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Kirkcudbrightshire, Volume 112

Page List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks Continued entries/extra info Transcriber's notes
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OS1/20/112/3 BARNBOARD WOOD 039
OS1/20/112/3 BLACK BRIDGE 039
OS1/20/112/3 GARDEN HOUSE 039
OS1/20/112/4 KENNAN HILL 039
OS1/20/112/4 KENNAN HILL PLANTATION 039
OS1/20/112/4 THREAVE MAINS 039
OS1/20/112/5 WHITEHILL Whitehill Whitehill White Hill Mr. James Gordon William McKenzie Ainslies map 1820 039 [Situation] one mile SW [South West] by W [West] of Threave Castle. A farm house & offices in good repair with about 120 acres of land attached The property of a Society for propagating Christian Knowledge.
OS1/20/112/5 AIKEY HILL Aikey Hill Aikey Hill James Gordon Robert Johnston 039 [Situation] About 5/8 mile SW [South West] of Threave Castle. A Small hill with a rocky Knowe on its summit where it is said the Covenanters held meetings during the persecution.
OS1/20/112/5 CORRA HILL Corra Hill Corra Hill Thomas Anderson Robert Johnston 039 [Situation] 1 1/8 miles SW [South West] of Threave Castle. A large arable hill upon the farm of Hill and a little west of the farm house there is a Trig [Trigonometrical] Station upon its summit called by Trig [Trigonometrical] party Corra Hill
OS1/20/112/5 CRANBERRY PLANTATION Cranberry Plantation Cranberry Plantation William Murray Robert Ireland 039 [Situation] 3/4 mile NW [North West] by W [West] of Threave Castle. A Small belt of wood or Plantation on the farm of Boreland The property of Admiral Gordon of Balmaghie House.
OS1/20/112/5 Parish of Balmaghie -- [Page] 5 Form 136 Page 38 - Whitehlll 37 - Aikey Hill 39 - Corra Hill Cranberry Plantation [Notes ] Aik - The oak Jamieson's Dicty. [Dictionary] Coire - A mountain dell etc.
OS1/20/112/6 HILL Hill Hill Hill William Lidderdale Esq Thomas Anderson Ainslies Map 1820 039 [Situation] 1 1/8 miles NW. [North West] by W [West] of Rhonehouse. A farm house with outhouses attached all of which are in good repair it is the property of [the] Society for the promotion of Christian Knowledge Edinburgh & derives its name from being built upon a hill.
OS1/20/112/6 NETHERHALL Netherhall Netherhall Nr. [Nether] Hall Netherhall of Threave Grange Robert Johnston William Lidderdale Ainslies Map 1820 valuation roll 1819 039 [Situation] One mile NW [North West] of the village of Rhonehouse. A farm house 2 stories high with thrashing-mill & office houses attached it is the property of Robert Johnston Farmer who resides in it.
OS1/20/112/6 [Page] 6 -- Parish of Balmaghie Form 136 Page 39 - Hill Page 40 - Netherhall
OS1/20/112/7 CHAPELWEIL Chapelweel Chapelweel Robert Johnston Adam McConnel 039 [Situation] Near the East side of Netherhall about one mile NW. [North West] of the village of Rhonehouse. A pool in the river Dee east of Netherhall farm house The farmer of Netherhall imagines that there has been a Chapel in the locality of his farm house from this pool being called Chapel weel and having found pieces of Coffin plates & bones whilst digging in a small enclosure in rear of the barn. -
OS1/20/112/7 MEADOW HILL Meadow Hill Meadow Hill Thomas Anderson Robert Johnston 039 [Situation] About 1 1/8 miles N [North] by west of the village of Rhonehouse. A small arable hill upon the farm of Netherhall it is surrounded with meadow land hence the name. On it is a trig.' [trigonometrical] Station named "Netherton Hall"
OS1/20/112/7 Parish of Balmaghie -- [Page] 7 Form 136 Page 43 - Chapelweil Page 39 - Meadow Hill [Note after Chapelweil] Weil - an eddy Wele - A whirlpool Dr. Jamieson's Scot. [Scottish] Dicty [Dictionary]
OS1/20/112/8 THREAVE BRIDGE Threave Bridge Threave Bridge Triefe Bridge Mr. Train William Lidderdale Esq. Inscription on Battlement 039 [Situation] 1/2 mile, nearly, NW [North West] of Rhonehouse. A stone bridge with 6 arches which crosses the river Dee 3 miles South of Castle-douglas it belongs to the County and has the following inscription upon one of the battlements. "Triefe Bridge was erected by the road trustees of Kirkcudbrightshire. Sir Alexander Gordon Convener Robert Gordon Clerk James Jardine Engineer John McCracken Builder. 1825"
OS1/20/112/8 [Page] 8 -- Parish of Balmaghie Form 136 Page 42 - Threave Bridge
OS1/20/112/9 REDWEIL Redweel Redweel Mr. Train William Lidderdale Esq. 039 [Situation] 3/8 mile WNW. [West North West] of the village of Rhonehouse. A pool in the river Dee a little South of Threave Bridge, contains large quantities of salmon. Weil means a whirlpool or Eddy although this is not one.
