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List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
DOUP The Doup

The Doubt
Doup
Doup
John Harkness
George Harkness
James Scott
Tombstone in Ruthwell Churchyard
William Pagan, Postmaster
062 [Situation] 1 1/5 mile N.E. [North East] from Ruthwell Village
A row of one story cottar houses situated on an eminence - formerly a farm and a place of great antiquity. Whether Doup here is the common Scotch word does not seem to be known, but the portion of Doup Braes immediately behind the house has a wonderful resemblance to that part of the human body suggested by the name

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[page] 61
Parish of Ruthwell -- Plan 62-1 -- Trace 1
[signed] W Paterson c/a [civilian assistant]

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