Traquair  Peebles Shire


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

Traquair, par. and vil., Peeblesshire - par., 15,327 ac., pop. 754; vil., near confluence of Quair Water and river Tweed, 1½ mile S. of Innerleithen; in vicinity is Traquair House, seat, formerly the residence of the earls of Traquair (1633-1861).

Traquair through time

Traquair 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 Traquair itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 29th January 2022

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