A Gordon family from Kirkcudbrightshire, Scotland

a family history project

Kirkcudbright Research Tools

     

Links to Kirkcudbrightshire Research Tools and Resources

A Historical Index of the People and Places of the Stewartry of Kirkcudbright

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This excellent resource contains information and GPS coordinates for places and place names in Kirkcudbrightshire. It also contains a search engine for over 300 pages of historical extracts and essays and newspaper marriage and death notices.

Kirkcudbrightshire Place Names Search

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This page gives search access to the index of as many place-names within the county as we could find on the 1st Ordnance Survey maps from around 1850. The index already contains over 7,900 names. Index cards for each place then have links to allow viewing of the old OS map, to the modern OS map of the same area, to Satellite views of the area and, in some cases, to Google's Street Views of the places themselves.

Monumental Inscriptions for Several Kirkcudbrightshire Churchyards

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This website contains the monument inscriptions for 9 parish cemeteries in Kirkcudbrightshire with the ability to search indiviual parishes or all parishes.

Gatehouse Folk - Then and Now

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An excellent collection created by Graham and Margaret Wright of historical information and photographs associated with the people and places around Gatehouse of Fleet and the parishes of Girthon and Anwoth in Kirkcudbrightshire. The collection includes the McMurray photo collection which contains over 160 photographs converted to digital images from glass photographic plates.

Dumfries and Galloway Family History Society

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Dumfries & Galloway Family History Society covers the three counties of South West Scotland - Dumfriesshire, The Stewartry of Kirkcudbright and Wigtownshire.

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