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List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
UPPER WELLWOOD Upper Wellwood
Upper Wellwood
Upper Wellwood
Upper Wellwood
Johnstons Co [County] map
The Estate Map
Mr James Whyte Factor
Voters List -
030 An Excellent farm house with Offices and about 5000 acres of land attached. Occupied by Mr John McMin and the property of Lord Henry Bentinck
This is the house mentioned in "Pattersons [Paterson's] History of Ayrshire" as being the oldest in the parish being formerly called "Mid Wellwood" There is a stone in the West gable bearing the arms of the Campbells and the date 1661
MARTYR'S GRAVE (Adam) [Proscribe Burn] Covenanters Grave
Martyr's Grave
Johnstons Co [County] map
The Estate Map
Mr James Whyte Factor Voters List -
on the stone -
030 A grave stone situated on the West bank of the Proscribe Burn, about 8 or 9 chains above its Confluence with the Water of Ayr - Bearing the following inscription -
"Here lyes William Adam who "
"was shot in this place by Capt [Captain]"
"Dalzeal and his party, For his "
"adherence to the word of God and "
"Scotlands Covenanted Work of
Reformation "
"March 1685 - On the top of the
stone is written "Martyrs Grave "

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County of Ayr -- Parish of Muirkirk

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