List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
Sir Adam Hay Bart [Baronet] Kingsmeadows
Mr R Buchan Factor Hayston
J Blackwood Esqr Banker Peebles
013 [situation] About ½ mile West from Peebles

This is the estate of Smithfield which comprises the farms of Eshiels, Soonhope, And Little Ormiston - A considerable portion of this estate is laid out in Wood, (Glentress Forest) And a tract of it is good Sheep pasturage the remainder is Arable and meadow land. It gives the title of Hay of Smithfield to the representative of that family. The old Castle or mansion house of this estate Stood where Venlaw House now Stands - that portion of the estate being now Comprised under the Venlaw Property.

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