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Port William, Dumfries and Galloway

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Port William, Dumfries and Galloway

Port William is a small fishing village in the area of Mochrum, Wigtownshire, Dumfries and Galloway, in south-west Scotland. It is surrounded by the hamlets of Elrig, Mochrum and Monreith. The village at present has a population of approximately 460 and lies 23 miles east of the town of Stranraer, on the coast of Luce Bay.
Administrative CountyDumfries and Galloway
Traditional CountyWigtownshire
OS GridNX3343
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Region
CountryScotland
Police AuthorityDumfries and Galloway
 

Port William, Dumfries and Galloway in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Port William, small seaport, Mochrum par., Wigtownshire, on E. side of Luce Bay, 7 miles NW. of Whithorn and 11 miles SW. of Wigtown, pop. 755; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank.

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