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Access a range of services and resource across Dumfries and Galloway as a member of our libraries. Access a range of services and resource across Dumfries and Galloway as a member of our libraries. Local libraries. Borrow items from the library. Library membership. Renew loans from the library. Dumfries & Galloway Libraries, Dumfries, United Kingdom.

K likes. The Dumfries and Galloway Libraries Service has something for everyone. From a great range of books and online sources /5(9). Library members can access a wide range of digital resources via their laptop, PC, smartphone or e-reader. Source: Researching Local History: A Guide to Sources held by Dumfries and Galloway Council.

Dumfries and Galloway Council. Kirkcudbright Burgh Voter's Rolls,at Ewart Library, Dumfries. Kirkcudbright Burgh Register of Qualified Voters - at Stewartry Museum, Kirkcudbright.

John Buchan, 3 books I. Macleod, 3 books M. Yates, 1 book Ronald W. Morris, 1 book Tom Prentice, 1 book Hugh McMillan, 1 book James Urquhart, 1 book Richard Ayton, 1 book Lloyd Laing, 1 book Virginia Henley, 1 book Julia Muir Watt, 1 book S.

Crockett, 1 book David Longley, 1 book Geoffrey Stell, 1 book Daphne Brooke, 1 book P. Dumfries Campus Library From enclosed quiet spaces to open group study facilities for a more relaxed working environment, the well-equipped and friendly library is designed to support a variety of approaches to learning.

See also the guide for researchers published by the council: Researching Local History: A Guide to Sources held by Dumfries and Galloway Council, Dumfries and Galloway Council, Dumfries and Galloway Archive Centre. Pay Per View - Government index of Scottish births and baptismsmarriagesdeaths - and censuses Annan Library Annan Library is a branch of Dumfries & Galloway Libraries Information and Archives Service.

The Annan Branch is based within Annan Town Hall and provides a wide range of library services and the staff with local knowledge. Annan library services include: • Large ranges of both fiction and non-fiction books in its lending.

A list of the main types of historical record held by Dumfries and Galloway Council is given below. It is based on the ‘Sources’ section in the Council’s Researching Local History.

A Guide to Sources held by Dumfries and Galloway Council, Dumfries,This publication also briefly describes each type of record and indicates in. Stranraer Library -- Dumfries and Galloway, UK.

Type: Public. North Strand Street, Sanquhar United Kingdom (Wigtownshire County).Location: North Strand Street, Sanquhar, DG9 7LD. Dumfries and Galloway Library Service is holding a number of unique events during Book Week Scotland ( Nov) including an evening with leading fiction writers Helen Fitzgerald and Karen Campbell at the renovated Theatre Royal, a Celebration of Memoir Writing with Renita Boyle and the first ever play at the Ewart Library – An Audience with Mr and Mrs Carnegie.

The book was published by Urbane Publications on 1 Octoberand is a contemporary paranormal mystery set in Dumfries and Galloway. Sara and Kathleen With an audience of about 10 of us in the warm, welcoming library, Sara introduced herself and Kathleen Cronie from Mostly Ghostly, she then went on to tell us about her book, and the story.

Libraries in Dumfries. Libraries Dumfries - The directory of Dumfries libraries lists libraries in Dumfries who offer book loan service and dvd hire. Read reviews of your nearest local library in Dumfries and write your own reviews too.

List your book loan service business on the Dumfries Libraries Directory today. Langholm Library -- Dumfries and Galloway, UK. Type: Public. Charles Street Old, Langholm United Kingdom (Dumfriesshire County).Location: Charles Street Old, Langholm, DG13 0AA.

Dumfries & Galloway Family History Society covers the three counties of South West Scotland – Dumfriesshire, Kirkcudbrightshire and Wigtownshire.

The Society was established in Our aim is to promote the study of family history and is run by volunteers. Links to Online Sources of Genealogical data. Here are links to some online sources of genealogical data.

Websites, Mailing Lists and Forums are where you will find information to help you in your search for your ancestors. NB: The provision of these links does not imply an endorsement by D&G Family History Society of the services offered. Dumfries has had a local newspaper since The first was the Dumfries Weekly Journal, which was followed by the Dumfries Times, the Dumfries Courier, and the Dumfries Standard.

These newspapers covered events in Dumfriesshire and Kirkcudbrightshire. A surname and subject index ( to ) has been compiled for these papers. library. Recent Questions. Are the Lib Dems going to survive the coalition. Will their support collapse; I personally think that Clegg has killed (1 Comment) What are you doing considering vegetarian and vegan meal options in schools.

did you do well in school. Dumfries continues to serve the needs of a diverse community. The neighborhood library has a collection of 20, items that includes audio books, DVD’s and videos. Dumfries now boasts seven Internet stations, offers notary services, fax services and.

A first rate publication from the Stationery Office, written by Geoffrey Stell, describing, sometimes in great detail, the varied and interesting heritage of buildings and monuments in the Dumfries and Galloway region.

