This list gives access to a variety of extracts from old books and newspapers illustrative of many aspects of life in Kirkcudbright and the surrounding area over the centuries, along with some notable obituaries and articles specially written for this website.
Galloway Books in PDF Format
The website www.archive.org has a collection of scanned books, mainly the product of the Google Book Project. We have a series of links in the form of embedded posts to some of these books which we think may be relevant to this site.
Newspapers and Periodicals.
Over the years a large amount of extremely valuable genealogical and historical material has been published in local newspapers and magazines. Follow this link for an index of those articles reproduced on this site:
This section contains the published obituaries of some notable Kirkcudbright residents.
This section contains extracts from old books which I consider to be of local interest.