List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
MILL BURN Mill Burn.
Mill Gill.
Forest's Co. Maps.
John Marshall, West Mauchan.
William Graham, Gamekeeper.
Thomas Anderson, Inspector of Poor.
Robert Hamilton, Collector and Road Surveyor.
Robert. Donald. Skellyton.
Estate Maps
018.11 This burn rises in the upper part of the parish between "Loch head" and "Millburn" and after flowing between the lands of "Skellyton" and "Cornsilloch" enters the river Clyde a short distance from the Lanark and Glasgow Turn Pike road
SKELLYTON Skellyton Valuation Roll.
Rent Roll.
Estate Map.
Forest's Co. Map.
Occupier's Carts.
R. Graham, Factor.
J. Litster Ass: Factor.
Invoices of coal works.
J. Miller Int: Strathaven
018.11 A superior farm Steading the property of his Grace The Duke Of Hamilton.
This name and it's contrastions are used to many objects in the neighbourhood, ie "Skelly Grill" "Skelly Burn" and "Skelly Bridge".
Whatever may have been the origin of this name , the mode of spelling used by the propietor's agents is generally adopted

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