West Lothian volume 09

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OS1/34/9/1 [page] 1 INDEX Names of Objects -- Pages Bathgate Ph. [Parish] -- [3] Armadale Pit No. 3 (Coal & Ironstone) -- 5 Armadale -- 12 Armadale Store -- 20 Barbaurbauchlaw Burn -- 7 Boghead House -- 17 Bathville Pit (Coal & Ironstone) -- 19 Bathville Row -- 19 Bathville -- 22 Colin Burn -- 5 Colinshiel Store -- 6 Colinshiel -- 8 Colinshiel Coal Work -- 9 Cappers Pit No. 1 (Coal & Ironstone) -- 25 Cappers Pit No. 2 Coal & Ironstone -- 25 Cappers Plantation -- 30 Drum -- 40 Fallside -- 15 Hardhill -- 15 Hardhill Pit No. 1 Coal & Ironstone -- 20 Middlerigg -- 10 Oak Bank -- 10 Polkemmet Rows -- 27 Polkemmet Cottage -- 27 River Almond -- 40 Snab -- 28 Springfield -- 28 Stepends -- 41 Tarrereoch -- 19 Trees -- 29 Torbane -- 29 Torbanehall -- 31 Torbane Pit No. 2 (Coal & Ironstone) -- 33 Torbane Pit No. 3 Coal & Ironstone -- 33 Torbanehill Mains -- 35 Tippethill -- 36 Torbanehill House -- 37 Torbanehill Pit No. 8 (Coal & Ironstone) -- 39 Torbanehill -- 37 Torbanehill Pit No. 4 (Coal & Ironstone) -- 40 Torbanehill Pit No. 5 (Coal & Ironstone) -- 40 Whitockbrae -- 6 Wester Hardhill -- 11 Wester Middlerigg -- 13 Whiteside -- 24 West Mains -- 31 Monkland Railway Boghead and Cowdenhead Branch -- 24
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OS1/34/9/3 PARISH OF BATHGATE Parish of Bathgate 009 See Name Book Sheet 9 No. 6
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OS1/34/9/5 ARMADALE PIT Armadale Coalpit Mr. Alexander Bell Whitockbrae Mr. Johnson Bathville 009 [situation] About 26 Chains N E. [North East] of Armadale This name applies to a Coal pit on the Armadale estate. Out Of which is taken Gass Coal, Coal & Iron Stone. The machinery is driven by Steam of six Horse power & depth of Shaft 10 fathom. Its Tenanted by Messrs. Buttery & Murray Monklan Coal & Iron Co. [Company] And on the property of Mr. Denison Banker Glasgow
OS1/34/9/5 COLIN BURN Colin Burn Colin Burn Mr. Alexander Bell Mr. Bishop Colinsheild 009 [situation] Runs into Barbauchlaw Burn about 32 Chains N by W [North by West] of Armadale. This name is given to a small Stream running in a northerly direction from the Bridge on the Road leading from Bathgate to Blackness until it joins the Barbauchlaw Burn.
