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"SOUTHWICK, an ancient parish in the county of Kirkcudbright, Scotland, 10 miles S.E. of Castle Douglas, now joined to Colvend. It is a station on the Castle Douglas railway."

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


You can also perform a more selective search for churches in the Southwick area that are recorded in the GENUKI church database. This will also help identify other churches in nearby townships and/or parishes. You also have the option to see the location of the churches marked on a map.

Description and Travel

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Historical Geography

Southwick included in Colvend from the 16th Century. [A Topographical Dictionary of Scotland, by Samuel Lewis. Published in 2 vols, London, 1846. ].


You can see the administrative areas in which Southwick has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.


You can see maps centred on OS grid reference NX927574 (Lat/Lon: 54.899789, -3.674811), Southwick which are provided by: