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List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
MALTHOUSE BURN Malthouse Burn
Malthouse Burn
Malthouse Burn
Malthouse Burn
Malthouse Burn
J. T. Dunn Esqr
William Freer Esqr
William Tait Esqr
Allan Freer Esqr
Revd [Reverend] William Murray Minister Melrose Ph. [Parish]
008.05 A Small rivulet, having its rise on the farm of Dingleton Mains, on the west side of the Eildons its principal course is northeast, And passing through the Small village of Dingleton, the east end of Melrose, And empties itself into the Mill lead - between the latter. And Newstead - This Stream is Commonly Called "Matty's Burn" being a contraction of its proper name -

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[Page] 218
Melrose Parish -- Sheet 8-5 -- Trace 1 etc
John McCabe

[Notes St Mary's, name scored out] -- not on Plan
Not written in Plan : not being
Considered of Sufficient importance

[Spelling] -- St. Mary's
St. Mary's
St. Mary's
St. Mary's
St. Mary's

[Authorities] -- Miss Phin, Owner & Occupier
J. T. Dunn Esqr
William Freer Esqr
Allan Freer Esqr
Revd [Reverend] William Murray Minister Melrose Ph. [Parish]

[Description] -- A neat two Storied house in which is Kept, a Boarding School for yound Ladies - there is a garden, and Small outhouses detached - It is Situated in Dingleton - And is the property of the Occupier Miss Phin -

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