Parish of Sorbie, Wigtownshire


Coming into Sorbie Village on the Garlieston Road (B7052)

Looking from the other direction, Sorbie in the early 1900's

 Sorbie is a small rural village 14 miles south of Newton Stewart on the Galloway coast in South West Scotland. The area is known as the 'Machars Peninsula' and is largely unchanged over the last century. The village offers basic amenities including Post Office / Store, Public House ('The Pheasant') , School and Hall. Wigtown, the former county town and now known as "Scotland's Book Town" is some 6 miles north of the village, where a larger selection of shops etc. are available. 

The Parish of 'Sorby' in 1832 - Note 'Sorbie Place' (Sorbie Tower) to the N.E. of the village.

3 Sorbie descendants; Hugh, Pip and Avril are happy to visit their roots..!!

The War Memorial in Sorbie Village.


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