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West Lothian volume 40

Page List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks Continued entries/extra info Transcriber's notes
OS1/34/40/1 [page] 1 INDEX Names of Objects -- Pages Linlithgow Ph [Parish] -- 3 Bellevue Terrace -- 13 Bield -- 13 Customs House &. P.H. [Public House] Town Customs Collected Here -- 8 Congregational Chapel -- 16 Cross Keys P.H. [Public House] -- 21 Canal House -- 24 Cottage School -- 25 Dubhall House -- 6 Dog Well -- 22 Dog Well Wynd -- 22 Ebenezer Chapel (Disused) -- 26 Free Church -- 9 Friar's Brae -- 31 Friars well (Covered) Fountain Head of Cross well -- 31 Gowan Cottage -- 37 Gowan Stank Glue Works -- 41 High Street -- 5 Jail -- 23 Lion Well Wynd -- 17 Lion Well -- 18 Linlithgow -- 19 Lovers Loan -- 21 Lily Bank -- 24 Manse (United Presby. [Presbyterian]) -- 15 New Well Wynd -- 15 New Well -- 17 Post Office -- 18 Rosebank -- 13 Roseland Cottage -- 16 Rivaldsgreen Cottage -- 25 Rosemount -- 27 Royal Terrace -- 30 Rivalds Green Iron Works -- 36 Rivalds Green -- 42 School -- 7 School -- 10 Strawberry Bank -- 28 Strawberry Bank Cottage -- 29 School -- 29 Templars Tenements -- 33 Teind Barn -- 37 Union Canal Cottage -- 26 Union Canal Inn -- 27 Victoria Place -- 28 West Port House -- 6 West Port Well -- 7 West Port (Site of) -- 11 West Port -- 11 West Port Tavern -- 12 Western Bank -- 23 Regent Murray Assassinated Here (1570) -- 38
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OS1/34/40/3 LINLITHGOW PH [PARISH] See name sheets for Sheet 5 No. 2. Decimal Scale
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OS1/34/40/5 HIGH STREET [Linlithgow] High Street High Street Mr Brockley Tinsmith Linlithgow Mr Oat Schoolmaster Linlithgow 001 ; 003 [Situation] In the Centre of the Town, and extending from E. [East] to W. [West] The main street in the town of Linlithgow, about 4 miles in length extending from East Port, to West Port. The houses are one, two and three stories high on each side of the road. It is well lighted with gas and has a very good supply of spring water: having St. Michael's well at the East Port end, the Cross Well at the marketplace; the Dog Well, the Lyon Well, the New Well; and the West-Port Well at its west end.
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OS1/34/40/6 WEST PORT HOUSE Westport House Westport House West Port House West Port House West Port House Mr Brockley Tinsmith Linlithgow Mr Oat Schoolmaster Linlithgow Mr Waldie Mr Brockly Mr Henderson 003 [Situation] At the W. [West] end of High Street, on the S. [South] side near West Port Well - A large house , three stories high, with offices; all in good repair. Tenanted by Mrs Clelland. The property of Colonel Hamilton.
OS1/34/40/6 DUBHALL HOUSE Dubhall House Dubhall House Dubhall House Mr Melville Collector Linlithgow Mr Brockley Tinsmith Linlithgow R Glen Esq Town Clerk etc. 003 [Situation] S. [South] of West Port & 3½ Chains S.E [South East] of Free Church A large house two stories high, and in good repair having a garden attached. Tenanted by Mr Melville Collector of Excise. The property of Mr Hugh Anderson.
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OS1/34/40/7 SCHOOL [Linlithgow] School School Mr Oat Schoolmaster Linlithgow James Brown Schoolmaster Linlithgow 003 [Situation] A little N. [North] of the W. [West] end of High Street & 3 chains E.N E [East North East] of West Port Well A small house one story high, and in middling repair. The branches taught are those usually taught in a country school. It is large enough to afford accommodation for about 50. The average number of attendants is about 25. James Brown is the Schoolmaster; who has the school fees for his salary. The house belongs to Mr Glen.
