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List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
BIRKS CAIRN Birk's Cairn Mr. Forbes Laverlaw
Andrew Burnet Highland Shiel
017 [Situation] South of Yellow Mire Hill.
This is the remains of a circular pile or heap of Stones, on the Summit of a hill S.W. [South West] of the Yellow Mire. It is said to be a place where a man of the name of Birk or Birch was buried, he having been found dead on the hill, and was supposed to have been murdered.

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Parish of Traquair (Detd. [Detached]) -- Sheet 17 No 7 Trace 2

[Signed]
James Carpenter C. Asst. [Civilian Assistant]
31st. January 1857

[Signed]
R. Stotherd
Capt. Rl. Engrs. [Captain Royal Engineers]
30th. April 1858.

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