List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
Ettrick Forest Ettrick Forest Chalmers Caledonia
Fullerton's Gazetteer
New Statistical Account.
015; 019 A popular, poetic & historical name for the whole or chief part of Selkirkshire. All the country watered by the Ettrick, the Yarrow and the Kindred districts watered by the Cadon, northward of the Tweed, besides the upper ward of Clydesdale, were anciently a literal Forest, the remains of the ancient Caledonian Forest. The most numerous woods were Oaks, mingled with Birch & Hazel.
Excepting a few Straggling thorns, and some Solitary birches, no traces of 'Ettricke Foreste Fair' now remain, although, wherever protected from the Sheep, Copses soon arise with any planting.

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W. Beatty

R. Burnaby
Cap. [Captain] R. E. [Royal Engineers]
31 Dec 1858.

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