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- LANGHOLM, a burgh of barony and police burgh of Dumfriesshire, Scotland.
- The Esk and Liddel being favourite fishing streams, Langholm is the headquarters of the association which protects the rights of anglers.
- stands Langholm Lodge, a seat of the duke of Buccleuch, and some 4 m.
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- SIR JOHN MALCOLM (1769-1833), Anglo-Indian soldier, diplomatist, administrator and author, was born at Burnfoot on the Esk, near Langholm, Dumfriesshire, Scotland, on the 2nd of May 1769.Advertisement
- Sweden, which adopted the cellular system in 1842, has now cells sufficient for prisoners sentenced to two years and less., There are three principal central prisons, one at Langholm near Stockholm, a second at Malmo and a third at Mya Varfet near Gothenburg.
- Berwick and Carlisle were repeatedly assailed, and battles took place at Halidon Hill (1333), Otterburn (1388), Nisbet (1402), Homildon (1402), Piperden (1435), Hedgeley Moor (1464),(1464), Flodden (1513), Solway Moss (1542), and Ancrum Moor (1544), in addition to many fights arising out of family feuds and raids fomented by the Armstrongs, Eliots, Grahams, Johnstones, Maxwells and other families, of which the most serious were the encounters at Arkenholme (Langholm) in 1455, the Raid of Reidswire (1575), and the bloody combat at Dryfe Sands (1593).
- Langholm, with a population of about 2500 is noted for the fine tweeds produced by its weaving industry.