Re: Need names of some old Farms c1857 in Cathcart, Renfrewshire RFW, Sct
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You missed “base born” ;-)
In the OPR's (Old Parochial Registers), pre-1855, Lawful son or daughter would be a child born to a married couple. A Natural son or daughter is a nice way of saying illegitimate. Recommend check Scotlandsplaces.gov.uk
Renfrewshire OS name books, vol. 02, 1856-1857. This lists all named properties and features. These correspond with the maps for those years. Freecen.org.uk
is a good place to check also, 100% of Renfrewshire has been transcribed 1841-71.
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