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Dumfriesshire volume 09

Page List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks Continued entries/extra info Transcriber's notes
OS1/10/9/1 ROBGILL TOWER Robgill Tower Frederick McConnell Esq Robgill Tower David Kirkpatrick Farmer Broadlea 058 [Situation] On the west bank of Kirtle water, - near the Nn [Northern] point of the detached part of Dornock This is one of the Towers that were erected in feudal times by the then Proprietors for the purpose of defending themselves from the Border Theives. There has been Some large additions made on the South east, and on South West Sides of the Ancient building. So it is now a spacious building, having extensive offices including the offices belonging to the home farm which are about a half a mile to the South of the mansion, all are in good repair, There is a garden, Some pleasure Grounds and an extensive arable farm attached. It occupies a fine position for defence having a steep cliff on its north east side, and a deep glen on its north West side, the other Sides Could easily be defended by a ditch
OS1/10/9/1 [page] 1 Parish of Dornock (Dt) Detached -- [Sheet] 58 No 10 -- Trace 4 - & - 5 [signed] John McDonnell Spr RE [Sapper Royal Engineers]
OS1/10/9/2 [page] 2 [Blank page]
OS1/10/9/3 BROADLEA Broadlea David Kirkpatrick Farmer Broadlea J Armstrong Farmer BlacKyett 058 [Situation] 25 chains S.E. by E. [South East by East] from Robgill Tower A middling Sized farm house one Story high in good repair, with offices and thrashing machine attached, There is a vegetable garden and an arable farm of. 210 acres the property of F McConnell Esq Robgill Tower Tennanted by. David Kirkpatrick
OS1/10/9/3 MUIRFIELD Muirfield David Kirkpatrick Farmer Broadlea F McConnell Esq Robgill Tower 058 [Situation] About ½ mile nearly South from Robgill Tower A Small house one Story high thatched and in bad repair occupied by Agricultural laborers the property of Frederick McConnell Esq Robgill Tower
OS1/10/9/3 ROBGILL STRAND Robgill Strand F. McConnell Esq Robgill Tower David Kirkpatrick Farmer Broadlea 058 [Situation] From En [Eastern] Ph [Parish] Boundary - E.N.E. [East North East] to Kirtle water. A small stream having its source from a spring, and some drains; near the farm of East Breton: (Ph [Parish] of Annan) flowing from that in a northerly direction till it falls into Kirtle Water - immediately below Robgill Tower.
OS1/10/9/3 [page] 3 Parish of Dornock (Dt) Detached -- Sheet 58 No 10 -- [Traces] 4 & 5
OS1/10/9/4 KIRTLE WATER Kirtle Water Frederick McConnell Esq Robgill Tower David Kirkpatrick Farmer Broadlea 058 [Situation] On the Boundary between Dornock and Kirkpatrick Fleming A large stream having its Source near Birrens, Parish of . Middlebie; fllowing from that. on a South easterly direc [direction] emptys itself into the Solway Fir [Firth] a little to the South of Gretnan Green.
OS1/10/9/4 BLACKYETT BlacKyett Frederick McConnell Esq Robgill Tower David Kirkpatrick Farmer Broadlea 058 [Situation] About 36 chains S.S.E. [South South East] from Robgill Tower. A large farm house one story high, with offices and thrashing Machine, all in good repair. There is a vegetable garden and an arable farm attached Tennanted by J Armstrong the property of Mr Smith of BlacKyett
OS1/10/9/4 [page] 4 Parish of Dornock Detached -- Sheet 58 No 10 -- Trace 6
OS1/10/9/4 Words lost in fold of page.
OS1/10/9/5 TODKNOWES Todknowes F. McConnell Esqr Robgill Tower David Kirkpatrick Farmer Broadlea 058 [Situation] Towards the South of the detached part of Dornock. A row of cottages one storey high, and in good repair; having gardens attached Occupied by weavers, and agricultural laborers; on the farm of Blackyett.
OS1/10/9/5 [page] 5 Parish of Dornock (detached) -- Sheet 58. No. 14 -- Traces 1. 2 & 3
OS1/10/9/5 [Feint pencil entry] " Dornock Burn - Dornock Burn - See Sheet 63 No. 6 if on this plan"
OS1/10/9/6 DORNOCK BURN Dornock Burn See Name Sheet for Plan 63.6.
OS1/10/9/6 [page] 6 Ph [Parish] of Dornock -- Plan 58.14
OS1/10/9/7 THREE PIKED STANE Three Piked Stane (Supposed site of Druidical Temple) Revd [Reverend] John Anderson Minister Dornock James Rae Laborer Stapleton 063 [Situation] On the boundary between Dornock and Annan A large stone about 3 feet long 2 feet wide, and about 1 foot thick; built into a bank a little to the west of Upper Woodhead, it is said to contain three holes, and that to that circumstance it owes its name. There are no holes visible on the exposed side, the other side is completely built up, so I could not ascertain whether it contained any holes or not. From the appearance and size of several stones built into banks near this place, it is quite evident that they have been removed from the Druidical Temple said to have been on this spot.
OS1/10/9/7 DRUIDICAL CIRCLE (Remains of) [Three Piked Stane] 063 From the appearance and size of several stones built into banks near this place, it is quite evident that they have been removed from the Druidical Temple said to have been on this spot.
OS1/10/9/7 ST MARJORY'S CROSS (Remains f) 063 "The stone in which a wooden cross formerly stood, also, still remains; it was called St Marjory's Cross, to whom tradition says, the church itself was dedicated." (The parish church) The Three Piked Stone, is the stone referred to in the above quotation.
