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  SELKIRKSHIRE - LoveToKnow Article on SELKIRKSHIRE
Selkirkshire combines with Peeblesshire to return a member to Parliament, and the county town and royal burgh of Selkirk and the municipal burgh of Galashiels united with Hawick (in Roxburghshire) to constitute the Border or Hawick group of parliamentary burghs.
History and Antiquities.There are no Roman remains in Selkirkshire, the natives probably being held in check from the station at Newstead near the Eildons.
BInLIoGitApHy.Sir George Douglas, Roxburgh, Selkirk and Peebles (Edinburgh, 1899); T. Craig-Brown, History of Selkirkshire; George Reaveley, History of Galashiels (Galashiels, 1875); William Angus, Flinch and Yarrow (Selkirk, 1894); W. Crockett, The Scott Country (Edinburgh, 1902); In Praise of Tweed (Selkirk, 1899); J. Russell, Reminiscences of Yarrow (2nd ed., Selkirk, 1894).
www.1911encyclopedia.org /S/SE/SELKIRKSHIRE.htm   (1607 words)

  
 GENUKI: Selkirkshire
"SELKIRKSHIRE is of an irregular figure, extending 20 miles in length, bounded on the N. by Peebles-shire; on the E. by Berwickshire; on the S.E. and S. by Roxburghshire; on the S.W. by Dumfries-shire; and on the W. by Peebles.
This county was formerly named the sheriffdom of Etterick forest, being covered with an extensive wood, which was stocked by great herds of red and fallow deer kept by the Scotish princes for the chace, who had houses for themselves and their train in different parts of the country.
Graham and Emma Maxwell are transcribing and indexing the 1841 and 1851 Selkirkshire census returns.
www.genuki.org.uk /big/sct/SEL   (2620 words)

  
 Ship Modelers Association - Famous Ships
The SELKIRKSHIRE was one of the most shapely and prettiest of barques ever launched, and she possessed an astonishing turn of speed.
SELKIRKSHIRE's first commander was Captain Anderson; he was succeeded by Captain Hugh Brabender, who had her from 1885 to 1899, then Captain J. Houghton had her until 1905.
The SELKIRKSHIRE was as smart as a tea clipper when on a wind, for she would go 13 knots with her yards hard on the backstays.
www.ship-modelers-assn.org /fam9904.htm   (712 words)

  
 Selkirkshire
The event is remembered every year in the Selkirk Common Riding and the Casting of the Colours, which is followed most movingly by the playing of the Flowers of the Forest, Selkirk's own haunting lament to the fallen not only of Flodden but of all wars since.
Even today Selkirkshire is heavily wooded and the old Ettrick Forest, which used to cover much of the county, gave refuge to generations of reivers, outlaws, and other fugitives from justice.
Being a border county Selkirkshire was of course closely associated with the Border Reivers (Raiders), and one of the most outstanding features of the county's biggest town, Galashiels, is a massive mounted Reiver sculpted by local man Thomas Clapperton.
www.mearnscraft.co.uk /selkirk.htm   (593 words)

  
 Dating Selkirkshire with Date the UK
So if you live in Selkirkshire and are looking for a date, romance, online chat or a relationship in a town like Selkirk, then there is no better place to start.
Dating Online in Selkirkshire UK We think that Date the UK is the best online dating site in the UK - just click on the links on the left to find out more.
So now if you live in Selkirkshire and are looking for a date, romance, online chat or a relationship in a town like Selkirk, 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.
www.datetheuk.com /uk/dating-Selkirkshire.asp   (839 words)

  
 “SELKIRKSHIRE” OF THE GLASGOW “SHIRE” LINK   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The Selkirkshire was one of the most shapely and prettiest barques ever launched, and she possessed an astonishing turn of speed, her best 24 hour run being 315 miles, she is reported to have frequently sailed in excess of 16 knots.
The Selkirkshire, smart as a tea clipper when on a wind, could go 13 knots with her yards hard on the backstays.
The only time the Selkirkshire was in serious trouble was in 1894 bound out to Sydney Australia from New York USA she went over on her beam ends and so much water got below that, out of 2,000 cases of kerosene, no less than 1,114 were irretrievably damaged.
www.netserv.net.au /emeaco/FamilyHistory/shipsqld.htm   (779 words)

