List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
Castlefern Water, Dalry Castlefern Water John Maclellan N.S Knocksting
W. Grierson N. Lochrennie.
A considerable sized stream rising by the confluence of a few small streams on the farms of Knockstig and Troston, it forms the boundary between the counties of Dumfries and Kirkcudbright, its course is very oblique taking a direction to the S. E. [South East] until its influx with with Black mark Burn, then they obtain the name of Cairn Water, it is picturesque passing through precipitous Glens covered with wood which renders the Scenes romantic

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Plan 10.C. Pte. [Private] John E. Daveran RSAM [Royal Sappers and Miners] 1st. Examiner

John E. Daveran
Decr. [December] 22nd. 1849

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