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List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
GARRAINIE Grannie
Grannie
Garrainie
Garrany
Garrainie
Garrainie
Samuel Good
Henry Johnstone
John McCaul n.s.
Ainslies Map 1820
Thomas McCaul
Richard Coats
015 [Situation] About 7/8 mile N.W. by W. [North West by West] of Earlston Castle.
The Site of a Small Hamlet on [the estate] of Knocknalling. It formerly [consisted] of 7 or 8 houses, but now nothing [of it] remains only with the exception [of the] ruins of two houses. It is not [known] in this locality how it got the [name]. Tradition Says these old houses were [founded] by Earl of Bothwell to accommodate his hunters & Dogs during the period he was residing in Earlston Castle.
CARSFAD Carsphad
Carsphad
Carsphad
Carsfad
Carsfad
Carsfad
Carsfad
William Hannay N.S.
Samuel Good N.
John McCaul N.S.
Ainslies Map 1820
Wiliam Hastings
Andrew Mooney
Robert Coats
015 [Situation] About 3/4 mile N.W. [North West] of Earlston Castle.
A farm house in good repair [with] out houses and a farm of land containing of about ....acres of which is Moor-land and a [considerable] portion of it Arable. The [property] of William Forbes Esqr. of Callender. A little to the North of this house is a Trigl. [Trigonometrical] Station Called by Trigl. [Trigonometrical] Party ["Carsphad"] it is Situated on the Side of the Public Road leading from New Galloway to Carsephairn and Dalmellington.

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Parish of Kells

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Page 53 Garainie
50 Carsfad

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