laneside

Place-name:Laneside
Suggested Meaning:side of the slow moving stream
Scots lane ‘slow moving stream’
Blaeu Coila (1654):No Entry
OS Name Books (1855-57):Laneside
Location:Ordnance Survey (1894)

Laneside

Scots lane ‘slow moving stream+ ‘side

Laneside farm once stood on the north bank of the Beoch Lane close to its confluence with the River Nith. As well as Beoch Lane, place-name element Scots lane ‘slow-moving stream’ [1] is found elsewhere in the parish in Lane Burn (which gives rise to the farm names Lanehead and Lanemark), Auchtitench Lane and Back Lane on the north-east of the parish.


Map 1 Laneside | Reproduced with the permission of the National Library of Scotland

The Ordnance Survey Name Book (1855-57) entry for Laneside reads –

A small house with a few acres of land attached – It is a sublet off Waterhead.

Map 2 : Laneside and Waterhead (Johnston’s map) | Reproduced with the permission of the National Library of Scotland

1841 Census

Tenants: James Weir (farmer), Elzabeth Weir (wife) and David Weir (son) along with three lodgers.

1851 Census

Tenants: William Dick (farmer of 35 acres), Deborah Dick nee Walls (wife), and children – Deborah, Elizabeth, James, Helen and Jane – who was born at Laneside on 10th July 1848.

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

References
[1] Dictionaries of the Scots Language |lane
Maps
Reproduced with the permission of the National Library of Scotland
https://maps.nls.uk/
Map 1 | Ordnance Survey (1856) |Laneside
Map 2 | Ordnance Survey (1857) | Laneside & Waterhead
Ordnance Survey Name Books
By Permission of Scotland’s Places
scotlandsplaces.gov.uk
Ayrshire OS Name Books (1855-57) Vol. 49| Laneside
Scotland’s People
https://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk
Old Parish Records, Births, Marriages, Deaths, Census Records, Valuations Rolls, Wills & Testaments
Old Parish Records | Baptisms