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Edgerston is a quoad sacra Parish which lies on the English Border between the Parishes of Southdean & Abbotrule on the west, Jedburgh to the north and Oxnam to the east. The parish was formed in 1855 from part of the Parish of of Jedburgh with which it has once more been combined. The road north from Newcastle crosses into Scotland at Carter Bar which is in the Parish.

For Old Parish Birth, Marriage and Death records see Jedburgh

Edgerston Parish Church Edgerston Parish Church

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Map of Edgerston from Quarter-inch to the mile, Scotland, 1921-1923 or One-inch to the mile, Popular edition, Scotland, 1920-1930
by kind permission of the National Library of Scotland.
Use the control at the top left of the map to zoom in or out and drag the map left, right, up, or down as you wish.

20 Most Common Surnames

The 20 most common surnames on gravestones recorded by us in the Edgerston monumental inscriptions volume are (number of gravestones in brackets): OLIVER (16), SCOTT (15), RUTHERFORD (12), ELLIOT (8), RENWICK (7), HALL (7), DICKSON (4), TAYLOR (4), BELL (4), TELFER (3), JACKSON (3), UMPHERSTON (3), MCGLASSON (3), KERR (3), MCINTOSH (3), HEDLEY (3), AMOS (2), DALGLEISH (2), PURVES (2), SHARP (2).

Other Sources

Scottish Borders Archives, The Hub Hawick

School Records

Berwickshire Naturalists' Society


Edgerston Estate contains some history and contemporary information on the Parish.
Carter Bar contains photographs of the Border at Carter Bar, Edgerston Parish.
Clan Rutherford includes some information about Edgerston/
Stobie's Map of Roxburghshire of 1770 .

Place and Farm names in Census Records

1861 census: Old Jedburgh, Camptown, Rink, Shaw, Broombaulks, Arks, Huntford, Lamblairknowes, Brundenlaws, Mervenslaw, Cleethaugh, Dovesford, Roughlehaugh, Lethem, Wooplaw, Narrow, Bush, Stotfield.


The population has been recorded as follows:

Roxburghshire map