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List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
WATH BURN Wath Burn
Wath Burn
Wath Burn
Oxgang Burn
Linns Burn
Wath Burn
Wath Burn
William Manson
Walter Bell
Mrs Nicholson
James Gibson
James Gibson
Gazetteer of Scotland
Johnstone's Co. [County] Map
050; 056 [Situation] Tracing En. [Eastern] Parish Boundary.
A Small Stream, rises on the Farm of Cocketfield & flows in a Southerly direction forming the Boundary between the Parishes of Torthorwald & Mouswald to its confluence with Lochar Water.
It generally receives the names of the different Farms through which it flows but I think Wath Burn is the most appropriate.
OXGANG Oxgang
Oxgang
Oxgang
James Gibson
William Thomson
William Manson
056 [Situation] Nearly 2 Miles S.S.E. [South South East] of Torthorwald.
A Farm House with outbuildings & Farm of land attached the property of the Marqs. [Marquis] of Queensberry & occupied by William Thompson. This name is wrote on the adjoining Plan to an Old Building which was the first Farm house of that name which is now called Low Oxgang

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Parish of Torthorwald Plan 56.2 Trace 1

[Signed] John Stoddart
Lce. Corpl. RS&M [Lance Corporal Royal Sappers & Miners]

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