Place:


Cavers  Roxburghshire

 

In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Cavers like this:

Cavers, par., S. Roxburghshire, 2 miles NE. of Hawick, 18,254 ac., pop. 1318; contains Cavers House, an old seat of the Douglases. John Leyden, the scholar-poet (1775-1811), was a native.

The location is that of Cavers church, near Cavers House.

Cavers through time

Cavers is now part of Scottish Borders district. Click here for graphs and data of how Scottish Borders has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Cavers itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Cavers, in Scottish Borders and Roxburghshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/17131

Date accessed: 23rd August 2019


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