Inch  Wigtownshire


In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Inch like this:

Inch, coast par., NW. Wigtownshire, 30,844 ac., pop. 3766; contains part of the town of Stranraer; Sir JoHu Ross (1777-1856), the Arctic navigator, was a native.

Inch through time

Inch is now part of Dumfries and Galloway district. Click here for graphs and data of how Dumfries and Galloway has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Inch itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Inch, in Dumfries and Galloway and Wigtownshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 18th June 2024

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