It is certain we have lost the beaver, whose bones have been more than once found in our selkirkshire bogs and marlmosses.
Ettrick and Yarrow between them comprise most of selkirkshire.
Jedwood or Jedworth Forest was part of "the forest" which covered selkirkshire and parts of the counties around.
In 1800 he was appointed Sheriff of selkirkshire, with a salary of £300 a year.
It is preserved by tradition in selkirkshire, and coincides closely with historical fact.
This old woman is still alive, and at present resides at Craig of Douglas, in selkirkshire.
He had become in 1799 independent, though not rich, by being appointed Sheriff of selkirkshire.
For events which happened in his own neighbourhood the Sheriff of selkirkshire is, I suspect, as good a guide as can be found.
The Cockburns of Henderland were an old family of selkirkshire.
The farm of Blackhouse, in selkirkshire, is said to have been the scene of this melancholy event.