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Biblography & Suggested Further Reading

“The Galloway Gazette”

“The Wigtownshire Free Press”

“Large Description of Galloway” by the Rev. Andrew Symson

“Statistical Account of Scotland: 1791—1799”

“Statistical Account of Scotland: 181+1—1845”

“Third Statistical Account of Scotland: 1965”

“The Hereditary Sheriffs of Galloway” by Sir Andrew Agnew, 8th Bart. of Lochnaw;

D. Douglas, Edinburgh, 1893.

“A History of Dumfries and Galloway” by Sir Herbert Maxwell, Bart. M.P. ;

William Blackwood and Sons, 1896.

“The Place Names in Galloway” by Sir Herbert Maxwell, Bart. , M.P. ,

Jackson and Wylie, Glasgow, 1930.

“Scottish Land Names” by Sir Herbert Maxwell,

William Blackwood and Sons, Edinburgh, 1893.

“Pilgrim Spots in Galloway” by E.M. McKerIie; Sands, London, 1916.

“Highways and By—Ways in Galloway and Carrick” by Rev. C. H. Dick,

Macmillan and Co. 1924.

“The Visitors’ Guide to Wigtownshire” by William McIlwraith,

Stranraer Free Press, 1875.

Ordnance Survey 1845—1849; revised 1895—1897.

“The History of the Suffering of the Church of Scotland” by Rev. R. Wodrow

“Groomets Ordanance Gazetteer of Scotland”  1883

“Pigot and Co. ‘s National Commercial Directory of the Whole of Scotland and the Isle of Man”; 1837

“The Solway Smugglers” by Gordon Irving; Dinwiddie, Dumfries, 1971

“Fasti Ecclesiae Scoticanae”, revised and enlarged edition, Edinburgh, 1917

“Education in Wigtownshire, 1560—1970” by James Anderson Russell, 1971

Galloway Gazette Press, Newton Stewart.

“Kirkcowan Public School History” by Mr. Douglas Rae, Headmaster.

“Transactions of the Dumfries—shire and Galloway Natural History and Antiquarian Society.

“Industrial Archaeology of Galloway” by Ian L. Donnachie;

David and Charles; Newton Abbot, 1971 .

“Old Galloway” by Ian L. Donnachie and Innes Macleod;

David and Charles; Newton Abbot, 1974

“Discovering Galloway” by Innes Macleod;

John Donald, Edinburgh, 1986.