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SCHOOL [Dolphinton] School
John Ord McKenzie Esqr. Rev.[Reverend] Dr.[Doctor] Aiton Mr John Smith 027.08 The Parish School of Dolphinton is a small, plain building, and was erected in the 16th centurey, the average attendance is 40. Education, elementary. the Schoolmaster's salary is £26 & he is provided with the legal accomadation at Loggie Bank where he resides.
"William Brown about 1658 mortified"
"four acres of land, now worth £8 per annum,"
"for behoof of the Schoolmaster, and 1000"
"merks, the interest of which is paid him"
"for educating poor scholars"
Of the "8000 merks
"laid out for the purchase of Stonypath"
"by Mr Bowie and afterwards mortified"
"to the Minister and Kirk-Session", of
"Dolphinton, the Schoolmaster receives
"100 merks for educating 20 scholars."
"and 100 merks for educating any"
"lad of bright genius to be allowed"
"for six years, whom failing to pay"
"apprentice fees."

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Parish of Dolphinton

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