OS1/34/9/5 [page] 5 Parish of Bathgate -- Sheet 9 -- Plan 5 -- Trace 1
OS1/34/9/6 WHITOCKBRAE Whitockbrae Whitockbrae Wheatock brae Mr. Alexander Bell Farmer & Occr. [Occupier] Mr. James Bishop Store Keeper at Colinshields Forrest's Co. [County] Map 009 [situation] About ½ mile north of Armadale A Moderate Sized farm house One Storey high & slated, with out offices including a thrashing machine, with an arable farm of 100 Acres, Scotch, attached Its the property of the deceased Mr. Sandlens - occupied by Alexander Bell
OS1/34/9/6 COLINSHIEL STORE Colinshield Store Colinshield Store Colinshield Mr. James Bishop Store Keeper Mr. Alexander Bell Whitockbrae Forrest's Co. [County] Map 009 [situation] About 35 chains NE by N. [North East by North] of Armadale This name applies to a Provision Store belonging to Shotts Co. [Company] for the accommodation of the Men employed on the Works. Also a row of dwelling houses. inhabited by Colliers. with a Smithy attached. Its Tenanted by Shotts. Co. [Company] & on the property of the deceased, Mr. Sandlens
OS1/34/9/6 [page] 6 Parish of Bathgate -- Sheet 9 -- Plan 5 -- Trace 1 [Note] -- See Spelling of Colinshiel farm &. Colinshiel Coal Works
OS1/34/9/7 BARBAUCHLAW BURN Barbauchlaw Burn See Name Sheets for Sheet 8 No. 11 Ph. [Parish of] Torphichen
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OS1/34/9/8 COLINSHIEL Colinshiel Colinshiel Colinshiel Colinshield Colinshield Colinshield Mr. Miln Farmer Rent Receipts Mr. Waugh Mr. Alexander Bell Whitockbrae Mr. John Russill Foreman (at Couston Coal Pit) Forrest's Co. [County] Map 009 [situation] About ¾ mile NE by E [North East by East] of Armadale A Small farm house one Storey high & slated with out offices including a thrashing Machine with An arable Farm attached. Its tenanted by Shotts Iron. Co. [Company] & occupied by Mr. John Russill Foreman at Couston Coal Pit. And is the property of Mr. Sandlens (deceased) But Under Messrs. Gibson Craig etc etc Trustees - Edinbr [Edinburgh] Trustees - Edinburgh
OS1/34/9/8 [page] 8 Parish of Bathgate -- Sheet 9 -- Plan 5 -- Trace 2
OS1/34/9/9 COLINSHIEL COAL WORKS Colinshiel Coal Works Colinshiel Coal Works Colinshiel Coal Works Mr. Waugh Farmer Middlerig Mr. Milne Farmer Collinsheil Mr. John Wilson Armadale New. Stat. Acct. [Statistical Account] 009 [situation] About ½ mile N.E. by N. [North East by North] of Armadale This name applies to three Pits on the Farm of Colinshiel in which Coal and Ironstone Are found And Are extensively worKed by the Shotts Iron Company who have the farm of Colinshiel And Minerals taKen from the Proprietor, Mr. Sandilands This is the most proper name as applying to these pits, in fact they are not Known by any other names to the inhabitants of the Surrounding District
OS1/34/9/9 [page] 9 Parish of Bathgate -- Sheet 9 -- No. 5 -- Trace 2
OS1/34/9/10 OAK BANK Oak Bank Oak Bank Oak Bank Mr. Waugh Middlerigg Mr. Milne Colinshiel Forrest's Co. Map 009 [situation] About a mile E.N E. [East North East] of Armadale A small arable Hill part on the farm of Middlerigg And part on the farm of Easton. It is supposed this Hill was covered with a Plantation or Wood of OaK trees at one time from which Circumstance it has derived its name some small stunted OaK trees are still growing on t [the] Hill
OS1/34/9/10 MIDDLERIG Middlerig Middlerig Mr. Waugh Middlerig Mr. Milne Colinshiel 009 [situation] About 1 1/8 miles E by N. [East by North] of Armadale A farm house with offices Vegetable garden and farm attached occupied by Mr. Waugh, Farmer and property of the Earl of Hopetoun
