List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
STONE COFFIN FOUND HERE (A.D. 1792) [E of Kilbirnie] Stone Coffin found here (A.D. 1792) George Dickie
George Dick
John Kerr
008 About 63 years ago when Mr George
Dickie, now of Nethermill, and his
labourer John Archibald were cutting
the present road near the [Mill] Pond
they discovered an empty Stone Coffin 6 ft [feet] 6 [inches]
long by 2 1/2 feet by exposure to the air
it crumbled almost to dust & they
[threw] what remained on the road
Kilbirnie Loch
Kilbirnie Loch
Kilbirnie Loch
Kilbirnie Loch
James Orr (Loch ridge)
John Kerr
James Durroch
New Stat. Acct. [New Statistical Account]
Full. [Fullarton's] Gazetteer
008 A large lake Situate 3/4 of a mile
E. [East] of Kilbirnie village.

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This loch lies in the South East quarter of
the parish, and constitutes part of
its boundaries in that direction.
It extends a mile and a half in
length, is scarcely a half a mile
in breadth, and its greatest depth
is about 5 fathoms and a half. etc.
New Stat. Acct. [New Statistical Account]

The Whale Lake is within
the parish of Kilbirnie
o. m. o [ordnance map office]

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