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List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
NIELSBRAE Neilsbrae
Neilsbrae
Neilsbrae
Neilsbrae
Neilsbrae
Neilsbrae
Nielsbrae
Mr. B Mearns occupier.
Mr. Webster Newlands
Mr. Gray Denmill
Mr. W. Warrack Factor
Valuation Roll 1859-60
Valuation Roll 1864-5
Map of the Commutation Roads 1834 - In possession of Mr. Warrack
055 A small farm house and Steading with garden attached; the property of Sir. W. Forbes Bart. [Baronet].
Derivation of name unknown.

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Ph. [Parish] of Fintray

[Note relating to 'Nielsbrae'] - "Niel - The abbreviation of Nigel, or rather
the abbreviation of Nathaniel, e.g.
Nathaniel Gow - commonly written
Niel Gow" (Jamieson).
See "Kincardine O'Niel". (New Stat Acct. [Statistical Account] P. [Page] 831)

I consider "Niel" to be the correct orthography, and
have always written it as such on my Plans. [Signed] E.H. Courtney Sapr.R.E. [Sapper Royal Engineers]

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