Factbites
 Where results make sense
About us   |   Why use us?   |   Reviews   |   PR   |   Contact us  

Topic: Dumfriesshire


Related Topics

  
  The Scottish Genealogy Society Dumfriesshire - 1841 Census indices
Dumfriesshire - 1841 Census - Langholm A to I,; Parish of
Dumfriesshire - 1841 Census - Moffat,; Burgh of
Dumfriesshire - 1841 Census - Morton, Parish of (excl. Thornhill);
www.scotsgenealogy.com /acatalog/Dumfries_1841_Census.html   (219 words)

  
 Dumfriesshire - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Dumfriesshire (Siorrachd Dhùn Phris in Gaelic) was a county of Scotland.
The former Dumfriesshire constituency of the House of Commons.
Dumfriesshire is inseparably connected with the name of Robert Burns, who farmed at Ellisland on the Nith for three years, and spent the last five years of his life at Dumfries.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Dumfriesshire   (2505 words)

  
 Dumfriesshire, Clydesdale and Tweeddale (UK Parliament constituency) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Dumfriesshire, Clydesdale and Tweeddale was created as a constituency of the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom for the general election of 2005.
It replaced parts of Clydesdale, Dumfriesshire and Tweeddale, Ettrick and Lauderdale.
The constituency covers the eastern part of Dumfries and Galloway (the old county of Dumfriesshire minus the town of Dumfries itself), the south of South Lanarkshire (the Clydesdale area), and the north west of the Scottish Borders (the Tweeddale area).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Dumfriesshire,_Clydesdale_and_Tweeddale_(UK_Parliament_constituency)   (134 words)

  
 GENUKI: Dumfriesshire   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Dumfriesshire Parish Map shows the locations of the various parishes, and repeats the links to the various parish pages.
Families of Wanlockhead: A portrait of a lead mining village in 19th century Scotland by by H Gilbert Nicol contains a history of this Dumfriesshire village and information on the families who lived there in the 19th century.
The Public Roads and Bridges in Dumfriesshire 1650 - 1820 is available from G.C.Book Publishers in Wigtown.
www.genuki.org.uk:8080 /big/sct/DFS   (1337 words)

  
 DUMFRIESSHIRE - LoveToKnow Article on DUMFRIESSHIRE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The three longest rivers are the Nith, the Annan and the Esk, the basins of which form the great dales by which the county is cleft from north to southNithsdale, Annandale and Eskdale.
The Saxon conquest of Dumfriesshire does not seem to have been thorough, the people of Nithsdale and elsewhere maintaining their Celtic institutions up to the time of David I. As a Border county Dumfriesshire was the scene of stirring deeds at various epochs, especially in the days of Robert Bruce.
Edward I. besieged Carlaverock Castle, and the factions of Bruce (who was lord of Annandale), John Comyn and John Baliol were at constant feud.
www.1911ency.org /D/DU/DUMFRIESSHIRE.htm   (2305 words)

  
 Dumfriesshire on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
DUMFRIESSHIRE [Dumfriesshire] or Dumfries, former county, SW Scotland.
Under the Local Government Act of 1973, Dumfriesshire became (1975) part of the new Dumfries and Galloway region (now a council area).
Wade in; All that glitters might be gold in the hills of Dumfriesshire.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/D/Dumfrieshr.asp   (292 words)

  
 MSN Encarta - Search Results - Dumfriesshire
Dumfriesshire, former county in south-west Scotland, on the English border; Dumfries was the county town.
Dumfriesshire, Clydesdale, and Tweeddale, United Kingdom parliamentary constituency in southern Scotland, newly created at the 2005 general election...
Apart from architectural carving, mentioned above, there were other types of Anglo-Saxon sculpture, of which the most important are large outdoor...
uk.encarta.msn.com /Dumfriesshire.html   (79 words)

