re: 1684 Parish List - Inch, Wigtownshire Scotland.
"DUCHRIE" (just north of Kinhilt, other side of river)
Patrick Adair & Catherine Wilson
John Adair & Margaret Hook
Killhilt, Portpatrick Parish, on 1782 map.
Killhilt, just above GARTHLAND and Wm. McDowall, Esq.,
On the southern border of Inch Parish
Following up on the placename "DUCHRIE" (Dochraw)-
RMS Vol.XI AD1660-1668 (nos. 186, 278, 423) show a Deuchrie
Scottish Archives, ref GD138/1/249
Instrument of Sasine. 10-11 Nov. 1600 .....
Infeft John McDowell of GARTHLAND as son and heir to the deceased Uchtred McDowell of Garthland
In (1) Mains of Garthland, Kerobruyne, Achincloy, Blair, Barneschalloch, Achork, Meikle Portispittel, Little Portispitale,
all in the parish of Stanykirk / Stoneykirk ;
with the patronage of the Kirk of Stanykirk and the teinds thereof;
Over and Nether Culreochis (Culreoch ?),
Midmyltoun alias BALMENOCH with mill crofts etc.,
Lochanis, Culmuk, DUCHRA and Culgrange, united in the free barony of Garthland.
(2) Arid (sic) Knokbrek, Carnebrok and Ballingowyn and its mill; Mye; Knoknane, part of Bruchjarg with mill, Over and Nether Portincailzie, Midmyltoun and its mill, Cosset and Keredow, Ballskellag, Auchlyoch, Ardwell, Kirkbryde, Balseroch, Mains of Corswell, Knoknane, Carneboy, Knoktyme, Carne, Over Glengyre, Nether Glengyre, Dowloch; mill of Galdenoch.
Wit:- John McKie servitor, to said John McDowell,
Andro Ross in Corswell,
Andro McDowell blacksmith there,
John Shennan in Knoknene,
John McDowell of Logan,
Patrick McDowell in Freuch and
John Agnew in Blair.
Kinghelt / Kilhilt(?) just south of Ballmeanach
is shown on the Roy map survey c.1747-1755 at :
Kilhilt, Wigtownshire, Scotland
1849 Ordnance Survey map at :