The book commences with seven suggested excursions (The Rhinns, The Machars, The Stewartry: Kirkcudbright & the West, The /5(4). Home > Scotland > Dumfriesshire >.

Index. Dumfriesshire Genealogy also see: Dumfriesshire Marriages here at Annan Online - History Chamberlain's Accounts The Chamberlain of Dumfries kept the accounts of the cash received by the town and the sums paid out, on a daily basis. Various collections of photographs are held, including images from airfields and war theatres around the world, from World War 2 and later.

Naturally, the collection also includes documents of all kinds relating to R.A.F. Dumfries, aviation in the area and people from the area who served in various different capacities in the British armed. For several years, the Friends of the Archives of Dumfries and Galloway have been working closely with the Archivist to transcribe, index and explain each of the historical records below which are amongst the many collections held in Dumfries and Galloway Archives.

Library & Family History Centre Library holdings Over the years the Society has built up a diverse, fascinating and unique collection of books and manuscripts including local histories, military, trades and profession lists, directories, Scots outwith Scotland, peerage and heraldry, school and university rolls and individual family histories.

A wonderful historical account of the area where I was born. So much information that I had never learned while living there. On my annual vacation back to the area I traveled round many of the places mentioned in the book and found a new understanding of the area's history.

Often refer back to the book as it is very detailed and a lot to absorb/5(5). Bibliographic Data Services Ltd Annandale House The Crichton Bankend Road Dumfries DG1 4TA.

T: F: [email protected]: annandale house the crichton, Dumfriesshire, DG1 4TA, Dumfries and Galloway-Scotland. Welcome, I'm Chris Halliday a professional genealogist and family historian based in Edinburgh. Researching my own and others family history for over 30 years, I turned a hobby into a gaining an MA(Hons) in Scottish Cultural Studies and an MSc in genealogy from the Universities of Aberdeen and Strathclyde, I established Scotland's Genealogy.

Local Centres of Genealogical Information. Scottish Border Family History This page lists the families referred to (sometimes briefly) in Web page articles on the Scottish Borders. Another family history page with help and advice relating to their own local areas is at Dumfries and Galloway (with a Surname List for the area).

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NEXT. book, libraries, library. Semiweekly Published on Wednesday and Saturday but volume and numbering are spearate and different for each day. Description based on: Vol. 89, no. (Dec. 4, ). Dumfries & Galloway standard. Home» Dumfries and Galloway Archives and Local Studies.

Dumfries and Galloway Archives and Local Studies. Public Library or Archive. Location. View larger map. Customer Services Dumfries. Ewart Library. Catherine Street. Dumfries. Dumfries and Galloway. DG1 1JB. Entry last updated: January 19th, Libraries in Dumfries and Galloway.

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Dumfries suffered an outbreak of cholera in However conditions in Dumfries improved in the later 19th century. The existing Greyfriars Church was built in Also in Robert Smith was hanged at Dumfries.

It was the last public hanging in Scotland. A statue of Robert Burns was made in and Dumfries library was built in Book tickets. The Library. Ideal for special family occasions and private dining. About. Situated within the West Wing of the House, the Library has a relaxed and informal atmosphere, which is ideal for special family occasions and private dining.

Fireside seating area and a separate dining room, the Library can accommodate people for. Research Service; Proof of identity required "Researching Local History: A guide to local studies materials held by Dumfries and Galloway Council [includes archives]" can be purchased from Ewart Library for 5 pounds, 99 pence Dumfries Law Library Dumfries, Dumfriesshire.

In the regional system of government was abolished throughout Scotland. Dumfries and Galloway Region did not change its area coverage and almost retained its name, becoming the Dumfries and Gallway Council Area, a unitary authority with "committee areas" in charge certain parts of the administration of local d in: Scotland ( - ).

DUMFRIES and Galloway Libraries have gratefully received a new collection of books from the Dumfries Christian Network. The collection will. Dumfries and Galloway Family History Society is based at the Family History Research Centre.

It holds an extensive library of documents, directories, newspaper indices, CD's and microfiches for the study of family history and the local history of the South West of Scotland.

Run by volunteers, we can advise you at all stages in your research. Members and visitors will always get a friendly welcome at the Library & Family History Centre.

Course fees may be paid online in the Society's Online Shop. PROGRAMME OF CLASSES - These are all held on Saturdays from in the Society Library.

An outline. Thornhill Library Dumfriesshire - Opening Times / Hours. Stranraer Library - Opening Times / Hours. Sanquhar Library - Opening Times / Hours.Intimations of Births, Marriages and Deaths from the Dumfries and Galloway Standard Published in the Year Dumfries and Galloway Family History Society, - Dumfries and Galloway (Scotland) - 52 pages.COMING SOON GRO Scotland is putting some of its records online."Origins" will go live on 6th April at UK time/ gmt-utc/ US EST.

The new facility will provide searching of (i) the OPR's from to for births/baptisms and banns/marriages and (ii) the statutory birth/death/marriage records from to

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