OS1/34/40/7 WEST PORT WELL Westport Well Westport Well West Port Well West Port Well West Port Well West Port Well Mr Brockley Tinsmith Linlithgow Mr Oat Schoolmaster Linlithgow Mr Waldie Linlithgow Mr Brockly Linlithgow Mr Henderson Linlithgow Mr Sanders Linlithgow 003 [Situation] At the W. [West] end of High Street and nearly opposite West Port House A large octangular pillar about 10 feet high built of stone. It is what is termed a selfacting pump. It owes its name to the circumstance of being situated at the end of the West Port. It is situated in High Street.
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OS1/34/40/8 CUSTOMS HOUSE Customhouse Customhouse Customs House and P.H. [Public House] Town Customs Collected Here Customs House and P.H. [Public House] Town Customs Collected Here Customs House and P.H. [Public House] Town Customs Collected Here Customs House and P.H. [Public House] Town Customs Collected Here Mr Brockley Tinsmith Linlithgow William Wight Collector Customhouse Mr Waldie Linlithgow Mr Brockly Linlithgow Mr Henderson Linlithgow Mr Sanders Linlithgow 003 [Situation] At the E. [East] end of the West Port & W. [West] end of High Street A small house one story high, and in good repair. William Wight is the present tenant; he pays a rent of £316 a year. It is let by public roup every three years; and is the property of the town. Customs are levied from chapmen, horses, carts, etc. that pass in or out of the Royal Burgh of Linlithgow: the burgesses, alone excepted. (The ancient Royalty) "The customs were granted to the Burgh by Robert II by a Charter dated 23rd October 1389: and this right was extended, and the formal grant confirmed by a Charter of James II dated 11th January 1451. And these Charters were frequently confirmed, at later times, by the Scotch Kings, and by Acts of the Scots Parliament". This Custom is called the Town Custom. This house is licenced to Spiritous liquors as a public House
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OS1/34/40/9 FREE CHURCH [Linlithgow] Free Church Free Church Revd. [Reverend] W. Scrymgeour Minister Linlithgow Mr Brockley Tinsmith Linlithgow 003 [Situation] S.E. [South East] of West Port & 3½ Chains N.W. [North West] of Dubhall House A middling sized plain Gothic building; having a galary, & belfry at its east end; all in good repair. It is large enough to afford accommodation for about 560, the average number of attendants is about 250, and the communicants about 120. The Revd. [Reverend] William Scrymgeour is the minister, his stipend is the average of that given to each minister from the sustentation fund.
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OS1/34/40/10 SCHOOL [Linlithgow] School School Mr Brockley Tinsmith Linlithgow Mr Oat Schoolmaster Linlithgow 003 [Situation] Attached to the W. [West] side of the Free Church S.W [South West] of West Port. A small house one story high and in good repair. It is divided into two compartments; one for the Juveniles; and the other for Infants. The format is large enough to afford accommodation for about 120, the average number of attendants is about 90; the later accommodation for 70, attendants about 55. Mr Oat is the Schoolmaster, who has a Schoolmistress, and two pupil teachers to assist him. The salaries of the master, and mistress are composed of the school fees, and an allowance from the Church. the pupil teachers have a Government allowance.
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OS1/34/40/11 Site of WEST PORT West Port (Site of) West Port (Site of) Mr Brockley Tinsmith Linlithgow Robert Easton Publican Westport Tavern 003 [Situation] At the extreme W. [West] end of High Street - The town was surrounded by a wall at one time, and this was the entrance from the west. There was an arched gateway standing here about 50 years ago, which was removed about that period - the town being under improvements.
OS1/34/40/11 WEST PORT West Port West Port Mr Brockley Tinsmith Linlithgow Robert Easton Publican Westport Tavern 003 [Situation] Runs a short distance W. [West] from the W. [West] end of High Street - A continuation of High Street to the west in direction of the Free Church. It joins High Street at the Site of the West Port. There are houses one, and two, stories high on the north side; and two stories on the south side. It is will lighted with gas.
