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Dumfriesshire volume 25

Page List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks Continued entries/extra info Transcriber's notes
OS1/10/25/1 HOLYWOOD [parish] Holywood Holywood Holywood Holywood Holywood Holywood Holywood Haliewood Dercongal Stat: [Statistical] Acc: [Account] of Dumfries Page 553. The Old Stat [Statistical] Account of Dumfries Chalmers' Caledonia Fullarton's Gazetteer Page 803. Oliver and Boyd's Almanac 1853 J & C. Walker's Map Johnstone's Co. [County] Map Communion Cup inscription belonging to Parish Charters of 13th. Century 040; 041; 048; 049 The Parish of Holywood [derives] its appropriate name from a Sacred [Grove] or Oak Forest, which existed therein [during] Druidical times. As it was usual for the Druids to hold special assemblies in a consecrated [place] ("considunt in loco consecrato") it is probable that the sacred character was thus attached to [--] wood and transmitted to their Successors [the] Culdees. Sometime anterior to the 12th. [Century] an Irish recluse named Congal had his Cell in the Oak Forest, from which [circumstance] -as is supposed- the name Dercongal is [a--] to this Parish in the Bulls and Charters [of] the 13th. Century. A Catholic Settlement [was] formed here about the 12th. Century and [the] ancient Abbey of Holywood is supposed to [have] been founded on the Site of this recluse's [Cell] in the Forest, hence the name Dercongal - [the] Scots-Irish-for "The Oakwood of Congal."
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OS1/10/25/1 The initials JBJ appear below 'Holywood' in the Orthography column Descriptive Remarks - the last letters of each line are lost in the page fold. Line 8 the last word is almost completely lost - best guess would be 'this' Line 13 the last word is not clear - comparing to assemblies (7 lines up) it might be 'assigned' 'This hermit, named Congal, said to have lived about the beginning of the eleventh century, gave to his cell the name Dercongal, or the Oakwood of Congal, a designation which was still given to the district two centuries later. ' The manuscripts of His Grace the Duke of Buccleuch and Queensberry ... preserved at Drumlanrig castle .. https://archive.org/details/buccleuchqueens01greauoft see also OS1/10/26/7A - NB: I noticed these errors while comparing to Caledonia Vol III, 1810 version: https://archive.org/details/caledoniaoraccou03chal the word in [] is 'grove', not [group?] it is 'Scoto' Irish (two instances) 'Neither' not Neith
OS1/10/25/1A (Page) 1A Are there any Detached portions of this parish? Are there Detached portions of any other parish situated within the account area of the parish of Holy wood? It must however have been found advantageous to retain the Sacred Character of the Parish and it is probable the name Holywood was recognised by the Roman Catholics as at the dawn of the Reformation the following "For the Parish of Holywood "1619" was inscribed upon a Silver Communion Cup still preserved as res Sacrce of the Parish._ Halie or Holy_Scotch- means Holy._Holywood Parish is bounded in the North-west and North by Dunscore, on the North-east by KirKmahoe, on the South by Dumfries in Dumfries-Shire and Terregles and Irongray in Kirkcudbrightshire and on the South-west by Irongray. It is of irregular and of very various breadth. It extends 10 miles in length and averages in breadth throughout about 1½ miles - the narrowest point being only ¼ of a mile and the broadest 2½ miles. Its super-ficial area may be roughly computed at 8,820 imperial acres, vizt (videlicet) 300 acres of moorland and 350 of moss, 120 of meadowland and about 550 of wood; and about 7,500 of arable land. The surface is flat and there are only one or two inconsiderable hills, what may be termed Uplands; but the general aspect of the whole Parish con-tributes highly to form part of the rich and beautiful vale of Lower Nithsdale. Agricultural improvements have perhaps been more spirited and successfully carried out here than in any other Parish of the County, the annual productiveness of the land throughout having doubled in amount during the last 40 years. From the North, the River Nith glides along the Eastern boundary and in its course forms two tiny Islets. Though fordable at three places during Summer, it very often during Winter comes down with such speed and bulk as to deny the opposition of embanKments in the more exposed situations. Cairn Water intersects the Parish at the most contracted part of its breadth and under this name forms the South-west boundary until it joins Auld Water of Cluden where these united Waters assume the name Cluden forming at intervals the South boundary until they join the River Nith, a little below Lincluden. Glengaber Burn is the only other Stream of notice; which has its source in the Parish and flows bendingly through the Parish till it falls into the Cluden Water nearly opposite to Irongray Church. Five other hills water the Parish.- Limestone and hard red Sand-stone exist in the centre of the Parish but never have been properly worked, - lead ore has also been turned up. The modern man-sions are Portrack, Gribton, Broomrigg, Newton-Aird (and) Cowhill and Dellawoodie. Three are twovillages in the Parish with a respective population of about 200. Houses in the Parish, about 197. Aforesaid property about £8,000. Holywood is in the Presbytry and synod of Dumfries. The Parish Church is built in the cruciform style having a plain square tower and has sittings for about 530. It stands near the site of the old Abbey of Holywood from which the stones were taken to build it - its situation is very inconvenient, being not more than a mile from the lower part and upwards of 8 miles from higher part of the Parish. Patron Crichton of Keoch. There is a Manse and glebe attached. There are also three endowed Schools, with respectively £25.6/8d/ £16 and £10.6/8 salaries The site of the Abbey of Holywood has already been remarked upon Page 84, as also FourmerKland. 2 Towers built by the Maxwells in the 16th Century, and eleven stones point out the site of a Druidical circle or Temple,- these constituting the Antiquities of this Parish. --- The Parish is intersected by the Dumfries and Glasgow T. (Turn) P. (Pike) and along the Cluden by the Ayr road there are also five or six other excellent roads. The Glasgow and South-Western Railway runs along the east end of the Parish, - it enters and leaves the Parish by means of two viaducts respectively across the Nith, and there is a branch Station about a mile east of Holywood village. There are no detached portions of this Parish There are no detached portions of any other Parish situated within the boundary of Holywood Parish. JBJ. (signed) J B Junor c/a (Civilian Assistant)
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OS1/10/25/1B Milligantown Milligantown Milligantown Milligantown Milliganton Milligantown James Elton F. Wilson Esqr.(Esquire) W Maxwell Stat. (Statistical) Acc. (Account) of Dumfries Johnstones Co. (County) Map A farm house outhouses and Garden occupied by the proprietor Mr James Elton,
OS1/10/25/1B Milligantown Cottage Milligantown Cottage Milligantown Cottage Milligantown Cottage James Elton Wm. (William) Maxwell William Barber A cottage the property of James Elton. Near the Parish Boundary.
OS1/10/25/1B (Page) 1b Parish of Holywood Sheet 40, Plan 14 [Signed] W Donohue C.A. [Civilian Assistant]
OS1/10/25/2 CAIRN WATER Stat. (Statistical) Acc. (Account) of Dumfries Fullarton's Gazetteer Johnstone's Co. (County) Map 040; 048 A Rivulet formed by the united Waters of Craigdarroch, Daluhar and Castlefairn near the village of Monicaive in the Parish of Glencairn which bears the Name of Cairn Water to its junction with the Auld Cluden Water. The Cairn however is much vexed and more [vexing] in it`s turn by the doubtful extent of the application of its name.Previously to the Glencairn, what is sometimes called the Cairn figures in topographical nomenclature as the Castlefairn - and from the junction of the Cairn with the Glenesland on the boundary between Dunscore and Holywood - onwards till its union with the Nith it is sometimes termed Cluden Water. This topographical nomenclature may with good propriety to set aside by a Tradition, that the Cairn at one time pursued a different course, and which Tradition derives considerable credit from the pastures of land in that neighbourhood - and in accordance herewith and also the following description in Stat [Statistical] Account of Dumfries Page 337, the naming of this Stream on the Plans has been adopted. The Cairn rises among the hills of Balmaclellan or Dalry in the Stewardry of Kirkcudbrightshire and runs through the Parishes of Glencairn, Dunscore, Holywood and Irongray , in which last, it is joined by another Stream called the Clouden, which, although much smaller, carries also it's name to the United Waters of the Cairn and itself, from the parish of direction till they fall into the Nith, a few miles below. There is a [reason if signed,] however, for the name of the larger stream having merged into the smaller. For accessing to "( )" and did not mix its Waters with the Cluden at all. Instead of passing through the Parishes of Holywood and Irongray, it is supposed to have passed through Dunscore in an [easterly] direction down the Glen of the [?] and to have fallen into the Nith several miles higher up than the [Clondon ?] And it is a [reason for this in part] of this tradition that the "(Clouden)" called the "Auld Water" of Clouden that is, previously, to its junction with the Cairn Water. JBJ. [signed] J B Junor c/a [Civilian Assistant]
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OS1/10/25/2 Hi Murray would appreciate if you would have a look at FAQs re brackets, expansion of abbreviations etc. Esq. should not be expanded Abbreviated christian names should be expanded eg. if original says Wm. you transcribe William, Alex. Alexander etc. etc. We always use square brackets if we are expanding or writing something that is not in the original eg. [Signed] , [Civilian Assistant] etc. The page number and any other information in the header should be put in Continued entries as I have done on this page for you.