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OS1/34/9/11 WESTER HARDHILL Wester Hardhill Wester Hardhill Little Hardhill Mr. John Wilson Armadale Mr. Rennie Toll Keeper Armadale Forrest's Co. [County] Map 009 [situation] About 3/8 mile SE by E [South East by East] from Armadale. This name applies to a row of cottages one story high at one time used as a farm steading but at present occupied by Colliers - they are in middling repair and have gardens attached. The property of Mr. John Miller of Hardhill
OS1/34/9/11 [page] 11 Parish of Bathgate -- Sheet 9 -- No. 5 -- Trace 4
OS1/34/9/12 ARMADALE Armadale Armadale Armadale Mr. John Wilson Armadale William Rennie Toll Keeper Armadale Forest's Co.[County] Map 009 [situation] In the west side of the parish of Bathgate A small regularly built Vil [Village] two miles West of Bathgate on t [the] road leading from Edinburgh [to] Glasgow 20 miles West of the fo [former] and 22 East of the latter place Consisting of small houses each [one] story high recently erected for t [the] accommodation of the Colliers emplo [employed] at the mines in the adjacent district. It is supplied with a Baker, a Grocer, a Boo [Boot and] Shoe Maker, and a smith. There is an Inn occupied by John Wilson Licenced to sell s [pirits] and Wines, and a public school - on the prop [property] of the trustees of the late Mr. Dennison of Glas [Glasgow]
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OS1/34/9/13 WESTER MIDDLERIG Wester Middlerig Wester Middlerig Wester Middlerig Middlerig Mr. R. Waugh Occupant Mr. James Paterson Bathgate Valn. Roll of Co. [Valuation Roll of County] Forrest's Co. [County] Map 009 [situation] About 5/8 mile east of Armadale A small farm house with suitable offices all in good repair; there is also a garden and a small arable farm attached. It is the property of the Earl of Hopetoun, and is presently tenanted by Mr. Robert Waugh
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OS1/34/9/15 HARDHILL Hardhill Hardhill Hardhill John Millar Occupant Mr. Durham Weir of Boghead Bathgate Forest's Co. [County] Map 009 [situation] About 1 1/8 miles E by S [East by South] of Armadale A well built and commodious Farm House two stories high, having extensive offices and a Churning Machine, all in good repair A Vegetable and Flower Garden attached, The farm Consists of 220 Acres. It is the property of the Earl of Hopetoun Tenanted by John Millar.
OS1/34/9/15 FALLSIDE Fallside Fallside Fallside John Millar Hardhill Mr. Hutton Builder Bathgate Forrest's Co. [County] Map 009 [situation] About 1¼ miles E. by S. [East by South] of Armadale A row of small cottages one story high, in good repair. The property of the Earl of Hopetoun. Occupied by Colliers
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OS1/34/9/17 BOGHEAD HOUSE Boghead House Boghead House Boghead House Birkenhead Mr. Durham Weir Esq. Proprietor Mr. Johnston Waiter Bathgate Plans of Mr. Durham Weir's Estate Forrest's Co. [County] Map 009 [situation] About 1¼ miles ESE [East South East] of Armadale A plain commodious building two stories high. having an extensive ornamental park. It is the residence of Durham Weir. Esqr.
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OS1/34/9/19 TARREREOCH Tarrereoch Tarrereoch Tarrereoch Tarreoch Tarrereoch Taryreoch Letters from Factor Mr. Millar occupr [occupier] Mr. J. Wilson Mr. Johnson Lamb Bathville Val. Roll of Co. [Valuation Roll of County] Forrest's Co. [County] Map 009 Situation] About ½ mile NW [North West] from Torbane A small farm house one storey high & slated. with out offices & including a thrashing machine. with an arable farm attached. The property of Sir William Bealy Polkemmet.