  
 Hotels, Inns, Bed and Breakfast Accommodation Dumfries, Dumfriesshire, UK.
Hotels, inns, guesthouses and bed and breakfast accommodation in Dumfries, Dumfriesshire, Scotland.
This family run quality establishment is pleasantly situated on the edge of the town centre, with its 14 en suite bedrooms, a lounge bar and a restaurant.
The hotel is set in 45 acres of woodlands stretching to the River Nith with private salmon and trout fishing.
www.databrowse.co.uk /hotels/Dumfriesshire/Dumfries.html   (300 words)

  
 DUMFRIESSHIRE - Online Information article about DUMFRIESSHIRE
For one mile of its course the Esk, and for 7 M. of its course the Sark, form the boundaries between Dumfriesshire and Cumberland.
part of which belongs to Dumfriesshire, are the principal lakes.
Dumfriesshire is inseparably connected with the name of Robert See also:
encyclopedia.jrank.org /DRO_ECG/DUMFRIESSHIRE.html   (3266 words)

  
 The Historical Families of Dunfriesshire and the Border Wars by C L Johnstone
In describing the different families celebrated in past ages, I have given greater prominence to those whose history has never been published before, and who are still represented in the legitimate male line.
Owing to the custom of the sons of heiresses inheriting their mother’s name, and of lands being rarely entailed exclusively on male heirs, it is a very unusual circumstance to find two branches of one family claiming unbroken male descent from the 15
The Johnstones of Galabank - Prince Charles Edward Invades Dumfriesshire - Count Lockhart - Imperial Visitors - Funeral Expenses - Howard’s allusion to the young physician - Sir William Pulteney - Alienation of Galabank - The Poles - Manipur - The Dryad - The Second Marquis of Annandale - The Last Marquis.
www.electricscotland.com /history/dumfries   (686 words)

  
 James Frederick Ferrier [Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy]
James Frederick Ferrier was born in Edinburgh on June 16, 1808, the son of John Ferrier, writer to the signet.
Ferrier was educated by the Reverend H. Duncan, at the manse of Ruthwell, Dumfriesshire; and afterwards at Edinburgh High School, and under Dr. Charles Parr Burney, son of Dr. Charles Burney (1757-1817), at Greenwich.
He was at the university of Edinburgh from 1825-1827, and then became a fellow-commoner of Magdalen College, Oxford, where he graduated BA.
www.iep.utm.edu /f/ferrier.htm   (1789 words)

  
 Dumfriesshire   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Dumfriesshire Hunt had its origins in a hunt servant called Joe Graham, who came to Lockerbie in the middle of the 19th century with a pack of hounds.
He joined his father in the mastership in 1950, after a distinguished war, and hunted hounds for many years, assisted by Tom Cockerill and subsequently Peter Reed, who in turn became huntsman and who retired in 2000.
The Dumfriesshire is noted for its long masterships and continuity of its staff.
www.mfha.co.uk /hunts/dumfriesshire.html   (169 words)

  
 Sullivan Burgess Family Tree @ www.sandisullivan.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
JAMES GLENDENNING, born 1739, Westerkirk, Dumfriesshire, Scotland; died 09 January 1810, Glendenning, Westerkirk, Dumfriesshire, Scotland.
BYERS, born 23 October 1759, Langholm, Dumfriesshire, Scotland; died 25 December 1841, Langholm, Dumfriesshire, Scotland.
SIMON BEATTIE, born 16 November 1808, Dalbeth, Westerkirk, Dumfriesshire, Scotland; died 07 June 1892, Watcarrick, Eskdalemuir, Dumfriesshire, Scotland.
www.sandisullivan.com /Glendenning.htm   (1607 words)

