Series III, Volume 53

Articles

Radioactive Wastes
by A.D. Gibbs
1

Carron Linns and Drumlanrig Woods Nature Trails
by J.Lyall and J.D.S. Martin
8

Recoveries of Black-headed Gulls ringed in Dumfriesshire and Galloway
by Derek Skilling
15

The Rookeries of Dumfriesshire 1973
by R.T. Smith and J. Williams
24

Dumfriesshire Bird Report 1976
R.T. Smith and D. Skilling
40

The Natterjack Toad — Its Distribution in S.W. Scotland
by R.H. Bridson
46

Burnswark Hill
by George Jobey
57

The Pollen Analysis Core from Burnswark Hill
by R. Squires
99

The Excavation of a Hut Circle at Moss Raploch, Clatteringshaws
by J. Condry and M. Ansell
105

The Clatteringshaws Pollen Diagram
112

The Occurance of Bog-Iron at Clatteringshaws, Kirkcudbrightshire
by J. Williams
112

Norman Settlement in Upper Clydesdale
by C. Tabraham
114

Excavations at Lanark Castle
by J.H. Lewis
129

The Excavations at Polmaddy, New Galloway
by M.J. Yates
133

Mid Nineteenth Century Poverty in Dumfries
by Jane Donaldson
147

Agricultural Improvement and the Formation of Early Agricultural Societies in Dumfries and Galloway
by E.J. Cowan
157

David Allan and the Moffat Well in 1795
by W.A.J. Prevost
168

Tibbie Shiel and the Inn at St Mary's Loch
by W.A.J. Prevost
172


Addenda Antiquaria

A Neolithic Axe Roughout from Roadside near New Abbey
by A.E. Truckell
181

A Neolithic Scraper from Upper Annandale
by S.E. Bird
181

Celtic Head from Rosehall, Trohoughton
by W. Dodds
182

The Battle of Brunanburgh
by A.E. Truckell
183

The John Alexander Stone at Hoddom
by A.E. Truckell
184

Further Notes on Mediaeval Pottery
by A.E. Truckell and J. Williams
187

Robert Rae and the Dumfries Mercury
by W.A.J. Prevost
190

Some Communion Plate in St Michael's and Greyfriars' Churches [Dumfries]
by K.H. Dobie
191

Three Eighteenth Century Letters
by J.B. Wilson
192


Obituaries

Mrs M.D. McLean
by A.F.H. [A.F. Harris]
195

John Gladstone of Capenoch
by J.W. [James Williams]
195

Henry McA. Russell
by A.R. [Alex Robertson]
196


Proceedings
197

List of Members [As at 1978, May]
199