List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
POLVADDOCK BURN Polvaddock Burn James Wilson n&s Lorg Carsphairn
John Seaton n & s
of Lorg Carsphairn
William Maxwell Dalton Esqr. Thornhill Agent of the Drumlanrig Estate
003 A Considerable Sized Stream having its Source on the farm of Polvaddock, (hence the name,) and flowing in a South Easterly direction receives Pot Burn and the three Burns Called Pullosh Sykes and joines Fortypenny Burn, they then loose their names and become the Waters of Ken
THE RIG The Rig James Wilson n& s Lorg Carsphairn
John Seaton n & s
Lorg Carsphairn
003 A long low Hill on the farms of Polvaddock and PulsKeoch, hence the name, the Surface of which is rough pasture interspersed with a few rock the Boundary between the Shires of Dumfries and Ayr goes over its Summit.

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List of Names Collected by John Bray C A [Civilian Assistant] 1st Examiner
Plan 3A Trace 1
Parish of Dalry
Polvaddock Burn - A Stream
The Rig - A Hill

[Signed] John Bray C/a [Civilian Assistant] Novr . [November] 19th. 1849

Note, The farm on which this
burn gathers and also derives
its name from, has not a farm
house nor even the ruins of one.
therefore it may be requisite to write
the name across the farm, if So
I have shown the extent of it in pencil
but on Traces 1& 2. [J.B.]

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