List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
SCHOOL (For Girls) [West Linton] Female School
Female School
Mr Brown Ph. [Parish] School
Revd [Reverend] Mr. Forrester Ph. [Parish] Manse
005 Situation] About 10 chains N. [North] of the parish Church

A house on the West side of the Village of Linton, part of which is used as a School house where females are taught reading writing and Sewing, the Average number of pupils attending is between 30 & 40. The Mrs. [Mistress] receives £20 per Annum which is raised for her by Subscription
Somerville School
Mr Coote Schoolmaster
Mr. Brown Ph. [Parish] School
005 [Situation] About 8 chains N. [North] of the parish Church

A neat rectangular building lately erected for the purposes of a School house, through the instrumentality of a Mr. Somerville (a native of the Village who bequeathed a Certain Sum of Money for the erection of the house, And Masters Salary, There is generally from 70 to 100 pupils of both sexes attending who are taught the usual Branches of an English education The Master receives £45 per Annum Also a free house and Garden from the bequest together with school fees from the pupils, which make his salary about 80 or £90 yearly

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