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    Wigtownshire

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    Wigtownshire is in Galloway, the most southwest part of Scotland. The parishes of Wigtownshire are Glasserton, Inch, Kirkcolm, Kirkcowan, Kirkinner, Kirkmaiden, Leswalt, Mochrum, New Luce, Old Luce (Glenluce), Penninghame, Portpatrick, Sorbie, Stoneykirk, Stranraer, Whithorn, and Wigtown. Additional information can be found at the Wigtownshire message board (http://boards.ancestry.com/localities.britisles.scotland.wig.general/mb.ashx) and at the Wig List's companion webpage: The Wigtownshire Pages (https://sites.rootsweb.com/~ainsty/).

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    Wigtownshire is in Galloway, the most southwest part of Scotland. The parishes of Wigtownshire are Glasserton, Inch, Kirkcolm, Kirkcowan, Kirkinner, Kirkmaiden, Leswalt, Mochrum, New Luce, Old Luce (Glenluce), Penninghame, Portpatrick, Sorbie, Stoneykirk, Stranraer, Whithorn, and Wigtown. Additional information can be found on The Wigtownshire Pages at https://sites.rootsweb.com/~ainsty/. The purpose of this list is to discuss family genealogy specifically related to Wigtownshire. Also welcome is information regarding the history of the Wigtownshire area as well as discussions about migration, heraldry, census data, wills, family Bibles, other vital records, and supporting web sites. It's a great way to meet others with similar research interests, and you may even find some cousins! The Wigtownshire list is all about subscribers helping each other out. Even if you are not a newcomer to genealogy, certain advice applies. Our list is a very friendly group, so don't be a lurker. We welcome you to join us and participate in our discussions. When you first post a message, introduce yourself as a new subscriber. Then tell us something about your ancestors. The more information you post, no matter how trivial, the better. It may be of great interest to others, and some may quite possibly be able to help with your specific research. To post a message to the list, send it to sct-wigtownshire@rootsweb.com. Rootsweb will forward it to each of our subscribers. When replying to a list post, make sure you address it properly. sct-wigtownshire@rootsweb.com will send it to everyone while using just the poster's address will keep your response private. PLEASE READ THESE WIGTOWNSHIRE LIST TIPS AND GUIDELINES: * Please bookmark https://lists.rootsweb.com/postorius/lists/sct-wigtownshire.rootsweb.com/. 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