List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
CARMUNNOCK [village] Carmunnock
Old & New Statistical Accounts of the Parish
Rev. [Reverend] Mr Horne Minister of the Parish
Post Office Directory
Chalmers' Caledonia
010.15 A very irregular built little village in a Parish of the same name in Lanarkshire, It ocntains a population of about 350 inhabitants the male portion of whom are employed as Weavers, and agricultural labourers _
Mr Henderson late Minister of the Parish & writer of the New Statistical account, says it derives its name from the Gaelic words "Caer Mannock" which signifys the "Monks Fort" while Mr Galloway (whom the present Minister considers the best authority) says it is derived from the Scandinavian or Celtic "Caer" a Castle or Fort & "Manoch" a common word in Scotland signifying "moor" "The Castle in the Moor". Mr Galloway is considered a first rate linguist, his address is 21 Bath St [Street] Glasgow_

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County of Lanark -- Parish of Carmunnock

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