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

1816-1817

(dates) (Name/s, &/or place) Poors rates & Mort Cloth Proclamation
Interest Money money
1815/1816
Brought forwd E E 50”2”10 ¾ 16”16”4 3”7”6
Janry 6 To Mr Walker full “11”4 ½
“ 10 To Sir James Stewart Candles “3”1 ½
To do do for Lammas “6”3
To Lord Belhaven Cs “2”10 ½
To do do Lammas “5”9
To Lord Douglas ditto 2”1”1 ½
“ 12 To Willm Walker Damside “1”10
“ 14 To Willm Russell & Margt Marshall “2”6
“ 21 To Alexr Kynel & Janet Kilpatrick “2”6
To Alexr Henry & Janet Black “2”6
To Allan Wark & Isobel Brown “2”6
To Cosmo Falconer full “16”6
“ 23 To Wm Forsyth’s Child “1”10
“ 24 To Janet Clyde Jersie “10”
“ 30 To Jane Baird Scarknow “6”8
“ 31 To Elisabeth Shaw Fortissat Hillhead “6”8
Feby 1 To (blank) Russell Bracken Ridge head “10”
“ 5 To Mr Marshall Cands “3”4 ½
To do do for Lammas “6”9
To Dr Marshall, Cands “3”5 ½
To do for Lammas “6”10 ½
“ 6 To Mr Govon Cands & Lams 1”0”7 ½
“ 12 To Archd Shearer Cands & Lammas “9”9
(totals) 57”0”8 ¾ 18”13”4 3”17”6
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Samuel Meuros Treasurer as under
(dates) (Name/s, &/or place) Monthly Supplied Incidental Parochl
Poor Poor Accts
1816
Brought forwd E E 43”10”6 31”4”8 8”2”2
Feby 13 By Margt Baillies Weans “6”
“ 5 By monthly Supplied Poor 3”18”
By Widow’s Shaws 2 Children “11”
By Widow Bostons 2do “8”
By Bellman’s Son Wm Meek Russell “2”6
(totals) 47”8”6 32”12”2 8”2”2
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Samuel Meuros Treasurer of the Poors Funds of the Parish of Bertram Shotts
(dates) (Name/s, &/or place) Poors rates & Mort Cloth Proclamation
Interest Money money
1815/1816
Brought forwd E 59”0”8 ¾ 18”13”4 3”17”6
Feby To Wm Thomson Halket “2”1 ½
To Mrs Thomson there “ “ 13 ¾
“ 20 To Mr Roxburgh “9”9
“ 23 To John Clyde Jersie full “1”7 ½
Novr 14 To Turdees Cands & Lammas “6”4 ½
1816 To John Chalmers do “2”3
Mar-06
“ 7 To John Sawers full “2”3
“ 26 To William Higgins full “2”6
“ 28 To Molyneux Dalrymple Esqr 1”0”7
“ 28 To Wester Calderhead M “17”9 ½
“ 13 To John Roxburgh Esqr “9”9
“ 19 To Jas Paterson Knollnoblehill “4”3
May-02 To South Linridge “9”9
“ 3 To James Nielson full “9”4 ½
“ 9 To James Orr of Budds “1”6
“ 20 To Longbyres Cands & Lammas “9”4 ½
“ 17 To Lady Torphichen 3”12”
Jun-03 To Mr Jas Orr of Forrestburn “8”9
“ 8 To George Kerr full “2”1 ½
“ 13 To Wm Montgomery full “5”
Jul-02 To Gartness Cands & Lams 1”8”8 ½
To Wm Cleland Knownoble “3”6
“ 10 To Blairdenhill full “3”1
“ 15 To Gavin Paterson on do “4”3
To Robert Wilson do 6”2 ½
To John Smith “4”
“ 26 To Black hill do “1”6
Augt 9 To Wm Steell of Liquo “6”9
(totals) 69”17”9 18”13”4 3”17”6
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(dates) (Name/s, &/or place) Monthly Supplied Incidental Parochl
Poor Poor Accts
