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Minnigaff, Dumfries and Galloway

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Minnigaff, Dumfries and Galloway

Minnigaff is a village on the A714 in Kirkcudbrightshire in the District Council of Dumfries and Galloway Administration area, on the east side of the River Cree. Minnigaff is a former Civil Parish area in Kirkcudbrightshire. Places nearby include Auchinleck, Bargrennan, Challoch.
Administrative CountyDumfries and Galloway
Traditional CountyKirkcudbrightshire
OS GridNX4166
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityDumfries and Galloway
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDumfries and Galloway
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDumfries and Galloway
Ambulance AuthorityScottish
Dialling code01671

Other names by which Minnigaff, Dumfries and Galloway has been known in the past

Monadh Dubh

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

Minnigaff, par. and hamlet, Kirkcudbright - par., 88,130 ac., pop. 1587; the hamlet, on river Cree, is nearly opposite Newton Stewart, part of which (Creebridge) is situated within the par.; Professor Alexander Murray, D.D. (1775-1813), the Oriental scholar, was a native.

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