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Tinwald Kirk built on the site o an earlier Kirk staundin anent a motte.

Tynwald, (English: Tinwald) is a veelage in the historical coonty o Dumfriesshire in Dumfries an Gallowa, Scotland. It lies a bit north o Locharbriggs, ootby o Dumfries. The veelage is near the umwhile RAF Tinwald Downs that is noo the Dumfries Aviation Museum.

Tynwald Kirk[eedit | eedit soorce]

The kirk, built in 1769 on the steid o an earlier kirk, is on the side o Tynwald Hill an veesible fae the A701 road. The Barony and Rectory o Tynwald, afore an efter the Reformation, belangt til the Maxwell faimily that appyntit the vicars an later the meenisters. In 1504 Willelmus Black wis vicar o Tynwald.[1] On 13 Julie 1619 Robert Maxwell wis served heir tae his faither, John Maxwell o "terris de Tynwald" in "Baroniam de Tynwald".[2][3]

Tynwald Mote[eedit | eedit soorce]

In the 15t century the Tynwald Mote wis the "caput" o legal heid o the barony, whaur sasine (possession) wis gien bi the ceremony o haundin the grantee, afore witnesses, a haundfu o yird an stane fae the jead messuage called teh Mote near the church of Tynwald.[4]

Namely fowk[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Brigadier-General John Charteris CMG DSO (1877-1946) - Breetish Airmy officer, Unionist Pairty Member o Pairlament for Dumfriesshire. He is buirit in the kirkyaird at Tynwald Kirk.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. https://archive.org/stream/liberprotocollor02bain#page/266/mode/2up
  2. Inquisitionum Ad Capellam Domini Regis Retoraturm. vol.2
  3. R.M.S. page 73, no.228. AD1621 charter. http://wackzut.archive.org/stream/registrummagnisi08scot#page/72/mode/2up
  4. Mackenzie, W. Mackay (1927). The Mediaeval Castle in Scotland. Pub. Methuen & Co. Ltd. p. 17.

Coordinates: 55°07′06″N 3°33′51″W / 55.11833°N 3.56417°W / 55.11833; -3.56417