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In the News (Mon 17 Jun 19)

  
  Part 2
ON THE AGRICULTURE OF THE STEWARTRY OF KIRKCUDBRIGHT AND WIGTOWNSHIRE.
Wigtownshire, with its 140 miles of sea-board, and nine or ten convenient shipping ports, placed at almost regular intervals along the coast, can never be said to be in want of outlets by which its produce of all kinds can be sent to market.
In Wigtownshire, clipping is rather later in commencing, few lots being sold without the wool until the 1st of May. Messrs Welsh, Newton-Stewart, do a large trade in slaughtering rough hoggs for the London market, sending the carcasses by rail in a van expressly fitted up for the purpose.
www.buittle.org.uk /part_2.htm   (15614 words)

  
 GENUKI: Wigtownshire   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
It is bounded on the N partly by the mouth of the Firth of Clyde, but chiefly by Ayrshire, E by Kirkcudbrightshire, S by the Irish Sea, and W by the Irish Channel....
...Wigtownshire is almost exclusively an agricultural and grazing county, its manufacture and commerce, and mining being but of little importance...
Historic maps for the county of Wigtownshire dated from 1846 to 1899.
www.genuki.org.uk /big/sct/WIG   (2268 words)

  
 Discover Scotland - Quality Scottish self-catering and vacation rental accommodation holidays
Wigtownshire is the southwest corner of Scotland and the Mull of Galloway (wonderful scenery - well worth a visit) is the southernmost point of Scotland.
The surrounding sea is warmed by the Gulf Stream so the water is warm for swimmers.
Most of all Wigtownshire is a place to relax, to listen to the silence and to watch the grass grow!
www.discoverscotland.net /wigtownshire.htm   (304 words)

  
 Book a round online at Wigtownshire County Golf Club. Party bookings welcome.
Wigtownshire County Golf Club is one of the most popular holiday courses in South West Scotland, situated on the shores of Luce Bay.
The area enjoys a temperate climate and the club is renowned for its friendly welcome to visitors.
Wigtownshire County Golf Club, Mains of Park, Glenluce, Newton Stewart.
www.wigtownshirecountygolfclub.com   (108 words)

  
 wigtownshire   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
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www.scottishracingdrivers.homestead.com /wigtownshire.html   (913 words)

  
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Northern entry point to the Machars of Wigtownshire from the main A75 Euroroute to Ireland, Newton Stewart (pop 3,500) lies next the beautiful River Cree, just above its tidal reaches.
The town grew up principally as a mill and market town in the 18th and 19th centuries, but like most Scottish mill towns, the looms fell silent years ago.
It is a border town, forming Wigtownshire’s outpost on the Cree’s right bank before crossing the old bridge below the clock tower into the county of Kirkudbrightshire.
www.araneagraphics.net /wigtownshire/Newton_Stewart/index.html   (258 words)

  
 Insurance brokers in Wigtownshire, Scotland
The online directory and guide for insurance brokers in Wigtownshire, Scotland, with easy to navigate links to county, town and city in Wigtownshire, Scotland, to enable you to locate insurance brokers in your local area.
The directory supplies you with the name and address of the insurance broker to enable you to contact them for a quote on your life assurance, term life insurance, home and contents cover, travel, medical and most other types of coverage to help lessen the risk in the event of an accident, injury or loss.
The companies listed in Wigtownshire, Scotland should be able to offer you a cheap affordable quote to match your individual needs.
www.insurance-companies.co.uk /insurance-brokers/wigtownshire.htm   (130 words)

  
 Garlieston Village is in the Machars region of Wigtownshire, Dumfries and Galloway, South West Scotland, UK.
Garlieston Village is in the Machars region of Wigtownshire, Dumfries and Galloway, South West Scotland, UK.
Dominating the harbour area, but in no way obstructing its use, is the tall ugly block of a mill built in 1948, to produce animal feeds, part of a thriving business which supplied the farms over a wide area with feed, fertilisers, seed and services.
As a noted agricultural improver, he opted for larger farms,which he often took over at the end of a lease and re-let them at a much higher rent.
www.whithorn.info /community/garlieston.htm   (1364 words)

  
 Jobs Wigtownshire   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
And what's better is that we are not only bound to Jobs Wigtownshire, we have complete listings for property, jobs and general classifieds.
So get started and post your Jobs Wigtownshire ad now.
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www.wigtownshire.voiceofuk.com /jobs.html   (184 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Saint Ninian
Patrick, in his epistle to Coroticus, terms the Picts "apostates", and references to Ninian's converts having abandoned Christianity are found in Sts.
The body of St. Ninian was buried in the church at Whithorn (Wigtownshire), but no relics are now known to exist.
The "Clogrinny", or bell of St. Ringan, of very rough workmanship, is in the Antiquarian Museum at Edinburgh.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/11084a.htm   (296 words)

