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Ballewan, Spittal of, 95, 102.
Ballochalary, 47, 71.
Ballochalary Yett, 253.
Bankend of Mugdock, 65, 71.
Barrachan, 26, 69, 70, 71.
Battle Rocks, 7, 8.

Hlairgar, Blairgarmore, Blairgarbegg, 80, 102.
Blair, or Blair's Hill, 8, 43, 253.
Blairquhosh Cunninghanie, 83, 84, 102.
Blairquhosh Edmonstone, 83, 84, 102.
Blairquhosh House, 260.
Blandsherrie, 64, 129.
Blane, 3, 259.
Blane, Muir of, 322.
Blane Valley Railway, 7, 65, 249.
Blane, Waulk Mill of, 246.
Blanefield, 261.
Blanefield House, 262.
Blanefield Works, 247, 248, 267.



Blue Risk, 65, 66, 258, 315, 316.

Boards, The, 47, 253.

Boglands, 74.

Braehead, 44, 75.

Broadgate, 7, 66, 69, 126, 149, 315.

Bronniecroft, 259.

Brunthouse, 258.

Burnfoot, or Glen Guin, 248, 260.

" Burrie's " Cottage, 137, 258.

Butts, The, 40.

Caldhame, 80, 102, 259, 307.

Cantiwheerie, 259.

Capponhill, 79.

Carbeth (in Duntreath), loi.

Carbeth, Gilbert Ware's Fourth, 42.

Carbeth, James Hendrie's Fourth, 42.

Carbeth, James M'Indoe's Fourth, 42.

Carbeth, John M'Indoe's Fourth, 42.

Carbeth Loch, 3, 42.

Carbeth, Townfoot of, 43.

Carbeth, Wester, or Garvel, 42, 46, 71.

Carbeth Guthrie, 41.

Carbeth Guthrie Bungalow, 253.

Carglass, 9.

Cat Craig (or Cadcraig), 7, 8.

Clach Arthur (or Arthur's Stone), 6.

Cockmylane Distillery, 248, 257.

Corrieacre, or Corriedale, 72, loi, 102, 260, 322.

Court Hill, 3, 73.

Craigallian, 47.

Craigallian Loch, 3, 56.

Craigallian Moss, 304.

Craigallian Waulk Mill, 246.

Craigbarnet, 132, 135, 139.

Craigbrock, 72, 102.

Craigend, 52.

Craigend of Mugdock, 12, 13.

Craigarrow, 322.

Craigmaddie, 3, 63, 64. ' •

Craigmaddie Loch, 3.

Craigmore, 40.

Croftfelan Burn, 84.

Crossbill, 168, 229.

Cult Brae, 43, 75, 263.

Cult Craig, 158.

Cult Craigbarnet, 157.

Cult Edmonstone, 81, 157.

Cult Stirling, 81, 1 57.

Cult, Thorn of, 241, 261.



INDEX.



391



Dallinschachan, 74, 78.

Deil's Craig Dam, 3, 257.

Dineiddvvg, etc., etc., Old names of Mugdock, 6,

9, 16, 254.
Dirty Mailins, 251.
Drummery Park, 40.
Drummiekeich, 85, 93.
Drymen Road, 252.
Dumb Laird's Tower, 122, 260.
Dumbroch, or Dunburgh, 53.
Dumbroch Loch, 3, 257.
Dumfoyne, 3, 80, 307.
Dumgoyne, 3, 80, 307.
Dunglass, 3, 149.
Dungoiach, 72, 79.
Dungoiach Loan, 259.
Dunmullin, 72, loi.
Duntreath, Barony of, 72.
Duntreath, Castle of, 25, 260.
Duntreath, Mill of, 259.
Duntreath, Standing Stones on, 8, 41.
Dykehouse, 75.

Earl's Seat, 2, 307.

Ebbie's Loch, or Dumbroch Loch, 54, 257.

Edenkill, Village of, 261.

Farchar Loch (of Blaeu's Atlas), 257.
Forester Land of Mugdock, The, 69.
Free Church Manse, 261.

Gallow Knowe of Mugdock, 3, 18.

Gallow Moss, The, 61, 129.

Galloway Dyke, 123, 307.

Garhenny, 62, b"}^.

