Histories – Towns and Parishes

Adamson, D. ‘Kirkpatrick Fleming and the records of Middlebie presbytery, 1699-1745’, TDGNHAS, 3rd series, 63 (1988).

Adamson, D. Kirkpatrick Fleming: On the Borders of History, Dumfries, 2010.

Agnew, A. Wigtownshire A Guide for Visitors, 3rd edition, Dumfries, 1931.

Anon. Birkhill. A Reminiscence by a Liverpool Merchant, Selkirk, 1899.

Bell, A. Stranraer in World War Two, Stranraer and District Local History Trust, 2005.

Bickford, R F. Reflections on the Solway. Southerness, the holiday village with an historic background, Southerness, 1999.

Black, J. Why Forget? Moniaive in Bygone Days, Moniaive, 1992.

Black, J. Where Three Glens Meet, Moniaive, 1999.

Blaylock, A. A Solway Parish: a History of Dornock, Annan, 1997.

Blaylock, A. Annan now and then, Annan, 2000.

Boyd, J S (compiler). The Royal and Ancient Burgh of Stranraer, 1617-1967, Stranraer, 1900.

Boyd, J I. Moffat, 17th to 20th Century, c.1987.

Brolls, E M. Whithorn and the Southern Machars, Gartocharn, n.d.

Brown, J. Moffat Past and Present, with sketches of the Moffat district, historical and descriptive, Edinburgh, 1873.

Brown, J. The History of Sanquhar, to which is added the flora and fauna of the district by Dr Anstruther Davidson, Edinburgh, 1891.

Calderwood, M S. A Social History of Kirkpatrick Durham Village, 1780-1900, Glasgow, 1985.

Carsphairn Heritage Group. Carsphairn. A History of the Area, Carsphairn, 1994.

Christie, A H. Pages of Rerrick History, Kirkcudbright, 1965.

Clarebrand WRI. Clarebrand and District A History, Castle Douglas, 1965.

Collin, D R. Kirkcudbright: An Alphabetical Guide to its History, Dumfries, 2003.

Coombey, N. ‘The development of Cally designed landscape’, TDGNHAS, 3rd series, 82 (2008).

Coombey, N. Cally Story: the Development of the Parks and Pleasure Grounds of Cally by the Murray Family, Gatehouse of Fleet, 2007.

Corrie, J. Glencairn. The Annals of an Inland Parish, Dumfries, 1910.

Cowan, E J. ‘The Founding of our Society: Contemporary Context and Cultural Climate’, TDGNHAS, 3rd series, 87 (2013).

Cunningham, R R. Portpatrick through the Ages, Stranraer, 1974.

Cutland, J R. The Story of Ferrytown of Cree and Kirkmabreck Parish, 3rd edition, Castle Douglas, 2007.

Devereux, D and Keating, H. Gatehouse of Fleet in the Past, Gatehouse of Fleet, 1995.

Dicerbo, E. Memories of Moffat Enlarged and Revised Edition, Moffat, 1999.

Dinwiddie’s Guide to Dumfries and to places of interest in Dumfriesshire and Galloway, Dumfries, 1935.

Dixie, G D. Historic Gleanings in Three Famous Border Counties, Dumfries, 1911.

Dumfries Octocentenary  A Souvenir Brochure, Dumfries, 1986.

Dunlop, S. ‘Irongray in the eighteenth century’, TDGNHAS, 2nd series, 20 (1907-08).

Edgar, R. An Introduction to the History of Dumfries, Dumfries, 1915.

Elder, G O. Borgue. The Story of a Seaboard Parish, Castle-Douglas, 1897.

Elder, G O. Kirkcudbright. The Story of an Ancient Royal Burgh, Castle-Douglas, 1898.

Elder, J S. Some Memories of an Old Scotch Burgh. Maxwelltown, Dumfries, 1897.

Fairn, A. Seven Centuries in the Royal Four Towns of Lochmaben, Dumfries, 1998.

Forman, S. Moffat…A Backward Glance [c.1949], Moffat, 1987.

Fortune, J. The Story of Bengairn. The Lands of Forrest, Collin & Stocking, Auchencairn History Society, Auchencairn, 2005.

Fraser, G. Wigtown and Whithorn: Historical and Descriptive Sketches, Stories and Anecdotes, Wigtown, 1877.

Fraser, G. Lowland Lore, or the Wigtownshire of Long Ago, Wigtown, 1880.

