For everyone with an interest in the town, people and parish of Shotts

1801 – 1802

1802 By Thomas Nisbet paid him in part “10”6
Jany 13
By John Bryce Cart house Riggings “1”6
Feby 1 By a Letter from Mr Sword anent Ridge “ “ 2
Apr-14 By an answer to Mr Sword & Mr Young “ “ 1
By Paid the Ridge, by an order on Mr Young 5”11”
By allowed the Clock per the Lambas 3”3”
meeting for uplifting 166”13”4 from
the Heritors paying the Tradesmen &c
By Robt Wardrope Card of Lead Ridge “4”
Jul-22 By Thomas Nisbet in full “13”11
By Manse offices Thatch bay Cart H 1 “ “
By John Smart, on Pictting “8”
By John Henderson at Church 1”19”5
By Lime for Church “5”
By Lime at Bathgate for Manse “5”3
(total) 185”17” ½
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Dr Treasurer for the Poor &c
(dates) (Name/s, &/or place) Poors assesst M C Money Proc Money
1801 To Mr William Nielson in full “15”1 ½
Feby 7
To Marion Calderhead “2”9
To Mr William Baillie “5”11 ½
To Mr William Cleland “6”5
“ 10 To Mr William Orr in full “16” ½
“ 11 To Dr Alexr Dunlop in full “4”4 ½
To Mr William Steele for Liquo “12”5
To Mr James Grindlays fee “ “ 11
To Mrs Janet Russells do “2”11 ¾
To Mr Thomas Crawfords do “1”8 ½
To Mr John Thomsons do “1”8
To Mr William Thomsons do “2”3 ½
To Mr James Walkers do “1”2
To Mr William Nicol for B Bog 1”16”11 ½
To Mr William Black for W C head 1”1”10
To Mr Richd Black for Starryshaw “7”
To Mr James Orr for Baads “2”9
To Mortcloth money since Lam 6”13”10
“ 18 To Mr Waddel of Easr Moffat full 2 “ “ 4
To Dr Wm Clark for Wesr Moffat 1”4”3 ½
To Mr Patrick Waddels Bothl Shields “5”11 ½
“ 21 To Mr Wm Fleming for Drumbuoe “4”
“ 28 To Dr Marshalls Dunnyston “12”7
To Mr Marshalls 1/3 of Bentfoot “2”6
Mar-02 To Mr James Russel for Blairdenhill “3”9
To Mr John Russell for Dewshills “3”9
To Mr James Russel for Longacre “11”11
To Mr John Inglis B Know “3”
“ 6 To Mr Jas Strang for Gartness 1”15”1
To Mr M Brown for Turdees “8”
“ 13 To Bentfoot for 2/3 Thos Steele “5”
“ 14 To John Thomson, Esqr & Janet Morton “2”6
“ 19 To Mr Marshall Junr in full “18”4 ½
“ 26 To Marton Dalrymple Esqr 4”8”5 ½
(totals) 20”9”4 ½ 6”13”10 “2”6
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Contra Cr
(dates) (Name/s, &/or place) Registered Poor Incidental Parish Accts
1801 By Balance due the Treasr
Feby 3 By Monthly Disbursements, poor 8”8”6
“ 10 By a Cripple Womans Coffin “8”
By Janet Mortons do in Blair “8”
By Bell Ropes to be got insty “1”3
By Janet Laurie in full “5”
By John Russell in full “9”8
“ 12 By Marion Prentice in part “5”
“ 14 By Marion Millar in part “5”
“ 24 By Margaret Reid in part “5”
“ 25 By Elisabeth Hamilton p Mess E & M “6”
By John Smart repairing SM “ “ 6
Mar-02 By Monthly disbursements, poor 8”8”6
“ 12 By Marion Millar in full of 7/6 “2”6
“ 14 By Gaven Blackwood in part “5”
By Marion Prentice in part “5”
“ 19 By Margaret Reid in part “5”
“ 20 By James Coats in part of 7/ “5”
“ 25 By a Cripple to Bothwell pd “4”6
“ 28 By Elisabeth Russell in full “5”
By a Poor Woman per Mr Meek “1”
“ 31 By Presbytery Clerk for 1800 “3”
Apr-02 By Janet Buchanan in full “5”
“ 4 By Gaven Blackwood in part “3”
“ 6 By Margaret Reid in full of her 10/ “5”
“ 7 By James Russell for Shoes “5”
