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  A Visitor's Guide to Berwickshire, Scotland
Berwickshire is based on the East side of the Scottish Borders and offers a contrasting variety of hillside, riverside and seaside locations that are enchanting and romantic, yet practical and convenient for day trips to Edinburgh.
Berwickshire offers holidays with all you could wish for, from the dramatic cliffs and picturesque harbours of the Berwickshire coast on the East to the undulating hills and imposing mansions with beautiful gardens on the West.
Berwickshire is steeped in history, often bloody, and has plenty of castles, stately homes and museums illustrating this history.
www.berwickshire.net   (471 words)

  Berwickshire - LoveToKnow 1911
BERWICKSHIRE, a county of Scotland, forming its southeastern extremity, bounded N. by Haddingtonshire and the North Sea; E. by the North Sea; S. by the county of the borough and town of Berwick; S. by the Tweed and Roxburghshire, and W. by Mid-Lothian.
The population of Berwickshire was 32,290 in 1891 and 30,824 in 1901, in which year the number of persons speaking Gaelic and English was 74, and one person spoke Gaelic only.
Berwickshire forms a sheriffdom with Roxburgh and Selkirk shires, and there is a resident sheriff-substitute at Duns, who sits also at Greenlaw, Coldstream, Ayton and Lauder.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Berwickshire   (1977 words)

 Berwickshire - FUTEF   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Berwick-upon-Tweed, situated in the county of Northumberland, is the northernmost town in England, on the east coast at the mouth of the river Tweed, situated 2.5 miles (4 km) south of the Scottish border.
The feudal Laird is Alexander Hay of Duns and Drumelzier.
Berwickshire was a constituency of the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom from 1708 to 1918, when its name was changed to Berwick and Haddington.
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 Berwickshire - Medbib.com, the modern encyclopedia
Berwickshire or the County of Berwick is today a registration county, a committee area of the Scottish Borders Council, and a lieutenancy area of Scotland, on the border with England.
Berwickshire was formerly one of the ancient counties of Scotland, but was abolished in 1975 during local government reorganisation.
The District of Berwickshire was not identical with the former county however: the burgh of Lauder and most of the county's West District were included in Ettrick and Lauderdale, while the parish of Nenthorn was made part of Roxburgh District.
www.medbib.com /Berwickshire   (505 words)

 Berwickshire Today: News, Sport, Jobs, Property, Cars, Entertainments & More
The new school at Berwickshire High School is beginning to take shape following the commencement of the project 12 months ago and hopes remain that the state of the art building will be fully finished by December 2008.
TWO local butchers can now offer their customer's award winning pies after they were recognised by a Scottish butchers' federation last month.
Renewable energy post for former Berwickshire MSP Euan Robson
www.berwickshiretoday.co.uk   (0 words)

 GENUKI: Berwickshire
"BERWICKSHIRE is of an irregular square form, bounded on the N. by East-Lothian; on the E. by the German Ocean; on the S. by the river Tweed, and the English border; and on the W. by the counties of Roxburgh, Peebles and Mid-Lothian.
Graham and Emma Maxwell are transcribing and indexing the 1841 and 1851 Berwickshire census returns.
For an in-depth account of the Lauder Commissary Court records and their use in Berwickshire family history research (prior to 1823), see Rosemary Bigwood's "A Case for the Commissary" which was published in the February 1997 edition of the Borders Family History Society magazine.
www.genuki.org.uk /big/sct/BEW   (3466 words)

This is the third volume of our Monumental Inscriptions from Berwickshire and it has been particularly interesting reading through all the various lists of names from this parish which we have managed to find.
Berwickshire has a growing number of local history books and anyone who is particularly interested in the parish should consult some of them where they will find a wealth of information.
The parish of Earston is the eleventh volume of the Borders Family History Society's Monumental Inscription books for the County of Berwickshire and completes the recording programme along the Berwickshire side of the A68 road which passes through the Borders area from the English border to Edinburgh.
www.kelsobookshop.co.uk /contents/en-uk/d4.html   (2962 words)

