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List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
MAHERMORE FORD Mahermore Ford
Machrimore
Mahermore Ford
Mr Thomas Robinson
Ainslie's Map 1782
George McHaffie Esqr.
013 [Situation] 1/2 Mile South of Newtonstewart and East of Corvisel.
An extensive Ford in the River Cree, extending from the Point in the River to where ordinary Tides flow, to that point to where the Spring Tides flow.
KILN STRAWN Kiln Stream
Kiln Strawn
Mr McHarg
George McHaffie Esqr.
013 [Situation] 1/2 mile South of Newtonstewart and east of Corvisel.
A small stream formed from the Waters of "Corvisel" and "Craigoncloy" Wells, and forms part of the Eastern Boundary of the Parish, also the Boundaries of Wigton & Kirkcudbright.
CRAIGENCLOY WELL Craigoncloy Well
Craigencloy Well
Mr J McHarg
George McHaffie Esqr.
013 [Situation] 5 Chains West of the N.W. [North West] point of Barhill Wood.
An old spring Well on the North side of Barhill, and on the farm of Barbuchany.

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Parish of Penninghame
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51 Mahermore Ford
51 Kiln Strawn
44 Craigencloy Well

[Notes]
"Mahers" A tract of low land of a marshy and moory nature, Gall. Enc. [Gallovidian Encyclopedia]
"More" Great, - Gaelic. Dr [Doctor] Jamieson's Scottish Dictionary.

"Strand" "Strawn" A rivulet, A gutter
West of Scotland
Dr. [Doctor] Jamieson's Dictionary

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