List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
ST OSWALD'S WELL St Oswalds'well
St Oswalds'well
St Oswalds'well
Reverend Mr Red Rae Strathaven
William Hamilton Strutherhead
John Cochran West Struther
030.04 This is very commonly called St Oswan's well which seems to be corruption of St Oswald's well. It is a delightful spring none equal to it in the parish a considerable stream of very pure water flows from it. It is situated near a small farm house called Chapel. It takes its name from a British saint of the seventh century to whom it and a chapel which once stood near were dedicated. The site of the chapel is not now known. It was dependent on the priory of Lesmahagow. Chartulary of the Abbey of Kelso.

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County of Lanark--Parish of Avondale

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