Fraser, J. ‘Colvend as it was fifty years ago and is as it is now’, TDGNHAS, 2nd series, 11 (1894-95).

Frew, D. The Parish of Urr Civil and Ecclesiastical. A History, Dalbeattie, 1909.

Gatehouse Primary School. Gatehouse of Fleet A Local Guide, Gatehouse, 2009.

Gellatly, M. The Story of Orchardton, Auchencairn History Society, Monograph Five, Auchencairn, 2003.

Gilchrist, G, ed. Annan Parish Censuses 1801-1821, Edinburgh, 1975.

Gourlay, R and Turner, A. Historic Dumfries. The Archaeological Implications of Development, Scottish Burgh Survey, 1977.

Gourlay, R and Turner, A. Historic Kirkcudbright. The Archaeological Implications of Development, Scottish Burgh Survey, 1978.

Graham, W. Lochmaben Five Hundred Years Ago. Selections Historical Antiquarian from Papers Collected by the late John Parker, Principal Extractor of the Court of Session, Edinburgh, 1865.

Gray, A and Paton, H M. Auchencairn and District, Auchencairn History Society, Monograph Eight, Auchencairn, 2008.

Gray, A. Borgue, the Land and the People, Wigtown, 2001.

Gray, P. Dumfriesshire Illustrated 1 Nithsdale A Series of Descriptive and Historical Sketches of Stra’nith, Dumfries, 1894.

Halliday, G. Palnackie. Life in and Around Palnackie, Dalbeattie, 1993.

Harkness, J A. Discover Dumfries – its history and hostelries, Dumfries, 1985.

Henderson, J B. Borgue, its Parish Churches, Pastors and People, Castle-Douglas, 1898.

Henderson, T. Lockerbie: a Narrative of Village Life in Bygone Days, Lockerbie, 1937.

Henderson, T. Moffat Early Roads and Coaching Days, Annan, 1960.

Henderson, T. Dalbeattie and District in Bygone Days, Dalbeattie, 1992.

Hewison, J K. Dalgarnoc: Its Saints and Heroes. History of Morton, Thornhill and the Harknesses, Dumfries, 1935.

Hunter, G. Tongland in Ancient and Modern Times, Ringford, 1903.

Hunter, J. Royal Burgh of Stranraer, Stranraer and District Local History Trust, 2000.

Hunter, J. The Lost Town of Innermessan, Stranraer and District Local History Trust, 2003.

Hyslop, J. Langholm as it was: a History of Langholm and Eskdale from the earliest times, Sunderland, 1912.

Johnston, T A. A Very Parochial Anthology, Sanquhar, 1980.

Johnstone, J T. ‘Moffat and Upper Annandale in the middle of the eighteenth century’, TDGNHAS, 3rd series, 1 (1912-13).

Johnston, W. ‘Some historical and antiquarian notes on the parish of Cummertrees’, TDGNHAS, 2nd series, 13 (1896-97).

Kinna, G J. A History of the Parish of Minnigaff, Dumfries, 1904.

Kirkcudbright Rotary Club. A Stroll Around Kirkcudbright, Newton Stewart, 1973.

Kirkwood, D. Garlieston: the Emergence of a Village, Stranraer and District Local History Trust, 2007.

Little, C. Kirkgunzeon Past and Present, Dumfries, 1965.

Livingstone, A. Walking Y Tref. A Walking Guide to the Heritage of Threave and Castle Douglas, Castle Douglas, 2004.

Lyon, W D. Recollections of the Lodge of Freemasons of Thornhill, Edinburgh, 1865.

McAdam, H. Dalry Reminiscences, n.p. 1993.

M’Bain, J. The Merrick and the Neighbouring Hills, Tramps by Hill, Stream and Loch, Ayr, 1929.

McCulloch, G. Gatehouse Memories, Gatehouse-of-Fleet, c.1995.

McDiarmid, J. Picture of Dumfries and its Environs, consisting of eight views and vignettes, engraved by John Gellatly, from drawings by A S Masson with copious historical and descriptive notices, Edinburgh, 1832.

McDowall, W. History of the Burgh of Dumfries, with notices of Nithsdale, Annandale and the western border, 4th edn, with additions by A Truckell, Lochside, 1986.

M’D, W L. [Rev. W L McDougall]. Reminiscences of Annandale of Last Century, Dumfries, 1912.