1816
By Brought forwd E E monthly poor 47”8”6
Do do Incidental poor 32”12”2
Do do Parochial Accts 8”2”2
To assessments & brought forward 69”17”2
To Mortcloth money do do 18”13”4
To Proclamation money do do 3”17”6
Augt 9 To Mr Smith of Blairmuckhill “5”
To Mr Wm Steell of Liquo “6”9
“ 19 To Mr Thos Inglis Cands & Lams “5”9 ¾
Decr 31 To James Carswell do do “7”8
1817 To James Morton do do “4”10 ½
Jany 3
“ 13 To Dr Wm Clark of Moffat full 1815 “13”3
“ 30 To Forrestdyke Cands & Lams 1815 “2”3
“ 31 To John Russell of Rosshall “2”5 ¼
Augt 4 To Longacre Cands & Lams “9”9
To Wm Forrest 3/ Jany 1816 “1”2 ½
Decr 3 To Balance last Settlement 1”12”2
By Harthill Mains Tenants half Cost “14”7
By Stampt Receipts 1815 “1”3
1818 To Bowhousebogue Lams 1”0”7 ½
Augt 10
1824 To Dewshills Cands & Lams “3”2
Feby 10
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(dates) (Name/s, &/or place) Poors rates Mort Cloth Money Proclamation
money
1816
Feby 5 To Capt Aikman full “10”5
“ 8 To His Grace The Duke 3”0”2 ½
“ 12 To Archd Shearer Little harshaw “5”5
“ 13 To James Lees Knownoble “1”10
“ 17 To Janet Anderson Hirst Braefoot “6”8
“ 19 To Mary Hamilton Omoa ?eadon “10”
“ 16 To Mrs Thomson Woodhead “ “ 8 ½
To William Thomson of Halkett u?w “1”10 ½
To Mr Walker of Rosshall “ “ 6 ½
“ 20 To John Roxburgh ? “5”5
“ 22 To John Clyde Jersie “ “ 10 ¾
Mar-04 To Willm Ross a Boy “5”
To Wm Russell Eisley Grains “13”
“ 5 To Wm Higgins Backomoss “2”1
“ 6 To John Chalmers W E “1”3
“ 7 To John Sawers full “1”2
To Alexr Bennet a Child “1”10
“ 26 To Janet Hutcheson aged 84 yrs “10”
“ 28 To Molyneux Dalrymple “17”2 ½
Apl 1 To Peter Laurie Sallysburg “10”
“ 2 To James Inglis Wesr House aged 91 “13”
“ 8 To Wesr Calderhead Cands “9”10 ½
“ 9 To James Sawers Shotts Wks “10”
(totals) 5”17”0 ¾ 4”1”4
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(dates) (Name/s, &/or place) Monthly Supplied Incidental Parochl
Poor Poor Accts
1816
Feby 11 By Jane Chalmers “4”
Mar-03 By Jane Chalmers do “4”
“ 5 By Monthly Supplied Poor 3”18”
“ 27 By Janet Buchanan part “6”
By Marion Prentice do “4”
By Presbytery Clerk 1815 “3”
Apl 1 By Jane Chalmers “4”
“ 2 By Margt Lindsay pt “10”
By Monthly Supplied poor 3”18”
“ 4 By Magdelene Stirling “8”
Apl 11 By Janet Buchanan full “6”
“ 13 By Widow Galbraith full “12”
“ 24 By Widow Shaw “8”
“ 8 By non residing Heritors meeting “1”11
May-01 By Jane Chalmers “4”
“ 2 By Soldier’s Wife pass “ “ 8
“ 10 By Thomas Russell “12”
“ 6 By a Soldiers Wife “ “ 6
By Elisabeth Ballantyne “10”
“ 10 By Janet Brownlee full “10”
(totals) 7”16” 5”3”2 “4”4
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Samuel Meuros Treasurer of the Poors Funds Dr at Infra
(dates) (Name/s, &/or place) Poors rates Mort Cloth Proclamation
Money money
1816
Brought forwd E E 5”17”0 ¾ 4”1”4