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OS1/34/40/12 WEST PORT TAVERN Westport Tavern Westport Tavern West Port Tavern West Port Tavern West Port Tavern West Port Tavern Mr Brockley Tinsmith Linlithgow Robert Easton Publican Westport Tavern Mr Waldie Mr Brockly Mr Henderson Mr Sanders 003 [Situation] On the N. [North] side of West Port A middling sized house, two stories high, with offices; all in good repair. Robert Easton is the tenant, he is licenced to retail, ale, porter, etc. The property of John Miller Esqr. Leith.
OS1/34/40/12 WESTERN TAVERN Western Tavern Western Tavern Mr Brockley Tinsmith Linlithgow John Binnie Publican Western Tavern 003 [Situation] On the N. [North] side of West Port A middling sized house two stories high, with offices; all in good repair. John Binnie is the tenant, he is licences to retail, ale, porter. etc. The property of John Miller Esq. Leith.
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OS1/34/40/13 ROSEBANK Rosebank Rosebank Mr Brockley Tinsmith Linlithgow Mr Oat Schoolmaster Linlithgow 003 [Situation] S. [South] of Railway & on E. [East] side of Bellevue Terrace A small house two stories high, and in good repair; having a large garden attached. The property and residence of Mr Knowles.
OS1/34/40/13 BELLEVUE TERRACE Bellevue Terrace Bellevue Terrace Mr Hogg Bellevue Terrace Mr Brockley Tinsmith Linlithgow 003 [Situation] On E. [East] side of Rosebank & S. [South] of Railway - A row of pavilion roofed villas, two stories high and in good repair; having large gardens attached. They are occupied by gentry. The property of Mr Robert Meickle. The widow, son & daughter of the poet Hogg reside in the house at the east end.
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OS1/34/40/14 BIELD Bield Bield Mr Brockley Tinsmith Linlithgow Mr Oat Schoolmaster Linlithgow 003 [Situation] S. [South] by West of Rosebank & nearly 3 Chains E.NE [East North East] of Rivalds Green Tan Works A small house one storey high, and in good repair having a large garden at [attached]. It is at present uno [unoccupied]. The property of [Mr] Mc.Naughton.
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OS1/34/40/15 NEW WELL WYND New Well Wynd New Well Wynd Mr Brockley Tinsmith Linlithgow Mr Oat Schoolmaster Linlithgow 003 [Situation] Runs S. [South] from S. [South] side of High Street - Commencing near the New Well - A small lane situated to the west of, and parallel to, Lionwell Wynd; extending from High Street - near the New Well - to the west end of Lovers Loan. There are houses one story high on the west side, and none on the east.
OS1/34/40/15 MANSE [Linlithgow, United Presbyterian Church] Manse (U.P.) [United Presbyterian] Manse (U.P.) [United Presbyterian] Mr Brockley Tinsmith Linlithgow Mr Oat Schoolmaster Linlithgow 003 [Situation] At S. [South] end of New Wynd & W. [West] of Congregational Chapel A large pavilion roofed mansion, with offices; all in good repair: having a large garden attached. Occupied by the Revd. [Reverend] John Dobbie. The property of the U.P. [United Presbyterian] Church.
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OS1/34/40/16 CONGREGATIONAL CHAPEL Congregational Chapel Congregational Chapel Congregational Chapel Revd. [Reverend] Mr Webster Minister Linlithgow Mr Brockley Tinsmith Linlithgow Inscription on Wall 003 [Situation] At S. [South] end of New Well Wynd Close to Railway - A small plain Gothic buil [building] having a galary at its S [South] end, all in good repair It bears the following ins [inscription] on its south end - and t [the] door "Congregational Chapel 18 [1840] It is seated for about 400, the ave [average] number of attendants is about 70. the communicants about 50. The Revd. [Reverend] [Mr] Webster is the minister; his stipend is composed of the collections made by the Congreg [Congregation]
OS1/34/40/16 ROSELAND COTTAGE Roseland Cottage Roseland Cottage Mr Brockley Tinsmith Linlithgow Mr Oat Schoolmaster Linlithgow 003 [Situation] On W. [West] side of Rosebank & N. [North] by W. [West] of Bield - A small house one sto [story] high, and in good repa [repair] having a large garden at [attached] The property and residence of David Brown Esq.