  
 Hotels in Wigtownshire - B&B accommodation in Scotland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Wigtownshire hotels and B&B accommodation: A wide selection of hotels and other bed and breakfast accommodation which can be booked online - full information, prices and photographs - also this guide contains maps and an easy to use searchable database.
The Bruce Hotel is centrally situated in beautiful Galloway scenery.
Lakeview is situated on the seafront, 5 minutes walk from the town centre and the Stenaline Terminal building.No Smoking We have 6 bedrooms, 4 of which are en suite, 2 rooms overlook Agnew Park and the lovely Loch Ryan.No Smoking in Lakevi
www.welcomingyou.co.uk /hotels-in-wigtownshire   (120 words)

  
 Wigtownshire Pages
Wigtownshire is a Scottish county, located in the extreme South-West in Galloway.
Gaels and Anglians, Norsemen and Northumbrians, Irish and Cumbrians, Scots and English all left a mark on this cornerstone of Scotland.
Updates include additions to the Wigtownshire Free Press Notices, and the BMD index
freepages.history.rootsweb.com /~leighann   (164 words)

  
 Family Research in Wigtownshire -- UK Genealogy .co.uk   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Wigtownshire is a county in South West Scotland.
We have listed details of some of the major archives and libraries in Wigtownshire.
If you are visiting one of them and need a map simply click the link on the postcode.
www.ukgenealogy.co.uk /wig.htm   (466 words)

  
 Scots language - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Northern Scots, spoken north of Dundee, often split into North Northern, Mid Northern—also known as North East Scots and affectionately referred to as "the Doric "—and South Northern.
Central Scots, spoken from Fife and Perthshire to the Lothians and Wigtownshire, often split into North East and South East Central, West Central and South West Central Scots.
Insular Scots, spoken in the Orkney Islands and Shetland Islands
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Scots_language   (3259 words)

  
 Property - House for Sale Wigtownshire   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
And what's better is that we are not only bound to Property - House for Sale Wigtownshire, we have complete listings for property, jobs and general classifieds.
All we ask of you in return is your help to make this the biggest online community in Wigtownshire.
So get started and post your Property - House for Sale Wigtownshire ad now.
www.wigtownshire.whinging.co.uk /property/9.html   (166 words)

  
 Become a model in Wigtownshire with UK Model Portfolio
If you would like to become a model in Wigtownshire, set up an account to create your online portfolio - Be found by talents scouts, film and tv producers, advertsing agencies etc.
Once you have completed these 3 steps you will be able to upload photos to your account and view your online portfolio.
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ukmodelportfolio.com /search/wigtownshire.htm   (132 words)

  
 GENUKI: Wigtownshire Contents & Hierarchy (Long Description)
The Wigtownshire County page has within it a list of topics for information related to all of Wigtownshire.
There is also an index of Wigtownshire Towns and Parishes, for example Penninghame.
The Penninghame 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/WIG-long.shtml   (325 words)

  
 Wigtownshire Exhibitions
The earliest are almost 400 years old and show the area as it was at the beginning of the 17th century.
From the 18th century are a number of large scale Galloway maps including two remarkably detailed surveys of Wigtownshire and Kirkcudbrightshire by John Ainslie, one of the most experienced mapmakers of the time.
Also on display are a number of hand-drawn plans of local estates and some early town plans of Stranraer and Kirkcudbright.
www.dumfriesmuseum.demon.co.uk /wigexhib.html   (720 words)

  
 Wigtownshire Hotels — Discount Hotels Wigtownshire England   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The Following is a List of Hotels in Wigtownshire.
If you follow these links you will find discount rates for each hotel in Wigtownshire.
Situated in the Centre of the Moors of Wigtownshire the Hotel is Set in 40 Acrs of Garden and Woodland in a Totally Unspoilt and Tranquil Environment.
www.bikemex.com /England/Wigtownshire   (51 words)

  
 1st_wigtownshire_scouts_history
Numbers grew and there were many different groups in Wigtownshire, all coming under the umbrella of the Rhinns Scout Council.
Hally Boreland became scoutmaster in early 1935 His strong and outgoing personality and enthusiasism for scouting rubbed off on all the boys to the extent that he sent a party of 11 Kings Scouts to the World Scout Jamboreeat Blesmendal-Vogelenzang in Holland in 1937.
Letter to the 1st Wigtownshire Scouts, dated 18th January 1962.
www.wigtownshirescouts.150m.com /history.html   (431 words)

