"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..several large towns and villages, as Dunse, Coldstream,
Coldingham, Ayton, Eyemouth. It is divided in to 32 parochial districts:
and contains, by the late enumeration in 1801, 30206 inhabitants" from Gazetteer of Scotland 1806, Edinburgh