Place:


Borthwick  Midlothian

 

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

Borthwick.-- par. and hamlet, the latter near Fushiebridge ry. sta., SE. Edinburghshire, 9806 ac., pop. 1741; contains Borthwick Castle, a double tower of 15th century, in which Queen Mary resided 3 weeks after her marriage with Bothwell, and from which she fled to Dunbar in the disguise of a page.

Borthwick through time

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

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Borthwick in Midlothian | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: https://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/16923

Date accessed: 17th June 2024


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