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OS1/34/40/17 NEW WELL New Well New Well Mr Brockley Tinsmith Linlithgow Mr Oat Schoolmaster Linlithgow 003 [Situation] Near the junction of New Well Wynd with the High Street on the S. [South] side of the latter - A large pillar of stone - square, about 2 feet high. It is what is termed selfacting pump; and is situated in High Street. It owes its name to the circumstance of being the latest erected in the town.
OS1/34/40/17 LION WELL WYND Lion Well Wynd Lion Well Wynd Mr Brockley Tinsmith Linlithgow Mr Oat Schoolmaster Linlithgow 003 [Situation] Extends from the S. [South] side of High Street to the Railway half way between New Well Wynd & Doghill Wynd A small lane extending from High Street - at the Lion Well - to Lovers Loan. There are houses one and two, stories high on the east side, and none on on the west. It is well lighted with gas, and has a good supply of water.
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OS1/34/40/18 POST OFFICE [Linlithgow] Post Office Post Office Robert Speeden Tanner Linlithgow Mr Brockley Tinsmith Linlithgow 003 [Situation] On N. [North] Side of High Street, & NE. [North East] of New Well A large private house three stories high, and in good r [repair] The property of Robert Speeden Miss Marn Speeden is the postmi [postmistress] this is the principal Post Office in t [the] County, the rest are merely Sub. Offices There are three deliveries per day - morni [morning] and night.
OS1/34/40/18 LION WELL Lion Well Lion Well Mr Brockley Tinsmith Linlithgow Mr Oat Schoolmaster Linlithgow 003 [Situation] At the N. [North] end of Lion Well Wynd & on S. [South] side of High Street A small stone pillar - squ [square] about three feet high, from [a] spring water water is continua [continually] flowing - though a pipe. situated in High Street.
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OS1/34/40/19 LINLITHGOW Linlithgow Linlithgow Linlithgow John Hardie Provost Linlithgow Mr Brockley Tinsmith Linlithgow Forrest's Co. [County] map 001 ; 002 ; 003 ; 004 [Situation] In the N. [North] Western portion of the parish of Linlithgow. A small town about a mile in length having a wide main street running through the centre of it, with closes and wynds, leaving it at right angles, on each side. The houses one, two, and three stories high, all in good repair; and the most of them have gardens attached. The population is about 4200. The principal buildings are the Palace, the parish church, the county buildings, County Jail, Post house, Free Church, two United Presbyterian Churches, Congregational Chapel an Ebenezer Chapel (this body has become extinct here - now the church is used as the Session School) The Roman Catholics have hired an empty hall, for their place of worship, wich is merely temporary; for they are about having a church erected, the [congregation] being so large (it averages about 800, including Bo'ness, and the suburbs of this town) [there] are the following schools viz: the Burgh School, Session School, Free Church School, and 4 private [schools.] The manufactures in the town and suburbs are, the Distillery, Brewery, Paper Mill, Calico Print Work, 4 Tanneries, 2 Glue Works, 2 Soap Works, but the trade at which the chief part of the [population] are employed at is shoemaking. The town has a very good supply of spring water, [and] has a large lake on its north side; it is likewise well lighted with gas - having a [Continued on page 20]
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OS1/34/40/20 LINLITHGOW Linlithgow Linlithgow Linlithgow John Hardie Provost Linlithgow Mr Brockley Tinsmith Linlithgow Forrest's Co. [County] map 001; 002; 003; 004 [Continued from page 19] large gas work in the town. There are several buildings in the town that are pointed out, as the Templar Tenement, the whole of which are in a gothic style of architecture. "It is a place of great antiquity. - Its earliest existing charter as a Royal Burgh, is dated in the reign of Robert II; but, previous to that period, it undoubtedly enjoyed that rank, since, in the parliament of David II, held at Perth in 1348 it was statute and ordained, that so long as the Burgh of Berwick, and Roxburgh are detained and holden by English men, the Burghs of Lanark, and Lithgow, shall be received and admitted in there place, as constituent members of the court of the four burghs". The town is governed by a council, consisting of 15 members -- Provost, three Bailies, Dean of Guild, and Treasurer included. there is also a sheriff court held here. There is a Post Office, a banch of the Commercial Bank of Scotland, and a branch of the Western Bank. of Scotland. The Edinh. [Edinburgh] and Glasgow Railway passes along the south side of the town, and the Union Canal runs parallel to it and on its south. A coach goes between the Railway Station and Bo'ness twice a day. The whole of the town is fued, and the town council are the principal superiors. The societies are the Masons, Dyers, and Crispins. There is 27 public houses, and the other necessary shops.
