List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
BIRGH SCHOOL [Peebles] Burgh School
Burgh School
Mr John Willins, Teacher
Mr R Stirling
013 [Situation] About 10 Chains S.E [South East] of the Church
A small plain building one storey high used as a Schoolhouse where Children of both sexes receive and english and elementary instruction. The average attendance of pupils is about 80 The salary of the Master is £20 yearly from the Burgh Funds together with School fees from the Children
GRAMMAR SCHOOL [Peebles] Grammar School
Grammar School
Mr John Russell, Teacher
Mr John Willins, Burgh School
013 [Situation] About 12 Chains S.E. [South East] of the Church
A house on the North side of Tweed Green, used as a school house where Pupils are instructed in the classical and Modern Languages. There is generally an average attendance of about 60 The Master's salary is entirely derived from the fees he receives from the scholars but the Town Council allows him a Free house

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