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List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
BELL'S CROFT Bellscroft
Bellscroft
Bellscroft
Revd. [Reverend] Mr. Goodall Dron
Mr. Martin Schoolmaster Dron
Valn. [Valuation] Roll 1857-8
110 [Situation] In the northern portion of the parish.
This name refers to a small piece of land (about 7¾ Acres) adjoining the Ch. [Church] yard of Dron bequeathed by a Mr. Bell (hence it's name) formerly a minister of Dron Ph. [Parish] to the [support] of a Divinity Student who must study at St. Andrews. It was first to go to the son of a clergyman, 2nd. to the son of a burgher of Perth or failing these to the most deserving stu[dent] in the university, the son of a clergyman having always the preference. The awarding [of] this benefit is vested in the Presbytery of Perth.
[Signed] Thomas Dudgeon
Sergt. R.E. [Sergeant Royal Engineers]

Continued entries/extra info

[Page] 10

Ph. [Parish] Dron -- Trace 3. Sheet 100 No. 10.

Welwood's Grave (Continued)
[continued from page 9]
this, according to the present accepta[nce]
of the word, was not, it seems the case.
The inscriptions on the Tombstone are th[us:]

South face
"Here lyes a follower of the Lamb
Throu' many tribulations came,
For long time of his christian race,
Was presented from place to place,
A Scottish Prophet here behold
Judgement & Mercy he fortold
The gospel banner did display
Condemned the Sins of that sad day
And valiantly for truth contended
Until by death his days were ended.

North face
HERE LYES THE REV-
ERAND MR JOHN WEL-
WOOD MINISTER OF
THE GOSPEL IN THE CHU-
RCH OF SCOTLAND
WHO DYED AT PERTH
APRILE 1679 ABOUT
THE 30 YEAR OF HIS
AGE.


[Note below Bell's Croft:]
Croft A piece of ground
adjoining a house
Jamieson's Dicty. [Dictionary]
It is evident from the application of the above name
that it should be written as two words, viz. Bell's Croft

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