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Newbattle School History and Local Area History

History of the School

The history of the Local Area - by pupils

  • In 1983, pupils at Newbattle High School worked with staff and the community to publish a Local History magazine called Neubottil - Newbattle that involved detailed research into the history of the parish of Newbattle and the surrounding area. The magazine has now been scanned in and is available in full on this website
  • History of the Newbattle Parish

External Local History Links

Midlothian Newbattle Gorebridge Newtongrange
Midlothian Local Studies Library List of Events in Newbattle and Newtongrange Brief history of Gorebridge Gazetteer - photos of Newtongrange
  Wikipedia - Newbattle Abbey Photographs of Gorebridge Newtongrange Silver Band
  Newbattle College - lots of local history Arniston House - tourist information Local football
  Photographs of Newbattle College Crichton Castle - tourist information Newtongrange Star Football Club
  Newbattle Sycamore Tree Borthwick Castle - tourist information Photographs of Newtongrange
  Local War Heroes Dalhousie Castle - tourist information Local Interest - Books for sale
  Battle of Rosslyn 1303 Rosslyn castle - tourist information Links to sites about Newtongrange
  Short piece on Mary Queen of Scots Rosslyn Chapel - full history Timeline of important events relating to Newtongrange
  Wikipedia - brief history of Newbattle High School Oxenfoord Castle treasuredplaces.org.uk - a comments website
  Newbattle at War - a war record of the men from Newbattle Mining History from the Scottish Mining Museum Ancient monuments
    History of Arniston House The Dean Tavern
    Explosion at gunpowder factory SCRAN - a big range of topics and visual material
    Newspaper article - a local interest story from World War I
    Hauntings - the ghost of Borthwick castle Crimes from the 1920s
      undiscovered.com - a good research site