OS1/10/9/7 [page] 7 Parish of Dornock -- Sheet 68 No 1 -- Trace 5 [signed] P. McHugh Lce Cpl R.E. [Lance Corporal Royal Engineers]
OS1/10/9/8 [page] 8 [Blank page]
OS1/10/9/9 UPPER WOODHEAD Upper Woodhead William Steele Farmer Dornock. John Carlyle Farmer Dornock 063 [Situation] 50 Chains Sw. [South West] from Stapleton. A small house one story high and slated, having a vegitable garden attached. It stands on the Stapleton Estate And is occupied by a laboring man The property of John Ashton Critchley Esqr. Stapleton Tower. -
OS1/10/9/9 [page] 9 Parish of Dornock -- Sheet 63 No 1 -- trace 5
OS1/10/9/10 [page] 10 [Blank page]
OS1/10/9/11 STAPLETON ROW Stapleton Row Archibald Skirving Manager Stapleton Peter Ramsay Farmer Scotchfield 063 [Situation] Towards N Wn Ph [North Western Parish] district Is applied to a house containing three dwellings occupied by laborers. It is One Story high thatched and has a Small vegitable garden attached. It is on the "Stapleton" estate And is the property of John Ashton Critchley Esqr
OS1/10/9/11 HALLTON Hallton . . Halltown Archibald SKirving Manager Stapleton Plan of Estate James Rae Laborer Stapleton Johnstons County Map 063 Situation] 27 chains N.E. [North East] from Stapleton This place was formerly a farm but the house and Offices have been Converted into dwellings for the laboring people on the estate of "Stapleton" on which it stands. The dwellings are all One Story high, And there are vegitable gardens attached - John Ashton Critchley is the proprietor - Stapleton House
OS1/10/9/11 [page] 11 Parish of Dornock -- Sheet 63 No 1 -- Trace 3 [signed] J Resuggan Sapper R.E [Royal Engineers]
OS1/10/9/12 STAPLETON Stapleton Archibald Skirving Manager Stapleton Plan of Estate James Rae Laborer Stapleton 063 [Situation] ½ mile South of Stapleton Row Is applied to a house on the "Stapleton" Estate. It is two stories high and slated, having Offices, thrashing machine and Cottages for laborers attached all in excellent repair. It is occupied by the manager of the Estate And is the property of John Ashton Critchley Esqr Stapleton Tower.
OS1/10/9/12 [page] 12 Parish of Dornock -- Sheet No 63 -- No 1 -- Trace 6 [signed] J Resuggan Sapper R.E. [Royal Engineers]
OS1/10/9/13 STAPLETON TOWER Stapleton Tower J Critchley Esq Stapleton Tower J Rome Farmer Swordwellrig 063 [Situation] Towards N.Wn. [North Western] district of Ph [Parish] A large Square building three Stories high, Surmounted by battlements, it is Supposed to have been erected by the Irvings of Stapleton, as a place of Safety against the depradations of the Border Theives, at present the property and residence of J A Critchley Esq
OS1/10/9/13 [page] 13 Parish of Dornock -- Sheet 63 No 2 -- Trace 1 [Signed] John McDonnell Spr RE [Sapper Royal Engineers]
OS1/10/9/14 [page] 14 [Blank page]
OS1/10/9/15 CHRISTIELANDS Christielands George Rome Smith Christelands James Rae laborer Stapleton 063 [Situation] 3/4 mile East from Stapleton Two rows of Cottages one story high, in good repair. Having gardens attached, occupied by a Smith a publican, and Some agricultural Laborers. the property of J A Critchley Esq Stapleton Tower
OS1/10/9/15 CROSS KEYS (P.H.) [Christielands] Cross Keys (P.H.) [Public House] George Rome Smith Christielands James Rae Laborer Stapleton 063 [Situation] At Christielands A small house one story high, and in good repair; having a garden attached. Tenanted by Agnes McGlasson, who is licensed to sell ale & spirits. The property of J.A. Critchley Esqr Stapleton Tower.
OS1/10/9/15 [page] 15 Parish of Dornock -- Sheet 63 No 2 -- Trace 2 [signed] John McDonnell Spr RE [Sapper Royal Engineers]
OS1/10/9/16 [page] 16 [Blank page]
OS1/10/9/17 ROUNDBUSH Roundbush George Bell Farmer Roundbush William Thomson Farmer Tulliesfield 063 [Situation] 3/4 mile nearly South from Stapleton Tower A small farm house, one story high. slated. & in good repair; having commodious offices. a vegetable garden & an arable farm of 109 acres attached. occupied by George Bell. proprietor - His Grace the Duke of Buccleuch.
