Place:Moniaive, Dumfriesshire, Scotland

Coordinates55.183°N 3.917°W
Located inDumfriesshire, Scotland     ( - 1975)
See alsoGlencairn, Dumfriesshire, Scotlandparish in which Moniaive 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
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names

From Scottish Places:

"A village in Dumfries and Galloway, Moniaive lies on the Dalwhat Water, 7 miles (11 km) southwest of Thornhill and 15 miles (28 km) north of Dumfries. Designated a burgh of barony in 1636, it was popular with artists and holidaymakers in the 19th century. Maxweltown House, the birth place of Annie Laurie, lies 3 miles (5 km) east of the village."

This area is now part of the unitary authority called the Dumfries & Galloway Council Area.

Research Tips

Refer to the parish of Glencairn