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Contents of Series III, Volume 83 (2009)

Ostracods from the West Moat at Caerlaverock Castle
by Mervin Kontrovitz and Huw I Griffiths
1
The Reverend William Little (1797?–1867), A Preliminary Account of his Entomological Activities
by E Geoffrey Hancock, Ronald M Dobson and James Williams
5
Punt Gunning for Wildfowl and Waders
by John Young
17
Excavation of an Iron Age Round House and Associated Palisaded Enclosure at Whitecrook Quarry, Glenluce
by Douglas Gordon et al
23
Rosnat, Whithorn and Cornwall
by Anfrew Breeze
43
A Note on the Dating of Barhobble Chapel Bones and the Historical Context of their Deposition
by Richard Oram
51
'A Loop in the Forth is Worth an Earldom in the North' — The Rediscovery of Scotland's Monastic Landscapes: Monastic Granges in Dumfriesshire and Galloway
by Derek Hall
55
Evidences for 'Lost' Thirteenth-Century Enclosure/Courtyard Castles in S W Scotland: An Overview Assessment and Survey
by Richard Smith
67
The Origin of the Irvings
by Alastair Maxwell-Irving
81
Glenstocken, Gutcher's Island, Colvend
by Jane Brann, Nic Coombey and Geoffrey Stell
91
Smuggling and Kirkudbright Merchant Companies in the Eighteenth Century
by Frances Wilkins
105
'Mokisins', 'Cloaks' and 'A Belt of Peculiar Fabric': Recovering the History of the Thomas Whyte Collection of North American Clothing formerly in the Grierson Museum
by Alison Brown
131
The Birtwhistles of Galloway and Craven: Drovers, Industrialists, Writers and Spies
by Tony Stephens
151
Strolling Players, Minstrels and Living People: Entertainers in Galloway and in Dumfries 1861–1871
by Innes Macleod
181
'I have the Prospect of going to Galloway': the Rev Walter Gregor and the Ethnographic Survey of the United Kingdom
by Stephen Miller
211
Addenda Antiquaria
  A Neolithic Roughout Axehead from Dunragit
by John Pickin
225
  The Lochenkit Moor Covenanters — a Newly Discovered Account of a 'Killing Times' Incident
by David F. Devereux
229
  Kirk Sessions as Bridge Builders — Lochfoot and Twynholm
by Alex Anderson and James Williams
232
  Elshieshiels Records
by Dr J B Wilson
238
  Walter Newall and Moffat Baths (now Moffat Town Hall)
by Antony Wolff
239
Reviews
  From Caledonia to Pictland: Scotland to 795, by James E Fraser and From Pictland to Alba, 789–1070, by Alex Woolf. Volumes 1 and 2 of The New Edinburgh History of Scotland
Andrew Breeze
243
Obituary
  Rev David Edward Marsden MA, BA, DPS (1929–2009) 245
Proceedings246
Revised Rules of the Society253

Contents of Series III, Volume 84 (2010)

Rosa Gigantia – George Watt, including 'On the trail of Two Knights' by Girija Viraraghavan
by Morag Williams
1
Galloway Crannogs: An Interim Report on Work at Dorman's Island and Cults Loch by the Scottish Wetland Archaeology Programme
by Graeme Cavers and Anne Crone
11
Homesteads in West Galloway: Excavation at Airyolland, Mochrum, Wigtownshire
by Graeme Cavers and George Geddes (with contributions from Rob Engl, Andrew Heald, David Masson, Scott Timpany and Jackaline Robertson)
19
The Isle of Whithorn: Towards a Reassessment
by Mike McCarthy, Ian Armit, Chris Gaffney and Bobby Friel
43
Personal Allegiance in South West Scotland: 1286–1356
by Stuart McCulloch
57
The Gordons of Earlstoun
by Andrew McCulloch
73
The 'Old Edinburgh Road' in Dumfriesshire and Galloway
by A.D. Anderson
101
Were the Wigtown Martyrs Drowned? A Reappraisal
by A.E. MacRobert
121
Observations on an Eighteenth Century Gradient Diagram
by James D. McLay
129
Transactions and Proceedings 1868–75: The Society's Missing Years
by James Williams
139
Addenda Antiquaria
  Two Letters from Joseph Train Relating to His Early Literary Career and Collaboration with (Sir) Walter Scott
by David F. Devereux
161
Reviews
  Whithorn's Renown in the Early Medieval Period: Whithorn, 'Futerna' and 'Magnum Monasterium', by Fiona Edmonds and St. Ninian and the Earliest Christianity in Scotland: Papers from the Conference Held by the Friends of the Whithorn Trust in Whithorn on September 15th 2007, ed. Jane Murray
Andrew Breeze
164
Notice of Publications166
Obituary
  James Williams (1944–2009) 167
Proceedings169
Rules of the Society176

