List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
KING'S ARMS INN [Dumfries] Kings Arms Inn
Kings Arms Inn
Kings Arms Inn
Sign Board
J. Fraser
Map of Town
055 [Situation] At the junction of English St. with High Street.
A large Inn built about 120 Years ago three Storeys high and in good repair and is the principal Inn of Dumfries.- has accommodation for About 50 travellers, with Stables Capable of Keeping 80 horses and Coach - house attached.- The Building was originally much Smaller.- The Portpatrick and Dumfries Mail Coach leaves this Inn daily And one returns- Two Coaches go to and return from Kirkcudbright daily one of which Carries the Mail- one leaves for AuchenlecK and returns daily. The Nithsdale Omnibus goes 4 times daily to the Railway Station and returns - Three pairs of Posting -horses Are kept here, Also two Gigs and the phaetons.- This Inn is occupied by John Fraser, who is proprietor.-
HERRIES' CLOSE [Dumfries] Gas House Close
Gas House Close
Gas House Close
Herries' Close
Herries' Close
Herries' Close
John Crosbie
R. Kemp Esqr.
Name Board
Mr. Halliday
Mr. Hunter
055 [Situation] leading from ShaKespeare St. near Gas Works to High Street.
A long irregular Close leading from High Street to Shakespeare Street. It is paved and drained. The houses are of indifferent Class 2 Storeys in height , and occupied by working people. -

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