Lockerbie  Dumfries Shire


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

Lockerbie, market town and police burgh with ry. sta., Dryfesdale par., Dumfriesshire, 14½ miles NE. of Dumfries and 316 NW. of London by rail, pop. 2029; P.O., T.O., 4 Banks, 1 newspaper. Market-day, Thursday. Lockerbie has several important sheep and cattle fairs, the lamb fair in August being the largest in Scotland. In the vicinity are the old tower of the Johnstones of Lockerbie, and Lockerbie House, seat.

Lockerbie through time

Lockerbie 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 Lockerbie itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 16th April 2024

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