show / hide sidebar
Annals of the Parish of Dalmailing
Media: DATA CD - 1 CD (352 pages)
Author: M. Baldwhidder & J. Galt
Year: (1911) 2010
Other: 2nd ed., colour drawings
"The Annals of The Parish or the Chronicle of Dalmailing During the Milistry of the Rev. Micah Baldwhidder written by Himself, Arranged and Edited by John Galt, Illustrated in Colour by Henry W. Kerr. This second edition of the successful book was published in 1911, a forms an interesting overview of the life and times in a Scottish parish (Dalmailing in Ayrshire) in the 18th century, as told by the minister.
It chronicles the trials and tribulations of the times, from the open hostility of the parishioners to their new minister to their tearful farewell to him on the day of his last sermon, fifty years later in 1810.
It is an excellent example of social history in the parish.
High quality scanned images of the whole of the original book. This CD has been bookmarked for easy navigation, and pages can be searched, browsed, enlarged and printed out if required.
Any computer using Adobe (Acrobat) Reader 4 or later
Adobe Reader 6 or later is recommended for CDs with searchable text