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List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
Bervie Mill (flax) Bervie Spinning Mill
Bervie Spinning Mill
Bervie Spinning Mill
Lease of the property
Mr Andrew Legg Bailie
Mr Alexander Carr
025.02 A good stone building erected about 1788.9, as a flax spinning mill, supposed to be the first spinning mill erected in Scotland. It has been nearly all rebuilt about 20 years ago,- the machinery now is excellent and very powerful and is moved by water power, with the occasional assistance of steam.
Bervie Water 025.02 See Name Books of adjoining Parishes.
Balhaugh Balhaugh
Balhaugh
Balhaugh
Valuation Roll 1862.63
Mr. John Robert, (occupier)
Mr. Andrew Legg Bailie
025.02 An ordinary dwelling house, so called with the adjoining land attached
the property of the burgh.

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Parish of Bervie

Balhaugh [Notes] "Bal - a place or town, to dwell, to inhabit &c.
Haugh - Low lying flat ground" (Jamieson)

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