List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
Marywell Tree
Marywell Tree
Marywell Tree
Marywell Tree
Mr Lyall, Factor
Mr. R. Lyall W. [West] Carcary
Mr. Gordon, Wealtheston
Mr. W. Robertson
Revd. [Reverend] Mr. Reid
034 This applies to an open spring and a large Tree, an oak over it, but the name is invariably used as "Marywell Tree". What the origin of the name may be no one has been found to give an opinion of. Like "Lady Well" at Greenlaw (which see) the name appears to be derived from a period probably very far back

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Co. [County] Forfar -- Farnell Parish

"The name of the adjoining Parish (Maryton)
was probably given to it in honour of the
Virgin Mary. A Well in the parish of Farnell
still retains the name of Marywell"
New Stat [Statistical] Account

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