  
 Web Selkirkshire at Local.co.uk
SELKIRKSHIRE "SELKIRKSHIRE is of an irregular figure, extending 20 miles in length, bounded on the N. by Peebles-shire; on the E. by Berwickshire; on the S.E. and S. by Roxburghshire; on the S.W. by Dumfries-shire; and on the W. by Peebles.
Selkirkshire - one of a series of highly detailed needlecraft maps produced in Scotland by Mearnscraft Scottish Cross Stitch Kits.
Selkirkshire Genealogy Project Genealogy and History Resources Bulletin Boards and Surname Resource Pages Submit and View Queries and Surnames Submit a Query or Surnames for your lost Renfrewshire Scotland ancestor.
www.local.co.uk /Selkirkshire/Web   (313 words)

  
 SELKIRKSHIRE Labels UK
Mercian Labels are one of the leading suppliers of self adhesive labels to SELKIRKSHIRE.
You want a fast service to SELKIRKSHIRE, with most orders being dispatched in 3 working days at no extra charge.
We are one of europes largest hotfoil label printers and are experts in using these machines to produce precisely the labels you are looking for.
www.selfadhesivelabels.com /SELKIRKSHIRE_labels.html   (167 words)

  
 Estate Agents Selkirkshire Homes Flats property for sale in Selkirkshire Homes for sale in Selkirkshire
If you are an Estate agent or Mortgage Broker in Selkirkshire and would like to display your Estate agency or financial services business on this page then please fill in the details using the form below.
If you are looking to buy a property in Selkirkshire eg a flat, house or home for sale in Selkirkshire then please press the button.
If you have come across an Estate Agent in Selkirkshire or anywhere else for that matter, and you think that other people in Selkirkshire or people looking to buy a house or property in Selkirkshire would benefit from this knowledge then please let them know about us.
www.hotels-accommodation-europe.co.uk /estate-agents-properties-selkirkshire.htm   (564 words)

  
 Caravans For Sale in Selkirkshire
We currently have 0 for sale in Selkirkshire C4 Caravans.
We don't currently have any caravans advertised in Selkirkshire.
Click here to pick a neighbouring area, or check back soon - as new caravans are added every day.
www.c4caravans.co.uk /caravans-in-selkirkshire-large-1.php   (54 words)

  
 COWAN in Selkirkshire, Scotland
I will also be adding the parishes surrounding Selkirkshire that have Cowans in the extracted records.
If you want to have your name and email address or website URL added to any of the persons listed in the records here, email me with the details.
Cowans in Ettrick, Galashiels and Kirkhope Parishes, Selkirkshire.
freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com /~valorie/cowan   (260 words)

  
 Hotels in Selkirkshire - Scottish Borders B&B accommodation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Scottish Borders hotels and B&B accommodation: A wide selection of hotels and other bed and breakfast accommodation which can be booked online - full information, prices and photographs - also this guide contains maps and an easy to use searchable database.
Single From £35 pn B&B. Double From £60 pn B&B. The Cross Keys Inn, a family run former 17th century coaching inn situated in the tranquil village of Ettrickbridge, close to the historic Burgh of Selkirk.
The Philipburn Country House is a luxury 4 star hotel situated in the beautiful Scottish Border town of Selkirk.
www.welcomingyou.co.uk /hotels-in-selkirkshire   (171 words)

  
 Cyndi's List - Scotland - Selkirkshire   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
For anyone with a genealogical interest in the county of Selkirkshire, Scotland, including the parishes of Ashkirk, Ettrick, Galashiels, Innerleithen, Kirkhope, Roberton, Selkirk, Stow, Yarrow, and the ancient parishes of Boldside/Boleside/Bowside, Buccleuch, Duchoire, Kirkhope, St Mary's, and Wedale.
The West Marches started c1100 and ceased to exist on the Union of the English and Scottish Crowns in 1603.
Covers the Scottish border counties of Roxburghshire, Berwickshire, Selkirkshire and Peeblesshire.
www.cyndislist.com /sct-sel.htm   (969 words)

