missing RegistersIn 1818 Jean Waddell a humble tailor's daughter found by chance she could inherit a estate in Linlithgowshire. How she went about trying to prove her case.3 pages or more22Gavin Waddell 
StowStow ChurchyardSome notes on the toppling of stones in Stow Churchyard.less than 1 page89 
StowStow Monumental InscriptionsSome information on the forthcoming publication of Stow Monumental Inscriptions with reference to various documents pertaining to Stow in the National Archives of Scotland with some interesting extracts.2 pages or more83Elma Fleming 
StowA History of the Waddells of ScotlandA review of the book 'A History of the Waddells of Scotland' by Gavin Main Waddell tracing the history of the name and the various branches of the family. The main branch of the family originated from Stow still known today by some as The Stow of Wedale.1 page or more83 
StowThe Reverand Alexander NaughleyA very interesting account of a Parish Clergyman from Stow to Threlkeld and his life story.2 pages or more31Eddie Wren 
StrathblaneThe Case of the missing RegistersIn 1818 Jean Waddell a humble tailor's daughter found by chance she could inherit a estate in Linlithgowshire. How she went about trying to prove her case.3 pages or more22Gavin Waddell 
StraysStraysCompilation of part of the Society's Strays index.4 pages or more50Jean Sanderson 
StraysMore StraysCompilation of part of the Society's Strays index.1 page or more53Jean Sanderson 
StraysMore StraysCompilation of part of the Society's Strays index.2 pages or more51Jean Sanderson 
StraysStrayTranscript of a memorial stone recorded by Manchester General Transcription Project.81 
StraysStraysBorder Strays5 pages or more48 
Sudden DeathsRecords of Sudden Deaths and Casualties, RoxburghshireThe records of Sudden Deaths and Casualties in Roxburghshire between 1876 and 1906 have now been indexed. Some examples from these records.3 pages or more80 
SuggettResearching Family History across the BorderAn account by the author of the challenges and pitfalls of cross-border research.4 pages or more91Fred Kennington 
SunlawsThe Flowers of the Forest--Borderers who fell at FloddenThe Fletcher brothers from Selkirk and were they at Flodden? Probably.1 page or more29Andrew Cockburn 
Surname ProjectDNA Records for GenealogyObtaining the genetic records for your paternal line is important for identification of your cousins and ancestors who share your recent paternal line descent with you.1 page or more60 
SurnamesBorder NamesA note of the most common names in the Borders extracted from the Society's transcription of Memorial Inscriptions,less than 1 page78Peter Munro 
Sutcliffe TroupeA Young Hawick Entertainer - Charles StaintonThe life of Charles Stainton who first appears in the Hawick Criminal Records aged 9 in 1903 but who went on to become a music hall artist with the Sutcliffe Troupe.3 pages or more87Elma Fleming 
SutherlandTwo Sutherland FactorsTwo brothers from Yair who were factors for Sutherland. It also covers the Highland Clearances right up to his death.3 pages or more9Jane Gibson 
SutherlandWorld War 1 Rugby InternationalistsAn account by the author of how she sought out and visited the memorials to international rugby players who lost their lives in World War 1.2 pages or more88Esher Davies 
SutherlandGrantshouse and the Turner familyHistory of the family from around 1840. Continued from issue 27.1 page or more28James Burns 
SwadlingOld Emigrant’s DiariesExtract from diary of Margaret Charteris, wife of Thomas Hinshelwood, emigrant from Jedburgh, ship ‘Nebo’, to Queensland, in 1883.4 pages or more40Jane Gibson 
SwanOld Books with Hawick ConnectionsA description of two old books about Hawick from the author's library. One is a library book that was never returned. Speculation about the culprit reveals many family relationships.2 pages or more74Anne Golden 
SwanBorderers in the Victorian Marriages Registers (1853-1895)This is a list of marriages in issues 16,17 and 18. It is a list of Border counties as their place of birth, when the married in Victoria, Australia between 1853 and 1895.3 pages or more18Barbara Turner 
SwanPresbyterian Migration into NorthumberlandThis is a list of names from the Communion Rolls of some Presbyterian churches in Northumberland. This is in more than one Magazine.2 pages or more19Don Mason 
SwannMore GladstonesMore history of the Gladstones covers a family from Kirk Yetholm and their emigration to Australia and New Zealand. It lists many decendants from this family.1 page or more37Warren A. Spence 
SwanstonGunsgreen House, EyemouthNotes on the book "Eustace the Outcast" by David Pae also on the will of James Swanston of Eyemouth containing what is thought to be a list of customers for illicit produce including the Rev. Robert Bowmaker, minister, Duns.1 page or more78Ronald Morrison 
SwedenTotties in SwedenNote about Thomas Tottie, from Jedburgh, born in 1664, a tobacco manufacturer, extracted from Th. A. Fischer’s The Scots in Sweden (Edinburgh, 1907).less than 1 page60 
Sweetheart AbbeyAn Unusual Way Of Recording Family TreesThis is about a gravestone in the burial ground of Sweetheart Abbey, Dumfries-shire which has a drawn family tree of the Jardine family. The article shows a picture of the gravestone.1 page or more66Colin McInnes 
SwieenyA family of TanishGeorge Tanish who married Catherine Gilroy from Selkirk and their decendants.4 pages or more4P. Tanish- Hardie 
SwintonThe Story of a StrayAccount of Robert Burgon, a fisherman from Berwick who was drowned in 1850 with William Burgeon, Joseph Cowlin, George Swinton, and the boy David Lyle, and buried in Inverbervie.2 pages or more47Murray Nicoll 
SydneyThey Went To AustraliaFascinating account of the Turnbulls journey from Ancrum to Australia via Cape Town, and life afterwards.2 pages or more43Janet Godden 
SymingtonGenealogy of the Symington Family A review of the book 'The Genealogy of the Symington Family' by the Rev Henry Paton kindly donated to the Society.less than 1 page88Ronald Morrison 
SymingtonFame/Infamy/Riches - a history of the Greig familyAbout the Greigs of Manchester and Oldham, originally from Ayton and Earlston.4 pages or more62Jim Greig 
SyntonMcKenzie's around the River AleAn account of McKenzies in and around the Borders.4 pages or more49W E McKenzie 
SzéchenyiAdam Clark (1811 to 1866)A fascinating account of Adam Clark, born in Edinburgh but brought up in Kelso who became a bridge builder of renown in Hungary building the first bridge across the Danube linking the communities of Buda and Pest.4 pages or more79Dr. Jim Lyon 
TaddeiHawick and District from Old PhotographsSome notes on the recently published book 'Hawick and District from Old Photographs', by Alastair M Redpath.less than 1 page89 
TaitAustralian deaths recorded in Hawick Advertiser part 2 1874-1890Deaths in the Hawick Advertiser, it also covers other parts of the Borders.4 pages or more37Marjorie Gavin 
TaitBorn in the BordersA list of names that have been extraced from the Death Index (1855-6) of Victoria, Australia. Also, where to obtain copies of death certificates.1 page or more21Barbara E. Turner 
TaitBorderers in the Victorian Marriages Registers (1853-1895)This is a list of marriages in issues 16,17 and 18. It is a list of Border counties as their place of birth, when the married in Victoria, Australia between 1853 and 1895.3 pages or more18Barbara Turner 
TaitHawick Baptists in the First World WarReference to a book 'Hawick Baptists in the First World War' by Roger J Owen donated to the Society.less than 1 page91 
TaitGrantshouse and the Turner familyHistory of the family from around 1840. Continued from issue 27.1 page or more28James Burns 
TaitThe Kirk Yetholm GypsiesIf you are connected to Yetholm, this is a must for you, it covers the gypsies from Persia right through to being settled in Kirk Yetholm. It is in two parts: issue 31 and 32.4 pages or more31A. V. Tokley 
TaitArrangements for a Victorian weddingAn account of the arrangements made for the marriage in Galashiels of Andrews Stewart Fisher to Elizabeth Tait with details as on the arranging and the ceremony2 pages or more76Janet Nellis 
Tait & Bruce W.S.The Case of the missing RegistersIn 1818 Jean Waddell a humble tailor's daughter found by chance she could inherit a estate in Linlithgowshire. How she went about trying to prove her case.3 pages or more22Gavin Waddell 
TangierIn the hands of the TurkThe story of a collection to pay a ransom of a man who fell into the hands of a Turk. This is as told in the Register of the Privy Council for the year 1677.1 page or more21Jane Gibson 
TanishA family of TanishGeorge Tanish who married Catherine Gilroy from Selkirk and their decendants.4 pages or more4P. Tanish- Hardie 
TarakanoffThe Barons FollyThe Barons Folly at Lilliards Edge. Built by Sir John Rutherford of Edgerston. He was a Russian Baron. It was as a banker he first made his mark and connections with the Russian navy, he made his fortune.2 pages or more38John D. Wood 
TatMinute Book of the Cordiners of Selkirk 1785 to 1835Some background on the Guild of the Cordiners (Souters) of Selkirk following the donation by Dave Anderson of a transcription of their records.2 pages or more91 
TatesBorder Treaties of AssuranceText from the Hamilton papers on the Treaties signed by the Border Barons with the English in 1544 . Followed by a list of the Border Clans in 1597 in the East March.5 pages or more1W.H. Oliver 
TaxationRoll of Taxes on Clocks and WatchesSome details on the taxation of clocks and watches during the period of the Napoleonic Wars.less than 1 page75Ronald Morrison 
TaylorFrom Kelso to KalamazooAn account of the life of George 'Celery' Taylor' born in Kelso in 1803 gardener who emigrated to Kalamazoo, Michigan and is noted for introducing celery into the United States. Kept a detailed diary which also records his experiences on his return visits to Scotland in 1871 and 1874.78Margaret Jeary 
TaylorBondagers of the BordersLiz Taylor presented a most informative talk to members of the society, this is a short story of Bondagers.1 page or more9Liz Taylor 
TeeswaterAt The BeginningA tale of one mans delve into family history from the U.K. to Canada and beyond.2 pages or more1Peter Elliot 
TelescopeJames Veitch - Border AstronomerShot extract of a talk given by Mr. Bill Veitch to the Society on the 15th of May 1994.less than 1 page26Bill Veitch 
TelferPringlesA letter regarding the Pringles of Overhaugh Street, Galashiels and a Captain George Sharp Pringle, with response and follow-up.2 pages or more87Alexander Watson/ Liz McGregor 
