List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
BLOOD STRAND Bloodstrand Burn Bloodstrand Burn BloodStrand Bloodstrand J. Neilson
Joseph Anderson
Rev J. Crockett Mr J Johnston
033 A small stream or burn having its rise on the farm of Killymingan and running in a S. [south] Easterly direction to its confluence with Kirkgunzeon Lane. It is traditionally said by some that a battle had been fought near its source & that the stream ran red with blood for the space of 3 days.
BRANNETRIGG Branetrigg Branetrigg Brannetrigg Brannetrigg Brandedrig
A Austin William Thomson Rev. [Reverend] J. Crockett W.J. Johnston Ainslies Map 1829 Valn. [Valuation] Roll modern Mr Williamson Mr Neilson 033 A farm house and out houses in good repair, with a farm of land attached. Occupied by William Thomson, The property of W.C. Maxwell Esq. [Esquire] of Terregles.
A. Austin
William Thomson
Ainslies Map 1820
033 A small range of cottages on the farm of Byrecroft they are occupied by Labourers

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Page Heading - Parish of Kirkgunzeon

Under Situation for Butterhole is written "1 mile N. [North] by West of Kirkgunzeon village"
Under Situation for Brannetrigg is written "7/8 mile N. [North] by W. [West] of Kirkgunzeon "
Under Situation for Blood Strand is written "Running S. [South] Easterly to its junction with Kirkgunzeon Lane, about 3/8 mile N. by W. [North by West] of Kirkgunzeon Village "

Comment in red under Brannetrigg - "Branded or Brannit having a reddish brown colour as if singed by fire. Rigg A ridge. Jamieson"
Comment in red under Bloodstrand - "A rivulet Jamieson"

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