Collier's New Encyclopedia (1921)/Abbotsford

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ABBOTSFORD, the home of Sir Walter Scott, situated on the S. bank of the Tweed, and a few miles above Melrose. It takes its name from a ford formerly used by the monks of Melrose.

Source: Collier's New Encyclopedia 1. (1921) New York: P.F. Collier & Son Company. 4.