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book of Dumfriesshire

J. A. Russell

book of Dumfriesshire

history, lore, names, places, worthies.

by J. A. Russell

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Published by Blacklock Farries in Dumfries .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Dumfriesshire (Scotland)
    • Subjects:
    • Dumfriesshire (Scotland) -- History.,
    • Dumfriesshire (Scotland) -- Biography.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA880.D88 R87
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 283 p.
      Number of Pages283
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5106905M
      LC Control Number74179265

      Buy The Poets of Dumfriesshire by Frank Miller online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 2 editions - starting at $ Shop now.   Johnstone's account is of the long-established families of the Dumfriesshire region of Scotland and, secondarily, of the so-called "Border Wars" which were waged from the twelfth century between the dominant Scottish families of South Dumfriesshire and the English in Brand: Genealogical Publishing Company, Incorporated.

      Moffat (Scottish Gaelic: Mofad) is a former burgh and parish in Dumfriesshire, which is now part of the Dumfries and Galloway local authority area in Scotland, lying on the River Annan, with a population of around 2, It was a centre of the wool trade and a spa town.. Moffat is around 59 miles (95 kilometres) to the southeast of Glasgow, 51 miles (82 kilometres) to the south of Edinburgh Country: Scotland. This note is stapled in the front of the Dumfries book: This was a newspaper cutting about marriages at Gretna Green that was found in this book. CONTENTS. CHAPTER I. Norman Settlers in Dumfriesshire - Bruces -Carliles, &c. - The Douglas Rebellion - The Corrys - Hostages for David II. CHAPTER II.

      Tynron Doon, Dumfriesshire: A History of the Site with Notes on the Finds Williams, J Published by Academic Journal Offprint from: Transactions of the Dumfriesshire and Galloway Natural History and Antiquarian Society, Vol An Account of a New Medicinal Well, Lately Discovered Near Moffat, in Annandale in the County of Dumfries By Mr. John Walker of Borgue-House Near Kirkudbright in Scotland by John Walker and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at


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Book of Dumfriesshire [Russell, James Anderson] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Book of Dumfriesshire. The book of Dumfriesshire: history, lore, names, places, worthies. by J. Russell (Author) See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" — Author: J.

Russell. Dumfriesshire [J King Hewison] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Books Advanced Search New Releases Best Sellers & More Children's Books Textbooks Textbook Rentals Sell Us Your Books Best Books of the Month. He has previously researched and written Dumfriesshire in the Great War, which thematically explores cultural and social impacts of the First World War upon Dumfriesshire.

He has also previously co-authored Langholms Roll of Honour, which profiles casualties and decoration recipients from Langholm in the First and Second World Wars/5(3).

: Worthies of Dumfriesshire and Galloway () (): John B. Drylie: Books5/5(1). Filed under: Dumfriesshire (Scotland) -- Genealogy The Historical Families of Dumfriesshire and the Border Wars, by F. Grahame (HTML at ) Items below (if.

Books set in Dumfriesshire, Scotland: [Three Junes, The Day She Died, Crow Country, La señora de Caerlaverock, Wintering: A Season with Geese. Castle Kennedy (1 book) Drumlanrig Castle (2 books) Dumfries and Galloway (3 books) Dumfries (10 books) Gretna Green (8 books) Kirkcudbright (1 book) Moffat (2 books) New Galloway (20 books) Newton Stewart (1 book) Port Logan (1 book) Ruthwell (1 book) Wigtownshire (1 book).

Appears in books from Page - Then shoulder high, wi' shout and cry, We bore him down the ladder lang, At every stride Red Rowan made I wot the Kinmont's aims played clang.

' O mony a time,' quo' Kinmont Willie, ' I have ridden horse baith wild and wud, ‎. 56 rows  This volume contains information on place names found in the Dumfriesshire parish of.

Straddling the main western route into Scotland, Dumfriesshire was the focus of successive waves of immigrants from the Stone Agepeople onwards.

They were followed by the Beaker people of the Bronze Age, and later the Celts, renowned for their iron-working skills, theirhorsemanship and their militancy. After a brief spell of Roman rule, Dumfriesshire became part [ ].

Published by Moffat company Pocket Mountains, The Dumfriesshire Dales, covers the three dales that make up this beautiful county: Nithsdale, Annandale and Eskdale. Across these forty walks they have included some of their favourite routes along with a few classics, covering everything from the high peaks of White Coomb and Hart Fell, through to the ever-changing Solway Firth merse, and all compass.

Dumfriesshire is inseparably connected with the name of Robert Burns, who farmed at Ellisland Farm on the Nith for three years, and spent the last five years of his life in Dumfries. Thomas Carlyle was born at Ecclefechan, in a house still standing, and was buried beside his parents in the kirkyard of the old Secession church (now the United Free).

Filed under: Dumfriesshire (Scotland) -- History The Historical Families of Dumfriesshire and the Border Wars, by F. Grahame (HTML at ) Items below (if. Sketch-Book of the North, by George Eyre-Todd, illust. by A. Monro, A. Boyd, Harrington Mann, and S. Reid (Gutenberg ebook) Stirling Castle, its place in Scottish history, by Eric Stair-Kerr, illust.

by Hugh Armstrong Cameron (Gutenberg ebook). This comprehensively researched book demolishes a number of popular myths, and is a highly readable account of a region which can justly be described as the cockpit of southern Scotland. Publisher: Birlinn General ISBN: Number of pages: Pages: Dumfriesshire: A Frontier Region.

The only complaint about McCulloch’s book, if it be a complaint, is that instead of writing a county history, he has produced a history of Scotland from the. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

Synopsis In Dumfriesshire, the most striking change during the Great War was to occur around Gretna. Here the largest cordite factory in the UK was established, work commencing on the factory inwith completion in Throughout the region the impact of the First World War was felt greatly by the local communities, which were decimated by the losses suffered during the : Timothy Mccracken.

Dumfriesshire (Scotland) -- History. See also what's at your library, or elsewhere. Broader terms: Dumfriesshire (Scotland) The Historical Families of Dumfriesshire and the Border Wars, by F.

Grahame (HTML at ) Items below (if any) are from related and broader terms. New Amsterdam Book Co., ), by Charles. Memories of Penpont Dumfriesshire has members.

Penpont is a village about 2 miles (3 km) west of Thornhill in Dumfriesshire, in the Dumfries and.Get this from a library! The book of Dumfriesshire; history, lore, names, places, worthies.

[J A Russell].Millar illustrated fables for the Strand Magazine, and anthologies of tales, The Golden Fairy Book, The Silver Fairy Book, The Diamond Fairy Book, and The Ruby Fairy Book. He illustrated books by a wide range of British authors of his time, including Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch, Robert Louis Stevenson, and Born: Harold Robert Millar.