Principals named for Wigtown riding

Marshall Lyndsay Wilson, Cornet's Lass Hannah Burns, Cornet Martin Wallace and ensign Mhairi McConnell
Marshall Lyndsay Wilson, Cornet's Lass Hannah Burns, Cornet Martin Wallace and ensign Mhairi McConnell

The principals for this year’s Wigtown Riding of the Marches were announced this week.

The cornet will be Martin Wallace, 37, of Whithills Farm, Sorbie, and the cornet’s lass will be Hannah Burns, 25, of Barwhirran, Newton Stewart.

The ensign will be Mhairi McConnell, 25, of Barnbarroch Farm, Whauphill, and the Marshall will be Lyndsay Wilson, 24, of Low Glasnock Farm, Kirkcowan.

The Wigtown Kirkin’ of the Cornet and Principals Sunday will take place on June 19 at Wigtown Parish Church.

The highlight of the weekend will be the cornet’s ball on Friday, July 1, at the Wigtown County Buildings followed on Saturday, July 2, by Wigtown’s Riding of the Marches.