Tweeddale

Tweeddale (Scottish Gaelic: Srath Thuaidh/Tuaidhdail) is a committee area and lieutenancy area in the Scottish Borders with a population of 17,394 at the latest census in 2001 it is the second smallest of the 5 committee areas in the Borders. It is the traditional name for the area drained by the upper reaches of the River Tweed. This area was considered to end before the Yarrow Water flowed into the Tweed, so the area was bounded to the south and east by the Yarrow/Tweed watershed, and to the north and east by the Gala/Tweed watershed.

Tweeddale was also a historic district of Scotland, bordering Teviotdale and the Marches to the east, Liddesdale and Annandale to the south, Clydesdale to the west and Lothian to the north. The district which covered the Sheriffdoms of Peebles and Selkirk later became of the County of Peebles in the north and County of Selkirk or the "Ettrick Forest" in the south, two of the counties of Scotland. The main reorganisation took place during the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1889, this Act established a uniform system of county councils and town councils in Scotland and officially restructured many of Scotland’s counties. (See: History of local government in the United Kingdom)

Read more about TweeddaleTweeddale District

Other articles related to "tweeddale":

Arthur Hay, 9th Marquess Of Tweeddale
... Colonel Arthur Hay, 9th Marquess of Tweeddale (9 November 1824 – 29 December 1878), known before 1862 as Lord Arthur Hay and between 1862 and 1876 as Viscount Walden ... Tweeddale described about 40 species collected by Bock for the first time ...
Crook Inn
... Hawkshaw, their former ancestral home on the hills above Tweeddale and the Fruid Water reservoir ... local opposition and the plans were rejected by the councillors of Tweeddale West in March 2008 ... it as a viable and enduring part of the Upper Tweeddale community, on 16 March, 2012 the Tweedsmuir Community Company secured a binding contract enabling them to buy, renovate and operate The Crook Inn at ...
Tweeddale, Ettrick And Lauderdale (Scottish Parliament Constituency) - Election Results
... Scottish Parliament election, 2007 Tweeddale, Ettrick and Lauderdale Party Candidate Votes % ±% Liberal Democrats Jeremy Purvis 10,656 35.1 +8.1 SNP Christine Grahame 10,058 33.2 +8.3 ...
David Hay, 14th Marquess Of Tweeddale
... Charles David Montagu Hay, 14th Marquis of Tweeddale (born 6 August 1947) is a British peer ... Lord Tweeddale is one of the few British peers ever to succeed an older twin brother in the title ... presumptive is the current Marquess's younger brother, Alistair, Master of Tweeddale ...
List Of Local Government Areas In Scotland 1930 – 1975 - County of Peebles - Landward Districts
... Notes 1975 district Broughton Broughton, Drumelzier, Skirling and Tweedsmuir areas Tweeddale Innerleithen Innerleithen, Traquair and Walkerburn areas Tweeddale Linton Kirkurd, Linton and Newlands areas ...