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THE new year heralds a new era in Eyemouth, where the challenge is for local groups such as the Eyemouth Forum to carry on the work done by the Eyemouth East Berwickshire Partnership which was wound up at the end of 2006 when EU funding came to an end.
For the past five years East Berwickshire has benefited from major European investment to turn around its fortunes as it struggled to cope with the decline in the fishing industry.
EU funding, however, is now entering a new phase as new countries join and Borders towns such as Eyemouth and Hawick are no longer guaranteed the financial help they have been receiving to help improve their economic, social and cultural opportunities.
www.berwickshiretoday.co.uk /ViewArticle.aspx?SectionID=972&ArticleID=1953970   (756 words)

 Roxburgh & Berwickshire   (Site not responding. Last check: )
A second borders seat called Roxburgh & Berwickshire was created in 1983 with 66 % of its voters from the Roxburghshire part of David Steel's Roxburgh, Selkirk & Peebles and 34 % from the Berwickshire part of John Home Robertson's East Lothian and Berwickshire.
In Roxburgh & Berwickshire, however, Andy Kirkwood seemed relatively unaffected by the slump in the Lib Dem vote which was causing such concern to his colleague David Steel in neighbouring Tweedale, Ettrick & Lauderdale.
One of these was Roxburgh & Berwickshire which they 'won' with a majority of 1,221 (10.3 %), taking 32.2 % of the vote compared to 21.9 % for the Lib Dems, 17.1 % for the SNP and 13.0 % for Labour.
www.alba.org.uk /nextwe/s08.html   (1246 words)

 Berwickshire Hunt   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The country lies in Berwickshire and covers almost 350 square miles, measuring some 16 miles east to west between the Lauderdale Hunt and the eastern coast of the Scottish borders, and 20 miles between Coldstream in the south and the Lammermuir hills in the north.
The country is very varied, ranging from good heather hill in the Lammermuirs, through open stock farming country with large fields to a predominantly arable area in the "Merse" of Berwickshire.
The date of the establishment of the Berwickshire Hunt is not known, but it existed in 1740 when Mr Lumsdaine, of Blanerne, was Master.
www.mfha.co.uk /hunts/berwickshire_hunt.html   (198 words)

 Berwickshire   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Berwickshire must be unique in that its former county town, Berwick-on-Tweed, has been in another country, England, for the last 500 years or so.
Indeed, Berwickshire itself was once part of Northumbria and it wasn't until the defeat of the Northumbrian forces by King Malcolm II of Scotland in 1018 that Berwickshire (and, for that matter, much of Lothian) finally came under Scottish control.
Other great stately homes in Berwickshire include Mellerstain House, home of the Earl and Countess of Haddington, Manderston with its unique silver staircase and intriguing servants quarters, and Paxton House, designed by John and James Adam as a home for Patrick Home of Billie and his Prussian Princess bride.
www.mearnscraft.co.uk /berwick.htm   (455 words)

 Berwickshire Catalogue of Fiche, Film & CDs page 1.
Berwickshire Parishes in the 1851 Census held in the AIGS Library
Berwickshire Parishes in the 1861 Census held in the AIGS Library.
Parishes in the Berwickshire 1891 Census in the A.I.G.S. Library.
www.aigs.org.au /berwickff1.htm   (581 words)

 BBC - Action Network - Berwickshire Wheels Can Get You There
Berwickshire Wheels Project Worker, Derek Bates, said “Christmas is obviously one of our busiest times, so we are making the service available right through the holidays.
Funded and managed by Berwickshire Association for Voluntary Service (BAVS) with financial support from the Scottish Executive and the Order of St John, the project aims to improve the transport situation within the Berwickshire area.
Anyone interested in booking the Berwickshire Wheels buses (please book at least five days before the vehicle is required) or volunteering as a driver should contact Derek Bates at the BAVS Duns office on 01361 884652.
www.bbc.co.uk /dna/h2g2/A7745448   (703 words)

 Scottish Borders Housing Forum: Berwickshire Housing Association Ltd   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Association is the largest landlord in Berwickshire, accounting for around 22% of all stock in the area, and caters for all sections of the community.
Berwickshire Housing Association Ltd's aim is to provide 'excellent and affordable housing and housing services for the people and communities of Berwickshire'.
Available properties are advertised in the Berwickshire News and Berwick Advertiser, in the Association's local offices, and at www.homehunt.info.
housing.scotborders.gov.uk /providers/berwick.jsp   (185 words)

