Statistical Accounts

The Statistical Account of Scotland, ed. J Sinclair, 21 vols, Edinburgh, 1791-99. [The accounts were regrouped according to county in a later edition (general editors, D J Withrington and I R Grant, 20 vols). For Dumfriesshire, see volume 4; for the Stewartry of Kirkcudbright and Wigtownshire, see volume 5.]

The Second Statistical Account of Scotland, Volume 4: The Counties of Dumfries, Kirkcudbright and Wigtown, Edinburgh, 1845.

The Third Statistical Account of Scotland: County of Dumfries, ed. G Houston, Glasgow, 1962.

The Third Statistical Account of Scotland: The Stewartry of Kirkcudbright, ed. J Laird and D G Ramsay, Glasgow, 1965.