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List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
EDNAM STREET [Annan] Ednam Street John Shanklin Robert Burns Tavern Annan
Robert Watson Commercial Hotel Annan
062 [Situation] Between the South ends of Downie's Wynd And Murray Street

A street running in a westerly direction from Murray street for about 10 Chains until it joins Downie's Wynd, having houses on its southern side and the Academy and a few houses on its northern side, the houses being slated and in good repair with vegetable gardens attached.
ACADEMY [Annan] Academy Alexander Downie Esqr Annan
William Cuthbertson Stationer Annan
062 [Situation] At the North Side of Ednam Street.

A neat plain building, surrounded by a large playground; it is large enough to afford accommodation for 200 scholars, the average number of attendance is about 150. Mr Crosby is the classical master and Mr White is the commercial master; they each receive £44 per annum from the interest of a fund raised by the disposal of commonty belonging to the town of Annan; that sum & the school fees composes their salary, they have also an assistant to whom the pay £26 a year. The school was built from the above funds

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Ph [Parish] of Annan -- Sheet 11 -- Trace 5

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