Posted By:LarryR
Subject:Re: Laretburn, Scotland - Bell surname
Post Date:September 13, 2005 at 01:45:52
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Forum:Roxburghshire, Scotland Genealogy Forum
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Hi Elizabeth,

It may be a place name.

Not much seen in searching – this the only hit from the Canmore database at RCAHMS:
Kelly Burn
Alternative Names: Laretburn
Type of Site: Roman Coin
NMRS Number: NT62NW 54
Map reference: NT 600 295
Parish: Maxton
Council: Scottish Borders, The

Apparently a coin was found at this place………….no other info, but your "alternate" name is revealed.

Also in this regard - “Kelly Burn” is mentioned here in an article on St Boswells:


Hope this helps.......