TDGNHAS Series III, Volume 76

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Contents of this volume

J. Young and K. Bruce

Cannon-Nets; Their Use to capture birds during Migration Studies on the Solway Firth, Scotland

Zoology, Ornithology, Geography

TDGNHAS Series III, 76 (2002), 9(1.97 MB)


A history of the development of cannon-netting as a procedure to capture and ring birds as a part of migration studies on the Solway Firth. The equipment developed is described in in detail and the the paper is supplemented by statistics of birds captured

C. Hartley

Low Tide Counts of Wildfowl and Waders on the North Solway, 1998/9 - 2000/2001

Zoology, Ornithology

TDGNHAS Series III, 76 (2002), 29(1.97 MB)


WeBS is a partnership between the British Trust for Ornithology, The Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust, the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds and the Joint Nature Conservation Committee.
This paper summarises, on a species by species basis, the results

S.P. Halliday

Settlement, Territory and landscape: the later prehistoric landscape in the light of the Survey of Eastern Dumfriesshire

Quaternary geology, Geography, Prehistory (General), Neolithic, Bronze Age, Iron Age, Roman and Romano British, Early Mediaeval, Mediaeval, Etymology

TDGNHAS Series III, 76 (2002), 91(1.97 MB)


This paper reviews the archaeological evidence for the organisation of the later prehistoric landscape that has emerged from work in the Border Counties over the last twenty years. It challenges any assumption that prehistoric farms and territories were d

Andrew Breeze

Brittonic Place-names from South-West Scotland, Pt. 3: Vindogara, Elvan Water; Monedamdereg; Troquhain and Tarelgin

Etymology, Geography, Roman and Romano British

TDGNHAS Series III, 76 (2002), 107(1.97 MB)


This paper, in a series of toponyms in south-west Scotland, discusses Ptolemy's Vindogara, Elvan Water near Wanlockhead, Tarelgin near Ayr and Troquhain near New Galloway, which have Brittonic names explicable as 'white ridge', 'salt stream', 'willow home

J.R. Mackenzie with C.R. Wickham-Jones and A. Cox

A Multi-period site at 67-71 Irish Street, Dumfries, the former British Legion Club-house

Mesolithic, Archaeology (General), Prehistory (General), Neolithic, Mediaeval, Post-mediaeval archaeology, Recent

TDGNHAS Series III, 76 (2002), 119(1.97 MB)


The Scottish Urban Archaeological Trust Ltd (SUAT) carried out an excavation in advance of development at the site of the former British legion Club House at 67-71 Irish Street, Dumfries (NGR NX 9717 7595). The excavation was jointly funded by Callander L

R. Toolis and C. Cavanagh with N. Crowley, C. Ellis and A. Duffy

The Burgh Ditch at Annan: an excavation at Butts Street, Annan

Parish History, Mediaeval, Post-mediaeval archaeology, Cartography, Roman and Romano British, Numismatics

TDGNHAS Series III, 76 (2002), 141(1.97 MB)


In 1998 AOC Archaeology Group conducted an archaeological evaluation on behalf of Safeway Stores plc in advance of the supermarket redevelopment of the livestock market on Butts Street in Annan. Of 18 trenches opened, 12 trenches revealed features cut int

A.E. Truckell

William Fullarton's Expenses (1689-92) about the War in Ireland

History, Recent, Recent (Social)

TDGNHAS Series III, 76 (2002), 162(1.97 MB)


Transcript of William Fullarton's 'special expenses' on behalf of the Privy Council regarding his gathering of intelligence, for the period 1689-92, with the war in Ireland - as extracted from the Portpatrick customs' records

James Williams

Review - The Excavation of a Scottish Lowland Crannog: Excavations at Buiston, Ayrshire 1989-90 by Anne Crone and others

Review, Archaeology (General), Iron Age, Early Mediaeval, Mediaeval, Antiquarian

TDGNHAS Series III, 76 (2002), 168(1.97 MB)


Review of the publication by Anne Cone and others of 'The Excavation of a Scottish Lowland Crannog: Excavations at Buiston, Ayrshire 1989-90'. Covers all aspects of the archaeology - including a review of Robert Munro's 19th century excavations. Includes

James Williams

Review - The Early Development of Dumfries from William I (1165-1214) till James III (1460-1488) by Inez Debaus

Archaeology (General), Prehistory (General), Mediaeval, Post-mediaeval archaeology, History, Parish History

TDGNHAS Series III, 76 (2002), 171(1.97 MB)


Review of a thesis for the degree of Licentiate in Archaeology at the Catholic University of leuven which was the result of practical work in the area under the guidance of A E Truckell. Copy available at the Dumfries Archive Centre