Contents of TDGNHAS Series III, Volume 55

Articles

Holocene Raised Coastal Sediments and Former Shorelines of Dumfriesshire and Galloway
by W.G. Jardine
1

Saltmarsh: Its Accretion and Erosion at Caerlaverock National Nature Reserve, Dumfries
by R.H. Bridson
60

The Invertebrate Fauna of a Tidal Marsh at Caerlaverock, Dumfriesshire
by J.M. Nelson
68

A Roman Burial at High Torrs, Luce Sands, Wigtownshire
by David J. Breeze and N. Graham Ritchie
77

Why they Sacked John Fraser
by Duncan Adamson
86

Holywood (Dumfriesshire) Kirk Session Minutes 1698 to 1812
by Harold Kirkpatrick
97

The Lands and Towers of Breconside
by W.A.J. Prevost
124

The Agriculture of South-Western Scotland in the Mid-Nineteenth Century
by J. Phillip Dodd
133

Methodism in Dumfries
by John Burgess
144

S.R. Crockett: The Man and the Writer
by Islay M. Donaldson
150


Addenda Antiquaria

Ground Beetles (Coleoptera. Carabidae) Collected in Galloway during July 1978
by Keith N.A. Alexander
173

Galloway and the Abbeys of Rievaulx and Dundrennan
by Keith Stringer
174

Letters from Dr James Mounsey to Dr Henry Baker 1762–70
by John B. Wilson
177

Place-names on the First Ordnance Survey Map of Dumfriesshire
by W.A.J. Prevost
181


Proceedings 1979–80
183