OS1/14/13/19

List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
NETHER CARESTON Nether Careston
Nether Careston
Nether Careston
Nether Careston
Nether Careston
Nether Careston
Valuation Roll
Estate Map
Mr. Gordon, Steward
Mr. Hannay, Factor
New Stat [Statistical] Account
Land of the Lindsays
033 A good farm steading near the point where the Noran passes under the Brechin & Forfar Road. It is the property of the Right Honble.[Honourable] the Earl of Fife. (See "Lawshed" below)
LAW (Stone Cists and Urns found) Law-shed (Remains of) Urns & Stone Cists found
Law-shed (Remains of) Urns & Stone Cists found
Law-shed (Remains of) Urns & Stone Cists found
Law-shed (Remains of) Urns & Stone Cists found
Land of the Lindsays
Mr. Gordon, Steward of Careston
Mr. A. Young, Whiteside
Mr M'Connachie, Schoolmaster
033 "Many centuries before the erection of this Parish, the lands of which it consists are said to have taken their [name] from Carald, a Danish leader, who, in his flight from the battle of Aberlemno, was slain not far from the present farm house of Nether Careston and in order to perpetuate the memory of this achievement, his victors raised over his place of sepulture a barrow, and on it erected an obelisk, named from him Carald's Stane, contracted afterwards into the more modern term Careston. The obelisk has long since been removed but the barrow yet remains". New Statl. [Statistical] Account.
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Co. [County] Forfar -- Careston Parish

Law [note]
Barrow shade applied to some parks in the
policies of Careston. Law Shed
pronounced as given in the
"Land of the Lindsays"

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