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Dumfries, Dumfries and Galloway
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

Historic maps of Dumfries and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.

Uncle Syd N Aunty Chrissie

my aunt chrissie and uncle syd stayed just under the arch and i remember their black n white cat lying at the doorstep. When my uncle used to take me a walk around the ...Read full memory

A memory of Dumfries by Fiona Jardine

Dumfries Old Stable Block

Syd and Chrissie Harvey used to live in the flat above the archway when he worked for the town council as the foreman gardener. I lived on the other side of the building. ...Read full memory

A memory of Dumfries by Janet Rogerson

Gillfield Terrace

My grandmother and grandfather brought up their children at (I believe) 16 Gillfield Terrace. Subsequently, my aunt lived in the same cottage. I visited in about 1952 and have, ...Read full memory

A memory of Dumfries by Susan Walter