Lilliesleaf Parish is situated in the north east of the County of Roxburgh being bounded on the north by the Parish of Bowden, on the east by the Parish of Ancrum, on the south by the Parishes of Minto and Wilton and on the west by the Parishes of Ashkirk and Selkirk. Lilliesleaf, along with Ancrum, Crailing and Eckford, is now part of the Ale & Teviot United parish.
Gravestone inscriptions in Lilliesleaf Churchyard have been transcribed but not yet published.
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Lilliesleaf Parish Church
Volumes available for consultation within our Archive
Pre 1855 Memorial Inscriptions Lilliesleaf by William Windrum.
The Churches and Graveyards of Roxburghshire by Dr. G. A. C. Binnie 2001.
Gravestone inscriptions prior to 1855: Vol 2. Galashiels Old Cemetery, Ladhope and Bewlie Cemeteries
Rutherford's Southern Counties Register and Directory 1867.
County Directory of Scotland 1912 - Borders Towns and Villages.
CD-ROM Pigot's 1837 Directory of Berwickshire and Roxburghshire.
Lair Plan showing lair holders Lilliesleaf Cemetery 1858.
Church Magazines - Collection of Parish Magazines from 1892 to 1946 (not complete) recording births deaths and marriages and also Church minutes and Statements.
CD-ROM Land Ownership Commission Report 1872 -1873.
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Station Master of Belses
How history turned up in a sack of rubbish and some one brought it back to life.
1 page or more
An Unexpected Homecoming
An Englishman migrates to the Borders when Riddell House changes hands. He marries a local lass with links to Innerleithen.
2 pages or more
Ainslies of Dolphinston to Manitoulin Island
Excellent article on the author's Ainslie forebears from Ancrum and Lilliesleaf to their arrival and life in Canada.
4 pages or more
Robert L P Morden
Map of Lilliesleaf 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.
The Parish of Lilliesleaf by the Rev. Arthur Pollok Sym - Selkirk 1913.