Dumfries, Dumfries and Galloway

Photos, Maps, Books and Memories of Dumfries

Old Maps of Dumfries

Historic Maps of Dumfries and the local area.

More maps coming!

We are busy preparing more old maps of Dumfries from other years.

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 (...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.