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List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
CAIRN HILL Cairn Hill
Cairn Hill
Mr Robert McClymont
Alexander Forsyth
013 [Situation] 1 3/4 Miles South of Merton Hall.
A small arable hill on the farm of Barraer so called from an Old Cairn on its summit. -
CARSENESTOCK Carsenestick
Carsenestock
Carsenestock
Carsenestock
Carsenestock
List of Properties
John McGill
James Carson
Ainslie's Map 1782
George McHaffie Esqr.
014 [Situation] In the S.E [South East] part of the Parish.
A Trigl. [Trigonometrical] Station so called from being situated on or near to a Farm of that name.
KNOCKBREX Knockbrax
Knockbrex
Knockbrex
Map of the Property 1833
Thomas McClymont
George McHaffie Esq. (Factor to the estate)
013 [Situation] 1/2 mile NE [North East] of Merton Hall.
A considerable Farm House with convenient offices etc, and about 500 acres of Arable, Meadow, and Moss Land. The property of Coll. [Colonel] Stopford Blair.

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Parish of Penninghame
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53 Cairn Hill
-- Carsenestock
78 Knockbrex

[Notes]

"Carse". Low and fertile land
Dr. [Doctor] Jamieson's Dictionary

"Cnoc" A hill, a knoll "Breac" Spotted, speckled, chequered, pie-bald"
Gaelic Dictionary

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