List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
CHIRNSIDE PARISH Chirnside (Ph) [Parish] Chalmers Caledonia
Fullertons Gazeteer of Scotland
New Statistical Acct [Account] Berwickshire
Map of Berwickshire
011; 017 [Continued] besides these, and a few enclosures joined with them, hardly any thing but waste land, or the poorest Culture, was discoverable. Nature, indeed, wore a robe that indicated a deep soil - the uncultivated grounds produced immense tracts of heather, overspread with thick furze, or tall whins, and in some drier places, with broom, which in the spring, and through the summer, shed the golden gleam of their flowers, and their fragrance, all around - The eye of a spectator, on Chirnsidehill, now has in prospect a Country, of the extent described, all of it in remarkable Cultivation; the cornfields and pasture lands, almost everywhere enclosed and divided by hedges and ditches - Large plantations not only appear around the gentlemen's seats, but reach, in several places, to the extremity of their lands; so that they seem to be conjoined to each other - " The progress of agriculture has added greatly to this richness of prospect since the commencement of the present Century ----- Gazeteer Scotland

Chalmers Caledonia in pages 350. & 351 States the following ---

"Chirnside was established as the seat of the Presbytery, soon after the Reformation, and comprehends a dozen parishes. The Kirk town gave its name to the Parish - the ancient appelation was Chernside, which it obtained, from its location

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2 Chirnside Parish W Beatty

Chirnside (Ph [Parish]) Continued

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