The Parish of Urr
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The Parish of Urr civil and ecclesiastical : a history by David Frew

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Published by Castlepoint Press in Dalbeattie, Kirkcudbrightshire .
Written in English


  • Parish of Urr (Scotland) -- History.,
  • Parish of Urr (Scotland) -- Church history.

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Edition Notes

Statementby David Frew.
LC ClassificationsDA890.U77 F74 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 345 p. :
Number of Pages345
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL567136M
ISBN 101897604017
LC Control Number96152293

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The parish is bounded on the west by the river Urr. The church, erected in is a neat plain structure containing sittings. A chapel in connexion with the Established Church was erected in the village of Dalbeattie, where, also, are a Free church, a place of worship for the United Christian Congregation, and a Roman Catholic chapel. Description. The village is situated beside the River Urr. Scots haugh, from Old English halh, healh 'corner, nook' means river-meadow or a level piece of ground beside a stream. ' Urr' is from Cumbric or 'a border, boundary, limit'.. It has one public house, the Laurie Arms which incorporates a part-time Post Office, one Church (Church of Scotland), a Village Hall, a Scout Council area: Dumfries and Galloway. Voter rolls for the parish of Urr dated Includes 94 men in the parish from to The parish Urr is in Kirkcudbrightshire, Scotland. The parish churches which belonged to it were Galtway (Gata), Anwoth, and Kirkmaiden, in Wigtonshire. The revenue was £, 11s. 4d. The land of Galtway was owned about this time by Gilbert Maclellan, whose name we find in an agreement in , made with Sir Robert Maxwell of Spottes, parish of Urr, in regard to land in the parish of Rerwick, etc.

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