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List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
NETHER KEIR Nether Keir
Nether Keir
Nether Keir
Nether Keir
Nether Keir
W H Arundell Esq
Andrew Stobo Porterston
James Lorimer
Johnstone's Co. [County] Map
Johnstone's Co. [County] Map
031 [Situation] About 27 Chains North-West of Barjarg Tower. A Farm house withextensive out offices and Garden Occupied by James Lorimer Property of William H Arundell. A Tower or Fort once stood close to this which is supposed to have given name to the Parish, Caer, an old British word signifying a Fort.
DRUMORABIN BURN Drumorabin Burn
Drumorabin Burn
Drumorabin Burn
W H Arundell
Andrew Stobo
James Lorimer
031 [Situation] About 15 Chains N. [North] of Nether Keir. A Small Stream bears the that name from where it enters Black Bog, and loses it when it enters Drum of Raben Cleuch.
DRUM BANK Drum Bank
Drum Bank
Drum Bank
W H Arundell Esq
Andrew Stobo
James Lorimer
031 [Situation] About 21 chains North of Barjarg Village. A mixed Plantation the property of William H Arundell Esq.
DRUM BANK Drum Bank
Drum Bank
Drum Bank
W H Arundell Esq
Andrew Stobo
James Lorimer
031 [Situation] About 21 chains North of Barjarg Village. A mixed Plantation the property of William H Arundell Esq.

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[Parish of Keir] Plan 31.15 Trace No. 1

The word Keir in Irish means a Comb & the Parish name is very probably derived from it. it being a narrow Stripe, falling from an irregular range of hills, having Some resemblance to a Cock's Comb. O. Barrett.

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