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List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
DOCKRIDDING WOOD Dockridding Wood
Dockridding Wood
Dockridding Wood
Dockridden Wood
John Little
William Phillips
Walter Phillips
Walter Pagan, Clarencefield
061 [Situation] About 2 miles N.W.W. [North West West] from Ruthwell village
This is a considerable Plantation which takes is name according to tradition from a doc [dock] or port for shipping having existed here in former times. The abrupt sloping nature of the ground along the north east side of the Plantation renders it extremely probable that such has been the case. Tradition also states th [that] a small Fleet once sailed from here for the Holy Land
LOCHAR MOSS Lochar Moss James Dickson
Thomas Johnstone
William Phillips
056; 061 [Situation] Forming N.Wn. [North Western] division of this Parish
A very extensive moss extending from the solway Firth in a northerly direction as far as Locharbriggs in the Parish of Dumfries
COCKPOOL MOSS Cockpool Moss
Cockpool Moss
Cockpool Moss
John Little
Thomas Johnstone
William Phillips
061 [Situation] 2 1/4 miles N,W,W. [West North West West] from Ruthwell.
A local name for a portion of Lochar Moss

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Parish of Ruthwell -- Sheet 61.3 -- Trace 4
[signed] John Houston

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