OS1/10/9/17 STAPLETON T.P. Stpaleton Toll Bar Edward Glendinning Toll-Keeper George Bell Farmer Roundbush 063 [Situation] 29 chains S.S.W. [South South West] from Stapleton Tower A Small house, one storey high, slated; & in good repair; having a vegetable garden attached. occupied by Edward Glendinning, property of the Road Trustees
OS1/10/9/17 [page] 17 Dornock Parish -- Sheet 63.2 -- [Trace] 4 [signed] William Paton Sapper RE [Royal Engineers]
OS1/10/9/18 [page] 18 [Blank page]
OS1/10/9/19 TULLIESFIELD Tulliesfield Tulliesfield William Thomson Farmer Tulliesfield William Bell Farmer Todholes 063 [Situation] About 64 chains S.E. by S [South East by South] from Stapleton Tower A farm house, one storey high slated & in good repair; having commodious office houses a vegetable garden & an arable farm of 162 acres attached, occupied by William Thomson, property of Lord Mansfield,
OS1/10/9/19 [page] 19 Dornock Parish -- Sheet 63 - 2. -- [Trace] 5 [signed] William Paton Sapper RE [Royal Engineers]
OS1/10/9/20 TODHOLES Todholes Todholes William Bell Farmer Todholes William Thomson Farmer Tulliesfield 063 [Situation] 34 chains East from Tulliesfield A farm house one storey high, Slated; & in good repair; having Commodious offices, a vegetable garden & a farm of 320 acres attached part of which is arable & part moss occupied by William Bell. property of Lord Mansfield
OS1/10/9/20 DORNOCK BURN Dornock Burn Described on Sheet 63. No 6
OS1/10/9/20 DORNOCK FLOW Dornock Flow Described on Sheet 63. No 6
OS1/10/9/20 [page] 20 Dornock Parish -- Sheet 63.2. -- [Trace] 6 [signed] William Paton Sapper RE [Royal Engineers]
OS1/10/9/21 DORNOCK FLOW Dornock Flow See name List for Plan 63/6.
OS1/10/9/21 [page] 21 Ph [Parish] of Dornock -- Plan 63.3.
OS1/10/9/22 [page] 22 [Blank page]
OS1/10/9/23 PRIESTHOLM Priestholm Described on Sheet 63 No 6
OS1/10/9/23 GILLFOOT (Ruins of) Gillfoot Revd [Reverend] John Anderson Minister Dornock James Rae Forester Stapleton 063 [situation] About 64 chains N.N.W. [North North West] from Dornock village The ruins of a cottage on the estate of J.A. Critchley Esqr Stapleton Tower; nothing but the walls of it remaining.
OS1/10/9/23 UNDER WOODHEAD Under Woodhead J Beatie GameKeeper Under Woodhead J Ewart Laborer Upper Woodhead 063 [Situation] 1 1/8 mile N.E. by N. [North East by North] from Dornock village A Small house in bad repair, occupied by the gameKeeper on Stapleton the property of J Critchley Esq Stapleton Tower
OS1/10/9/23 [page] 23 Parish of Dornock -- Sheet 63 No 5 -- Trace 2 & 3 Drove Road - crossed out. [Note] -- Not in proper Name [signed] John McDonnell Spr RE [Sapper Royal Engineers]
OS1/10/9/24 DORNOCK BURN Dornock Burn See Name Sheet for Plan 63.6.
OS1/10/9/24 DORNOCK Dornock See Name Sheet for Plan 63.6,
OS1/10/9/24 SCHOOL Parish School See Name Sheet for Plan 63.6,
OS1/10/9/24 GLASGOW and SOUTH-WESTERN RAILWAY Glasgow and South Western Railway See Name Sheet for Plan 63.6
OS1/10/9/24 [page] 24 Dornock Ph [Parish] -- Plan 63.5.
OS1/10/9/25 SWORDWELLRIG Swordwellrig James Rae Laborer Stapleton John Rome Farmer Swordwellrig 063 [Situation] About 36 chains N.W. [North West] from Dornock village. A Small farm house one Story high, Slated and in good repair - There is a Small vegetable garden and an arable farm attached. Tennanted by John Rome the property of the DuKe of Buccleuch
OS1/10/9/25 SWORDWELL RIG Swordwell Rig John Rome Farmer Swordwellrig James Rae Forester Stapleton 063 [Situation] Nearly 3/4 mile N.W. [North West] from Dornock village A small ridge of arable land, on the farm of and a little to the north of the farm house - Swordwellrig
OS1/10/9/25 Supposed Site of BATTLE (16th Century) [Swordwell] Sword Well Sword Well Sword Well Sword Well . New Statistical Account of Dumfriesshire Old Statistical Account of Dumfriesshire Fullarton's Imperial Gazetteer 063 A Spring Well which is said to have derived its Name from the Circumstance of Swords having been found near it, & where it is traditionally reported a Battle was fought in the 16th century. See page 2.
OS1/10/9/25 [page] 25 Parish of Dornock -- Sheet 63 No 5 -- Trace 5 & 6 [Faint notes] Dornock -- See 63 - 6 -- Glasgow & SW [South Western] Railway (omitted) Main Beck -- See Trace [signed] John McDonnell Spr RE [Sapper Royal Engineers]
OS1/10/9/26 KILNGREEN Kilngreen Revd [Reverend] John Anderson Minister Dornock Christopher Young Innkeeper Dornock 063 [Situation] At the West end of Dornock village A row of cottages one story high, & in good repair; having gardens attached Occupied by agricultural laborers; the property of the Duke of Buccleugh.
OS1/10/9/26 TOWNHEAD Townhead Revd [Reverend] John Anderson Minister Dornock Christopher Young Innkeeper Dornock 063 [Situation] A few chains South of Kilngreen A row of cottages one story high, & in good repair; having gardens attached. Occupied by agricultural laborers - the property of the Duke of Buccleugh.
