David R Collin’s next book is coming soon.

This a pre- publication notice about David R. Collin’s next book, “Life and Death on Little Ross

  • A tale of 117 years of devotion to duty, peacefulness and calm, disrupted by a day of inexplicable violence.
  • A community’s battle to have a lighthouse built
  • Includes extracts from a lighthouse keeper’s detailed diary written during WW1 on Little Ross

If you would like more information about the book, or an order form, please contact below for a flyer.






Andrew Douglas (1752-1830): A Tribute to His Life and Times by His Fourth Great Grandson, Michael T. Tracy


Andrew Douglas, the son of a tenant farmer, was born at Upper Senwick in Borgue Parish, Kirkcudbright, Scotland.

Douglas married Sarah Thomson in Borgue Parish and they would have six children. Andrew Douglas worked as a farm labourer firstly at Overlaw in Rerrick Parish and lastly at Little Sypland in Kirkcudbright Parish.

We are grateful to Michael Tracy who has sent us the PDF document in our Features section for inclusion in our website. It describes the life and times of Andrew Douglas as researched by Michael.