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OS1/34/40/21 LOVERS LOAN Lovers Loan Lovers Loan William Malcolm John Brown S. [School] Master 003 [Situation] Runs along the N. [North] side of the Edinburgh and Glasgow Railway S. [South] of High Street A narrow foot road leading off the Linlithgow and Bathgate road and running along the Edinburgh and Glasgow Railway for about twenty five Chains it passes under the latter and Joins Another road on the South Side of the Town.
OS1/34/40/21 CROSS KEYS PH Cross Keys Cross Keys Cross Keys John Brown S. [School] Master Mr Ray Ticket on front Entrance 003 [Situation] On N. [North] side of High Street 3 Chains N.W. [North West] of Dog Well A dwelling house three Storeys high in good repair And Situated in the high Street, it is the property of William Glen Esqr. And is Occupied by G. Graham As A first Class Public House
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OS1/34/40/22 DOG WELL Dog Well Dog Well Dog Well John Brown S. [School] Master William Malcolm Ticket on Well 003 [Situation] On S. [South] side of High Street at the N. [North] end of Dog Well Wynd A Spring Well Situated in the High Street. And Supplied with Water from the Fountain-head on the South Side of the Town, by a pipe Underground. It has a Metal Covering About three feet Square And about the Same in height from the top of Which rises a Lamp-Post of the Same Metal,
OS1/34/40/22 DOG WELL WYND Dog Well Wynd Dog Well Wynd Dog Well Wynd John Brown S. [School] Master William Malcolm Corner Ticket 003 [Situation] Runs S. [South] from the High Street opposite The Vennel & passes U.P. [United Presbyterian] Church. A narrow road branching off the High Street, Southwards to Join the "Lovers Loan". it is about three And a half Chains long, and in bad repair, it is bounded by fences On both Sides. and A few dwelling houses near its Junction with the High St
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OS1/34/40/23 WESTERN BANK Western Bank of Scotland Western Bank of Scotland Western Bank of Scotlan Adam Dawson Esq. William Malcolm Ticket on front entrance 003 [Situation] On S. [South] side of High [Street] & better than 2 chains W. [West] of Commercial Bank A large dwelling house three storeys Slated And in good repair, it is the property of Mrs Greenhill of Edinburgh. And it is occupied by Adam Dawson Esqr. a branch of the Western Bank of Scotland is established in it under the Management of the Occupier,
OS1/34/40/23 JAIL [Linlithgow] Jail Jail Adam Dawson Esqr Mr Rutledge Governor 003 [Situation] S. [South] of the High Street & about 60 links NE [North East] of U.P. [United Presbyterian] Church A large Substantial Stone building three Storeys high Slated And in good repair, it was erected twelve years Ago at the expence of the County And is Since used as a prison for Culprits and debtors.
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OS1/34/40/24 LILY BANK Lily Bank Lily Bank Mr Aitkin Mr Brown S. [School] Master 003 [Situation] On N. [North] side of Union Canal & nearly S. [South] of the Ebenezer Chapel A Small neat dwelling house one strorey high in good repair And having A small garden attached to it. it is the property of Mr Aitken the Occupier.
OS1/34/40/24 CANAL HOUSE Canal House Canal House John Gregg Occupier John Brown S. [School] Master 003 [Situation] 1½ chain S. [South] of Union Canal Inn & on S. [South] side of Canal A large dwelling house three Storeys high in good repair with a garden and about two Acres of ground attached to it. It is the property of Edinburgh And Glasgow Railway Company And is Occupied by Mr John Gregg one of their Servants.
