Contents of TDGNHAS Series III, Volume 26

Articles

The Stone Age Background of Scotland
by A.D. Lacaille
9

The Rev. James Gatt, Minister of Gretna, 1729–1787
by Rev. E.W.J. M'Connel
41

Nineteenth Century Electioneering. With special reference to the Contest for the Dumfries Burghs on 2nd July,1841
by Bryce Craig
54

Notes on a Lost Armorial Stone at Dumfries
by Sir Thomas Innes of Learney
67

The Beginnings of the Bank of Scotland in Dumfries
by C.A. Malcolm
71

Sanquhar Church in the Eighteenth Century (Continued)
by Rev. W. M'Millan,
79

Coin Finds in Dumfriesshire and Galloway
by James Davidson
100

The Church of Kirkandrews
by R.C. Reid
114

The Burgh of Sanquhar in 1508
by Gordon Donaldson
119

Note on Some Bronze Axes
by R.B.K. Stevenson
123

Note on some Human Bones found in Lochar Moss
by T.R. Burnett
126

Note on the Knockbrex Skull
by R.C. Reid
128

A Cist with Holed Coverstone at Redbrae, Wigtown
by R.B.K. Stevenson
129

Excavations at Milton (Tassiesholm)
by John Clarke
133

Some Early de Soulis Charters
by R.C. Reid
150

The Feudal Family of De Soulis
by Thomas M'Michael with notes by R.C. Reid
163


Proceedings
194

Field Meetings
(1) Kirkandrews, Castle Haven and Pluntoun Castle.
(2) Eskdalemuir and Craigcleuch.
(3) Corbridge.
(4) Holywood Stone Circle, Fourmerkland and Lag Castle.
(5) A Fungus Foray at Thornhill.
197

Presentations [1947]
201

Exhibits
204

Membership List [As at 1949, 1st April]
205