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List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
CULDUBH Culduh
Culduh
Culduh
Estate map of property AD. 1766
Mr William Ross Littletolly
Mr A. Cameron Bluefold
069 A well known name of a conspicuous feature of a rugged glen, Situated about 30 Chains E. [East] of Minagower Hill and a little South of a slopping ground known by the name of Blairdu and near the upper district of Glencarvie
CULDUBH BURN Culduh Burn
Culduh Burn
Culduh Burn
Estate map of property A.D. 1766
Mr William Ross Littletolly
Mr A. Cameron Bluefold
069 The issue of which is from marshy Springs abt [about] 30. Chains N.E. [North East] of Aultnabreber hill and abt [about 25. Ch [Chains] S.E. [South East] of Minagower hill and runs for abt [about] ½ a mile in a N.E. [North East] direction and enters the Carvie Water at a point where another burn Called Aisslerbar Stryp [Aisirbharr Stripe] from the opposite side also joins.
BREACAN HILLOCKS Braken Hillocks
Braken Hillocks
Braken Hillocks
Estate map of property AD 1766
Mr William Ross Littletolly
Mr A. Cameron Bluefold
069 a well known name of a few Conspicuous Knolls, Situated a few Chains E. [East] of the Water of Carvie or rather a few Chains S.E. [South East] of the Source of the Said water. The property of Sir Charles Forbes of Castle Newe

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Parish of Strathdon

[Note beside 'Cùldùbh']
Cùl the back of anything, the [ ? ] part, etc,
Cùil A corner, a niche, a closet, an angle etc.
Cul Dubh
Dubh. Black, darkness (Gaelic)

[Note beside 'Culdubh Burn']
Dubh. Black, darkness (Gaelic)

[Note beside 'Breacan Hillocks']
Bracken [Initialled] JMcD
Brachen. Braikin. Brecken, the female form etc. (Jamieson)
I would prefer Broken Hillocks to Brachen Hillocks
I am [ ? ]] [ ] its original Breacan A [Curtain] A Highland plaid
[ ] name Breacan The hillock of tartan on Plaids or without the article [ ] Bhreacan

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