List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
Valuation Roll 1859-60
Rental Books & Estate Plans
Mr Ronald Macdonald. Cluny Castle
Mr William Donaldson. Tenant.
039 An ordinary dwelling house, with outhouses, garden &c attached, also a smithy, and a few acres of land. the property of Captain Gordon of Cluny Castle.
BRUCES' FEMALE SCHOOL Bruces' Female School
Bruces' Female School
Bruces' Female School
Mr George Clark, Girnel
Mr William Donaldson
Mr James R. Souter, Schoolmaster,
039 A new house. now in the Course of erection and to be Called by this name.
Two brothers and a Sister. named Bruce who lately lived in this district are the founders of this School They two brothers died lately and left all their money to the Sister, (now Mrs Hay) and she has given one thousand pounds to defray the expense of erection and the Surplus to be retained for the future support of the School. and should this not be sufficient for its requirements. She is willing to further augment this sum. It is chiefly for girls. (inhabitants of this parish, but little boys will be admitted until they are of a Certain age. It is not confined to any particular Sect nor under the control of any church or church dicipline

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