Sally’s Cafe and Bookstore – New Book on the Shelves – A-Z of Dumfries: Places – People – History by Mary Smith and Photographs by Keith Kirk

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Delighted to showcase the latest local history book from Mary Smith with photographer Keith Kirk, which is on Pre-Order until November 15th. The A-Z of Dumfries: Places – People – History.

About the book

“The town of Dumfries, in the south-west of Scotland and known as ‘the Queen of the South’, became a royal burgh in 1186 and grew into an important market town and port in the medieval period. During its often turbulent past, Dumfries played an important role in the Wars of Independence as the starting point of Robert the Bruce’s campaign for the Scottish throne, and later hosted Bonnie Prince Charlie and his Jacobite army. The poet Robert Burns spent his last years in Dumfries and in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries the port of Dumfries benefited from trade with the Americas, as well as being a major exporter of tweed. During the Second World War Dumfries…

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About Sue Vincent

Sue Vincent is a Yorkshire-born writer and one of the Directors of The Silent Eye, a modern Mystery School. She writes alone and with Stuart France, exploring ancient myths, the mysterious landscape of Albion and the inner journey of the soul. Find out more at France and Vincent. She is owned by a small dog who also blogs. Follow her at scvincent.com and on Twitter @SCVincent. Find her books on Goodreads and follow her on Amazon worldwide to find out about new releases and offers. Email: findme@scvincent.com.
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4 Responses to Sally’s Cafe and Bookstore – New Book on the Shelves – A-Z of Dumfries: Places – People – History by Mary Smith and Photographs by Keith Kirk

  1. Mary Smith says:

    Thanks, Sue 🙂

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