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List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
MOCHRUM Mochrum
Mochrum
Meickle Mochrum
Mochrum
Gordon Black
James Moffat
Ainslie's Map, 1820
map of property
025 [Situation] 1 1/2 Miles W.N.W. [West North West] of Merkland farm house.
A large and substantially built farm house, 2 stories in height, with out houses all in good repair and a farm of land attached Occupied by James Moffat the property of the Hon. [Honourable] Mrs. Young, of Lincluden near Dumfries.
POUNDLAND MOOR Poundland Moor
Poundland Moor
Pundland
Poundland
Gordon Black
James Moffat
Ainslie's Map, 1820
Valn [Valuation] Roll, modern
025 [Situation] 1/2 Miles West of Merkland farm house.
A tolerably sized tract of Moorland on the farm of Poundland hence the name.
POUNDLAND HILL Poundland Hill
Poundland Hill
Gordon Black
James Moffat
025 [Situation] 1 5/8 Miles W [West] by S. [South] of Merkland farm house.
A small hill on the far of Poundland, its surface consists of heathy pasture.

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Parish of Parton -- [page] 15

Objects
Mochrum
Poundland Moor
Poundland Hill

[Note under Mochrum] See etymology page 4. Note - The name Mochrum was referred to Corpl [Corporal] Quin (who examined this trace) to know if this should be called Meikle Mochrum He states that it is known by "Mochrum" only, in the locality. - not Meikle Mochrum.
[Note under Poundland Hill] Poundland perhaps so called after the valuation as [Monkland] &c.

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