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 Hawick Cemeteries - Budge/Ballantyne
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sbudge

Scotland
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Posted - 08 December 2012 :  12:24:52  Show Profile  Reply with Quote

There are 3 cemetries in Hawick, Wilton, Wellgate and St Mary's. I'm visiting Hawick next weekend to try and trace more of my grand parents family. My grandfather was John Budge and looking to see if I can find his fathers grave George Pearson Budge who died on the 17th December 1935 or his direct family.

Also my grand mother's family of Ballantyne, I know her grandfather Andrew Ballantyne (Galashiels Burgh Chamberlain) was buried in Eastlands Cemetery, however have not found his sons grave, he died while singing in Cavers Church on the 7th November 1926.

It would be great if any one could help on these two points.

strath

New Zealand
44 Posts

Posted - 09 December 2012 :  01:45:27  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Suggest you visit www.scotborders.gov.uk
the website of the Scottish Borders Council who
manage & maintain 154 cemeteries & churchyards
including those of interest to you.
Their HQ are at Newtown St.Boswells, Melrose.
Tel 0300 100 1800
good hunting, Strath
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terianne

United Kingdom
135 Posts

Posted - 09 December 2012 :  20:09:54  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Was 5 cemerties, but old Wilton has been grassed over, still in issue are Wellogate, St Mary's and Wilton and St Cuthbert church

Currently the MI's for Hawick have not beening recorded in recent years however,their are old books on graves in the Wellogate, St Mary's and Wilton available to view (info on the older stones) at the Hertitage Hub in Hawick or the alternative is to ask Scottish Borders Council (as stated in the previous notice)to check the lair books



Anne Turnbull
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sbudge

Scotland
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Posted - 10 December 2012 :  07:44:06  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Thanks for info sent email to Council and will certainly visit the Hawick Hub this weekend.

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