The Parish of Colvend

People and Places

The Story of The Scaur; And the water of Urr Shipping By Samuel M. Crosbie:
This is a very interesting account of the sailors and ships of the river Urr and particularly those from Kippford and Palnackie. - View Page

The Water of Orr: Its Sailors and Shipping By Samuel M. Crosbie:
The shipping of the water of Orr (or Urr) played a major role in the local economy. This article was written by an old skipper. - View Page

The Re-capture of the Emilie St. Pierre, by Captain William Wilson, Colvend By unknown:
This account is taken from the "The Shipwrecked Mariner - A Quarterly Maritime Magazine - Volume VII., 1860." - View Page

John Leslie of Colvend and Canada By Frank Schofield:
From "The Story of Manitoba", Volume 3, published in 1913: - View Page