Dumfriesshire


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Dumfriesshire

or

Dumfries,

former county, SW Scotland. Under the Local Government Act of 1973, Dumfriesshire became (1975) part of the new Dumfries and Galloway region (now a council area).

Dumfriesshire

(until 1975) a county in S Scotland, on the Solway Firth, now part of Dumfries and Galloway
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An appeal has gone out to all the clubs in Dumfriesshire and the Stewartry in the hope that committee members will step forward.
It was held to raise funds for the Auld Alliance Twinning Association which links the Dumfriesshire villages of Penpont, Keir, Tynron and Dunscore with similarly small villages in northern France.
Alpha Solway is headquartered in Dumfriesshire, which is also the location of their design and manufacturing facilities.
My father was born and farmed in Dumfriesshire, where the family seat of the Maxwells is situated at Nithsdale and we have long been involved in the Borders turbulent history.
Where and why Deep in the lush Dumfriesshire countryside lies this laid back family-owned country house hotel.
The painting was stolen from Drumlanrig Castle on the Duke of Buccleuch's estate in Dumfriesshire in 2003.
Detectives in Durham are working with Dumfries and Galloway police to trace the gang after a pounds 30,000 raid on a supermarket cash machine in Langholm, Dumfriesshire.
Arla Foods UK has announced plans to open a new Scottish dairy at Lockerbie in Dumfriesshire early in 2005.
Belated congratulations go to Lucinda Lungo, youngest daughter of Len and Barbara - trainer and owner respectively of Mirjan - and James Tate, eldest son of Thomas and Hazel, who were married in Dumfriesshire last month.
The front lawn of the museum (right) has been transformed since 1999 into three acres of serpentine contours, mounds and crescent-shaped pools by the designer and critic Charles Jencks, whose own garden at Portrack House, Dumfriesshire, is one of the most celebrated of recent times.
The bodies of Peter Elliot, aged 19, and his girlfriend Catriona Cook, aged 17, were discovered in a room at his father's farm three miles outside Sanquhar, Dumfriesshire.
After a number of amorous and other adventures there and several trips to other parts of Scotland, he settled in the summer of 1788 at a farm in Ellisland, Dumfriesshire.