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Minnigaff
Minnigaff is located in Dumfries and Galloway
Minnigaff
Minnigaff
Location within Dumfries an Gallowa
Cooncil area
KintraScotland
Sovereign stateUnitit Kinrick
Postcode destrictDG8
Diallin code01671
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54°58′01″N 4°28′59″W / 54.966958°N 4.483167°W / 54.966958; -4.483167Coordinates: 54°58′01″N 4°28′59″W / 54.966958°N 4.483167°W / 54.966958; -4.483167
Garlies Castle, Minnigaff
Kirkcoubrieshire, cevil pairish map

Minnigaff is a veelage an ceevil pairish in the historical coonty o Kirkcoubrieshire in Dumfries an Gallowa, Scotland. Leid wis diskivert there in 1763 and wis mine't aboot twa mile fae the veelage until 1839.[1]


Etymology[eedit | eedit soorce]

The name Minnigaff or Minigaff is o Breetonic oreegin.[2] The generic element is mönïδ, meann "a kenspeckle hill', while the speceefic is goβ, meanin "a blacksmith". (c.f. Welsh mynydd-gof).[2]

Namely fowk[eedit | eedit soorce]

Minnigaff is the birthplace o Sir James Mirrlees (1936-2018), winner o the 1996 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences.

Leetit biggins in Minnigaff[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Minnigaff, Millcroft Road, 1 And 2 Reid Terrace
  • Monigaff Parish Church Graveyard, Heron Monument
  • Murray's Monument
  • Queen Mary's Bridge
  • Strathmaddie, Farmhouse
  • Minnigaff, 9 Creebridge
  • Minnigaff, 4 Creebridge
  • Minnigaff, Millcroft Road, Minnigaff Mill
  • Craignine Bridge
  • Bargaly Bridge
  • Bargaly, Sundial
  • Bargrennan Church
  • Mains Of Machermore, Farmhouse And Steading
  • Minnigaff,Youth Hostel (Former School) And Boundary Walls
  • Minnigaff, Old Minnigaff, War Memorial
  • Minnoch Bridge
  • Minnigaff, 7 Creebridge
  • Minnigaff, Creebridge, Creebridge House Hotel
  • Minnigaff, Creebridge, Ivy Bank And Railings
  • Cairnsmore, Walled Garden
  • Bargaly, Sundial Dated 1828
  • Bargaly, Walled Garden
  • Drannandow, Farmhouse
  • Kirkton House
  • Minnigaff, The Old Schoolhouse And Boundary Walls
  • Minnigaff, Old Edinburgh Road, Willowbank
  • Old Bridge Of Palnure
  • Palnure, Smiddy
  • Minnigaff, 10 Creebridge
  • Garlies Lodge And Motor House
  • Minnigaff, Old Minnigaff, Elmlea
  • Whitehills
  • Minnigaff, 3 Creebridge
  • Minnigaff, 8 Creebridge
  • Minnigaff, 12 Creebridge
  • Cairnsmore House
  • Craigdews
  • Cumloden, Glenmalloch Lodge
  • Cumloden Waulkmill
  • Glencaird
  • Kirroughtree House Hotel
  • Machermore Castle
  • Minnigaff, Millcroft Road, 4 Reid Terrace
  • Buchan Bridge
  • Cairnsmore Stables
  • Auchinleck Bridge
  • Bargaly House
  • Bargaly, Tomb Of Andrew Heron
  • Cumloden House
  • 1-6(Inc Nos) Kirroughtree Court, Former Kirroughtree Stables
  • Minnigaff, Millcroft Road, 6 Reid Terrac
  • Monigaff Parish Church, Graveyard And Graveyard Walls
  • Minnigaff, 2 Creebridge, Ye Olde Toll Bar
  • Minnigaff, Creebridge Dunbar House
  • Minnigaff, Creebridge Hollenlea
  • Cairnsmore, Open Barns
  • Cumloden, Garden Cottage And Walled Garden
  • Bargaly Lodge, Gatepiers And Railings
  • Cumloden Lodge And Gatepiers
  • Cumloden Stables, Archway And Sundial
  • Minnigaff, Millcroft Road, 5 Reid Terrace
  • Old Parish Church
  • Mattie White's Bridge
  • Minnigaff, 1 Creebridge
  • Minnigaff, 5 Creebridge, Craigdhu
  • Minnigaff, Creebridge, Riverstead
  • Minnigaff,Flowerbank With Quadrant And Boundary Walls And Gatepiers
  • Minnigaff, Millcroft Road, Mill Cottage
  • Auchinleck, House
  • Buchan
  • Garlies Castle
  • Glen Trool Lodge
  • Minnigaff, Old Minnigaff, Jacksholm And 1 Penkiln Terrace
  • Minnigaff, Old Minnigaff, Maple Cottage
  • Martyr's Tomb
  • Middle Bridge Of Cree
  • Minnigaff, 6 Creebridge
  • Minnigaff, Creebridge, Masonfield And Railings
  • Minnigaff, Millcroft Road, Lynbank
  • Bargrennan, The Schoolhouse
  • Kirroughtree, Doocot
  • Kirroughtree, Ice House
  • Galloway Hydroelectric Power Scheme, Clatteringshaws Dam

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Minnigaff history in the UK & Ireland Genealogy Website, accessed 13 August 2015
  2. a b James, Alan. "A Guide to the Place-Name Evidence" (PDF). SPNS - The Brittonic Language in the Old North. Retrieved 13 October 2019.

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