List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
TAIN [municipal burgh] Tain
Mr G.T. Munro, Town Clerk.
E.H. Matheson, esq, Collector of Taxes
William Ross, esq, Agent British Linen Company Bank
Revd. [Reverend] L. Rose, Parish Minister.
Commissioners Report on Burgh Boundaries 1832.
041 The Municipal Burgh of Tain is coextensive with the Boundary of the Parliamentary Burgh of Tain: its limits are defined as follows:- From St Marys Well on the north west of the town in a straight line through the Ravens Well to a point five hundred yards beyond the same; thence in a straight line drawn due south east to the Scotsburn Road; thence in a straight line drawn due east to the Inverness Road; thence in a straight line drawn due north east to the River of Tain; thence down the River of Tain to the point at which the same joins the sea; thence along the sea shore to St. Marys Well. Tain unites with Dingwall, Cromarty, Dornoch, Wick, and Kirkwall in sending a member to parliament. The Municipal Parliamentary Burgh of Tain contains about [6530] statute acres.

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County of Ross -- Municipal Burgh of Tain, in the parish of Tain.

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