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Historical References

"COWDEN. From Cowden in the parish of Dalkeith, Midlothian. There is also a Cowden near Dollar, but Cowden near Dalkeith is more probable source of the name. Joneta Cowden, heir of William Cowden, burgess of Edinburgh, 1595 (Inquis., 4). Hugo Cawdoun on inquest in Edinburgh, 1634 (Fordett, p. 119). Katherene Cowdon and Agnes Cowdon in Tinwald were examined for the Test, 1685 (RFC., 3. ser. xi, p. 434), and Patrick Cowdane appears in Traprainlawend, 1689 (Edin. App.}. See also GOLDEN. 0 "(The surnames of Scotland. George Fraser Black, 1866-1948)


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