Contents of Series III, Volume 85 (2011)

Rosa Gigantia – 'Sir George Watt' Part II, including "'Sir George Watt' escorts 'Baroness Dawn' to Scotland" by Girija Viraraghavan
by Morag Williams
1
The 2010 Dumfriesshire Rookery Census: Including comparisons with the surveys of 1908, 1921, 1963, 1975, 1993, 2003, 2004 and 2008
by L.R. Griffin, D. Skilling, R.T. Smith, J.G. Young
9
Excavation and Recording of Three Sites at Knocknab on Torrs Warren, West Freugh
by Diana Coles, Alison Sheridan and Crane Begg with contributions from Philip Abramson, Charles French and Jane Murray
17
Neolithic, Bronze Age, Anglian and Later Discoveries at Lockerbie
by Magnus Kirby
53
Sir Enguerrand de Umfraville: His Life, Descent and Issue
by Alex Maxwell Findlater
67
Gaelic in Galloway: Part One — Expansion
by Alistair Livingstone
85
The Dumfries Collectors and the King's Boat at Carsethorn, 1764–1799
by Frances Wilkins
93
The Gatehouse Adventure: The Makers of a Planned Town 1760 to 1830
by David Steel
119
The Decline of Liberalism in Dumfriesshire: Was It the Standard Wot Done It?
by David Dutton
143
Addenda Antiquaria
  Joseph Train, Robert Malcolmson and the Collection of Folklore for (Sir) Walter Scott and James Hogg
by David F. Devereux
161
  A Medieval Hunting Leash Mount from Palnure, Dumfries and Galloway, Analysis and Discussion
by Stuart Campbell
164
Reviews
  Kirkpatrick Fleming: On the Borders of History, by Duncan and Sheila Adamson
Alex McCracken
168
  The Men of the North: The Britons of Southern Scotland, by Tim Clarkson
David F. Devereux
168
  Art in Madness: Dr. W.A.F. Browne's Collection of Patient Art at Crichton Royal Institution, Dumfries, by Maureen Park
Carol Hogarth
170
Obituary
  James Banks (1914–2010) 175
Proceedings176

Contents of Series III, Volume 86 (2012)

The Crichton Royal Institution Gardens: From Inception to 1933
by Jacky Card
1
Notes on the Occurrence and Distribution of Coleoptera in Scotland Associated with the Rev. William Little
by Ronald M. Dodson, David Hutchins and E. Geoffrey Hancock
17
A Burnt Mound and Wooden Posts on the A75 at Derskelpin Farm, Dergoals, Glenluce, 2010
by Phil Moore and Ian Suddaby
37
The Names of Rheged
by Andrew Breeze
51
Gaelic in Galloway: Part Two — Contraction
by Alistair Livingston
63
Medieval Woodland Management in Southern Scotland
by John M. Gilbert
77
Harestanes of Craigs — A Family Come and Gone
by Alex Maxwell Findlater
119
Old Maps and Roads in Nithsdale: With Particular Reference to Durisdeer
by Martin Allen
129
Corruption, Regionalism and Legal Practice in Eighteenth-Century Scotland: The Rise and Fall of David Armstrong, Advocate
by John Finlay
145
Joseph Train, Antiquarianism and the Statistical Accounts of Scotland and Man
by Ian Hill
175
The Story of Corncockle Quarry
by John Wilson
197
Andrew Barrie: Philanthropist and Public Benefactor
by James Grierson
203
Addenda Antiquaria
  The Old Edinburgh Road at Barscobe and Balmaclellan
by Alan Pallister and A.D. Anderson
209
Reviews
  Bile ós Chrannaibh: A Festschrift for William Gillies, edited by Wilson McLeod, Abigail Bunyeat, Domhnall Uilleam Stiùbhart, Thomas Owen Clancy and Roibeard Ó Maolalaigh
Andrew Breeze
211
Obituaries
  Bridget Gerdes (1923–2011) 216
  William F. Prentice (1925–2012) 218
Proceedings219

