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List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
RACKS MOSS Rockhall Flow
Rockhall Flow
Rockhall Flow
Racks Moss
Racks Moss
Racks Moss
Racks Moss
Racks Moss
Old Mills Moss
Mr A Sloan Horseholm
Mr Carruthers
Mr McKay Racks
James Gibson
William Ireland
William Hutchison
Thomas Wells
William Smith
Alexander Hutchison
[Situation] Forming the most Southerly district in this Parish
A large tract of Lochar Moss so called on acct [account] of its wetness . It inclines the South extremity of the Ph. [Parish] and is on Traces 1 & 2 of this Plan.
The term "flow" is understood as applying to that portion of the Moss which has not part of it cut away and is merely applied in a descriptive sense. The name "Racks Moss" is best known and includes the entire of the moss, cut out or uncut.

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[Page] 105
Parish of Torthowald Plan 56.13 Trace 2

[Signed]
N Stotherd
Capt [Captain] R. Engs. [Royal Engineers]
30th May 1856

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