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Academy, Bathgate, 164

Breich water, 76, 116

Brickfield in Carriden, 71
Bridge castle, remains of, 50

Aebercurnig, ancient monastery of, 18-its Bridgeness point, 55-village, 72

history, 23

Airncoth hills, the, 55, 120

Agricultural Society, the Bathgate, 161
Agriculture and rural economy, 28, 51, 69,
81, 87, 105, 112, 118, 135, 159, 178
Almond water, the, 76, 90, 115, 150
Amondell house, 87

Antoninus' wall, see Roman wall
Antiquities, 6, 26, 47, 65, 81, 117, 127,
158, 174

Argadus, a British chief, tradition regard-
ing, 55

Armadale, village of, 162

Auldcathie, annexed parish of, 90
Avenale, family of, 23

Avon water, 35, 36, 121, 170
Avonton house, 174

Baird, Principal, birth-place of, 131
Balbardie, loch at, 150

Barbachlaw water, 155
Bargeny, Lord, 62

Barnbougle castle, ruins of, 95-its his-
tory, 96

Baron, Professor, 83

Bathgate, parish of, 149-town of, 161-
water, 155

Bedlormie house, ruins of, 50

Bell, Henry, inventor of the marine steam
engine, 46

Binn's hill, 18-house, 26

Binny, capture of Linlithgow castle by,
171

Binny-craig hill, 170
Blackburn, village of, 119

Blackness, termination of the Roman
wall at, 26, 65-burn, 19, 57-castle, 55
-its history, 60, 68-village of, 72-its
former importance, 73

Blackridge, village of, 52-church at, 53
Blair, Lord President, 174
Bo'ness, see Borrowstownness
Bonhard house, 68-village of, 75
Bonnar, Rev. John, 46

Borrowstownness, parish of, 120-town of,
134, 139-its rise, 139-manufactures,
trade, and shipping of, 136-its har-
bour, 140

Botany, 21, 38, 60, 94, 110, 116, 123, 157
Bowden hill, 35-ancient camp on, 50

LINLITHGOW.

Broxburn, village of, 87
Bruce, Rev. Archibald, 84
Buchan, the Earl of, 85
Bullion well, the, 110

Burnfoot, birth-place of Colonel Gardiner
at, 63

Cairn on Torphichen, remains found in, 50
Cairnapple or Cairnpapple hill, 35, 150
Calder, Henry, bequest by, 167
Camp, ancient, on Bowden hill, 50
Canal, proposed from Bo'ness to Glasgow,

148

Cargill, Daniel, tradition regarding, 81
Carmelite church, remains of the, at
Queensferry, 6-convent in Linlithgow,
175

Carriden, papish of, 54--burn, 57-house,
60, 68-termination of the Roman wall
at, 65

Carse of Kinneil, the, 147
Castle Lyon, ruins of, 130
Cattle, see Live-Stock

Cedars, remarkable, at Hopeton house, 22
Charitable institutions, various, in Linlith--
gow, 186

Chemical works in Carriden, 71
Church of Dalmeny, the, 101

Churches, Established, see Ecclesiastical
Statistics-Dissenting, see Dissenters.
Climate and Meteorology, 1, 19, 35, 56,
92, 110, 121, 170

Coal-field of Carriden, the, 58
Cockleburn, the, 92
Cockleroi hill, 35, 170

Coins, ancient, found in Bo'ness, 129-
in Carriden, 68-in Dalmeny, 103-in
Linlithgow, 175

Collieries in Abercorn, 20-in Bathgate,
151, 154-in Bo'ness, 123, 136-in
Carriden, 58, 70-in Torphichen, 37,
52-in Uphall, 88-in Whitburn, 76
Cornieburn, the, 18, 19

Couston, mineral well at, 151

Covenant, burning of the, in Linlithgow, 173
Craigie hill, 91-house, 94-family of, ib.
Crawhill house, 35

Crofthead ironstone, the, 76
Cross, ancient, remains of, 26
Cuffabouts, village of, 72

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Dalmeny, parish of, 90-house, park, and

grounds, 91, 95-village, 106

Dalyell, General, birth-place of, 24
Davidson, James, bequest by, 108
Davie, James, death of, 157
Dean burn, the, 122

Dechmont law, 115

Deer park at Hopeton house, the, 20
D'Esse, M., defence of Blackness castle by,
61

Dissenters and Dissenting Chapels, 13, 30,

74, 82, 87, 107, 112, 119, 145, 163
Distillery, Bo'ness, 137-Glenforth, 16
Douglas, Mrs, school endowed by, 185
Draining, 29, 87, 160, 178

