List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
SHAWS ( In Ruin) Shaws (in Ruins)
Shaws (in Ruins)
Shaws (in Ruins)
Mr James Laird
Robert Salmon Esqr
Estate Map
002.13 The ruins of a small farm steading the property of Major Darroch, when the 'Shaws Water Cos. [Companies] Great Reservoir' was formed the greater part of the arable land of this farm was covered, the houses were then allowed to fall in ruins, and the remainder of the land joined to the farm of Killochend
Robert Salmond
Mr. James Laird Tenant
Estate Map
002.13 A small farm Steading at the North Eastern end of the SW Cos. [Shaws Water Companies] Great Reservoir the property of Major Darroch.
GREAT RESERVOIR OR LOCH THOM Shaws Water Co. [Companies] Great Reservoir
Loch Thom
Shaws Water Great Reservoir
James Crawford Esqr.
Robert Salmon Esqr
Mr. Morrison Manager
002.13 An extensive Reservoir about 2 Miles North from the Town of Greenock, belonging to the 'Shaws Water Co. [Company]' and formed for the purpose of supplying water power to drive the machinery of the various Mills at that Town. The water, on leaving this Reservoir enters a smaller one from which an Aqueduct leads to Greenock. The people in the locality, almost unversally, call it Loch Thom, from the name of the Engineer that laid it off.

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