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DUMFRIES-GALLOWAY Mailing List
For anyone with a genealogical interest in the counties of Dumfries, Wigtown, and Kirkcudbright, Scotland, United Kingdom.
RootsWeb: Genealogy Mailing Lists: Scotland
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WEST-MARCHES Mailing List
For anyone with a genealogical or historical interest in the West Marches administrative area in the south of Scotland and north of England (most of the historic Scottish counties of Roxburghshire, Selkirkshire, Dumfriesshire, Kirkcudbrightshire and Wigtownshire and the historic English counties of Cumberland and Westmorland) in order to air cross-boundary movements and assist researchers who are uncertain of the precise location of their forebears. The West Marches started c1100 and ceased to exist on the Union of the English and Scottish Crowns in 1603.