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OS1/29/21/99

List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
GRAMMAR SCHOOL Kelso Grammar School 1817
Parish Schools
Name cut over Door
Plan of Kelso 1823
009.08 A large building erected in 1817. where Mathematics, Arithmetic, French, Geography, & the Latin & Greek Classics are taught - the Master - who is termed "Rector" has the maximum salary, and the legal accommodations.
SCHOOL Grammar & English Schools, both Parochial
Parochial School
Statistical Acct. [Account] of Roxburghshire
Mr. Simpson. Master
009.08 The second part of the building is called the English School - also parochial - where the elements of Reading, Writing & Arithmetic are generally taught - the Master has no house, and, excepting a salary of £5.11.1 paid in equal parts by the heritors & Burgh, and the interest of a mortification of £240. as a remuneration for teaching poor Scholars, recommended by the Kirk Session, is dependent exclusively upon his School Fees.

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Parish of Kelso Sheet 8 -- 1/500 Scale
[Signed] W. Beatty.

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