  
 Kirkpatrick Fleming   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The parish of Kirkpatrick Fleming, highly interesting in Scottish legend and song, is bounded on the east by Graitney; the kirk and parochial school, which stand at the southern end of the parish, are about three miles from Gretna.
The Bell Family in Dumfriesshire; extract:- The Bell family undoubtedly for centuries were classed among the Border clans as raiders, thieves, and broken men, and it might be thought unlikely that respectable citizens of the present day would be desirous to include in their pedigree such notorious criminals.
IGI fiche Dumfriesshire, IGI fiche Kircudbright, IGI fiche Wigtown.
sites.ecosse.net /middlebie   (1246 words)

  
 Dumfriesshire, ScotlandGenWeb
Submit and View Queries and Surnames Submit a Query or Surnames for your lost Dumfriesshire Scotland ancestor.
Please use the linking feature only for genealogical material otherwise your query may be deleted.
Dumfriesshire Scotland Surname Pages for a listing of surnames being currently researched as part of this websites.
www.rootsweb.com /~sctdfs   (196 words)

  
 Guest House, Gretna Green, Dumfriesshire, Scotland Gretna Weddings
Situated in Gretna, only 500 yards from the Gretna marriage rooms, this beautifully maintained and quiet non-smoking B and B establishment offers modern and spacious accommodation for guests to relax in.
Whether you are a business traveller, on holiday or are coming to Gretna or Gretna Green for a wedding, host and resident proprietor Christine Aitchison will do her utmost to ensure you have a pleasant stay in Dumfriesshire.
Details of Guest House bedroom accommodation and relaxing surroundings are provided on the Facilities page together with extracts from a typical menu.
www.surronehouse.co.uk   (185 words)

  
 Glasgow University Archive Services - Collections - Summary Catalogue - Records of Glasgow Dumfriesshire Society, ...
The new society was called the Glasgow Dumfriesshire Society and adopted the constitution, aims and objectives of the former Nithsdale society but with support going to the people of Dumfriesshire (now part of Dumfries and Galloway).
By 1926, the revised constitution stated that a minimum membership of 2 guineas was to be paid by all members and that the committee was to consist of an honorary president, honorary secretary, president, 7 vice-presidents, secretary, treasurer and 21 directors who met quarterly.
GB 0248 DC 62/2 Records of Glasgow University Dumfriesshire and Galloway Literary Society.
www.archives.gla.ac.uk /collects/catalog/dc/051-100/dc062-1-pfv.html   (550 words)

  
 Sullivan Burgess Family Tree @ www.sandisullivan.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
ANDREW THOMSON, born 05 February 1711/12, Nethernock, Westerkirk, Dumfriesshire, Scotland; died 21 December 1792, Nethernock, Westerkirk, Dumfriesshire, Scotland.
) was born 05 February 1711/12 in Nethernock, Westerkirk, Dumfriesshire, Scotland, and died 21 December 1792 in Nethernock, Westerkirk, Dumfriesshire, Scotland.
She was born 1716 in Westerkirk, Dumfriesshire, Scotland, and died 22 February 1802 in Nethernock, Westerkirk, Dumfriesshire, Scotland.
www.sandisullivan.com /Thomson.htm   (5210 words)

  
 Paintball Dumfriesshire - Paintball sites in Dumfriesshire   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
There are a good number of paintball sites or Paintball Centres as some of the larger ones are known in Dumfriesshire.
Dumfriesshire is an ideal place for paintball games in the UK with some of the best sites available.
Some paintball sites in Dumfriesshire allow you just to turn up on the day but they are very few.
www.fatbobspaintball.co.uk /dumfriesshire.htm   (351 words)

  
 Langholm Online - Langholm, Dumfriesshire Welcome to the Muckle Toon
Contact names and numbers for the relevant agencies, jobcentres etc. Details of vacancies in the area will be listed shortly.
Langholm in Dumfriesshire (The Muckle Toon) Is a town of some 2502 inhabitants, situated some 19 miles north of Carlisle on the main A7 between Carlisle and Edinburgh.
This community website has been designed to provide both visitors to Langholm and Dumfriesshire and Langholm Area residents with information and online resources.
www.langholm-online.co.uk   (462 words)

