Penpont  Dumfries Shire


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

Penpont, par. and vil., NW. Dumfriesshire - par., 21,961 ac., pop. 1176; vil., on Scar Water, 2 miles SW. of Thornhill, pop. 437; P.O., T.O.

Penpont through time

Penpont 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 Penpont itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 27th January 2022

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