OS1/20/112/9 BLACK BRIDGE BURN Black Bridge Burn Black Bridge Burn Black Bridge Burn John Johnston James Gordon Ainslies Map revd [revised] 1820 039 A Considerable Stream or burn taking its rise in [Glentoe] Loch & running in an easterly direction to the River Dee into which it runs at the west side of Threave Island
OS1/20/112/9 BARNBOARD BRIDGE Barnboard Bridge Barnboard Bridge Robert McKennel Robert Ireland 039 A Stone bridge one arch over Black Bridge Burn on the road from Kirkcudbright to Crossmichael. It is Situate near Barnboard farm house hence the name.
OS1/20/112/9 Parish of Balmaghie -- [page] 9 Form 136 Page [46] - Redweil Black Bridge Burn Barnboard Bridge [Note after Redweil] Weil - An eddy Wele - A whirpool Jamieson's Scottish Dicty [Dictionary]
OS1/20/112/10 MEIKLE KNOCKDAILY Meikle Knockdaily Meikle Knockdaily Meikle Knockdalling Donald Ross W. Lidderdale Esqr. Admiral Gordon 039 [Situation] 1/2 Mile N [North] by W [West] of Threave Mains. An arable hill on the farm of Boreland on it is aTrigl [Trigonometrical] Station.
OS1/20/112/10 LITTLE KNOCKDAILY Little Knockdaily Little Knockdaily Little Knockdalling Donald Ross W. Lidderdale Esqr. Admiral Gordon 039 [Situation] 1/2 Mile N [North] by W [west] of Threave Mains. A small arable hill on the farm of Boreland.
OS1/20/112/10 STONY ISLAND Stony Island Stony Island John Johnstone William Haliday 039 [Situation] 7/8 Mile South of Threave Mains. A Small Island in the River Dee near the South Side of Lodge Island.
OS1/20/112/10 [Page] 10 -- Parish of Balmaghie Form 136 Page Objects Meikle Knockdaliy Little Knockdaily Stony Island
OS1/20/112/11 THREAVE CASTLE (In Ruins) Threave Castle Threave Castle Threave Castle Thrave Castle Threave Threve Castle Thrieve or Thrieff Castle Castle Thrive John Robertson [Rhae] [Rhonehouse] Joseph Train Esqr Nicholsons Hist. [History] of Galloway Vol. [Volume] 1 P. [Page] 26 Ainslies Map revd [revised] 1820 valuation roll 1819 Caledonia Vol. [Volume] 3 P. [Page] 244 Grose's Antiquity Vol. [Volume] 2 P. [Page] 175 Grose's Antiquity Vol. [Volume] 2 P. [Page] 176 039 [Situation] 1 ½ miles N. [North] by W. [West] of the village of Rhonehouse. The ruins of an old castle or fortalice which appears by historical records to been built in the year 1388-9 & upon the Site of an ancient fortalice (which had been the residence of Allan Lord of Galloway) by Archibald the Grim Lord of Galloway & Earl of Douglas who died in it on the 3rd of Feby [February] 1400. It is a massive pile of building the walls being about 70 feet high & 8 feet thick forming an oblong Square built of Stone & cemented with Shell lime. It appears to have been encompassed by barbacan on the N. E. [North East] & S. [South] sides which was flanked by three towers one of which is still standing & part of the other two are to be Seen. For further particulars see Chalmers Caledonia Vol. [Volume] 3 P. [Page] 268 Also Grose's Antiquities Vol. [Volume] 2. Page 175
OS1/20/112/11 Parish of Balmaghie -- [page] 11 [Form 136] Page [48] - Threave Castle (in ruins])
OS1/20/112/12 THREAVE ISLAND Threave Island Threave Island Isle of Threave John Robertson Rae William Kirkpatrick Valuation Roll 1819 039 [Situation] 1 1/2 miles north of the village of Rhonehouse. A considerable Island in [the] River Dee on which is [situated] Threave Castle. It is part [of] the farm of Kelton Mains
