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List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
TAX STONE Tax Stone General Sir Alexander Wallace Loch Ryan Ho. [House] Cairn Ryan 005 A large Stone about 5 feet high Built in the wall on the road Side (old Road to Ayr) and in little Leight Farm. In old times the Carrier or Pedlar used to be taxed here when coming from Ayr to Galloway There are Several Names Cutt on the Stone. Perhaps the lifters of this Toll. only one of which Can be made out John Smith.
NORTH MOILE North Moile David Beggs Farmer
Little Leight by Cairn Ryan
005 A round heathy hill . The North end of which Rests on the County Boundary North Moile is in Meickle Leight farm the property of General Sir Alexander Wallace

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List of Names collected- by Private William BirKby RS & [Royal Sappers & ] Miners 1st. Examiner -- [page] 87 - Parish of Inch -- Plan 5A Trace No. 2

Object - Croach - Tax Stone - Large Stone
- North Moile - Hill

[Signed] William BirKby
Pt RS&M [Private Royal Sappers & Miners]
26th. Jany [January] 1846

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