Guide to Scottish Newspaper Indexes

Title:Galloway Advertiser and Wigtownshire Free Press
Area:Dumfries and Galloway
Description:Printed index, by personal name, and subject. Published as Wigtown Free Press Index 1843-1925. Dumfries: Dumfries and Galloway Regional Library Service, 1982-86.
Format:Printed index in four volumes. Printed volumes for sale at £20.00 each; or complete set on microfiche for £45.00. Obtainable from Dumfries and Galloway Regional Library Service, Ewart Library, Catherine Street, Dumfries DG1 1JB (brochure available).
Compiler:James Urquhart and Associates
Location:Dumfries and Galloway Regional Library Service
Dumfries; Annan; Langholm; Lockerbie; Castle Douglas; Dalbeattie; Moffat; Newton Stewart; Stranraer
Opening Hours:Dumfries: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, 10am to 7.30pm; Thursday, Saturday, 10am to 5pm; or contact local branch.
Contact:Dumfries and Galloway Regional Library Service (all libraries): Ask at Issue Desk for assistance.
Also at:National Library of Scotland
George IV Bridge
(tel.0131 623 3700)
Opening Hours:Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, 9.30am to 8.30pm; Wednesday, 10am to 8.30pm; Saturday, 9.30am to 1pm.
Contact:National Library of Scotland: Ask at Enquiry Desk for assistance (George IV Bridge)
Also at:British Library Newspaper Library
Opening Hours:Monday to Saturday, 10am to 5pm
Contact:Ask at Admission/Enquiry Desk for assistance.
Also at:The Mitchell Library
North Street
G3 7DN

(tel.0141 287 2897)
Opening Hours:Monday to Thursday 9am to 8pm; Friday and Saturday 9am to 5pm
Contact:Mitchell Library, Ask at Information Point (Kent Road Entrance)