 Amazon.com: berwickshire: Books   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The phonology of a Berwickshire dialect by Paul Wettstein (Unknown Binding - 1942)
An Old Berwickshire Town: History of the Town and Parish of Greenlaw..
was the son of a landed gentleman from Kames, in Berwickshire.
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 Descendants of Robert Darling of Berwickshire
George Darling baptised 15 Jun 1707, Duns, Berwickshire, (son of Robert Darling and Agnes Aitchesone), married 11 Nov 1743, in Bunkle, Berwickshire, Mary Wilson, born 30 Nov 1715.
Florence Darling born 13 Jun 1748, Duns, Berwickshire, baptised 19 Jun 1748, Bunkle & Preston, Berwickshire.
Robert Darling born 11 Mar 1746, Duns, Berwickshire, (son of George Darling and Mary Wilson), baptised 19 Mar 1746, Bunkle & Preston, Berwickshire, occupation Lighthouse Keeper, married 2 Sep 1769, in Belford, Northumberland, Elizabeth Clark, born 12 Oct 1744, died 14 Aug 1813, Brownsman Light, buried Belford, Northumberland.
freespace.virgin.net /john.elkin/darling001.htm   (1606 words)

 Bright New Futures - Berwickshire
The area covers the communities of central and western Berwickshire stretching from Coldstream in the South, Greenlaw to the West through to Chirnside in the North East of the Locality.
The area covers the communities of eastern Berwickshire stretching from Cockburnspath in the North, Reston to the West down to Lamberton in the South.
Bright New Futures is be pleased to note that PC Justin Hulford has been appointed as Berwickshires Integration Officer dedicated to children's services and is to take up post on the 17th April 2006.
www.everysite.co.uk /bnf/area/berwickshire   (228 words)

 Dating Berwickshire with Date the UK
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 Dating Berwickshire with Date the UK
So if you live in Berwickshire and are looking for a date, romance, online chat or a relationship in a town like Duns, Gordon, Launder, then there is no better place to start.
So now if you live in Berwickshire and are looking for a date, romance, online chat or a relationship in a town like Duns, Gordon, Launder, you won't need to walk for miles or pay a fortune in bus fares, only to sit alone in a bar or coffee shop.
Thereafter the county's administration was conducted at Duns or Lauder until Greenlaw became the county town in 1596.[1] When a county council was established in 1890 the county town once more became Duns, where the former county's Sheriff Court still sits, and where the Scottish Borders Council still maintains a principal set of offices.
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 UK Genealogy Interests Directory
Berwickshire, Scotland, home of the Border Reivers, lawless bandits whoravaged the border between Scotland and England for four hundred years....
Welcome To Berwickshire, Scotland The heart of Reiver Land The Great Cursing Translated Version       "The mark of a Scot is that he remembers and cherishes the memories of his forebears, good or bad...
Borders FHS promotes genealogy and family history in the counties of Roxburghshire, Berwickshire, Selkirkshire and Peeblesshire, (now Scottish Borders) in SE Scotland....
www.ukgid.com /links/berwickshire.html   (95 words)

 Berwickshire & North Northumberland Coast European Marine Site
Since the designation of the Berwickshire and North Northumberland Coast European Marine Site in 1998 a great deal of progress has been made in setting up systems to protect the site from environmental damage and secure its future protection.
The rocky shore is a fascinating place to bring a school group and always popular with children.
The tidal range on the Northumberland and Berwickshire coast is not massive but care should still be taken to avoid any situation where you may be cut off by a rising tide.
www.xbordercurrents.com /education.html   (853 words)

 Amazon.com for America - Search Results - Books   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Exclusiveness in religion: A sermon preached in the parish church of Hutton, Berwickshire, on 21st June 1871 by Robert Kirke
Ancestors and descendants of Philip and Euphemia (Brown) Melrose of Berwickshire, Scotland by George William Andrews
The Erskine Halcro genealogy: A genealogical study of the ancestors, kindred, and descendants of the Rev. Henry Erskine, of Chirnside, Berwickshire, 1624-1696,...
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 Paintball berwickshire, paintball sites in berwickshire
Each paintball park is unique in what it has to offer which can be from woodland to urban and sometimes indoor.
Berwickshire is an ideal place for paintball games in the UK with some of the best sites available.
Some paintball sites in Berwickshire allow you just to turn up on the day but they are very few.
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