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CHURCH [S of Craighaugh] Parish Church
Parish Church
Revd. [Reverend] George Strathearn Minister
William Ewart Shoemaker Churchplace Cottage
026 [Situation] About 10 Chains S.E. [South East] of Tom's Knowe
The parish church of Eskdalemuir is a plain but commodious building having a square belfry at its south side and erected in 1826 it is furnished with a gallery and is seated for 400. The average number of communicants is 120 & the average attendance is 250. The Revd. [Reverend] George Strathearn is the present incumbent, his stipend is £250 per annum, with a manse and glebe of 23 acres. His Grace the Duke of Buccleugh is the patron
CHURCHPLACE COTTAGE Churchplace Cottage
Churchplace Cottage
William Ewart Shoemaker Churchplace Cottage
Andrew Warwick Labourer Craighaugh
026 [Situation] Immediately S.E [South East] of the Church
A small but neat cottage situated 52 yards south of the Church, one storey high & slated, it was erected the summer of the present year (1836) and is the post office it is occupied by Mr. Ewart, Shoemaker proprietor His Grace the Duke of Buccleugh
POST OFFICE [Churchplace Cottage] Post Office
Post Office
William Ewart Shoemaker Churchplace Cottage
Andrew Warwick Labourer Craighaugh
026 [Situation] Churchplace Cottage
A small but neat cottage situated 52 yards south of the Church, one storey high & slated, it was erected the summer of the present year (1836) and is the post office it is occupied by Mr. Ewart, Shoemaker proprietor His Grace the Duke of Buccleugh
There is one delivery and one despatch daily, from this Post Office.

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Parish of Eskdalemuir
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