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Gattonside Scotland

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Information on the village of Gattonside, near Melrose in Scotland.

History of Gattonside

Main Street, Gattonside

Name - The origin of the name is in doubt. It is recorded as Galtuneside in 1124, but the origin of the first part is not known. Being on a south-facing slope, it was the place where the monks had their orchards.

Graveyard Record - There is no graveyard in Gattonside. Melrose graveyards were and are used.

Places of interest

Famous People Associated

Further Reading - 'Old Gattonside' by Anne E Campbell (1966 reprinted 1996)