Apr-10 To Mr John Turner Newarthill “13”
“ 13 To Wm Thomson of Halketburn “13”
To Agnes Dalziel Midhill “10”
“ 14 To John Millar & Margt Wilson “2”6
“ 13 To John Roxburgh Esqr “5”5
“ 19 To Jas Paterson Knollnoblehill “2”4 ½
“ 20 To Agnes Porteous Ravenshole “10”
“ 22 To Collin Jeffray Harthill killed “13”
“ 28 To George Hay Shotts Wks “1”10
“ 29 To Susan Tait Foundry “13”
May-02 To South Linridge Cands “5”5
“ 3 To James Nielson do “5”3
Apl 28 To John Thomson & Marn Frew “2”6
May-10 To Janet Stewart Height “10”
“ 6 To Mr Steell of Bellside “6”10 ½
“ 9 To James Orr of Budds “1”3
To Hon Lord Douglas 1”14”3
“ 20 To Longbyers Mr Cullen “5”2 ½
“ 22 To Margt Inglis Entry foot Bedlormie “10”
“ 26 To Alexr McLaren & Marion Russell “2”6
“ 27 To Peter Muirie’s Child “1”10
“ 28 To John Sommervilles Child “1”10
“ 30 To Brackenknow Cands “1”4 ½
“ 17 To Lady Torphichen do 3 “ “
Jun-01 To Miss Waddell do “18”4
(total) 13”2”9 ¾ 8”18”10 “7”6
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(dates) (Name/s, &/or place) Monthly Supplied Incidental Parochl
Poor Charity Accts
1816
Brought forwd E E 7”16” 5”3”2 “4”11
May-07 By Monthly Supplied Poor 3”18”
“ 15 By Jane Chalmers for June “4”
“ 19 By Sailor with Pass to Leith “1”
“ 27 By Soldiers Widow do “1”
“ 30 By Marion Prentice full “4”
Jun-03 By Jane Chalmers for July “4”
“ 4 By monthly supplied poor 3”18”
“ 5 By Margt Russell full “3”
“ 6 By Widow Shaw full “2”
“ 3 By Bell Barr’s Grave “2”4
“ 8 By Jane Brownlee full “10”
“ 21 By Margt Lindsay full “10”
“ 26 By a Soldier’s Widow “1”
Jul-02 By Jane Chalmers “4”
By Bellman’s Salary till Whity 1816 1 “ “
By Monthly Supplied poor 3”18”
“ 5 By a Poor Woman from Aberdeen “1”
By Margt Baillie part “10”
“ 24 By Margt Rennie “8”
By a Soldiers Wife & Child “1”
(totals) 19”10” 8”9”6 1”14”11
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(dates) (Name/s, &/or place) Poors rates Mort Cloth Money Proclamation
money
1816
Brought forwd E E 13”2”9 ¾ 8”18”10 “7”6
Jun-02 To Wm Jamison & Eliza Hill “2”6
To John Russell & Jane Easton “2”6
” 3 To Mr Jas Orr of Forrestburn “7”3 ½
“ 4 To Sir Alexr Inglis Cochrane 3”9”12
“ 6 To William Cowan a Child “1”10
“ 9 To Robt Smellie & Agnes Robertson “2”6
“ 8 To George Kerr Muirhall “1”2
“ 13 To Wm Montgomery Candles “4”2
“ 16 To John Scott & Janet Mangle “2”6
To Robt Jeffray & Mary Hill “2”6
“ 18 To Alexr Lang Hillend “10”
“ 23 To Thos Easton & Jane Gardner “2”6
“ 30 To Willm Dick & Mary Carr “2”6
Jul-01 To James Nielson Auchenlee “13”
“ 2 To Willm Kyle’s Child S Wks “1”10
“ 2 To Gartness Estate Cands “15”11 ½
To William Cleland Knownoble “2”11
“ 7 To Edwd Marshall & Janet Hastie “2”6
“ 9 To Mrs Baillie Senr Crook “13”
“ 10 To Blairdenhill Cands “1”9 ½
“ 15 To Robert Wilson do “3”5 ½
To Gavin Paterson do “2”4 ½