OS1/10/9/26 CROSS KEYS INN [Dornock] Cross Keys Inn Revd [Reverend] John Anderson Minister Dornock Christopher Young InnKeeper Dornock 063 [Situation] At the West end of Dornock village A small house one story high, and in good repair; having a garden attached Tenanted by Christopher Young, who is licensed to sell ale & spirits - the property of Sir. F Johnston Wester Hall
OS1/10/9/26 [page] 26 Parish of Dornock -- Sheet 63 No 5 -- Trace 6 [signed] P McHugh Lce Cpl RE [Lance Corporal Royal Engineers]
OS1/10/9/27 WOODHALL Woodhall John Waddel Farmer Woodhall & James Robison Priestholm Farmer 063 [Situation] Nearly 1 mile N.N.E. [North North East] from Dornock village A large farm house three Stories high, with extensive offices and thrashing machine built in the Year 1763., There is a Small vegetable garden and an arable farm of 200 acres attached. The property of Lord Mansfield Tennanted by. John Waddel
OS1/10/9/27 PRIESTHOLM Priestholm James Robison Farmer Priestholm John Waddel Farmer Woodhall 063 [Situation] 1/2 mile North from Dornock village A large farm house one Story high with offices; all in good repair There is a Small vegetable garden and an arable farm attached the property of the DuKe of Buccleuch Tennanted by Robert and James Robison
OS1/10/9/27 [page] 27 Parish of Dornock -- Sheet 63 No 6 -- Trace 2 Drove Road crossed out. [Note] -- Not applied as a proper Name [signed] John McDonnell Spr RE [Sapper Royal Engineers]
OS1/10/9/28 [page] 28 [Blank page]
OS1/10/9/29 CROWN INN [Dornock] Crown Inn Revd [Reverend] John Anderson Minister Dornock John Montgomery InnKeeper Dornock 063 [Situation] Near the East end of Dornock village A large house two stories high, and in good repair; having a garden attached. Tenanted by John Montgomery, who is licenced to sell ale & spriits. The property of Mrs Dickson, 16 Hamilton Place, Euston Square London.
OS1/10/9/29 POST OFFICE [Dornock] Post Office (Sub.) Revd [Reverend] John Anderson Minister Dornock John Montgomery InnKeeper Dornock 063 [Situation] Adjoining the Crown Inn on the west. A small house one story high, and in good repair; having a garden attached. Tenanted by Miss Margret Moffat; who is the Postmistress. The property of Francis Armstrong West Breton, Ph [Parish] of Annan. There is one despatch, and one delivery of letters, each day.
OS1/10/9/29 [page] 29 Parish of Dornock -- Sheet 63 No 6 -- Trace 4 [signed] P McHugh Lce Cpl R.E. [Lance Corporal Royal Engineers]
OS1/10/9/30 DORNOCK BURN Dornock Burn Revd [Reverend] John Anderson Minister Dornock John Montgomery InnKeeper Dornock 058; 063 [Situation] From the detached part of Dornock S.S.W, [South South West] through the central division A large stream having its source from some drains, and wet ground, near Blackyett (Ph [Parish] of Dornock (detached) flowing from that in a southerly direction, falls into the Solway Firth about 1/2 a mile to the west of Dornockbrow
OS1/10/9/30 [page] 30 Parish of Dornock -- Sheet 63 No 6 -- Trace 4 [signed] P McHugh Lce Cpl RE [Lance Corporal Royal Engineers]
OS1/10/9/31 DORNOCK [village] Dornock William Steele Farmer Dornick John Carlyle Farmer Dornick 063 [Situation] In the S.wn. [South Western] district of this Parish A Small village about 3 miles on the road leading from Annan to Carlisle It Consists of houses principally of One Story high, all in good repair, And occupied by agricultural laborers And Weavers. The population in 1851 was 175. The principal buildings are the Ph [Parish] Church Ph [Parish] School and the Manse. There are two grocers shops two public houses a Post Office and a Smithy, there is also a Corn-Mill - the property of Mrs Nicolson and Dr. [Doctor] Bogie of Annan and John Carlysle Esqr of Dornick.
OS1/10/9/31 [page] 31 Parish of Dornock -- Sheet 63 No 6 -- Trace 4 [signed] J Resuggan Sapper R.E. [Royal Engineers]
OS1/10/9/32 SCHOOL [Dornock] School Ph [Parish] William Steele Farmer Dornick John Carlysle Farmer Dornick 063 [Situation] About 12 chains North from Dornock village A plain building One story high and Slated, attached to the Masters house The average number of Scholars is 100 and the branches taught are Writing. Arithmetic. Mathematics Latin Greek And French, Mr John Brown is the master, his salary £34.4.2 the Scholars fees is about £30 per Annum.-
OS1/10/9/32 LOWTHERTON Lowtherton William Steele Farmer Dornock John Carlysle Farmer Dornock Revd [Reverend] John Anderson Minister Dornock 063 [Situation] About 3/4 mile N.E. [North East] from Dornock village A Small village three miles on the road from Annan to Carlisle The houses are all One Story high, Slated & in good repair. there Are 3 grocers shops One public house and a Smithy, all fued from Mr Carrick, Solicitor Brampton The houses are occupied by Weavers, principally. the population in 1851 was 220.
OS1/10/9/32 [page] 32 Parish of Dornick -- Sheet 63 No 6 -- Trace 4 & 5 [signed] J Resuggan Sapper R.E. [Royal Engineers]
OS1/10/9/33 WILLOW GROVE Willow Grove Revd [Reverend] John Anderson Minister Dornock John Montgomery InnKeeper Dornock 063 [Situation] 12 chains S.W. [South West] from Lowtherton A number of cottages, one and two stories high, and in good repair; having gardens attached. Occupied by agricultural laborers, & joiners. The property of Benjamin Nicolson Esqr Annan.
