Dumfries, Dumfries and Galloway
Browse our selection of old black and white photographs of Dumfries, along with a selection of historic maps, local history books, and fascinating memories that our visitors have contributed. All our photos and maps are available to buy in a wide range of product formats, including framed prints, canvas prints, tea towels, mugs, jigsaws, tableware, cushion covers and as one photo in a customised calendar. Most of our local history books can have a personalised inscription added for FREE to the title page.
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I am 83 at present yet the memories of my birth place are with me forever. I was born in Dumfries at the address 2 Mitchels Lane. Also known to the locals as Skitter Lane best not to go into that. I grew up just a stone throw from the river Nith and as a boy spent a lot of time boating on the river or swimming in the Salmon Hole (...Read full memory)
my dad alex who was killed in an accident in 1953 was major johnsons batman during the war,after his death my mother and sisters and i went there for our christmas dinners i played with the sons andrew and graham and when it was time to leave the servants used to line up to give us a present and say goodbye.