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List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
SOUTHERNESS POINT Southerness Point Robert Hunter n&S Southerness
John Hyslop n& S Mainsriddle
047 A headland projecting into the North Side of the Solway it is of A Triangular Shape low And flat. And within the tide MarK is bounded by flat rocKs And Bolders. And the tide MarK on the extreme point of it Stands A Lighthouse, It got the given name from the Supposition that it was the Most Southern point of Land in Scotland And which it is nearly Supposed to be it is Commonly, when SpoKen of, And Sometimes in writing Call'd Saturoness - i.e A contraction of the Given Name .- Yet the one given is the Correct one. -

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Plan 47 C -- List of Names collected by Thomas Smith C/ Asst [Civilian Assistant]

Object - Southerness Point - A headland

Thomas Smith C/A [Civilian Assistant]
27th. September 1850

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