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TRAQUAIR 018 St Bride's Kirk, or Kirkbride. In Bagimont's Roll, there are the Rectoria de Kirkbride, valued at £5.6.8; & the vicaria de Kirkbride at £2.13.4, lying without the church of Glasgow & Deanry of Peebles - After the Reformation the advowson went to the Crown with which it still remains, The present church was built in 1785, - (vide Chalmers Caledonia). - The part of the Parish of Kailzie or Hope Kailzie lying south of the Tweed was annexed to Traquair in 1674. -

Traquair appears to have been a distinct Sheriffwick & Bailiewick. In the Newbatle Charter, 30. Simon the son of MacBeth is styled "Vicecomes de Travequeyr" in 1184. (Chalmers Caledonia) - The two Sheriffships of Traquair & Peebles appear to have been united about the beginning of the 14th Century. -

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