To John Smith North Hirst “3”4
“ 16 To Henry Nielson’s Child “1”10
“ 24 To Archd Barr Junr “1”10
(totals) 18”13”2 ¼ 11”2”2 1”7”6
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(dates) (Name/s, &/or place) Monthly Supplied Incidental Parochl
Poor Charity Accts
1816
Brought forwd E E 19”10” 8”9”6 1”4”11
Jul-29 By a Poor man & family on their “1”
way to Ayr
Augt 1 By Bellman’s Shoes “10”
By Jane Chalmers “4”
By Soldier’s Widow going to Inverness “ “ 6
By poor Woman from the Infirmary “ “ 4
By Monthly supplied Poor 3”18”
By Collecting Lammas Assesst 1”11”6
“ 7 By James Welsh in quest of Work “1”
“ 15 By Margt Baillie Peter Laurie’s R “5”5
oup asst
By do do p Gavin Russell “4”7
Sepr 4 By Mary Medley Daniel Medley 25 M dr “4”7
By Jane Evans Evans 25 Pasoons “2”11
By Mary Parsons John Parsons 40 “3”9
By Mary Harison Geo Harrison do “3”9
By Mary Bonnie Wm Bonnie 6th Coot “3”9
“ 3 By Monthly Supplied Poor 3”18”
“ 7 By 2 Soldiers Wives “1”6
“ 13 By a poor man with pass “1”
Octr 6 By Jane Chalmers “4”
Septr 1 By Jane Chalmers poor “4”
Octr 8 By Monthly Supplied Poor 3”18”
(totals) 32”15”6 11”5”7 1”4”11
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(dates) (Name/s, &/or place) Poors Mort Cloth Proclamation
rates Money money
1816
Brought forwd E E 18”13”2 ¼ 11”2”2 1”7”6
Jul-25 To Robert Hamilton Child “1”10
To Hugh Miller Blackhill “ “ 10
“ 28 To James McCloy & Elisabeth Falconer “2”6
Augt 9 To Mr Ritchie Letham in North Blairmuckhole “13”
To Mr Wm Steell of Liquo “5”7 ½
To Mr Wm Steell do Lams “5”7 ½
To Mr Smith of Blairmuckhill “5”
To ditto for Lammas “4”2
“ 10 To Alexr Hill’s Child Omoa “3”
“ 19 To Mr Thomas Inglis Cand & Lammas “6”6
“ 22 To His Grace Duke of Hamilton full 3”0”2 ½
“ 24 To Elisabeth Doconie’s Child “1”10
Fortissat Hillhead
“ 25 To Adam Simpson & Janet Barr “2”6
Septr 8 To Mr Wm Weir & Miss Ann Baillie “2”6
To Robt Hill & Mary McEwan “2”6
“ 9 To Catherine Wright Laigh Braknow “4”
“ 10 To Christian Brown Craigend “1”10
“ 14 To New Miln Cands & Lams “4”2
To James Aikenhead Child “1”10
“ 15 To Jas Gardiner & Mary Stewart “2”6
“ 22 To Wm Adam & Betty Macsended “2”6
“ 25 To Alexr Hynd Senr at Knollhead “10”
Octr 2 To Helen Danks Newarthill “6”8
“ 7 To James Orr of Budds Lams “1”3
To Wm Russell of Siemiehill Cands & Lammas “4”7
(totals) 23”11”1 ¾ 13”6”2 2”2”6
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(dates) (Name/s, &/or place) Monthly Supplied Incidental Parochl
Poor Charity Accts
1816
Brought forwd E E 32”15”6 11”5”7 1”4”11
Octr 10 By Magdelene Stirling part “4”
Novr 5 By Monthly Supplied Poor 3”18”
By Jane Chalmers full “4”
“ 20 By Bellman’s Salary till Marts 1816 1 “ “
By a Shipwrecked Soldr “1”
By Lillie Mackie in part “1”
Decr 3 By Monthly Supplied poor 3”18”
“ 7 By a Traveller with pass “1”
“ 10 By James Scofield with pass “1”