  
 UK-GolfGuide.com: A Guide To the Golf Courses and Golf Clubs of the Selkirkshire Region in Scotland
On this page you will find all the towns in Selkirkshire in Scotland having golf clubs in or near them.
Simply click on any given club name to be taken to a detailed information page.
Mention the actual page address or the name and town of the club or course concerned.
www.uk-golfguide.com /scotland/selkirkshire.html   (116 words)

  
 Enterprise Wizard : Food & Drink : Bars : Selkirkshire   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
A bar is an establishment where alcoholic beverages are sold to be drunk on premises.
Bars range from down-and-dirty "dives," little more than a dark room with a counter and some bottles of liquor, to places of entertainment and the elegant watering holes of the elite.
Finest Choice of Bed and Breakfast, Guest Houses, Inns and Hotels in England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales and Rep of Ireland.
www.enterprisewizard.co.uk /bars.asp?zone=84   (179 words)

  
 Scotland Free Census Project > Selkirkshire   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Welcome to the home page for the Selkirkshire Free Census Project.
This project is part of the larger UK Free Census Project (aka FreeCEN).
For information about becoming a transcriber, please email me. Valorie Zimmerman, Selkirkshire Coordinator.
freepages.rootsweb.com /~valorie/Selkirk-1841-FreeCen   (53 words)

  
 Locate Pubs in Selkirkshire, UK
Locate Pubs in Selkirkshire, UK PUBS in Selkirkshire, UK PUBS in Selkirkshire, UK...
Select the town within Selkirkshire that you are looking for a Pub in from the list on the left or use the search function to look for the Pubs you are after.
If you want to add your Pub to this index of Pubs in Selkirkshire, UK then please contact us with the relevant details including contact name etc.
www.uk.bizwhereis.com /Pub/Selkirkshire/index.asp   (140 words)

  
 Galashiels, Selkirkshire - UK companies
Collie and Co., 70 High Street Galashiels, Selkirkshire TD1 1SQ
W.D. Mundell and Son, Meigle Farm Vine Street, Clovenfords, Galashiels, Selkirkshire TD1 3LU
J.G. Runciman and Co., Upper Blainslie Farm Galashiels, Selkirkshire TD1 2PS
www.agregister.co.uk /town-36850.html   (160 words)

  
 Locate Hotels in Selkirkshire, UK
Select the town within Selkirkshire that you are looking for a Hotel in from the list on the left or use the search function to look for the Hotels you are after.
If you want to add your Hotel to this index of Hotels in Selkirkshire, UK then please contact us with the relevant details including contact name etc.
Thank you for using BizWhereIs to look for Hotels in Selkirkshire, UK - we hope you have found it useful!
www.uk.bizwhereis.com /Hotel/Selkirkshire   (140 words)

  
 Beattie - pafc02 - Generated by Personal Ancestral File
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 1881 Census Index Selkirkshire (1993), Page 219,Kirkhope 776-A, 2 7,Film# 0224037, Family History Library, 35 North West Temple Street, Salt Lake City, UT 84150, USA, 6086679.
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 1881 Census Index Selkirkshire (1993), Page 515,Yarrow 779, 1 4,Film# 0224038, Family History Library, 35 North West Temple Street, Salt Lake City, UT 84150, USA, 6086679.
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 1881 Census Index Selkirkshire (1993), Film#0024037 776A ED#2 Page2, Family History Library, 35 North West Temple Street, Salt Lake City, UT 84150, USA, 6086679.
members.shaw.ca /cshale/Beattie/pafc02.htm   (3885 words)

  
 Selkirkshire - ENCYCLOPEDIA - The History Channel UK
Selkirkshire - ENCYCLOPEDIA - The History Channel UK or LOGIN
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THE HISTORY CHANNEL and BIOGRAPHY are trademarks of AandE Television Networks used under license ©2004 AandE Television Networks.
www.thehistorychannel.co.uk /site/search/search.php?word=Selkirks   (167 words)