OS1/34/9/19 BATHVILLE COAL PIT Bathville Coalpit Bathville Coalpit G. & F. Watson Coal & Iron Co. [Company] Mr, Andrew Millar Tarreoch 009 [situation] About 5/8 Mile N.W. [North West] from Torbane This name is given to a Coalpit on the Bathville estate out of which is taken Coal & Iron. The machinery is driven by Steam of Sixty Horse power. & the depth of Shaft 44 fathom. Also a small dwelling house & smithy attached & occupied by Men On the employment. Its worked by G. F. Watson Coal & Iron Company. And on the property of James McHardy Esqr. Glasgow
OS1/34/9/19 BATHVILLE ROW Bathville Row Bathville Row Mr. Lamb Bathville Mr. Andrew Millar Tarreoch 009 [situation] About 1 Mile N.W. [North West] from Torbane This name applies to a row of houses one storey high & slated South of Bathville Coal Pit & occupied by Colliers on the employment of G. & J. Watson Coal & Iron Co. [Company] It is the property of James McHardy Esqr. Glasgow
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OS1/34/9/20 HARDHILL PIT No 1 Hardhill Coalpit No. 1 Hardhill Coalpit No. 1 Mr. Johnson Bathville Mr. Andrew Millar Tarreoch 009 [situation] About 1 Mile N.W. [North West] from Torbane This Name is given to a Coalp [Coalpit] on the Hopeton estate. out Of which is taken Coal & Iron. The Machinery is driven by Steam of 17 Horse power And the depth of Shaft 61 fathom. Its worked by Russill & Son Falkirk And on the property Of the Earl of Hopeton
OS1/34/9/20 ARMADALE STORE Armadale Store Armadale Store Mr. Lamb Bathville Mr. Andrew Millar Tarreoch 009 [situation] About 1 Mile N.W [North West] from Torbane This Name is given to a provision Store for the Accommodation of the Men employed on the works of Mr Buttery & Murry Coal & Iron Co. [Company] Calder Bank - Also including dwelling house Office Stables Attached. Its the property of Mr. Denison, Merch [Merchant] & Banker, Glasgow
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OS1/34/9/22 BATHVILLE Bathville Bathville Bathville Mr. Lamb Bathville Mr. Andrew Millar Tarreoch Forrest's Co. [County] Map 009 [situation] About ½ Mile North of Torbane A large Farm house two Storeys high & slated and a court of out Offices including a thrashing Machine with an arable farm attached also a row of Cot houses occupied by Men on the works of G. & F. Watson Coal & Iron Company. Its tenanted by G. & F. Watson and occupied by Mr. Lamb. Factor - And On the property of James McHardy Esqr. Glasg [Glasgow]
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OS1/34/9/24 WHITESIDE Whiteside Whiteside White Side Mr. John Anderson Tenant Mr. William Shaw Trees Forrest's Co. [County] Map 009 [Situation] About 1¼ Miles N.E. by E [North East by East] of Torbane This is a small farm steading with dwelling house of two storeys and garden, occupied by Mr. John Anderson, farmer. The proprietor is Durham Weir Esq. of Boghead.
OS1/34/9/24 MONKLAND RAILWAYS (Boghead to Cowdenhed Branch) Monkland Railways Boghead to Cowdenhed Branch 009 See Name Sheets for Sheet 9 No. 10
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OS1/34/9/25 CAPPERS PIT No 1 Cappers Coal Pit No.1(Ironstone) Cappers Coal Pit No.1 (Ironstone) Thomas Wardrop Foreman Mr. William McKinlay 009 [situation] About ½ of a Mile W. by S. [West by South] from Torbane This pit is situated a short distance S.W. [South West] of "Snab" and N.W. [North West] of Cappers Plantation - It is 24 fathoms in depth and worked by an engine 15 horse power, The seam including Parrat & Rough Coal & Ironstone is from 2 feet 10 inches to 3 feet 6 inches in thickness - It is worked by the Shotts Iron Company
OS1/34/9/25 CAPPERS PIT No 2 Cappers Coal Pit No.2 Cappers Coal Pit No.2 Thomas Wardrop Mr. William McKinlay 009 [situation] About ¼ of a mile W. by S. [West by South] from Torbane Is situated 12 Chains East of No 1 Pit & North of Cappers Plantation - It is 33 fathoms to the Seam which is from 3 to 4 feet 10 inches in thickness including Rough & Parrat Coal with Ironstone, the latter varying from 6 to 12 inches - The Water engine is 35 and the winding engine is 15 horse power - It is wrought by the Shotts Iron Company
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OS1/34/9/25 [page] 25 Ph [Parish] of Bathgate -- Sheet 9 -- No.9 -- T. [Trace] 4
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OS1/34/9/27 POLKEMMET ROWS Polkemmet Rows Polkemmet Rows Mr. Johnstone Polkemmet Cottage Peter Salmond Snab 009 [situation] About 3/8 of a Mile W.N.W. [West North West] from Torbane Two rows of Cottages receive this name, they form dwelling houses for those employed in the Coalpits of the Shotts Iron Company, whose property they are. They are built of Sandstone and are one storey high.
