Old Ordnance Survey Maps of Peeblesshire or Tweeddale
This page summarises the local government organisation of Peeblesshire since 1890.
Peeblesshire was one of Scotland's 34 historic counties before 1890, and it was little altered by a general reorganisation that
year, though it absorbed a small detached enclave of Selkirkshire. The historic county town is Peebles.
In 1890 Roxburghshire had the following Burghs: Peebles (a royal burgh), Innerleithen.
In 1975 there was major reorganisation as the counties were abolished and replaced by 12 Regions. Roxburghshire was amalgamated with
Berwickshire, Roxburghshire and Selkirkshire into the new Scottish Borders Region.
This was a two-tier council, with four districts: Berwickshire, Ettrick & Lauderdale, Roxburgh, and Tweeddale. Peeblesshire became the new district of Tweeddale.
In 1996 there was further reorganisation as the Regions were abolished and replaced by 32 Unitary councils. Scottish Borders became a unitary
council and the districts were abolished. Five committee areas were formed, and the former Tweeddale District area became the Tweeddale committee area.
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