OS1/10/25/3 TOWNHEAD WOODS Townhead Woods Townhead Woods Townhead Woods John Hall Townhead James Smith Loweberry John Murray Berryland 040; 048 A large of two plantations both of average size & closely planted, the property of Alexander Maxwell Esq
OS1/10/25/3 MAGGIE'S CLEUCH Maggy's Cleuch Maggy's Cleuch Maggy's Cleuch Maggie, -abv (abbreviation) of Margaret John Hall James Smith John Murray Jamieson's Dict. (Dictionary) 040; 048 A hollow through which a stream flows, the stream has no name - it bears the name from Within Common Plan to the letter A on trace No. 2, the name is desired from the fact of a person of the name having committed Suicide in it. Cleugh - a hollow - not Cleuch which signifies a precipice.
OS1/10/25/3 GLENGABER BURN Glengaber Barn Glengaber Barn Glengaber Barn Glengaber Burn Glengaber Burn Glengaber Burn John Hall John Murray James Smith Johnstone's Co. (County) Map Fullarton's Gazette Oliver & Boyds Almanac 1863 040; 048 A Stream the continuation of the Water that flows through Maggys Cleuch, bears the name from the termination of Maggys Cleuch through to this & other Plans. Glengaber would imply a valley frequented by goats -the latter compound from Gabhar - a Goat pronounced soft in Gaelic. The authority would therefore be correct here, in the spelling
OS1/10/25/3 Plan 40.15 Trace No. 1 & 2 (Page) 3 Each Orthography entry has been marked JBJ understood to be Civilian Assistant J B Junor. Name is on plan 48/3 also
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OS1/10/25/5 Glengaber Burn Glengaber Burn Dr. [Doctor] Reid Mr Armstrong Mr Hiddlestone V. [see] Page 3
OS1/10/25/5 Sheet 48 Plans 4-8 Trace 1 Ph.[Parish] of Holwood [Page] 5
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OS1/10/25/7 PORTRACK CASTLE (Remains of) Portrack Castle Portrack Castle Portrack Castle Mr. James Graham Mr. G. Nelson Mr. Thorburn 041 [Situation] No. [Number] 17 on Trace 1. The Remains of Castle. This Tower or Castle was used as a place of defence in the time of James ,Vth. by the family of Maxwells.
OS1/10/25/7 RIVER NITH Stat. [Statistical] Acc. [Account] of Dumfries Fullarton's Gazetteer Johnstones Co. [County] map 041; 049 "The largest of the three Chief rivers "of Dumfries-Shire, and which gives "the name of Nithsdale to the Wastern [Western] "division of the County. - Exclusive " of all minor bends and windings it " has a course of 48 miles." Fullarton
OS1/10/25/7 [Page] 7. Sheet 41 Plan 13 Parish of Holywood [Portrack Castle (Remains of)] (16th Century) [Entry for Old Glasgow Road is scored out] Cancelled [Signed] M. Donohue c .a. [civilian assistant] Febr [February] 1855.
OS1/10/25/7 Portrack Castle - Orthography - written faintly/in pencil - German Text There are initials JBJ below both entries in the Orthography and also initials? in the List of Names - Won? River Nith - Orthography - written faintly/in pencil - [omitted by Bexal?] [Entry for xxx is scored out] - follows Chr1smac -Moderator's format check River Nith - Descriptive Remarks - line 3 last word appears to be Wastern rather than Western - last line - I read it as '48' miles with the 8 distorted, but Fullarton's has 49 miles - see: https://archive.org/stream/topographicalvo21842scot#page/450/mode/2up (& following page)
OS1/10/25/8 PORTRACK HOUSE Portrack House Portrack House Portrack House Portract Portract Portract House Pertract Mr. Graham Mr. Nelson Mr. Thorburn Black's Co. [County] map Johnstone's Co. [County] map Stat: [Statistical] A/c [Account] of Dumfries Fullarton's Gazetteer. 041 [Situation] No. [Number] 1 On Trace 1 A neat mansion, with pleasure ground And plantations [occupied] by Mr. James Graham, property [of] John Harley Maxwell. In an original valuation of the [house] dated 26th march 1634 - the name is [--] The derivation of the name might be from Porter to carry and Rack - a shallow [ford] there may have existed a shallow in the Nith - over which passengers were carried.
OS1/10/25/8 LOWER PORTRACK Lower Portrack, Lower Portrack, Lower Portrack, Mr. Graham Mr. Nelson Mr. Thorburn 041 [Situation] No. [Number] 20 On Trace 1. A dwelling house, buildings garden and farm, Occupied by George Nelson property of John Harley Maxwell,
OS1/10/25/8 THE LAKE The Lake The Lake The Lake The Lake Mr. Graham Mr. Nelson Mr. Austin , Adm. [Admiral] Johnston of Cow hill 041 [Situation] No. [Number] 26 on Trace 1. A stream from Lower [Portrack] in an Easterly direction to [the] River Nith, supposed to [have] been the ancient boundary of Parish Holywood
OS1/10/25/8 [Page] 8. Sheet 41 Plan 13 Parish of Dunscore [Signed] M Donohue C. A. [Civilian Assistant] Feb [February] 1855.
OS1/10/25/8 There are initials JBJ below each of the entries in the Orthography and also initials(?) in the List of Names - Won? Descriptive Remarks - first and last entries - letters/words lost in the page fold - best guesses inserted Descriptive Remarks - Portrack House - the cut-off word on the 2nd last line is very likely to be 'ford' since the Scots definition of Rack is (http://www.dsl.ac.uk/entry/snd/rack_v1_n2) 6. A ford in a river (see 1825 quot.); Dmf. 1834 Letters C. K. Sharpe (1888) II. 480: The breaks in the narrative, like the racks in the Nith and Annan,
OS1/10/25/9 RIVER NITH River Nith J. M. Leny Esqr Mr Waugh Plan of Dalswinton 041; 049 See Remarks Page 7.
OS1/10/25/9 COWHILL Cowhill Admiral Johnstone Mr Houston Plan of Cowhill Stat. [Statistical] Acc: [Account] of Dumfries Johnstones Co. [County] map 041 An elegant and commodious mansion, beautifully situated on [an] eminence near the River Nith. The property of Admiral Johnstone.
OS1/10/25/9 BELLFIELD Bellfield Admiral Johnstone Mr Houston Plan of Cowhill 041 A dwellinghouse of two stories, with threshing machine, barns and other farm offices, all in good repair; together with corn yard, garden &c. The property of Admiral Johnstone.
OS1/10/25/9 [Page] 9. Sheet 41/14 -- Trace 1 (Holywood) [Entry for Cowhill Haugh is scored out] Cancelled As Being only a Field Name
OS1/10/25/9 There are initials JBJ below each of the entries in the Orthography and also initials(?) in the List of Names - Won? check Cowhill - Descriptive Remarks - 2nd line - 'an' may have been scored out, but I don't see why. check Bellfield - Descriptive Remarks - 2nd word - 'house' assumed rather than 'home', although the curvature of the last down stroke makes it look more like an 'm' than 'us'
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OS1/10/25/11 STROQUHAN BELT Straquhan Belt Straquhan Belt Straquhan Belt Stroquhan Stroquhan James Barber The Chapel James Elton Milliganton George Crosbie Gamekeeper, Speddoch See Dunscore Book Mr. Wilson Proprietor 048 A fir plantation — trees of average size & closely planted—the property of Francis Wilson Esq.
OS1/10/25/11 SPEDDOCH BURN Speddoch Burn Speddoch Burn Speddoch Burn Speddoch Burn Johnson's Co. [County] Map George Crosbie Robert Kilpatrick Johnstones Co. [County] map 048 A Stream issuing from a Swamp in the moorland of Speddoch Farm bears the name to its Junction with the Cairn Water.
OS1/10/25/11 SPEDDOCH HILL BELT Speddoch Hill Belt Speddoch Hill Belt Speddoch Hill Belt George Crosbie Robert Kilpatrick James Elton 048 A long stripe of Fir plantation - trees of average growth & closely planted the property of John G Clark Esq.
OS1/10/25/11 [Page] 11. Plan 48. 1. -- Trace No. [Number] 1 . 2 & 4 [Speddoch Burn - Note (referring to the Swamp)] on Sheet 48 Plan 5 [Signed] Owen Barrett c a [civil assistant]
OS1/10/25/11 There are initials JBJ below each of the entries in the Orthography and also initials(?) in the List of Names - Won?
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OS1/10/25/13 SHAWFORD BRIDGE Shawford Bridge Shawford Bridge Shawford Bridge Mr. Fergusson Mr. Corrie Mr. Crosbie. 048 [Situation] At No. [Number] 17 on Trace A stone bridge of one arch across Speddoch Burn.
