Since we started selling our books online the following are our Top 5 Books sold. Correct as at 31 May 2021. Note: Durisdeer and Sanquhar are 5th equal.

Dumfries and Galloway Placenames by Parish

This is a 100 page A5 booklet published in February 2021. It lists every placename in the counties of Dumfriesshire, Kirkcudbrightshire and Wigtownshire from the Ordnance Survey Maps of 1857-1891. It includes an alphabetical index and a Parish map. Cost £5.25 each

Canonbie Churchyards (Books 1 & 2)

These books total 116 pages of Memorial Inscriptions for Canonbie (old name Canonby) Churchyard in the town and Parish of Canonbie, Dumfriesshire. Canonbie is on the border with England. They were re-published in 2020 and consists of inscriptions from 579 headstones. It is fully indexed by Surname and Forename. Cost £3.25 each

Dumfriesshire People in Carlisle Newspapers

This is a 76 page book of Marriage and Death Intimations for Dumfriesshire People from 3 Carlisle Newspapers (The Carlisle Patriot, The Carlisle Journal and The Cumberland Pacquet). It was published in 2009 and consists of 50 pages of inscriptions of 1462 entries being 2025 names. It is indexed by Surname and Forename. Cost £4.25

Lochmaben Old Churchyard

This is a 76 page book of Memorial Inscriptions for Lochmaben Old Churchyard in the Parish of Lochmaben, Dumfriesshire. It was published in 2019 and consists of 48 pages of inscriptions from 362 headstones. It is fully indexed by Surname and Forename. The oldest known stone is 1700. This edition includes 206 new transcriptions that were not included in the 2007 edition. A Parish Map is included. There is also an article on a very localised name, Fairgray. Cost £4.25

Durisdeer and Kirkbride Churchyards

This is a 92 page book of Memorial Inscriptions for Durisdeer Parish Churchyard and Durisdeer Kirkbride Old Churchyard in the Parish of Durisdeer, Dumfriesshire. It was re-published in 2020 to correct some transcription errors, provide 259 added memorials, standardise the layout and provide a detailed index. It consists of 57 pages of inscriptions from 380 headstones. It is fully indexed by Surname and Forename. A Parish Map is included with a Graveyard Plan. There is also an article on the Queensberry Marbles. Cost £5.25

Sanquhar Churchyard

This is a 84 page book of Memorial Inscriptions for Sanquhar Parish Churchyard in the Parish of Sanquhar, Dumfriesshire. It was published in 2012 and consists of 72 pages of inscriptions from 791 headstones. It is indexed by Surname only. A Parish Map is included. Cost £4.75