By Jane Shaw for Shoes “3”
By Janet Tait for part of 10/ “5”
By Monthly Disbursements 8”8”6
(totals) 25”5”6 5”1” “14”5
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Dr Treasurer for the Poor
(dates) (Name/s, &/or place) Poors Rates M C Money Proc M
1801 To Carried forward Errors Excepted 10”9”4 ½ 6”13”10 “2”6
Mar-28 To Walter Hamilton & Catherine Russell “2”6
Apr-04 To John Main & Agnes Hastie “2”6
To Duke Archd for his Lands 6”12”4 ½
To the Late Duke for Peatpots & C 1”1”2 ½
To Capt John Forbes Aikman 1”2”11
To Mr James Roxburgh “11”11
To Forrest Dyke pd by Jno Taylor “2”9
To Mr Jas Hamilton for S Linridge “11”11
“ 18 To Hartwoodhill recd of Mr Walker 1”10”3
“ 25 To Geo Hill & Jane Jack “2”6
To Jas Thomson & Agnes Robertson “2”6
May-05 To the Revd Mr Lindsay pd by WL “1”8 ½
“ 11 To Mr McLeays Lands pd by Mr Gardner 1”5”2 ½
“ 12 To Longbyres Mr John Cleland “11”5 ½
“ 16 To James Inglis & Marion Muir “2”6
“ 22 To General Hamilton & Tenants 7”13”9
Jun-03 To South Shaws Mr Wm Steele “15”9 ½
“ 6 To David Millar & Marion Twiner “2”6
To John Scobie & Janet Robert “2”6
“ 15 To Mr Easton for Blairmuckhole “18”7
“ 14 To John Kerr & Mary Braidwood “2”6
“ 17 To James Cleland of Auchinlee Esqr “15”4 ½
To Sir James Stewart Know Noble “6”5
To Watorsaugh & Wishaw Bankhead “10”6 ½
“ 27 To James Wardrope & Mary Watt “2”6
“ 30 To Mr John Cumming in full “9”7 ½
To The Honble Lord Armadale 1” “ 8 ½
To the Rigt Honble Ld Torphichen 6”12”
Amount Errors Excepted 53”3”2 ½ 6”13”10 1”5”
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Contra Cr
(dates) (Name/s, &/or place) Registered Poor Incidental Parish Accts
1801 Bt Brought forward Er Ex 25”5”6 5”1” “14”5
Apr-08 By Margaret Allan in part “5”
By pd John Watson for Ld S Assess “3”
“ 12 By John Stark and family full “6”
“ 14 By John Inglis in full “5”
“ 15 By Marion Prentice in full “6”
“ 16 By Mary Mattocks pr Mr Meek “2”
“ 18 By James Coats in full of 7/ “2”
By Janet Jackson in full “5”
May-02 By Gaven Blackwood full “2”
“ 5 By Monthly Disbursements 8”4”6
“ 11 By Jane Chalmers pd in full “10”
“ 16 By Jane Fleming in full “2”6
“ 24 By Agnes Russell in full of 10/ “5”
Jun-02 By Janet Tait in full of 10/ “5”
By Monthly Disbursements 7”18”6
“ 6 By Janet Buchanan pr order “5”
“ 7 By Janet Morton in full of 5/ “5”
“ 16 By Elisabeth Gray in full of 5/ “5”
By John Downie in full of 5/ “5”
“ 30 By Marion Millar p Mr Meek “3”
By Mary Mattocks p Mr Meek “2”
By John Watson bringing assess “2”9
(totals) 41”8”6 9”1”6 1” “ 2
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Dr Treasurer for the Poor
(dates) (Name/s, &/or place) Poors Rates M C Money Proc M
1801 To Carried forward in full 53”3”2 ½ 6”13”10 1”5”
Jul-04 To John Inglis & Marion Scott “2”6
“ 6 To Wm Meek of Fortissat Esqr full 1”15”5 ½
Jul-31 To Mr Jas Smith for Backmoss “4”7
Augt 4 To Mort Cloth money 3”16”8
Jul-31 To Willm Scott & Agnes Wiper “2”6
Octr 15 To Bogend Mr Hill full “2”2
“ 24 To Mr Young in full “17”10 ½
Nov-14 To Blairmuckhill full “16”3
To the Right Hon Lord Douglas 3”15”9
Amount of 1100 Marks 61”2”3 ½ 10”10”6 1”10”
Ditto off 2020 Carried 112”4”11 ¾ 14”14”4 2 “ “
ford
(totals) 173”7”3 ¼ 25”14”10 3”10”
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Contra Cr
