Kirkcudbright History Society

About

Kirkcudbright History Society was established in 2001 with the aim of promoting and encouraging interest in the history of the town of Kirkcudbright and its immediate environs, and more generally in the former county of the Stewartry of Kirkcudbright (Kirkcudbrightshire).

The Society meets monthly from October to March to hear a guest lecturer.
Meetings are held in Kirkcudbright Parish Church Hall, St. Mary St., Kirkcudbright on the second Wednesday of the month, starting at 7.30pm. All are welcome.

Location

Kirkcudbright, DG6 4DN

Contact

Miss H G Bowick
Secretary
01557 330193

Events List

Date Title Town/City
14 November, 2018 - 19:30 Scotland's Lost Genius. The stained glass of Alf Webster and some Galloway connections Kirkcudbright
10 October, 2018 - 19:30 The Swan family, living and working in Kirkcudbright since 1858 Kirkcudbright
15 August, 2018 - 14:30 Kirkyard Trail - 15 August 2018 Kirkcudbright
8 August, 2018 - 19:00 Kirkyard Trail - 8 August 2018 Kirkcudbright
1 August, 2018 - 14:30 Kirkyard Trail - 1 August 2018 Kirkcudbright
25 July, 2018 - 19:00 Kirkyard Trail - 25 July 2018 Kirkcudbright
18 July, 2018 - 14:30 Kirkyard Trail - 18 July 2018 Kirkcudbright
11 July, 2018 - 19:00 Kirkyard Trail - 11 July 2018 Kirkcudbright
14 March, 2018 - 19:30 Excavations at Torrs Hill-fort in 2016 Kirkcudbright
14 February, 2018 - 19:30 Film Archives of the Glenkens in the 1950s Kirkcudbright
10 January, 2018 - 19:30 Convict Transportation to Australia from Dumfries and Galloway (1787-1868) and my Convict Ancestors Kirkcudbright
13 December, 2017 - 19:30 Hunting Witches in Galloway Kirkcudbright
8 November, 2017 - 19:30 Change: Cine Films of 1950s Kirkcudbright Kirkcudbright
11 October, 2017 - 19:30 The Castles of Kirkcudbrightshire Kirkcudbright
11 October, 2017 - 19:30 The Castles of Kirkcudbrightshire Kirkcudbright
16 August, 2017 - 14:30 Kirkyard Tour Kirkcudbright
9 August, 2017 - 19:00 Kirkyard Tour Kirkcudbright
2 August, 2017 - 14:30 Kirkyard Tour Kirkcudbright
26 July, 2017 - 19:00 Kirkyard Tour Kirkcudbright
19 July, 2017 - 14:30 Kirkyard Tour Kirkcudbright
12 July, 2017 - 19:00 Kirkyard Tour Kirkcudbright
8 March, 2017 - 19:30 The History of a House in Townend Kirkcudbright - Vivien Dania Kirkcudbright
8 February, 2017 - 19:30 592 Years and Not Out: A Short History of the Haill Six Incorporated Trades of Kirkcudbright Kirkcudbright
11 January, 2017 - 19:30 ‘Tongland Abbey and Tongland Fish House – A Tale of two Ruins’ - Dr David Devereux Kirkcudbright
14 December, 2016 - 19:30 Robert Heron and the Galloway Enlightenment - talk by Ted Cowan Kirkcudbright
9 November, 2016 - 19:30 Jim Gordon and his Galloway Ancestry - John (Jack) Gordon Kirkcudbright
12 October, 2016 - 19:30 The Copland Photographic Collection Kirkcudbright
18 May, 2016 - 19:00 Discovery of the Viking Hoard in the Stewartry Kirkcudbright
9 March, 2016 - 19:30 Deltiology - A Local Collector's Treasure Trove of Images Kirkcudbright
10 February, 2016 - 19:30 Little Ross lighthouse - How it came to be built Kirkcudbright
13 January, 2016 - 19:30 Birds and Burns Kirkcudbright
9 December, 2015 - 19:30 The Forgotten Railways of Galloway Kircudbright
11 November, 2015 - 19:30 "Bringing History to Life: the photographs of William McMurray" by David Steel Kirkcudbright
14 October, 2015 - 19:30 Cree Valley Woodland Heritage Kirkcudbright
11 March, 2015 - 19:30 AGM and Quiz Kirkcudbright
11 February, 2015 - 19:30 Kirkcudbright Prison in Victorian Times Kirkcudbright
14 January, 2015 - 19:30 Billy Marshall- Galloway Gypsy and Leveller Kirkcudbright
10 December, 2014 - 19:30 Blackloch of Myrton: an Iron Age Loch Village in Wigtownshire Kirkcudbright
12 November, 2014 - 19:30 War Memorials of the Stewartry and the Men Commemorated Kirkcudbright
8 October, 2014 - 19:30 Mottes, Monks and Merchants: Domination, Conquest and Colonisation in 12th and 13th century Galloway Kirkcudbright
12 March, 2014 - 19:30 Bog bodies in Dumfries and Galloway Kirkcudbright
12 February, 2014 - 19:30 J&R Wallace, The Foundry, Castle Douglas Kirkcudbright
8 January, 2014 - 19:30 An Illustrated talk on Historic Costume Kirkcudbright
11 December, 2013 - 19:30 Buildings at risk in Dumfries and Galloway Kirkcudbright
13 November, 2013 - 19:30 Ethnology of Dumfries and Galloway: What everyday life can tell us Kirkcudbright
9 October, 2013 - 19:30 Vikings in Dumfries and Galloway Kirkcudbright