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Ettrick (Parish) Ettrick (Ph) [Parish] Chalmers Caledonia
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013; 014; 017; 018; 020; 021 In a charter of Alexander II to the Monks of Kelso, the Ettrick of Selkirkshire is repeatedly mentioned by the various names of "Ettrick and Ethyrie" - the name is of doubtful origin - Eitrigh in Gaelic, signifies a furrow or trench - Eithrach in the same language means a wilderness.
A gain, the Ed. of the language of the British Aborigenes signifies a current, and Terig , mud; both names being characteristic of this river when its waters are raised and agitated by the Mountain Torrents.
Ettricks is bounded on the north by the parish of Yarrow and touched by Meggat, in Peebles-shire, South and West by the parishes of Moffat & Eskdalemuir in

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Parish of Ettrick W Beatty

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