Denholm

   DENHOLM, a village, in the parish of Cavers, Hawick district of the county of Roxburgh, 5 miles (W. by S.) from Jedburgh; containing 696 inhabitants. This place is beautifully situated in the northern part of the parish, on the road from Jedburgh to Hawick, and equi-distant from both towns. The population are employed in stocking-weaving, the work being given out to them by the manufacturers of Hawick. A sub-post-office has been established, and the village has recently been much improved. There are places of worship for members of the Free Church and Congregational Unionists; and one of the parochial schools is in the village, in which is also a subscription library, containing about 900 volumes. Dr. John Leyden, author of the Scenes of Infancy, and famous as an oriental scholar, was born at Denholm.

A Topographical dictionary of Scotland. . 1856.

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