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Historical References

"CLOW. Of local origin from the small place of the name in the parish of Dunning, Perthshire. Lawrence Clow was witness in Perth, 1547 (RoUok, 28). Andrew Clow in Pett. parish of Muthill, 1663, and fourteen more of the name from 1610 onward, are recorded in Dunblane Commissariot Record. Andrew Clow, soldier in Edinburgh, 1674 (Edinb. Marr.), Laurence Clow in Gillgrastoune (now Kilgraston), 1687 (Inqvis., 6874). John Clow, merchant in Criefif, 1717, and three others of the name are in Dunkeld Commissariot Record. A payment was made to Agnes Clow in Edinburgh, 1736 (Guildry, p. 156), and Jenny Clow in Edinburgh bore a son to Robert Burns the poet. James Claw, burgess of Culross, 1632 (Dunblane), may be another spelling (cf. THAW and THOW). "(The surnames of Scotland. George Fraser Black, 1866-1948)


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