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List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
GILL FOOT Gill Foot Dr [Doctor] Russell
Charles Fingland
William Paterson
022 [Situation] About ¼ Mile N.W. [North West] of Thornhill
A Small wooded glen by the side of the Public Road, through which a stream flows.
BOAT BRAE Boat Brae William Bryden
John Mc Caig
Charles Fingland
031 [Situation] About 20 Chains W. [West] of Thornhill Market Cross .
A steep brae leading from Thornhill to Nith Bridge. The name had originated at the period when there was a ferry where the Bridge now Stands .
Gill Road
Gill Road
William Brydon
James Hastings
John Coltart
022 [Situation] From N w. [North west] extremity of Thornhill running W. [West]
A Parish road - extends from Gill Foot to Thornhill

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Parish of Morton -- Plan 31 - 2 Trace 2

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

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