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List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
LOCHWHARRE Lochwharre
Lochwharre
Lochwharre
Loch Whirny
Mr Irving
Mr Smith
A Black
Mr Doigavel
031; 040 [Situation] At No.119 on Trace 3. About 7 chains N.E. [North East] of Cleugh house. A reach in the River Nith, this word ispronounced as it is Wrtten. Most probably the word here, is no other than the Scotch Whurr - to make a whirring noise. The "u" in the pronunciation seems somewhat near to the sounds of "a" -broad as in French.
CRAIG POOL Craig Pool
Craig Pool
Craig Pool
Mr Irving of Barndennoch
Mr Smith
Mr Black
040 [Situation] At No.112 on Trace No.6. In River Nith about 11 chains North of Blackwood Head. Part of the River Nith where the place s deep and craggy at the Bank. A rock is written Craig or Crag in the Scottish Dialect

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Parish of Keir Sheet 40.3 Trace

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