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KIRKCHRIST, Kirkcudbrightshire

"KIRKCHRIST, an ancient parish now united with Twynholm, in county Kirkcudbright, Scotland. The village was situated near the river Dee, and opposite the town of Kirkcudbright, where are the ruins of a church with a cemetery, the latter being still used. A nunnery was founded here in ancient times."

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[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868)
Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]

Historical Geography

Kirkchrist included in Twynholm from the 17th Century. [Rev. John Gordon, Minister, New Statistical Account, Blackwood ].

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