Ednam is a rural Parish situated in north east Roxburghshire which is traversed by the River Eden and is bounded on the north by the Parishes of Stichill and Eccles, Berwickshire, on the east by the Parish of Sprouston on the south by the Parish of Kelso and on west by the Parish of Nenthorn. Enam is now part pf a combined parish with with Kelso North
Old Parish Records cover the periods:
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|Title||Synopsis||Size Description||Issue No||Author|
|Ednam and Captain Cook||A Cleveland lady spent time and effort tracing Captain Cook. Herein lies the Ednam Connection||less than 1 page||25||John Newlands|
|James Thomson, Capt. James Cook R.N., Ednam and Cleveland||The connection of Rev. James Thomson and Capt. Cook with the village of Ednam.||1 page or more||27||P. D. Thomson|
|Know Your Parish - Ednam||History of the parish of Ednam and some inhabitants.||1 page or more||24||Audrey Mitchell|
|Captain Cook's Border Background||The history of Captain James Cook and the Ednam connection.||1 page or more||6||Dr Jim Trainer|
The 20 most common surnames on gravestones recorded by us in the Ednam monumental inscriptions volume are (number of gravestones in brackets): ROBERTSON (13), SCOTT (12), WILSON (11), ANDERSON (9), SHIEL (7), PATERSON (7), DOUGLAS (7), THOMSON (6), PURVES (6), YOUNG (6), BROWN (6), GRAHAM (5), BURN (5), CAMPBELL (5), SMITH (5), MITCHELL (5), FAIRBAIRN (4), SWAN (4), KINGHORN (4), LAIDLAW (4).
Ednam Village Website .
The Village Information Website
Stobie's Map of Roxburghshire of 1770 .
A description of the parish from The Imperial Gazetteer of Scotland,1868
The RCAHMS website Scotland's Places contains details of;
1841 census: Ednam, Hendersyde, Edenmouth, Springhall, Sharpitlaw,Fannyhill, Sydenham, Brewery House, West Mill, Newtonlees, Kaimflat, Houndridge, Harpertoun, Highridgehall, New Edmonston, Cliftonhill.
1851 census: Ednam, Newtonlees, Kaimflat, Houndridge, Harpertown, Highridgehall, New Edmonston, Cliftonhill, Red House, Sydenham, Check Toll, Ferneyhill, Hendersyde, Springhall, Banff Mill, Edenmouth.
1861 census: Sydenham, Hendersyde, Ferneyhill, Check Toll, Sharpitlaw, Springhall, Newtonlees, Kaimflat, Harpertown, Highridgehall, New Edmonston, Cliftonhill, Houndridge.
The population has been recorded as follows: