List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
BURNS' OLD HOUSE Poet Burns' Old House
Burns' Old House
Mr. C. E. Hall
R. Kemp Esqre.
055 [On the North East] Side of Burn's Street,
Aplain house or Cottage 2 Storeys high And in tolerably good repair . In it the Poet Robert Burns lived for Some Years and died in it.- It is Consequently an object of much attraction to Strangers. It is presently occupied by Mr. C.E. Hall, Schoolmaster in the Industrial School.-
Industrial School
Industrial School
Name on Board
Mr. C.E. Hall
R. Kemp Esqre.
055 [Situation] On the N.E. [North East] Side of Burns' Street.
This is a Free school for the Children of the Poor, whose parents are unable to pay School fees. - The Children also get food and Clothing at this School. It is a branch of the Schools usually Known by the name of Ragged Schools. It consists of a boys and girls School in two Separate Apartments.- The teachers are C.E. Hall And wife whose joint Salary Amounts to £80 p [per] Annum with a free house And Garden attached The Salary is paid out of the fund for the Support of Ragged Schools, And which is Kept up by public Subscription.-

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