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OS1/34/40/25 RIVALDS GREEN COTTAGE Rivalds Green Cottage Rivalds Green Cottage Rivalds Green Cottage Capt [Captain] Fergusson John Brown S. [School] Master Mr R. Glen Town Clerk 003 [Situation] 1 Chain E. [East] of Bellevue Terrace on S. [South] of Railway A dwelling house two Storeys high in good repair with offices and garden attached It is the property of Miss Nimmo And is occupied by Captain Fergusson
OS1/34/40/25 COTTAGE SCHOOL Cottage School Cottage School Cottage School John Brown S. [School] Master W Malcolm Miss Dixon Teacher 003 [Situation] About 1½ chain S.E. [South East] of Union Canal & close to Victoria Place A Schoolroom and dwelling house for the teacher both under the Same roof. It was built by a Sum of Money left for the purpose by a Mrs Douglas and the teacher receives £10 per annum from the Same Source. the branches taught are english geography Arithmetic. Sewing and Knitting the above endowment with Scholars fees is the teachers Salary. the average number of Scholars is one hundred.
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OS1/34/40/26 EBENEZER CHAPEL Ebenezer Chapel Ebenezer Chapel Ebenezer Chapel Robert Gardiner Elder John Brown S. [School] Master Ticket on building 003 [Situation] On S. [South] side of Railway & close to Strawberry Bank Cottages An Unornamental stone building With a Tile roof in good repair And now unused. It was formerly a barn but was purchased by the "Morrisonians" in the Year 1850 And by them Converted into a Chapel seated for 300 hearers it Continued to be used as Such until the Year 1854 when the Congregation became unable to Support it, hence its present disuse, the Average number of Attenders was 100. the Communicants about 40.
OS1/34/40/26 UNION CANAL COTTAGE Union Canal Cottage Union Canal Cottage Robert Gardiner John Brown 003 [Situation] On N. [North] side of Canal & close to Lily Bank A Small well built dwelling house two Storys high in good repair And occupied by the proprietor, attached to it is a small garden
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OS1/34/40/27 UNION CANAL INN Union Canal Inn Union Canal Inn Union Canal Inn William Malcolm occupier John Brown S. [School] Master Ticket on front Entrance 003 [Situation] On N. [North] side of Canal & nearly 2 chains S.E. [South East] of Gowan Cottage - A Small dwelling house two Storeys high in good repairs with Office- houses and a Small garden attached to it, it is now used as a "Temperance Hotel", but was formerly a Public house - hence the name. It is the property of Mrs Wishart. And is Occupied by Mr Malcolm,
OS1/34/40/27 ROSEMOUNT Rosemount William Malcolm John Brown S. [School] Master 003 [Situation] E.S.E. [East South East] of Cottage School & 5 Chains S.S. E [South South East] of Friars' Well A dwelling house two Storeys high with Offices, All in good repair Attached to it is a few Acres of Ground it is the property of Mr Jardine And is Occupied by Mrs Nichol -
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OS1/34/40/28 VICTORIA PLACE Victoria Place Victoria Place Victoria Place John Brown S. [School] Master A. Meikle Corner Ticket 003 [Situation] S.E. [South East] of Canal & close to Cottage School A row of three dwelling houses two Storeys, Slated And in good repair having office houses And small Gardens attached to them they are the property of Mr Jardine And Are Occupied by various tenants.
