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List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
LILLIESLEAF [parish] Lilliesleaf, Parish. The County Map
Fullerton's Gazetter
New Statisticalaccount
Chambers Caledonia
013; 014; 019; 020 The name of the parish of Lilliesleaf is plainly a corruption of Lilliescliff, which appears, from record, to have been the ancient appellation. Some of the Cliffs, which form the rugged, and steep banks of the Ale Water, near the site of the Village, received, as doubt, the name of Lilliescliff, from some person, who cannot now be traced. It is bounded to the North, by Bowden & Selkirk (Part of); on the West, by Ashkirk; on the South, by Wilton; on the South East, by Minto; & on the East, by Ancrum. This parish seems to have had its full share in the predatory warfare of the borders, from which it is distant at the nearest point about 12 miles. of this, the number of Fortalices, [Continued on Page 2]

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Parish of Lilliesleaf
[Signed] W Beatty C.A. [Civilian Assistant]

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