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Berwickshire Genealogy


"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
Genuki - Berwickshire
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Neighbouring Counties
Roxburgh, Peebles and Mid-Lothian
Berwickshire GenWeb
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find local resources and reference information
Archives and Libraries
Scottish Borders Archive and Local History Centre  
Berwickshire Message Board
post and read about Berwickshire genealogy with other researchers
Local Genealogy Societies & Groups
Cyndi's List - Berwickshire
largest private collection
of genealogy links on the web

Genealogy Record Sources

many of these sites can provide source record information of ancestors:
800 Million Name UK Database
search 800 million UK (including Scotland) records in over 60 individual databases
Berwick Deaths; 1881 , 1868, 1872 , 1855
transcribed from microfilmed copies of the Death Register of Scotland
War Memorials
Roll-of-Honour - Berwickshire
Berwickshire war memorials and rolls of honour
General Register for Scotland - Scotlands People Database
Pay Per View - Government index of Scottish births and baptisms 1553-1904,
marriages 1553-1929 , deaths 1855 - 1954 and censuses 1871- 1901
Scottish Historical Records Database Search
search over 40 databases including 1841-1901 censuses, emigration records, passenger lists, city directories
links to cemetery transcriptions here
FreeCen - Berwickshire
1841-1891 Census transcriptions by volunteers

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