- SIMPRIN, county of Berwick.See Swinton.
A Topographical dictionary of Scotland. Samuel Lewis. 1856.
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Thomas Boston — (March 17, 1676 May 20, 1732), was a Scottish church leader.He was born at Duns. His father, John Boston, and his mother, Alison Trotter, were both Covenanters. He was educated at Edinburgh, and licensed in 1697 by the presbytery of Chirnside. In … Wikipedia
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Alexander Lauder of Blyth — Sir Alexander Lauder of Blyth, Knt., (died September 9, 1513) was Provost of Edinburgh almost continually from 1500 to 1513. He was Commissioner to the Scottish Parliament, 1504 06, and an Auditor of the Exchequer in Scotland. He appears to have… … Wikipedia
Landreth — This rare and interesting surname, first recorded in Berwickshire, Scotland, towards the end of the 17th Century, is believed to be of topographical origin from residence in a glade with a stream. The component elements of the name are Old… … Surnames reference
Landrick — This rare and interesting surname, first recorded in Berwickshire, Scotland, towards the end of the 17th Century, is believed to be of topographical origin from residence in a glade with a stream. The component elements of the name are Old… … Surnames reference
Boston, Thomas — (1677 1732) Scottish divine, was successively schoolmaster at Glencairn, and minister of Simprin in Berwickshire, and Ettrick in Selkirkshire. In addition to his best known work, The Fourfold State, one of the religious classics of Scotland,… … Short biographical dictionary of English literature