Ettleton Cemetery Inscriptions

One of our readers has kindly provided us with a document detailing the burials at Ettleton Cemetery in Newcastleton. Newcastleton sits on the … [Read more...]

Kinmont Willie and Thomas Lord Scrope

William Armstrong of Kinmont, immortalised by Sir Walter Scott in his ‘Ballad of Kinmont Willie’, was the most notorious Scottish Border Reiver of the … [Read more...]

Fair Helen of Kirkconnel

In the ancient churchyard of Kirkconnel is the grave of fair Helen Irving and her lover Adam Flemming; The Border Reiver's own Romeo and Juliet. Tom … [Read more...]