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CARRUTHERS' COTTAGES Carruthers Cottages
Carruthers Cottages
Mr. Adamson Banker
Revd. [Reverend] Dr. [Doctor] Wallace
055 [Situation] About 10 chains E. [East] of Dumfries
A Square Consisting of 10 Small but neat Cottages erected in 1844 out of a mortified fund left by Mrs. Carruthers of Warmanbie for the support and Accommodation of ten or fewer lame or blind women natives of Dumfries.The fund or legacy was left under Trustees consisting of some of the Magistrates of Dumfries and the two Parish Ministers One of the Cottages is occupied by the Governess the resident Manager. In one of her rooms is a neat small marble tablet with the following inscription " Mrs Carruthers of Warmanbie died at Dumfries the 30th. of September 1839 aged 77. She notified the residue of her fortune for the support of ten or fewer lame or blind women native's of Dumfries and her Trustees erected in 1844 these The Carruthers Cottages as a Monument to her Memory and for the residence of the Objects of her Benevolence."
MANSE [R.C., St Andrew's Chapel, Dumfries] 055

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