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OS1/22/2/18

List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
STONE COFFINS AND HUMAN BONES FOUND HERE A.D. 1845 [Shion Hillock (Tumulus)] Stone Coffins and Human Bones found here A.D.1845
Stone Coffins and Human Bones found here A.D.1845
Stone Coffins and Human Bones found here A.D.1845
Stone Coffins and Human Bones found here A.D.1845
Stone Coffins and Human Bones found here A.D.1845
Alexander Rose Midfleenas
Duncan McDonald Achavrate
Alexander Davidson New Achamore
Peter Balfour Shenval
William Grigor Esqr.
005 In excavations made a few years since on the summit of it by Dr Greig of Nairn there were stone coffins and a quantity of human bones found in the year 1845
TOM FADE Tom Fade
Tom Fade
Tom Fade
Tom Fade
Tom Fade
Alexander Rose Midfleenas
Duncan McDonald Achavrate
Alexander Davison New Achamore
Peter Balfour Shenval
William Grigor Esqr. Elgin
005 A small hill of cultivated ground on the East side of the Muckle Burn means the Long Knoll
TUMULUS [Shion Hillock] Tumulus called Shion Hilloch
Tumulus called Shion Hilloch
Tumulus called Shion Hilloch
Tumulus called Shion Hilloch
Tumulus called Shion Hilloch
Alexander Rose Midfleenas
Duncan McDonald Achavrate
Alexander Davidson New Achamore
Peter Balfour Shenval
William Grigor Esqr.
005 An artificial mound or Tumulus A short distance to the North of Tomfade and on the east of the Muckle burn it is about thirty feet high and is composed of Earth In excavations made a few years since on the summit of it by Dr Greig of Nairn there were stone coffins and a quantity of human bones found in the year 1845
SHION HILLOCK 005

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Co. [County] of Nairn -- Parish of Ardclach

Transcriber's notes

Tumulus called Shion Hilloch - written beneath this entry in 1st column - Old English

At the end of this page, after the entry for Tom Fade there is a scored out entry for the Muckle Burn saying "see page 7" and with a scored out description as follows:- "This Burn has its source in the South West of the parish and flows in a North Eastern direction nearly parallel to the Findhorn it enters the sea at Dalpotty near the mouth of the Findhorn

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