M’Diarmid, W. Handbook of the United Parishes of Colvend and Southwick, Dumfries, 1895.

McEwen, J. Glenkiln, Edinburgh, 1993.

McFadzean, J. Mochrum: The Land & its People, Wigtown, c.2009.

M’Ilwraith, W. The Visitor’s Guide to Wigtownshire, 2nd edn, Dumfries, 1877.

Macleod, I. Gatehouse of Fleet and Ferrytown of Cree. Ancient Monuments and Historic Sites. Parishes of Girthon, Anwoth and Kirkmabreck, Studies in Grey Galloway No. 2, Newton Stewart, 1969.

Macleod, I. Old Kirkcudbright, Old Galloway Papers No. 1, Glasgow, 1973.

Macleod, I. ‘Whithorn gas, 1870’, Merthyr Historian, 18 (2012).

Mann, G. The Traveller’s Eye. Life in Gatehouse of Fleet 200 Years Ago, an eye-witness account by Robert Heron (1764-1807), Cambridge, 1990.

Marchbank, A. Upper Annandale Its History and Traditions, Paisley, 1901.

Marsden, D E. ‘The development of Kirkcudbright in the late 18th century: town planning in a Galloway context’, TDGNHAS, 3rd series, 72 (1997).

Marsden, D E. ‘The development of Kirkcudbright in the early 19th century by the emergence of voluntarism’, TDGNHAS, 3rd series, 81 (2007).

Marshall, M, ed. Around Us the Waves. The Heritage of the Isle of Whithorn, Isle of Whithorn, 2010.

Masterton, J. The Story of Dunscore, 1969.

Mercer, R, ed. Kirkpatrick Fleming, Dumfriesshire. An Anatomy of a Parish in South West Scotland, Dumfries, 1997.

Miller, F. Annan and its Neighbourhood, Annan, 1875.

Miller, F. A Bibliography of the Parish of Annan with Biographical Memoranda Respecting the Authors Catalogued, Dumfries, 1925.

Murdoch, R. Glenkens Gleanings, n.p., n.d.

Murray, D. The Parish of Kirkmabreck, Creetown, n.d.

National Trust for Scotland. Threave, Edinburgh, 2004.

Oram, R, et al. Historic Whithorn Archaeology and Development, Edinburgh, 2010.

Nicol, H G. Families of Wanlockhead: a Portrait of a lead mining village in nineteenth century Scotland, New York, c.1999.

Palmer-Jones, S. The Story of Moniaive: 6000 BC to 2000 AD, Moniaive, c.1999.

Paterson, J. Wamphray: Pages from the History and Traditions of a Famous Parish in Upper Annandale, Lockerbie, 1906.

Patterson, A.  Kirkconnel Folk,  Leicester, 1984.

Patterson, A R M and Watt, J H I. Mochrum: A Parish History, 1794-1994, Wigtown, 1994.

Penman, A. Causewayend to Castle-Douglas, Castle-Douglas, 1986.

Penman, A. Rhonehouse or Keltonhill: its History, its Fair and some of its Surroundings, Kirkcudbright, 1998.

Penninghame. The Story of a Parish, Wigtown, 1986.

Prevost, W A J. Annals of Three Dumfriesshire Dales, Lockerbie, 1954.

Pryde, G S. ‘The burghs of Dumfriesshire and Galloway: their origin and status’, TDGNHAS, 3rd series, 29 (1950-51).

Ramage, C T. Drumlanrig Castle and the Douglases with the Early History and Ancient Remains of Durisdeer, Closeburn and Morton, Dumfries, 1876.

Richardson, W L. A Visit to Carlyle’s Annandale, Chicago, 1913.

Rinaldi, G. Great Dumfries Stories, Ayr, 2005.

Robertson, G. The New History & Guide to Kippford, Dumfries, 1996.

Robison, J. Memories of Old Kirkcudbright, Dumfries, 1915.

Robison, J. Kirkcudbright (St Cuthbert’s Town). Its Mote, Monastery and Parish Churches, Dumfries, 1926.

Ryan, F. Beattock: the Anatomy of a Dumfriesshire Parish, Dumfries and Galloway Libraries, Information and Archives, 2007.

Shaw, J. Tynron Glen, Tynron, 1896.

Shaw, N. Gretna Green and the Nether Border, Carlisle, 1908.

