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List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
CROFTHEAD Croftheads; Crofthead John Stewart; Daniel Kirk; Charles Stewart Esq.; Walter Davidson; William Laidlaw;Johnstone's County Maps 043 This is a substantial farm house and offices amd garden with farm of land attached the property of the Duke of Buccleuch. The name Croftheads is commonly given but Crofthead is the correct name and is so called from its situation at the head of the Croft.
PEELHOUSES Poolhouses; Peelhouses; Peehouses Daniel Kirk; Robert Kirk; John Stewart; Ancient and Modern Valuation Rolls; Charles Stewart Esq. as authority for Peelhouses Hill 043 This is a substantial farm house with offices and garden and farm of land attached the property of Johnston Douglas Esq. doubtlessly deriving the name from an ancient tower or peel in the vicinity as mentioned by old and new stats of parish.
BISHOPCLEUGH Bishopcleugh Miss Logan;David Jardine; Thomas Laidlaw; Ancient Valuation Rolls 043 This is a substantial house with garden and farm offices and farm of land attached. The property of James Jardine.this was formerly churchlands same as St. Michaels adjoining.

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Parish of Dryfesdale - Plan 43-10 Trace 4

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