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OS1/12/10/27

List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
RIVER FINDHORN River Findhorn
River Findhorn
River Findhorn
William Brodie Esqr. Brodie by Forres
Rev. [Reverend] John McEwan, Manse, Dyke
Mr Alexander Paxton, Schoolmaster, Dyke
005; 010 A river which rises in the Monadhliath Mountains above Strathdearn through which it passes, leaving the County of Inverness in which it rises and entering the County of Nairn at the Streens. It passes through a portion of the County Nairn and enters The County of Elgin near the village of Relugas and after a course of about sixty miles it enters the Findhorn Bay near the village of Findhorn It forms the Boundary of the Parish of Dyke and Moy for about four miles. Its course through Strathdearn is a gently running stream through a well cultivated Highland district through Nairn to within about eight miles of its mouth it is a wild stream running between steep & high rocky Banks, the lower portion is through a well cultivated country.

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Ph [Parish] of Dyke and Moy -- Co [County] Elgin

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