System Outage

We are migrating the servers that support this website to a new platform. Service will be affected for some time. Further information is available here.

OS1/10/41/63

List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
DUNCAN'S MONUMENT Duncans . Monument
Duncans . Monument
Duncans . Monument
Rev. [Reverend] Alexander Brown
John Palmer
Thomas Wightman
056 [Situation] On Mount Kedar ¾ mile S.S. E. [South South East] of Mouswald village.
A large stone monument erected to the memory of the Rev [Reverend] Henry Duncan, D,D, [Doctor of Divinty] by his followers
MOUNT KEDAR Mount Kedar
Mount Kedar
Mount Kedar
Rev, [Reverend] Alexander Brown
Thomas Wightman
William Irvin
056 [Situation] ¾ mile S. S. E. [South South East] of Mouswald village
A small piece of ground on which stands the free Kirk, school, & manse also on which stands Duncans monument,
PANTATH HILL Pantoth Hill
Pantoth Hill
Pantoth Hill
Plantith Hill
Pantath Hill
Pantath Hill
Pantath Hill
Pantath Hill
Pantath Hill
Pantath Hill
Rev, [Reverend] Alexander Brown
Thomas Wightman
William Irvin
Name on Carts
Revd. [Reverend] A. B. Murray Parish Minister
Gilbert Haining Bailiff of Estate
Estate Writings
John Irvine
Statistics of Dumfriesshire
Valuation Rolls.
056 [Situation] ¾ mile SE. [South East] of Mouswald village.
A high hill situated on the farm of the Pantoth (hence the name),
The first sylable of this Word is of doubtful origin but the last one is Well Known, and is taken from the Verb, to Tath & means to measure ground by sheep, Where sheep are driven on the land for the above mentioned purpose the [this] must, of course, be enclosed by some temporary fence or Pen _ hence Pentath which I think to be the Correct orthography,
Owen Barrett
Pan may be the word signifying an incrustation of any substance upon the Soil,

Continued entries/extra info

[Page] 63.
Parish of Mouswald -- Plan 56/11 Trace 5

[Signed] Samuel S Hill
Le Corpl RSm [Lance Corporal Royal Sappers & Miners]

Transcriber's notes

check Pantath Hill - Descriptive Remarks - line 8 - "the must" doesn't make sense. The tail of the 'e' doesn't curl back up as all other words in the vicinity ending with 'e' seem to, but if it is meant to be 'this' the writer hasn't added the 's' or dotted the 'i'

  Transcribers who have contributed to this page.

mac1

  Location information for this page.