OS1/20/112/12 [Page] 12 -- Parish of Balmaghie Form 136 Page 47 - Threave Island
OS1/20/112/13 [Page] 13 Parish of Kelton Plan 39C INDEX Names of Objects -- Page Barley Hill -- 21 Brownie Hill -- 27 Browniehill -- 27 Carlingwark Lane -- 18 Fair Green -- 29 Float Cock Island -- 19 Horse Hill -- 21 Hillhead Plantation -- 21 Hightae -- 22 Hillhead -- 24 Knockmowe -- 20 Kelton Mains -- 18 Kelton Mill Bridge -- 20 Kelton Lodge -- 21 Kelton Gate -- 22 Kelton Hill -- 23 Keltonhill -- 24 Kelton Mill -- 24 Knockrobbin -- 17 Lamb Island -- 26 Lodge Hill -- 27 Lodge of Kelton -- 26 Lodge Island -- 30 Lodge Bridge (Wooden) -- 30 Little Wood Hill -- 15 Meikle Wood Hill -- 15 Mill Burn -- 20 Midtown Mill -- 22 Midtown -- 23 Mill House -- 25 Mill Bridge -- 25 Mill Bank -- 25 Old Military Road -- 23 Port Hill -- 17 Rhonehouse or Kelton Hill -- 28 . 29 River Dee -- 19 Slatehole -- 30 Threave Bank Cottage -- 26 Whaup Islands -- 17
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OS1/20/112/15 LITTLE WOOD HILL Little Wood Hill Little Wood Hill John Robertson Rae William Kirkpatrick 039 [Situation] 1 1/2 miles north of the village of Rhonehouse. A Small Hill on the farm of Kelton Mains
OS1/20/112/15 MEIKLE WOOD HILL Meikle Wood Hill Meikle Wood Hill John Robertson Rae William Kirkpatrick 039 [Situation] At the South East side of Little Wood Hill. A Hill on the farm of Kelton Mains at part of the N.W. [North West] side is grown over with brushwood & on the W. [West] & South sides is a plantation chiefly fir trees
OS1/20/112/15 Parish of Kelton -- [page] 15 Objects Little Wood Hill Meikle Wood Hill The entry Blairmichael has been crossed out. [note] See Page 34
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OS1/20/112/17 PORT HILL Port Hill Port Hill John Robertson, Rae William Kirkpatrick 039 [Situation] 1 1/4 miles north of the village of Rhonehouse. A small hill contiguous to the castle of Threave & upon the farm of Kelton mains on the N. [North] end there is a small plantation consisting chiefly of fir trees.
OS1/20/112/17 WHAUP ISLANDS Whaup Islands Whaup Islands John Robertson, Rae William Kirkpatrick 039 [Situation] near the SW [South West] Side of Port Hill. About 1 1/4 miles N [North] by W [West] of the village of Rhonehouse. a Cluster of Small Islands in the River Dee upon some of which there is brushwood
OS1/20/112/17 KNOCKROBBIN Knockrobbin Knockrobbin John Robertson, Rae. William Kirkpatrick 039 [Situation] 1 1/4 miles north of the village of Rhonehouse. A small cultivated hill upon the farm of Kelton Mains.
OS1/20/112/17 Parish of Kelton -- [page] 17 Form 136 Page 49 -- Port Hill 49 -- Whaup Islands 49-- Knockrobbin [Note] Whaup - A curlew Dr. [Doctor] Jamiesons Scottish Dictionary
OS1/20/112/18 KELTON MAINS Kelton Mains Kelton Mains Kelton Mains John Robertson, Rae William Kirkpatrick Valuation roll 1819 039 [Situation] About 1 1/8 miles N. [North] by E. [East] of the village of Rhonehouse. A modern stonebuilt house two stories high and was formerly the mansion to the Kelton Estate. It is now a farm house having [suitable] offices & a farm of 147 acres of land attached exclusive of plantations several of which are upon the lands.
