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Bonjedward, Roxburghshire

Historical Description

BONJEDWARD, a village, in the parish and district of Jedburgh, county of Roxburgh; containing 107 inhabitants. This was formerly one of the seats of the Douglas family, who had a stronghold in the village, which was demolished in the course of the last century. The village is pleasantly situated, and the lands are fertile and in good cultivation; there are some corn-mills here, and the inhabitants are chiefly employed in agriculture.

Transcribed from A Topographical Dictionary of Scotland, 1851 by Samuel Lewis