List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
COW STRAND Cow Strand George Blair Friardykes
John Rankine Beltondod
016 A small Burn which which rises at the N E [North East] side of Friardykes Dod And And flows in a Southerly direction till it joins the Tay Burn, It forms for a part the boundary between Spott and Innerwick Phs. [Parishes]
FRIARDYKES Friardykes George Blair Farmer Friardykes
John Rankine Farmer Beltondod
016 A farm house with offices Thrashing Machine and farm attached occupied by George Blair and property of J B Sydserff Esqre. It is said that a refractory Monk or Friar from the Monastery of Melrose was exiled to this place by the Superior, for disobedience etc and on his arrival the inhabitants of the adjoining Neighbourhood collected together and built a dyke around the the portion of land allotted to him from which circumstance It still retains the name Friardykes. No portion of the dyke now Remains

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List of Names collected by John Early c,a [civilian assistant]
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Parish of Stenton

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