OS1/20/112/18 CARLINGWARK LANE The Lane or Canal The Lane or Canal Canal Carlingwark Lane Carlingwark Lane Carlingwark Lane John Robertson, Rae William Kirkpatrick Ainslies map 1820 John R. Rae James McAdam Robert Murray. 039 [Situation] At the north side of the Parish of Kelton extending in a S.E. [South East] direction from the River Dee at threave Island to Carlingwark Loch. An artifical cut extending from the N.W. [North West] side of Carlinwark Loch to the River Dee & near the N. [North] end of [threave] Island. It was cut about the year 1777 for the convenience [of] boats conveying marl from the Loch of Carlingwark to the upper districts of the country
OS1/20/112/18 [Page] 18 -- Parish of Kelton Form 136 Page 50 - Kelton Mains Page 50 - Carlingwark Lane [Note after Kelton Mains] Mains The farm attached to a mansion house Jamiesons Scottish Dicty [Dictionary] [Note about Carlingwark Lane] The Lane or Canal. "Car-lin i.e. The fort- lake to which is added the Scots-Saxon wark" Note - This has not been used as a navigable canal for many years past. [W S] [Loop] Corpl [Corporal] RSM [Royal Sappers & Miners] [Note] See also Name List Plan 39D
OS1/20/112/19 RIVER DEE The River Dee The River Dee Dee Water John Robertson, Rae William Kirkpatrick Ainslies Map 1820 039 [Situation] Rising in the northern portion of Kirkcudbrightshire & running in a Southern direction through the Central part of the County & uniting with the River Ken Continues its Course to Kirkcudbright Bay. A Considerable River coming from Loch Dee and running through a considerable portion of Kirkcudbrightshire, enters Kirkcudbright Bay at Kirkcudbright. It is navigable for boats Northward from Threave Island, from which place a Canal extends to Carlingwark Loch near Castle Douglas
OS1/20/112/19 FLOAT COCL ISLAND Float Cock Island Float Cock Island John Johnstone William Halliday 039 [Situation] 3/4 Mile N.W. [North West] of Rhonehouse. A Small Island in the River Dee at the South Side of Lodge Island
OS1/20/112/19 Parish of Kelton -- [page] 19 Objects River Dee Float Cock Island [Note after River Dee] [Dee] dark colored stream His. [History of] Gal. [Galloway] Vol. [Volume] 1 page 13.
OS1/20/112/20 KNOCKMOWE Knockmowe Knockmowe William Gray John Curran 039 [Situation] 7/8 Mile North of Rhonehouse. A Small hill of an oval shape the soil of which is arable it is part of the farm of Lodge of Kelton on it is a plantation of mixed wood
OS1/20/112/20 KELTON MILL BRIDGE Kelton Mill Bridge Kelton Mill Bridge John Carter Thomas Gibson 039 [Situation] 3/8 Mile NE [North East] by N [North] of Rhonehouse. A Stone bridge of one arch over Mill Burn near Kelton Mill. It is a County Bridge
OS1/20/112/20 MILL BURN Mill Burn Mill Burn John R Rae James McAdam 039 [Situation] North of Rhonehouse. A Small Burn which runs northward from a Mill dam near the South of Kelton Mill & passes under Kelton Mill Bridge it afterwards runs in a north easterly direction & [atlenght] runs into the River Dee near Whaup Islands
OS1/20/112/20 [Page] 20 -- Parish of Kelton Form 136 page Knockmowe Kelton Mill Bridge Mill Burn
OS1/20/112/21 BARLEY HILL Barley Hill Barley Hill Alexander Morrison [Joseph] Train Esqr 039 [Situation] One mile NE [North East] by N. [North] of the village of Rhonehouse. An arable hill surrounded by a plantation consisting chiefly of Fir trees with a sprinkling of hard woods and is upon the Farm of Hightae.
OS1/20/112/21 HORSE HILL Horse Hill Horse Hill Alexander Morrison William Lidderdale Esqr 039 [Situation] 1 1/4 miles NE [North East] of the village of Rhonehouse. A round cultivated hill upon the farm of Hightae.