OS1/34/9/27 POLKEMMET COTTAGE Polkemmet Cottage Polkemmet Cottage Mr. Johnstone Occupier Peter Salmond Snab 009 [situation] Adjoining Polkemmet Rows This is the dwelling house of the superintendent of the Shotts Iron Company's Coal Pits. It is one storey high and built of sandstone. These houses receive their name from being built on the Polkemmet Estate.
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OS1/34/9/28 SNAB Snab Snab Snab Peter Salmond Proprietor Mr. William Murray Springfield Forrests Co. [County] Map 009 [situation] About ¼ of a Mile W by N [West by North] from Torbane This is a small farm steading with dwelling house and garden occupied by the proprietor Mr. Peter Salmond.
OS1/34/9/28 SPRINGFIELD Springfield Springfield Springfield Mr. William Murray Occupier Mr. Peter Salmond Snab Forrest's Co. [County] map 009 [situation] About ½ Mile W. by S. [West by South] from Torbane This is a small farm steading with dwelling house and garden, occupied by Mr. William Murray, farmer. Sir William Bailie of Polkemmet is proprietor.
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OS1/34/9/29 TREES Trees Trees Trees Mr. William Shaw Proprietor Mr. Peter Salmond Snab Forrest's Co. [County] map 009 [situation] About ¼ of a Mile N.W [North West] of Torbane This is a dwelling of two storeys with stabling and other offices - occupied by Mr. William Shaw - the proprietor,
OS1/34/9/29 TORBANE Torbane Torbane Torbane Torbane Mr. Thomas Steven Torbane Mr. William Shaw Trees Mr. Peter Salmond Snab Forrest's Co. [County] map 009 [situation] About ¼ of a mile S.E by E [South East by East] of Trees This name is given to a small farm steading with dwelling house and garden, occupied by Mr. William Steven, grazier. The proprietor is Mr. James Fleming Woodhead by Bathgate.
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OS1/34/9/30 CAPPERS PLANTATION Cappers Plantation Cappers Plantation Mr. Johnstone Writer Bathgate Mr. William Shaw Trees 009 [situation] About ¼ of a Mile S.W [South West] of Torbane This name applies to a large space of ground, enclosed and planted wi [with] Fir Trees, no information can be obtai [obtained] as to the term The Cappers". it [is] part of the Estate of Polkemmet, an [and] the property of Sir William Baillie of Polkemmet.
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OS1/34/9/31 WEST MAINS West Mains West Mains West Mains James Walker Occupier William Shaw Trees Forrest's Co. [County] map 009 [situation] About ¾ Mile E by N. [East by North] from Torbane This is a moderately sized farm steading with dwelling house of one storey and garden occupied by Mr. James Walker farmer - the proprietor is Durham Weir Esq. Boghead.
OS1/34/9/31 TORBANEHALL Hall Torbane Hall Torbane Hall Torbane Torbanehall Torbanehall Torbanehall Torbanehall Torbanehall Mr. William Shaw Trees James Walker West Mains Mr. Johnstone Writer Bathgate Forrests Co. [County] map Valn. [Valuation] Roll of Co. [County] Durham Weir Esqr. Mr. Johnston Bathgate Mr. A. Arthur Inspector of poor 009 [situation] Abouit 1/8 of a Mile South from Torbane Formerly this was a farm steading but is now partly occupied by those employed in the surrounding Coalpits - and partly ruinous - the proprietor is Mr Gillespie of Torbanehill.
