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List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
PENNINGHAME Penninghame
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Penninghame
Penninghame
Clachan of Penninghame
Penninghame
George McHaffie Esqr.
Session Book 1826
Revd. [Reverend] S. Richardson
Ainslie's Map 1782
Statistics Wigton 1841
013 [Situation] In the Southern Part of the Parish.
A small village (or as it is more commonly called in Scotland "a Clachan") from which the Parish derives its name. It contains at present only 6 small houses inhabited by Laborers the Ruins of the ancient Parish Church and Manse. The Grave Yard is still used as such.
MANSE [Ruins of] Manse (Ruins of)
Manse (Ruins of)
George McHaffie Esq.
Revd. [Reverend] S. Richardson
Ainslie's Map 1782
013 [Situation] In the Southern Part of the Parish.
"This was originally the Residence of the Bishops of Galloway" Statistics of Wigtonshire 1841 p [page] 173. See Name Sheet Plan 20 A page 4.
PENNINGHAME OLD KIRK [Ruins of] Penninghame Old Kirk Ruins
Penninghame Old Kirk (Ruins of)
Ainslie's Map 1782
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George McHaffie Esqr.
013 [Situation] In the Southern Part of the Parish.
"The ruins of the old parish church, and a burying ground are about 3 miles South of Newtonstewart, at the Clachan of Penninghame, which contains now but few houses this old Church was dedicated in honour of St. Ninian. There was at the church of Penninghame, a bell with the following inscriptions, in Saxon letters "Campana Sancti Niniani de Penigham M" from which the historian supposes that it had been dedicated in honour of the Saint A.D. [Anno Domini] 1000." Statistics Wigtonshire 1841 p [page] 176. The oldest monumental date in the Grave yard surrounding these Ruins is 1550. (a.b.) This part of the paragraph cannot refer to these Ruins (which according to other authorities was only built in the 15th Century) but to an older Church the Site of which is a short Distance to the S.W. [South West] of the ruins here noted. See Site of Penninghame Church & Burial Ground Plan 19.B.

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[Plan] 13D
Parish of Penninghame
Form 136 Page
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83 Penninghame
83 Manse (Ruins of)
Penninghame Old Kirk

[Note] "The Word (Penninghame) appears in different forms - Penighame,
" Penyghame, and Penninghame, and in each form sometimes
" without the final e" Statistics Wigtonshire 1841 p. [page] 167

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