(dates) (Name/s, &/or place) Registered Poor Incidental do Parish Accts
1801 By Carried forward 41”8”6 9”1”6 1” “ 2
Jun-30 By Janet Thomson per O “5”
Jul-07 By Monthly disbursements 7”18”6
“ 19 By Agnes Russell p order “5”
Augt 1 By Collecting Cands assesst 1”11”6
“ 4 By Bellman’s fee for 1801 “8”
By Shoes for Sacrament do “9”
By Helen Inglis’ Coffin “10”
By Monthly p of for this Month 8”5”
Debursed from Cands till 57”12” 10”1”6 3”8”8
Lambas among Poor & C 1801
Ditto from Candlemas 1800 89”11” 16”2”6 21”3”8
till Candlemas 1801 carried forward
(totals) 147”3” 26”4” 24”12”4
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Dr Treasurer for the Poor
(dates) (Name/s, &/or place) Poors Rates Manse 200 M Cloths P Money
1801 To Balance due by Treasr
Augt 7 To Lord Torphichen & C 6” “ 1”4”
“ 22 To New Miln Mr Wm Walker “3”11 ½ “ “ 10
“ 29 To Wesr Calderhead “19”9 ½ “4”
To Starryshaw in full “6”5 “1”3 ½
Sepr 1 To Marion Calderhead “2”6 “ “ 6
To Forrest Dyke in full “2”6 “ “ 6
To Wm Waddell Esqr full 1”16”8 “7”4
To Mr Patrick Waddell ditto “5”5 “1”1
To Dr Clarke of Wesr Moffat 1”1”8 “4”5
To Mr William Steele of Liquo “11”3 “2”3
To Mr William Neilson full “13”9 “2”9
“ 18 To Sir James Stewart full “5”10 “1”2
To the Revd Mr Jas Hall 1”7”6 “5”6
To Mr James Hamilton “10”10 “2”2
“ 24 To Lord Belhaven part of “9”7 “1”11
Octr 3 To Baleside Mr Jno Steele “13”9 “2”9
“ 15 To Bogend Mr Hill “8”4 “1”8
“ 24 To John Cullen & B Young “2”6
“ 31 To Marten Dalrymple Es 4 “ “ 5 “16”1
To Mr Willm Baillie “5”5 “1”1
To Wm Sommervill & Joe Miller “2”6
Novr 13 To James Grindlays part “ “ 10 “ “ 2
“ 14 To James Bryce & Chr Inglis “2”6
(totals) 20”6”5 4”1”5 ½ “7”6
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Contra Cr
(dates) (Name/s, &/or place) Registered Poor Incidental C P Accts
1801
Augt 5 By Marion Miller in part “2”6
By Gaven Blackwood do “2”6
By Marion Prentice do “4”
By John Stark do “2”
By Jean Fleming do full “2”6
By Janet Buchanan do “2”6
By Mary Marten alias Chrisn “2”6
“ 22 By John Downie do “5”
By Gaven Blackwood do “2”6
“ 24 By Janet Tait one half “5”
By Janet Jackson do “2”6
By Elisabeth Gray full “5”
By Mr Walker for M Millar “2”6
“ 29 By John Henderson Slater 1”19”5
Sepr 1 By Monthly disbursements 8”5”
“ 18 By Elisabeth Russell in f “5”
“ 19 By Janet Jackson full “2”6
“ 25 By Jean Newlands house “6”
Octr 5 By Gaven Blackwood “2”6
By Janet Morton in part “2”6
(totals) 8”5” 2”19”6 1”19”5
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Dr Treasurer for the Poor
(dates) (Name/s, &/or place) Poors Rates Manse 200 M M Cloths P Money
1801 Carried forward Er Ex 20”6”5 4”1”5 ½ “7”6
Novr “
“ 14 To Mr Easton in full “16”10 ½ “3”4 ½
To Mr Smith in full “14”9 “3”
“ 21 To the Duke of Hamilton 6 “ “ 3 ¾ 1”4”1
To the Late Duke of do “19”2 ¾ “3”10
Sepr 4 To Gartness Lands full 1”11”10 ½ “6”4 ½
Decr 1 To Bowhousebog Wm Nicol 1”13”6 “6”8 ½
“ 4 To Longbyres Mr J Cleland “10”5 “2”1
To Forrestburn Mr Wm Orr “14”7 “2”11
“ 10 To Mr Marshall Junr “11”3 “2”3
To Bogfoot Ditto “5”5 “1”1
“ 13 To John Douglas Jn Steele “2”6
“ 14 To Thomas Orr, Baads “2”6 “ “ 6
“ 21 To the Revd Mr Lindsay “1”7 “ “ 3 ½
To Mr Wm Fleming full “3”9 “ “ 9
“ 20 The Revd Mr Hamilton & Miss H “2”6
