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DOLLAR (Parish) Continued [continued from page 1]
Dollar. copper mines attempted to be worked into the Ochil Hills in the parish, but did not succeed. Macnab's School or Dollar Institution is situated is situated in the East of Dollar Village. It was founded and endowed by John Macnab a native of this parish, born of poor parents, he travelled and settled in London where he amassed a considerable fortune and in 1802 bequeathed for behoof of the Dollar School £55110.9.2 vested in three per cents, and this sum was paid into Chancery by his executors. It is a beautiful building and the grounds around it is most tastefully laid out. It affords an excellent course of education to many children from a distance, who are taken in as boarders, besides the Children of the parish.
The parish church is very convenient for the great body of the population, who reside chiefly in the old and new villages of Dollar, which are in the immediate neighbourhood of the Church which accommodates above 600. The Manse was built in 1795. It was repaired and a considerable addition made to it in 1817, and new offices were built in 1820. The glebe consists of four acres of good land. The Stipend is in general below 150 pounds. The augmentation from the Exchequer amounts to £23.6.8. The nearest market town is Alloa, about seven miles distant from Dollar.
There are no detached portions of this parish nor are there any detached portions of any other parish situated within it.
Two tumuli are mentioned in the Statistical Account as being in the parish, but no trace of them can now be found and the inhabitants even believe that they never existed.

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