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Peebleshire Genealogy


"Peeblesshire (or Tweeddale), an inland co. in the SE. of Scotland, bounded N. and NE. by Edinburghshire, E. and SE. by Selkirkshire, S. by Dumfriesshire, and W. by Lanarkshire; greatest length, N. and S., 29 miles; greatest breadth, B. and W., 21 miles; area, 226,890 ac., pop. 13,822. From the narrow central valley of the Tweed the surface rises into hills and mountains, with fertile valleys or deep gorges between the ridges."
from John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles 1887
Genuki - Peebleshire
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on the net for UK
Neighbouring Counties
Selkirkshire, Dumfriesshire, Lanarkshire
Peebleshire GenWeb
maintained by volunteers in an effort to help researchers
find local resources and reference information
Archives and Libraries

National Archives of Scotland

Scottish Borders Archive and Local History Centre

National Library of Scotland
Peebleshire Message Board
post and read about Peebleshire genealogy with other researcher
Local Genealogy Societies & Groups
Cyndi's List - Peebleshire
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
Peebleshire Parish Registers
War Memorials
Roll-of-Honour - Peebleshire
Peebleshire 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 - Peebleshire
1841-1891 Census transcriptions by volunteers

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