Wednesday, 6 October 2010
Melrose Abbey and Parish
The Parish of Melrose is 7 miles long by 5-7miles broad and besides the town has several small villages. The Scottish Genealogy Society and the Border Family History Society have monumental inscriptions for the abbey and local graveyards. Interestingly the 1831 census for Melrose has survived in the kirk session records CH2/386/19.
Melrose Parish. District No: 799
Commissary Court. Peebles CC18
Sheriff Court. Jedburgh SC62