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List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
CITY OF GLASGOW BANK [Hope St, Lanark] Branch of the
City of Glasgow Bank
Mr R. Smith Provost Mr Gray Rector Grammar School Mr Annan Town Clerk Mr Ballantyne Postmaster 025.15 A neat well built house 1 storey
Slated and in good repair it is
rented by the City of Glasgow Bank
for their office. and is the
property of J. Marr Esq. Lanark
COUNTY BUILDINGS [Lanark] County Buildings Mr R. Smith Provost Mr Gray Rector Grammar School Mr Annan Town Clerk Mr Ballantyne Postmaster 025.15 This name applies to the County
Hall, Governor's House and jail.
for the upper ward of Lanarkshire,
the County Hall also comprises offices
for the Burgh Court &c - "it is a
very chaste and graceful structure,
built in the Grecian style, the
foundation stone of which was
laid in March 1834 and the erection
completed in 1836: previous to this
the old prison of Lanark excited
the derision of every one from its being
such an exact representation of an
old Scotch burghal prison, where
neither criminal nor debtor was
found to remain longer within
its walls than suited their own
convenience."
Fullartons Imp[eria]l Gaz:

Transcriber's notes

County Building
Situation description " On the East side of Hope Street"

City of Glasgow Bank
Situation description " On the East side of Hope Street, South of County Buildings"

Template has 25.15 for both entries.

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Ian Muirhead

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