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List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
HOLYNBUSH Hollenbush
Hollenbush
Hollenbush
Hollandbush
Hollynbush
John Miller Broomfield
John Irving Westhill
William Irving Hollenbush
Mr. James Barclay
Sir John Maxwell Bart. [Baronet]
063 [Situation] About 3/4 mile East of Broomhills.
A few thatched Cottages one Story in height, in middling repair, with gardens attached, the property of the Earl of Mansfield.
Holynbush is the correct mode Holyn is holly in Anglo Saxonit is Holegn, Holen, and signifes holm, or Alder-tree, it is also written Hallin & Holin
LEEHOUSES Leehouses
Leehouses
Leehouses
Mr. Irving
Mr. Barclay
Mr. Miller
063 [Situation] 33 Chains N.E.E. [North East East] of Broomhills.
Formerly a village of greater Magnitude, now reduced to a few dwellings, occupied by boring operatives.
Being an old established name, it may be necessary.
MD

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Parish of Gretna Plan 63.11 Trace 6
Holyn - the holly Dr. [Doctor] Jamieson's Sc. [Scottish] Dictionary

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

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