OS1/20/112/21 KELTON LODGE Kelton Lodge Kelton Lodge Keltonlodge Arthur Conley William Lidderdale Esqr Ainslies Map 1820 039 [Situation] South of Barley Hill 7/8 Mile NE [North East] of Rhonehouse. A small cottage upon the farm of Midtown and on the road side leading from Gate house to Castle Douglas. It was built for a lodge to Kelton mains but was never used as such.
OS1/20/112/21 HILLHEAD PLANTATION Hillhead Plantation Hillhead Plantation John Carter Thomas Gibson 039 [Situation] 1/2 Mile NE [North East] of Rhonehouse. A Small plantation of mixed wood on the farm of Hillhead
OS1/20/112/21 Parish of Kelton -- [Page] 21 Form 136 Page Barley Hill Horse Hill Kelton Lodge Hillhead Plantation [Note] Hillhead The Summit or Top of a hill Jamiesons Scottish Dicty [Dictionary]
OS1/20/112/22 MIDTOWN MILL (Thrashing) Midtown Mill Midtown Mill Midtown Alexander Morrison William Lidderdale Esqr. Ainslies Map 1820 039 [Situation] 7/8 mile NE [North East] by N [North] of the village of Rhonehouse. A stone building 2 stories high with machinery for thrashing corn; and upon the farm of Midtown.
OS1/20/112/22 HIGHTAE Hightae Hightae Hightae Hightae Hitae Mr William McKeand Mr Alexander Douglas Rev? [Reverend?] Cowan William Lidderdale Esqr Ainslies Map 039 [Situation] One mile NE [North East] by N. [North] of the village of Rhonehouse. A farm house & offices in good repair with a farm of land attached and is the property of Archibald Maxwell Esqr. of [Threave]
OS1/20/112/22 KELTON GATE Kelton Gate Kelton Gate Keltongate James Grierson William Lidderdale Esqr Ainslies Map 039 [Situation] About 3/4 mile NE [North East] of the village of Rhonehouse. There was formerly a Gate here being the entrance to Kelton [mains] when the proprietor occupied the] house & previous to the new [road] from Gatehouse to C. [Castle] [Douglas] being made. There is now a [stone] cottage goes by the name & is on [the] old military road side leading [from] Kirkcudbright to C. [Castle] Douglas
OS1/20/112/22 [Page] 22 -- Parish of Kelton Form 136 Page 57 - Midtown Mill Page 56 - Hightae Page 57 - Kelton Gate
OS1/20/112/23 OLD MILITARY ROAD Old Military Road Old Military Road Old Military Road James Grierson William Lidderdale Esqr Joseph Train Esqr 039 [Situation] Passing through the Southern portion of the Co. [County] of Kirkcudbright. Formerly the leading road from London to Portpatrick it is called the Military Road because it was made by the military under Genl. [General] Wade about the year of 1760. -
OS1/20/112/23 KELTON HILL Keltonhill Keltonhill Keltonhill Keltonhill Keltonhill Mr. William McKeand Mr. Alexander Douglas William Lidderdale Esqr Ainslies Map valuation roll 1819 039 [Situation] 3/4 mile NE. [North East] by E. [East] of the village of Rhonehouse. A hill tastefully laid out with plantations consisting chiefly of Fir trees & mixed with hard wood. It is upon the farm of Keltonhill & is celebrated for an annual fair held on it in former times. on it is a Trigl. [Trigonometrical] station
OS1/20/112/23 MIDTOWN Midtown Midtown Midtown Midtown Mr. William McKeand Mr. Alexander Douglas William Lidderdale Esqr Ainslies Map 039 [Situation] About 5/8 mile NE. [North East] of the village of Rhonehouse. A small farm house and offices in good repair with a farm of land attached The property of Mr. Maxwell. a minor. -
OS1/20/112/23 Parish of Kelton -- [Page] 23 Form 136 Page [ ] Old Military Road 54 - Kelton Hill 53 - Midtown
OS1/20/112/24 HILLHEAD Hillhead Hillhead Hillhead Hillhead Mr William McKeand Mr Alexander Douglas William Lidderdale Esqr Ainslies Map 1820 039 [Situation] 3/8 mile NE [North East] of the village of Rhonehouse. A small farm house of stone [out] offices of wood with a [farm] of 76 acres of land attached & is the property of William [Barber] [Esqr.]