OS1/10/9/33 GLASGOW AND SOUTH-WESTERN RAILWAY Glasgow and South Western Railway Bradshaws Railway Guide Time Tables 063 Double lines of Rail from Glasgow to Carlisle which passes through this parish in a SE.E [South East East] direction
OS1/10/9/33 EASTRIGS Eastrigs See Name Sheets for Plan 63.10.
OS1/10/9/33 [page] 33 Parish of Dornock -- Sheet 63 No 6 -- Trace 5 [signed] P McHugh Lce Cpl R.E. [Lance Corporal Royal Engineers]
OS1/10/9/34 [page] 34 [Blank page]
OS1/10/9/35 DORNOCK FLOW Dornock Flow Revd [Reverend] John Anderson Minister Dornock David Kirkpatrick Farmer Irvington 063 [Situation] About 1 mile N.E. [North East] from Dornock village A tract of moss on the farms of Tulliesfield, Todholes, & Irvington; bounded on the east by Righead Moss.
OS1/10/9/35 [page] 35 Parish of Dornock -- Sheet 63 No 6 -- Trace 3 [signed] P McHugh Lce Cpl R.E. [Lance Corporal Royal Engineers]
OS1/10/9/36 MUIRHOUSE Muirhouse George Baxter Farmer Moorhouse William Crone Farmer Eastrigs 063 A farm house one Storey high, slated, & in good repair; having office houses & a vegetable garden & an arable farm of 55 acres attached; occupied by George Baxter who is proprietor of the house & 7 acres the remainder belonging to his Grace the Duke of Buccleuch
OS1/10/9/36 [page] 36 Parish of Dornock -- Sheet 63.6 -- [Trace] 6 [signed] William Paton Sapper RE [Royal Engineers]
OS1/10/9/37 IRVINGTON . Irvington Irvington David Kirkpatrick Farmer Irvington James Robison Farmer Priestholm Rent Receipts, and other property documents. 063 [Situation] Near the west point of Parish A small farm house one story high, with offices, all in bad repair, There is a Small vegetable garden and an arable farm attached, Tennanted by David Kirkpatrick The property of. Lod [Lord] Mansfield
OS1/10/9/37 DORNOCK FLOW Dornock Flow Described on Sheet 63. No 6
OS1/10/9/37 LOANINGHEAD (P.H.) Loaninghead Revd [Reverend] John Anderson Minister Dornock John Montgomery InnKeeper Dornock 063 [Situation] 35 chains S.S.E. [South South East] from Irvington A row of cottages & offices one story high, and in good repair; having gardens attached Tenanted by J Robertson, who is licenced to sell ale & spirits; the property of the Earl of Mansfield.
OS1/10/9/37 [page] 37 Parish of Dornock -- Sheet 63 No 7 -- Trace 1 & 4 [signed] John McDonnell Spr R.E [Sapper Royal Engineers]
OS1/10/9/38 GLASGOW and SOUTH WESTERN RAILWAY Glasgow and South Western Railway See Name Sheet for Plan 63.6
OS1/10/9/38 [page] 38 Ph [Parish] of Dornock -- Plan 63.7
OS1/10/9/39 LONGLANDS Longlands Robert Carlyle Fisher Dornock Cottage James Creighton Farmer Dornock Brow 063 [Situation] Towards the SWn [South Western] point of this Parish A row of one storey houses, slated. & all in good repair; having vegetable garden etc attached, occupied by agricultural Labourers. proprietor. His Grace the Duke of Buccluch.
OS1/10/9/39 DORNOCK COTTAGE Dornock Cottage Robert Carlyle Fisher Dornock Cottage James Creighton Farmer Dornock Cottage 063 [Situation] 1/4 mile S.E. by S. [South East by South] from Longlands A small house, one storey high, slated, & in good repair; having office houses & a vegetable garden - attached, occupied by Robert Carlyle. property of His Grace the Duke of Buccleuch.
OS1/10/9/39 [page] 39 Parish of Dornock -- Sheet 63.9. -- [Trace] 2 [signed] William Paton Sapper RE [Royal Engineers]
OS1/10/9/40 [page] 40 [Blank page]
OS1/10/9/41 Site of ST MARJORY'S CHURCH Site of St Marjory's Church Revd [Reverend] John Anderson Minister Dornock William Bell Farmer Dornock Mains 063 [Situation] About 1 chain South from Dornock Church The site of St Marjory's Church is situated in the churchyard, and immediately behind the present parish church of Dornock. It was used as a place of worship by Roman catholics before the Reformation, and is said (by tradition, only) to have been dedicated to St Marjory. It was used as a place of worship by the reformers after the Reformation, till 1793, in which year the present parish church was erected, and the old church taken down.
OS1/10/9/41 [page] 41 Ph [Parish] of Dornock -- Sheet 63.9. [signed] P McHugh Lce Cpl RE [Lance Corporal Royal Engineers]
OS1/10/9/42 [page] 42 [Blank page]
OS1/10/9/43 MANSE [nr Longlands] Manse (Ph) [Parish] Revd [Reverend] John Anderson Minister Dornock William Bell Farmer Dornock Mains 063 [Situation] 48 chains N.E. [North East] from Longlands A large plain Gothic building two stories high, with offices, all in good repair; having a garden & a glebe of arable land attached. The residence of the Revd [Reverend] John Anderson.
