List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
WELLGATE Walligate
John Scott
Walter Wilson
Mr Kedie
Fullarton's Imperial Gazetteer
025.07 [Situation] To the N.E. [North East] of Mill Path
A parish Road extending from the junction of the Back Dam Gate and the Cross Wynd to the junction of the Braid & Cross Roads
This name is a corruption of "Wellgate", the road to the Well - the principal Well about Hawick is at the south end of this road.

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[Page] 71
Town of Hawick
Sheet 25.7 9. Trace No.3.

Note - Jamieson does not recognise Wally or Walli - a well. -
It seems improper the Scotch for a well being "Wale".

[signed] Owen Barrett

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