List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
TRADES HALL BUILDINGS [Dumfries] Trades Hall Building
Trades Hall Building
J. G. Montgomery
Mr. Irvine
055 [Situation] -On the S.S.E [South South East] of Queensberry Square.
A large building 3 Storeys high,the front part of the lower flat is occupied As three Shops, the remainder of the Same flat is occupied as the Meal Market The middle Storey is the Trades Hall a large room where the Incorporated Trades men wont to Assemble .- It is now let as a Salesroom, part of this Storey is also let as a Granery - the high er or upper storey is used as a Schoolroom or Academy And the Teachers' dwelling - it is an unendowed School kept by Mr. Martin . - This Building was formerly the property of the Trades[men] but now belongs to Several individuals
HIGH STREET [Dumfries] High Street
High Street
High Street
Corner Board
Peter Mundell
Map of Town 1819
049; 055 [Situation] Running S.S.E [South South East], from Church Place to Southgate Brae.
A large irregular St. being the main one of Dumfries.- It is nearly a mile in length and is very irregular in width- extends from Nith Place on the South to Castle St. Church Place on the North - in it are the best Shops in Dumfries in lines of business.- This St. like others of the Town is paved and drained. - THe Houses are principally 3 Storeys high, the lower apartments all occupied as Shops, the upper Storeys As dwellings.-

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