OS1/10/9/43 CHURCH [nr Longlands] Church (Ph) [Parish] Revd [Reverend] John Anderson Minister Dornock William Bell Farmer Dornock Mains 063 [Situation] About 50 chains N.E. [North East] of Longlands A large plain building surmounted by a belfry - in good repair - and is surrounded by a graveyard. It is seated for 300, the average number of attendants is about 200 - and the average number of communicants is about 180. The Revd [Reverend] John Anderson is the minister, his stipend is 14 chalders, half barley, & half oatmeal, with £8.6.8 for communion elements. The Duke of Buccleuch is the patron. The minister is also Registrar for the district.
OS1/10/9/43 [page] 43 Parish of Dornock -- Sheet 63 No 9 -- Trace 3 [signed] P McHugh Lce Cpl R.E. [Lance Corporal Royal Engineers]
OS1/10/9/44 DORNOCK MAINS Dornock Mains Revd [Reverend] John Anderson Minister Dornock William Bell Farmer Dornock Mains 063 [Situation] 16 chains East from Longlands A large farm house two stories high, with extensive offices, and thrashing machine; all in good repair - having a garden and an arable farm of about 261 acres attached. Tenanted by William Bell - the property of the Duke of Buccleuch
OS1/10/9/44 DORNOCK BURN Dornock Burn Described on Sheet 63. No 6.
OS1/10/9/44 [page] 44 Parish of Dornock -- Sheet 63 No 9 -- Trace 3 [signed] P McHugh Lce Cpl R [Lance Corporal Royal Engineers]
OS1/10/9/45 TOMB STONES [Dornock Churchyard] Remarkable Tomb Stones Revd [Reverend] John Anderson Minister Dornock James Rae Forester Stapleton 063 [Situation] In Dornock Grave - yard. Two stones about 7 feet long, and of a triangular shape - each side being about 2 feet. "New Statistical Account page 257" - "There may be seen in the churchyard two stones of a singular shape, resting on blocks of the same material, which are supposed to contain the ashes of the commanders of the English army" The battle where the above commanders lost their lives is said to have been at Sword Well - but the date is unKnown. From the hieroglyphics on two sides, of each of the above stones, they appear to be of far more ancient date, than the battle referred to above. The stones are at present lying on the ground, and are not "resting on blocks of the same material" as stated above.
OS1/10/9/45 [page] 45 Parish of Dornock -- Sheet 63 No 9 -- Trace 3 [signed] P McHugh Lce Cpl RE [Lance Corporal Royal Engineers]
OS1/10/9/46 SOLWAY FIRTH Solway Firth Solway Firth Solway Firth Solway Frith Solway Frith Solway Frith New Stat: Acct. [Statistical Account] of Dumfriesshire Dr [Doctor] Singer's Agrl [Agricultural] Survey of Dumfriesshire Blackwood's County Map of Dumfriesshire Walker's Map of Scotland Crawford's Map of Dumfriesshire Johnston's County Map of Dumfries 063 [Situation] Along the South of Dornock, An arm of the Sea which Separates the Parish of DornocK from Cumberland. The extent of it along the coast of DornocK is About 3 miles. The Shore is Sandy and gravelly, mixed with large Stones. Its breadth at this point is 2 miles.-
OS1/10/9/46 [page] 46 Dornock Ph [Parish] -- Plan 63.9.
OS1/10/9/47 BUTTERDALE Butterdale William Lorrain Farmer Butterdale William Crone Farmer East Rigs 063 [Situation] In the S. [South] district of this Parish. A large farm house two storeys high, slated & in good repair; having commodious office houses, a vegetable garden & an arable farm of 136 acres attached. Occupied by William Lorrain, proprietor Sir F Johston Wester hall
OS1/10/9/47 EASTRIGS . Eastriggs Eastrigs William Crone Farmer East Rigs William Lorrain Farmer Butterdale Ancient Valuation Rolls of Parish 063 [Situation] 32 chains N.E. [North East] from Butterdale. A farm house one storey high, slated; & in good repair; having commodious offices a vegetable garden & an arable farm of 90 acres attached. Occupied by William Crone. proprietor
OS1/10/9/47 [page] 47 Parish of Dornock -- Sheet 63.10. -- [Trace] 2 [signed] William Paton Sapper RE [Royal Engineers] [Feint note] -- Dornock Drove Road ? See 63-6
OS1/10/9/48 DORNOCKBROW Dornockbrow James Creighton Farmer Dornock Mains William Lorrain Farmer Butterdale 063 [Situation] On the Coast nearly 1/2 mile S.E. by S. [South East by South] from Butterdale A small farm house one storey high, slated; & in good repair; having offices. a vegetable garden & an arable farm of 9 acres attached. occupied by James Crieghton property of Mrs Williamson Annan.
OS1/10/9/48 DORNOCK BURN Dornock Burn Described on Sheet 63 No 6
OS1/10/9/48 DORNOCK Dornock See Name Sheet for Plan 63.6.