OS1/20/112/24 KELTONHILL Keltonhill Keltonhill Keltonhill Keltonhill Keltonhill Mr William McKeand Mr Alexander Douglas William Lidderdale Esqr Ainslies Map 1820 valuation roll 1819 039 [Situation] 3/8 mile NE. [North East] by E. [East] of the village of Rhonehouse. A Farmhouse and offices [with] a farm of about 120 acres of [land] attached and is the [property] of William Barber Esqr.
OS1/20/112/24 KELTON MILL (Corn) Kelton Mill Kelton Mill Kelton Mill Kelton Mill Mill of Kelton Mr William McKeand Mr Alexander Douglas William Lidderdale Esqr Ainslies Map valuation roll 039 [Situation] 24 chains NNE. [North North East ] of the village of Rhonehouse. A corn mill in good [repair] & the property of Archibald [Maxwell] Esqr of Threave.
OS1/20/112/24 [Page] 24 -- Parish of Kelton Form 136 Page 49 ; 53 - Hillhead 54 - Keltonhill 51 - Kelton Mill (Corn)
OS1/20/112/25 MILL HOUSE Mill House Mill House Mill House Thomas Hutton Alexander McKnaight William Lidderdale Esqr 039 [Situation] About 1/4 mile NNE [North North East] of the village of Rhonehouse. A farm house and offices with about 19 acres of land attached & the property of Archibald Maxwell of Threave Esqr
OS1/20/112/25 MILL BRIDGE Mill Bridge Mill Bridge Mill Bridge Alexander McKnaight Thomas Hutton William Lidderdale Esqr 039 [Situation] 1/4 mile NE. [North East] by N. [North] of the village of Rhonehouse. A small stone bridge of one arch in bad repair & crossing a mill race on the old Military Road leading from Gatehouse to C. [Castle] Douglas. It is a Bridge supported by the Bridge Fund Kept by the gentlemen of the County.-
OS1/20/112/25 MILLBANK Millbank Millbank Millbank John Muirhead Alexander McKnaight William Lidderdale Esqr 039 [Situation] Near the E [East] side of Mill Bridge & 1/4 mile NE [North East] of the village of Rhonehouse. A small Feu upon which John Muirhead has erected a small cottage.-
OS1/20/112/25 Parish of Kelton -- [Page] 25
OS1/20/112/26 LODGE OF KELTON Lodge of Kelton Lodge of Kelton Keltonlodge William Lidderdale Esq. Robert Johnston Ainslies Map 039 [Situation] 3/4 mile north of the village of Rhonehouse. A farm house in good [repair] with office houses attached [the] property of J. Maxwell Esq who resides in Liverpool
OS1/20/112/26 LAMB ISLAND Lamb Island Lamb Island Lamb Island William Lidderdale Esqr. Robert Johnston Ainslies Map 039 [Situation] 1/2 mile NW [North West] by N [North] of the village of Rhonehouse. A small Island in the river Dee a little North of Threave Bridge it is of an [eliptical] form and planted with [Firs]
OS1/20/112/26 THREAVE BANK COTTAGE Threave Bank Cottage Threave Bank Cottage William Lidderdale Esqr Robert Johnston 039 [Situation] At the East side of Threave Bridge. A small dwelling house immediately adjoining [the] East side of Threave [Bridge] from which it derives [its] name. -
OS1/20/112/26 [Page] 26 -- Parish of Kelton Form 136 Page 41 - Lodge of Kelton Page 41 - Lamb Island Page 41 - Threave Bank Cottage
OS1/20/112/27 BROWNIE HILL Brownie Hill Adam McConnal William Geddes. 039 [Situation] About 1/4 mile N. [North] of the village of Rhonehouse. An arable hill [surrounded] by a plantation on the farm of Lodge of Kelton.
OS1/20/112/27 BROWNIEHILL Brownie Hill House Brownhill Browniehills Adam McConnal William Geddes Ainslies Map valuation roll 1819 039 [Situation] About 3/8 mile N. [North] of the village of Rhonehouse. A small thatched [cot] House near the north base of Brownie Hill from which it derives its name.
OS1/20/112/27 LODGE HILL Lodge Hill Lodge Hill Adam McConnal William Geddes 039 [Situation] About 1/4 mile NW. [North West] of the village of Rhonehouse. An arable hill upon the farm Lodge of Kelton from which it takes its name.
