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CHANNELKIRK (Ph) [Parish] Channelkirk (Parish) Continued [from page 2]
The church is Situated at the Hamlet of Channel kirk, nearly in the middle of the parish, but not in the most central place for the population - and, being on the top of a hill considerable height, its situation is by many found to be very inconvenient. It was built in 1817. and is in good repair. It affords accommodation to 300 persons - The Manse in 1789. and repaired in 1832. The Glebe consists of nine acres, and may be worth £18.0.0 yearly.
There is only one School, & that the parochial. The Schoolmaster's Salary is £30.0.0, and the amount of fees probably £40.0.0. He has the legal accommodations.
New Statistical Acct [account] Page 89 to 91.
The following is extracted from Fullertons Gazetteer -
"A parish in Berwickshire, nearly of a Circular form, having a diameter of 5 1/2 miles; bounded by Fala & Humbie on the North; Lauder on the East 7 South and Stow on the West. It is a pastoral district situated amongst the Lammermoor hills. where they border with the Counties of East and Mid-Lothian. The principal Village is that of Oxton, with a population of 220. On the banks of the streamlets which united for the Leader, are about [Continued on page 4]

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Channelkirk Parish -- W Beatty

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