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List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
Hawk Hill
Hawk Hill
William McKettrick
William Lithgow
James Richardson
050 [Situation] At S.Wn. [South Western] Extremity of Torthorwald Village.
A small Hill near Torthorwald Castle, the name has been established many years. This name was applied to a Small Knowe tradition says that "When the Castle was inhabited and the sport of Hawking practised the Falcons were let fly from this Eminence," it almost cut away by the public road.
SCHOOL [Torthorwald] School
William Lithgow
William McKettrick
John Hamilton
050 [Situation] At the Sn. [Southern] Extremity of Torthorwald Village.
This is a Parochial school house in the village of Torthorwald, the average number of schoolers attending it are about 80, who are educated in the ordinary branches taught in English schools including (Mathematics, Classics &c) the Teacher is William Lithgow whose salary amounts to £31 and the interest of £160 of mortified money, besides school fees, a free house and garden.

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Parish of Torthorwald Plan 50.9 Trace 6

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The Orchard - sccored through

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