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OS1/34/9/33 TORBANE PIT No 2 Torbane Coal Pit No.2(Ironstone) Torbane Coal Pit No.2 (Ironstone) R. Marsall Foreman Mr. William McKinlay Contractor Bathgate 009 [situation] About 3/8 of a Mile W. [West] from Torbane This pit is situated a few chains N [North] of the farmstead Hall Torbane, it is 58 fathoms in depth & worked by two engines - one a water engine 120 horsepower & a winding engine 35 horse power. There are four seams of Rough Coal Varying from 2 to 3 feet in thickness & one Seam of excellent Parrat Coal from 7 to 14 inches in thickness, there Are only small balls of Ironstone found in this pit - It is worked by Messrs Russel & Sons Falkirk
OS1/34/9/33 TORBANEHILL PIT No 3 Torbanehill Coal Pit No.3 Torbanehill Coal Pit No.3 James Hodge Foreman Mr. W. McKinlay 009 [situation] About ¾ Mile E by S. [East by South] from Torbane No.3 is situated ¼ mile S. [South] of the farmstead of West Mains & is in full operation - it 27 fathoms deep - it produces an excellent Quality of Gas or Parrat Coal 8 to 20 inches in thickness and a seam of Common Coal from 20 to 30 inches - It is worked by a wwter engine of 50 horse power and a Winding engine 15 horse power - It is worked by the Messrs. Russel & Sons - There is Ironstone also found in this pit
OS1/34/9/33 [page] 33 Ph. [Parish] of Bathgate -- S. [Sheet] 9 -- No.9 -- T. [Trace] 6 Note -- Torbanehill Coal Pits Nos. 1 & 2 are worked Out [initialled] WMcK -- [Note in another hand] -- These come on Sheet 9 No. 10 Trace 4
OS1/34/9/34 TORBANEHILL PIT No 6 Torbanehill Coal Pit No.6 Torbanehill Coal Pit No.6 Mr. William McKinlay James Hodge 009 [situation] About 45 chains east of Torbane This is a pit but recently opened and is not A pit in Operation, its probable depth will be about 42 fathoms and the Engine about 25 Horse power, It will be worked by the Company - It is situated [--] of Torbane Pit about 15 Chains It Contains both Coal & Ironstone
OS1/34/9/34 TORBANEHILL PIT No 7 Torbanehill Coal Pit No.7 Torbanehill Coal Pit No.7 Mr. William McKinlay James Hodge 009 [situation] About 45 chains E S E [East South East] of Torbane This pit is also in an unfinished state and will be about 40 fathoms deep & worked by an engine of 15 horse power - The Company will work it also - It contains both Coal & Ironstone.
OS1/34/9/34 [page] 34 Ph. [Parish] of Bathgate -- Sheet 9 -- No.9 -- T. [Trace] 6 Bog Burn -- See Name Sheets for Sheet 9 No. 7
OS1/34/9/35 TORBANEHILL MAINS Torbanehill Mains Torbanehill Mains Peter Walker Tippethill Daniel Miller Occupant 009 [situation] 34 chains east of Tippethill A considerable farm house one storey high with suitable offices thrashing and churning machines all in good repair, and about 100 acres of land attached The property of William Gilespie Torbanehill occupied by Daniel Miller
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OS1/34/9/36 TIPPETHILL Tippethill Tippethill Tippethill James Pettigrew Toll Keeper Whitburn Peter Walker occupant Forrest's Co. [County] map 009 [situation] In the Southern extremity of the parish of Bathgate A middling sized farm house o [one] storey high with suitable office [offices] thrashing and churning machine [machines] all in good repair There is a small garden and a farm of about 100 acres attac [attached] The property of Sir William Bailie Polkemmet occupied by Peter Walker
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OS1/34/9/37 TORBANEHILL HOUSE Torbanehill House Torbanehill House Torbanehill William Gillespie Esq. Proprietor Mr. Leggatt Teacher Whitburn Forrest's Co. [County] Map 009 [situation] About ¾ mile east of Tippethill. A neat plain mansion, two storeys high and slated, having a large piece of ornamental ground attached; and also a large Fruit and vegetable garden; the residence of the proprietor William Gillespie Esq.
