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List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
ABBEY [farm] Abbey
Robert Colvin
George Henderson
Receipt for rent
Sinclair's Stat Acc. [Statistical Account of Scotland Vol1 page 34
049 [Situation] About 2¼ Miles N.W. by N. [North West by North] of Dumfries. A farm house and outhouses [including a thrashing machine] in good repair with a farm of land attached. Occupied by Robert Colvin. The property of Admiral Johnston of Courhill. This name originates from an Abbey which once stood near it within the area of the Church yard. The site of the Abbey will be shewn on adjoining plan.
CHURCH [parish, Holywood] Holywood Church
Holywood Church
Holywood Kirk
Robert Colvin
John Bell
Crawfords Map
049 [Situation] About 2¼ Miles n. [North West by North] of Dumfries. A plain stone building surmounted by a tower used as a belfry. It was erected in 1779, and contains about530 sittings. The Minister's Stipend amounts to about £234.14.4, beside a good manse & Glebe.

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