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List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
HAMEL HILL Hamel Hill
Hamel Hill
Hamel Hill
John Ord McKenzie Esqr. Rev.[Reverend] Dr.[Doctor] Aiton Mr John Smith 027.08 A prominent knoll, partly planted, at the E [East] base of White Hill. Property of John Ord McKenzie.
MARCH BURN March Burn
March Burn
March Burn
March-burn
John Ord McKenzie Esqr. Rev.[Reverend] Dr.[Doctor] Aiton Mr John Smith
Statistical Acct. [Account] of Lanarkshire
027.03 A small stream which rises between Black Mount and Newholm Hill, and after a short course falls into S.[South] Medwin a short distance N [North] of Capernaum, it formed a portion of the boundary between the parishes of Dolphinton & Walston prior to the erection of the Stone fence adjacent to it, hence its name.
WHITE HILL White Hill
Roberton Hill
Roberton Hill
Roberton Hill
John Ord McKenzie Esqr. Rev.[Reverend] Dr.[Doctor] Aiton
Alexander Cunningham Esqr.
Mr John Smith
027.03 A round and very prominent hill producing excellent pasture, and affording a striking contrast to the neighbouring hill - Black Mount - from which circumstance it has probably derived its name. Property of John Ord McKenzie Esqr.

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Parish of Dolphinton

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Written across columns 2 & 3 -
This Hill is known by both names in the locality but Roberton Hill is the most prevailing name. The proprietor has been consulted and his mode has been adopted.

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