Druidical circle in Torphichen, 49
Drumshorlan moor, 87
Duddingstoun house, 27

Dundas of Dundas, family of, 98-Sir

George, 41-John, of Philpstown, 24
Dundas castle, ruins of, 100-hill, 90
Ecclesiastical statistics, 13, 30, 52, 73, 81,
88, 107, 114, 119, 142, 162, 183
Ecclesmachan, parish of, 109
Edgar, port, origin of the name of, 2
Education, statistics of, 14, 32, 53, 74, 84,
89, 107, 114, 119, 147, 164, 185

Erskine, Henry, 86

Fairs and markets, 16, 167, 187
Fauldhouse, village of, 79

Ferry at Queensferry, history of the, 9
Fisheries, herring, &c. 7, 136-salmon, 7,
30, 71, 93

Fishing nets, manufactory of, 8
Fleming, Professor, birth-place of, 158
Forth, Firth of, 1-its depth, &c. at
Queensferry, ib.-19, 56, 57, 92, 121
Foundery, Bo'ness, 137

Friendly Societies, 14, 53, 74, 120, 146,
186

Fuel, prices, &c. of, 16, 33, 120, 168, 187
Gardiner, Colonel, birth-place of, 63
Geology and Mineralogy, 1, 19, 36, 57, 76,
90, 110, 116, 122, 151

George IV., sailing of, from Port Edgar, 2
Gibbison, Rev. John, 104
Gibbites, origin of the, 133
Gil burn, 122

Glenforth Distillery Company, the, 16
Glowr-owre-em hills, the, 55
Gordon, Rev. Charles, 104
Graeme, Sir John, 23

Grahame or Grime's Dyke, origin of the
name of, 67-sce Roman wall

Grange house, 68

Grange Pans, village of, 71, 72
Greenridge colliery, 77

Hamilton of Bothwellhaugh, assassination

of the Regent Murray by, 173-Rev.
Alexander, 104, 110-Lord Claud, oc-
cupation of Blackness castle by, 61-
Sir Gilbert, 130-Sir Thomas, 133-
William, of Bangour, 110

Harbour of Bo'ness, the, 140
Hay, John, of Lochloy, 63
Henderson, John, 133
Henry, Dr, bequest by, 185
Hilderston hill, colliery at, 37

History, civil, 23, 38, 60, 81, 85, 110, 116,
127, 157

Hope, Admiral Sir George J., 64
Hope-Vere, family of, 95

Hopeton, General the Earl of, 2, 24
Hopeton house, 27-remarkable trees at,
22-Deer park, 21

Horticultural Society, the Bathgate, 161
Houston House, 86, 87
Humbie, quarry of, 91

Husbandry, system of, 28, 69, 81, 88, 105,
113, 118, 135, 160

Hydrography, 19, 36, 57, 110, 121, 150,
170

Inch Garvie, Island and fortifications of,
1, 101

Inns and alehouses, 16, 33, 75, 120, 167,
187

Irongath hills, the, 55, 120

Ironstone, beds of, in Bathgate, 153-in
Bo'ness, 136-in Whitburn, 78
Inveravon, ruins of tower at, 129
Jail, Queensferry, 15-Linlithgow, 186
Kid, Rev. Mr, 5

Kinneil, termination of the Roman wall at,
128-Carse of, 147,-House, and its
history, 130-description of, 131-old
parish of, 120

Kippshill, mineral spring at, 36-house,
remains near, 49
Kirkhill house, 87

Kirkwood the grammarian, 174
Knights of St John, history of the, 39
Knightsridge hill, 115

Knock hill, 150

Knolles, Sir William, 41

Lady's Scaup, the, a shallow in the Forth,
148

Landowners, 25, 46, 64, 85, 111, 117,
135, 158, 174
Laughing hill, the, 129

Leases, duration, &c. of, 70, 118, 135,
160, 179

Lees, Sir John, Bart., 63

Libraries and literature, 14, 33, 53, 84,
147, 166

Limestone, remarkable, in Abercorn, 29,

--in Bathgate, 153-in Torphichen, 37
Lindsay, David, imprisonment of, in Black-
ness, 62-Sir Walter, 41
Linlithgow, parish of, 169-loch, 170—
town and castle, their history, 171, 181
-palace, description of, 176
Linlithgow bridge, village of, 180-battle
of, 172

Linlithgowshire, general observations on,

189

Linnmill burn, the, 19-cascade on, 92

Liston, Rev. Henry, 111
Live-stock, breeds, &c. of, 51, 69, 88, 113,
118, 179

Livingstone, Lord, 116

Livingstone, parish of, 115-peel of, 117
-house, ib.-village, 119
Loch burn, the, 170

Lochcote hills, cairn on, 50-house, 51-
loch, 36

Loggie water, 35, 36

Longevity, remarkable instances of, in
Linlithgow, 170

Malcolm III., marriage of, 2
Manufactures, 8, 52, 71, 161, 180
Margaret, Queen of Malcolm III., 2
Mary, Queen, birth-place of, 174
Mauke's hill, the, 118
Maxwell of Middleton, 87

