Dryfesdale  Dumfries Shire


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

Dryfesdale (popularly Drysdale), par., Dumfries-shire, 10,231 ac., pop. 2971; contains the town of Lockerbie, 25¾ miles NW. of Carlisle and 75¼ miles SW. of Edinburgh.

Dryfesdale through time

Dryfesdale 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 Dryfesdale itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 21st July 2019

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