TelferNorth Dumfries, OntarioNorth Dumfries, Ontario - how John Clark set up and built a settlement.1 page or more31Mr G. Clark 
TelfordMy NamesakeAbout the Telford family from the Hawick area. He moved around from Langlee, Ancrum. They were buried in Melrose.less than 1 page3Helen (Telford) Reichenbach 
TelfordReminiscences of Childhood by a Matron of 78Narrative written by the author's great grandfather's sister about their emigration from Scotland to New York in 1829. Continued in issue 42.5 pages or more41Jim Wilson 
TelfordNostalgic MemoriesSandra Devlin of Queensland sent a copy of a letter written in Langholm in 1934 by T. Ritchie to his cousin, Dr. T. Oliver. An abridged version is printed in this volume.2 pages or more33Sandra Devlin 
TenantUncleanness at EdromA tale of impropriety extracted from the Edrom Session Records.1 page or more86Ronald Morrison 
TennesseeBecton Eckford and William Wallace Eckford, Sergeants, 4th Tennessee Infantry Regt, CSAAccount of Becton Eckford and William Wallace Eckford, and their activities in the Tennessee Infantry Regt, CSA.3 pages or more40Jeffry W. Gatlin 
TennesseeFredrick Thomas EckfordBiography of F T Eckford, Second Lieutenant, 12th (Green’s) Tennessee Cavalry Regt.1 page or more43 Jeffry W. Gatlin 
TerritorialsThe Peeblesshire VolunteersA review of a book written by Society member, Robert D Knox, on the history of the Peeblesshire Rifle Volunteers between 1860 and 1908.1 page or more88 
TerrorNorth West passage-the Melrose connectionIt is 150 years since the explorer, Sir John Franklin, vanished. This is the tale of a Melrose man who was with him on the long journey to find the North West Passage.1 page or more21 
TeviotdaleNewspapers published in the BordersBorder newspapers published in the Borders, 65 in total.2 pages or more5Peter Elliot 
TexasJames S. Hogg, 1851-1906, Governor of Texas - Were His Ancestors Borderers ?Biography of James Hogg, with reference to his ancestors and relatives after arrival in Boston in 1699. Other emigrant Hoggs mentioned.2 pages or more24Donald Whyte 
The Black DouglasGalashiels Murrays in New South WalesMurrays first came to the fore in Eccles, follow them through generations. There is also a very touching letter in the article.2 pages or more10Donald Wyte 
The Gala Brass BandAn Elephantine trip to St Mary's LochGeorge Reavly in his history of Galashiels notes that fifty years ago not a gig could be got to hire. One of the largest trips that ever left Galashiels propelled by horse power. On the trip to St Marys Loch.2 pages or more22K. MsRae 
The LuggieBaillie John Smail of GalashielsBaillie Smail, born at Clovenfords, was First Baillie in 1867, and was renowned for severe punishment . He died of chronic alcoholism.1 page or more36 
The SeasonsCaptain Cook's Border BackgroundThe history of Captain James Cook and the Ednam connection.1 page or more6Dr Jim Trainer 
Thirestane CastleRobert Lauder of that IlkThis is the story of the background and demise of Robert Lauder of that ilk (d.1598), one of the last to be recorded with that appellation.3 pages or more29G.M.S. Lauder-Frost 
ThomMiscellaneous Intimations in Hawick Advertiser 1855-1900A transcription of death notices in the local newspaper. There are too many names to list them all. Only those with extended entries are indexed.10 pages or more69Marjorie Gavin 
ThomasJedburgh Border Games, 1919Cannon-fire at 6am signalled the start of the Games. Has notes of winners of various events.1 page or more63John Murray 
Thomas J ClappertonWWI CommemorationSome notes on the 100th Anniversary of the outbreak of World War 1, the Galashiels War Memorial, the sculptor Thomas J Clapperton, Field Marshall Haig, Bemersyde, the Cochrane family and those from Galashiels who lost their lives.1 page or more85 
ThompsonBowden School RecordsBowden School admission records from 1872. Also lists their parent or guardian.2 pages or more25 
ThompsonPeebles Combination PoorhouseA brief history of poorhouses in general and Peebles Poorhouse in particular. It includes some information about staff and inmates in the late 19th century.5 pages or more74Janis Miller 
ThompsonAndrew Thompson (Convict, Emancipist and Philanthropist)Some notes on the life of Yetholm born Andrew Thompson transported to Australia for petty theft but who went on to become a successful entrepreneur, philanthropist and one of the most influential men in the Colony. How a town square created by him and now the oldest surviving in Australia is under threat and of attempts to try to preserve this.2 pages or more81Ronald Morrison 
ThompsonThompson Square Windsor N.S.W. - a memorial to two ScotsmanA report on the campaign to save an historic town square named after James Thompson, born Yetholm, convict emancipist and philanthropist.2 pages or more89Nina Butler 
ThompsonExtracts from "The Border Magazine" January 1832A List of names and ages from births, marriages, and deaths in and around Berwick on Tweed.1 page or more35Mrs O. Wilson-Croome 
ThomsonDiary of James Alexander Sligh aged 18A description of a diary kept by a young bank clerk in 1876. Selected extracts are included.2 pages or more73 
ThomsonThe Pedigree of the Selkirk Family of Selkirk , ScotlandA family tree of the Selkirk Family.2 pages or more2James Selkirk 
ThomsonJames Thomson - A Man for all SeasonsAn account of the life and works of Border poet, James Thomson.5 pages or more87Norrie McLeish 
ThomsonA Border Lady of the Old SchoolInterview with Mrs Jane Henderson Thomson Bell aged 83 in 1910 about her life. Written in Scots.4 pages or more20 
ThomsonStoddartMargaret Stoddart, born 1831, and her very interesting history. From stot-herd,one who tended cattle 1376. Earliest mention in Douglas Barony of Buittle.2 pages or more38Audrey Mitchell 
ThomsonMuckle Giggots and Sheep lost in the SnowA memory of Tibbie Shiel by Margaret Turnbull, of James Thomson, the Shepherd of Whitehope, lost in the snow.2 pages or more64C S Borthwick 
ThomsonJedburgh Border Games, 1919Cannon-fire at 6am signalled the start of the Games. Has notes of winners of various events.1 page or more63John Murray 
ThomsonEscape from DingletonSome of the inmates of Dingleton Asylum, Melrose tried to escape. A few entries from the Register of escapes are listed here.3 pages or more74Peter Munro 
ThomsonA Border Tragedy - Hawick 900 Court of Record and Civil RecordsAn article on cases of Breach of Promise.5 pages or more86Norrie McLeish 
ThomsonThe Famous and Infamous of the Jeffrey FamilyAbsorbing biography of James Jeffrey, son of James Jeffrey and Elizabeth Sinton, and his career as a famous gardener.3 pages or more46George Martin 
ThomsonA Teri Forever- My Rich Border HeritageNostalgia about Hawick, and the revelation that some of her ancestors came from southern England, she has researched back to 500AD on her direct paternal line and from 1699 on other lines.3 pages or more66Anne Golden 
ThomsonJames Thomson, Capt. James Cook R.N., Ednam and ClevelandThe connection of Rev. James Thomson and Capt. Cook with the village of Ednam.1 page or more27P. D. Thomson 
ThomsonKnow Your Parish - EdnamHistory of the parish of Ednam and some inhabitants.1 page or more24Audrey Mitchell 
Thomsonm Roxburghshire to Delaware County: The 19th Century Miller Letters - Part 1Account of letters written between 1818 and 1864 from Scotland to David Miller (1795-1883), and his wives, and relatives. David Miller was the son of Thomas Miller, a beadle of Roberton Kirk.4 pages or more64John W. Hoy 
ThorburnDavid Reid Dewar - Another of War's VictimsThe story of David Reid Dewar, originally from Cumnock but who moved to Peebles before enlisting and being severely mentally affected by his experiences in the Great War. His subsequent life when he was described as 'confused, incoherent and delusional'.2 pages or more89Margaret Ross 
ThorburnBaillie John Smail of GalashielsBaillie Smail, born at Clovenfords, was First Baillie in 1867, and was renowned for severe punishment . He died of chronic alcoholism.1 page or more36 
Thornwood HouseJohn Thomas RocheadSome notes on the life of John Thomas Rochead, architect with particular reference to his work at Hawick.3 pages or more85 
ThrelkeldThe Reverand Alexander NaughleyA very interesting account of a Parish Clergyman from Stow to Threlkeld and his life story.2 pages or more31Eddie Wren 
Tibbie ShielMuckle Giggots and Sheep lost in the SnowA memory of Tibbie Shiel by Margaret Turnbull, of James Thomson, the Shepherd of Whitehope, lost in the snow.2 pages or more64C S Borthwick 
Tibbie ShielsKnow your Parish: YarrowA journey down through the Yarrow valley from top to bottom1 page or more32Audrey Mitchell 
Tibbie ShielsAn Elephantine trip to St Mary's LochGeorge Reavly in his history of Galashiels notes that fifty years ago not a gig could be got to hire. One of the largest trips that ever left Galashiels propelled by horse power. On the trip to St Marys Loch.2 pages or more22K. MsRae 
Tinnies CastleThe Wild BunchHistory of the Tweedie clan. Includes line drawings of ruins of Tinnies and Drumelzier castles.4 pages or more24Norrie McLeish 
TinnisKnow your Parish: YarrowA journey down through the Yarrow valley from top to bottom1 page or more32Audrey Mitchell 
TobaccoTotties in SwedenNote about Thomas Tottie, from Jedburgh, born in 1664, a tobacco manufacturer, extracted from Th. A. Fischer’s The Scots in Sweden (Edinburgh, 1907).less than 1 page60 
ToddBorderers in the Victorian Marriages Registers (1853-1895)This is a list of marriages in issues 16,17 and 18. It is a list of Border counties as their place of birth, when the married in Victoria, Australia between 1853 and 1895.3 pages or more18Barbara Turner 
TokensGranny's Bawbees and other coins (part 2)The writer traces the history of coinage in Scotland and talks of shop cheques or tokens particularly instancing Co-operative stores and also mentioning J.A. Game's tea shop in Hawick.3 pages or more78Peter Munro 
TollsThe Infamous JeffreyToll-roads in the Borders, toll bars, and William Jeffrey's involvement in protests against them.2 pages or more58George Martin 
ToodyayA Six Year Family History InvestigationAbsorbing account of James Drummond, botanist, born at Hawthornden (near Lasswade), and Thomas Drummond (also a botanist).5 pages or more23Andrew Brown 
TorontoFrom Coldstream to CanadaThe Galbraith history from Coldstream to Toronto University. A comprehensive account of the Galbraiths.3 pages or more26James Burns 
