New Galloway  Kirkcudbrightshire


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

Galloway, New, police and royal burgh with ry. sta., Kells par., Kirkcudbright, on Water of Ken, 5 miles NW. of its sta., 19 N. of Kirkcudbright, and 25 W. of Dumfries -- police burgh, pop. 422; royal burgh, pop. 398; P.O., T.O., and P.O. at New Galloway Station, 1 Bank; has half-yearlyfairs. NewG., along with Wigtown, Stranraer, and Whithorn, returned 1 member till 1885.

New Galloway through time

New 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 New Galloway itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 22nd March 2019

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