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List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
River Garnock
River Garnock
Mr John Kerr
Mr J Finley Langlands
Mr Gilmour, Glengarth
004 ; 007 ; 008 This Small rapid Stream rises near the Hill of Staik. Abt. [about] 1 1/2 miles from its Source it makes a Sudden fall forming a beautiful cascade nearly 60 ft. [feet] high known as the "Spout" Abt. [about] 2 1/2 miles farther down it enters a deep rocky & wooded ravine, at the head of which is Glengarnock Castle. It then directs its
way by Kilbirnie Village, then S. [South]
in the direction of Dalry, Kilwinning and falls into the Sea at Irvine
FREE CHURCH SCHOOL [Kilbirnie] School (Free Church)
School (Free Church)
School (Free Church)
Mr D Clark (School Master) 007 A neat Schoolroom with playground
dwelling house & Garden. Recently erected for the purpose of educating boys & girls belonging to the Free Ch. [Church] of this parish - is Situate abt. [about] 10 chains N.E. [North East] of the village adj. [adjacent] the Trust road leading to Beith.
Stonyholm Net Works
Stonyholm Net Works
Mr John Lowe (Foreman)
Mr John Kerr
Mr Hugh Walker (carrier)
007 A neat low building with dwelling house & recently erected for the purpose of manufacturing fish nets by machinery at present there are abt. [about] 12 machines which are worked by women - is the property of Messrs. Thompson & Colaqhun Glasgow

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