List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
James Osborne
Map of Farm 1846
George McHaffie Esqr.
004 [Situation] Near Moidoch on the South Side about ¼ mile South side of Barrock Point
A Small inlet or boat harbour used principally to collect Sea weed in for manure by the occupying farmer
James Osburn
Map of farm 1846
William McDowal
George McHaffie Esqr.
004 [Situation] About 1⅛ miles south of Corsewall Lighthouse About ⅜ mile from the sea shore
A small arable hill on the west side of the farm house of Cairnside
BALLOCH O' KIP Balloch O' Kip
Balloch O' Kip
Balloch O' Kip
James Osburn
Map of Cairnside Farm 1846
George McHaffie Esqr.
004 [Situation] Near the northside of Dunsour about one mile S. [South] of Corsewall Lighthouse
This name applies to a part of a stream where a passage crossed it at some former period there is no passage by this way at present as the place is enclosed by fences

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Parish of Kirkcolm

Form 136
Page 55 - Braidport
57 - Dunsour
56 - Balloch o'Kip

"Braid - Beade" - Broad
Dr. [Doctor] Jamieson's Dictionary

[Dunsour] i.e The Mermaids Hill

"Dun" - A fort or fortress; a tower, a fortified hill:
a hill, a hedge, a heap, a hillock etc

"Suire" - A sea nymph, mermaid, syren
Gaelic Dictionary

"Bealach" - A defile. a passage, the pass
or gorge of a Mountain: a gap
a breach in a wall or fence.
Gaelic Dictionary

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