  
 Dumfriesshire bed and breakfast - self catering accommodation
Dumfriesshire bed and breakfast - self catering accommodation
To search for a bed and breakfast accommodation in Edinburgh, enter Edinburgh in the Town/City box, select Bed and Breakfast in the Type box, then click the blue search button.
Dumfriesshire Accommodation, Dumfriesshire Apartment, Dumfriesshire B&B, Dumfriesshire Bed and Breakfast, Dumfriesshire Cottage, Dumfriesshire Guest House, Dumfriesshire Hotel, Dumfriesshire Self Catering, Dumfriesshire Farm House, Dumfriesshire Inn, Dumfriesshire Farmhouse.
www.theuktourist.com /scotland/dumfr.html   (136 words)

  
 William CRANSTON   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
William died on 13 March 1920 at Dunesslin, Dunscore in Dumfriesshire and Janet died 09 March 1922 at Braemar, Port Ling.
They are both buried in the CRANSTON plot in the cemetery at Kirkton farm near Crawford and their monument inscription is shown in the photo at right.
It is believed that she had a son named William CRANSTON in Closeburn about 1900.
www.murrayofstanhope.com /william_cranston.htm   (231 words)

  
 Dumfriesshire Greyhound Rescue
Whether you're interested in adopting a dog, supporting Dumfriesshire Greyhound Rescue, or generally interested in greyhound welfare, we hope you will enjoy browsing through our site.
The fourth Annual General Meeting of Dumfriesshire Greyhound Rescue will be held at the Rockcliffe Centre, Rockcliffe, Carlisle on Friday 31st March, 6.30pm for 7.00pm prompt start.
Adopt a greyhound, sponsor a greyhound, foster a greyhound, become a member, help us to transport dogs from owners to emergency kennels, these are just a few of the ways in which you can help us, please get in touch to find out more.
www.dgrescue.org.uk   (411 words)

  
 GENUKI: Dumfriesshire Genealogy: Contents & Site Map (Long Description)
The Dumfriesshire County page has within it a list of topics for information related to all of Dumfriesshire.
There is also an index of Dumfriesshire Towns and Parishes, for example Dumfries.
The Dumfries page has a list of topics, and more generally, cities or large towns may have a further list of parishes within the city (or town).
www.genuki.org.uk /contents/DFS-long.shtml   (461 words)

  
 Hotels, Inns, Bed and Breakfast Accommodation Gretna, Dumfriesshire, UK.
Hotels, inns, guesthouses and bed and breakfast accommodation in Gretna, Dumfriesshire, Scotland.
Hotels, inns, bed and breakfast accommodation Gretna, Dumfriesshire, Scotland.
Close to the M6/M74 the Days Inn Gretna Green has recently been refurbished throughout and offers easy access to visit the Scottish countryside and romantic Gretna Green.
www.databrowse.co.uk /hotels/Dumfriesshire/Gretna.html   (137 words)

  
 Historical Families of Dumfriesshire & the Border Wars - Scottish Books - Scottish books, prints, unicorn limited, ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Historical Families of Dumfriesshire & the Border Wars - Scottish Books - Scottish books, prints, unicorn limited, studies, antiques, collectibles, Scottish jewelry, family history, Scottish music books, Scottish games
Use keywords to find the product you are looking for.
This is the history not only of a region in Scotland but also of the great families — many of them Anglo-Norman — who settled in the border lands between England and Scotland and who played a major role in the disturbances which kept this county and others in constant turmoil.
www.scotpress.com /catalog/product_info.php?products_id=110&osCsid=ec9eb2bfedb755ee0362fa515318459e   (246 words)

Try your search on: Qwika (all wikis)

Factbites
  About us   |   Why use us?   |   Reviews   |   Press   |   Contact us  
Copyright © 2005-2007 www.factbites.com Usage implies agreement with terms.