New Abbey, KCB, NX896694

Name book entry: “A row of houses in good repair having a garden attached to each, the property of James McLeod of Drumjohn. The name originates from one of the houses bring used as a public house and having for its sign board the likeness of a famed race horse called the Beeswing.” OS1/20/90/49

I’ve written about the history of this name here: Beeswing.

This entry is still in draft and has yet to be proofed. There are links to the sources of historical forms of the name, where spellings can be checked.