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List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
POW FORD Pow Ford
Pow Ford
Pow Ford
Revd. [Reverend] John Christie. The Manse
Mr. Peter Sutherland. Macharshaugh
Mr. John Murdoch. Invermossat
051 An ordinary ford crossing the River Don, well known by this name.
THE CORBIES The Corburies
The Corbuies
The Corbuies
The Corbuies
Mr. John Murdoch
Mr. Peter Sutherland
Mr. James Reid. Templeton
Revd. [Reverend] John Christie
051 This name applies to a brae face or Side of a steep hill with loose boulder stones & cropping rocks protruding and thickly planted with trees
THE SLOG The Slog
The Slog
The Slog
Revd. [Reverend] John Christie
Mr. Peter Sutherland
Mr. John Murdoch
051 This name applies to portion of low swampy rough ground along the River Don.

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Parish of Kildrummy

[Note relating to 'The Corbies'] - Corbie, Corby. A raven; Corvus corax. Linn. This, like the Pyat or Magpie, as well as the harmless
Crow, is in the estimation of the vulgar, and superstitious, a bird of ill omen.
Corbie-Steps. The projections of the stones on the slanting part of a gable, resembling steps of stairs.
Corbie Messenger. A messenger who returns not at all, or too late; alluding to Noah's raven. (Jamieson)

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