TorontoOntario Genealogical Society summer campWhere to research in Ontario for your Canadian cousins.2 pages or more37D. C. Jeffrey 
TorwoodleeTorwoodlee TowerSome history of Torwoodlee Tower, Galashiels and proposals to restore and renovate.1 page or more88James Pringle 
TorwoodleeWorking on the RailroadRailroad incidents recorded during the construction of the Galashiels section of the Waverley line 1884-452 pages or more30M. L.. Lawson 
TorwoodleeGalashiels and some of its familiesTalk given to the society by Mr. Ian Miller, President of the Old Gala Club. Gala indeed goes back along way perhaps even to 7000 B.C. It covers the history up to the 19th Century.3 pages or more31Ian Miller 
TottfieldSavages of the NorthShort letter from James Usher to Walter Scott 1828.1 page or more14Vivienne S. Moore 
TottieTotties in SwedenNote about Thomas Tottie, from Jedburgh, born in 1664, a tobacco manufacturer, extracted from Th. A. Fischer’s The Scots in Sweden (Edinburgh, 1907).less than 1 page60 
Tower Hill Chapel, WoolerPresbyterian Migration into NorthumberlandThis article, reprinted by permission of Northumberland and Durham FHS, is a list of persons in communion rolls, who had moved from the Scottish Borders.1 page or more20Don Mason 
Town YetholmReminiscences of Childhood by a Matron of 78Narrative written by the author's great grandfather's sister about their emigration from Scotland to New York in 1829. Continued from issue 41.3 pages or more42Jim Wilson 
TrabrownThe Heriots of TrabrownAn account by the author of his book 'The Heriots of Trabown in which he traces the history of the family and its various branches from earliest times.4 pages or more83Ray Harriot 
tradesmenKelso Tradesmen Transcription ProjectNote on a project to transcribe the records of nineteenth century Kelso tradesmen1 page or more75Juline Baird 
TrafalgarA History of the BrydonsFor some hundreds of years there has been Brydons in the Borders. From Gilston, Broadmeadows, and overseas.2 pages or more7Mrs Joan Scott Stewart 
TransportTravellers Tales in the BordersThis is the text of Fred's talk to the Society on 25th April 2004. Absorbing review of public road transport in the Borders mainly in the 20th century.9 pages or more55Fred Kennington 
TraquairShillinglaw WallsShillinglaw Tower not far from Traquair it is not only a heap of stones - an interesting tale.2 pages or more38Jean Shillinglaw Ridley 
TraquairThe poor, crime and punishment,and the power of the Kirk in the Borders, 17th & 18th CenturiesWhen paupers died, the contents of their houses were sold by public roup. This is an account of one sale and the strength of the Kirk.2 pages or more31M. C. Lawson 
Traquair HouseHarper Family TreeThis is a copy of a family tree of the Harper family.1 page or more7Mrs B. Logan 
TreveleyanThe Ayton BardThis is in issues 16 and 17. Robert Mennon was a well known Borders bard and contributed to many Scottish weeklies.5 pages or more16A. Michael Mennim 
TrinidadMiscellaneous Intimations in Hawick Advertiser - Births 1854-1900Previous compilations of intimations have related to events in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the USA. These relate to births in other locations, of people originally from Hawick and surrounding area.3 pages or more58Marjorie Gavin 
TrinidadAbout the ShillinglawFamily history about the Shillinglaws family.1 page or more5Ada Elizabeth Shillinglaw 
Tristan da CunhaGovernor GlassSome notes on William Glass, born in Kelso who went on to establish the colony of Tristan da Cunha in the South Atlantic and to become its first Governor.1 page or more75Ronald Morrison 
Tristan da CunhaAn Opaque GlassAbout William Glass (or Glasgow), who had become the first governor of the South Atlantic Island of Tristan da Cunha, honoured by the Friends of Kelso Museum in 1996.2 pages or more60Audrey Mitchell 
TrotterThe Trotters of Sprouston and Hadden - Part 2Absorbing account of the author's researches into her Trotter ancestry.5 pages or more53Jenny Fairman 
TrotterThe Trotters of Sprouston and Hadden - Part 1Absorbing account of the author's researches into her Trotter ancestry.7 pages or more52Jenny Fairman 
TrotterBorder Treaties of AssuranceText from the Hamilton papers on the Treaties signed by the Border Barons with the English in 1544 . Followed by a list of the Border Clans in 1597 in the East March.5 pages or more1W.H. Oliver 
TroupA Border Lady of the Old SchoolInterview with Mrs Jane Henderson Thomson Bell aged 83 in 1910 about her life. Written in Scots.4 pages or more20 
TrowsRob of TrowsA very prince of a Tweed boatman. That was the description of Rob by Sir Robert Maxwell in his Book "The Story of the Tweed".2 pages or more19 
TrowsRob of TrowsBorn at Birgham, Rob was a favorite with anglers of all classes, "peer and peasant alike". A boatman of great distinction on the Tweed.2 pages or more18Mrs M. E. Mason 
TrumbellThe Rutherford LettersThese letters come from a collection written by Rutherfords, in Ancrum to their folks in Canada. 4 are from 1852, and one from1928. Many names of Ancrum and nearby people mentioned.3 pages or more44Ann F Rutherford, Robert Turnbull, George Hay 
TullyPresbyterian Migration into NorthumberlandThis is a list of names from the Communion Rolls of some Presbyterian churches in Northumberland. This is in more than one Magazine.2 pages or more19Don Mason 
TurkIn the hands of the TurkThe story of a collection to pay a ransom of a man who fell into the hands of a Turk. This is as told in the Register of the Privy Council for the year 1677.1 page or more21Jane Gibson 
Turnbullm Roxburghshire to Delaware County: The 19th Century Miller Letters - Part 1Account of letters written between 1818 and 1864 from Scotland to David Miller (1795-1883), and his wives, and relatives. David Miller was the son of Thomas Miller, a beadle of Roberton Kirk.4 pages or more64John W. Hoy 
TurnbullSome Selkirk WorthiesNotes on some Selkirk 'worthies' of old.4 pages or more82George Turnbull 
TurnbullHawick and District from Old PhotographsSome notes on the recently published book 'Hawick and District from Old Photographs', by Alastair M Redpath.less than 1 page89 
TurnbullExtracts from "The Border Magazine" January 1832A List of names and ages from births, marriages, and deaths in and around Berwick on Tweed.1 page or more35Mrs O. Wilson-Croome 
TurnbullThe Rutherford LettersThese letters come from a collection written by Rutherfords, in Ancrum to their folks in Canada. 4 are from 1852, and one from1928. Many names of Ancrum and nearby people mentioned.3 pages or more44Ann F Rutherford, Robert Turnbull, George Hay 
TurnbullOn the BusesAn article from The Southern Reporter of October 29th 1959 about George Turnbull's working life from 1913 to 1959, as a chauffeur or mechanic until 1924, then various jobs for a local bus company.2 pages or more66Charles Borthwick 
TurnbullNorth Dumfries, OntarioNorth Dumfries, Ontario - how John Clark set up and built a settlement.1 page or more31Mr G. Clark 
TurnbullAlexander Turnbull and his FamilyIf you have any Turnbulls in your family and you think that you came from the Borders, this is a must for you. Turnbulls from Galashiels, Selkirk, and Hawick.5 pages or more25Jane Gibson 
TurnbullMore Extracts from the Kelso Mail 1804Some birth extracts from the Kelso Mail in 1804.1 page or more85 
TurnbullLetters of Slains 1569--A family puzzleAn intriguing tale of death and complaint in 1569.2 pages or more12Jean Smithers 
TurnbullThe Turnbulls of Minto Cleuchead, Burnfoot and East MiddleFrom Hawick to Australia Extracts from a book of more than three hundred pages .3 pages or more26Mrs. Robyn Crossle 
TurnbullThey Went To AustraliaFascinating account of the Turnbulls journey from Ancrum to Australia via Cape Town, and life afterwards.2 pages or more43Janet Godden 
TurnbullDrumlanrig School - 'The Ragged School'Engaging account of the 150 year history of Drumlanrig School, originally the 'Ragged School' serving an area known as the West End of Hawick.10 pages or more60Marjorie A. Gavin 
TurnbullKelso Mail ExtractsSix birth announcements published in the newspaper in 1803 & 1804.1 page or more73Marjorie Gavin 
TurnbullMuckle Giggots and Sheep lost in the SnowA memory of Tibbie Shiel by Margaret Turnbull, of James Thomson, the Shepherd of Whitehope, lost in the snow.2 pages or more64C S Borthwick 
TurnbullThe Miller Family of Hawick, Scotland and Delaware County, New YorkThis Miller family who emigrated from Hawick or Roberton-they set up a farm in the Catskill mountains of New York.2 pages or more34C. Raymond La Fever 
TurnbullEarly Notices of the GladstonesA detailed article on the early history of the Gladstone family.5 pages or more89Gregory Lauder-Frost 
TurnbullThe Case of the missing RegistersIn 1818 Jean Waddell a humble tailor's daughter found by chance she could inherit a estate in Linlithgowshire. How she went about trying to prove her case.3 pages or more22Gavin Waddell 
TurnbullThe Muster-Roll of the Jedburgh Company of Volunteers of 1804List of men from Sergeants, Corporals, and Privates, it also gives you their trade at the time. Total of men 108.2 pages or more3Sandra Duncan 
TurnbullMore Extracts from the Kelso Mail 1804Miscellaneous Extracts from the Kelso Mail of 1804.87 
TurnbullSelkirk Migrants 1850--1865A list of emigrants from Selkirk to various parts home and abroad, from the diary of the minister of Selkirk Parish Kirk.2 pages or more9Alison Scott 
TurnbullFrom the Scottish Borders to South AustraliaAn account of the lives of William Oliver his wife Elizabeth Turnbull who were married at Jedburgh in1833 who emigrated to South Australia, their family and subsequent life, Contains much genealogy and notes on the Oliver DNA project.5 pages or more78Ruth Oliver 
TurnbullIt’s in the bloodNotes about why Anne, a member of the Society Council, became interested in family history.1 page or more57Anne Turnbull 
TurnbullFlowers of the Forest: Borderers who fell at FloddenNames of the Borderers who died at the battle of Flodden, 1514.2 pages or more26Andrew Cockburn 
TurnbullRules/Turnbulls of Rule waterA written account of the Rule family. His wife who was Mary Rule, traces her family directly to 1693 near Norham.less than 1 page6John Simpson 
TurnerCharles McGinnSome notes on Charles McGinn born at Stow in 1865 and his emigration to Australia.2 pages or more87Michael and Chris Hume 
TurnerMy dig into the PastHow a birthday party of Melrose Bridge led to a very interesting tale of one man's family search.2 pages or more33Mr Turner 
