Place:Elrig, Wigtownshire, Scotland

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NameElrig
Alt namesEldrigsource: A Topographical Dictionary of Scotland, 1846
TypeHamlet
Coordinates54.796°N 4.6132°W
Located inWigtownshire, Scotland     ( - 1975)
See alsoMochrum, Wigtownshire, Scotlandparish in which Elrig was located until 1975
Dumfries and Galloway Region, Scotlandregional administration 1975-1996
Dumfries and Galloway, Scotlandunitary Council Area since 1996
source: Family History Library Catalog


A hamlet in Dumfries and Galloway, Elrig lies between Elrig Loch and Luce Bay, 3 miles (5 km) north of Port William. The House of Elrig was home to Gavin Maxwell (1914-69), author of Ring of Bright Water (1960).

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