“ 12 By Jane Chalmers Decr “4”
By Marion Muir’s Coffin “15”
By Marion Muir’s Grave “2”
“ 10 By Widow Tweeddale “5”
“ 12 By Margt Lindsay “5”
By Magdalene Stirling full “4”
“ 16 By Marion Prentice full “5”
“ 18 By Lillie Mackie pt “1”
“ 27 By Widow Tweedale full “5”
By a Man with pass “1”
“ 30 By Jane Brownlee full “10”
Jany 5 By Jane Chalmers “4”
(totals) 40”11”6 14”18”7 2”4”11
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(dates) (Name/s, &/or place) Poors rates Mort Cloth Proclamation
Money money
1816
Brought forwd E E 23”11”1 ¾ 13”6”2 2”2”6
Octr 14 To Elisabeth Robertson “1”10
“ 15 To John Baillie Bankhead 85 “13”
To Jas Witherspoon Balochnie “1”10
“ 24 To Robert Steell Muirhouse “10”
To James McCulloch in Shotts Wks “1”10
“ 29 To Jane Gardner Omoa Iron Wks “10”
Novr 5 To Agnes Storrie near Airdrie “10”
“ 9 To John Meek Esqr Cands & Lammas 1”12”10
“ 12 To Adm Sir Alexr Cochran &c 3”9”11
“ 22 To Miss Waddell Lams “18”4
To Thos Gilchrist’s Son “1”10
“ 10 To John Sommerville & Isobel Cleland “2”6
To Edwd Thomson & Ann Main “2”6
Decr 5 To James Paterson in Cottonhill “10”
“ 8 To Wm Gowan & Mary Lowat Old Monkland “2”6
“ 10 To Starry Shaw Cands & Lams “6”3
“ 14 To Janet Hamilton Arbuckle “1”10
“ 15 To Thos Orr & Barbara Cleland “2”6
To John Peters & Elisa Letham “2”6
“ 19 To Thomas Muir Shotts Wks “1”10
“ 30 To Thos Kerr Motherwell “6”8
To Margt Kerr Motherwell (included)
To Janet Wood Widow Wark “6”8
“ 31 To Thos Cunningham “6”8
To James Carswell full “8”8
(totals) 30”7”1 ¾ 17”10” 2”15”
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(dates) (Name/s, &/or place) Monthly Supplied Incidental Parochl
Poor Charity Accts
1816/1817
Brought forwd E E 40”11”6 14”18”7 2”4”7
Jany 7 By Widow Shaw in full “12”
By Margt Lindsay in full “10”
By Monthly Supplied Poor 3”12”
“ 10 By 3 families with Passes “2”
“ 15 By Lillie Mackie part “1”
“ 20 By Margt Baillie’s Children 1 “ “
“ 19 Bt Janet Stark Extra “7”
“ 22 By five Women with Passes “2”
“ 25 By Margt Russell full “6”6
“ 28 By a Man with Pass “1”
Feby 1 By Cords for Mortcloth Wallets “ “ 6
“ 3 By Collecting Lams Stent 1”11”6
By Heritors Clerk 1816 1”1”
By Session ditto 1816 1”1”
By Interest Genl Hamiltons Donation 1 “ “
By Stationary 1816 “5”
By Stamp Receipts “1”6
(totals) 45”14” 18”0”1 5”13”11
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(dates) (Name/s, &/or place) Poors rates Mort Cloth Money Proclamation money
1816/1817
Brought forwd E E 30”7”1 ¾ 17”10”2 2”15”
Janry 3 To James Morton full “5”5
“ 4 To Lord Douglas full 1”11”3
“ 5 To Jas Shearer & Elisath Wilson “2”6
To Robt Erskine & Margt Chalmers “2”6
To Alexr Grant & Chrisn Pettigrew “2”6
“ 6 To Gartness Estate full “15”11 ½
To a Child from Shotts Wks “1”10
“ 13 To Dr Clark Cands & Lammas 1”2”1