TurnerGranny's Bawbees and other CoinsAn account of the currency of Scotland from Roman times to 1603 explaining coins such as ryals, dollars, merks, groats, bawbees, bodles and turners.6 pages or more77Peter Munro 
TurnerFollowing in the Footsteps of Robert Redpath.The story of one man's journey to mine gold in Australia. There is reference to two diaries kept by other men on the voyage from Glasgow to Townsville, Queensland.3 pages or more69Irene J Redpath 
TurnerGrantshouse and the Turner familyHistory of the family from around 1840. Continued from issue 27.1 page or more28James Burns 
TurnerGrantshouse and the Turner familyThe history of Grantshouse and one of its sons, James Turner. Continued in issue 28.3 pages or more27James Burns 
TurnerAyton History SocietyNote on a booklet 'The History of Ayton and other personal Recollections published by Ayton History Society; includes extracts from the work of T Ramsay Turner, an account by an unknown author entitled 'Happy Childhood Reminiscences of 1876' and some works by the local poet Robert Mennon.less than 1 page81 
TurnerWorld War 1 Rugby InternationalistsAn account by the author of how she sought out and visited the memorials to international rugby players who lost their lives in World War 1.2 pages or more88Esher Davies 
TurnpikeThe Infamous JeffreyToll-roads in the Borders, toll bars, and William Jeffrey's involvement in protests against them.2 pages or more58George Martin 
TushielawKnow your Parish: YarrowA journey down through the Yarrow valley from top to bottom1 page or more32Audrey Mitchell 
TweedMoves to Restore the Union BridgeAn account of moves to restore the Union Bridge linking Scotland and England at the lowest crossing point on the River Tweed.1 page or more85Ronald Morrison 
TweedRob of TrowsBorn at Birgham, Rob was a favorite with anglers of all classes, "peer and peasant alike". A boatman of great distinction on the Tweed.2 pages or more18Mrs M. E. Mason 
TweedieKnow Your Parish - TweedsmuirHstory of the parish of Tweedsmuir, and notable people. Drawing of Polmood in ruins.2 pages or more23Jean Moffatt 
TweedieThe Wild BunchHistory of the Tweedie clan. Includes line drawings of ruins of Tinnies and Drumelzier castles.4 pages or more24Norrie McLeish 
TweediePeeblesshire Families and ClansThe history of a few Peeblesshire families, Tweedies, Naesmiths, Gledstanes, Veitches, and others. Some very interesting stories come from this chapter.3 pages or more33Malcolm Archibald 
TweedknoweTweedmount House Tweedmount Road MelroseA great deal of research has gone into this article on a house from when the land was bought to when it was last sold.2 pages or more38Valerie Mackay 
TweedsideReminiscences of Sixty Years AgoA poem about the Eastern Borders, Tweedside Water Eye.less than 1 page26J.G. Stanly 
Tweedside Antiquarian SocSir Thomas BrisbaneFrom a request to Kelso Museum for details on Sir Thomas Brisbane. A history of Makerston and the City of Brisbane He was also a keen astronomer. Very interesting.2 pages or more8Zilla Oddy 
TweedsmuirKnow Your Parish - TweedsmuirHstory of the parish of Tweedsmuir, and notable people. Drawing of Polmood in ruins.2 pages or more23Jean Moffatt 
TweedsmuirThe Wild BunchHistory of the Tweedie clan. Includes line drawings of ruins of Tinnies and Drumelzier castles.4 pages or more24Norrie McLeish 
TweedsmuirThe Tweedsmuir ConnectionReport of the society's summer outing to Upper Tweeddale.1 page or more13Violet Jardine 
TyninghamMellerstainSynopsis of a talk on "Mellerstain" given to the society on 15th October 1995. It is a very good account of the mansion and its keepers from the past to the present.3 pages or more30M. Ellis 
TynninghameRobert Lauder of that IlkThis is the story of the background and demise of Robert Lauder of that ilk (d.1598), one of the last to be recorded with that appellation.3 pages or more29G.M.S. Lauder-Frost 
TytlerLauder of Edrington,the castle and early referencesThe history of the Lauder's from when they owned the Bass Rock to when they were custodians of Berwick on Tweed castle.5 pages or more41Gregory Lauder Frost 
UmbriaForgotten Borders Andrew Cocburn 1871- 1955Born Kelso 1871 of a Blacksmith. Second engineer on the Lusitania,he also had two terms on the Mauretania .2 pages or more29Andrew Cockburn 
UnemploymentAspects of Borders Life in the early 1840sPart 2 of a talk given to the Society on 19th September 1999. Discusses wages of artisans, workers’ household budget, unemployment, poor relief, and medical assistance. Continued from issue 44, and in issue 46.6 pages or more45Peter Munro 
Union BridgeMoves to Restore the Union BridgeAn account of moves to restore the Union Bridge linking Scotland and England at the lowest crossing point on the River Tweed.1 page or more85Ronald Morrison 
United StatesEmigration from the BordersEmigration opportunities available to Borderers in the late 19th century, to Australia, Canada, and the United States.2 pages or more32Marjorie Gavin 
Unthank FarmFamily Tree Maker OnlineDescription of some of the features and benefits of using a family history computer program with the Internet2 pages or more40Allan McVittie 
UpsettlingtonBygone DaysThis is the text of Eleanor's fascinating talk on Upsettlington (also known as Ladykirk) from the 12th century onwards, given to the Society on 19th October 2003.3 pages or more54Eleanor Moffat 
Urban GeographyAddressing History and Visualising Urban GeographyReport on a event showing how data from all sorts of different sources can be brought together to produce maps giving detailed information on all sorts of subjects and interests. As an example an illustration of how the prevalence of paupers in different areas in Edinburgh in 1845 could be shown on a map3 pages or more75Peter Munro 
UrrCoulter's CandySome investigation into the life and background of Robert Coltart, confectionery manufacturer who probably compiled the song 'Coulter's Candy', his connections with Galashiels and the history of the song.3 pages or more86Ronald Morrison 
USAWilliam Kerr--Portrait of a Canadian ImmigrantJohn Kerr from Peebles, emigrated to America, fought in the Civil War, was honorably discharged and settled down to a farmer's life.1 page or more12Colin Wood 
USAAmerican Intimations in the Hawick Advertiser Births 1859-1900 and Marriages 1855-1872Births and marriages in America of people originally from Hawick and surrounding area.4 pages or more48Marjorie Gavin 
USABowmakers and Currys in the New WorldBorder origins of author's family, and arrivals in New York and Montreal.1 page or more13Norman J Bowmaker 
USAArchives at Robert Smail’s Printing WorksA brief history of the famous Robert Smail’s Printing Works at Innerleithen which was started in 1866, and about their wonderful archives.2 pages or more67David Rudram 
USAThe Dumma Family of KelsoJames Dumma, born 1790, in Kelso; Helen Hay, and their descendants, many of whom went to England, USA, and Canada.2 pages or more48Shirley Dumma 
USAm Roxburghshire to Delaware County: The 19th Century Miller Letters - Part 1Account of letters written between 1818 and 1864 from Scotland to David Miller (1795-1883), and his wives, and relatives. David Miller was the son of Thomas Miller, a beadle of Roberton Kirk.4 pages or more64John W. Hoy 
USACousin Fred from HawickProblems tracing the history of a Dickson family who had lived in the Lauder area from the 17th century,3 pages or more65Jim Dickson 
USAJames Watson (Author and Historian of Jedburgh Abbey)Account of the life of James Watson, weaver, grocer, poet and writer of Jedburgh, the author's great grandfather, his descendants, and emigration to USA and Canada.10 pages or more68Rachel (Thomson) Falldien 
USAA Lad o' Pairts- George Watson (1876 -1950)An account of the life of George Watson (1876-1950) born in Jedburgh, linguist and etymologist who worked on the Oxford New English Dictionary before emigrating to United States.2 pages or more88Norrie McLeish 
USAFrom Kelso to KalamazooAn account of the life of George 'Celery' Taylor' born in Kelso in 1803 gardener who emigrated to Kalamazoo, Michigan and is noted for introducing celery into the United States. Kept a detailed diary which also records his experiences on his return visits to Scotland in 1871 and 1874.78Margaret Jeary 
UsherSavages of the NorthShort letter from James Usher to Walter Scott 1828.1 page or more14Vivienne S. Moore 
UtahFrom Crosslee to Salt Lake CityThe journey of William Scott Clark from Ettrick to Idaho.2 pages or more71George Clark 
VairStrayed far from BerwickshireThis is a small article on Berwickshire strays in the township of Canden East in the county of Lennox and Addington in Ontario, Canada.2 pages or more30G.H. Jeffery 
Valuation RollsFarms And Smallholdings at Foulden - 1920-21Transcription of Valuation Rolls for Foulden1 page or more50Brian Patten 
VeitchPeeblesshire Families and ClansThe history of a few Peeblesshire families, Tweedies, Naesmiths, Gledstanes, Veitches, and others. Some very interesting stories come from this chapter.3 pages or more33Malcolm Archibald 
VeitchJames Veitch - Border AstronomerShot extract of a talk given by Mr. Bill Veitch to the Society on the 15th of May 1994.less than 1 page26Bill Veitch 
VeitchWho was Robert Proudfoot?A look by the author at his Proudfoot ancestry and mysteries surrounding it.3 pages or more90Chris Proudfoot 
VeitchThe Wild BunchHistory of the Tweedie clan. Includes line drawings of ruins of Tinnies and Drumelzier castles.4 pages or more24Norrie McLeish 
VeitchPringlesA letter regarding the Pringles of Overhaugh Street, Galashiels and a Captain George Sharp Pringle, with response and follow-up.2 pages or more87Alexander Watson/ Liz McGregor 
VeitchesKnow your parish -PeeblesArms of the Burgh Chartes. Families. Fairs, Transport A good history of the town and tale or two.3 pages or more26Jean Moffat 
VictoriaBorn in the BordersA list of names that have been extraced from the Death Index (1855-6) of Victoria, Australia. Also, where to obtain copies of death certificates.1 page or more21Barbara E. Turner 
Victoria CrossPiper Laidlaw MemorialNotes on a ceremony to mark the 100th. Anniversary of the events during the Battle of Loos leading to the awarding of the Victoria Cross to Piper Daniel Laidlaw.less than 1 page89 
VioletThe Jardine Clan SocietyFormed in 1977. Came from France 1066, settled in Anndale; now, branches of the family world wide.2 pages or more3Family History News 