OS1/34/40/28 STRAWBERRY BANK Strawberry Bank Strawberry Bank John Brown S. [School] Master William Malcolm 003 [Situation] On N. [North] side of Canal & a little E. [East] by North of Lily Bank A row of dwelling houses two Storeys high And in good repair - with Small gardens Attached to them, they Are the property of Mr Jardine, And Are variously Occupied,
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OS1/34/40/29 STRAWBERRY BANK COTTAGES Strawberry Bank Cottages Strawberry Bank Cottages John Brown S. [School] Master William Malcolm 003 [Situation] On S. [South] Side of Railway & close to the Ebenezer Chapel A detached row of Cottages One Storey high in good repair the property of Mrs Henderson And others, Attached to each is a small piece of garden,
OS1/34/40/29 SCHOOL [Linlithgow] School School John Brown S. [School] Master A. Meikle 003 [Situation] On S. [South] side of Strawberry Bank Cottages A Small Substantial Stone building One Storey high Slated And in good repair It is the property of Mr John Brown And used as A schoolhouse. - the average number of Scholars is 130 the teacher receives only School fees there being no endowment -
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OS1/34/40/30 UNITED PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH [Linlithgow] U.P. [United Presbyterian] Church U.P. [United Presbyterian] Church John Brown S. [School] Master Mr Ray 003 [Situation] On E. [East] side of Dog Well Wynd S.W [South West] of the Jail A plain unornamental Stone building erected for and used as a United Presbyterian Church it has gallarys and is seated for 1300 of a Congregation, it was partially burned down about five years ago by accident, but was Since Completely repaired the Minister is the Revd. [Reverend] Mr Dobie At A salary of £150 per Ann. [annum] raised by Subscription and Seat rents,
OS1/34/40/30 ROYAL TERRACE Royal Terrace Royal Terrace Royal Terrace Corner Ticket John Brown S. [School] Master William Malcolm 003 [Situation] S. [South] of Railway & 2 Chains W. [West] by S [South] of Ebenezer Chapel A row of dwelling houses 2 Storeys high. Slated And in good repair they are the property of Mr Jardine and Are Occupied by various tenants.
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OS1/34/40/31 FRIARS' BRAE Friars Brae Friars Brae Mr Peter Roberts Mr Waldie Linlithgow 003 [Situation] On S. [South] side of the town and East of Rivalds Green A small arable eminence on the South side of the Town having derived its name from A Convent of White Friars having been at one time erected on it
OS1/34/40/31 FRIARS' WELL Friars Well Friars Well Fountain Head of Cross Well Mr Peter Roberts Mr Waldie Linlithgow Mr Glen Town Clerk of Linlithgow 003 [Situation] On S. [South] side of the town & N [North] of Friars Brae A well on Friars Brae where the inhabitants of the Convent used to get water from, it is now covered over with flags. and the water is conveyed from it through pipes to the Cross Well, from which circumstance it has got the name, 'Fountain Head of Cross Well
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OS1/34/40/33 TEMPLARS' TENEMENTS Templars Tenements Mr Waldie Mr Brockley 003 [Situation] On S. [South] side of High Street & nearly opposite Cross Keys P.H. [Public House] These are three buildings on the South side of the Cross, they formerly belonged to the Knights Templars, and are at present occupied by Messrs Spence, Glen, And others Lord Torphichen still retains the Superiority of them
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OS1/34/40/36 RIVALDS GREEN TAN WORKS Rivalds Green Tan Works Mr James Cuddie Mr Thomas Nimmo R.R. Glen Esq 003 [Situation] S.W. [South West] end of the Town & about 14 Chains N.E. [North East] of Gowan Stank Glue Works - This name is given to a range of buildings used as a Tannery, consist [consisting] of Currying Shops, Drying Sheds, Offices & etc. - and dwelling house, most of them being two storeys high and slated and in good repair: the property of the trustees of the late Mr Thomas Nimmo of Linlithgow and occupied by Thomas Nimmo and Company - the average number of workmen employed at the Works is 23.
