The Parish of Tongland

People and Places

Galloway Engineering Co. Ltd. By unknown:
The works and its environment at Tongland. - View Page

Telford's Bridge at Tongland By "Dee":
An account of the erection of the 'new' bridge at Tongland, designed and overseen by Thomas Telford. From the Gallovidian of 1911. - View Page

Invention of the hot blast - James Beaumont Neilson By Samuel Smiles:
The story of James Neilson of Queenshill, Ringford, and of his place in industrial history. - View Page

Scottish Artificial Silks Ltd. By unknown:
Production of Viscose Rayon Yarns at Tongland Mills. - View Page

The Shannon Family of Tongland and Pennsylvania By Chapman Publishing:
Four Shannon brothers went to America about 1850. Two were sea captains, a third was killed in the Civil War, and the last , Alexander, settled at Carbondale, Pennsylvania. This is his family story. - View Page