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; and there burns alive in him a sense of identity with the dead even to the twentieth generation."

-- Robert Louis Stevenson --

 

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DATABASES ONSITE

RESEARCH LINKS

RESEARCH LINKS

Cemeteries

A list for this shire.

Started by Anne Hupert. 

Leslie Robertson gave permission to link to this website of cemetery transcriptions and tombstone photos for several cemeteries on the list.

Census for Berwickshire

Prisoners Search Rosters for Bridewell Jail held prisoners, men, women and children to 8 years old.

While most committed petty crimes,  stealing could get you hanged.

As you review the list of prisoners, note that none of them were rich.

Church Parishes.

A database of all parishes in Scotland with photo of main church in each.

Family Group Sheets

Record for Adam Lothian

Note: this family later emigrated to Canada

FreeGen

Church History and Structure

Larger chart:
Thanks to Reverend Andrews

Robert The Bruce.  

Scotland's People

Tammy The Miller's Horse

Search online records

Surnames of Berwickshire

Scottish Family Records

History, Kings of Scotland

United Kingdom and Ireland Searches

Did your ancestors emigrate to Ireland?

If so, where did they settle?

Scottish Family History Genuki

Old Highland Flings, some links still work.

Gateway To Scotland

Order Berwickshire Records

Tara's BMD for the Borders Area

Churches of Scotland in Berwickshire.

Cairns Directory of Berwick Upon Tweed 1807

History index page

The history index contains a section entitled "Fun Histories." which contain stories about Celts, Romans and Vikings in Scotland. 

Not too surprising that Vikings from Sweden, often at odds with the Danes, settle in the border areas and joined The Reiver Culture.

Also find

Battles of Scotland.

Archbishop's curse on Reivers, in Scots and English languages.

Lineage of Kings and Queens of Scotland.


  
 

 

GENUKI United Kingdom

GENUKI for Scotland

Scotland BDM

Simply Scotland

Scottish Archives Network

Scott Clan Cemeteries

Archives of WorldGenWeb

Scots Origins, a new website

 

 

TRANSCRIPTIONS WANTED

VOLUNTEERS

 
 

Cemeteries, photo or text

Obituaries

Mortuary Lists

Census by county or parish

Marriage Records

Church Lists with photos

Land Records

Assorted short histories.

Biographies of important people

Wills

If you have such records and want to share, please contact:

Record Databases

 

Take charge of a Berwickshire Project 

Pick a project and select your own volunteers and I will post your information with credit. Webmaster

We have existing Berwickshire Projects that need transcribers and managers. On project is Highland Flings started as a group project in 1997, but last updated in 2002.

MAILING LISTS

Border-L Mail for Anglo-Scot border

Scotland-L Mail For All of Scotland

Berwickshire  Gazetteer

Scotland Gazetteer

Electric Scotland, an ALL SCOTLAND

Simply Scottish, of Scottish Things

 

We needs volunteers to do look-ups for reader requests by e-mail, to transcribe cemeteries and other public records for display on this website.

If you wish to share genealogical resources and time, please join the team and really enjoy your genealogy experiences. 

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