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List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
GRETNA GREEN Gretna Green
Gretna Green
Gretna Green
Gretney Green
Gretne
Rev. [Reverend] J. Roddick Gretna
B. Fergusson Esqr. Gretna
Mr. W. Duff
Johnston's Map of Dumfriesshire
New Statl. Acct. [New Statistical Account]
064 [Situation] - Near the East Side of Parish.
A Small village near the east side of the Parish of Gretna on the road leading from Carlisle to Glasgow, It was formerly a Burgh of Barony in which there were several markets or Fairs in the Course of the year, It is Celebrated for its marriages which Ceased to be valid, since the first of January 1837, unless the parties to be wedded Conformed to Conditions, in many instances impossible,
Site of MARKET CROSS [Gretna Green] Site of Market Cross
Site of Market Cross
Site of Market Cross
Rev. [Reverend] J Roddick Gretna
B. Ferguson Esqr. Gretna
Mr. W. Duff Gretna
064 [Situation] - In Gretna Green.
The Spot where the Market Cross of Gretna Stood. The New Stat. Acct. [Statistical Account] remarks "In the village of Gretna which was a burgh of barony there formerly was a Cattle-market, And it is not many years Since the market-cross was thrown down."

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[Page] 37 -- Parish of Gretna -- Plan 64.1 Trace 6

Gretna Green situation - Near the East side of Parish.
Site of Market Cross situation - In Gretna Green.

Philip Munro
Lce. Corp. R.E. [Lance Corporal Royal Engineers]

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