The history of the Scottish Borders plays an important part in the country's background, from the Scottish Wars of Independence to Jacobite Risings and raids by the Borders Reivers. Find out if your ancestors lived in this region and were involved in the history.
Why not take the opportunity to uncover your Scottish Borders ancestry by consulting the archives of the Heritage Hub in the Heart of Hawick which date back 750 years? Trace your family tree and learn about the evolution of the Scottish Borders communities, their industries and people.
The Heritage Hub is one of the most advanced facilities of its kind in the UK. This treasure trove of archive material illustrates how the region developed over the centuries and contains collections that illuminate the lives of famous locals.