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List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
BILLY BURN Billy Burn
Billy Burn
Billy Burn
Dr. [Doctor] Henderson Chirnside
Revd. [Reverend] James Ker Chirnside
Revd. [Reverend] David Henderson Chirnside
011.10 ; 011.14 ; 017.02 A small stream which obtains its name from the Estate of Billy
It falls into the Whiteadder near the Allanbank Paper Mills.
BILLYMIRE BURN Billymire Burn David Cockburn Oldcastles
Alexander White Sen [Senior] Causeybank
Alexander White Jun [Junior] Causeybank
011.10 ; 011.11 Formerly the low grounds through which this Burn flows was quite swampy and Known by the name of Billy Mire - but a deep artificial Cut having been made through it, the land, on either side is now quite dry, and the Cut is called Billymire Burn

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Parish of Chirnside -- Sheet 11 No 10 -- Trace 4 -- Collected by M Cothill Pte [Private] R.S. & M [Royal Sappers & Miners]

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