VirtueRentons in the Hutton Old Parish RegisterList of persons with the surname Renton that appear in the Hutton Old Parish Register.2 pages or more13Norrie McLeish 
VirtueOld UncleBrief biopic about Alexander Virtue, sometime schoolmaster at Nenthorn.less than 1 page20Margery V. Turnbull 
VolunteersWith the Border Volunteers to PretoriaReview of a book donated to the Society ' With the Border Volunteers to Pretoria' by Lieut William Home recording their exploits during the Boer War and with a detailed list of names.2 pages or more90Ronald Morrison 
VolunteersThe Peeblesshire VolunteersA review of a book written by Society member, Robert D Knox, on the history of the Peeblesshire Rifle Volunteers between 1860 and 1908.1 page or more88 
VoyMrs Euphemia VoyObituary of Euphemia Voy, first wife of William Voy, who died at Coldstream on 24th March 1891.1 page or more23Benjamin Moody 
W. ChirnsideCockburns of that ilkThe origins of Cockburns in Berwickshire3 pages or more36Russell Wilson Cockburn 
WaddellThe Case of the missing RegistersIn 1818 Jean Waddell a humble tailor's daughter found by chance she could inherit a estate in Linlithgowshire. How she went about trying to prove her case.3 pages or more22Gavin Waddell 
WaddellA History of the Waddells of ScotlandA review of the book 'A History of the Waddells of Scotland' by Gavin Main Waddell tracing the history of the name and the various branches of the family. The main branch of the family originated from Stow still known today by some as The Stow of Wedale.1 page or more83 
Wage BooksFamily History RecordsAn archivist from the Heritage Hub in Hawick discusses a range of records that can be used to provide a fuller picture of our ancestors5 pages or more70Juline Baird 
WagesThe Way We WereBerwickshire farm servants wages from 1751 and how the farm hand had to make the hovel of a house more habitable. It was not the good old days, it was slavery.1 page or more15Colin Wood 
WagesA Border Lady of the Old SchoolInterview with Mrs Jane Henderson Thomson Bell aged 83 in 1910 about her life. Written in Scots.4 pages or more20 
Wagon TrainsThomas Lewins 1816-1858Account of Thomas Lewins' life, emigration to Canada, his family, and eventual re-migration to California.7 pages or more65Mary Newbery 
WaitA Nostalgic Visit to Lauder and ChannelkirkA report of the author's return from South Africa, his attendance at a late night Church service in Lauder, the erection of a plaque and his family connections with the area.3 pages or more82Prof. Charles Wait 
Walcheren ExpeditionThe Palseys of CraigThe story of Palseys of Craig - a two part story in issues 2 and 3 covers military and personnel accounts of many Palsleys, if you are connected, it must be for you.3 pages or more2R.C.Wood 
WaldieHawick Baptists in the First World WarReference to a book 'Hawick Baptists in the First World War' by Roger J Owen donated to the Society.less than 1 page91 
WaldieA Remarkable CoincidenceAnecdote of a visit to the Society's library.less than 1 page40Mike Brydon 
WalkerSelkirk Protocol Books. An amazing DiscoveryA hidden hoard of 16th and 17th century documents from Selkirk.less than 1 page7 
WalkerStrayed far from BerwickshireThis is a small article on Berwickshire strays in the township of Canden East in the county of Lennox and Addington in Ontario, Canada.2 pages or more30G.H. Jeffery 
WalkerRev. Robert Douglas, 1747-1820 The father of GalashielsThe Rev. Robert Douglas, minister of Galashiels, 1747-1820, was a man of great ability and served his parishioners so well he was called "The Father of Galashiels".2 pages or more37Donald Whyte 
WalkerRob of TrowsA very prince of a Tweed boatman. That was the description of Rob by Sir Robert Maxwell in his Book "The Story of the Tweed".2 pages or more19 
WalkerSusanna Pringle's Birthday bookThis Pringle tale goes from Browndeanlaw to Yetholm, London, New Brunswick and beyond-very interesting.4 pages or more16Maxine Flaherty 
WalkerFrom Yellow to Golden, the stately history of the Golden Retriever'An account po the history of the Golden Retriever and its Borders connection.less than 1 page88 
WalkerFame/Infamy/Riches - a history of the Greig familyAbout the Greigs of Manchester and Oldham, originally from Ayton and Earlston.4 pages or more62Jim Greig 
WalkerForgotten Borderers--Andrew Walker (1808-1896)Andrew Walker, born Earlston, worked at Newton Don and moved eventually to Camden and started a Ragged School. He emigrated to Troy in New York and died there.less than 1 page30 
WalkerBorn in the BordersA list of names that have been extraced from the Death Index (1855-6) of Victoria, Australia. Also, where to obtain copies of death certificates.1 page or more21Barbara E. Turner 
WalkerMore Extracts from the Kelso Mail 1804Some birth extracts from the Kelso Mail in 1804.1 page or more85 
WalkerKelso Mail ExtractsSix birth announcements published in the newspaper in 1803 & 1804.1 page or more73Marjorie Gavin 
WalkersThe Altarstone at StoboStobo Slate Quarry "inferior to no slate whatever". Also a connection to Merlin and Arthur.1 page or more10Isobel Jardine 
WallaceWho was Robert Proudfoot?A look by the author at his Proudfoot ancestry and mysteries surrounding it.3 pages or more90Chris Proudfoot 
WallaceMelrose to Melbourne - The Story of one Wallace familyInteresting account of the author's Wallace research, ancestral emigration from Melrose to Sydney, Australia, farming, and the army. Two interesting photographs, too.3 pages or more67Richard Balsillie 
WallaceThe Origins of William WallaceNotes of the genealogy of William Wallace and suggested connections to the FitzAlans and Stewarts.1 page or more81Gregory Lauder-Frost 
WallaceMy dig into the pastPeebleshire family and from other parts of the Borders, an interesting tale. Also history of various bridges over the Tweed.3 pages or more34A. Turner 
WallaceWorld War 1 Rugby InternationalistsAn account by the author of how she sought out and visited the memorials to international rugby players who lost their lives in World War 1.2 pages or more88Esher Davies 
Walter MasonThe Walter Mason PapersThe Walter Mason Papers. This is a brief description of the collection held by the museum services of Scottish Borders Council.1 page or more19Walter Elliot 
Walter ScottThe battle of Otterburn 600th AnniversaryThe history of the battle of Otterburn and the families that took part, also, Walter Scott's version is different to that of the English version in The Chevy chase.2 pages or more8Violet Jardine 
WanlessA Tale of Two SistersA Wanless family’s emigration from Yetholm to Canada.3 pages or more49Gordon Roy Fairbairn 
WanlessLongformacusA cautionary tale from 1871 and some extracts from the school log book,2 pages or more73 
WanlessThe People of the LammermuirsDetailed history of the Lammermuirs from Celtic times to the 19th century.5 pages or more23Norrie McLeish 
War MemorialsColdstream History SocietyA note on a project recently undertaken by the Society including the transcription of the graveyard at Lennel Cemetery, Coldstream and also a project to record detailed genealogical information of all names appearing on War Memorials in Berwickshire and North Northumberland.less than 1 page79 
War MemorialsThe War Memorial at Minto by Roger J OwenSome paragraphs on the book 'The War Memorial at Minto' by Roger J Owen.less than 1 page88 
War of Spanish IndependenceElspeth Ewan’s talk on Army Military HistorySynopsis of talk.less than 1 page43Peter Munro 
WarchopeRev. John Baird (1799-1861)--Friend of the GypsiesJohn Baird was Minister at Kirk Yetholm. He was responsible for the new bridge , rebuilding the Kirk and School. He also educated the Gypsies and brought them into the community. was a founder member of the Berwickshire Naturalists Club.4 pages or more26Donald Whyte 
WarickNames of Soldiers and others who died in India mainly between 1930-36A list of names and their regiments, and where buried.1 page or more30 
Warkworth CastleBorder Treaties of AssuranceText from the Hamilton papers on the Treaties signed by the Border Barons with the English in 1544 . Followed by a list of the Border Clans in 1597 in the East March.5 pages or more1W.H. Oliver 
WarmathBecton Eckford and William Wallace Eckford, Sergeants, 4th Tennessee Infantry Regt, CSAAccount of Becton Eckford and William Wallace Eckford, and their activities in the Tennessee Infantry Regt, CSA.3 pages or more40Jeffry W. Gatlin 
WatchesRoll of Taxes on Clocks and WatchesSome details on the taxation of clocks and watches during the period of the Napoleonic Wars.less than 1 page75Ronald Morrison 
WatchtowerA grave look at the BordersThis must be one of the great stories ever to be printed in our magazine - it is the story of grave snatchers, and how one brave chap got his just reward.4 pages or more21Ian Abernethy 
WaterlooWaterloo and BeyondSome notes by the author on his attempt to find gravestones and memorials to those who died in the Napoleonic Wars.less than 1 page88Kenneth McLean 
WatsonLowland Scots in PrussiaAbsorbing account of Scots mainly in Danzig and Konigsberg from 15th to 17th centuries. A lot of names recorded.5 pages or more45G.M.S.Lauder-Frost 
WatsonJedburgh Place NamesNotes on a book 'Jedburgh Place Names' put together by Society member, Norrie McLeish, from articles written by George Watson.less than 1 page81 
WatsonW.W 2 AuxiliariesSome notes on the work of the World War 2 Auxiliaries or the British Resistance Army.less than 1 page88 
WatsonIsabella Smith 1814-1904Account of Isabella Smith from Coldingham. Berwickshire; and her descendants.2 pages or more57Mary Newbery 
WatsonThe mole catchers of LilliesleafThe story of a mole and rabbit catcher in the Lilliesleaf area.1 page or more18Mrs S.J. Hodgkinson 
WatsonA Lad o' Pairts- George Watson (1876 -1950)An account of the life of George Watson (1876-1950) born in Jedburgh, linguist and etymologist who worked on the Oxford New English Dictionary before emigrating to United States.2 pages or more88Norrie McLeish 
WatsonDuns Auxiliary UnitFurther information on the Duns Auxiliary Unit.1 page or more88 
WatsonJames Watson (Author and Historian of Jedburgh Abbey)Account of the life of James Watson, weaver, grocer, poet and writer of Jedburgh, the author's great grandfather, his descendants, and emigration to USA and Canada.10 pages or more68Rachel (Thomson) Falldien 
WatsonNames of Soldiers and others who died in India mainly between 1930-36A list of names and their regiments, and where buried.1 page or more30 
