Ancrum  Roxburghshire


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

Ancrum, par. and vil., N. Roxburghshire, on Ale water, 3½ miles NW. of Jedburgh, 10,295 ac. (93½ water), pop. 1360; vil., pop. 430; P.O. In vicinity are Ancrum House and Ancrum Moor, scene of battle in which the English were defeated by the Scots in 1545.

Ancrum through time

Ancrum 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 Ancrum itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 28th May 2022

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