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]. Gretna Green and its Traditions, Paisley, 1905.

Dunlop, S. ‘Two Irongray traditions’, TDGNHAS, 3rd series, 1 (1912-13).

MacTaggart, J. The Scottish Gallovidian Encyclopedia. Or, the original, antiquated, and natural curiosities of the south of Scotland; containing sketches of eccentric characters and curious places, with explanations of singular words, terms, and phrases; interspersed with poems, tales, anecdotes, etc … And various other strange matters.; the whole illustrative of the ways of the peasantry, and manners of Caledonia, London, 1824.

McClure, J D. ‘A local treasure trove: John Mactaggart’s “Scottish Gallovidian Encyclopedia”’, TDGNHAS, 3rd series, 78 (2004).

McDiarmid, W. ‘Feasting at funerals’, TDGNHAS, 1st series, 5 (1866-67).

McKie, J. ‘A superstitious custom in Galloway [Cowsherne]’, TDGNHAS, 2nd series, 11 (1894-95).

Reid, H M B. About Galloway Folk by a Galloway Herd, Edinburgh, 1889.

Standard & Galloway News. Guid Nychburris: 50 Golden Years, Dumfries, 1982.

Trotter, R. Galloway Gossip Sixty Years Ago, being a series of articles illustrative of the manners, customs, and peculiarities of the Aboriginal Picts of Galloway, Choppington, Northumberland, 1877.

Watson, G. ‘Pace Egg Day’, TDGNHAS, 3rd series, 25 (1946-47).

Wilson, W. Folk Lore and Genealogies of Upper Nithsdale, Dumfries, 1914.

Young, J. ‘The former use of flight-nets to capture wildfowl on the inner Solway’, TDGNHAS, 3rd series, 81 (2006).