Sunday, 26 August 2007

Roxburghshire Ancestry Tours

Roxburghshire is of an irregular figure, the greatest extent of which, in every direction, is about thirty miles. It is bounded on the North by Berwickshire; on the East and South by the English border; and on the West by Dumfries and Selkirkshires. It comprehends the ancient districts of Teviotdale and Liddisdale; so named from the rivers Teviot and Liddal, which run through them. The North and West divisions of the county are mountainous; but the East and South are upon the whole flat and fertile. The whole abounds with the most romantic scenery; exhibiting in every part the rough appearance of hills, mosses, and mountains, interspersed, however, with narrow valleys, in which run numerous streams, long since familiar from poetical description. Roxburghshire is divided into 31 parochial districts, which, by the returns made in 1801, contained 33,712 inhabitants. From Gazetteer of Scotland published 1806. Tour Roxburghshire, Scotland, on an Ancestry Tour of Scotland. Best Scottish Tours, Best Scottish Food, Best Scottish Hotels, Small Group Tours of Scotland.

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