Contents of Series III, Volume 87 (2013)

Dumfriesshire and Galloway Natural History and Antiquarian Society 150th Anniversary Conference Report1
The Founding and Early History of Our Society
by Dr Francis Toolis
5
The Founding of Our Society 1862: Contemporary Context and Cultural Climate
by Edward J. Cowan
15
Excavations at Trusty's Hill, 2012
by Ronan Toolis and Christopher Bowles
27
Recent Investigations at Carzield Roman Fort, Kirkton, Dumfries And Galloway
by Warren R. Bailie
51
Gaill, Gàidheil, Gall-Ghàidheil and the Cenéla of Greater Galloway
by Dr D.C. McWhannell
81
Narrowboats in Galloway: Alexander Gordon, Marl, and the Carlingwark Canal
by Pat Jones
117
John Rutherford, Society Member and Photographer in Annandale
by Morag Williams
135
The Dumfries 'Troublemaker': Lord Loreburn's Critique Of British Foreign Policy, 1899–1919
by David Dutton
165
Addenda Antiquaria
  Corporal Donaldson's Complaint: An Example of Military Support for the Board of Customs in Counter-Smuggling Activities in Early Eighteenth-Century Galloway
by David F. Devereux, Alison Greenshields and Elaine Pattison
191
  A Note on the Growing of Flax and the Manufacture of Linen in the Lochmaben Area
by John Wilson
195
Reviews
  Beyond the Gododdin: Dark Age Scotland in Medieval Wales: The Proceedings of a Day Conference Held on 19 February 2005, edited by Alex Woolf
Andrew Breeze
197
  Mary Queen of Scots and Her Escapes, by A.E. MacRobert
David Devereux
199
  Kirkmahoe War Memorials, compiled by Connie Davidson, John Williams and Morag Williams, edited by Morag Williams
Rosemary King
200
Proceedings176

Contents of Series III, Volume 88 (2014)

Herbarium of Matthew Jamieson
by David Hawker
1
Historians, Linguists, and Picts
by Andrew Breeze
7
A Traveller’s End? — A Reconsideration of a Viking-Age Burial at Carronbridge, Dumfriesshire
by Shane McLeod
13
Cumbric Trev in Kyle, Carrick, Galloway and Dumfriesshire
by Alan G. James
21
The Historical Geography of Sanquhar
by Martin Allen
43
The Castles of Dumfries and Galloway Described by MacGibbon and Ross 1887–92: What Has Become of Them Since?
by Janet Brennan-Inglis
57
Lord Herries and Mary Queen of Scots
by A.E. MacRobert
79
Smuggling in Annandale
by Frances Wilkins
85
Duchess Bridge, Langholm: An Early Scottish Cast-Iron Footbridge — Made in England
by Aonghus MacKechnie
109
The Dumfriesshire and Galloway Natural History and Antiquarian Society Library
by Pauline Williams
117
John Rutherford, Society Member and Photographer in Nithsdale
by Morag Williams
135
The Fourth Estate in Dumfries and the Coming of the First World War
by David Dutton
181
Reviews
  The Iron Age in Galloway: The Friends of the Whithorn Trust 2014 Conference203
Notice of Publication206
Proceedings211