List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
High Baltersan
William Dill Esqr.
George McHaffie Esqr.
013 [Situation] 1/4 Mile NW [North West] of Balterson and 1/2 Mile N.E [North East] of Penninghame Old Kirk.
A good dwelling house etc. Situated on the farm of Baltersan, at present occupied by the Earl of Galloway's Gamekeeper.
BAR HILL Barr Hill
William Dill Esqr.
George McHaffie Esqr.
013 [Situation] In the S.E [South East] part of the Parish and South of Newtonstewart.
A Hill extending about 1 1/2 miles from North to South and nearly 1 mile from East to West. The greater part of it is cultivated some portion of it is planted with Fir Trees, and a portion of its West Side is rough pasture Land. -
BISHOP BURN Bishopburn
Bishop Burn
Bishop Burn
Bishop Burn
Bishops Burn
Bishop Burn
Bishop Burn
Mr. McGill
Gazetteer of Scotland
Statistics Wigton 1841
George McHaffie Esqr.
Symson's Description of Galloway 1684
Rev [Reverend] Robert Synnot
Mr J Rea
013 [Situation] In the South-east part of the Parish and South of Merton Hall.
A considerable Stream being a continuation of the Merton Burn and from the Mains of Penninghame, forms the Boundary between the Parishes of Penninghame and Wigton, till it falls into the Bay of Wigton in the Solway Frith. -

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82 Bar Hill
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