List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
BATTLE OF MAUCHLINE MUIR (SITE OF) Battle of Mauchline Muir (Site of) George Patrick Shoemaker
William Patrick Steward
John Lambie Tailor
029 With reference to the Site of the battle George Patrick aged 84 William Patrick aged 80 and John Lambie aged 86 States that their fathers pointed out to them in their infancy that the brunt of the contest took place on the Bell of the Brae a little to the South West of Mauchline Railway Station, the Sheriff officer Hugh Leary states that his parents pointed out the place now Comprising the enclosure marked X north of railway trace 3
The Revd. [Reverend] James Fairlie Mr. Strathdie Banker Mr. Nesbit ShopKeeper and Mr Murdoch writer are of opinion that the battle was fought at or about the Muir Farm, but the evidence of the 3 aged men and Sheriff officer who had the Site direct from their fathers has been adopted the whole left to your decision - Yes [JB]

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Note] "Particular enquiries have been made as to whether
any implements of war were found at anytime about
Mauchline Muir, or its vicinity, but up to the present
have failed to elicit anything satisfactory."
Signed James Morgan [C.] A. [Civilian Assistant].

The military chest referred to
in the foregoing page has been
found in the parish of Tarbolton according
to information received from Mr. Morgan

[Note] The Railway Station is erected on what was formerly
Mauchline Muir

[Arrow referring to Muir Farm:] Probably from its retaining the name "Muir" [JB]

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