Garvel, or Wester Carbeth, 42, 46, 252.

(iarvel Bridge, 252.

Gartchan, 322.

Gateside, 260.

Geordie's Brae, 252.

Glasgow Corporation Waterworks, 249.

Glen Guin, 260.

Gowk's Stane, 257.

Hill, The, 258.
Hillhead, 126, 258.
Hole, The, 251, 258, 315.
Hole Poffle, 126.

Jenny's Burn, 261.
Jenny's Glen, 261.
Jenny's Lum, 261.

Kessog, or MacKessog, St., Well of, 167, 168,

261, 322.
Kilmannan, 13, 71.
Kirkburn, 241.

Kirkhouse Acre, The, 55, 65, 66.
Kirkhouse Cottage, 238, 240.
Kirkhouse Inn, 221, 240, 258.



Kirklands of Strathblane, 126, 168, 169, 170, 172,

173-
Kirklands Meal Mill, 246, 258.
Kirklands Quarry, 231.

Ladyton, 175, 190, 325, 327,
Law Stone of Mugdock, The, 256.
Leddriegreen, 12, 13, 46, 55, 65, 66, 71.
Lemkill Mill (Blaeu's Atlas), 258.
Lennox, Earldom of, 9, 10.
Lennox, or Strathblane Hills, 2.
Letter, Sheep Farm of, 80, 307.
Lurg Acre, 55, 65, 66.

Macbrew, or Mikbrews, 126, 315.

Meadowhead, 67, 75, 78, 244.

" Meikle Tree " of Blairquhosh, 92, 93.

Mill Yetts, 55, 65.

Milndavie, or Milntown, 3, 54, 55, 57, 66, 257.

Milndavie Mill, 246.

Muirhouse, 7, 126, 129, 149, 249.

Mugdock, Barony of, 11, 13, 16, 26, 34, 71.

Mugdock, Bank of, 70, 256.

Mugdock, Brae of, 255.

Mugdock, Castle of, 13, 16, 254.

Mugdock, Chapel of, 229.

Mugdock, Common of, 256.

Mugdock, Cross of, 255.

Mugdock, Gallowhill, or Gallowknowe of, 3, 18.

Mugdock, Law Stone of, 256.

Mugdock Loch, 3, 16, 256.

Mugdock, Mill of, 70, 246.

Mugdock, Moot Hill of, 18.

Mugdock, Park of, 55, 71, 254.

Mugdock, Pit of, 215.

Mugdock, Shoemaker's Yard of, 255-

Mugdock, Shepherd's Hill of, 153, 256.

Mugdock, Spritt's Well of, 255.

Mugdock, Various spellings of, 11.

Mugdock, Village, or Burgh of, 255, 261.

Mugdock, Wood of, 69, 249, 255.

Mugdock, Woodend, or Forester Land, or Wood-
side of, 69, 70.

Mugdock Mitchell, or Easter Mugdock, 11, 13,
14, 52, 60, 71, 86, 132, 133.

Mugdock, Easterton of Easter, 62, 71.

Mugdock, Middleton of Easter, 53, 61, 71, 255.

Mugdock, Westerton of Easter, 53, 55, 57, 60,
61, 214.

Mureiff, 5.

Napier Lodge, 98, 149, 258.
Neilston, Barony of, 26.
Netherton Burn, 261.
Netherton Glen, 261.
Netherton Park, 247.
Netherton village, 248, 249, 261.

•' Old Ha' " of Ballewan, 164.



392



THE PARISH OF STRATHBLANE.



Park Hill, or Court Hill, 3, 73,

Parklea, 259, 260.

Patrick's, St., Well, 168, 256.

Peach, or Peitch, 13, 52, 256, 257.

Pillar Craig, 3, 8.

Puddock Hole, 251.

Quinloch, or Cumlacht, 5, 13, 71.

Red Road, 253.

Reged, 5.

Roseyards, 85, 102, 259, 336.

Shenanend, 79, 259.
Shepherds' Hill, 53, 256.
Shillin Hill, 257.
Shoemakers' Yai'd, 255.
Smith's Folly, 55.
Smith's Road, 55.



Spittal of Ballewan, 72, 95, 98, 100, 102, 259.

