List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
West Chapelton
West Chapelton
William Barr Pr. [Proprietor]
James Aitken Pr. [Proprietor] (at Croftbank)
Valuation Roll
023 This Name is given to two separate properties the one at "Croftbank" (south, Trace 5) & the other to the north on this Trace. There are besides these two other Chapeltons - East Chapelton on this Trace & Chapelton Farm Steading (Trace 5). The West Chapeltons are both steadings also. It has been considered most judicious to apply "West Chapelton" once only so as to be understood to both places, particularly as upon a smaller scale the repetition would appear unnecessary and needless. The origin of Chapelton is, as stated in Accounts of the Parish, from a Chapel in former times being in the locality of which the only clue that appears to be found of it is from a place or old house where St. Germains stands, being called
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