BUCKHOLMSIDE, a village, in the quoad sacra parish of Ladhope, parish of Melrose, county of Roxburgh; containing 396 inhabitants. This place is situated on the east side of the river Gala, and, though within the parish of Melrose, is more properly an appendage of Galashiels, with which town it is connected by a stone bridge, and in the manufactures of which the greater part of the population is employed. There is a school in the village, for which a comfortable house has been built by the heritors.

A Topographical dictionary of Scotland. . 1856.

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  • Ladhope —    LADHOPE, lately a quoad sacra parish, in the parish and district of Melrose, county of Roxburgh; containing, with the villages of Buckholmside, Comely Bank, and Darlingshaugh, 2367 inhabitants. This district is situated in the western part of… …   A Topographical dictionary of Scotland

  • Melrose —    MELROSE, a market town and parish, and anciently a burgh of barony, in the district of Melrose, county of Roxburgh; including the villages of Buckholmside, Darlingshaugh, Darnick, Gattonside, Newstead, and Newtown; and containing 5331… …   A Topographical dictionary of Scotland

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