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Information on the village of Newtown St. Boswells in Scotland.

History of Newtown St. Boswells


Main Street, Newtown St. Boswells

Name - Contrary to the obvious, Newtown is very old. It is recorded in 1529, when it was already a well established community. Previously it has been known as Newtoune, Newtown of Eildon, Neuton and Newtown of Dryburgh.

Graveyard Record - There is no graveyard or burial ground at Newtown St Boswells.

Places of interest

  • Dryburgh Abbey (across the Suspension Bridge)

St Cuthbert's Way also passes through Newtown St. Boswells, on its way from Melrose to Lindisfarne.

Articles about Newtown's History