List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
CORN MILL [Dalmellington] Dalmellington Mill
Dalmellington Mill
Dalmellington Mill
Dalmellington Mill
Dalmellington Mill
William Walker Esqr.
Revd. [Reverend] W. Gilchrist
Mr. Robert Smith
Mr. William G Galloway
046 A Small plain thatch building one Storey high worked by water of about 7 Horsepower as a corn mill it is a poor Substitute, adjacent to it and worked by the Same Stream is a nameless Waulk and Spinning Mill each of about 6 Horse power, about 9 Chains east of those is the Site of an old mill on the bank of the Muck Water which tradition points out as the first Corn Mill in Dalmellington and the Same persons States the one which gave nam to the village viz the 'Mill' of the 'plain' In the Old Statistical Account and other records it goes by the name of "Dalmellington" which means the Village or town of the 'Mill of the Plain' but it is more probable it has taken its name from 'Dame Helen' the Lady of the adjacent Castle the Hone. Colonel F. M. Cathcart is the principal proprietor of the Village. -

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