List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
ST NINIAN'S WELL St. Tringan's Well
St. Ninian's Well
Mr Archibald Geddies
George McHaffie Esqr.
013 [Situation] West of Cart Port (old Quay) and East of the road from Newtonstewart to Wigton.
A considerable spring rises in the Drums of Barr, from which it runs a short distance, and falls into the River Cree at St. Tringans Creek. St. Tringan appears to be a corruption of St. Ninian, as in another part, the name has been corrupted to St. Ringan.
ST NINIAN'S CREEK St. Tringan's Creek
St. Ninian's Creek
Mr Robert Stroyan
George McHaffie Esqr.
014 [Situation] 10 Chains North of Carty Port (old Quay).
A very small Port on the River Cree, now nearly choked up with sand, the Stream from St. Ninian's Well falls into this creek. This name like to the above [St. Ninian's Well] is evidently a corruption from St. Ninian.
CRAIGMABRANCHIE Craigmabranchie Mr Robert Stroyan 013 [Situation] 1/4 Mile South of Barhill Wood.
A Rocky enclosure on the South side of Barrhill

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