Descriptive gazetteer entries

These other entries in our collection of descriptive gazetteers are also about Hawick. You may be able to find further references to Hawick in the descriptive gazetteers by doing a full-text search here.

Place Type of entry Source
Hawick a parliamentary and municipal burgh Groome

This additional information from our descriptive gazetteers is for locations within the parish or parishes associated with Hawick.

Place Type of entry Source
Branxholm a mansion, formerly a feudal castle Groome
Goldielands Bartholomew
Goldielands a Border peelhouse Groome
Hassendean railway station Bartholomew
Stobs railway station Bartholomew

Travel writing

This website includes the complete texts of books describing journeys around Britain, written between the twelfth and nineteenth centuries. Selecting one of the links below will take you to the first reference to Hawick within the selected text. This will not always be a description of a visit: travellers often mention places other than where they are, for example as a basis for comparison.

Traveller Section No. of Refs.
Robert Gammage To Scotland in 1843 6

This website includes two large libraries, of historical travel writing and of entries from nineteenth century gazetteers describing places. We have text from these sources available for these places near your location:

Place Mentioned in Travel Writing Mentioned in Hist. Gazetteer
Wilton 0 2
Kirktown 0 2
Cavers 0 2
Hassendean 0 2
Roberton 0 2
Denholm 0 2
Ashkirk 0 2
Minto 0 2
Bonchester Bridge 0 2
Hobkirk 0 2
Bedrule 0 2
Lilliesleaf 0 2
Abbotrule 0 2
Teviothead 0 2
Caerlanrig 0 2
Southdean 0 2
Selkirk 2 2
Philiphaugh 0 2
Kirkhope 0 2
Longnewton 0 2