Below are some links to websites where you might find information to help you in your search for your ancestors. The provision of a link to an external commercial site does not imply endorsement by the D&G FHS of the services offered.
The Langholm Archive has a index to the Eskdale and Liddesdale Advertiser from 1848 - 1880
Rootsweb.com hosts many 'free to subscribe' lists, including three specifically for researchers with ancestors in our area. One is Dumfries and Galloway, the second, Kirkcudbright and the third, Wigtownshire Rootsweb also has lists for specific surnames.
Kirkyards Website - Stewartry monumental inscriptions, placenames and maps, people and history.
Scotlandsplacesis a good site which covers the whole of Scotland and has historical tax records from the 18th Century for Dumfriesshire.
Looking for the parish boundaries?
National Library of Scotland OS maps
To celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the Holywood Women's Institute, Joyce Clenahan has uploaded a selection of historical photographs. Her husband Bob Clenahan has uploaded a collection of photographs from the ICI works in Drungans
Chris Paton has an interesting genealogy blog at walkingineternity
Is your surname Armstrong ...have a look at the Clan Armstrong site
For those with an interest in Gaelic in Dumfries and Galloway
B&B accommodation in Dumfries.
Glencairn Villa B&B