“ 18 To Robt Carrick Esqr Cands “16”5 ½
To Robert Walker Esqr Cands “9”6
To do do Lammas “9”6
To Bogfoot Candlemas MC “2”8 ½
To do Lammas Mr Carrick “2”8 ½
“ 13 To a Child from Newarthill “1”10
“ 22 To Widow Nelson Auchenlee “5”3
To Ann McCarter Bonhard “13”
“ 30 To Cosmo Falconer Esqr full 1”7”6
To Forrestdyke full “2”6
“ 31 To John Russell of Rosshall “2”9
“ 26 To James Shank & Elis Walker “2”6
To Thos Anderson & Margt Weir “2”6
Feby 1 To Wm Steell, Muirhouse “10”
(totals) 39”0”2 ¼ 18”16”10 3”7”6
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(dates) (Name/s, &/or place) Monthly Supplied Incidental Parochl
Poor Poor Accts
1816/1817
Brought forwd E E 45”14” 18 “ “ 1 5”13”11
Feby 4 By Lillie Mackie full “2”
“ 8 By Widow Galbraith full “10”
“ 17 By John Newlands “4”
“ 21 By Lillie Mackie part “1”6
“ 4 By Monthly Supplied poor 4”2”
Mar-12 By Lillie Mackie “2”6
“ 28 By Lillie Mackie full “1”
By Currance’s Coffin Ravenshole 4 Decr “18”
By Widow Shaws Child “9”8
By Thos Russell’s Son “2”
By Widow Boston’s Two “7”
By Margt Baillies “2”8
By Margt Barrs two “4”
By Baptismal Register 1”11”6
(totals) 49”16” 21”4”5 7”5”5
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(dates) (Name/s, &/or place) Poors rates 1816 Mort Cloth Proclamation
Money money
1816/1817
Brought forward E E 39 “ “ 2 ¼ 18”16”10 3”7”6
Feby 1 To Dr Marshall Cands & Lams “11”6
To Jas Marshall Esqr do do “11”3
“ 2 To Thos Forsyth & Janet Beveridge “2”6
To John Meek Esqr 11 Novr “16”5
“ 4 To Mr Govan Cands & Lams 1”2”11
To Mr Jas Orr full “7”3 ½
“ 8 To Sir James Stewart full “10”5
To Watersaugh & Bankhead “9”7
To Mr Dalrymple “17”2 ½
“ 11 To John Roxburgh Esqr “5”5
To Turdees Cands & Lams “7”1
“ 17 To Capt Aikman full “10”5
“ 20 To James Laurie & Christian Nisbet “2”6
Mar-01 To Archd Shearer full “5”5
To Jersie John Clyde “ “ 10 ¾
“ 8 To Peatpots & Linrigg “19”2
May-17 To Bentfoot full “6”11
Mar To James Thomson of Halketburn “1”10 ½
May-23 To Wm Paterson Midhill “1”1
Jun-11 To George Kern Muriehall “1”2
“ 21 To Mr Walker Rosshall “ “ 6 ½
Jul-01 To Wm Cleland full “2”11
To John Chalmers full “1”3
“ 4 To Wester Calderhead “9”10 ½
(totals) 48”2”9 ½ 18”16”10 3”12”6
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(dates) (Name/s, &/or place) Poors rates Mort Cloth Money Proclamation money
1816/1817
Brought forwd E E 48”2”9 ½ 18”16”10 3”12”6
Jul-14 To Wm Montgomerie “4”2
“ 15 To Wm Wyllie in full “5”7 ½
“ 24 To Midhill Mr Thomson “ “ 10
Augt 9 To Thos Clark Candlemas & Lammas “9”2
“ 4 To Longacre Cands & Lams “10”10
Octr 6 To Lady Torphichen 3 “ “
“ 20 To Mr Steell of Bellside “6”10 ½
Novr 24 To Longbyres for Lammas “5”2 ½
Decr 27 To Wm Forrest Cands & Lammas “2”
1818 To Mr James Wyllie full “5”7 ½
Feby 3
To Mr James Hamilton “5”5
“ 11 To Blairdenhill Lams “1”9 ½
“ 11 To Mrs Thomson of Woodhd “ “ 8 ½
