List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
MANXMAN'S LAKE Manxman's Lake
Manxman's Lake
- Moore Factor to E [Earl] of Selkirk
S Kissock Parkgate
050 A considerable Bay Est of River Dee, it is a kind of clay bottom, is dry at low water but affords an excellent Anchorage for Vessels of small tonnage. It extends from extreme point of Parkgate to St Mary's Isle - Some years ago smuggling from the Isle of Man was carried on here to a great extent hence the name of Bay.

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List of Names collected by Jarvis Coe Pte RS&M [Private Royal Sappers & Miners] 1st Examiner
Manxman's Lake Trace 8 Bay Kirkcudbright
[Signed] J Coe
RS&M {Royal Sappers & Miners]
30th March 1849

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