In 1882-4, Frances Groome's Ordnance Gazetteer of Scotland described Springholm like this:
Springholm, a village on the mutual border of Urr and Kirkpatrick-Durham parishes, Kirkcudbrightshire, 6 miles NNE of Castle-Douglas. It has a post office under Dalbeattie.
A Vision of Britain through Time includes a large library of local statistics for administrative units. For the best overall sense of how the area containing Springholm has changed, please see our redistricted information for the modern district of Dumfries and Galloway. More detailed statistical data are available under Units and statistics, which includes both administrative units covering Springholm and units named after it.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Springholm, in Dumfries and Galloway and Kirkcudbrightshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 17th September 2014
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