OS1/10/25/13 CAIRN WATER Cairn Water River Cairn Water of Cairn Cairn Water Cairn Water The Cairn [Water] Black's Co. [County] map Estate Plan 1837 Estate map 1811 mr. Fergusson Mr. Crosbie Stat. [Statistical] Acc. [Account] of Dumfries 040; 048 [Situation] No. [Number] 36 on Trace 1. and 5 A stream through this Plan. See Remarks Page 2
OS1/10/25/13 [Page] 13, Parish of Holywood Sheet 48 Plan 2. [Entry for Shawford Burn is scored out] Cancelled Re enquiries made JBJ [Note] See P. [Page] 16 [Signed] M Donohue
OS1/10/25/13 There are initials JBJ below each of the entries in the Orthography and also initials(?) in the List of Names - Won? - very faint in the case of Cairn Water (also some other faint/erased text here) [Shawford Bridge - note]: Is it a Co. [County] Bridge — [owned?] check Cairn Water - Other modes of Spelling - 'Water' in the last entry may be scored out as there are some faint lines through it
OS1/10/25/14 BARBUIE BURN [Barbuie Burn] [Barbuie Burn] Barboy Burn Barbuie Burn Barbuie Burn Mr. Fergusson Mr. Crosbie Estate Plan 1837 John G. Clark Esqr. Speddoch R. Kilpatrick Speddoch Hill 048 [Situation] No. [Number] 66 on Trace 5 . A stream forming a boundary between Holywood Ph [Parish] and Kirkpatrick [Irongray]
OS1/10/25/14 SCARBRAE Scarbrae Scarbrae Scarbrae Map of 1837 Mr. Fergusson Mr. Crosbie 048 [Situation] No. [Number] 68 69. 70 71 on Trace 5. A few cottages and [garden(s)] occupied by laboring [men]
OS1/10/25/14 MILL BANK Mill Bank Mill Bank Mill Bank Estate Plan Mr. Fergusson Mr. Crosbie 048 [Situation] No. [Number] 43 on Trace 5 A Steep bank wooded, forming a remarkable [feature] overhanging Cairn Water
OS1/10/25/14 [Page] 14, Parish of Holywood Sheet 48 Plan 2, [Signed] M Donohue C.A. [Civil Assistant]
OS1/10/25/14 There are initials JBJ below each of the entries in the Orthography and also initials(?) in the List of Names - Won? Barbuie Burn - Other modes of spelling - the first two entries are " - since they seem to be in the same ink as the name written in the 1st column I am assuming the writer is meaning ditto for the spelling in the 1st column. Descriptive Remarks - all 3 entries - some letters lost in the page fold - best guesses entered [Mill Bank - Note] If the name applies to the Bank it should be in [St-- on plan] But if it [opens] to the wood - then the description should be " A Wood on a Steep Bank [&c] - not "Steep bank - wooded [&c] [amo]
OS1/10/25/15 SPEDDOCH Speddoch Speddoch Speddoch Estate Plan 1837. J. G. Clark Esqr. Mr. Fergusson. 048 [Situation] No. [Number] 11 on Trace. 1. A neat mansion, out offices garden and Pleasure ground Occupied by & property of J. G. Clark Esqr.
OS1/10/25/15 TAILOR'S BRIDGE Tailor's Bridge Tailor's Bridge Tailor's Bridge Mr. Fergusson Mr. Corrie Mr. Crosbie 048 [Situation] 6½ chains S.W. [South West] of Speddoch A Stone bridge of one arch across Speddoch Burn this was originally built by a Tailor hence the name.
OS1/10/25/15 [Page] 15. Parish of Holywood Sheet 48 Plan 2, [Entry for Greenside is scored out] Cancelled Extent not being sufficiently defined [Signed] M Donohue c. a. [civil assistant]
OS1/10/25/15 There are initials JBJ below each of the entries in the Orthography and also initials(?) in the List of Names - Won?
OS1/10/25/16 TEMPLAND HILL Templand Head Templand Head Templand Head Estate Plan 1837, Mr. Fergusson Mr. Corrie 048 [Situation] No. [Number] 8 on Trace 1. A grass Plot, & Strip of wood the property of J.G. Clark Esq
OS1/10/25/16 BROWN KNOWE Brown Knowe Brown Knowe Brown Knowe Estate Plan 1837 Mr. Fergusson Mr. Corrie 048 [Situation] No. [Number] 34 on Trace 1. A hill feature forming a prominent object on the banks of the Cairn Water,
OS1/10/25/16 HAGG WOOD Hag Wood Hag Wood Hag Wood Hagg wood Estate Plan 1837 Mr. Fergusson Mr. Corrie J. G. Clarke, Proprietor, [-] Letter, 048 [Situation] No. [Number] 7 on Trace 1. A wood so called. the property of J G. Clark Esqr. Probably, this is an old Wood, the [timber] of which, has been cut down,— "Hag" [signifies] in Scotch "Wood cut down"- hence the [name]
OS1/10/25/16 SPEDDOCH BURN Speddoch Burn Speddoch Burn Speddoch Burn Speddoch Burn Johnston Co. [County] map, Mr. Fergusson Mr. Crosbie Johnstones Co. [County] map 048 [Situation] No. [Number] 18 Trace 1 And at No. [Number] 17 on Trace 4. A stream that enters the W [West] of this Plan passes Eastward to Cairn Water .
OS1/10/25/16 [Page] 16, Parish of Holywood Sheet 48 Plan 2, [Signed] M. Donohue C. A. [Civil Assistant]
OS1/10/25/16 There are initials JBJ below the 1st, 2nd and 4th entries in the Orthography. Hagg Wood is initialled [R.S. Cap. R. E. - if the first initial is R then perhaps [Richard Warren Stewart Captain Royal Engineers]]. There are also initials(?) in the List of Names - Won? Descriptive Remarks - last 2 entries - some letters lost in the page fold - best guesses entered. (Also Templand Hill - it is probably Esqr. rather than just the 'Esq' that is visible) Hagg Wood - Last entry in Authority column - unknown abbreviation (underlined) before 'Letter'
OS1/10/25/17 SPEDDOCH SAWMILL Speddoch Sawmill Speddoch Sawmill Speddoch Sawmill Mr. Fergusson Mr. Crosbie Mr. Corrie 048 [Situation] No. [Number] 48 on Trace 5. Mill used for Sawing and cutting Timber.
OS1/10/25/17 UPPER STEPFORD Upper Stepford Upper Stepford Upper Stepford Mr. Hyslop Mr. Lorimer Mr. Fergusson 048 [Situation] No. [Number] 101 on Trace 6. A farm house and farm occupied by the proprietor Mr. James Hyslop
OS1/10/25/17 LOWER STEPFORD Lower Stepford Lower Stepford Lower Stepford Mr. Lorimer Mr. Hyslop Mr. Crosbie 048 [Situation] No. [Number] 123 on Trace 6, A farm house and farm occupied by the proprietor Mr. James Lorimer.
OS1/10/25/17 [Page] 17, Parish of Holywood Sheet 48 Plan 2, [Signed] M. Donohue c Assist [civil Assistant] march 1855
OS1/10/25/17 There are initials JBJ below each of the entries in the Orthography and also initials(?) in the List of Names - Won? Check Lower Stepford - Other modes of spelling - 3rd entry - the ditto has been crossed out and the 'L' is written differently so it could conceivably be a 'T'. There doesn't seem to be any mention elsewhere to a Tower at Stepford though.
OS1/10/25/18 HOLMHEAD Holmhead Holmhead Holmhead James Hyslop James Lorimer Mr. Crosbie 048 [Situation] No. [Number] 147 on Trace 6 Neat cottage-dwelling , and Workshop & garden property of William Morrine
OS1/10/25/18 SPEDDOCH SCHOOL Speddoch School Speddoch School Speddoch School John Nicol Schoolmaster Mr. Fergusson Mr. Crosbie 048 [Situation] No. [Number] 55 on Trace 5 A literary school for Boys & [Girls] Supported by Subscription from the Parishioners. A Parish School
OS1/10/25/18 KILNSHANG PLANTATION Kilnshang Plantation Kilnshang Plantation Kilnshang Plantation Estate map of Speddoch Mr Fergusson Mr Crosbie 048 [Situation] No. [Number] 26 on Trace 1. A Strip of mixed wood the greater portion consists [of] firs
OS1/10/25/18 [Page] 18. Parish of Holywood Sheet 48 Plan 2,
OS1/10/25/18 There are initials JBJ below each of the entries in the Orthography and also initials(?) in the List of Names - Won? Speddoch School - Orthography - written below (in pencil?) [Parochial Side School.] 2nd and 3rd entries - Descriptive Remarks - some words/letters lost in page fold Kilnshang Plantation - 1st entry of Authority - I have transcribed as "Estate map" although there is not even a partial downward stroke to indicate an 'a' and what is written actually 'appears' to be "Estote mop"
OS1/10/25/19 HIGH WOOD High Wood High Wood High Wood James Smith Gamekeeper John Murray Berryland William Walker Little Burnside 048 A mixed plantation - trees of Small Size & closely planted —the property of Hugh Corrie Esq.
OS1/10/25/19 TOWNHEAD WOODS Townhead Woods Townhead Woods James Smith John Murray 040; 048 [Situation] Trace No . [Number] 2 . Several enclosures of fir plantation planted at different times , the trees , are nearly all, of average size & closely planted —the property of Alexander Maxwell.
OS1/10/25/19 MAGGIE'S CLEUGH Maggy's Cleugh Maggy's Cleugh Maggy's Cleugh Maggie - abb: [abbreviation] for Margaret John Hall James Smith John Murray Jamieson 040; 048 See Page 3.
OS1/10/25/19 [Page] 19, Plan 48 .3 . -- Trace No. [Number] 1 & 2 [Entry for Freestone Hill is scored out]
OS1/10/25/19 There are initials JBJ below the first two entries in the Orthography and also initials(?) in their corresponding List of Names - Won?
