Website Update

We have added Locations of Dumfries and Galloway’s 238 Graveyards on a new Graveyard Locations page under our Resources Menu.

Online Shop

!!!Big News!!! Today, 26th May 2020, the Society has launched its NEW Online Shop and it can be accessed from the main menu above. As we are unable to fulfil orders for printed books owing to our Research Centre being closed because of Coronavirus restrictions, we decided to create a shop online where you can purchase PDF versions of our books.

It opened with 62 E-Books being available and by end June All of our own publications have been made available, including Memorial Inscriptions, Old Parish Registers and Publications with extensive name indexes (as shown on our Publications List) are available.

Online Membership

We have today launched the facility for us to accept New Members and Renewal of existing membership online. This is arranged via PayPal but you do not need to have a PayPal account to do so as you can pay PayPal using your Debit or Credit Card.

There are 2 ways to access the Online Membership Application/Renewal. Either:

  1. Select MEMBERSHIP on the main menu which will take you to and provide details of our Membership options with a link to 2 below or,
  2. Select ONLINE MEMBERSHIP from the drop down MEMBERSHIP menu which will take you directly to

We hope you will find this a useful addition to our facilities.


The Bank of Scotland have new security measures in place and all cheques have to be made out to Dumfries & Galloway Family History Society.   Abbreviations are not acceptable.   Cheques will be refused or returned to the Treasurer if the correct full name of the account is not on the cheque.