Strathblane, Castle of, 150.

Strathblane, Church and Churchyard of, 229, 265,

268.
Strathblane Manse, 203, 221, 224.
Strathblane Place Names, 348.
Strathblane Schoolhouse, 241.
Sunniebraes, 254.
Sunnybank of Auchengillan, 43, 47.

Tammiegilt, 259.
Thorn of Cult, 241, 261.

Vicarland, 66, 67, 126, 127, 172, 258.

Woodend of Mugdock, 69, 71, 255, 362.
Woodside, or Woodsyd, 255.

Y. Gogledd, 5.



III. MISCELLANEA.



"Anent the call of Strathblane," Mr. Leving-

stone's difficulties, 213.
Annulet and Double Tressure of the Edmonstone

Arms, 103, 104.
Archbishop Leighton preaches at Strathblane, 206,

207.
Ardennan, or Arddunion, Battle of, 6, 7.
Argy:i, Archibald, 9th Earl of, attends funeral of

2nd Marquis of Montrose, 28.
Armorial Bearings of Douglas of Mains, 77, 78.
Armorial Bearings of Stirling of Craigbarnet, 139.
Arthur and Arthurian persons and localities in

the Lennox, 5, 6.
Athenaeum of Glasgow, Moses Provan of Auchen-
gillan founder of, 38.
Ayrshire cattle and sheep improved by Archibald

Edmonstone, 99.

Ballagan in Kilmaronock, and Ballagan in Strath-
blane, 15.

Beadmen of the Collegiate Church of Dumbarton,
Manner of installation of, 320, 321.

Beadmen of the Collegiate Church of Dumbarton,
their disputes with the Provost, 174.

Bethia, origin of the name in the Spittal P'amily, 99.

Black mail. Cattle lifters, and Broken men, 263,
264, 265, 266.

Blanefield Printing Co., The origin of, 247, 248.

Blue Gowns, The King's, receive a gratuity, 333.

Bones, Human and horse, found, 7, 9.

Breach of the Sabbath day by James .\rindoe, in
going to a market with lint, 334.



Broich Families, Old and New, Long lawsuit be-
tween the, 96, 97.

Buchanan, George, The building of his monument,
161.

Buchanan, John, in Trean, farmer, poet, and
astronomer, and father of five ministers, 225.

Buchanan, The lands of, wasted and destroyed, 25.

Buchanans, The, violently assault the Macaulays
at Dumbarton, 92.

Buchanan Estate bought by the 3rd Marquis, 31.

Burial feasting after death of John, 4th Earl of
Montrose, 22.

Burmond, The Receipt book of miller, 36.

"Burrie" the ist, builds a new house in a bog, 135.

"Burrie" out in "the '45," taken prisoner and
escapes, 137.

" Burrie's " hiding-places after " the '45," 81, 137,
258.

"Burrie" redeems Craigbarnet and buys Kirk-
lands, 138.

" Burrie," Picture of, 139.

Candlemas offerings and Hansel Monday gifts to

the schoolmaster, 242.
Carbeth, The old clachan of, 253.
Cart, The first, used in West Stirlingshire, 161.
Chapel of Our Lady — Transactions between the

Duchess-Countess of Lennox and the Bailies of

Dumbarton, 174, 175.
Christians taken by the Turks, Collection for, 331.
Churchyard improved, 237, 238.
Cock-fighting and throwing at cocks, 242.



INDEX.



393



Coffins of stone at Bvoadgate and Mugdock, 7, 256.
Coins, Curious discovery of, 240.
College Bow, Inscription on the, 177.
Collegiate Churches, Constitution of, I73-
Communion cups gifted for the use of the parish,

" Communione Sabbaths" and Fast Days in Epis-
copal times, 206.

Conventicle at Duntreath in 1677, 122, 207, 208.

Covenanters, John Foyer, Schoolmaster ; John
Craig, 67, 239.

Craigbarnet transferred to Stirling of Keir by
family arrangement, 136.

' ' Curators and very noble and right honourable
friends " of the future " Great Marquis," 34, 35.

Curling Club, Origin of the, 356.

Craig, John, of Laggan, Covenanter, Escape of, 67.

Cymric Poets of the Lennox, 5.

