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Newspaper Indexes

Welcome to the online index of local newspapers. Articles are selected and indexed during the week following publication. The newspapers indexed are listed below:

  • Annandale Herald
  • Annandale Observer
  • Dumfries and Galloway Standard
  • Dumfries Courier
  • Eskdale and Liddesdale Advertiser
  • Galloway Gazette
  • Galloway News
  • Moffat News
  • Stranraer and Wigtownshire Free Press

Indexing of current newspapers began with effect from 1st February 2002. Retrospective indexing is ongoing.

Dumfries and Galloway Libraries, Information and Archives have an ongoing project to microfiche earlier editions of local newspapers dating back to 1777 and covering the late Eighteenth, Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries. Some of these have been indexed. Please ask at your local library for details.