List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
South Newclochtow
South Newclochtow
Valuation Roll
James Sangster occupier
John Forrest East Brigend
039 a farm Consisting of a dwelling house with gardens and out houses situated about ¼ of a Mile Eastward of E. [East] Brigend The property of Captain Gordon Clunny Castle
EAST BRIDGEND East Bridgend or Clochtow Croft
East Bridgend or Clochtow Croft
East Bridgend or Clochtow Croft
Valuation Roll
John Forrest Occupier
James Sangster New South Clochtow
039 a small farm, or croft, consisting of a dwelling house with outhouses and garden detached, Situated about ¼ of a Mile S.W. [South West] of New South Clochtow, also, about 13 Chains S.W. [South West] of where the Black Stank Water Crosses a pub: [public] Road. The property of Captain Gordon Clunny Castle
Black Stank
Black Stank
Mr Charles Simm Upper Brownhill
Mr Alexander Davidson West Broadmuir
Mr George Cruickshank Brownhill
039 name of a stream which issues from Lochlundie Moss, and Crosses a public road called Peterhead and Newburgh road at a Bridge called Robbies Brig and receives various springs and drainage of Land &c. and enters the Sea about ¾ of a mile E. [East] of South New Clochtow. The name of the Stream is well known at various farms which it passes - Stank is the gaelic and also the Scottish of a Ditch the water being from a morass or Peat moss is generally dark in rainy weather.

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Aberdeenshire -- Parish of Slains

[Note beside 'Black Stank'] -
Stank. A pool or pond, the ditch of a fortified town.
Stanked, surrounded with a ditch.
Stank-Hen A species of water-fowl that breeds about stanks or ponds. Ettr. For; supposed to be the Common Water Hen (Jamieson)

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