List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
Gighty Burn /Continued 040 [continued from page 11]
the Parishes of Kinnell & inverkeillor in its course from the point where it leaves the Parish of Lunan (4-40-4) To a part of this Burn the Name given on the Estate Map of the North Esk is "Back Burn" and it is applied to that portion of the stream which runs through Traces 1 & 2 of 40.4 particularly to the young plantation of Firs as it passes through that enclosure where it is written on the Estate Map. "Back Burn" which has some analogy to the term of "Back" given also to "Wilkins Hole" on the Estate Map of North Esk as "Back Wilkins Hole", is not recognised by any other authority. The term "Back" would appear to be a very local distinction on the Estate at the date of the Plan - 1758, for to the oldest authority in the Parish, it is not known eitheir to the Burn or to the well known "Wilkins Hole" in the vicinity. (See Wilkins Hole)

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Co. [County] Forfar -- Lunan Parish

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