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List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
POCHRIEGAVIN BURN Pochriegavin Burn John Lamie n & s Brownhill Carshairn
James Sloane n & s Schoolmaster
002 A Considerable Mountain Stream gathering on the farms of Glenmuik and Lochmaharle (in Ayrshire), And flowing a South Easterly direction forms the Boundary between the Said Shire. And the the Stewartry of Kirkcudbright, for about one Mile and ¾, At its junction with the Water of Deugh the origin of the name is not known
WHITE HILL White Hill John Lamie n & s Brownhill Carshairn
James Sloane n & s Schoolmaster
002 A middling Sized rocky hill on the farm of Brownhill the Surface of which is white hence the name, on its Summit is a Trigl. [Trigonometrical Station] Called by Trigl. [Trigonometrical] Party White Hill

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List of Names collected by John Bray C.A. [Civilian Assistant] 1st Examiner
Parish Carsphairn
Plan 2A Trace 3

Pochriegavin Burn - A Stream
White Hill - A Hill

Note [Pochriegavin]
This name, is locally
Pronounced Pochrigaun,
gaun being the provincial way
of naming Gavin, Mr.
Sloane is of the opinion
that originally it might
have been spelled, Polriegavin,
but he would recommend the
one given, being the local way.

Signed by John Bray C/A [Civilian Assistant] January 4th 1849

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