Last of the Westland Whigs
In the late 17th century, the 'Westland Whigs' were the radical descendants of earlier Covenanters who had defied the absolutist rule of Stuart kings in south west Scotland.
- Name: Alistair Livingston
Tuesday, November 29, 2011
On a visit to New Zealand professor Tom Devine gives a lecture on the Lowland Clearances. There is a mention of the Galloway Levellers about 35 minutes in.
Wednesday, November 23, 2011
Freight train leaving Crossmichael
Tuesday, November 22, 2011
Rig and Furrow near High Banks
Rig and Furrow below Bentudor
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The photo above was taken in winter and shows the rig and furrow clearly. The photo below was taken in summer when the grass was longer and the rig and furrow is almost invisible.