Galloway  Scotland


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

Galloway, ancient dist. in SW. of Scotland; it comprised the cos. of Kirkcudbright and Wigtown, and was divided into Upper Galloway in the N., Lower Galloway in the S., and the Rhinns of Galloway in the W.

Galloway through time

Galloway 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 Galloway itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 22nd May 2022

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