Showcase

This page showcases a small selection of the archives held at the Heritage Hub.

Walter Mason Collection relating to the Royal Burgh of Selkirk. 1654-1955.


The majority of this archive was created by the town clerks and public notaries of Selkirk, who also acted as solicitors. It contains a large quantity of legal and financial documents produced or received by writers in Selkirk from the late eighteenth to the mid nineteenth century. It also contains papers concerning the Selkirkshire Yeomanry Cavalry and Militia, the Selkirk Prison Board and the construction and repair of dykes and roads, as well as oaths of allegiance to the King and the Magistrates and Town Council of Selkirk.
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Aimers McLean & Co Ltd records. 1845-1980.

The records in this collection cover the operational and production elements of Aimers McLean & Co Ltd, Galashiels, mechanical engineers and machinery manufacturers. They detail contracts they tendered for or undertook and include administrative, financial and technical records.
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Burgh of Hawick Archive. 1537-c.1984.


This archive contains town chartularies, town minute books with indexes, reports of Burgh committees and officials, abstracts of the accounts of the town council, police records, property and housing records and licensing registers, as well as invitations to the Common Riding, newspaper cuttings and the declaration of Hawick's twinning with Bailleul.
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Burgh of Duns Archive. c.1665-2000.

This archive comprises a wealth of material relating to the burgh, including Duns police commissioners, bailie court and town council minute and letter books, accounts, Dean of Guild Court records, plans and minute books of the Burgh's incorporated trades.
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Kelso Silver Band Archive. 1948-Jan 1975.


The decision to form a town band was made at Kelso Town Hall on 24 Sep 1948. This archive includes a minute book, attendance register, correspondence and records concerning fundraising for Kelso Silver Band.
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