Essential website maintenance

On Tuesday 11 June, a small number of our websites started experiencing some infrastructure-related issues. We are working to restore the functionality affected by these issues and anticipate this will be resolved by next week.


List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
River Nith
River Nith
River Nith
River Nith
Channel of the River Nith
Bradshaw's Map of Great Britain
B.F. Lloyd and Co.s [Counties] Map of England
Black's Map of Scotland
Mr. Bell of Saulls
Mr. Wright of Bowhouse Park
Six Inch Ord. [Ordnance] Map of Kirkcudbrightshire
060 [Situation] Forming and Tracing Nn. [Northern] Parish Boundary One of the principal rivers in the County of Dumfries, takes its rise in Ayrshire in the Parish of Dalmellington and runs Eastward into New Cumnock and enters the County off Dumfries at Carsoncone, near which the Glasgow and South Western Railway intersect the County and thence, running a winding course towards the South East receives in its passage many tributary streams as it passes by the town of Dumfries where it becomes navigable for small ships of 80, or 90, tons burden. About 2 1/2 miles below Dumfries it gradually expands into a small estuary, and between Burron point (sometimes called Carse point) in the Parish of Kirkbean and County of Kirkcudbright and Bow house Scar point in the parish of Carlaverock And near the venerable old ruins of Caerlaverock Castle it becomes lost in the Sands of the famous Solway Firth

Continued entries/extra info

[Page] 63
Parish of Carlaverock

Plan 60.12 Trace 2.3 -- 5.6

See Page 2


  Transcribers who have contributed to this page.


  Location information for this page.