List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
OLD TOWN [Peebles] Old Town
Old Town
Old Town
Old Town
Revd [Reverend] G H Monilaws, Manse
Mr William Blackwood, Writer
Armstrong's Co. [County] Maps
Johnston's Co. [County] Map
013 [Situation] Wester Extremity of the town of Peebles
This is a Street of plain houses varying from one to two Stroreys in height, and extending from Cuddy Bridge Westward, to near St. Andrew's church. The street is Macadamized, lighted with gas, and has pumps placed in different parts for the accommodation of the inhabitants. The houses are placed on each side of the Street, and have all, or nearly so, small vegetable gardens attached. The persons inhabiting this street are Mechanics and Agricultural laborers It is said that this, together with other streets, (now removed) formed the Town of Peebles at one time, from which circumstance it still retains the name of the Old Town.

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