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OS1/19/16/74

List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
MARYKIRK (Continued) [continued from page 73]
extremity of the extensive plain known by the name of the How of the Mearns. Its extreme breadth from East to West is about 7 Miles, from North to South about 6; and its superficial Contents are 15 Square Miles. This parish is of very irregular form. It is bounded on the South by the River North Esk, which is here the boundary between the Shires of Forfar and Kincardine, and continues to be So till it falls into the Sea, about 5 miles below the most Southerly point of this parish, on the North and Northwest it is bounded by the parishes of Fordoun and Fettercairn, on the East and Northeast by the Parishes of St Cyrus Garvock and Laurencekirk."
(New Stat: Act: [Statistical Account])

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[Page] 74

There are no detached portions of this Parish in
any other; nor are there any detached portions of any
other in this.
[Signed] E.H. Courtney
Capt. R.E. [Captain Royal Engineers]
15th August 1863

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