Category Archives: Bibliography

The following provides a brief guide to the main categories of printed material other than books and articles (for which see the online Bibliography) that contain useful material for the study of life and society in Dumfries and Galloway.

Anthologies

Hunter, J. Galloway Byways, Dumfries, 2006. McCormick, A. Words From the Wildwood Sixteen Galloway Tales and Sketches, Glasgow, 1912. Macleod, I F. A Galloway Entertainment: Folklore, Amusements, Songs and Poems, n.p., 1973. Macleod, I F.…

Biography

Burton, A. Thomas Telford, London, 1999. Cameron, A D. Thomas Telford and the Transport Revolution, Harlow, 1979. Carpenter, L. An Unlikely Countess Liz Budge and the 13th Earl of Galloway, London, 2005. Costello, J E.…

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].…

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…

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…

Language

Bell, H F. Dalbeattie Words and Sayings: a Collection of Scots Words, Sayings, Proverbs and Old Photographs, Dumfries, 1999. Craigie, W A, et al., eds. A Dictionary of the Older Scottish Tongue, from the Twelfth…

Maritime

Bonner, C. Book of Remembrance for those who died in the Solway within the area of Annan, Annan, 2009. Collin, D R. Kirkcudbright Shipping 1300-2005, Kirkcudbright, 2007. Cunningham, R R. Portpatrick and its Lifeboat, 1877-1977,…