Eldrig  Wigtownshire


In 1882-4, Frances Groome's Ordnance Gazetteer of Scotland described Eldrig like this:

Eldrig or Elrig, a village in Mochrum parish, SE Wigtownshire, 3 miles NW of Port William. Eldrig Loch, 1 mile to the N, lies 260 feet above sea-level, has an utmost length and width of ½ mile and 1 furlong, and contains some fine trout.—Ord. Sur., sh. 4, 1857.

Additional information about this locality is available for Mochrum

Eldrig through time

Eldrig 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 Eldrig itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 27th May 2022

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