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List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
LANE BURN Lane Burn
Lane Burn
Archibald Geddies
H. McMuldroch
013 [Situation] In the Southern part of the parish and South of Brishy Bridge.
A small stream rising in the Moss of Cree and falls into the River Cree at Brishy Bridge.
BRISHY BRIDGE Brushy Bridge
Brushy Bridge
Brishy Bridge
Archibald Geddies
John Agnew
George McHaffie Esq.
013 [Situation] In the S.E [South East] part of the parish and S by E [South by East] of Carty Port (New Quay).
A small Stone Bridge on the low road from Newtonstewart to Wigton. This is a County Bridge. -
SHELL ACRE Shell Acre
Shell Acre or Store Ground
Robert Stroyan
George McHaffie Esqr.
013 [Situation] At Carty Port (Old Quay).
An acre of Land allowed by the Earl of Galloway as a common chiefly for the use of Carty Port (Old Quay)

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70; 71 Lane Burn
70 Brishy Bridge
69 Shell Acre

[Notes] "Lane" A brook, of which the motion is so slow as to be scarcely perceptible
"Burn" Water, particularly that which is taken from a fountain or well - a rivulet
(Scottish Dictionary)

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