List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
NEW CHURCH [Dumfries] New Church
New Church
New Church
Castle Church
The Revd. [Reverend] T. Duncan
John Anderson
Robert Kemp Esqre.
Oliver and Boyd's Edinburgh Almanac
049 [situation] On the N.W. [North West] side of Church Crescent.
A plain edifice with Tower (used as belfry) Surmounted by a Spire of Considerable height. - In the tower is a good ClocK having 3 faces. This Church was built in 1724 partly of the material from the old Castle of Dumfries on the Site of which it stands. Its interior is well fitted out with Galleries &c. Sufficiently Commodious with Sittings for about 800. The Average Number of hearers about 450. Communicants about 300. The Minister is the Revd. [Reverend] Thomas Duncan D.D. [Doctor of Divinity] whose Stipend Amounts to £280, £140 of which paid by Government, the remainder by Seat rental.
CHURCH CRESCENT [Dumfries] Church Crescent
Church Crescent
Church Crescent
Corner Board
Thomas Craig
Robert Kemp Esqre.
049 [situation] Leading from the junction of High Street, Castle St. And Friars Vennel in a N.E. [North East] direction to Academy Street.
A short Street leading from Church Place to Academy St. forming a slight bend or Curve, passing in front of the New Church. - It is macadamised on each side, drained and lighted with Gas. - The houses are 3 storeys high, having a few Shops. - The New Church is on the N. [North] side.

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