OS1/10/9/48 [page] 48 Parish of Dornock -- Sheet 63.10. -- [Trace] 4 [signed] William Paton Sapper R [Royal Engineers]
OS1/10/9/49 FOULSIKE Foulsyke Thomas Bell Farmer Foulsyke David Scott Farmer North Wylies 063 [Situation] 3/4 mile N.E.E. [North East East] from Butterdale A large farm house 2 Stories high with offices; all in good repair - There is a small vegetable garden and an arable farm attached - Tennanted by Thomas Bell - the Property of Sir F Johnston - Wester hall
OS1/10/9/49 NORTH WYLIES North Wylies David Scott Farmer North Wylies Thomas Bell Farmer Foulsyke 063 [Situation] 1/2 mile S.E. by E. [South East by East] from Butterdale A large farm house one Story high, with offices, and thrashing machine all in good repair There is a vegetable garden an Orchard and an arable farm attached - Tennanted by David Scott the Property of Lord Mansfield
OS1/10/9/49 SOUTH WYLIES South Wylies John Wyly Farmer South Wylies Thomas Bell Farmer Foulsyke 063 [Situation] About 2 chains S.W. [South West] from N. [North] Wylies A large farm house one Story high. with offices and thrashing machine all in good Repair - there is a Small vegetable garden and an arable farm attached Tennanted by John Wylie the Property of Lord Mansfield
OS1/10/9/49 [page] 49 Dornock Parish -- [Sheet] 63 No 10 -- Trace 3 [signed] John McDonnell Spr RE [Sapper Royal Engineers]
OS1/10/9/50 SAUGH-HOPE BURN Saugh-hope Burn Saugh-hope Burn John Wylie Farmer South Wylies David Scott Farmer North Wylies 063 [Situation] From 11 chains South of Eastrigs, S.E. [South East] to Solway Firth A small stream having its source at some drains, a little to the south of the farm house of Eastriggs; flowing from that in a south easterly direction - falls into the Solway Frith about 1/2 a mile to the east of Blackhills.
OS1/10/9/50 [page] 50 Parish of Dornock -- Sheet 63 No 10 -- Trace 3
OS1/10/9/51 PENTICLES Penticles Alexander Notman Farmer Penticles & David Scott Farmer Wylies 063 [Situation] 1/2 mile S.E. [South East] from Butterdale A Small farm house 1 Story high in good repair; There is a vegetable garden and a Small farm attached Tennanted by Alexander Notman The Property of Lord Mansfield
OS1/10/9/51 [page] 51 Dornock Parish -- [Sheet] 63 No 10 -- Trace 5 [Note Fish-houses - crossed out] -- "Cancelled" Not recognised in locality as a proper name [signed] John McDonnell Spr RE [Sapper Royal Engineers]
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OS1/10/9/53 BLACKHILLS Blackhills William Rae Farmer Blackhills Alexander Notman Farmer Penticles 063 [Situation] 52 chains S.E. [South East] from Butterdale A Small farm house one Story high with offices all in good repair - There is a Small vegetable garden attached. and an arable farm Tennanted by. William Rae the Property of. Lord Mansfield.
OS1/10/9/53 SOLWAY FIRTH Solway Frith See Name Sheet for Plan 63.9.
OS1/10/9/53 [page] 53 Dornock Parish -- [Sheet] 63 No 10 -- Trace 6 [signed] John McDonnell Spr RE [Sapper Royal Engineers]
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OS1/10/9/55 SAUGH-HOPE BURN Saugh-hope Burn See Name-Sheet for Plan 63.10.
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OS1/10/9/57 SOLWAY FIRTH Solway Firth See Name Sheet for Plan 63.9.
OS1/10/9/57 WHAN SCAR Whan Scar Whan Scar Revd [Reverend] John Anderson Minister, Dornock James Rae Forester Stapleton 063 [Situation] At the S.W. [South West] point of this Parish - on the channel of the Solway Firth. A large patch of Shingle, visible at low-water mark of the Solway Firth.
OS1/10/9/57 ALTAR STONE Altar Stone Altar Stone Revd [Reverend] John Anderson James Rae 063 [Situation] On the boundary between Annan and Dornock A boundary Stone on Whan Scar Known by the Name.
OS1/10/9/57 [page] 57 Dornock Parish -- Plan 63.13.
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OS1/10/9/59 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.
OS1/10/9/59 [page] 59 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]
OS1/10/9/60 [page] 60 OS1/10/9 9 Co [COUNTY] DUMFRIES [stamped] ORDNANCE [SURVEY M.S.] STORE -- 15 MAR [March] 1898 -- SOUTHAMPTON Ph [PARISH] OF DORNOCK Scale 25.3 44 PLAN -- page 58 10 -- 1 58 13 -- 1 58 14 -- 5 63 1 -- 7 63 2 -- 13 63 3 -- 21 63 5 -- 23 63 6 -- 27 63 7 -- 37 63 9 -- 39 63 10 -- 47 63 11 -- 55 63 13 -- 57 63 14 -- 59 14 PLANS
OS1/10/9/61 [page] 61 INDEX Plan -- Name of Object -- Pages 63/13. -- Altar stone -- 57. 58/10, -- Broadlaw -- 3, 58/10, -- Blackyett -- 4, 63/10, -- Butterdale -- 47, 63/10, -- Blackhills -- 53, 63/14, -- Bowness Wath -- 59, 63/2, -- Christielands -- 15, 63/2, -- Cross Keys (PH) [Public House] -- 15, 63/5, -- Cross Keys Inn -- 26. 63/6, -- Crown Inn -- 29. 63/9, -- Church -- 43. 