OS1/10/25/20 DUNDRUM PLANTATION Dundrum Dundrum Dundrum Dundrum Plantation Dundrum Plantation Dundrum Plantation Dundrum Plantation John Hall Townhead John Murray Berryland James Smith Loweberry Mr. Corrie Revd. [Reverend] Mr. Davidson John Beck Mr Hamilton 048 A fir plantation trees of average size & closely planted the property of Alexander Maxwell. The etymon of this word is probably "Dun - a hill" and "Drum a Ridge - a term applied to hillocks which rise as ridges above adjacent grounds.
OS1/10/25/20 FAR DUNDRUM PLANTATION Far Dundrum Far Dundrum Far Dundrum John Hall John Murray James Smith 048 A fir plantation - trees of average Size & closely planted—the property of Alexander Maxwell Esq.
OS1/10/25/20 LOWEBERRY [hill] Loweberry Lewberry Loeberry Looberry Thomas Campbell Killyloch Johnson's Co. [County] Map Estate Map James Smith Gamekeeper 048 A considerable hill, — there is no settled mode of spelling this name, but I think Loweberry is the correct way. 'Lowe' means 'Hill' - Berry in Dumfries usage means to thrash corn, - and as it was usual before the introduction of machinery to do so on elevated situations,— [probably] hence the name.
OS1/10/25/20 [Page] 20, Plan 48.3 . -- Trace No. [Number] 3 & 4
OS1/10/25/20 There are initials JBJ below each of the entries in the Orthography and also initials(?) in the List of Names - Won? NB: the 1st column (List of Names to be corrected) shows a spelling for Dundrum different from anywhere else on the page - Dunarom There are some words written in pencil(?) in the Orthography column - possibly - Dunndrum? (also at the bottom - 2n. Loweberry Hill - but crossed out) check Loweberry - Descriptive Remarks - last word, 2nd last line is smudged, but appears to be "probably"
OS1/10/25/21 LOWEBERRY [house] Loweberry Lewberry Loeberry Looberry Thomas Campbell Killyloch Johnson's Co. [County] Map Estate Map James Smith Gamekeeper 048 A house the property of Hugh Corrie Esq. Occupied by James Smith. ('Loweberry" is the proper Way of Writing this name - 'Lowe' means 'Hill'. and the Hill gives the name to the house,
OS1/10/25/21 LOWEBERRY WOOD Loweberry Wood Loeberry Looberry Wood Thomas Campbell Estate Map James Smith 048 A fir plantation trees of average size & closely planted, the property of Hugh Corrie Esq ,
OS1/10/25/21 BRIDES BURN Brides Burn Brides Burn Brides Burn Thomas Campbell James Smith John Murray 048 A Small Stream issuing from Loweberry Loch & bears the name to its Junction With the Cairn Water,
OS1/10/25/21 [Page] 21, Plan 48 3 . -- Trace No. [Number] 4
OS1/10/25/21 There are initials JBJ below each of the entries in the Orthography and also initials(?) in the List of Names - Won? There are some words written in pencil(?) beneath Loweberry in the first two columns - 'adopted' (with a line to Loweberry) and the other could be 'Query'
OS1/10/25/22 LOWEBERRY LOCH Loweberry Loch Loeberry Looberry Loch Thomas Campbell Killyloch Estate Map James Smith gamekeeper 048 A Lake lying between the hills . steelston & Loweberry,
OS1/10/25/22 STEILSTON HILL Steelston Hill Steelston Hill Steelston Hill Steelston Hill Thomas Campbell Estate Map James Smith Johnson's Co. [County] Map 048 A considerable hill lately - planted with fir , the plantation for a considerable way around the hill is also known by the name ,
OS1/10/25/22 [Page] 22, Plan 48 3 -- Trace No. [Number] 5
OS1/10/25/22 There are initials JBJ below each of the entries in the Orthography and also initials(?) in the List of Names - Won? Check Loweberry Loch - Descriptive Remarks - there is no obvious 'dot' to indicate it is 'steilston' Check Steilston Hill - Other modes of Spelling - there is a line leading to a 'dot' above the second 'e' in Steelston - it doesn't seem to be an obvious correction to an 'i'
OS1/10/25/23 BERRYLAND Berryland Berryland Berryland John Murray Occupier William Walker Little Burnside James Smith Loweberry 048 A farm house the property of James McGill . Occupied by John Murray ,
OS1/10/25/23 LITTLE BURNSIDE Little Burnside Little Burnside Little Burnside John Murray William Walker James Smith 048 A Small house the property of Mrs. Smith. Occupied by William Walker.
OS1/10/25/23 STEILSTON CLEUCH Steelston Cleuch Steelston Cleuch Steelston Cleuch Steilston Cleuch John Murray William Walker James Smith Hugh Corrie Esqre. proprietor 048 A wooded glen thro' [through] which a Stream flows—the Stream has no particular name - the name extends from "High Wood" near to Fourmerkland Tower through the Common Plan . Cleugh a hollow between precipitous banks is correct - not Cleuch, which means - a precipice - [See --]
OS1/10/25/23 [Page] 23, Plan 48 3 -- Trace No. [Number] 6
OS1/10/25/23 There are initials JBJ below the first two entries in the Orthography and [R.S. Cap. R. E.] (if the first initial is R then perhaps [Richard Warren Stewart Captain Royal Engineers]) after the third entry. There are also initials(?) in the List of Names - Won? Check Berryland - Authority - have transcribed as 'Burnside' - as elsewhere on the page, but the curvature makes it look more like 'Barnside'. See the 'u' in Occupier just above though. Steilson Cleugh - Descriptive Remarks - addition in red writing is assumed to be 'Fourmerkland' although it looks more like a 'T'. The last two words in a different hand, are probably referencing a source name or book and are unclear - the first word is probably "See"
OS1/10/25/24 [Page] 24 Blank page
OS1/10/25/25 DUNDRUM PLANTATION Dundrum Dundrum Plantation Mr. Hall Mr Rorison Mr Hiddlestone See Page 20. 048 A fir plantation on the summit of a hill, trees about 8 years growth— the property of Alexander Maxwell Esqr.
OS1/10/25/25 TOWNHEAD or UPPER GLENGABER Townhead Townhead Townhead Townhead Townhead Upper Glengaber Mr Hall Dr. [Doctor] Reid Mr. Hiddlestone Ancient Val. [Valuation] Roll 1667, Val: [Valuation] Roll in 1827, Authority? 048 A dwellinghouse, & garden with barns and other farm offices & a farm of land attached The property of Alexander Maxwell Esqr.
OS1/10/25/25 BURNSIDE Burnside Mr Hall Dr. [Doctor] Reid Mr Rorison 048 A dwellinghouse, with garden and a small farm of land attached. The property of Alexander Maxwell Esqr.
OS1/10/25/25 [Page] 25, Plan 48/4 -- Trace 1 -- Parish of Holywood
OS1/10/25/25 There are initials JBJ below the first and third entries in the Orthography and [R.S. Cap. R. E.] (if the first initial is R then perhaps [Richard Warren Stewart Captain Royal Engineers]) after the second entry. There are also initials(?) in the List of Names - Won? Townhead - Authority - 'Authority?' seems to have been written over a name against Upper Glengaber - [A Maxwell Esqr.] There is also some faint/erased? writing that is probably associated with this entry beginning 'Capt [Captain] Stotherd --' Check Burnside - Descriptive Remarks - 'and barn' assumed to be scored out, although these words could be written on top of the (weak) score marks
OS1/10/25/26 GLENGABER Glengaber Townfoot Glengaber Mr Hiddlestone Mr Rorrison Mr Hall Johnstone's Co [County] map Oliver & Boyd's Almanac 1853 048 A dwellinghouse and gardens, with barns and other farm offices, and a farm of land attached. The property of Alexander Maxwell Esqr. The three farms noted above are designated Townhead, Townfoot & Burnside of Glengaber or shortly Townhead, Townfoot & Burnside. Mr Hiddlestone states, however, that his farm is the original Glengaber, and that some old houses farther dwn [down] used to be called Townfoot.
OS1/10/25/26 HEATHFIELD Heathfield Mr [Donald] Walker Mr Hugh Spence Mr Armstrong 048 A dwellinghouse and garden, with barns and other farm offices and a farm of land attached.
OS1/10/25/26 [Page] 26. Plan 48/4 -- Traces 1&3 -- Parish of Holywood [Heathfield] Trace 4
OS1/10/25/26 There are initials JBJ below each of the entries in the Orthography and also initials(?) in the List of Names - Won? Descriptive remarks - the last letter of a few words are lost in the page fold (self-evident though) Trace 4 is written in the Other modes of Spelling and Authority columns above the Heathfield entry check Heathfield - first Authority - the first name abbreviation is assumed to be Donald - rather than Dr [Doctor]
OS1/10/25/27 KNOWHEAD Knowhead Knowhead Mr Robert Hyslop Mr Hall Mr Sheils Johnstone's Co. [County] map 048 A Cotter house with old barns &c in bad repair. This farm is now incorporated with the Rue farm
OS1/10/25/27 STEILSTON CLEUCH Steilston Cleuch Steelston Mr Hyslop Mr W. Fleming Mr Hiddlestone Johnstone's Co. [County] map 048 A narrow wooded glen with a stream at the bottom, on the boundary of Newtonaird. Extends from High Wood to Fourmerkland Tower.
OS1/10/25/27 GLENGABER BURN Glengaber Burn Dr. [Doctor] Reid Mr Armstrong Mr. Hiddlestone 040; 048 A rapid stream running along the northern boundary of Glengaber. See Page 3.