Darnley, Lord, and the Earldom of Lennox, 108.

Dedication of the Collegiate Church of Dumbar-
ton, 173.

Disputed Settlement at Strathblane, 217, etc.,
etc., etc.

Distilleries in Strathblane, 248.

Douglas, Robert, second son of Mains, created
Viscount Belhaven, 76.

Drymen Coach and Wattie Buchanan, 40.

Dumb Laird of Duntreath, Anecdotes of, 121, 122.

Duntreath Book, The, 72.

Duntreath Castle ; The building, decay, and resto-
ration of, 260.

Earthquake in 1786, 360.

Edmonstone, Sir Archibald, Works in prose and
poetry of, 124.

Edmonstones settle in Ireland, 119.

Edmonstone, Sir James, of Duntreath, tried, 117,

Eglinton, Earl of, his troop of horse in Strath-
blane, 266.

Elders and deacons elected by the minister and
elders, 335.

Elders in Strathblane in Episcopal times, 206.

Elders of Strathblane who resigned in 1843, Min-
ute of Session anent, 226.

Engagement, The. Punishment of the Laird of
iJallagan for being concerned in, 202.

Episcopacy in the Lennox after the Revolution of
1688, 209.

ExcamlDion, Terms of John M'Indoe's, with John
Guthrie, 47.

Execution, The unjust, of Strathblane Lairds, 117.

Fairs at Mugdock, Strathblane, and Duntreath,

27, 29, 256, 260, 261.
Farming in Strathblane improved by Dr. Gibb, 223.
Feuds, Family, in the parish, 133.
Freeholders in Dumbartonshire in 1641, 2.
Funerals, Mode of observance of, in Strathblane,

235-



" Galloway Dyke " on Duntreath, built, 123.
Gallows of the Barony of Mugdock, 3, 18.
Geir, The, of Provost Robert Maxwell, 182.
Grahams of Ballewan, Passages in the early lives
of the first two, 162, 163.

Harne Gowne purchased, 204.
Harvest, Late, at Mugdock, 251.
Highlanders in Strathblane after the '"45," 81.
Harbour of St. Andrews, Collection for, in the
parish, 216.

Inkle Factory at Strathblane, 247 .
Isabel Marchioness of Montrose, The funeral ser-
mon of, 29.

Jenny's Lum, 261.

Joggs hung at church door, 204.

Killeam, The Kirk-Session of, allow Mr. Provan

to many, 37.
ffirkhouse Acre, Privileges of the, 66.
Kirkhouse, The keeper of the, rebels against the

minister and session, 222.
Kirk-Session Records, Entries in, 329, etc.

Law Stone of Mugdock, The, 256.

Lennox, John, of Woodhead, attacked and im-
prisoned by the Kincaids, 146.

Letter, A pious, from King Charles II., 205.

Letter, Temple Lands of, terms of holding, 308.

Litigations about stipend and manse. Dr. Hamil-
ton's, 224.

Manse, The new, of Strathblane, 224, 225.

Mary, Princess of Scotland, and her four hus-
bands, 104, 105.

Mary, Princess of Scotland, The grave of, at
Strathblane, 310.

Mausoleum, The Montrose, at Aberuthven, 19.

Macgregors, The, resolve upon the "destructioune"
of "the haill surname of the Balquhannanis," 92.

Maxwell, Provost Robert, his engineering opera-
tions at Dumbarton, 176, 181.

"Meikle Tree," The, of Blairquhosh, 92.

Meteorological Registers kept at Carbeth Guthrie,

357, 358, 359-

Ministerial visiting in Strathblane, 38.

Montrose, The Great Marquis of, his career, 22,
23, 24.

Montrose, The Great Marquis of, his heart, 24.

Montrose, 2nd Marquis of, lodges with Graham
of Killeam, 28.

Moot Hill of the Barony of Mugdock, 18.

Mugdock Castle, 16, 17, 254, 255.

Mugdock Castle, The Dineiddwg of Cymric
times, 6.

Mugdock Chapel, 17.

Mugdock Castle given up as the family resi-
dence, 31.



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THE PARISH OF STKATHBLANE.



