West Linton  Peebles Shire


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

Linton, West, par. and vil. (ry. sta. Broomlee), in NW. of Peeblesshire - par., 23,256 ac., pop. 1117; vil., on Lyne Water, ½ mile NW. of Broomlee sta. and 15 miles (by road) SW. of Edinburgh, pop. 434; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank; was once known as Linton Roderick or Rutherick.

West Linton through time

West Linton 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 West Linton itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 27th May 2024

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