Clan Horsburgh is a Scottish clan associated with the region of Peeblesshire. The Horsburghs have a long history in the area and were known for their connections to the village of Eddleston. They were primarily a farming family, and their name is derived from the Old English words “hors” (horse) and “burgh” (fortress or stronghold). Notable figures from Clan Horsburgh include individuals who have made contributions in various fields. One notable figure is Alexander Horsburgh, who served as a respected surgeon and made significant advancements in the field of medicine during the 19th century.