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PLACE-NAMES IN THE RHINNS OF GALLOWAY AND LUCE VALLEY


An invaluable guide to the origins of place names around us (a companion book to ‘Place-Names in the Wigtownshire Moors and Machars’).


Author: John MacQueen

Published: 2002

ISBN: 0-9535776-8-6


PLACE-NAMES IN THE RHINNS OF GALLOWAY AND LUCE VALLEY John MacQueen

EVERY BEACH A PORT


The story of William McCormack & Sons Ltd.




Author: Bill McCormack

Published: 2005

ISBN: 0 9542966-2-1

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THE RHINNS FORGOTTEN AIR DISASTER


The story of the tragic loss of a Douglas C-47 aircraft in 1944.




Author: Sandy Rankin

Published: 2002

ISBN: No 0 9535776-9-4

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PORTPATRICK TO DONAGHADEE - THE ORIGINAL SHORT SEA ROUTE


The history of the original route across the North Channel from the first written records of 1616 until the demise of the service in 1891.



Author: Fraser MacHaffie

Published: 2001

ISBN: 0 9535776-7-8

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DON’T PLAGUE THE FERRYMAN and FORTY YEARS OF IRISH FERRIES


Recollections by Trevor Boult of 40 years of Irish Ferries.




Author:Trevor Boult

Published: 2000

ISBN: ISBN No 0 9535776 6 X

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THE CAIRNRYAN MILITARY RAILWAY 1941-1959


The history of the military railway between Stranraer and Cairnryan from 1941 to 1959.




Author: Bill Gill

Published: 1999

ISBN: ISBN No 0 9535776 2 7

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The publications below published by the Stranraer and District Local History Trust are now out of print and can no longer be ordered.  They are included here just for information.

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THE FRIENDLY INVADERS


The lives of Wigtownshire folk were much affected by various groups of strangers who temporarily lived among them during WW2.  Evacuees from the Glasgow area, servicemen and women, prisoners of war all spent time in Wigtownshire.


Authors: John Scoular, Tom McCreath,

             Jack Hunter

Published: 2011

ISBN: 978-1-906737-06-1



THE FRIENDLY INVADERS John Scoular, Tom McCreath, Jack Hunter

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GARLIESTON - EMERGENCE OF A VILLAGE


The history of Garlieston village and locality.




Author: David Kirkwood

Published: 2008

ISBN: 978-0-9542966-6-7-4


GARLIESTON - EMERGENCE OF A VILLAGE David Kirkwood

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THE LOST TOWN OF INNERMESSAN


Jack Hunter goes in search of the lost town and its history.




Author: Jack Hunter

Published: 2004

ISBN: 0-9542966-1-3


THE LOST TOWN OF INNERMESSAN Jack Hunter

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GLASGOW’S GALLOWAY SCHOOL


A brief history of Galloway House, Garlieston followed by a detailed history of its occupancy by Glasgow Corporation which ran a residential school (1949-1977) providing city youngsters with experience of country living.


Author: David Kirkwood

Published: 2013

ISBN: 978-1-906737-08-5



A GALLOWAY MAN AMONG "THE FEW" Jack Hunter

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A GALLOWAY MAN AMONG "THE FEW"


Jack Hunter tells the story of Andrew McDowall, from Mildriggan, Kirkinner, Wigtownshire.  He was a man who gave amazing service in the R.A.F., flying Spitfires and Meteor jets during World War Two.


Author: Jack Hunter

Published: 2010

ISBN: 978-1-906737-05-4



A PEEP AT STRANRAER’S PAST


Photographs and thoughts from Stranraer’s past.



Author: Donnie Nelson

Published: 1999

ISBN: 0-9535776-3-5


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A GALLOWAY MAN AMONG "THE FEW" Jack Hunter

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THE EARLS OF GALLOWAY AND GALLOWAY HOUSE


This book charts the history of the Earldom with details of the family based at Galloway House as well as the history of the house itself.


Author: David Kirkwood

Published: 2014

ISBN: 978-1-906737-09-2



A GALLOWAY MAN AMONG "THE FEW" Jack Hunter

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