Contents
The Dumfriesshire Companion
Haig Gordon

THEMES & PERSONALITIES

Introduction

Some Historical Background

The Border

From Westerkirk to Westminster Abbey -
Thomas Telford


Robert Burns - Doonhamer

The Sage of Ecclefechan - Thomas Carlyle

Hugh MacDiarmid and the Muckle Toon

Other Literary Figures

The Artists

Fame and Fortune

Other Pairs of Eyes

Contents
PLACES
Ae Cummertrees Holywood Parkgate
Amisfield Dalswinton Johnstonebridge Penpont
Annan Dalton Kettleholm Powfoot
Auldgirth Dornock Kirkconnel Ruthwell
Bankend Dumfries Kirkpatrick-Fleming Sanquhar
Beattock Duncow Kirkton Templand
Bentpath Dunscore Kirtlebridge Thornhill
Brydekirk Durisdeer Langholm Tinwald
Canonbie Eaglesfield Lochmaben Torthorwald
Carronbridge Eastriggs Lockerbie Tynron
Carrustherstown Ecclefechan Middlebie Wanlockhead
Chapelknowe Eskdalemuir Moffat Waterbeck
Clarencefield Glencaple Moniaive  
Closeburn Gretna Mouswald  
Collin Hightae Newton Wamphrey  

THEMES & PERSONALITIES
Some Historical Background
The Border
From Westerkirk to Westminster Abbey - Thomas Telford
Robert Burns - Doonhamer
The Sage of Ecclefechan - Thomas Carlyle
Hugh MacDiarmid and the Muckle Toon
Other Literary Figures
The Artists
Fame and Fortune
Other Pairs of Eyes

Acknowledgements
Index

PLACES

Ae
Amisfield
Annan
Auldgirth
Bankend
Beattock
Bentpath
Brydekirk
Canonbie
Carronbridge
Carrurtherstown
Chapelknowe
Clarencefield
Closeburn
Collin
Cummertrees
Dalswinton
Dalton
Dornock
Dumfries
Duncow
Dunscore
Durisdeer
Eaglesfield
Eastriggs
Ecclefechan
Eskdalemuir
Glencaple
Gretna
Hightae
Holywood
Johnstonebridge
Kettleholm
Kirkconnel
Kirkpatrick Fleming
Kirkton
Kirtlebridge
Langholm
Lochmaben
Lockerbie
Middlebie
Moffat
Moniaive
Mouswald
Newton Wamphray
Parkgate
Penpont
Powfoot
Ruthwell
Sanquhar
Templand
Thornhill
Tinwald
Torthorwald
Tynron
Wanlockhead
Waterbeck

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