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List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
KINCLAVEN [parish] Kinclaven
Kinclaven
Kinclaven
Kinclaven
Kinclaven
Kinclaven
Kinclaven
Kinclaven
Kinclaven
Kinclaven
Kinclaven
Kinclaven
Old Stat: [Statistical] Account
New Stat: [Statistical] Account
Fullarton's Gazetteer
Sheriff's Returns
County Directory
Valuation Roll
Johnstone's County Map
Revd [Reverend] Mr Ross Ph [Parish] Minister
Oliver and Boyd's Almanac
Johnstone's Coy [County] Map
Earl of Mansfield K.T. [Knight of the Order of the Thistle]
Estate Plans.
063 ; 073 ; 074 "The name of this parish seems to be derived from the three Celtic words, Caen, a head or headland; Cil or Kil a church or churchyard; and avon, a flowing stream or river, - which is an etymology perfectly descriptive of the local circumstances on the north-east corner of the parish. The parish is bounded on the north by the River Tay, dividing it from Caputh parish: on the east and south by the same river dividing it from Cargill; on the South-west and west, by the parishes of Auchtergaven and Little Dunkeld. The River Tay circles round more than one half of its whole frontier, coming in on the north-west, flowing in large and sweeping sinuosities round the north, receiving the Isla on the north-east, and leaving the parish on the south. Just before leaving the parishit forms a cascade, and falls into a very deep Linn, called the "Linn of Campsie", containing great quantities of excellent salmon. The surface rises gently from the Tay, and is diversified with rising ground all accessible to the plough, and of inconsiderable elevation. Airntully situated in the south-west, And an Antiquated place is the only village in the parish. Two or three hamlets

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