OS1/34/9/37 TORBANEHILL Torbanehill Torbanehill William Gillespie Esq Proprietor Mr. Leggatt Teacher Whitburn 009 [situation] About 5/8 mile east of Tippethill This name is giver to an old farmstead now converted into the Stabling and Offices attached to Torbanehill House; all in very good repair, and the property of Mr. Gillespie Torbanehill House
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OS1/34/9/39 TORBANEHILL PIT No 8 Torbanehill Coal Pit No.8 Torbanehill Coal Pit No.8 Mr. William McKinlay Henry Reid 009 [situation] About 7/8 mile east of Tippethill. This pit is but recently Opened, but is in full Operation and is less than a Quarter of a mile E, [East] of Torbanehill House, the average thickness of the seam is about 18 inches from which is produced excellent Parrat Coal & a Very good Quality of rough Coal. It is only 12 fathoms in depth and is worked by an engine 15 horse power - It is worked by the Company - It Contains both Coal and Ironstone.
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OS1/34/9/40 TORBANEHILL PIT No 4 Torbanehill Coal Pit No.4 Torbanehill Coal Pit No.4 Mr. William McKinlay Contractor Bathgate Henry Reid Foreman 009 [situation] About 7/8 mile E by N. [East by North] of Tippethill Is situated about ¼ of a mile N E [North East] of Torbanehill House, and its working is contracted for from the Company by Mr. William McKinlay of Bathgate - It is 28 fathoms deep its Parrat Coal is of excellent quality and the whole seam including the rough Coal varies from 15 inches to 2 feet 4 inches It is worked by an engine of 15 horse power - Small balls only, of Ironstone found in this pit
OS1/34/9/40 TORBANEHILL PIT No 5 Torbanehill Coal Pit No.5 Torbanehill Coal Pit No.5 Mr. William McKinlay Henry Reid 009 [situation] About a mile E by N. [East by North] of Tippethill. This pit is only 11 fathoms deep and is situated E. [East] of No.4, it produces small balls of ironstone and the Seam of Parrat and rough Coal is about 20 inches - there is no engine, but a horse and gin to work it - It is Contracted for from the C [Company] by Mr. William McKinlay of Bathgate -
OS1/34/9/40 RIVER ALMOND River Almond See Name Books for 6 Inch plans Co. [County] Edinburgh
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OS1/34/9/41 DRUM Drum Drum Drum John Vernon occupier John Wilson Forrest's Co. [County] map 009 [situation] In the south side of the parish of Bathgate A small farm house one Storey high with offices and garden and a small farm of arable ground attached. Occupied by John Wilson The property of W. Gillespie Esqr. of Holme Hill.
OS1/34/9/41 STEPENDS Stepends Stepends Stepends John Vernon Drum John Wilson Pottishaw Forrest's Co. [County] map 009 [situation] In the south of the parish of Bathgate. A Small cot house in good repair with garden attached occupied by a weaver. The property of William [Gillespie] Esqr. of Holme Hill.
OS1/34/9/41 [page] 41 Parish of Bathgate -- Sheet 9 -- No. 14 -- Trace 1 [signed] RD Kerr Capt RE [Captain, Royal Engineers] 1st. Feby. 1856 -- James Carpenter C. Asst. [Civilian Assistant] 31st. Jany. 1856
OS1/34/9/42 [page] 42 OS1/34/9 [stamped] ORDNANCE SURVEY M.S. [MANUSCRIPT] OFFICE -- 20 MAY 95 [1895] -- SOUTHAMPTON Co. [COUNTY] LINLITHGOW SHEET IX [9] No. 5. 9, 13 &. 14. Parish of BATHGATE

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