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Murray of Stanhope

Peeblesshire Maps

Old Peeblesshire

Clicking on the map thumbnail photos will result in a VERY LARGE .gif file.  Patience in opening these files is necessary, so if you click the map; go get a bite to eat, read the newspaper, take a nap, and eventually you may find a valuable tool for your research of Peeblesshire.


This map is from A HISTORY OF PEEBLESSHIRE, by William Chambers of Glenormiston.  Chambers gives credit for the map to Timothy Pont who surveyed the county in 1608.  It was originally included in BLAEV's ATLAS that was published in 1654.



This map of the County of Peebles or Tweeddale is from THE GENERAL VIEW OF THE AGRICULTURE OF THE COUNTY OF PEEBLES, by the Reverend Mr. Charles Findlater, Minister of the Parish of Newlands.  The book and the map were printed in Edinburgh, Scotland in 1802 by D. Willison.




This map is from A HISTORY OF PEEBLESSHIRE, by William Chambers of Glenormiston.  Chambers gives credit for the map to John Bartholomew, F.R.G.S.  It was printed by R. and R. Clark in Edinburgh and published by William and Robert Chambers in 1864.