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List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
COLDINGHAM [village] Coldingham


Coldingham

Coldingham
Andrew Wilson
Merchant, Coldingham
John Johnston
Coldingham
Mr Thomas Renton Coldingham
005.12 [Situation] In the northwest corner of Plan about ΒΌ mile N.W. [North West] from Coldingham Law
This is a village of considerable size. It is very irregularly built, and the principal part of the houses, is of an inferior description.
There are in it two places of public worship,, viz, the Established Church and a U.P. [United Presbyterian] Church. It has a good but small Inn, a Public house, Post office, several Grocers' shops, and a small Brewery. There are two good schools, the Parish School, and one attached to the U.P. [United Presbyterian] Church beside two or three smaller ones for Infants.
There are a few of the trades pretty [well] represented such as Shoe makers, Tailors,
Carpenters, Smiths, one Butcher, and three Bakers, and several Weavers.
There is no resident medical man.
There is a circulating Library, containing about 700 volumes-

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Coldingham Parish Sheet 5 No 12 Trace 1 [Page] 28

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