  
 Galashiels, Selkirkshire companies - UK
Dewar and Co., Galashiels, Selkirkshire, UK Mortgage advice from the whole of the mortgage market.
I D Bureau Services, Galashiels, Selkirkshire, UK Idenity Card Systems and Visitor Management Systems, Scottish Dealers of Magicard, Datacard and Zebra ID Card Printers.
Mitchell (Glass) Ltd, Galashiels, Selkirkshire, UK High quality conservatories, replacement windows and high security doors in timber, PVCu and aluminium.
www.kellysearch.co.uk /gb-town-36850.html   (539 words)

  
 Family Research in Selkirkshire -- UK Genealogy .co.uk
Click the link for a 1:500000 scale map of the area, which you can resize to scales varying from 1:10000 to 1:4000000
We have listed details of some of the major archives and libraries in Selkirkshire.
If you are visiting one of them and need a map simply click the link on the postcode.
www.ukgenealogy.co.uk /sel.htm   (384 words)

  
 Caddonfoot Primary School, Scottish Borders, Selkirkshire
Comments: Caddonfoot Primary School, (Local education authority: Scottish Borders) is a Primary School in Galashiels, Selkirkshire.
Click here to update the details of Caddonfoot Primary School in Selkirkshire, Scottish Borders
Click here to register FREE with Axcis Education Recruitment.
www.axcis.co.uk /20639.html   (137 words)

  
 Roxburgh & Selkirk Battalion, The King's Own Scottish Borderers [UK]
1st Selkirkshire Rifle Volunteer Corps at Galashiels, raised 27 Mar. 1860, aka Gala Forest Rifles; second coy formed 1870
E Company at Coldstream (dets at Ayton, Eyemouth, Chirnside, Swinton and Coldingham), formed from 2nd (Berwickshire) Vol Bn.
H Company at Selkirk (dets at Melrose and St. Boswells) [Selkirkshire]
www.regiments.org /regiments/uk/volmil-scotland/vinf/kosb-4rs.htm   (608 words)

  
 Hotels in Galashiels Selkirkshire accommodation - Galashiels hotels accommodation in Selkirkshire UK
Hotels in Galashiels Selkirkshire accommodation - Galashiels hotels accommodation in Selkirkshire UK Hotels in Galashiels - accommodation in Selkirkshire
For tourist attractions and places to visit in and around Selkirkshire, please use the links at the bottom of the page; also where to eat and drink in Selkirkshire.
Hotels in Galashiels Selkirkshire accommodation - Galashiels hotels accommodation in Selkirkshire UK
www.kayukay.co.uk /galashielshotels.html   (131 words)

  
 Easton   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
My Easton Ancestors of Midlothian, Roxburghshire and Selkirkshire, Scotland
Helen Easton christened 10 Sep 1792 in Selkirk, Selkirkshire
Agnes Easton christened 31 Dec 1794 in Selkirk, Selkirkshire
www.geocities.com /sharon_hawkins_2000/Surnames/e/easton.htm   (79 words)

  
 Church on the Web International Directory - Selkirkshire
Church on the Web International Directory - Selkirkshire
Inspiration, encouragement and support for Christian singles who may or may not feel called to singleness, but who desire to live purposeful lives for Jesus Christ....
If you use these links, we take no responsibility and give no guarantees, warranties or representations, implied or otherwise, for the content or accuracy of these third-party sites.
www.churchontheweb.com /links/selkirkshire.htm   (97 words)

  
 Angecroft, Scotland UK - Selkirkshire caravan site with holiday lodges
Angecroft, Scotland UK - Selkirkshire caravan site with holiday lodges
Welcome to Angecroft Park, the leading Selkirkshire caravan site offering the finest Scottish holiday lodges, log cabins and quality static caravans for hire as well as a range of Scottish holiday lodges, log cabins and new and used caravan holiday homes already sited at the park for sale.
Our Scottish holiday lodges and log cabins are fully equipped and offer luxurious accommodation for up to six people on one of the South of Scotland’s leading caravan parks.
www.angecroftpark.com   (148 words)

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