WatsonOld soldiers of the eighteenth centuryThis is a list and some extracts from War Office records at the Public Record Office at Kew. If you are studying shoemakers - read this.1 page or more11E. A. Gray 
WauchRoxburgh Here !Extract from the memoirs of the late John Fairbairn, born 28th March 1912, married in 1937, who died on 20th July 2003. He worked for the Kelso Chronicle, and later was the editor of the Hobart Mercury, Tasmania.4 pages or more54John Fairbairn 
WauchopeRoxburgh Here !Extract from the memoirs of the late John Fairbairn, born 28th March 1912, married in 1937, who died on 20th July 2003. He worked for the Kelso Chronicle, and later was the editor of the Hobart Mercury, Tasmania.4 pages or more54John Fairbairn 
WaughK.O.S.B. MemoriesThis is a look at the talk given by Gavin Richardson, who must be the best informed on the first world war and Gallipoli.2 pages or more25Gavin Richardson 
WaughJedburgh Border Games, 1919Cannon-fire at 6am signalled the start of the Games. Has notes of winners of various events.1 page or more63John Murray 
WaughKennington/Cowe Family History. Part 2 - Emigration to New Brunswick 1837 - James Cowe & Isabella DonaldsonDetails of the lives of further branches of the Cowe family including one that emigrated to New Brunswick.6 pages or more71Fred Kennington 
WearThe Rutherford LettersThese letters come from a collection written by Rutherfords, in Ancrum to their folks in Canada. 4 are from 1852, and one from1928. Many names of Ancrum and nearby people mentioned.3 pages or more44Ann F Rutherford, Robert Turnbull, George Hay 
WeatherheadUncleanness at EdromA tale of impropriety extracted from the Edrom Session Records.1 page or more86Ronald Morrison 
WeaversThe Boston Family of GattonsideA tale of hand loom weavers from Gattonside who decided to visit a sister in Canada. How they eventually decided to emigrate over to Canada and they walked from New York to Upper Canada. Most of the family are buried in Melrose Church Yard.2 pages or more39M.C.Lawson 
WeavingFamily History RecordsAn archivist from the Heritage Hub in Hawick discusses a range of records that can be used to provide a fuller picture of our ancestors5 pages or more70Juline Baird 
WeazletonPlacenames in the Ancrum areaReview of book 'Placenames in the Ancrum area' by David Cain.less than 1 page89 
Web SitesThe Delights and Drawbacks of Working with One's Web PagesText of the talk given at the Society’s Open Meeting on 16th September 2001. Suggestions on building a personal website.2 pages or more47Charles Hoy 
WebbBorderers in the Victorian Marriages Registers (1853-1895)This is a list of marriages in issues 16,17 and 18. It is a list of Border counties as their place of birth, when the married in Victoria, Australia between 1853 and 1895.3 pages or more18Barbara Turner 
WebbAustralian deaths recorded in Hawick Advertiser part 2 1874-1890Deaths in the Hawick Advertiser, it also covers other parts of the Borders.4 pages or more37Marjorie Gavin 
WebsiteScottish Borders Memory Bank WebsiteBrief note about the launch of the website and its contents.less than 1 page46 
WebsiteSociety WebsiteAn update about the Society's website, and the new Maintaining Interests function.4 pages or more56Peter Munro 
WebsiteBorders Family History Society WebsiteDescription of the Society's website pages.6 pages or more53Peter Munro 
WebsterAn account of the number of people in Scotland in the year 1755A review of a document held by the National Archive of Scotland giving details of the population, life expectancy and religious affiliation,1 page or more69Peter Munro 
WedaleStow of WedaleAn announcement of the publication of Stow Monumental Inscriptions with details of all names.2 pages or more85Ronald Morrison 
WedaleA History of the Waddells of ScotlandA review of the book 'A History of the Waddells of Scotland' by Gavin Main Waddell tracing the history of the name and the various branches of the family. The main branch of the family originated from Stow still known today by some as The Stow of Wedale.1 page or more83 
WedderburnCockburns of that ilkThe origins of Cockburns in Berwickshire3 pages or more36Russell Wilson Cockburn 
WeddingArrangements for a Victorian weddingAn account of the arrangements made for the marriage in Galashiels of Andrews Stewart Fisher to Elizabeth Tait with details as on the arranging and the ceremony2 pages or more76Janet Nellis 
WeirhillWilliam Dick (1849 - 1932)Account of William Dick, a blacksmith in Fountainhall and his family4 pages or more63Margaret Dick 
WellingtonAlexander Turnbull and his FamilyIf you have any Turnbulls in your family and you think that you came from the Borders, this is a must for you. Turnbulls from Galashiels, Selkirk, and Hawick.5 pages or more25Jane Gibson 
WelshTo Follow the Dogs and Carry the StickAn account of life and shepherding in the Lammermuirs before and during and immediately after the Second World War.1 page or more90Bob Jaffray 
WelshPresbyterian Migration into NorthumberlandThis is a list of names from the Communion Rolls of some Presbyterian churches in Northumberland. This is in more than one Magazine.2 pages or more19Don Mason 
WelshPleasant Sunday Afternoons and the Lad o' PairtsAn account of the activities of the Pleasant Sunday Afternoon Group formed in Hawick in 1932 with details of some of the theatrical performances which they staged.3 pages or more89Anne F Golden 
WelshBowden School RecordsBowden School admission records from 1872. Also lists their parent or guardian.2 pages or more25 
WelshA Teri Forever- My Rich Border HeritageNostalgia about Hawick, and the revelation that some of her ancestors came from southern England, she has researched back to 500AD on her direct paternal line and from 1699 on other lines.3 pages or more66Anne Golden 
WelshWilliam Welsh - The Dowie Dens o' YarrowSome notes on William Welsh author of a book of poetry in 1838 and on the origins of the Ballad 'The Dowie Dens of Yarrow'.1 page or more81Ronald Morrison 
WelshWho was Gordon Stewart of Hawick?Intriguing investigation into an adopted great uncle who died in World War I, and turned out to be a blood relative.3 pages or more65Anne Golden 
West IndiesMiscellaneous Intimations in Hawick Advertiser - 1855-1900A list of marriages of people from various places (including Argentina, Australia, Bermuda, Burma, Canada, Chile, China, France, Hong Kong, India, Italy, South Africa, Trinidad) intimated in the Hawick Advertiser between 1855-1900, with brief additional notes on some items.3 pages or more68Marjorie Gavin 
West Port SchoolDrumlanrig School - 'The Ragged School'Engaging account of the 150 year history of Drumlanrig School, originally the 'Ragged School' serving an area known as the West End of Hawick.10 pages or more60Marjorie A. Gavin 
West RiddelBorder - Line Experiences Of a Canadian ResearcherThe Ainslie born in Lilliesleaf and how a trip from Canada to research the family ended in a book.2 pages or more10Robert L. Morden 
WesterkirkThe Palseys of CraigThe story of Palseys of Craig - a two part story in issues 2 and 3 covers military and personnel accounts of many Palsleys, if you are connected, it must be for you.3 pages or more2R.C.Wood 
WesterkirkNostalgic MemoriesSandra Devlin of Queensland sent a copy of a letter written in Langholm in 1934 by T. Ritchie to his cousin, Dr. T. Oliver. An abridged version is printed in this volume.2 pages or more33Sandra Devlin 
Westminster AbbeyJames Thomson - A Man for all SeasonsAn account of the life and works of Border poet, James Thomson.5 pages or more87Norrie McLeish 
WestonMore Extracts from the Kelso Mail 1804Miscellaneous Extracts from the Kelso Mail of 1804.87 
WestrutherThe Gladstones-A studyThis is a brief outline of the Gladstone family here in the Borders and as far away as Edinburgh, and Norwich.3 pages or more35G.M.S. Lauder-frost 
WetherstoneA 'Scot' Moves to South AfricaBiography of Archibald Little, born Melrose, 11th Jan 1829, died 13 Dec 1921, Johannesburg. Brief notes on his occupations, and service in the Basuto War.2 pages or more44Tony Little 
WhillansThe Lillico Family - Chain Migrants to Gloucester Township, OntarioThe story of a family that emigrated from Roxburghshire to Ontario8 pages or more70Eleanor Lillico 
WhillisJohn Whillis Exhibition, EyemouthSome notes on the John Whillis Exhibition, Eyemouth and the associated exhibition on sailing ships connected including the 'Cutty Sark'.1 page or more91 
WhillisEyemouth MuseumNotes of an exhibition in Eyemouth Museum about John Whillis.less than 1 page90 
WhiskyLife in Melrose--150 years agoThis is the account of family life in Melrose in the first half of last century, from an autobiography of Catherine Helen Spence.3 pages or more11Colin Wood 
WhiteMaxwellheugh Cottage - the biography of a houseA review of the families who had inhabited a house on the outskirts of Kelso.8 pages or more73Isobel Gordon 
WhiteKennington/Cowe Family History. Part 2 - Emigration to New Brunswick 1837 - James Cowe & Isabella DonaldsonDetails of the lives of further branches of the Cowe family including one that emigrated to New Brunswick.6 pages or more71Fred Kennington 
WhiteLady Helen Hall of DunglassA review of the book 'Lady Helen Hall of Dunglass'; by Sally Wilson.2 pages or more86 
WhiteheadSome Purves families in Duns BerwickshireA well known Berwickshire name Purves, a family from Duns in 1634 and his heirs.2 pages or more22Mrs. Evelyn Carlson 
WhitehopeMuckle Giggots and Sheep lost in the SnowA memory of Tibbie Shiel by Margaret Turnbull, of James Thomson, the Shepherd of Whitehope, lost in the snow.2 pages or more64C S Borthwick 
WhitekirkThe Bennets of GrubetAn old Roxburghshire family associated with Kirk Yetholm and the Gypsies and their descendents.3 pages or more29Donald Whyte 
WhitesladeWhiteslade, Berwickshire, and its OwnersMany have seen this ruin on the way from Greenlaw to Lauder, and often wondered about the history of this once great fortress. This article covers it magnificently.2 pages or more31G.M.S. Lauder Frost 
WhitsomeOntario Genealogical Society summer campWhere to research in Ontario for your Canadian cousins.2 pages or more37D. C. Jeffrey 
WhitsonWilliam Kerr--Portrait of a Canadian ImmigrantJohn Kerr from Peebles, emigrated to America, fought in the Civil War, was honorably discharged and settled down to a farmer's life.1 page or more12Colin Wood 