Shirley, G W. ‘Burghal life in Dumfries two centuries ago’, TDGNHAS, 3rd series, 8 (1920-21).

Sinclair, O. Gretna Green. A Romantic History, London, 1989.

Sorbie. A Parish History, Wigtown, 1988.

Stark, W. The Book of Kirkpatrick-Durham, Kirkcudbrightshire, Castle-Douglas, 1903.

Steele, A. Records of Annan 1678-1833, Annan, 1933.

Steele, D. The Gatehouse Adventure: the Early History of Gatehouse of Fleet, Gatehouse-of-Fleet, c.2011.

Stobo, T G. Dunscore. An Inland Parish and its Neighbourhood, Dumfries, 1928.

Tarbet, R T. Buittle Parish: Past and Present, Castle-Douglas, 1940.

Taylor, R H. ‘Recollections of Dumfries 60 years ago’, TDGNHAS, 2nd series, 11 (1894-95).

Thomson, G. ‘John Walker, and 18th century naturalist: his life and times in the rural parish of Moffat’, TDGNHAS, 3rd series, 72 (1997).

Thomson, J. Gretna Britain’s Worst Railway Disaster (1915), Newton Abbot, 1969.

Thomson, J. Dalbeattie. The Auld Scots Hame Reminiscences of Dalbeattie of a Bygone Day, Dalbeattie, n.d.

Thomson, J A. Annan and District in Scotland’s History, from the earliest remains to 1603, Dumfries, 1995.

Thomson, J A. A History of Annan and District, from 1603 to 1837, Annan, 1999.

Thomson, J H. ‘The kindly tenants of the Four Towns of Lochmaben’, TDGNHAS, 2nd series, 14 (1897-98).

Todd, W. Statistical Account of the Parish of Kirkmaiden 1854, Stranraer and District Local History Trust, 2010.

Toolis, F. ‘The Founding and Early History of our Society’, TDGNHAS, 3rd series, 87 (2013).

Torrie, E P D  and Coleman, E. Historic Stranraer, Aberdeen, 1995.

Tranter, N L. The Urquhart Censuses of Portpatrick 1832-1853, Edinburgh, 1986.

Truckell, A E, et al. Kirkbean Parish and Church, Kirkbean, 1976.

Turnbull, W R. History of Moffat, with frequent notices of Moffatdale and Annandale, Edinburgh, 1871.

Twynholm Heritage Group. Twynholm. A Partish and Its People, Twynholm, 2000.

Wanlockhead Museum Trust. All about Wanlockhead. A brief history of Scotland’s Highest Village, Wanlockhead, 1989.

Watson, R M F. Closeburn (Dumfriesshire). Reminiscent, Historic and Traditional, Glasgow, 1901.

Watt, J H I and Patterson, A. Mochrum. A Parish History, 1794-1994, Wigtown, 1995.

Waugh, J L. Thornhill and Its Worthies, Dumfries, 1903.

White, M. The Story of Hestan Island, Auchencairn History Society, Monograph Six, Auchencairn, 2004.

Wilson, J B. ‘A Lochmaben perambulation 1768’, TDGNHAS, 3rd series, 49 (1972).

Wilson, J B. ‘Lochmaben burgh politics’, TDGNHAS, 3rd series, 50 (1973).

Wilson, J B. Lochmaben, its Historic Past, Dumfries, 1984.

Wilson, J B. The Royal Burgh of Lochmaben: its History, its Castles and its Churches, Dumfries, 1987, 2nd edn, Dumfries, 2001.

Wilson, J B. ‘Life in Lochmaben, 1612-1721’, TDGNHAS, 3rd series, 68 (1993).

Wilson, J B. Minute by Minute: 300 years of Lochmaben History, Lochmaben, 2007.

Wilson, T. Memorials of Sanquhar Kirkyard, Dumfries, 1912.

Wilson, T and McMillan, W. Annals of Sanquhar, Sanquhar, 1931.

Wilson, T. From Bronze to Brass, A History of Thornhill, Thornhill, n.d.

Wilson, W A. Tynron Dumfriesshire in Picture, Poetry and Prose, Dumfries, nd.

Young, J F. ‘Mouswald 100 years ago, more or less’, TDGNHAS, 3rd series, 14 (1926-28).

Young, W S. A Spot Supremely Blest: The History, Lore and Legends of Langholm, Langholm, 2004.