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Historical References

"CRAIGHALL. Local, from one of the several places of the name, but probably from the lands of Craigie now Craignall in West Lothian. James and Marion Craghall were tenants of Mervenislaw in Jedburgh Forest, 1541 (ER., xvn, p. 702). Bessie Craighall in Ardeth, 1585 (St. Andrews, 565). "(The surnames of Scotland. George Fraser Black, 1866-1948)


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