WhytePeebles Combination PoorhouseA brief history of poorhouses in general and Peebles Poorhouse in particular. It includes some information about staff and inmates in the late 19th century.5 pages or more74Janis Miller 
WhyteFrom Cowal to the BordersThe Agricultural migration of workers and the history of the Whyte Family.2 pages or more7Donald Whyte 
WightUpdate to 'Bringing science to genealogy'An update on a DNA project that was first described in Volume 67, pages 1 -4 June 2008.4 pages or more72Lorna Henderson 
WilberforceBirthplace EdnamAn account of some of the famous people born in the Parish of Ednam.2 pages or more87 
WilkieWho was Robert Proudfoot?A look by the author at his Proudfoot ancestry and mysteries surrounding it.3 pages or more90Chris Proudfoot 
William CaldwellEmigration from the BordersEmigration opportunities available to Borderers in the late 19th century, to Australia, Canada, and the United States.2 pages or more32Marjorie Gavin 
William MinorJames Augustus Henry Murray (1837-1915)Biography of James Murray, a linguist, philologist, teacher. He was one of the founders of the Oxford English dictionary.1 page or more45Valerie Mackay 
William WallaceThe Origins of William WallaceNotes of the genealogy of William Wallace and suggested connections to the FitzAlans and Stewarts.1 page or more81Gregory Lauder-Frost 
WilliamsonThe Case of Agnes GrayTaken from the Session Minutes of Melrose Parish Registers (1723-1741). A sad tale of a young girl who was cited to present herself before the Kirk Session.1 page or more19 
WilliamsonIn the hands of the TurkThe story of a collection to pay a ransom of a man who fell into the hands of a Turk. This is as told in the Register of the Privy Council for the year 1677.1 page or more21Jane Gibson 
WilliamsonRestoration of Gravestone at Peebles - James SloaneAn account of the restoration of a gravestone in the churchyard at Peebles of James Sloane who was rector of Peebles Grammar School between 1802 and 1843. Also extracts on James Sloane from a book 'Glimpses of Peebles and Forgotten Characters in its History' by Alexander Williamson published in 1895.2 pages or more84 
WilliamsonMemorials to the late Rev Thomas WilliamsonDetail of a book on the Rev Thomas Williamson. minister of Melrose Secession Church for 30 years.less than 1 page90 
WilliamsonLinks with old Peebles FamiliesA investigating search into old Peebles families.2 pages or more12Rena Stewart 
Willie LeggatCavers & DistrictTalk given in February 2007 about the history of the kirk and parish of Cavers, and its links with Melrose, St Cuthbert, and other famous people.6 pages or more64Jean Muir 
Willie MitchieSome epitaphs written by Robert BurnsEpitaphs written by Robert Burns on Gavin Hamilton, his own father, Willie Mitchie and Robert Fergusson, poet.1 page or more76 
WillkinsonBaillie John Smail of GalashielsBaillie Smail, born at Clovenfords, was First Baillie in 1867, and was renowned for severe punishment . He died of chronic alcoholism.1 page or more36 
WillsSoldiers' WillsA brief article of Soldiers' Wills and how to access on line.86 
WillsBorders Family History Inaugural LectureInaugural talk on the basic sources for looking into your family history. Dealing with parochial registers, census returns, etc.5 pages or more1Donald Whyte 
WilsonA Teri Forever- My Rich Border HeritageNostalgia about Hawick, and the revelation that some of her ancestors came from southern England, she has researched back to 500AD on her direct paternal line and from 1699 on other lines.3 pages or more66Anne Golden 
WilsonTweedmount House Tweedmount Road MelroseA great deal of research has gone into this article on a house from when the land was bought to when it was last sold.2 pages or more38Valerie Mackay 
WilsonInheritances and Family HistoryA short article on the inheritance of a pair of silver sugar tongs which had originally belonged to Walter Laing Wilson and his wife Janet Nichol of Ancrum.less than 1 page78Anne Golden 
WilsonWho was Gordon Stewart of Hawick?Intriguing investigation into an adopted great uncle who died in World War I, and turned out to be a blood relative.3 pages or more65Anne Golden 
WilsonThe Early Kyles of Castleton, ScotlandThe researching of the Kyles and their history right through from the 1745 rebellion to living in Kelso in the 21st Century.2 pages or more39John Murray and Gavid Irvine 
WilsonDrumlanrig School - 'The Ragged School'Engaging account of the 150 year history of Drumlanrig School, originally the 'Ragged School' serving an area known as the West End of Hawick.10 pages or more60Marjorie A. Gavin 
WilsonGreat Grandfather's ClockAn account by the author of a clock belonging to his great grandfather which he came upon when holidaying in Australia.1 page or more91Bill Stewart 
WilsonMore GladstonesMore history of the Gladstones covers a family from Kirk Yetholm and their emigration to Australia and New Zealand. It lists many decendants from this family.1 page or more37Warren A. Spence 
WiltonThe Parish of LanglandsThe parish of Langlands and the history of old leper hospital at Rutherford. Also the history of Langton that was absorbed into Wilton.3 pages or more35Michael Langlands 
Wilton ChurchWilliam Elliot, ArchitectThe family history of William Elliot and descriptions of some of the fine house's he built.3 pages or more15Kathleen Stewart 
WindsorWilliam Kerr--Portrait of a Canadian ImmigrantJohn Kerr from Peebles, emigrated to America, fought in the Civil War, was honorably discharged and settled down to a farmer's life.1 page or more12Colin Wood 
WindyknoweGalashiels and some of its familiesTalk given to the society by Mr. Ian Miller, President of the Old Gala Club. Gala indeed goes back along way perhaps even to 7000 B.C. It covers the history up to the 19th Century.3 pages or more31Ian Miller 
WinslowPleasant Sunday Afternoons and the Lad o' PairtsAn account of the activities of the Pleasant Sunday Afternoon Group formed in Hawick in 1932 with details of some of the theatrical performances which they staged.3 pages or more89Anne F Golden 
WishawThe Haliburtens of SproustonOrigins of the Haliburtons; William who had 12 children and their emigration to New Zealand.less than 1 page12D.N. Haliburton 
Witchcraft17th. Century Borders Witchcraft Trials; the role of reputationA resume by the author of her talk to the Society on witchcraft in the Borders, evidence of witchcraft and sentences and the reasons for its particular prevalence in Scotland.2 pages or more78Mary Craig 
WoodIn the hands of the TurkThe story of a collection to pay a ransom of a man who fell into the hands of a Turk. This is as told in the Register of the Privy Council for the year 1677.1 page or more21Jane Gibson 
WoodPleasant Sunday AfternoonsA follow up on the article in the previous magazine on the activities of the Hawick Pleasant Sunday Afternoons Group.1 page or more90 
WoodDonation to Society ArchiveAn acknowledgement of the donation to the Society of the book ' John Wood (blacksmith) - from Scotland to Rawdon N.S. in 1815 and his Descendants'.less than 1 page86 
WoodhousleesA Border family and the curious case of Sherlock HolmesAbout the author's ancestor, William Scott, his cattle dealing partnership with George Bell, and his coal-mine at Rowanburn in the 18th century, and Dr Joseph Bell, the inspiration for Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes.3 pages or more60John Webley 
Wooler CommonBowmakers and Currys in the new worldThe history of the Bowmakers and Currys before and after they emigrated to the New World.1 page or more10Norman Bowmaker 
WordsworthLaidlawstiel, ClovenfordsThis is history bought to life with Walter Scott, William Wordsworth and Prime Minister Gladstone. For anyone interested in Clovenfords you must read this.2 pages or more37Margaret Lawson 
World War 1World War 1 Rugby InternationalistsAn account by the author of how she sought out and visited the memorials to international rugby players who lost their lives in World War 1.2 pages or more88Esher Davies 
World War 1Bessie Dora Bowhill, a wartime nurseAn account of the life of Bessie Dora Bowhill born Bunkle and Preston, Berwickshire who became, a nurse and worked in South Africa during the Boer War - her further experience during the First World War working with Dr Elsie Inglis in Serbia.2 pages or more85 
World War 1WWI CommemorationSome notes on the 100th Anniversary of the outbreak of World War 1, the Galashiels War Memorial, the sculptor Thomas J Clapperton, Field Marshall Haig, Bemersyde, the Cochrane family and those from Galashiels who lost their lives.1 page or more85 
World War 1David Reid Dewar - Another of War's VictimsThe story of David Reid Dewar, originally from Cumnock but who moved to Peebles before enlisting and being severely mentally affected by his experiences in the Great War. His subsequent life when he was described as 'confused, incoherent and delusional'.2 pages or more89Margaret Ross 
World War 1World War 1 ExhibitionAn account of an exhibition staged by the Society to mark the centenary of the outbreak of World War 1.1 page or more86 
World War 1John Keddie LintonAn enquiry regarding John Keddie Linton killed in action during World War 1.1 page or more86Mrs. Dee Brook 
World War 1Jimmy Blakemore - A War CasualtyThe story of Lancelot Lionel Blakemore (alias 'Jimmy'), a Londoner who was severely wounded, losing both his legs during the First World War. He was sent to Birgham to recuperate where he met and married Katherine Scott and where he worked as a cobbler for the remainder of his life.2 pages or more90David Quensell 
World War 1Saving and Sharing Borders Stories of WWIReference to the project by Live Borders Museum and Library Services to commemorate the Borders experience during the Great War.less than 1 page91 
World War 1Band of BrothersAn account of the First World War experiences of the Murdoch family, originally from Perthshire but who settled in Galashiels, their deaths and tragedies and the effect of the families back home.3 pages or more88Trevor Stewart 
World War 2W.W 2 AuxiliariesSome notes on the work of the World War 2 Auxiliaries or the British Resistance Army.less than 1 page88 
World War IIW.W 2 AuxiliariesSome notes on the work of the World War 2 Auxiliaries or the British Resistance Army.less than 1 page88 
WrayA light-hearted tale--EpitaphsWe will never know what is written on our headstone, this article it gives you some ideas.1 page or more31Ian Abernethy 
WrightChurch and School Connections in the Borders: 1717-1869 and earlierAccount of various Hoy ancestors, many connected with the Church. A lot of research has gone into this.4 pages or more40Charles Hoy 
