Selkirkshire Archives and Libraries

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For a list of archives and libraries on the national level, go to the Scotland Archives and Libraries page.

Archives[edit | edit source]

Scottish Borders Archive and Local History Service
Heritage Hub
Kirkstile
Hawick, Roxburghshire TD9 0AE UK
Telephone: 01450 360699
Email: archives@liveborders1.org.uk
Website: Scottish Borders Archive and Local History Service
Website #2: Scottish Borders Archive and Local History Service

Archives are the records that have been created by people, families, businesses and other organisations. They can be hand written papers, illustrations, books, letters, diaries, photographs or sound and audio visual recordings.
The Heritage Hub is the home of the Scottish Borders Archive and Local History Service. It cares for a wide range of archive documents from the four historic counties of Berwickshire, Peeblesshire, Roxburghshire, and Selkirkshire.

Libraries[edit | edit source]

Galashiels Library
Lawyers Brae
Galashiels TD1 3JQ UK
Telephone: 01896 664 170
Email: libgalashiels@liveborders1.org.uk
Website: Galashiels Library

Selkirk Library
Ettrick Terrace
Selkirk TD7 4LE UK
Telephone: 01750 726 410
Email: libselkirk@scotborders.gov.uk
Website: Selkirk Library

For a list of Selkirkshire libraries, go to List of libraries in Scotland in Wikipedia. Scroll to Scottish Borders. The parishes in historic Selkirkshire are listed in the FamilySearch Research Wiki.

Museum[edit | edit source]

Old Gala House
Scott Crescent
Galashiels TD1 3JS UK
Telephone: 01896 752611
Email: museums@scotborders.gov.uk
Website: Old Gala House
Website #2: Old Gala House

For a list of Selkirkshire museums, go to List of museums in Scotland in Wikipedia. Scroll to Scottish Borders. The parishes in historic Selkirkshire are listed in the FamilySearch Research Wiki.