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List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
CASTLEYARDS Castleyards
Castleyards
Castleyards
William Lithgow
Robert Henderson
James Swan
050 [Situation] About 29 Chains S.S.E. [South South East] of Torthorwald Village.
A Farmhouse and outbuildings with Lands and garden attached [--] its name from the farm [--] Situation of [--] of Torthorwald Castle, about 25 Chains N.W. [North West] of the Farm house. This house is Well known by the name of Flatts.
CHURCH [Torthorwald] Torthorwald Church
Torthorwald Church
Torthorwald Church
Rev. [Reverend] J. Duncan
William Lithgow
John Hamilton
050 [Situation]About 12 Chains S.E. of Torthorwald Village.
Torthorwald Church is a [substantial and] commodious building, erected [--] at a cost of about £1000. it affords accommodation for 500 persons, and sitting are all free. It is conveniently situated in the centre of the parish. The minister is the Rev. [Reverend] Joseph Duncan whose stipend varies from £250 to £300 per annum The Glebe contains about 11 acres of good land including this ground, steads of the manse [and] offices, and courtyard. This church is erected near the site [of the] Ancient Church.

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[Page] 44
Parish of Torthorwald Plan 50.9 Trace 6

[Signed] Philip Munro
Pt. R.S.M. [Private Royal Sappers & Miners]

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