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LYNE [parish] Parish of Lyne
Parish of Lyne
Lyne & Megget
Lyne & Megget
Lyne & Megget
Lyne & Megget
Lyne & Megget
Sheriffs List of Parishes
Johnston's Co. [County] Map
Old Stat. Acct. [Statistical Account]
New Statistical Account
Oliver & Boyd's Almanack
Chalmers Caledonia
Fullarton's Gazr [Gazetteer]
Origines Parochiales Scotiae
Valn [Valuation] Roll of Co [County]
008 ; 012 ; 020 ; 021 ; 024 ; 025 ; 026 ; 027 [Situation] Near the Centre of the County of Peebles
The parish of Lyne and Megget consists of two distinct portions or parts distant about 14 miles apart by roadway having the parish of Manor and part of the parishes of Stobo and Peebles intervening between them. The old parish of Lyne which is the northern part is the smallest of the two although it may be considered the principal part as it contains the parish Church and Manse. The southern district or of old the parish of Megget was annexed to it in the year 1621. In the 12th Century Lyne was a chapelry depended on Stobo. This part is bounded on the west by Newlands on the north by Eddleston on the east & S.E. [South East] by Peebles and on the south by Stobo. The Lyne which enters the Tweed within this County SKirts the northern part of Lyne & Megget through its whole extent from the western to the eastern extremity of it. A Stripe of low ground stretches along the Lyne Sharp and gravelly in its soil and bleak and naked in its aspect but [continued over]

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Parish of Lyne & Megget (Northern Part)

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