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List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
SOUTH KIRKBLAIN Kirkblain
Kirkblain
Kilblain
Revd. [Reverend] J.C. Larraine
Mr. James Carruthers
Mr. William Crosbie
Robert Nicholson
James Forsyth
William Irvine
Lease of Farm
056; 061 [Situation] Nearly 2 miles N. E. [North East] from Glencaple. A good farm House and out offices attached and all in good repair and Is the property of William Constable Maxwell of Nithsdale
Site of KILBLAIN Kirkblain Old Castle (Site of)
Kirkblain
Kirkblain
Kilblain
Revd. [Reverend] J.C. Larraine
Mr. James Carruthers
Mr. William Crosbie
Robert Nicholson
James Forsyth
William Irvine
Lease of Farm
061 The Site of an ancient Church dedicated to St. Blane or Blain supposed from its Gaelic Name to have been founded while the Scoto-Irish language was spoken in the locality. Its date is probably the commencement of 12th. Centy. [Century] as the Bishop Blain is said to have flourished during the 11th. Centy. [Century].

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[Parish] of Caerlaverock

Plan 61/1 Trace 2

"After the Reformation a part of the old Parish of Kilblane was annexed to the Parish of Carlaverock on the North-east" Ecclesiastical Antiquities.-

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