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Dumfries-Galloway is in Southwest Scotland and includes Dumfries, Wigtown, and Kidcudbright.

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Where is Dumfries-Galloway?




Is there a Family History Society in Dumfries-Galloway?

Dumfries-Galloway Family History Society offices in Dumfries
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A busy day in 'The Office'

Are there other Family History/Genealogy Societies in southwest Scotland?
The Scottish Genealogy Society
The Glasgow & West of Scotland Family History Society
Troon @ Ayrshire Family History Society
Borders Family History Society
East Ayrshire Family History Society
Scottish Association of Family History Societies

How do I pronounce Scottish placenames?
Dumfriesshire Kirkcudbrightshire Wigtownshire
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How did Scottish Parents choose their children's names?
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Where can I find photos of Dumfries-Galloway?
Kirkcudbright Dumfries Wigtown
Sandy's Photo tour of Dumfries-Galloway
Dumfries-Galloway Churches and Graveyards

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Who are some of the families of Dumfries-Galloway?
Anderson and related families data Blacklock births and marriage data
Blacklock family data Blackstock family data
Davidson family data McHaffie and related families data
McMurdo family data McWhirter family data
Milwain family data Skimming family data
Siton/Seaton and related names Tynron Parish records-Siton/Seaton
Stott family data Dumfries-Galloway assorted family data

Some Census data from 1851 - Dumfriesshire and wigtownshire
Dumfriesshire 1851 Census Wigtownshire 1851 Census

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Is there a local Professional Reasearcher who can help me?
Email Ian McClumpha - Imchad Ancestry
Imchad Ancestry Website

Stirling University Certificate in Scottish Family History Studies.
Committee member of the Dumfries Galloway Family History Society.
Member of the Scottish Genealogical Society.
Experienced in the Archival records (Wills, Sasines, Courts etc.)

Where can I find other relevant Database Search Sites?
U.S. Library of Congress Book search
World GenWeb Archives search
Rootsweb Regional Databases
U.S. Land Patent search
Rootsweb International pages
LDS Ancestor database search
GenConnect Database
Rootsweb Resources Page
UK National Register of Archives

Where can I find more than 75,000 categorized Internet Genealogy links
Cyndi's List

Where can I stay, what can I see if I visit Dumfries-Galloway?
Southwest Scotland around the World Electric Scotland Bed and Breakfast Directory

Where can I find Books, Maps, CDs, etc., to help with my research?
Dumfries-Galloway Family History Society publications
Willowbend Books
James Thin- Bookseller
Douglas Books in Kirkcudbrightshire
Scottish Book Collector

Are there family history books by other Dumfries-Galloway researchers?
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Biographies of Dumfries-Galloway Scots in America
Published short Biographies

The Provosts of Dumfries
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Wigtown Trade Directory of 1912
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Some Gravestone inscriptions from Dumfries-Galloway
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Dumfries-Galloway born, foreign buried
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Are there other Websites for Dumfries-Galloway?
Dinwoodie of Scotland Kirkcudbright World GenWeb Page Wigtownshire World GenWeb Page
Dumfriesshire Scotland GenWeb Page The Ayrshire Page Angela's Web Page
Carrick Family Page Carruthers Family History Page Clendinen Family Research
Colvin Family History Page David Glen Carruther's Homepage Descendants of James Colvin
The Dalziel Genealogy Website The Douglas Homepage Grierson World Project
Hall and Madison Families Johnstone Homepage McMorran Homepage
Sandy's Homepage The Brown Family Rai Richardson's Homepage
Old Kirkcudbright McGowan Family History Scotland Genealogy Links and Chat
Kirkpatrick Fleming. Dumfriesshire. Scotland A Partial History of Holywood Parish Scotland B/D/M Exchange

How do I go about researching my Ancestry?
Rootsweb's Guide to tracing your Family Tree
Shaking the Family Tree,
By Myra Vanderpool Gormley
Family Tree Finders Newsletter
By Rhonda McClure

Miscellaneous Useful Genealogy Research Data
A List of Occupations
Medical terms used in Genealogy records
Abbreviations and Symbols used in Genealogy

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