Stow  Selkirkshire


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

Stow, vil. with ry. sta., Edinburghshire, and par., partly also in Selkirkshire - par., 36,843 ac., pop. 2395; vil., on Gala Water, 6f miles N. of Galashiels and 26¾ miles SE. of Edinburgh by rail, pop. 440; has a town-hall and woollen mills.

Stow through time

Stow 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 Stow itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 26th June 2022

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