List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
WEIR BURN Where Burn
Ware Burn
Weir Burn
Weir Burn
Weir Burn
Weir Burn
Map of Estate
Statistical Account
John Dods. abbey St. Bathans
Heritors Books of the Parish of Abbey St. Bathans
James Hardy. Penmanshiel
John Dudgeon Moorhouse
004.13 ; 004.14 ; 010.02 A small stream or Burn which takes its rise in the Parish of Oldhamstocks Co. [County] Haddington. & flowing S. [South] eastwardly empties into the Whiteadder at abbey St. Bathans.
ELLER BURN Eller Burn James Aitchison
Peter Donaldson
Revd. [Reverend] Thomas Davison
010.05 ; 010.06 A long crooked narrow Burn which takes its rise in Windshiel Moor & flowing in a Northerly direction empties itself into the Whiteadder about three quarters of a Mile below the abbey & near to the "Retreat" The name originates from the number of alder Trees. which cover its banks.

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[Note below Eller Burn] Eller. The "Alder Tree" Jamiesons Scottish Dictionary

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