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Selkirkshire FreeCENsus Project

Census coverage

Data is now online. The complete census returns for Selkirkshire 1841, 1851, 1861 and 1871 are now available for searching at the FreeCEN site.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding the transcriptions, please contact me, .

At this time, it appears that the later census data will not be available for us to transcribe. Therefore, if you are interested in helping with another region in Scotland, or would like more information, please visit the FreeCEN Scotland Web site.

Selkirkshire summary

Records online

1841:
8,125
1851:
9,781
1861:
10,407
1871:
14,334

Parishes online

The following parishes have been transcribed for the years 1841–1871 inclusive:

774
Ettrick
1841–1861
774a
Ettrick
1871 (onwards)
774b
Caddonfoot
1871 (onwards); previously parts of Galashiels, Innerleithen, Selkirk, Stow and Yarrow parishes
775
Galashiels
Part Roxburgh
776
Kirkhope
1871 only: in previous years part of Yarrow
777
Roberton
Part Roxburgh
778
Selkirk
Part Roxburgh
779
Yarrow

Sketch map of Selkirkshire c1845

Map of Selkirkshire c1845