List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks

Alton Burn

Alton Burn
Thomas Hardie Alton.
Andrew Lorrain Alton.
Robert Hope Greenwood.
005.09 [Situation] Flowing South-westerly between
Renton Chapel an Alton and crossing the South margin of the plan about ten chains nearly South from the former
A small stream having its source in Mossland to the north of Dalks Law, and running with many [sinews?] in a South westerly direction
passing through Alton Dean till its confluence with the Eye Water, near to Renton Barns.
Alton may be a corruption of the Gaelic Alltan - [a] small stream or a [Brook]

Dalks Law

Dalks Law
Robert Hope Greenwood
Thomas Hardie Alton
Alexander Paterson S. [South] Burnhead
005.09 [Situation] In the Southeast corner of the plan
A conspicuous moorland hill on the farm of Greenwood, its summit is level and of an oblong appearance, and covered with rough
& heathy pastures.

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[Page] 8 Coldingham Parish
Sheet 5. 9. Traces 2 & 6.

Transcriber's notes

In Descriptive remarks for Alton Burn the word "brook" has been gleaned from the meaning of Alltan in an online Gaelic dictionary.

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