“ 25 To Dr Marshall in full “11”5 “2”3 ½
To Mr Marshall Senr “2”2 ½ “ “ 5 ½
“ 28 To Lord Douglas full 3”9”7 “13”11
1802 To John Thomsons feu “1”6 ½ “ “ 3 ½
Jany 2
To Thomas Crawfords do “1”7 “ “ 3 ½
To Wm Thomsons do “2”1 “ “ 5
To John Inglis for his 1/5 “2”8 ½ “ “ 6 ½
(totals) 39”3”7 ½ 7”16”11 “12”6
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Contra Cr
(dates) (Name/s, &/or place) Monthly Poor Incidental do P Accts
1801
Carried forward 8”5” 2”19”6 1”19”5
Octr 5 By Monthly Poor full 7”4”6
“ 6 By Janet Buchanan “2”6
By Christian Marten “2”6
“ 15 By Marion Prentice “4”
“ 18 By Janet Laurie “2”6
Novr 3 By Gaven Blackwood “2”6
By Monthly Poor in full 7”2”6
“ 13 By Marion Prentice “4”
By Robt Hamilton “1”6
“ 14 By Elisa Clark a Bible “2”6
“ 21 By Elisa Russell in full “5”
“ 26 By Manse Cart house 1 “ “
“ 28 By James Russell funeral “3”
By Jas Russells Winding sheet “5”6
“ 30 By John Smart M C H “8”
Decr 1 By Catherine Lockhart “2”6
By Monthly Poor in full 7 “ “
“ 8 By Lime for Manse “2”3
“ 30 By Janet Tait full “5”
Errors Excepted do 29”12” 5”1” 3”14”2
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Dr Treasurer for the Poor
(dates) (Name/s, &/or place) Poors Rates Manse 200 M M Cloths P Money
1802 To Carried Forward 39”3”7 ½ 7”16”11 “12”6
Janry 4
To Lady lands full “ “ 10 “4”2
To Mr Jas Roxburgh “10”10 “2”2
To Turdees in full “7”1 “1”5
“ 5 To Mr Willm Cleland “5”10 “1”2
“ 14 To Mr Cumming full “8”9 “1”9
“ 15 To Mr Walker in full “1” ½ “ “ 2 ½
“ 23 To Mr Jas Russell L A “10”10 “2”2
“ 25 To Genl and Tenants 6”19”9 ½ 1”7”11 ½
“ 29 To Mr Meek in full 1”12”2 ½ “6”5
“ 30 To Mr Macleays Land 1”2”11 “4”7
To Wm Taylor & Jean Adie “2”6
Feby 1 To Mr Jas Cleland full “13”11 “3”5
To Mort Cloth Money 3 “ “ 6
“ 10 To Lord Armadale “18”10 “3”9
“ 24 To Blairdenhill full “3”5 “ “ 8 ½
Apl 14 To Mr Young pr Mr Sword “16”3 “3”3
(totals) 54”16”2 11 “ “ ½ 3 “ “ 6 “14”6
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Contra Cr
(dates) (Name/s, &/or place) Monthly Poor Incidental do P Accts
1801
Carried forward Er Ex 29”12” 5”1” 3”14”2
Decr 31 By Marion Prentice full “4”
1802 By Catherine Lockhart “2”6
Jany 3
By Janet Morton full “2”6
“ 5 By Monthly Disbursements 6”16”
By John Downie full “5”
By Christian Marten “4”
“ 7 By Janet Thomson “5”
“ 28 By John Stark in full “4”
“ 30 By Jean Chalmers S Meet 1 “ “
By Session & Hers Clerk 1801 2”2”
By Collecting Lambas Stent 1”11”6
Feby 1 By Agnes Waddells Coffin “8”
By James Russells B S do “8”
By John Melvins do “8”
By Agnes Steells do “8”
“ 2 By Monthly Disbursements 6”5”
(totals) 42”13” 9” “ 7”7”8
Deduct this being included in 3”12”8
Manse Acct
3”15”0
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Dr Treasurer for the Poor
(dates) (Name/s, &/or place) Assessts for Poor Manse Offices Mortcloth Procla Money
1802 Carried forward 54”16”2 11 “ “ ½ 3 “ “ 6 “14”6
Jul-02 To Dewshills in full “3”5 “ “ 8
To Janet Bryce “2”8 “ “ 6 ½
To Bentfoot 2/3 D S Steel “4”5 ½ “ “ 11
“ 9 To James Smith B Moss “4”2 “ “ 4
To James Paterson “ “ 4
Carried Forward 55”11”2 ½ 11”2”6 3 “ “ 6 “14”6
73”7”2 ¼ 166”13”4 25”4”10 3”10”
228”18”5 ¾ 177”13”10 28”5”4 4”4”6

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