WrightHawick Baptists in the First World WarReference to a book 'Hawick Baptists in the First World War' by Roger J Owen donated to the Society.less than 1 page91 
WrightKings Own Scottish BorderersA list of men who died in the Boer War in outlying places.1 page or more32Helen Rreichenbach 
WrightLowland Scots in PrussiaAbsorbing account of Scots mainly in Danzig and Konigsberg from 15th to 17th centuries. A lot of names recorded.5 pages or more45G.M.S.Lauder-Frost 
WrightJerdan Family HistoryThe family history of the Jerdans, who they married, and where they lived in the Borders.2 pages or more34Fred Kennington 
Wullies BellMemories of AytonMrs Patricia Payne was so interested in the articles on 'The Ayton Bard' that she felt the need to record some of her memories of Ayton before all was forgotten.less than 1 page18Patricia Payne 
WW1Bessie Dora Bowhill, a wartime nurseAn account of the life of Bessie Dora Bowhill born Bunkle and Preston, Berwickshire who became, a nurse and worked in South Africa during the Boer War - her further experience during the First World War working with Dr Elsie Inglis in Serbia.2 pages or more85 
WWIWWI CommemorationSome notes on the 100th Anniversary of the outbreak of World War 1, the Galashiels War Memorial, the sculptor Thomas J Clapperton, Field Marshall Haig, Bemersyde, the Cochrane family and those from Galashiels who lost their lives.1 page or more85 
WWIDavid Reid Dewar - Another of War's VictimsThe story of David Reid Dewar, originally from Cumnock but who moved to Peebles before enlisting and being severely mentally affected by his experiences in the Great War. His subsequent life when he was described as 'confused, incoherent and delusional'.2 pages or more89Margaret Ross 
WWIJohn Keddie LintonAn enquiry regarding John Keddie Linton killed in action during World War 1.1 page or more86Mrs. Dee Brook 
WWIBand of BrothersAn account of the First World War experiences of the Murdoch family, originally from Perthshire but who settled in Galashiels, their deaths and tragedies and the effect of the families back home.3 pages or more88Trevor Stewart 
WWIGranddad's MedalsA description of the campaign medals awarded to servicemen and women in WWI. The medal records are often the only record of a forebears service in the army during that conflict.1 page or more72David Rudram 
WWIJimmy Blakemore - A War CasualtyThe story of Lancelot Lionel Blakemore (alias 'Jimmy'), a Londoner who was severely wounded, losing both his legs during the First World War. He was sent to Birgham to recuperate where he met and married Katherine Scott and where he worked as a cobbler for the remainder of his life.2 pages or more90David Quensell 
WWIGravestone PhotosA note on a facility provided by the Society to photograph individual gravestones, a report on one such request for a photograph of a stone to the Rev. Gilmour Neil in Drumelzier and a note on his experiences in World War 1 and how he sought to find " a little Parish, a thousand miles from anywhere".1 page or more81Ronald Morrison 
WWIWorld War 1 ExhibitionAn account of an exhibition staged by the Society to mark the centenary of the outbreak of World War 1.1 page or more86 
WWISaving and Sharing Borders Stories of WWIReference to the project by Live Borders Museum and Library Services to commemorate the Borders experience during the Great War.less than 1 page91 
WWIWorld War 1 Medical RecordsHow to access information of doctors and other medical staff who served during World War 1 and what information might be available.1 page or more84Peter Munro 
WWIIFloors Castle HospitalNote on inventory lists and photographs which have come to light dating from the Second World War and an appeal for more information.less than 1 page79 
YairTwo Sutherland FactorsTwo brothers from Yair who were factors for Sutherland. It also covers the Highland Clearances right up to his death.3 pages or more9Jane Gibson 
YarrowAn Elephantine trip to St Mary's LochGeorge Reavly in his history of Galashiels notes that fifty years ago not a gig could be got to hire. One of the largest trips that ever left Galashiels propelled by horse power. On the trip to St Marys Loch.2 pages or more22K. MsRae 
YarrowKnow your Parish: YarrowA journey down through the Yarrow valley from top to bottom1 page or more32Audrey Mitchell 
YarrowThe mole catchers of LilliesleafThe story of a mole and rabbit catcher in the Lilliesleaf area.1 page or more18Mrs S.J. Hodgkinson 
YarrowA History of the BrydonsFor some hundreds of years there has been Brydons in the Borders. From Gilston, Broadmeadows, and overseas.2 pages or more7Mrs Joan Scott Stewart 
YarrowWhy couldn’t he have been called Ebenezer ?Article examining which John Little is the author's ancestor.4 pages or more42Jessie Hislop 
YarrowWilliam Welsh - The Dowie Dens o' YarrowSome notes on William Welsh author of a book of poetry in 1838 and on the origins of the Ballad 'The Dowie Dens of Yarrow'.1 page or more81Ronald Morrison 
YarrowA Canadian ConnectionCopies of letters sent from Canada in 1864 - they make very interesting reading.2 pages or more25Jenifer Payne 
Yellow RetrieverFrom Yellow to Golden, the stately history of the Golden Retriever'An account po the history of the Golden Retriever and its Borders connection.less than 1 page88 
Yellow RetrieverThe Yellow RetrieverNote on a book on the dog, the Yellow Retriever, a breed of dog known today as The Golden Retriever.less than 1 page82 
YetholmRev. John Baird (1799-1861)--Friend of the GypsiesJohn Baird was Minister at Kirk Yetholm. He was responsible for the new bridge , rebuilding the Kirk and School. He also educated the Gypsies and brought them into the community. was a founder member of the Berwickshire Naturalists Club.4 pages or more26Donald Whyte 
YetholmThompson Square Windsor N.S.W. - a memorial to two ScotsmanA report on the campaign to save an historic town square named after James Thompson, born Yetholm, convict emancipist and philanthropist.2 pages or more89Nina Butler 
YetholmAndrew Thompson (Convict, Emancipist and Philanthropist)Some notes on the life of Yetholm born Andrew Thompson transported to Australia for petty theft but who went on to become a successful entrepreneur, philanthropist and one of the most influential men in the Colony. How a town square created by him and now the oldest surviving in Australia is under threat and of attempts to try to preserve this.2 pages or more81Ronald Morrison 
YetholmReminiscences of Childhood by a Matron of 78Narrative written by the author's great grandfather's sister about their emigration from Scotland to New York in 1829. Continued in issue 42.5 pages or more41Jim Wilson 
YetholmThe Bennets of GrubetAn old Roxburghshire family associated with Kirk Yetholm and the Gypsies and their descendents.3 pages or more29Donald Whyte 
YetholmJerdan Family HistoryThe family history of the Jerdans, who they married, and where they lived in the Borders.2 pages or more34Fred Kennington 
YetholmA Tale of Two SistersA Wanless family’s emigration from Yetholm to Canada.3 pages or more49Gordon Roy Fairbairn 
YetholmThe Kirk Yetholm GypsiesIf you are connected to Yetholm, this is a must for you, it covers the gypsies from Persia right through to being settled in Kirk Yetholm. It is in two parts: issue 31 and 32.4 pages or more31A. V. Tokley 
YetholmThe Flowers of the ForestBorders who fell at Flodden A list of nobility who fell in the battle The rank and file fell with no records.2 pages or more26Andrew Cockburn 
YetholmThe Gladstones-A studyThis is a brief outline of the Gladstone family here in the Borders and as far away as Edinburgh, and Norwich.3 pages or more35G.M.S. Lauder-frost 
YorkieYorkie, the Gentle ShepherdNote about a tramp, known as Yorkie, as well as his picture on the cover.less than 1 page52Carol Trotter 
YoungA Tale of Two Brothers and a Photographic PuzzleA tale of and contrast between two brothers Robert (later Sir Robert) and William Laidlaw born in Bonchester Bridge; Sir Robert who set up a chain of multiples in India , known as 'The Selfridges of the East' and became a Member of Parliament and William who ran a grocery shop in Canada.3 pages or more88Ben Haslam 
YoungDrumlanrig School - 'The Ragged School'Engaging account of the 150 year history of Drumlanrig School, originally the 'Ragged School' serving an area known as the West End of Hawick.10 pages or more60Marjorie A. Gavin 
YoungNorth Dumfries, OntarioNorth Dumfries, Ontario - how John Clark set up and built a settlement.1 page or more31Mr G. Clark 
YoungYetholm GypsiesIf you are connected to Yetholm, this is a must for you, it covers the gypsies from Persia right through to being settled in Kirk Yetholm. It is in two parts: issue 31 and 32.5 pages or more32A. V. Tokley 
YoungReminiscences of Childhood by a Matron of 78Narrative written by the author's great grandfather's sister about their emigration from Scotland to New York in 1829. Continued in issue 42.5 pages or more41Jim Wilson 
YoungPresbyterian Migration into NorthumberlandThis is a list of names from the Communion Rolls of some Presbyterian churches in Northumberland. This is in more than one Magazine.2 pages or more19Don Mason 
YoungThe Kirk Yetholm GypsiesIf you are connected to Yetholm, this is a must for you, it covers the gypsies from Persia right through to being settled in Kirk Yetholm. It is in two parts: issue 31 and 32.4 pages or more31A. V. Tokley 
YoungBorder Treaties of AssuranceText from the Hamilton papers on the Treaties signed by the Border Barons with the English in 1544 . Followed by a list of the Border Clans in 1597 in the East March.5 pages or more1W.H. Oliver 
YoungThe Muster-Roll of the Jedburgh Company of Volunteers of 1804List of men from Sergeants, Corporals, and Privates, it also gives you their trade at the time. Total of men 108.2 pages or more3Sandra Duncan 
YoungerA Border Lady of the Old SchoolInterview with Mrs Jane Henderson Thomson Bell aged 83 in 1910 about her life. Written in Scots.4 pages or more20 
YoungerMore GladstonesMore history of the Gladstones covers a family from Kirk Yetholm and their emigration to Australia and New Zealand. It lists many decendants from this family.1 page or more37Warren A. Spence 
Ypres100 year Belgian connection to the BordersThe story of a Belgian lady who every evening attended the memorial ceremony at the Menin Gate in Ypres and her Borders connection.2 pages or more87Esther Davies