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Kirkbean, Dumfries and Galloway

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Kirkbean, Dumfries and Galloway

Kirkbean is a small village and Civil Parish area near the Solway Firth in Kirkcudbrightshire, in the District Council of Dumfries and Galloway Administration area, Scotland. According to the 2001 Census, the Parish of Kirkbean - which comprises four small villages - has just 643 residents in total.
Administrative CountyDumfries and Galloway
Traditional CountyKirkcudbrightshire
OS GridNX9759
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
Population643 (2001 Census)

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

Kirkbean, par. and vil., SE. Kirkcudbright, on Solway Firth--par., 7 937 ac., pop. 794; vil., on Kirkbean Burn, 12 m. S. of Dumfries; P.O.; John Paul, or Paul Jones (1747-1792), the naval adventurer, was a native.

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