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JEDBURGH [parish] Jedburgh Walkers Map of Scotland
Johnston's Map of Roxburghshire
Blackwood's Map of Roxburghshire
14; 15; 20; 21; 22; 26; 27 [Situation] Near the centre of the County of Roxburgh.
The name of this Parish was originally written Gedworth and Jedworth, - Jeddart being the vernacular at this time. - Ged said to have been written Gad the name of a stream in the district and weorth - a hamlet - Saxon - have originated a conjecture that here was situated the principal seat of the Gadeni - a tribe who inhabited the district between the River Teviot and Northumberlandshire.
The Parish of Jedburgh consists of three detached portions, - the upper or larger of which is bounded on the North by Ancrum, Crailing and Eckford Parishes, on the East by Hownam and Oxnam, on the South by Southdean and Hobkirk and on the West by Bedrule, the middle or smallest division is surrounded by Southdean except on the North-East where Oxnam Ph. [Parish] bounds it - the Southern or lower portion is bounded on the North and East by Oxnam, on the South by Northumbrlandshire and on the West by Southdean, - the Areas of which divisions respectively are about 16,050 Acres - 537 Acres - and 6,085 Acres - making thus a total area for the Parish of 22,672 Impl. [Imperial] Acres; of which about 13,036 may be arable - situate for the most part in the northern district, 6,436 rough pasture, chiefly in the southern division and 2,300 Wood. - The surface of the upper is agreeably diversified

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Parish of Jedburgh
County of Roxburgh

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