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List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
BOWNESS WATH Bowness Wath Revd [Reverend] John Anderson Minister Dornock
James Rae Forester Stapleton
063 [Situation] Through the channel of the Solway Firth
This name is applied to that portion of the channel of the Solway Firth, that is fordable at low water - situated in front of the parish of Dornock. The word Wath means a ford.

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Parish of Dornock -- Sheet 63 No 14 -- Trace 1

[signed] R. Stotherd
Capt. Rl Engrs [Captain Royal Engineers]
31st Decr [December] 1857.

[signed] P McHugh
Lce Cpl RE [Lance Corporal Royal Engineers]

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