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List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
SOLWAY FIRTH Solway Firth
Solway Firth Solway Firth
Chambers Atlas
James Scott
James Kelton
061; 066 [Situation] Washing Ruthwell Parish at the South
An arm of the North Channel running in a, N,E [North East] direction from Balmea Head in the South of KirKubright - to DordocK in the S.E. of Dumfriesshire, It also devides KirKubright and Dumfriesshire from Cumberland It is navigable at high water as far as DordocK.
PRIESTSIDE BANK Priestside Bank or Solway Sands
Priestside Bank or Solway Sands
Priestside Bank or Solway Sands
James Scott
James Kelton
Samuel Armstrong
061; 062 [Situation] At the Sn [Southern] extremity of Ruthwell Parish
A large tract of sands extending nearly across the Solway Firth Formerly the inhabitants of this Parish made salt from the Sands and found it a very profitable buisness until duty was taken off salt. See Page 2,
LOCHAR WATER Lochar Water
Lochar Water
Lochar Water
James Scott
James Kelton
Samuel Armstrong
056; 061 [Situation] Forming Wn. [Western] Parish Boundary and running in a S. En [South Eastern] direction along Priestside Bank,
A large stream bearing this name from Locharbriggs in the Ph [Parish] of Tinwald, It flows in a Southerly direction through Lochar Moss In its course forms the Boundary between several Parishes and empties its self into the Solway Firth 2 Miles west of Ruthwell village

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Parish of Ruthwell -- Plan 61.8 -- Trace 4

[Note Priestside Bank] -- ? [at end of line after Sands]

[signed] Samuel S. Hill Lce.Corpl RS&M [Lance Corporal Royal Sappers & Miners]

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