Mugdock " demolished " by Lord Sinclair in 164 1,

and by the Buchanans in 1644, 17, 25.
Mugdock Feus, Conditions of, 304.
Mugdock made over to the Argylls, 26.
Mugdock or Maesydawc, Battle of, 8, 9.
Mugdock restored to the 2nd Marquis, 27.
Mugdock roof tree at Edenbarnet, 1 7.
Mugdock, The Factor of, his accounts, 21.
Mugdock, The House at, rebuilt and restored,

17, 34-
Mugdock, The name of, changed to Neilston, 26.

Oak in Blairquhosh Steading growing in 1493, 85.
Oaths at the Court of Mugdock, Money received

for, given to the Session, 333.
Oliver Cromv^'elI and Mugdock-Mitaiiell, 14.

Parish, Strathblane a, early in the 13th century,

166.
Patron Saint of Strathblane, 168.
Pavilion, The, or Public Hall of Strathblane, 248.
Peats brought daily by scholars for school fire, 242.
Phantom Army at Mugdock, 263.
Pit of Mugdock, Woman taken to, 216.
Plantations, Extensive, made by Sir Archibald

Edmonstone, 123.
Plantations in Strathblane, 251.
Ploughing, The, of the Mugdock portioners, 251.
Prebendary of Strathblane, The, to be a thorough

musician, 172.
Presentation of Cuthbert Cunninghame to the

Collegiate Church of Dumbarton, 188, 189.
Protestant town in Poland called Rieddan, Col-
lection for, 216.
Provosts of the Collegiate Church of Dumbarton,

Form of installation of, 327.
Public place of Repentance built, 204.
Punishment of parishioners who were out with

Montrose, 200, 201.

Reged or Mureiff, Strathblane part of, 5,

Road Trustees, Rev. Dr. Gibb's arrangement

with, 223.
Romans, The, in Strathblane, 263.
Runrig at Mugdock, 251.

St. Patrick's Well, Cures at, 256.

Salmon fishing on the Blane, 259.

Sandglass to regulate length of sermons. Purchase
of a, 204.

Schoolmaster, The, and the Session, 243.

Seat in Church, Dispute about, 205.

Service in Strathblane Church in 1560, 197.

Seton origin of the Edmonstone family, The sup-
posed, 102.



" Sevin parrochynnis of the Lennox that is within

Strivelingschyre," I, 2.
Shaw, Abbot George of Paisley, and his nieces'

marriages, 109.
Shearer, James, of Mugdock, the last, 61.
Sheep, Foyers fine breed of, 82, 83.
Skeleton found when making road at Craigallian,

249.
" Smith's Road," The making of, 55.
Smuggling in Strathblane, 248, 249, 267.
Snuff Mull of the Glasgow Stirlingshire Charitable

Society, 100.
Society or prayer meetings began in the parish in

1727, 217.
Stirling, General James, birth and career of, 138.
Stirling, John, 9th of Craigbamet, with Montrose

at Philiphaugh, 135.
Stirlings of Cadder, The representation of, 130,

309-
Stirling, Sir John, his chapel at Craigbamet, 131.
Stirling, William, ist of Glorat and Kirklands,

Murder of, 143.
Stone and gravel, a common disease, 332, 334,

335> 335-
Strathblane Church, Baptisms in, 235.
Strathblane Church improved by the late Sir

Archibald Edmonstone, 124, 230.
Strathblane Church, old and new form of service,

232, 233, 234.
Strathblane Church, The new, 231.
"Sucken," The, of Milndavie Mill, 54.
Superiorities in Strathblane, etc., granted to

William, Earl of Montrose, 15.
Superstitious practices in the parish, 214, 215,

216.

Tables, The, Principal heritor and minister of the

parish members of, 200.
Theft and pickery, The distinction between, 265,

266.
Travelling on Sunday, Double toll for, 262.
Tumours and French turnouris among, the Session

funds, 332.

Urien, or Urbgen, King of Mureiff, 7, 8.
Urns and burnt bones found at Broadgate, 7.

Waterspouts and floods, 359.

Weapons, stone and bronze, found in Strathblane,

8,9.
Whitefield, George, preaches at Strathblane, 217.
Witch, Story of a, 257.
Woodend and the Weirs of Barrachan, 70.

Yew Tree, The old, at Ballagan, 150:



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