Gretna Green, Scotland

Kearsley's Traveller's Entertaining Guide Through Great Britain (1803):

Gretna Green, Dumfris-shire, Scotland.

A village near the mouth of the river Esk.It has been much celebrated since the marriage-act as the resort of young people who chose to be married without the consent of their parents of guardians.The ceremony is now performed by a blacksmith

Inn: Gretna Hall.

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 Chapter 31 
We were within a few hours of eloping together for Scotland. The treachery, or the folly, of my cousin's maid betrayed us. I was banished to the house of a relation far distant, and she was allowed no liberty, no society, no amusement, till my father's point was gained.

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