List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
Burgh School
Burgh School
Burgh School
Henry Beveridge Esqr.
Mr. B. Ronald (Burgh Chamberlain)
Mr. James Birrell (Burgh Treasurer)
Mr. Lockhart (Schoolmaster)
[situation] on the N.W. [Northwest] side of Wemyss Place.
A large & handsome stone building erected (in 1843) & supported by the Burgh Funds. Cost of erection £2500. Average number of scholars 250. The branches taught are a general English education. Latin. Greek. French, & Mathematics. The Master receives £80 per annum from the Burgh funds, besides fees from the scholars. There are two assistants who are paid by the Master.
SCHOOL [Whyte's Causeway] School (private)
School (private)
School (private)
Mr. John Sang
Mr. Ireland
Mr. Lockhart
[situation] 5 chains w. [West] of Free Church Manse.
A private girls school established & supported by Miss Fergus, daughter of John Fergus Esqr. M.P. [Member of Parliament] for the Co. [County] of Fife. The scholars are taught Reading, Writing, Sewing & Knitting & pay 1/6 per Qr. [One shilling and sixpence per Quarter Year] for Books etc.
5 Ch. nw [5 Chains Northwest] from w [West] end of Whyte's Causeway.
SCHOOL [Thistle Street] School (private)
School (private)
School (private)
George Wyse (schoolmaster)
Mr. Bremner
Mr. James Birrell
[situation] On the W. [West] side of Thistle Street.
A building situate on the west side of Thistle street, rented by the schoolmaster from the trustees of Robert Philp Esqr.
Previous to the erection of the new school now called the Philp's School, this building was used for the education of the scholars under Philp's Trust. The number of scholars attending the school is 21. A general English Education taught.

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