58/14, 63/2, 63/5, 63/6, 63/9, 63/10 -- Dornock Burn -- 6, 20, 24, 30, 44, 48, 63/2, 63/3, 63/6 -- Dornock Flow -- 20, 21, 35, 63/5, 63/6, 63/10, -- Dornock -- 24, 31,48, 63/6, -- Dornock Cottage -- 39, 63/9, -- Dornock Mains -- 44, 63/10, -- Dornockbrow -- 48, 63/6, 63/10, -- Eastrigs -- 33, 47, 63/10 -- Foulsike -- 49, 63/5 -- Gillfoot -- 23, 63/5, 63/6, 63/7, -- Glasgow and S.Wn. [South Western] Railway -- 24, 33, 38, 63/1, -- Hallton -- 11, 63/7, -- Irvington -- 37, 58/10, -- Kirtle Water -- 4, 63/5, -- Kiln-Green -- 26, 63/6, -- Lowtherton -- 32, 63/7, -- Loaninghead -- 37, 63/9, -- Longlands -- 39, 58/10, -- Muirfield -- 3, 63/6, -- Muirhouse -- 36, 63/9, -- Muir Beck -- 39, 63/9, -- Manse -- 43, 63/10, -- North Wylies -- 49, 63/5, 63/6, -- Priestholm -- 23, 27, 63/6, -- Post Office -- 29, 63/10, -- Penticles -- 51, 58/10, -- Robgill Tower -- 1, 58/10, -- Robgill Strand -- 3, 63/2, -- Roundbush -- 17, 63/1, -- Stapleton Row -- 11, 63/1, -- Stapleton -- 12, 63/2, -- Stapleton Tower -- 13, 63/2, -- Stapleton T.P. [Turn Pike] -- 17, 63/5, 63/6, -- School -- 24, 32, 63/5, -- Swordwellrig -- 25, 63/5, -- Swordwell Rig -- 25, 63/5, -- Sword Well -- 25, 63/9, -- St Marjory's Church -- 41, 63/9, 63/10, 63/13, -- Solway Firth -- 46, 53, 57, 63/10, - South Wylies -- 49, 63/10, 63/11, -- Saugh-hope Burn -- 50, 55, 58/14, -- Todknowes -- 5, 63/1, -- Three Piked Stane -- 7, 63/2, -- Tulliesfield -- 19, 63/2, -- Todholes -- 20, 63/5, -- Townhead -- 26, 63/9. -- Tomb Stones -- 45, 63/1, -- Upper Woodhead -- 9, 63/5, -- Under Woodhead -- 23, 63/6 -- Woodhall -- 27, 63/6, -- Willow Grove -- 33, 63/13 -- Wham Scar -- 57.
OS1/10/9/62 DORNOCK Dornock Walkers' Map of Scotland Crawford's Map of Dumfriesshire Johnston's Map of Dumfriesshire 058; 063 [Situation] Towards the S,En [South Eastern] point of the County of Dumfries The Name of this Parish is Compounded of Gaelic doire A wood And Cnoc - a hill. As the features of the district do not confirm this derivation probably Dornochel - the bare water is more descriptive. The Parish of Dornock is bounded on the North by those of Annan and Kirkpatrick-Fleming, on the East by Gretna, on the South by the Solway Firth and on the West by Annan. A portion of the Parish is detached which is bounded on the North, East and South by Kirkpatrick-Fleming and on the West by Annan, the Area of which being about 523 Acres. The Parish which nearly forms a Square, measures about 4 miles in length and 2 1/2 miles in breadth And its entire Area has now been computed at 5,779 Impl [Imperial] Acres 3/4 of which Are arable. The Soil in general is loam on brick earth, And though rather damp in winter is productive of luxuriant crops. The entire district is flat. The Coast along the Solway Firth is about 2 1/2 miles in extent and which is also low And sandy and wears altogether a monotonous aspect. Kirtle Water A Considerable Stream traces the Nn [Northern] boundary of the detached part of Parish, Dornock Burn a Considerable brook flows through the Centre of Parish, a few small rills from the interior contributing their waters thereto. No minerals are wrought in [Continued on page 63]
OS1/10/9/62 [page] 62 Parish of Dornock -- County of Dumfries
OS1/10/9/63 DORNOCK [Continued from page 62] in the district nor Manufactory of any consequence carried on. The Glasgow and South-Western Railway runs across the Southern division of Parish nearly from West to East, - also two Turnpike Roads from the east side traverse the Northern and southern districts respectively in a S.Wn. [South Western] and Wn [Western] direction to the town of Annan where they join. The only village is Dornock which consists of one Street of Cottages inhabited chiefly by Agricultural labourers And Weavers. In it are the Parish Church and School. Population of the Parish 950. A large Stone situate on the Wn [Western] Parish Boundary now called Three Piked Stane is said to have belonged originally to a Druidical Circle And is also identified as having formed, part of the Cross of St Marjory (See Page7.) to which Saint the original Ph [Parish] Church was dedicated. The Old Statistical Account of Dornock says "There is the remains of a Druidical Circle near Woodhead, though Some of the Stones of late have been carried away. The Stone in which a wooden Cross stood, also still remains. It was called St Marjory's Cross"- It would appear from information obtained on the ground that both of these Antiquities the Druidical Circle and St Marjory's Cross are represented by this Stone. - A Spring called Sword Well on the Wn [Western] boundary is pointed out as the Site of a Battle between the English and Scots in which the former were defeated. Tomb-Stones having Latin inscriptions thereon are yet extant in the church- yard which tradition also Assigns to be those Commemorative of the english generals who fell in the battle. The Old Stat. Acct [Statistical Account] of Dornock says "A Spring-well on the muir where the battle was fought Still bears the name of the Sword Well, probably from some these weapons having been found there after the battle." Two strong border towers now partly modernized have been shewn, of which nothing is Known beyond, their having been used in the time of border feuds. The Church, of which Chalmers in, his Caledonia remarks "the Church of Dornock was dedicated to St Marjory, who is not however mentioned by the Sanctologists. Yet is her name perpetuated here, by a Simple monument, which is called St Marjory's Cross.
OS1/10/9/63 [page] 63 Parish of Dornock -- County of Dumfries