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Information on the village of Morebattle, near Kelso in Scotland.
Name - the name means the dwelling on the lake - 'mere' being a lake or loch, 'botl' or 'bodl' from the Anglian meaning a house or dwelling. There was a substantial loch between Morebattle and Linton which was drained as part of the nineteenth century agricultural improvements in the area.
Graveyard Record - The Morebattle Church Graveyard has been recorded by the Borders Family History Society in Roxburghshire Monumental Inscriptions Vol II. Hounam and Linton are recorded in Vol I.
Places of Interest
People of Note associated with Morebattle.
St Cuthbert's Way - This long distance walk passes through the village on its way from Melrose to Lindisfarne.
Further Reading - 'Kalewater : A Miscellany' by the Morebattle Millennium