List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
ACADEMY [Moffat] Moffat Academy
Moffat Academy
Moffat Academy
Samuel Neil Esqr. Well Road
John Bell Esqr Well Road
Rev. [Reverend] John Riddell
016 [Situation] At the South End of Beech Grove
A modern built edifice erected in 1834, and possesses endowments for two teachers (Viz) Classical Master or Rector of the grammar School, Mathematical, English and Writing Master, at the respective salaries of £50 and £20 per Annum, The Charges for the difficult Classes or branches are as follows, (Viz) Latin, Greek, French and Mathematics 5/-s [shillings] [£0.5.0] per quarter, English, Writing, Arithmetic And Book Keeping 4/6 [£0.4.6] per quarter, There are two Vacations during the Year, one for 10 days at Christmas and the other takes place on the first Monday of August every Year, and extends to 6 weeks, The Rector is Samuel Neil Esqr.

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The Parochial School and Another School
which had been endowed for nearly 200
years, were in 1834 united, under the
direction of a head-master And an Usher. -
Gazetteer of Scotland. -

[Signed] Philip Munro
Lce Corp R.E. [Lance Corporal Royal Engineers]

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