Apl 14 To Mr John Smith of Hirst Lammas “3”4
(lined out) To Archd Shearer Lams “6”6
“ 17 (lined out) To Mrs Nelson Lammas “6”3
Augt 13 To Bowhouse Bog Cands & Lammas 1”13”7
1819 To James Paterson Lammas “2”4 ½
Septr 4
1820 To North Shaws Mr Carrick “3”5 ½
Janry 17
Apl 10 To Brackenknow Lams “1”4 ½
1824 To Dewshills Cands & Lams “3”6
Feby 10
“ 19 To John Sawers for Lams “1”3
1833 To Gavin Paterson Crosshall “2”4 ½
Feby 28
(totals) 56”1”7 ½ 18”16”10 3”12”6
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(dates) (Name/s, &/or place) Poors rates & Mort Cloth Proclamation
Interest Money of Banns
1817
Feby 7 To John Roxburgh Esqr “7”7
To Turdees Miss Waddell “4”11 ½
“ 14 To David Fleming Rickerstone Hill “10”
To Christian Williamson Dicks Deel “13”
To His Grace the Duke of Hamilton 4”4”3 ½
“ 18 To Capt Aikman Cands “14”7
“ 17 To Jane Russell Newhouse “13”
“ 15 To John Cameron & Margt Donaldson “2”6
“ 24 To Interest of Mitchell’s 15”8”7
Fund till 12 Currt
“ 25 To James Orr of Forrestburn “10”2 ½
Mar-01 To Archd Shearer Harshaw “7”7
“ 2 To Adam Mathers & Margt Ross “2”6
“ 3 To James Turner near Fauldhouse “13”
To Jersie John Clyde “1”3
“ 8 To Peatpots & Linridge “13”5
“ 10 To Wm Baird Netherton “10”
“ 21 To Mary say Margt Baxter Hollytoun “6”8
“ 25 To Margt Lillie Omoa “1”10
To James Coates & Margt Gillespie “2”6
“ 12 To Elisabeth Bell Sallysburg “13”
Apl 5 To Elisabeth Lang “10”
“ 6 To John Ross & Janet Hamilton “2”6
“ 13 To John Pettigrew & Mary Marshall “2”6
To Willm Wright & Mary McLaren “2”6
To Wm Sneddan & Ann Torrance “2”6
(totals) 23”2”5 ½ 4”10”6 “17”6
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(dates) (Name/s, &/or place) Monthly Supplied Incidental Parochl Accts
Poor Charity
1817
Feby 4 By Ann Chalmers part “4”
“ 5 By Margt Clark not of this Parish “2”6
“ 7 By 2 Seamen with pass “1”6
“ 8 By Widow Galbraith pt “5”3
“ 15 By Peter Paterson Russian Seaman pass “1”
“ 19 By John Crawford part 1 “ “
“ 23 By a Man & Woman & family pass “1”6
“ 27 By Widow Galbraith “9”9
By Janet Brownlee “7”6
“ 24 By Bellman attending meeting “2”
“ 27 By Magdelene Stirling “3”
Mar-03 By John Newlands full “8”
“ 15 By Seaman with pass “ “ 6
“ 7 By Soldiers Wife & Child “1”
By Marion Prentice “4”
“ 6 By Jane Chalmers “4”
(total) 3”15”6
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(dates) (Name/s, &/or place) Poors rates & Mort Cloth Proclamation
Interest Money money
1817
Brought forwd E E 23”2”5 ½ 4”10”6 “17”6
Apl To the Revd Wm Dalziel & “2”6
Miss Janet Manwell
“ 28 To Hugh Baird Shotts Wks “3”9
To Alexr Simpsons Child “1”10
(blank) Russell Whitburn “10”
May-07 To Wm Wallace Foundry “6”8
“ 8 To Wm Higgins Backomoss “2”11
“ 14 To John Montgomery Bogend aged 87 yrs “13”
“ 17 To Bentfoot Wm Smith “4”10
“ 20 To Robert Jeffrays Child “1”10
