Kirkcudbrightshire Archives and Libraries

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For a list of archives and libraries on the national level, go to the Scotland Archives and Libraries page.

Archive[edit | edit source]

Dumfries and Galloway Archives
Ewart Library
Catherine Street
Dumfries DG1 1JB UK
Telephone: 01387 260285
Email: libarchive@dumgal.gov.uk
Website: Dumfries and Galloway

We hold records that tell the story of over 600 years of Dumfries and Galloway's history. These include official records and those of individuals, families, businesses, and institutions. One of the most popular uses of our archives is for family history and genealogy research. There is a wealth of information available in Dumfries and Galloway to help you find out more about your family's history and trace your ancestors.

Libraries[edit | edit source]

Castle Douglas Library
39 King St
Castle Douglas DG7 1AE UK
Telephone: 01556 505260/505261
Email: lib.castledouglas@dumgal.gov.uk
Website: Castle Douglas Library

Gatehouse Library
63 High Street
Gatehouse of Fleet DG7 2HS UK
Telephone: 01557 814646
Email: lib.gatehouse@dumgal.gov.uk
Website: Gatehouse Library

Dalbeattie Library
23 High St
Dalbeattie DG5 4AD UK
Telephone: 01556 610898
Email: customerservicedalbeattie@dumgal.gov.uk
Website: Dalbeattie Library
Website #2: Dalbeattie Library

Dalry Library
81 Main Street
St John's Town of Dalry
Castle Douglas DG7 3UP UK
Telephone: 01644 430234
Email: libdalry@dumgal.gov.uk
Website: Dalry Library
Website #2: Dalry Library

Kirkcudbright Library
Daar Road Offices
Kirkcudbright DG6 4JG UK
Telephone: 01557 332516
Email: libkirkcudbright@dumgal.gov.uk
Website: Kirkcudbright Library
Website #2: Kirkcudbright Library

For a list of Kirkcudbrightshire libraries, go to List of libraries in Scotland in Wikipedia. Scroll down to Dumfries and Galloway. The parishes in historic Kirkcudbrightshire are listed in the FamilySearch Research Wiki.

Museums[edit | edit source]

Carsphairn Heritage & Craft Centre
Carsphairn
Castle Douglas DG7 3TQ UK
Telephone: 01644 460653
Email: carsphairnheritagegroup@gmail.com
Website: Carsphairn Heritage & Craft Centre

John Paul Jones Cottage Museum
Arbigland
Kirkbean, Dumfries DG2 8BQ UK
Telephone: 01387 880613
Email: jpjmuseum@gmail.com
Email #2: Rebecca.Coggins@dumgal.gov.uk
Website: John Paul Jones Cottage Museum
Website #2: John Paul Jones Cottage Museum

Stewartry Museum
St Mary St
Kirkcudbright DG6 4AQ UK
Telephone: 01557 331643
Email: Ramsbottom@dumgal.gov.uk Anne Ramsbottom@dumgal.gov.uk
Website: Stewartry Museum

For a list of Kirkcudbrightshire museums, go to List of museums in Scotland in Wikipedia. Scroll down to Dumfries and Galloway. The parishes in historic Kirkcudbrightshire are listed in the FamilySearch Research Wiki.