Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for Newtown St Boswells

Newtown St Boswells, vil. with ry. sta. (St Boswells), partly in St Boswells, but chiefly in Melrose par., Roxburghshire, near river Tweed, 3½ miles SE. of Melrose and 40½ miles SE. of Edinburgh, pop. 444; P.O., T.O., 2 Banks; is an important railway junction on the North British Railway system, and has extensive auction marts for live stock.

(John Bartholomew, Gazetteer of the British Isles (1887))

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "village with railway station"   (ADL Feature Type: "populated places")
Administrative units: Melrose ScoP       Roxburghshire ScoCnty
Place: Newtown

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