OS1/10/25/27 THE GLEN The Glen Mr Armstrong William Reid Robert Steel 048 A small one story cotter house standing in the glen by the side of Glengaber Burn. Built originally as a tool house for the old quarry adjoining.
OS1/10/25/27 [Page] 27, Plan 48/4 -- Traces 4 & 5 -- Parish of Holywood.
OS1/10/25/27 There are initials JBJ below each of the entries in the Orthography and also initials(?) in the List of Names - Won? Steilston Cleugh - written faintly (in pencil?) in first two columns - [Why not Steelston Cleugh?]
OS1/10/25/28 NEWHOUSE Newhouse Newhouse Mr Armstrong Mr [Donald] Brown Mr Hugh Spence Stat: [Statistical] A/c [Account] of Dumfries 048 A dwellinghouse and garden, with barns and other farm offices recently built. The farm of land attached forms part of the estate of Baltersan
OS1/10/25/28 BLACKPARK Blackpark Mr. H. Spence Mr Armstrong Mr Brown 048 A dwellinghouse and garden with barns and other farm offices in good condition. The farm of land attached [forms] part of the estate of Baltersan
OS1/10/25/28 [Page] 28, Plan 48/4 -- Traces 5 & 6 -- Parish of Holywood
OS1/10/25/28 There are initials JBJ below each of the entries in the Orthography and also initials(?) in the List of Names - Won? check Newhouse - Authority - the first name abbreviation is assumed to be Donald Descriptive Remarks - a few letters lost in the page fold
OS1/10/25/29 CHAPMAN THORN Chapman Thorn Chapman Thorn Chapman Thorn Gribton Wood Chapman Thorn Francis Maxwell of Gribton Mr. Dunbar David Dickson Mr. Thornburn and many others, Johnstones Co. [County] map 049 [Situation] No. [Number] 8 on Trace 4. A large fir plantation in the occupation of, and property of Francis Maxwell and is frequently called Gribton Wood, being on the Estate of Gribton.
OS1/10/25/29 THE THICKET The Thicket The Thicket The Thicket Joseph Arkness Mr. William Brown Mr. Currie 049 [Situation] No. [Number] 8 on Trace 5 A fir Plantation the property of Admiral,Charles, James, Johnston of Cowhill This is the name - by which it generally is Known in Holywood but Admiral Johnston States it has no particular name [initialed] MD
OS1/10/25/29 [Page] 29, Parish of Holywood Sheet 49 Plan 1. [Entry for Croughmagat Road is scored out] [Signed] M Donohue c a . [civil assistant]
OS1/10/25/29 There are initials JBJ below the 2nd and 3rd entries in the Orthography and also initials(?) in the List of Names - Won? [Entry for Croughmagat Road is scored out]: Cancelled Not sufficiently defined R.S. Cap. R.E. [Captain Royal Engineers] The Thicket - 1st Authority - Joseph Arkness [Harkness] ? pencil(?) writing in 1st column ignored as overwritten/erased
OS1/10/25/30 TRYNLAND MOSS Trynland Moss Trynland Moss Trynland Moss Trynland Moss Josephn Arkness Mr. Maxwell Mr. Hill The Estate Plan at Cowhill, 049 [Situation] No. [Number] 9 on Trace 3. A small circular marsh which was formerly a pond but now formed to a shaking Swamp
OS1/10/25/30 HULTON Hulton Hulton Hulton Hulton Admiral Johnston Joseph Arkness John maxwell Map of property at Cowhill 049 [Situation] No. [Number] 12 on Trace 3 A dwelling house, Stable and garden Occupied by John Dempster property of Harley Maxwell
OS1/10/25/30 GLASGOW AND SOUTH-WESTERN RAILWAY Glasgow and South Western Railway Glasgow and South Western Railway Glasgow and South Western Railway Station master Time Table 049 [Situation] No. [Number] 15 on Trace 3. A railway between Glasgow Dumfries and Carlisle
OS1/10/25/30 [Page] 30, Sheet 49 Plan 1. Holywood Parish [Signed] M. Donohue
OS1/10/25/30 There are initials JBJ below each of the entries in the Orthography and also initials(?) in the List of Names - Won? check Trynland Moss - Authority - Joseph seems to be spelt with an extra n on the end - Descriptive Remarks - it seems to be 'shaking Swamp' that is written. There are entries in SP for a shaking quagmire and a shaking marsh
OS1/10/25/31 MUIRSIDE Muirside Muirside Muirside Muirside Moorside Muirside Muir Sides Muirsyde Joseph Arkness James Dunbar Thomas Willson Estate mop [map] at Cowhill Admiral Johnston Johnstone's Co. [County] map Val: [Valuation] Roll in 1827, ancient Roll in 1667, 049 [Situation] No. [Number] 4 on Trace 6. A house, buildings, garden and farm occupied by Joseph Arkness property of Admiral Johnston, of Cowhill Moor here evidently refers to a heath and therefore more correctly written as recommended by Admiral Johnstone.
OS1/10/25/31 CHARLESFIELD Charlesfield Charlesfield Charlesfield Mrs. Thoreburn Mr. Dunbar Mr. G. Hill 049 [Situation] No. [Number] 23 on Trace 1. A house outbuildings garden and farm. Occupied by Mrs. Rachel Thoreburn,
OS1/10/25/31 SUNNYHILL Sunnyhill Sunnyhill Sunnyhill Mr. Dunbar Mr. G Hill Mr. J. Arkness 049 [Situation] No. [Number] 5 on Trace 1. A house, outhouses garden and farm Occupied by James Dunbar,
OS1/10/25/31 [Page] 31, Parish of Holywood Plan one Sheet 49 [Entry for Old Glasgow Road is scored out]: Cancelled R.S. Cap. R.E. [Captain Royal Engineers] [Signed] M Donohue,
OS1/10/25/31 There are initials JBJ below the first three entries in the Orthography and also initials(?) in the List of Names - Won? Muirside - Orthography - there is some partially erased writing in the first two columns - [Query Muirside Capt --] Descriptive remarks - there are some dots either side of 'house' in the Charlesfield entry and 'garden' in the Sunnyfield entry. I am not sure if these are intentional as they seem different from the other commas.
OS1/10/25/32 GLENGOWER Glengour Glengower Glengower Glengower Glengower Admiral Johnston Estate mop [map] John maxwell Johnstones Co [County] map Valuation Roll 1827, Ancient Roll 1667. 049 [Situation] No. [Number] 4 on Trace 2 A house outbuildings, garden and farm, Occupied by John Maxwell property of Admiral Charles James Johnston of Cowhill
OS1/10/25/32 FOURMILE HOUSE Fourmile House Fourmile House Fourmile House mr. Dickson Mr Dunbar Mr. Armstrong 049 [Situation] No. [Number] 7 on Trace 4. A dwelling house, Smithy, [garden] and outbuildings occupied [by] David Dickson and property [of] a School at Closeburn Mr. Ramage of Wallace [Hall] is the occupying [master]
OS1/10/25/32 MCWHANRICK McWhanrick McWhanrick McWhanerick McWhanrick McWhanrick Johnston's mop [map] Mr. Fergusson George Hill Mr. Fergusson's receipt Stamp Val [Valuation] Roll in 1827, 049 [Situation] No. [Number] 7 on Trace 2 A house, outbuildings, [garden] & farm, occupied by [George] Hill & property of R. D. [Gille--] Fergusson. Esqr. [Edinburgh]
OS1/10/25/32 [Page] 32, Parish of Holywood Sheet 49. Plan.1. [Signed] M Donohue
OS1/10/25/32 There are initials JBJ below each of the entries in the Orthography and also initials(?) in the List of Names - Won? Glengower - Orthography - there is some partially erased writing in the first two columns - [Query Glengower -- Capt --] Fourmile House - Other modes of spelling - the first 'o' is written more like an 'a' Fourmile House - Descriptive remarks - there are letters lost in the page fold. There are some letters written in red between the first two lines, there may be a quotation mark? written above 'a' at the start of line 4 and the name written on line 5 looks more like 'Bomage' but have transcribed as 'Ramage' - see OS1/10/6/198 McWhanrick - Descriptive remarks - there are letters lost in the page fold. The name in line 3 may be 'Gillespie'
OS1/10/25/33 WILLIAMSFIELD Williamsfield Williamsfield Williamsfield Williamsfield Mr. Armstrong Mr. Dunbar Mr. Maxwell Johnstone's Co [County] map 049 A farm house out houses and garden and farm attached,
OS1/10/25/33 [Page] 33, Parish of Holywood Sheet 49. Plan 1
OS1/10/25/33 There are initials JBJ below the Williamsfield entry in the Orthography and also initials(?) in the List of Names - Won? for both entries Round Plantation - was not pre-entered and is not scored out or marked cancelled. There is a note saying 'not on plan' [amo] Round Plantation, no proper authority R.S. Cap. R.E. [Captain Royal Engineers] (erased? note in pencil - This name -- by [Captain] Stotherd requires [to be] authenticated or Signed by [him] [JBJ] Descriptive Remarks - A Small Plantation, enclosed, Consists of Firs and other Trees
OS1/10/25/34 [Page] 34 Blank page
OS1/10/25/35 GLASGOW AND SOUTH-WESTERN RAILWAY. Glasgow & Southwestern Railway Glasgow & Southwestern Railway Glasgow & Southwestern Railway W.B. Fotheringham Auldgirth Station James McDonald Holywood Station Company's Bills 049 The Railway Connecting the Towns Glasgow , Dumfries , & Carlisle .
