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List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
LOCHAR WATER (Old Course) Old Course of Lochar Water Mr John McKay Racks
Mr William Hall Racks
Mr Peter Hutchinson, Racks
049; 056 [Situation] At Wn [Western] side of this Parish.
Previous to the artificial improvement made in the present course of Lochar Water this was the original course. It is a small drain nearly closed up with marsh and weeds.
Lochar Water
Lochar Water
Revd. [Reverend] A B Murray
Mr. William Hall
Mr. Peter Hutchinson
Gazetteer of Scotland
049; 050; 056 [Situation] Tracing Wn. [Western] Parish Boundary.
A stream in the West of this Plan and divides between the Parishes Dumfries & Torthorwald. It discharges into Solway Firth thence through the Sands a distance of 8 miles Still forming a Stream & falls with a Slight descent into the English Channel (so called by the people)

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Parish of Torthorwald Plan 56.9 Trace 1

[Signed] M. Donohue

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