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Abbotrule Churchyard: List of Surnames

A list of monumental inscriptions in Abbotrule Churchyard was published in the 1964 volume of the Hawick Archaeological Society's transactions. According to this article the cemetery continued to be used until the middle of the 19th century.

In case it might be of use to researchers, a list of the surnames appearing on the gravestones in this list is included here. Researchers are advised to consult the 1964 article for full details of the gravestone inscriptions. This may be available, for example, via Inter-Library Loan.

  • Anderson
  • Andrum
  • Bell
  • Cockburn
  • Coltherd
  • Common
  • Cowlard
  • Cranston
  • Donaldson
  • Easton
  • Elliot
  • Hall
  • Henderson
  • Learmont
  • Mair
  • Nichol
  • Oliver
  • Plendergast
  • Pot
  • Purvis
  • Rennick
  • Scott
  • Stephenson
  • Steward
  • Stewart
  • Storie
  • Story
  • Tait
  • Turnbull
  • Walker
  • Willki