The Borders Family History Society has published a CD of Bowden monumental inscriptions.
The Scottish Genealogy Society has a listing of pre-1855 monumental inscriptions in Bowden churchyard. This is part of the society's collection of unpublished monumental inscription listings and may be viewed at the society's library in Edinburgh.
Nigel Hardie has transcribed and published parish of Ancrum mortcloth records for 1697-1803.
The Bowden Village website includes photographs and a history of the parish.
You can see pictures of Bowden which are provided by:
Ordnance Survey maps covering Bowden include:
- Landranger 73: Peebles, Galashiels & surrounding area - scale 1:50000, or 1.25inch:1mile, or 2cm:1km
- Outdoor Leisure 44: Tweed Valley (Peebles to St Boswells) - scale 1:25000, or 2.5inch:1mile, or 4cm:1km
Bowden is also covered by an old Victorian one-inch to the mile Ordnance Survey map published by Caledonian Maps. The relevant sheet is sheet number 25 "Kelso & Melrose" which also includes Earlston, Galashiels, Gordon, Greenlaw, Lauder, Polwarth, Roxburgh, St Boswells, Selkirk and Westruther.
You can see maps centred on OS grid reference NT537290 (Lat/Lon: 55.552763, -2.735591), Bowden which are provided by: