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Mid-Nithsdale glossary

Scott, W. A.

Mid-Nithsdale glossary

Dumfriesshire dialect seventy years ago

by Scott, W. A.

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Published by Addendum Books in Thornhill .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby W.A. Scott ; edited and introduced by I.G Anderson.
ContributionsAnderson, I. G.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18446674M
ISBN 101902687036

  Our tourism market has suffered greatly from the foot and mouth crisis that has gripped our region, like so many others, but we look forward to welcoming old friends and new to treasures such as the Scottish national book town at Wigtown, the fishing port at Kirkcudbright and the rugged scenery of upper and mid-Nithsdale, with its mining towns. Thornhill (Scottish Gaelic: Bàrr na Driseig) is a town in the Mid Nithsdale area of Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland, south of Sanquhar and north of Dumfries on the main A76 ill sits in the Nithsdale valley with the Carsphairn and Scaur range to the west and the Lowther hills to the east. It was initially a small village, planned and built in on the Queensberry Estate on the Council area: Dumfries and Galloway.

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The Vernacular of Mid"Nithsdale. By W. A. Scom. fThis individual and ohanacteristic pap€r has not received. the benefit o,f the author's revision. Shoftly after it was. written-o,n 23rd November, and while his vigoro,us. personality and rare command of the Scots tongue were fresh. in our memories, he met with a fatal bic5'cle accident in the.


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XLIV, PP. TO 22O Journals listed here may be borrowed from the Library by members of the Association in.Dumfries and Galloway (Dumfries an Gallowa, Dùn Phrìs is Gall-Ghaidhealaibh) is one of 32 unitary council areas of Scotland and is located in the western Southern Uplands.

relations.Robert Mundell, Wallace Hall, Thornhill, The Carlyle Letters, James Likley, and Paisley Union Banking Company. Wallace Hall Academy is still in operation and is now listed as " a six year comprehensive school situated in the village of Thornhill in mid-Nithsdale some 14 miles north of Dumfries on the A The school serves Thornhill itself as.