OS1/10/25/35 COWHILL WOOD Cowhill Wood Cowhill Wood Cowhill Wood Admiral Johnson Cow hill Thomas Wilson Summerhill John Beatie Killylung 049 A mixed Wood - trees of average size -the property of Admiral Charles James Johnson ,
OS1/10/25/35 WHITE BRIDGE White Bridge White Bridge White Bridge Admiral Johnson Thomas Wilson John Beatie 049 A Small Stone Bridge, of one arch over a small stream,having no name, on the road leading to Cowhill.
OS1/10/25/35 [Page] 35, Plan 49 . 2. -- Trace No. [Number] 1
OS1/10/25/35 There are initials JBJ below each of the entries in the Orthography and also initials(?) in the List of Names - Won? Glasgow & Southwestern Railway - Orthography - [Block] is written in pencil
OS1/10/25/36 SUMMERHILL Summerhill Summerhill Summerhill Summerhill Estate Map Admiral C.J Johnson Cowhill Thomas Wilson Summerhill Val [Valuation] Roll in 1827, 049 A farm house the property of Admiral Charles James Johnson, occupied by Thomas Wilson .
OS1/10/25/36 SANDBED Sandbed Sandbed Sandbed Estate Map Admiral Johnson James Thorburn 049 Two Cottages the property of Admiral Johnson - those Cottages are also Known by the name Boat House,
OS1/10/25/36 RIVER NITH River Nith River Nith River Nith Admiral Johnson Johnson's Co. [County] Map James Thorburn 041; 049 A large & rapid river, rising in the mountains of Ayrshire & Winding its Serpentine Course thro' [through] a romantic and fertile Valley
OS1/10/25/36 [Page] 36, Plan 49 2 Trace No. [Number] 1 & 2
OS1/10/25/36 There are initials JBJ below each of the entries in the Orthography and also initials(?) in the List of Names - Won?
OS1/10/25/37 COWHILL FERRY Cowhill Ferry Cowhill Ferry Cowhill Ferry Admiral Johnson Cowhill James Thorburn Sandbed Thomas Wilson Summerhill 049 A Ferry over the Nith , near Cowhill, this is merely a private Ferry, although Admiral Johnson allows his Tennant to Keep a Boat, partly for his (the Admiral) use , & partly for the public , there is no public way crossing .
OS1/10/25/37 COWHILL LODGE Cowhill Lodge Cowhill Lodge Cowhill Lodge Admiral Johnson James Thorburn Thomas Wilson 049 The porter lodge at the entrance to Cowhill .
OS1/10/25/37 GALLOWS KNOWE Gallows Knowe Gallows Knowe Gallows Knowe Admiral Johnson James Thorburn Thomas Wilson 049 A small Conical hill — it is said that persons were hanged here formerly.
OS1/10/25/37 [Page] 37, Plan 49.2 . -- Trace No. [Number] 2 & 3
OS1/10/25/37 There are initials JBJ below each of the entries in the Orthography and also initials(?) in the List of Names - Won?
OS1/10/25/38 ROSEHILL Rosehill Rosehill Rosehill Rosehill Wiliam Crosbie Occupier John Beaty Killylung James McDonald Holywood Station Johnstone's Co. [County] map 049 A farm house the property of the Revd. [Reverend] Mr. Hunter Occupied by James Crosbie.
OS1/10/25/38 KILLYLUNG Killylung Killylung Killylung Killylung Wiliam Crosbie John Beaty James McDonald Johnstone's Co. [County] map 049 A farm house the property of the Revd. [Reverend] Mr. Hunter Occupied by John Beatie
OS1/10/25/38 HOLYWOOD STATION Holywood Station Holywood Station Holywood Station Wiliam Crosbie John Beatie James McDonald 049 A Small Second Class Station on the Glasgow & Southwestern Railway.
OS1/10/25/38 [Page] 38, Plan 49 2 , Trace No. [Number] 4
OS1/10/25/38 There are initials JBJ below each of the entries in the Orthography and also initials(?) in the List of Names - Won? Rosehill - Authority - 4th entry assumed to be Co. [County]
OS1/10/25/39 MARGLOLEY BURN Margloley Burn Margloley Burn Margloley Burn Marglollie Burn George Crosbie GameKeeper.Speddoch Speddoch Estate Map. Robert Kilpatrick Speddoch Hill Johnson's Co. [County] Map 048 A Small Stream having its source in the Parish of Dunscore —bears the name from the Junction of the Parishes of Holywood Dunscore at the County Boundary, through this Plan & into KirKcudbright County,
OS1/10/25/39 THREAPLAND MOSS Threapland Moss Threapland Moss Threapland Moss George Crosbie Robert Kilpatrich Estate Map 048 A Moss so called from its situation in a field Called Threapland.
OS1/10/25/39 SPEDDOCH HILL Speddoch Hill Speddoch Hill Speddoch Hill Speddoch Hill George Crosbie Robert Kilpatrick James Elton Milliganton Johnstone's Co. [County] Map 048 A Considerable hill , within the Speddoch Estate ,
OS1/10/25/39 [Page] 39, Plan 48 . 5 . Trace No. [Number] 1 & 2 & 3
OS1/10/25/39 There are initials JBJ below each of the entries in the Orthography and also initials(?) in the List of Names - Won? Margloley Burn - Orthography - faint/erased text - possibly [Query Marglolley] Margloley Burn - Descriptive Remarks - line 3 - I have left the 'of' in, but it may have been scored out? - line 4 - I have omitted the '&' as it seems to have been scored out. Threapland Moss - Authority - the final 'k' in 'Kilpatrick' either does not seem to have been corrected from an 'h' (like the other two entries), or is simply missing the diagonal stroke.
OS1/10/25/40 SPEDDOCH BURN Speddoch Burn Speddoch Burn Speddoch Burn Johnson's Co. [County] Map George Crosbie GameKeeper James Elton Milliganton 048 A stream having its source in a Swamp in the highlands of of Speddoch Farm - bears the name to its Junction with the Cairn .
OS1/10/25/40 SPEDDOCH HILL BELT Speddoch Hill Belt Speddoch Hill Belt Speddoch Hill Belt George Crosbie Robert Kilpatrick James Elton 048 A fir Plantation - trees of good size & closely planted, —the property of John G. Clarke Esq
OS1/10/25/40 SPEDDOCH-HILL Speddoch Hill Speddoch Hill Speddoch Hill Speddoch Hill George Crosbie Robert Kilpatrick James Elton Johnstone's Co. [County] map 048 A range of Cottages under Speddoch Hill - the property of John G Clarke Esq .
OS1/10/25/40 [Page] 40, Plan 48 . 5 , Trace No. [Number] 2
OS1/10/25/40 There are initials JBJ below each of the entries in the Orthography and also initials(?) in the List of Names - Won? OS1/10/25/41 - someone else's transcription. There are a few mistakes - Authority is John G Clarke (missing 'e') and it is Kirkcudbright (no 'shire') in the Descriptive Remarks. missing entry - Barboy Burn -- Estate Plan 1837, missing header - [Page] 41, Plan 48.5 Trace No. [Number] 3
OS1/10/25/41 BARBUIE BURN Barbuie Burn Barbuie Burn Barbuie Burn John G Clark Esq Speddoch George Crosby Gamekeeper Robert Kilpatrick Speddoch Hill 048 A Stream having its source in the County of Kirkcudbrightshire bears the name from, where it enters into the County of Dumfries, to its junction with the Cairn Water
OS1/10/25/42 [Page] 42 Blank page
OS1/10/25/43 BARBUIE BURN [Barbuie Burn] [Barbuie Burn] Barboy Burn Mr. Fergusson Mr. Crosby Plan of the Estate 048 [Situation] No. [Number] 8 on Trace No. [Number] 1. A small Stream running in an Eastward direction into Cairn Water,
OS1/10/25/43 SPEDDOCH HILL BELT Speddoch Hill Belt Speddoch Hill Belt Speddoch Hill Belt Mr. Fergusson Mr Crosby Mr. Wilson 048 [Situation] No. [Number] 6 on Trace No. [Number] 1. A long, narrow Strip of Fir Plantation,
OS1/10/25/43 [Page] 43, Parish of Holywood Sheet 48 Plan 6, Trace 1. [Signed] M. Donohue c. a [civil assistant]
OS1/10/25/43 There are initials JBJ below each of the entries in the Orthography and also initials(?) in the List of Names - Won? Barbuie Burn - Other modes of Spelling - there is no entry that the ditto marks refer to so I have put the accepted spelling into [ ].
