Ettrick  Selkirkshire


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

Ettrick, pastoral par., S. Selkirkshire, 42,357 ac., pop. 397; the church stands on Ettrick Water, 18½ miles SW. of Selkirk. James Hogg (1772-1835), "the Ettrick Shepherd, " was a native, and is buried in the churchyard, where also lies Thomas Boston (1676-1732), author of The Fourfold State.

Ettrick through time

Ettrick 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 Ettrick itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 25th May 2022

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