List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
Corner TicKet
Inscriptn. [Inscription] on Lamps
Mr. Inglis
Post Office Directory
[situation] At the SW. [South West] side of the City of Edinburgh.
This name applies to a scattered village at the SW. [South West] side of the City of Edinburgh & on the road from Biggar. The houses along the road are chiefly one story high & occupied by work people. There are also several handsome cottages and villas. At the North end of the village there is a church & at the SW. [South West] side is the Royal Edinburgh Assylum for the insane.

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Parish of St. Cuthbert

How far N, [North] & S, [South] does the
village extend?

As the name is not in Capitals on
sheet 50, but on sheet 46 - The
Descriptive remarks should be in
that book (46) - or - on whatever
sheet the name is to appear in Capitals
the Descriptive remarks should be
inserted in the Namelist for that
See the Namelist for sheet 46 - page 12. -
O.M.O. [Ordnance Mapping Office]

Transcriber's notes

This Name Book refers to Edinburgh 1852 - Sheet 50
OS large scale Scottish town plans, 1847-1895 - Scale: 1:1056

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