List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
MOAT [Old Rayne] Moat
Dr [Doctor] Mitchell, Old Rayne
Mr John Packman Old Rayne
Mr John Smith Old Rayne
044 About 60 years ago this moat was drained and cultivated, it is now scarcely traceable, but Mr John Packman, who is now a man of 75 years remembers of seeing the ditch filled with water and it was then called "The Lochie."
POST OFFICE [Old Rayne] Post Office
Post Office
Post Office
Mr John Packman
Dr [Doctor] Mitchell
Mr John Smith
044 A post office and dwellinghouse. The post arrives from Insch at 11.45 A.M. and at 4.50 P.M. departs to Insch at 7.50 A.M. and 1.15 P.M. Insch being the Major Office.
Sir J. D. H. Elphinstone, Bart. [Baronet]
Mr John Packman, Rayne
Mr John Smith Rayne
044 A dwelling house, slated &in good repair. It was in this house where the bailie Courts were held, and hence the name, Head House. Property of Sir J. D.H. Elphinstone. Bart. [Baronet]

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