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Health

Baillie, T W. From Boston to Dumfries. The First Surgical Use of Anaesthetic Ether in the Old World, Dumfries, 1969. Easterbtook, C C. The Chronicle of Crichton Royal, 1937. Easterbrook, C C. The Chronicle of…

Education

Anderson, A. Crichton University, A Widow’s Might: the Early Attempts to Establish a University in Dumfries, Dumfries, 2001. Campbell, A. Glenkens Schools over the Centuries. Descriptions of the twenty one schools which existed between 1658…

Customs, Traditions

Arnott, S. ‘Children’s singing games and rhymes current in Kirkbean’, TDGNHAS, 2nd series, 13 (1896-97). Banks, M M. British Calendar Customs: Scotland, 3 vols, London, 1937-41. Bogle, K. Scotland’s Common Ridings, Stroud, 2004. Claverhouse [pseudonym].…