List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
John Bird Occupier
James Hardy, Penmanshiel
Mr William Grant
004.11 ; 004.15 A good Farm dwelling, with extensive offices and large farm attached. It is the property of Mr. Balfour, Whittingham (a minor). It is occupied by Mr John Bird who is making improvements on a large scale. The old Farm Steading which stood near the Rig Wood was called Butterdean and this was called Butterdean Mains to distinguish it from the other.
KILSPINDIE CASTLE (Site of) (Site of) Kilspindie Castle
(Site of) Kilspindie Castle
(Site of) Kilspindie Castle
John Bird
James hardy, Penmanshiel
Mr. Peter Aitchison Quixwood
004.11 ; 004.15 Appears to have existed in the Reign of Mary Queen of Scots, being subject or Vassal to Edinburgh Castle.
Its history is rather obscure but the British derivation Signifies the reign of the Black Heads or Hoods.
Again it is said to have been connected with Some Monastic Establishment, this is very probable as it existed in the above Reign.

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Sheet 4.11 Trace 6 -- Ph. [Parish] Oldhamstocks Detachd [Detached]
Collected by M Cottrell Pvt. RS&M [Private Royal Sappers and Miners]

[Signed] R. Burnaby Capt. R.E. [Captain Royal Engineers] 30 June 1856

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