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Wilton Parish lies on the eastern boundary of Roxburghshire, with the Parishes of Ashkirk and Lilliesleaf to the north, the Parish of Minto on the east, the Parishes of Cavers and Hawick to the south and the Parish of Roberton in Selkirkshire on the west.
The Parish of Wilton a substantial part of the town of Hawick and more relvant source material will be found on the Hawick page. The Parish is now linked with that of Teviothead.
St Mary's Churchyard Hawick MI Hawick Archaeological Society.
Companion to Hawick and District by R E Scott.
Hawick Characters by Robert Murray.
Street Names of Hawick by Lilias H Britton.
All these fine fellows by Derek Robertson (WW1 Casualties).
Borthwick Water by Kathleen W Stewart.
After Gallipoli by Gavin Richardson.
The Churches and Graveyards of Roxburghshire by Dr. G.A.C. Binnie 2001.
Rutherford's Southern Counties Register and Directory 1867.
County Directory of Scotland 1912 - Borders Towns and Villages.
Wilton Cemetery Transcriptions - Hawick Archaeological Society
CD-ROM Pigot's 1837 Directory of Berwickshire and Roxburghshire.
CD-ROM Land Ownership Commission Report 1872 -1873.
Please note that the heading Author includes persons who have compiled or transcribed records; and that the topics indexed, and the synopses are subjective opinions. See the Sales List to buy copies of the magazines containing articles in which you're interested.
The Parish of Langlands
The parish of Langlands and the history of old leper hospital at Rutherford. Also the history of Langton that was absorbed into Wilton.
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Map of Wilton 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.
A Sketch of the History of Hawick by Robert Wilson 1825.
The History of Hawick by Robert Wilson (second edition)1841.
Annals of Hawick AD.1214-1814 by James Wilson 1850.
Hawick and its old memories by James Wilson 1858.
Hawick in the early sixties (1860s) by James Edgar 1913 - includes lists of:
Voters in 1861
Rifle Corps Volunteers 1860
Shareholders in Corn Exchange
Burgesses in 1860
Pictures of the Past of Auld Hawick by J. J. Vernon and J McNairn 1911.
Braid Hawick - 'the Hawick dialect' by Elliot Cowan Smith 1927.
Hawick in bygone days by James Turnbull 1927.
Provosts of Hawick 1861 to 1931 by James Edgar 1933.
The Story of Hawick by William S Robson 1945 (revised 1947).
Hawick as it was (photographic record) published by Hawick Archaeological Society and Hawick Camera Club.