Meek, Captain Henry, bequest by, 15,
108

Melville, Andrew, imprisonment of, in
Blackness, 61
Meteorology, see Climate
Middleton house, 87

Midhope burn, 19-house, remains of, 26
Mineral well in Linlithgow, 170
Mineralogy, see Geology

Ministers of Abercorn from 1690, 25-of
Bo'ness from 1694, 143-of Dalmeny,
from 1610, 104-of Queensferry from
1635, 13 of Uphall from the Reforma-
tion, 89

Monshill, 91

Mowbray, family of, 96

Muir, Samuel, 81

Muirhouses, village of, 72

Murray, Patrick of Livingstone, 116

Murray, the Regent, assassination of, 172
Nethermill burn, the, 19

Nets, manufacture of, 8

Newlands, John, bequest by, 164

Newton, limestone quarry of, 29-village
of, 30

New Year field, the, 117

Ochiltree mill, Roman camp at, 175
Ogilface castle, ruins of, 50
Palace of Linlithgow, the, 176
Panter, Secretary, imprisonment of, in
Inch Garvie, 101

Parochial registers, 4, 25, 47, 64, 103, 111,
117, 127, 158, 174
Pauperism, see Poor

Peanfahel, termination of the Roman wall,
at, 26

Phipstown, village of, 30

Plantations and planting, 22, 38, 106, 113,
118, 179

Poor, management of the, 14, 15, 33, 53,
75, 89, 108, 115, 120, 146, 186
Population returns, 6, 28, 51, 69, 81, 87,
104, 112, 118, 134, 159, 177
Porteous, Dr William, 82
Potter, Rev. Michael, 133

Pottery, Bo'ness, 137

Preceptory of Torphichen, the, 40, 47
Preston island, 121

Priestinch hill, 18-bog, 19-coal mine at,

20
Primrose, family of, 97-Archibald, ib.
Prison, Bathgate, 167-Linlithgow, 186
Produce, agricultural, &c., 30, 52, 71, 113,
160

Quarries, 29, 37, 52, 70, 81, 88, 118, 136,
153, 160, 179

Queensferry, parish of, 1-town of, ib.-its

early importance, 2-history, ib.-his-
tory of the Ferry, 9-piers and harbours,
11, 12

Ramsay, Rev. Mr, burning of the cove-
nant by, 173

Registers of Queensferry, extracts from, 4
Reiving crag, 150

Rent, rates of, 51, 69, 105, 113, 118, 135,
160

Riccarton, village of, 170

Rigg, William, imprisonment of, in Black-
ness castle, 62

Roads, bridges, &c., 9, 30, 52, 72, 106,
114, 162, 183

Roebuck, Dr John, projector of the Car-

ron Iron Works, 63

Roman remains found in Carriden, 68—
in Dalmeny, 103-in Linlithgow, 175—
Road, 102, 128, 174-Wall, the great,
26, 60, 65, 127

Rope work, Bo'ness, 137

Rosebery, Earl of, 1, 95-history of the
family of, 97

St John, Knights of, 39-their Preceptory
at Torphichen, 40

Salt-works on Carriden, the, 71

Sandhills, remarkable, in Torphichen, 37
Sandilands, family of,45-Sir James, 42, 44
Savings Banks, 74

Schools, see Education

Scottish Parliament, meetings of the, in
Linlithgow, 173

Semple, Lady, bequest by, 107

Shairp of Houston, family of, 86
Sibbald, Sir Robert, 46

Soap, manufactory of, in Queensferry,
Society, village of, 30

Sommerville, Dr James, 83

South Queensferry, see Queensferry
Spring, mineral, in Torphichen, 36
Stair, the Earl of, 174

8

Stewart of Craigie, family of, 95-Dugald,
residence of, in Bo'ness, 131-Walter,
157

Stone coffins found in Bathgate, 157-in
Bo'ness, 129-in Carriden, 68-in Dal-
meny, 102-in Torphichen, 50
Strathbrock, origin of the name of, 85-
history of, 86

Templars, suppression of the, 40
Tide, rise of the, at Queensferry, 1

Tor hill, the, 110

Torphichen, parish of, 34-village of, 52-
family of, 42- tenure of their title, 43
Trees, remarkable, at Hopeton house, 22
Uphall, parish of, 85-village of, 87
Urns, ancient, found in Bo'ness, 129
Wages, rates of, 28, 51, 160
Wall, the Great Roman, see Roman
Wallace's Cave, 35

Wallhouse, mansion-house of, 51

Walton, termination of the Roman Wall at, 65

Warden, Robert, Esq., 113, 114

Wardrope, Rev. Alexander, 82

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