OS1/20/112/27 Parish of Kelton -- [page] 27 [Note] Brownie - A spirit, till of late years Supposed to haunt some old houses &c. Dr [Doctor] Jamieson's Scot. [Scottish] Dicty [Dictionary]
OS1/20/112/28 RHONEHOUSE or KELTONHILL', Rhonehouse Ronhouse Rhonehouse Rhonhouse Rhonhouse or Kelton Mill Ronhouse Keltonhill Joseph Train Esq. An old document in possession of Mr Train William Lidderdale Esq Gazetteer of Scotland Ainslies Map valuation roll 1819 List of Fairs Oliver & Boyds Almanac 1848 039 [Situation] In the north side of the Parish of Kelton & about 2 miles S.W. [South West] of Castle Douglas. A small village sometimes called Keltonhill after a large hill in the locality upon which the largest fair & cattle market in the south of Scotland is annually held. The weekly & monthly markets to which the Village owed its rise. have since been transfered to Castledouglas. The fair yet remains and is held in the Village. It has a receiving post office and a population of about 200 inhabitants.
OS1/20/112/28 KELTONHILL Rhonehouse Ronhouse Rhonehouse Rhonhouse Rhonhouse or Kelton Mill Ronhouse Keltonhill Joseph Train Esq. An old document in possession of Mr Train William Lidderdale Esq Gazetteer of Scotland Ainslies Map valuation roll 1819 List of Fair Oliver & Boyds Almanac 1848 039 [Situation] In the north side of the Parish of Kelton & about 2 miles S.W. [South West] of Castle Douglas. A small village sometimes called Keltonhill after a large hill in the locality upon which the largest fair & cattle market in the south of Scotland is annually held. The weekly & monthly markets to which the Village owed its rise. have since been transfered to Castledouglas. The fair yet remains and is held in the Village. It has a receiving post office and a population of about 200 inhabitants.
OS1/20/112/28 [Page] 28 -- Parish of Kelton Form 136 Page 45 - Rhonehouse or Keltonhill [Note] [Raon] A plain A green An upland field &c house an English prefix added Roan (Scot.) [(Scottish)] A congeries of Brushwood &c (See Note Page 29)
OS1/20/112/29 FAIR GREEN Fair Green Fair Green Adam McConnal William Geddes 039 [Situation] About SW. [South West] side of the village of Rhonehouse. A field in the Village of Rhonehouse upon which the annual fair is held. On this place is a trigl. [trigonometrical] Station called by Trig. [Trigonometrical] Party "Kelton Hill"
OS1/20/112/29 Parish of Kelton -- [Page] 29 Page 44 -- Fair Green [Note] The Fair held at this place is (called "Keltonhill-Fair") for Horses and Hiring it is held on the 17th June O. S. [Ordnance Survey] Entry for Rhonehoue is scored through
OS1/20/112/30 LODGE ISLAND Lodge Island Lodge Island Cony Island Robert Johnston William Lidderdale Esq. Ainslies Map 1819 039 [Situation] About 3/4 mile N.W. [North West] of the village of Rhonehouse. A large arable Island of about 60 acres situated in the river Dee it takes its name from belonging to the farm Lodge of Kelton.
OS1/20/112/30 SLATEHOLE Slatehole Slatehole Mr. William McKeand Mr. Alexander Douglas 039 [Situation] 14 chains NE. [North East] by N. [North] of the village of Rhonehouse. Three cottages in bad repair. The property of Mr. John Carter.
OS1/20/112/30 LODGE BRIDGE (Wooden) Lodge Bridge (wooden) Lodge Bridge (wooden) John R. Rae William Gray 039 [Situation] 3/4 mile N [North] by W [West] of Rhonehouse. A wooden bridge over part of the River Dee [leading] from Lodge of Kelton to Lodge Island.
OS1/20/112/30 [Page] 30 -- Parish of Kelton Form 136 Page 40 - Lodge Island Page 56 - Slatehole Lodge Bridge (Wooden)
OS1/20/112/31 [Page] 31 Parish of Crossmichael Plan 39C INDEX Name of objects -- Page Blairmichael -- 34 Cape of Good Hope -- 33 Cape Well -- 33 Goose Isle -- 34 Hunters Hill -- 33
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OS1/20/112/33 CAPE OF GOOD HOPE Cape of Good Hope Cape of Good Hope Cape of Good Hope William Clanaghan John Milligan Thomas Douglas 039 [Situation] About 1 5/8 miles NNE [North North East] of the village of Rhonehouse. A field or spot of arable ground on the farm of Blackpark part of which forms an eminence & projecting into a tract of rough ground
OS1/20/112/33 CAPE WELL Cape Well Cape Well Cape Well William Clanaghan John Milligan Thomas Douglas 039 [Situation] At the south side of Cape of Good Hope. About 1 5/8 miles N.N.E. [North North East] of the village of Rhonehouse. A spring well in the farm of Blackpark near an eminence called Cape of Good Hope.
