List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
Blackadder Water
Blackadder or Blackwater
River Blackadder
River Blackadder
River Blackadder
Johnston's [County] Map
Rev. [Reverend] Alexander Cuthbertson (Edrom
Rev. [Reverend] Abraham Home (Greenlaw
Rev. [Reverend] Robert Jamieson (Westruther
Rev. [Reverend] George Mc Lean (Fogo
Rev. [Reverend] George Cunningham (Dunse
A Small River that rises in the land at the base of Twin's Law, [--] Woodhead farm, Ph. [Parish] of Westruther - runs in a S.E. [South Easterly] direction, Skirting [--] of Greenlaw; it then changes its course to N.E. [North Easterly] and after passing through [the] Estates of Caldra, Nisbet, Kimmerghame Kelloe & Blackadder, it enters the Whiteadder at Allanton.
The trout in this stream are [very] large and of excellant quality, said [to be] little inferior Loch Leven trout.
Persons are not permitted to fish in this River without leave of the landed proprietors along its [banks].

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Parish of Edrom -- by Charles Buck

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