List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks


Property Plan 1810 at Leslie House
Mr. Pearson, Forester
Revd. [Reverend] Mr. Nicol, Leslie
Mr. Ballingal
Mr. Gray, Farmer, Coul.
024 [Situation] 1⅝ miles W. [West] of Markinch.
A good Farm house with outbuildings and the Ruin of an old house from which the present Farmhouse takes its name. The New Statistical Account mentions a Tumulus, near the buildings in which a Stone Coffin containing Human bones was found about 1770. I have made enquiry about this Tumulus and have consulted the writer of the New Statistical Account - Revd. [Reverend] Mr. Nicol of Leslie, he thinks there is no person at present living who can point out the Site of this Tumulus.
PITCAIRN PIT Pitcairn Pit (Coal)
Pitcairn Pit (Coal)
Pitcairn Pit (Coal)
Pitcairn Pit (Coal)
Mr. Ballingal
Revd. [Reverend] Mr. Nicol
Mr. Gray
Mr. Pearson.
024 [Situation] 1⅜ Miles W. by N. [West by North] of Markinch.
A coal Pit worked by Steam the property of Mr Balfour, Balbirnie House.

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[Page] 42 Plan 24A Leslie Parish

Note: "The Old house of Pitcairn, which belonged to
the well known Dr. [Doctor] Pitcairn, is in this parish, but
now in a ruinous State. Old Stat. Acct. [Statistical Account]

Note: "The celebrated Dr. [Doctor] Pitcairn was a native of this parish.
"There is a farm which belonged to him, and
Still retains the name of Pitcairn, and the ruins
of a house in which he resided." New Stat. Acct. [Statistical Account]

Note: For the descriptive history of this old ho. [house] See page 48

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