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My grand parents and my father came from the village as well as aunties and uncles, Hugh and Jessie Bell north street. My granddad had the sheds at the rear of the old church now a garage.{next to the electricity sub station. I spent all my weekends and holidays in the village {fantastic memories}. I had (...Read full memory)

Hello, It's great to hear some of the memories from Glenluce. I myself have not yet managed to visit but my family originates from Glenluce and the surrounding areas as far back as I can tell (currently 1750s). I would be very interested to hear from anyone who has any connection to Saunders or Sanders or Sanderson from Glenluce or Wigtownshire in general. Many thanks, Neil

I am looking for information about my great, great, great grandfather Stevenson Muirhead. I know he was born in Ireland in 1822 but died in Glenluce 1874. I know my great, great grandfather, also Stevenson Muirhead, was born in Balcarry, Glenluce in 1856. Any information would be great even if it's just what the town was like back then.

Looking for family members of James Marshall who was married to Annie McLellan and lived in OLd Luce in the 1880s. Daughters; Mary Marshall (b.1883) died in Glasgow married to William Edgar b 1883 in Keir, Dumfriesshire, Maggie and Samuel McLellan Marshall b 1873 at Old Luce, Wigtown, any info on family members please to Derek Dickson.

Hi, I was born in New Luce and brought up at Balcary holdings by my dad, aunt, and gran. I went to Glenluce school. My uncle was a mechanic in Mclellands garage in the village, his wife worked in the bakers. I visit twice a year as the aunt who brought me up still lives in the village, aged 94.

Hi my name is Alan Leitch, all of my family did come from Glenluce from 1740 to 1960s. I spent every school holiday from the age of five until I was 15 years old in Glenluce with my friends Peter Frothingham and Murry McCracken, roaming the Shore Road and Stairhaven or in Glenluce Railway Signal box with Peter's dad who was a (...Read full memory)