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OS1/20/97/12

List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
KIRKLAND Kirkland
Kirkland
Kirkland
Kirkland
Thomas Rae
Thomas Jamieson
Peter Stroyan
Valun [Valuation Roll 1819
035 [Situation] 1/4 mile N E by N. [North East by North] of the Parish Church of Minnigaff
A farm house offices in good Repair with a large farm of land attached on the estate of Lady Heron Maxwell of Heron. on this farm is a Trig [Trigonometrical] Station called by the Trig: [Trigonometrical] party "Kirklang"
GALLOWS TREE Gallows Tree
Gallows Tree
John Rae
Peter Stroyan
035 [Situation] About 18 chains N. [North] of Minnigaff Church
A large old sycamore tree on the farm of Kirkland on a branch of which Mr Rae says that a man hanged himself many years ago. hence the name.
MANSE Manse
Manse
Manse
Manse
Peter Stroyan
John Rae
Revd. [Reverend] Michael Johnston
Ainslies map revd [revised] 1820
035 [Situation] 8 chains NW by W [North West by West] of the Parish Church of Minnigaff
A neat and commodious dwelling house two stories high the residence of Revd. [Reverend] Michael Johnston Minister of Minnigaff and situated about 8 chains NW [North West] from the church. It is neatly ornamented with pleasure grounds and has a good garden and a Small portion of land attached.

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