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OS1/10/40/105

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List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
RIVER NITH River Nith Dr [Doctor] Russell
Dr [Doctor] Grierson
John Mc Caig
022; 031 [Situation] Partially tracing Nn. [Northern] Parish Boundary.
A winding River forming the Boundary between the Parishs of Morton and Penpont.
CAPTAIN'S WELL Captain's Well
Captain's Well
Captain's Well
William Brydon
John Coltart
William Davidson
031 [Situation] About 14 Chains W. [West] from Thornhill
A Spring of good water- much used by the Old Ladies of Thornhill for making Tea.
LOVERS' WALK Lovers' Walk
Lovers' Walk
Lovers' Walk
William Brydon John Coltart William Davidson 031 [Situation] About 22 Chains S.w. [South west] of Thornhill Market Cross
A lonely Walk, much resorted to by the youth of both sexes in the neighbourhood. It extends from the [by] road, which leads into the 'Old Town' to near St Patricks Well.

Continued entries/extra info

[Page] 105.
Parish of Morton -- Plan 31- 2 Trace 1

[Signed] W. Paterson c/a [civil assistant]

Transcriber's notes

check Captain's Well - Descriptive Remarks - Ladie or Ladies?
check Lovers' Walk - Descriptive Remarks - unclear road name which I initially thought might be 'Sn [Southern]', but it is more clearly written as 'by' on OS1/10/40/113

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