Gasstown  Dumfries Shire


In 1882-4, Frances Groome's Ordnance Gazetteer of Scotland described Gasstown like this:

Gasstown, a village in Dumfries parish, Dumfriesshire, 1½ mile SSE of Dumfries town, under which it has a post office. It was founded about 1810 by Joseph Gass. Pop., with Heathery Row, (1871) 521, (1881) 467.

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Gasstown through time

Gasstown 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 Gasstown itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 30th June 2022

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