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List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
MURDER MOSS Murder Moss
Murder Moss
James Brack, Farmer
James Sword, Bowden
Thomas Smail, Whitmuirhall
013.03 This name applies to an extensive tract of marshy land, situated on the farm of Clarilawmuir - a little to the North of the Main road from Newton to Selkirk - proprietor the Duke of Roxburgh.
Origin of this Name not Known.
MURDERMOSS ISLAND Murdermoss Island
Murdermoss Island
James Brack, Clarilawmuir
James Sword, Bowden
Thomas Smail, Whitmuirhall
013.03 This name applies to a Small Island Situated in Murder Moss on the farm of Clarilawmuir.
the Surface of which is arable.
(Origin of the name not known).

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Sheet 13 No. 3
Parish of Bowden
Names described by C/A [Civil Assistant] Kelly.

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