List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
WATTEN [village] Watten Villiage Revd [Reverend] Mr Gunn, F. C. [Free Church] Manse Watten
Mr John Doul, Postmaster
Mr McKay, F.C.S. [Free Church School] Teacher
018 A small Villiage situated 8 Miles from Wick and 12 1/2 from Thurso - on the Turnpike road which connects them The Villiage consists of - A Free Church and Manse, A Free Church school with dwelling house attached - A Post office, Tollhouse - Blacksmith's, Joiner's, 3 general Merchants, 2 shoemaker's shops and two or three private houses - It has a Volunteer Corp, a Young Men's debating society and a small library - It has two deliveries and two dispatches of mails every day - per mail coach - from the south and to the north in the morning, and from the north and to the south in the evening - There is a Yearly Feeing and Cattle Market held near the Villiage in November -

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Watten Parish -- Caithness

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