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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 GALLOWAY MAN AMONG "THE FEW" Jack Hunter

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THE PARISH OF KIRKMAIDEN 1854


A statistical, historical and miscellaneous memoranda of the Parish.




Author: William Todd

Published: 2010

ISBN: 978-1-906737-03-0


THE PARISH OF KIRKMAIDEN 1854 William Todd

Price: £15.00


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WIGTOWNSHIRE VERNACULAR BUILDINGS John R Hume

WIGTOWNSHIRE VERNACULAR BUILDINGS


A comprehensive book of Wigtownshire’s historic buildings with over 100 drawings by the author.



Author: John R Hume

Published: 2009

ISBN: 978-1-906737-01-6


Price: £4.75


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A FLIGHT TOO FAR


The story of Elsie Mackay of Glenapp who was lost in 1928 when attempting to fly over the Atlantic from East to West.



Author: Jack Hunter

Published: 2008

ISBN: 978-0-9542966-8-1


A FLIGHT TOO FAR Jack Hunter

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THE WIGTOWNSHIRE CONSTABULARY


The history of the Police Force in the County from 1834 until 1948.




Author: David Kirkwood

Published: 2008

ISBN: 978-1-906737-00-9


THE WIGTOWNSHIRE CONSTABULARY David Kirkwood

Price: £4.95


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BOBBIES ON THE BEAT


This book charts the history of the Wigtownshire Constabulary’s bobbies, their responsibilities, beats and investigations.




Author: David Kirkwood

Published: 2009

ISBN: 978-1-906737-02-3


BOBBIES ON THE BEAT David Kirkwood

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100 YEARS OF STRANRAER GOLF CLUB





Authors: James Blair, Andrew Hannay

             and James Sproule

Published: 2007

ISBN: 978-0-9542966-6-7


100 YEARS OF STRANRAER GOLF CLUB James Blair, Andrew Hannay, James Sproule

Price: £7.00


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PREHISTORIC SETTLEMENT IN THE WIGTOWNSHIRE MOORS


Dr Murray describes prehistoric remains on the Wigtownshire moors.




Author: Dr Jane Murray

Published: 2006

ISBN: 0-9542966-5-6


Price: £4.75


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PLACE-NAMES OF THE WIGTOWNSHIRE MOORS AND MACHARS


An invaluable guide to the origins of place names around us (a companion book to ‘Place-Names in the Rhinns of Galloway and Luce Valley’)


Author: John MacQueen

Published: 2008

ISBN: 0-9535776-8-6


PLACE-NAMES OF THE WIGTOWNSHIRE MOORS AND MACHARS John MacQueen

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A PEEP AT STRANRAER’S PAST


Photographs and thoughts from Stranraer’s past.



Author: Donnie Nelson

Published: 1999

ISBN: 0-9535776-3-5


Price: £4.00


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THE LOSS OF THE ‘PRINCESS VICTORIA’ - REVISED EDITION


The loss of the Stranraer-Larne ferry, ‘Princess Victoria’ in a severe storm in the North Channel on 31st January 1953 when 133 people perished.


Author: Jack Hunter

Published: 2010

ISBN: 978-1-906737-04-7


Price: £4.00


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STRANRAER IN WORLD WAR TWO - REVISED EDITION


The brief overall view of the many and varied military operations and installations in the area during World War Two.



Author: Archie Bell

Published: 2005

ISBN: 0-9542966-3-X

Price: £3.50


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AULD LANG SYNE IN THE RHINS OF GALLOWAY


Memories of childhood days spent in the Rhins of Galloway at the end of the nineteenth century.




Author: Prof. Charles McNeil

Published: 2003

ISBN: 0-9542966-0-5


AULD LANG SYNE IN THE RHINS OF GALLOWAY Prof Charles McNeil

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ROYAL BURGH OF STRANRAER 1617-1967-2000


A comprehensive history of Stranraer  from its earliest times to the Royal Charter from King James VI in 1617 and thence to the year 2000. Reprinted in 2000 with additions by Christine Wilson, Jack Hunter and Donnie Nelson.


Author: John S. Boyd

Published: 2000

ISBN: 0-9535776-4-3


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AIRCREW IN WARTIME


Norman Fidler relates his wartime experiences in the R.A.F. in World War Two.




Author: Norman Fidler

Published: 2006

ISBN: 0-9542966-4-8


AIRCREW IN WARTIME Norman Fidler

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WAIT TILL YOUR FATHER COMES HOME ON LEAVE


Reminiscences of young Donnie Nelson from 1939 until the end of World War Two.


Author: Donnie Nelson

Published: 2012

ISBN: 978-1-906737-07-8



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



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