  
 Borrowmoss Holiday Cottages in Scotland. Self catering accommodation in Dumfries and Galloway.
Situated only 1 mile from Scotland's National Book Town, in the heart of the natural beauty of Wigtownshire, Borrowmoss is the ideal base for your holiday in South West Scotland.
Teal and Greylag are two star and we accept well behaved dogs and smokers as guests.
You can also access our availability calendar and pay by credit card, if you prefer, though this may be more costly to both of us.
www.borrowmoss.com   (129 words)

  
 wigtownshire   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
This site is dedicated to giving just a flavour, of what The Machars part of Wigtownshire in south west Scotland, has to offer visitors and residents keen to explore nooks and crannies off the beaten track.
Wigtownshire, renowned for its beautiful mountain and sea scapes, is divided into three areas - the Rhins to the west, the Machars in the east and the wild Moors to the north.
Machars, meaning low lying coastal plain, comes from the Gaelic, spoken widely in this part of Scotland till Scots took its place.
araneagraphics.net /wigtownshire   (251 words)

  
 RootsWeb: ADAIR-L [ADAIR] Adairs, Maitland, Tweddale & Hay of Wigtownshire, Scotland.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
RootsWeb: ADAIR-L [ADAIR] Adairs, Maitland, Tweddale and Hay of Wigtownshire, Scotland.
Subject: [ADAIR] Adairs, Maitland, Tweddale and Hay of Wigtownshire, Scotland.
[ADAIR] Adairs, Maitland, Tweddale and Hay of Wigtownshire, Scotland.
newsarch.rootsweb.com /th/read/ADAIR/2004-01/1074544056   (231 words)

  
 1st Hotels UK: Find a Hotel in Stranraer, Wigtownshire comprehensive listing from cheap to luxury hotels
For further of the facilities offered and reservation information please click on the links to the hotels where available.
The Torrs Warren Country House Hotel, Stoneykirk, Stranraer, Wigtownshire, DG9 9DH tel: 01776 830204
Tigh Na Mara Hotel, Main Street, Sandhead, Stranraer, Wigtownshire, DG9 9JF tel: 01776 830210
www.1sthotelsuk.co.uk /wigtownshire/hotels_stranraer.htm   (190 words)

  
 Cyndi's List - Scotland - Wigtownshire
Lookups, parish information, surnames, and insight into the geography of Wigtownshire, Scotland.
Always refer to the original source material whenever possible and only use extractions & transcriptions as a starting point to help guide you in your research.
These are descriptions of over 8 million documents in the Record Classes of the National Archives.
www.cyndislist.com /sct-wig.htm   (901 words)

  
 Commercial Agents in Stranraer with shops, offices & other business premise for sale & commercial property rentals in ...
Using our FREE enquiry service is the simplest and quickest way for you to make enquires to multiple Commercial property Agents renting and selling shops/offices and other business property within Stranraer, Wigtownshire.
You can select which agents by ticking the boxes next to the ones you wish to contact, then press the "Send Enquiry" button at the bottom of the page.
Commercial premises can include any business premises from farms, shops and offices to manufacturing units and industrial space.
www.1stestateagents.co.uk /wigtownshire/commercial_agents_stranraer.htm   (201 words)

  
 UK Surnames - A genealogy research and exchange site for United Kingdom Family History research
Portpatrick and Wigtownshire Railways (Library of Railway History)
The Wigtownshire Surname List has a Total of 111 Entries.
Contributors names in RED indicates that the email address supplied is invalid.
www.county-surnames.co.uk /list.php?sl=C&county=Wigtownshire   (267 words)

  
 Hugh Reids Descendants - Name Index - Generated by Personal Ancestral File
William b.1855 - Glenjorry, Old Luce Parish, Wigtownshire
John J b.1890 -, Old Luce Parish, Wigtownshire
Elizabeth b.1844 - Campbells Croft, Old Luce Parish, Wigtownshire
www.btinternet.com /~fraser.hamilton2/hrex3.htm   (435 words)

  
 Businesses Wigtownshire - Scotland UK   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
You can use the search function if you want to key in a place name rather than use the menus.
If you want to add a company to the index of businesses in Wigtownshire then please contact us with the relevant details.
If the business is not in Wigtownshire, Scotland UK then please ensure you go to the correct page and add them from there.
www.bizwhereis.com /Scotland_UK/Wigtownshire/index.asp   (153 words)

  
 Cook, Greive and Robb Families from Wigtownshire in Scotland
Cook, Greive and Robb Families from Wigtownshire in Scotland
I have written a family history of the Cook, Greive and Robb families from Wigtownshire and Selkirkshire in Scotland.
This page is about Scots-Irish genealogy, with particular relevance to the Cook and Robb families from Ireland, Kirkmaiden, Stoneykirk and Stranraer in South West Scotland.
robbweb.users.btopenworld.com   (213 words)

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