History of the Counties of Ayr and Wigton [Scotland]: Volume I: Kyle [2 volumes]


History of the Counties of Ayr & Wigton [Scotland]: Volume I: Kyle.

James Paterson.

A detailed parish history of the Scottish counties of Ayr and Wigton. Each parish visited in this narrative is described in terms of etymology, civil and ecclesiastical history, rise and progress, antiquities, and a preponderance of anecdotes and sketches conveying much local color. Much of genealogical interest can be found in these pages, featuring abundant references to the ancient families of the counties, their ancestral homes, their places of worship and the monuments to their posterity. The text is enhanced by delightful woodcuts.

1863, (2002)paper, 2 vols, 838 pp.

ISBN: 9780788415661