Bowden  Roxburghshire


In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Bowden like this:

Bowden.-- par. and vil., NW. Roxburghshire, 1 mile W. of St Boswells ry. sta. and 3 miles S. of Melrose, 7667 ac., pop. 769; P.O. The vil. contains an ancient cross, and ruins or sites of old Border keeps. In the church aisle the Dukes of Roxburghe have their burial-place.

Bowden through time

Bowden is now part of Scottish Borders district. Click here for graphs and data of how Scottish Borders has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Bowden itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Bowden, in Scottish Borders and Roxburghshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 27th January 2022

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