OS1/10/25/44 MORRINTON Morrinton Morrinton Morrinton Morinton Morrinton Morrinton John Sappley occupier William morin occupier Thomas Morin Johnstone's Co [County] map Estate Writings Name on Carts 048
OS1/10/25/44 [Page] 44, Holywood Plan 48/6 Trace No [Number] 2 Parish of Holywood [Signed] Samuel S Hill Lce. Corpl RS&m [Lance Corporal Royal Sappers & Miners]
OS1/10/25/45 BURNFOOT PLANTATION 048
OS1/10/25/45 LOWEBERRY WOOD 048
OS1/10/25/45 MORRINTON WOOD 048
OS1/10/25/46 BRIDES BURN 048
OS1/10/25/46 MORRINTON SMITHY 048
OS1/10/25/46 SMITHY WOOD 048
OS1/10/25/46 SPEDDOCH HILL 048
OS1/10/25/47 CAIRN WATER 040; 048
OS1/10/25/47 MARCHBURN 048
OS1/10/25/47 SMITHY BANK 048
OS1/10/25/48 BARFREGGAN HIGH WOOD 048
OS1/10/25/48 SPRING PARK 048
OS1/10/25/48 STEILSTON HILL 048
OS1/10/25/49 BARFREGGAN WOOD 048
OS1/10/25/49 BUSHY BANK WOOD 048
OS1/10/25/49 NEWTONAIRD WOOD 048
OS1/10/25/50 BARFREGGAN 048
OS1/10/25/50 CLACHAN 048
OS1/10/25/51 CASEYFOOT 048
OS1/10/25/51 CASEYFOOT WOOD 048
OS1/10/25/51 UNDERWOOD 048
OS1/10/25/52 DRUMPARK BRIDGE 048
OS1/10/25/52 NEWTONAIRD SAWMILL 048
OS1/10/25/53 BUSHY BANK 048
OS1/10/25/53 NEWTONAIRD 048
OS1/10/25/54 AULD CLUDEN WATER 048
OS1/10/25/54 CLUDEN WATER 048; 049
OS1/10/25/55 BLACK BOG PLANTATION 048
OS1/10/25/55 BROAD WOOD 048
OS1/10/25/56 ROY'S WELL 048
OS1/10/25/56 ROY'S WOOD 048
OS1/10/25/57 MARCH-HOUSE 048
OS1/10/25/57 STEILSTON SCHOOL 048
OS1/10/25/58 FOURMERKLAND 048
OS1/10/25/58 FOURMERKLAND TOWER 048
OS1/10/25/59 FOURMERKLAND COTTAGE 048
OS1/10/25/59 GLENGABER BURN 040; 048
OS1/10/25/59 RUE 048
OS1/10/25/60 BURNSIDE 048
OS1/10/25/61 BALTERSAN 048
OS1/10/25/61 CLUDEN WATER 048; 049
OS1/10/25/62 GRIBTON FORD 048
OS1/10/25/62 POOR'S HOLM 048
OS1/10/25/63 CHAPMAN THORN 049
OS1/10/25/63 CHAPMAN THORN 049
OS1/10/25/63 CORMADDIE 049
OS1/10/25/64 DRUIDS PARK 049
OS1/10/25/64 DRUIDSVILLE 049
OS1/10/25/64 WELLINGTON 049
OS1/10/25/65 HOLYWOOD [village] Holywood Holywood Holywood Holywood Francis Maxwell Gribton Thomas Murray Birkhale Robert Barber Moss Side Oliver & Boyd's Almanac 049 A small country village composed of 3 rows of buildings inhabited principally by weavers. Population may be about 200.
OS1/10/25/65 PUDDOCK HOLE Puddock Hole Puddock Hole Puddock Hole Francis Maxwell Thomas Murray Estate Map 049 Was formerly a farm house but has since been divided into four dwelling houses the property of Admiral Johnston. The origin of this name is said to be Puddock, a Frog. If this derivation be taken then the proper spelling is Puddock, this being the Scotch for a Frog, and which name is peculiar to the West of Scotland (Puddock signifies a Sledge for removing Stones, Scotch)
OS1/10/25/66 BIRKHALL 049
OS1/10/25/66 BIRKHALL COTTAGE 049
OS1/10/25/66 MOSS-SIDE 049
OS1/10/25/67 GRIBTON 049
OS1/10/25/67 ROUNDHEAD PLANTATION 049
OS1/10/25/68 GRIBTON COTTAGES 049
OS1/10/25/68 NETHER GRIBTON 049
OS1/10/25/68 UPPER CLUDEN 049
OS1/10/25/69 GRIBTON SAW-MILL 049
OS1/10/25/69 HOLYN BUSH 049
OS1/10/25/70 FIDDLER'S FORD 049 This was formerly a ford but has since been done away with it is supposed that a fiddler was crossing this ford and was drowned their and it has taken that name since
OS1/10/25/70 HOLYN BUSH POOL 049 A deep pool in the Clouden Water known by that name See remark Page 69.
OS1/10/25/70 FOURMERKLAND POOL 049
OS1/10/25/71 SLAETHORN CROFT 049
OS1/10/25/72 (Page) 72 Blank Page
OS1/10/25/73 DRUIDSVILLE 049
OS1/10/25/73 NEWINGTON 049
OS1/10/25/73 POST OFFICE [Holywood] 049
OS1/10/25/74 CASTLERAG 049
OS1/10/25/74 PUDDOCK HOLE 049
OS1/10/25/75 HOLYWOOD [village] 049
OS1/10/25/75 LOCHFOOT 049
OS1/10/25/75 LOCHFOOT BURN 049
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OS1/10/25/77 EAST CROSSLEYS 049
OS1/10/25/77 MID-CROSSLEYS 049
OS1/10/25/77 UPPER CROSSLEYS 049
OS1/10/25/78 HOLM 049
OS1/10/25/78 RIVER NITH 041; 049
OS1/10/25/79 HOLYWOOD T.P. 049
OS1/10/25/79 POPLAR COTTAGE 049
OS1/10/25/79 SCHOOL [Holywood] 049
OS1/10/25/80 CHURCH HOUSES 049
OS1/10/25/80 KILNESS 049
OS1/10/25/80 NEWTONRIG 049
OS1/10/25/81 CHURCH [parish, Holywood] 049
OS1/10/25/81 KILNCROFT 049
OS1/10/25/81 THE MANSE [Holywood] 049
OS1/10/25/82 ABBEY [farm] 049
OS1/10/25/82 UPPER BERECROFT 049
OS1/10/25/83 BLACK MOSS 049
OS1/10/25/83 MYRESIDE 049
OS1/10/25/83 OVER BROOMRIG 049
OS1/10/25/84 Site of HOLYWOOD ABBEY 049
OS1/10/25/85 River Nith River Nith River Nith River Nith Johnston's Co. (County) Map Admiral Lenock Broomrigg John Hastings Over Broomrigg A strong & rapid stream
OS1/10/25/85 Plan 49.7.Trace No. 1 (Page) 85 I Bauctt
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OS1/10/25/87 BURNFOOT 049
OS1/10/25/87 CHAPEL POOL 049
OS1/10/25/88 CLUDEN BANK Clouden Bank Cluden Bank Henry Pots James Johnston John Duff Statistical Account of Dumfries 049 A large house and garden the property of Robert Walker. Occupied by Henry Pots
OS1/10/25/88 EAST CLUDEN MILL (Corn) East Clouden Mill East Clouden Mill East Clouden Mill Henry Pots Clouden Bank James Johnston East Clouden John Duff East Clouden 049 A large Corn Mill propelled by water the property of Robert Walker Occupied by Mrs Murray. The name Clouden here has been spelt similarly to orthography of river which see, for authorities
OS1/10/25/88 LEAP ISLE Leap Isle Henry Potts James Johnston John Duff 049 A large Island in the Clouden Water and has taken its name from the leap or place for catching fish
OS1/10/25/89 LAGGIE DUFF'S POOL 049
OS1/10/25/89 MID-ISLE 049
OS1/10/25/89 NANCY SIMPSON'S HOLE 049
OS1/10/25/90 JENNY'S POOL 049
OS1/10/25/90 WILLIE'S POOL 049
OS1/10/25/91 DALLAWOODIE 049
OS1/10/25/91 GUILYHILL 049
OS1/10/25/91 HARDLAWBANK FORD 049
OS1/10/25/92 BERECROFT 049
OS1/10/25/92 BLACK MOSS 049
OS1/10/25/92 HARDLAW BANK 049
OS1/10/25/93 ASHY HOLM 049
OS1/10/25/93 CHARTERHALL 049
OS1/10/25/93 NEW BRIDGE 049
OS1/10/25/94 CLUDEN T.P. 049
OS1/10/25/94 DRUIDICAL CIRCLE [Twelve Apostles] 049
OS1/10/25/94 TWELVE APOSTLES 049
OS1/10/25/95 BROOMRIG 049
OS1/10/25/95 BROOMRIGG 049
OS1/10/25/96 FISHERS' ISLE 049
OS1/10/25/96 MARTINTON BRIDGE 049
OS1/10/25/96 MARTINTON FORD 049
OS1/10/25/97 CLUDEN WATER 048; 049
OS1/10/25/99 (page) 99 Parish of Holywood INDEX Plans -- Name of Object -- Pages ==================== 49/6 -- Abbey -- 82. 49/10 -- Ashy Holm -- 93. 41/14 -- Bellfield -- 9. 48/2, 48/5, 48/6 -- Barbuie Burn -- 14, 41, 43 48/2 -- Brown Knowe -- 16. 48/3, 48/7 -- Brides Burn -- 21, 46. 48/3 -- Berryland -- 23. 48/4, 48/8 -- Burnside -- 25, 60. 48/4 -- BlacKpark -- 28. 48/7 -- Burnfoot Plantation -- 45. 48/7 -- Barfreggan High Wood -- 48. 48/7 -- Barfreggan Wood -- 49. 48/7 -- Bushy BanK Wood -- 49. 48/7 -- Barfreggan -- 50. 48/7 -- Bushy BanK -- 53. 48/8 -- Broad Wood -- 55. 48/8 -- BlacK Bog -- 55. 48/8 -- Baltersan -- 61. 49/5 -- Birkhall Cottage -- 66. 49/5 -- Birkhall -- 66 49/6 -- Black Moss -- 83. 49/9 -- Burn Foot -- 87. 49/10 -- Berecroft -- 92. 49/11 -- Broomrigg -- 95. 48/2 -- Barbuie Bridge -- 18. 41/14 -- Cowhill Haugh -- 9. 41/14 -- Cowhill -- 9. 48/14, 48/2, 48/6, 48/7 -- Cairn Water -- 2, 13, 44, 47. 49/1 -- Croughmaget Road -- 29. 49/1, 49/5 -- Chapman Thorn (wood) -- 29, 63. 49/1 -- Charlesfield -- 31. 49/2 -- Cowhill Wood -- 35.
