Meeting reports: 2015-16

  • 9 October 2015
    Tam Ward (Biggar Archaeology Group) — Scotland's Earliest People
  • 23 October 2015
    Stuart Martin — Milk! From Grass to the Table
  • 6 November 2015
    David Ross (Author and Historian) — Dumfries and the Railway from the Beginning until 1923
  • 20 November 2015
    Duncan Ford (Countryside Ranger, Hoddom and Kinmount Estate) — Fungi Folklore
  • 4 December 2015, James Williams Lecture
    Dr Valentina Bold (Director, Solway Centre for Environment and Culture, University of Glasgow, Dumfries) — Father of the Society: Frank Miller FSA
  • 15 January 2016
    Andrew Nicholson (Archaeologist, Dumfries and Galloway Council) — Excavating the Galloway Viking Hoard
  • 29 January 2016
    Penny Eley (Emeritus Professor of Medieval French, University of Sheffield) — First Encounters with the Roman de Fergus — a Medieval Tale of Galloway Goings-On
  • 12 February 2016
    Alan Wilkins — Recent Developments at Birrens Roman Fort
  • 26 February 2016, Members' Night
    Stuart McCulloch — Heroine or Harlot: Eliza Smith and the New Abbey Refugees
  • 11 March 2016
    Professor David M. Munro, MBE — The Laird and the Land Surveyor: The Mapping of the Queensbury Estate
  • 26 March 2016
    Ivor Waddell — Billy Marshall: Galloway Gypsy and Leveller — Myth and Reality