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OS1/34/40/37 GOWAN COTTAGE Gowan Cottage Gowan Cottage Robert Meikle Gowan Cottage Mr Waldie Linlithgow 003 [Situation] N.W. [North West] of Union Canal Inn & about 1 chain N.E. [North East] of Tiend Barn - A small Cottage One Storey high with small garden attached the property and residence of Robert Meikle
OS1/34/40/37 TEIND BARN Teind Barn Teind Barn Robert Meikle Gowan Bank Mr Waldie Linlithgow 003 [Situation] N. [North] of Union Canal & nearly 2½ chains W.N.W. [West North West] of Union Canal Inn - This name applies to a small row of Cottages two stories high erected on the site of the Old Teind Barn, the Cottages are occupied by different individuals and are the property of Robert Meikle, The Original Teind Barn is supposed to have been erected by the Monks of the Carmelite Monastery for the purpose of Collecting their Tithes or Teinds in
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OS1/34/40/38 HOUSE FROM WHICH HAMILTON FIRED AT REGENT MURRAY House from which Hamilton fired at Regent Murray Mr Waldie Mr Brokely Linlithgow 003 [Situation] On S. [South] side of High Street & about half way between Templars Tenements and Dog Well Wynd This is a house two storeys high on the South side of the High Street and a short distance West of the Cross, pointed out as the place, from where Hamilton of Bothwellhaugh fired and shot t [the] Regent Murray as he was passing in procession through the Town
OS1/34/40/38 REGENT MURRAY ASSASSINATED HERE Place where Regent Murray fell Mr Waldie David Lockey Linlithgow 003 This is the spot where it said Regent Murray fell after he was fired at out of the above mentioned house, by Hamilton of Bothwelhaugh
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OS1/34/40/38 For further information on Regent Murray see page 39.
OS1/34/40/39 [page] 39 Town of Linlithgow -- Sheet 3 -- Trace 3 [Regent Murray continued from page 38] "The Regent Murray was Shot in the Street of Linlithgow by Hamilton of Bothwellhaugh. The house from which the assassin took aim is still shewn though from the removal of the old front which projected considerably further out on to the Street than the present, it must now present a very different appearance. Situated in the most narrow part of the town where the Street is not many feet wide it presented a most favourable position for the execution of the murder as the Regent on horseback was compelled to advance Slowly owing to the multitude by which he was surrounded. Hamilton it is said had the walls of the room hung with black cloth to prevent his Shadow being seen and the tradition of the town is that the neighbouring lane leading to the back of the town where his horse was stationed was choked with bushes and other substances to retard pursuit". -- New Stat. Acct. [Statistical Account of Peebles] page 172 "Regent Murray was shot in the Street of the town on the 23 January 1570 by Hamilton of Bothwellhaugh. The house in which he lay concealed belonged to his uncle the Archbishop of St. Andrews and was situated on the south side of the High Street a little west from the Cross and had a projecting upper Storey in which the assassin took his Stand". -- Sketch of the histy. [history] of the town and Palace 1845. page 26
OS1/34/40/40 GOWAN STANK GLUE WORKS Gowan Stank Glue Works Mr James Cuddie Mr Thomas Nimmo R.R. Glen Esq. 003 [Situation] S. W. [South West] of the Town & about 14 Chains S. W. [South West] of Rivalds Green Tan Works Two long buildings, one, two storeys high, used for Boiling purposes and drying glue the other one storey high an [and] built of wood, used as a Storer [Storeroom] there is also a portion of green attached used for making the glue with Lime Pits Reservoirs etc and for drying the same. there are 18 men employed on average: and at present in the occupation of Thomas Nimmo and Coy [Company] and the property of Colonel Hamilton Cathlaw House
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OS1/34/40/42 RIVALDS GREEN Rivalsgreen Rivalds Green James Watson Esq Occupier and Proprietor Robert R. Glen Esq. Town Clerk J. Hardy Esq Provost 003 [Situation] W.N. [West North] West of Friars' Brae on S. [South] Side of the Town & 9 chains S.E. [South East] of Rivalds Green Tan Works A neat mansion house two storeys high, and slated, recently erected, with a small vegetable garden and ornamental ground attached, the residence and property of James Wilson Esq Procurator Fiscal for the County of Linlithgow.
OS1/34/40/42 [Page] 42 Parish of Linlithgow -- Sheet 3 -- Trace 6 [signed] James Carpenter C. Asst. [Civilian Assistant] 12th May 1856 [signed] A. DeC. Scott Lt RE [Lieutenant Royal Engineers] Per Captn. [Captain] Kerr R.E [Royal Engineers] 12th May 1856.
OS1/34/40/43 [page] 43 OS1/34/40 LINLITHGOW AND ITS ENVIRONS. SHEET 3. [stamped] ORDNANCE SURVEY M.S. [MANUSCRIPT] STORE -- SOUTHAMPTON -- 20 MAY. 95 PARISH OF LINLITHGOW.