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Our archive and search room is now open on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10am to 4pm. Keep up to date via our Facebook page and Twitter.


Research Service - Need advice or assistance to research your Borders ancestors? Our Society volunteers can help with your queries. There is a charge for this service.
Archive and Search Room - Society Archive and Search Room at 52 Overhaugh St, Galashiels, TD1 1DP.
See the linked page for opening times and other details.
Article Index  - Index of articles published in the Society's magazine up to the latest published issue.
Articles for free  - These are examples of articles from our past magazines, and other articles that can be downloaded at no cost.
Books and Pamphlets - Books and Pamphlets in our Archive.
CDs - CDs in our Archive.
Family Tree Index - Index of surnames in the paper Family Trees (Pedigree Charts).
Gravestones Index - Index of surnames in the Society's Monumental Inscriptions publications.
Interests Logon - Providing you have registered, logon to record your genealogical interests.
Interests Surname Search - Index of surnames in which interests have been recorded.
Microfiche Catalogue - Microfiche sheets and microfilms which can be used on the microfiche readers or the microfiche reader/printer in the Archive.
Poor Law Records Index - Index of names (forename and surname), birth places, and residences in the Society's Poor Law Records publications.
Queries - Queries submitted by members and non-members.
Register to record Interests - Would you like to record your genealogical interests, so that people who are interested in the same surnames, locations, and time periods can contact you ? This facility is for everyone to use, free of charge. You need to have an email address to register.