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Arts and crafts in Borders

has a population of around 114,000 and covers approximately 1,826 square miles. Here is a list of counties in Borders: Scottish Borders

James Augustus Henry Murray

(Born 1837 in Denholm in Scottish Borders), Nonfiction

Murray was the editor of the Oxford English Dictionary between 1879 and his death in 1915. It is interesting to note that he left school at 14 because his parents could not afford the school feel.

James Hogg

(Born 1770 in Selkirk in Scottish Borders), Fiction, Poetry

Writing both in English and Scots, Hogg wrote poetry, short stories, satirical sermons, essays and an unautorised biography of Sir Walter Scott.