List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
ANNAN Annan (Town)
Annan (Town)
Annan (Town)
J. & C. Walker's Map of Scotland
Crawford's Map of Dumfries-shire
Johnston's Map of Dumfries-shire
062 [Situation] Towards the Sn. [Southern] extremity of the Parish of Annan
The Name is derived from that of the Parish in which the town is Situated.
Annan is a royal burgh situate on the left bank of the River Annan near its discharge into the Solway Firth - distant 15½ miles East by South of the County Town of Dumfries. - It is One of the most Ancient towns in Scotland - having received its first Charter from King Robert Bruce. - The subsisting Charter however was granted by James VI in 1612. - There is a weekly market held in it; also two fairs in May And October. The Principal Street runs from West to East of the densely populated part of the town and is called High Street. - Several other wide Streets diverge North and South therefrom. - The houses in general two storeys high are neat And well built of Sandstone. - The River Annan passes the Town on the
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Town of Annan -- County of Dumfries

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