List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
CLOSE HEAD Close Head James Saunders Solway Place Annan
John Jackson Cumberland Terrace
062 [Situation] East of Scott's Street -

A small street extending from Solway Place for about 5 Chains on the Carlisle Road having houses on both sides generally in good repair with vegetable gardens attached.
ST COLUMBA'S CHAPEL St Columba's Chapel Roman Catholic Revd [Reverend] E H Small Dumfries
James Saunders Solway Place Annan
062 [Situation] At the South Side of Close Head -

A plain building, built in the year 1795 by the Independent Congregation of Annan, and vested in Trustees, in 1838 it was purchased for a Roman Catholic place of worship, it has a gallery at its Northern end, and sittings for 200 persons, Roman Catholics in and within 7 miles of Annan 325, average attendants 125, Communicants 92. The surviving Trustees are the Revd. John MacPherson Principal of Blairs College Aberdeen, Reverend Stephen Keenan Dundee and Revd. James Gillies now Bishop of Edinburgh. There being no stationary Priest in Annan it is attended the first Sunday of every month from Dumfries.

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