List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
FACTOR'S OFFICE [Hamilton] Factor's Office, Formerly Head Inn
Factor's Office Formerly Head Inn
Mr Graham, Factor
Mr Henderson
017.04 A fine old building having offices attached. It was formerly occupied as the Head Inn of the town, but now occupied as the Factors Office since the purchase of it by the Duke of Hamilton. In the back wall is inscribed the date of its erection - "1696".
MUIR WYND [Hamilton] Muir Wynd
Muir Wynd
Mr Henderson Town Clerk
Map of Town
017.04 A Street being the continuation of Muir St [Street], from the end of Fore Row and terminating at the Old Jail.
OLD PRISON [Hamilton] Old Jail (1642)
Old Jail (1642)
Old Prison
Old Prison
Mr Graham
Mr Henderson
New Statistical Account
Fullarton's Gazetteer
017.04 An old building, the front wall of which bearing date "1644". It was occupied as the Jail or Prison till recently when the Duke of Hamilton purcahsed it and all the adjoining properties on the east side of Castle Street presently a falling down with the execption of the Old Jail, which will stand,
POORHOUSE [Hamilton] Poor Houses
Poor Houses
Mr Henderson
Mr Memes, Writer
017.04 A small building, appropriated as the Towns Poor House, situated on the north side of Muir Wynd.

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Written across columns 1-4:
"The Old prison of Hamilton was built in the reign of Charles I, but, although a handsome building in its day, has now gone much into disrepair" New Stat [Statistical] Acct [Account].

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