OS1/10/25/100 (page) 100 INDEX Plans -- Name of Object -- Pages ==================== 49/2 -- Cowhill Ford -- 37. 49/2 -- Cowhill Lodge-- 37. 48/7 -- Casey -- Foot -- 51. 48/1 -- Clachan -- 50. 48/7 -- Caseyfoot Wood -- 51. 48/7, 48/8, 49/5, 49/10, 49/11 -- Cluden Water -- 54, 61, 69, 71, 93, 97. 49/5 -- Cormaddie -- 63. 49/5 -- Chapman Thorn (house) -- 63. 49/6 -- Castlerag -- 74. 49/6 -- Church Houses -- 80. 49/9 -- Chapel Pool -- 87. 49/9 -- Cluden Bank -- 88. 49/10 -- Charterhall -- 93. 49/10 -- Cluden T.P. (Turn Pike) -- 94. 48/3, 48/4 -- Dundrum -- 20, 25. 48/7 -- Drumpark Bridge -- 52. 49/5 -- Druids Park -- 64. 49/5, 49/6 -- Druidsville -- 64, 73. 49/140 -- Dallawoodie -- 91. 49/6 -- East Crossleys -- 77. 49/9 -- East Cluden Mill -- 88. 48/3 -- Far Dundrum -- 20. 49/1 -- Fourmile House -- 32. 48/8 -- FourmerKland Tower -- 58. 48/8 -- FourmerKland Cottage -- 59. 49/5 -- Fiddler's Ford -- 70. 49/5 -- FourmerKland Pool -- 70. 49/11 -- Fishers Isle -- 96. 40/15, 40/16, 48/4, 48/8 -- Glengaber Burn -- 3, 5, 27, 59. 48/4 -- Glengaber -- 26. 49/2, 49/1, 49/6, 49/10, 49/11 -- Glasgow & South-Western Railway -- 30, 35, 78, 92, 95 49/1 -- Glengower -- 32. 49/2 -- Gallows Knowe -- 37. 49/5 -- Gribton Lodge -- 67. 49/5 -- Gribton -- 67. 49/5 -- Gribton Cottages -- 68. 49/5 -- Gribton Sawmill -- 69. 49/6 -- Gateside -- 82. 49/10 -- Guilyhill -- 91.
OS1/10/25/101 (page) 101 INDEX Plans -- Name of Object -- Pages ==================== 48/2 -- Hag Wood -- 16. 48/2 -- Holmhead -- 18. 48/3 -- High Wood -- 19. 48/4 -- Heathfield -- 26. 49/1 -- Hulton -- 30. 49/2 -- Holywood Station -- 38. 49/5, 49/6 -- Holywood -- 65, 75. 49/5 -- Holyn Bush -- 69 49/5 -- Holyn Bush Bool -- 70. 49/6 -- Holm -- 78. 49/6 -- Holywood School -- 79. 49/6 -- Holywood T.P. (Turn Pike) -- 79 49/6 -- Holywood Church -- 81. 49/10 -- Hardlaw Bank -- 92. 49/10 -- Hardlawbank Ford -- 91. 49/9 -- Jenny's Pool -- 90. 48/2 -- Kilnshang Plantation -- 18. 48/4 -- Knowhead -- 27. 49/2 -- Killylung -- 38. 49/6 -- Kilness -- 80. 49/6 -- Kilncroft -- 81. 41/13 -- Lower Portrack -- 8. 48/2 -- Lower Stepford -- 17. 48/3 -- Loweberry (hill) -- 20. 48/3 -- Loweberry (house) -- 21. 48/3, 48/7 -- Loweberry Wood -- 21, 45. 48/3 -- Loweberry Loch -- 22. 48/3 -- Little Burnside -- 23. 48/8 -- Linghamlear --62. 49/6 -- Loch-Fort -- 75. 49/6 -- Lochfort Burn -- 75. 49/9 -- Leap Isle -- 88. 49/9 -- Loggie Duffs Pool -- 89. 41/14 -- Milligantown -- 1. 41/14 -- Milligantown Cottage -- 1. 40/15, 48/3 -- Maggie's Cleugh -- 3, 19. 48/2 -- Mill Bank -- 14. 49/1 -- Muirside -- 31. 49/1 -- McWhanrick -- 32. 48/5 -- Margloley Burn -- 39. 48/6 -- Morrinton -- 44. 48/7 -- Morrinton Wood -- 45. 48/7 -- Morrinton Smith -- 46. 48/7 -- March Burn -- 47. 48/8 -- March-house -- 57. 49/5 -- Moss-side -- 66. 49/6 -- Mid-Crossleys -- 77.
OS1/10/25/102 (page) 102 INDEX Plans -- Name of Object -- Pages ==================== 49.6. -- Myreside -- 83. 49/6 -- Mid Isle -- 89. 49/11 -- Martinton Ford -- 96. 49/11 -- Martinton Bridge -- 96. 48/4 -- Newhouse -- 28. 48/7 -- Newton-Aird Wood -- 49 48/7 -- Newton-Aird Sawmill -- 52. 48/7 -- Newton-Aird -- 53. 49/5 -- Nether Gribton -- 68. 49/6 -- Newington -- 73. 49/6 -- Newtonrigg -- 80. 49/9 -- Nancy Simpson's Hole -- 89. 49/10 -- New Bridge -- 93. 48/7 -- Old Cluden Water -- 54. 49/6 -- Over Broomrigg -- 83. 41/13 -- Portrack Castle (Site of) -- 7. 41/13 -- Portrack House -- 8. 48/8 -- Poor's Holm -- 62. 49/5, 49/6 -- PaddocK Hole -- 65, 74. 49/6 -- Post Office -- 73. 49/6 -- Poplar Cottage -- 79. 41/14, 49/2, 49/5, 49/7, 49/11 -- River Nith -- 9, 36, 78, 85, 95. 49/2 -- Rosehill -- 38. 48/8 -- Roys Well -- 56. 48/8 -- Roys Wood -- 56. 48/8 -- Rue -- 59. 49/5 -- Roundhead Plantation -- 33. 48/1 -- Stroquhan Belt -- 11. 48/1, 48/2, 48/5 -- Speddoch Burn -- 11, 16, 40, 13. 48/1, 48/5, 48/6 -- Speddoch Hill Belt -- 11, 40, 43. 48/2 -- Shawford Bridge -- 13. 48/2 -- Scarbrae -- 14. 48/2 -- Speddoch -- 15. 48/2 -- Speddoch Sawmill -- 17. 48/2 -- Speddoch Ford -- 18. 48/2 -- Speddoch School -- 18. 48/3, 48/7 -- Steilston Hill -- 22, 48. 48/3 -- Steilston Cleugh -- 23. 48/4 -- Steilston Cleugh --27. 49/1 -- Sunnyhill -- 31.
OS1/10/25/103 (page) 103 INDEX Plans -- Name of Object -- Pages ==================== 49/2 -- Summerhill -- 36. 49/2 -- Sandbed -- 36. 48/5 -- Speddoch Hill -- 39, 40. 48/7 -- Smithy Wood -- 46. 48/7 -- Smith Bank -- 47. 48/7 -- Spring Park -- 48. 48/8 -- Stailston -- 55. 48/8 -- Steilston School -- 57. 49/5 -- Slaethorn Croft -- 71. 49/6 -- Site of Holywood Abbey -- 84. 40/15, 48/3 -- Townhead Woods -- 3, 19. 41/13 -- The LaKe -- 8. 48/2 -- Tailors Bridge -- 15. 48/2 -- Templand Hill -- 16. 48/4 -- Townhead or Upper Glengaber -- 25. 48/4 -- The Glen -- 27. 49/1 -- The Thicket -- 29. 49/1 -- Trynland Moss -- 35. 48/5 -- Threapland Moss -- 39 49/6 -- The Manse -- 81. 49/10 -- Twelve Apostles -- 94. 48/2 -- Upper Stepford -- 17. 48/7 // Underwood -- 51. 49/5 -- Upper Cluden -- 68. 49/6 -- Upper Crossleys -- 77. 49/6 -- Upper Berecroft -- 82. 49/1 -- Williamsfield -- 33. 49/2 -- White Bridge -- 35. 48/8 -- Woodhouse -- 56. 49/5 -- Wellington -- 64. 49/9 -- Willie's Pool -- 90.
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