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List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
Wath Burn
Wath Burn
Oxgang Burn
Oxgang Burn
Wath Burn
Wath Burn
William Manson
Walter Bell
David Edgar
(Oxgang) James Campbell
James Gibson
Gazeteer of Scotland
Johnstone's Co [County] map
050; 056 [Situation] Tracing Wn. [Western] Parish Boundary
A Small Stream flowing in a southerly direction & forms the Boundary between the Parishes of Torthorwald & mouswald to its Confluence with Lochar Water. It is also the Boundary between the districts of nithsdale & Annandale
This Stream generally receives the name of the Farms through which it flows but I think as it is known by the name "Wath" Burn throughout it will be most appropriate
Robert Grierson
David Edgar
Matthew Wightman
056 [Situation] About 2½ miles N. W. [North West] by N. [North] of Mouswald village
Two Old Cottages on the Farm of Bucklerhole, the Property of Sir Alexander Grierson Bart [Baronet] & occupied by agricultural Laborers

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Parish of Mouswald -- Plan 56.2 Trace 1

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