OS1/20/112/33 HUNTERS HILL Hunters Hill Hunters Hill Hunters Hill Robert Giddies David Giddies William Giddies 039 [Situation] 2 miles NNE [North North East] of Rhonehouse. A hill the surface of which is good arable land. On its summit is a Trigl [Trigonometrical] Station called by Trigl. [Trigonometrical] Party "Black Park"
OS1/20/112/33 Parish of Crossmichael -- [page] 33 Objects Cape of Good Hope Cape Well Hunters Hill
OS1/20/112/33 Words are missing in fold on left hand side.
OS1/20/112/34 GOOSE ISLE Goose Isle Goose Isle Goose Isles James Gordon Robert Murray Ainslies Co. [County] Map [res] 1820 039 [Situation] North of Threave Island. A small tract of ground north of Threave Island it is thinly planted with mixed wood and is liable to flood. It is frequented by Geese in winter season hence the name
OS1/20/112/34 BLAIRMICHAEL Blairmichael Blairmuck Blairmuck William Gordon Esq. Thomas Laurie James Gordon 039 [Situation] 3/8 mile North of Threave Island. For description see Name List for Plan 39 A Page 41
OS1/20/112/34 [Page] 34 Form 136 Page Goose Isle Blairmichael [Note] Mr. Gordon (The proprietor) wishes this hill to be called Blairmichael
OS1/20/112/35 BLACK BRIGGS Mr. James Gordon Threave Mains William [McKenzie] White hill 039 A small stone Bridge with one arch across a small burn. it is a Parish Bridge
OS1/20/112/35 GARDEN HOUSE Mr James Gordon Threave Mains Castle Douglas William McKinna Garden House [Glenlochar] Castle Douglas 039 A House to the left of Black Briggs, it is said by Mr. Gordon that it takes its name from a garden having formerly been attatched to it.
OS1/20/112/35 KENNAN HILL PLANTATION Mr. James Gordon Threave Mains Castle Douglas William McKinna Garden House [Glenlochar] Castle Douglas 039 A Plantation consisting of Birch & Oak
OS1/20/112/35 List of Names collected by William Hogan CA [Civilian Assistant] -- 1st Examiner -- [page] 35 Parish of Balmaghie Received Name -- Object Black Briggs - Bridge Garden House - House Kennan Hill Plantation - Plantation
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OS1/20/112/36 BARNBOARD WOOD William Irvine Barnboard Castle [Douglas] William McKinn Black [--] Castle [Douglas] William [McKenzie] White hill Castle [Douglas] 039 A large wood consisting of Beech Fir & Oak, situated on the farm of Barnboard and about ten chains to the right of the road leading from Castle Douglas to [Louriestown] and about ten chains from Barnbord Station, the property of Admiral Gordon
OS1/20/112/36 [Page] 36 -- List of Names collected by William Hogan C.A [Civilian Assistant] -- 1st Examiner Plan 39C Trace 1 Parish of Balmaghie Object Barnboard Wood - Wood
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OS1/20/112/37 RINGLAN BRIDGE William Irvin Barnboard via Castle Douglas 039 A small Bridge built of stone with one arch.
OS1/20/112/37 KENNAN HILL James Gordon Threave Mains 039 A small hill planted with mixed wood, chiefley oak, the property of Mr. Gordon, Minister at Twynholme
OS1/20/112/37 AIKEY HILL Robert Johnston Netherhall James [Gordon] Threave Mains 039 An eminence in the centre of an arable field with a knowe upon its summit from which it is said the covenanter's minister addressed his followers at the time of the prohibation of that [--]
OS1/20/112/37 List of Names collected by William Hogan c/a [civilian assistant] -- 1st Examiner -- [page] 37 Parish of Balmaghie [Plan] 39C Objects Ringlan Bridge - Bridge Kennan Hill - Hill Aikey Hill - a small eminence in an arable field
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