“ 30 To Mr Wm Russell of Birniehill “3”2 ½
Mar To James Thomson of K Burn “2”5 ½
To John Russell of Rosshall “1”10 ¾
May-23 To Wm Paterson Midhill “ “ 9 ½
Jun-02 Mrs Marshall Bonhard “13”
“ 3 To Mr Jeffray’s Child Airdrie “1”10
“ 6 To Janet Bisset Newarthill “10”
“ 7 To Helen Laurie Newhouse “13”
“ 8 To James Hill Junr & Margt Sweeny Polmont “2”6
To Alexr White Bathe & Eliza Kynd “2”6
“ 10 To John Crawfurd Hillend “6”8
“ 11 To George Kerr Muiriehall “1”7 ½
(totals) 23”19”4 ¼ 23”13”2 ¼ 8”12”1 1”5”
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Poor Charity Accts
1817
Brought forwd E E 3”15”6
Mar-04 By Monthly Supplied Poor 4”2”
“ 6 By Widow Mark pt “6”
“ 13 By Widow Shalle full “15”
“ 17 By a woman & 4 Children “1”
“ 19 By Margt Russell full “7”6
By Elisabeth Bannytine “5”
By Magdelene Stirling full “4”
“ 24 By John Campbell Ravenshole “2”
By 2 Seamen going to Leith “1”
By a Soldiers wife “ “ 6
By John Hamilton pt “10”
“ 30 By Jane Chalmers “4”
Apl 1 By Monthly Supplied Poor 4”2”
“ 15 By Mary Clark not of this Parish “1”
“ 8 By Tradesmen respecting Charity 1”6”6
“ 19 By Margt Baillie’s Weans 1 “ “
By Margt Lindsay part “10”
“ 20 By Presbytery Clerk 1816 “3”
(totals) 8”4” 8”2”6 1”9”6
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(dates) (Name/s, &/or place) Poors rates Mort Cloth Money Proclamation money
1817
Brought forward E E 23”19”4 ¼ 8”12”1 1”5”
Jun-14 To Mrs Walter Paterson “10”
“ 15 To Danl McFarlane & Mary Agnew “2”6
“ 21 To Mr James Walker of Rosshall “ “ 9 ¼
“ 22 To Thos Clark & Margt Nisbet “2”6
“ 24 To Wm Black’s Wife Motherwell “6”8
Jul-01 To Wm Cleland full “4”1
To John Chalmers “1”9
To Starryshaw full “4”4 ½
To David Black full “2”7 ½
“ 4 To Wester Calderhead “13”10 ½
“ 11 To John Turner Mains “1”10
“ 14 To James Orr of Budds “1”9
To Willm Montgomery “5”10
“ 15 To Wm Wyllie Trees Bank “3”11 ½
To Willm Steell of Liquo “7”10 ½
“ 24 To Midhill Mr Thomson “1”2
“ 28 To James Letham NB “4”1
Augt 5 To Smith of Blairmuckhill Cands “5”10
To do do for Lammas “5”
“ 7 To Robert Youngs Wife Hamilton “10”
To Jas Gray Liurce Climpy “3”3
“ 9 To Thos Clark Cands “6”5
To do do for Lammas “5”6
“ 14 To James Meurs Daughter “6”8
(totals) 27”8”1 10”10”6 1”10”
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(dates) (Name/s, &/or place) Monthly Supplied Poor Incidental Charity Parochl Accts
-1817
Brought forwd E E 8”4” 8”2”6 1”9”6
By Elisabeth Bannytine full “5”
By Marien Prentice full “3”6
By Jane Brownlee full “15”
By Margt Lindsay “6”
By John Crawfurd “3”6
May-06 By Monthly Supplied Poor 4”2”
“ 6 By Jane Chalmers “4”
“ 15 By Janet Steell full “7”
“ 16 By Poor Travellar & 4 Weans “ “ 6
“ 18 By John Crawfurd full “13”6
“ 23 By Andrew Welsh Seaman “ “ 6
“ 25 By Jane Chalmers June “4”
Jun-03 By Monthly Supplied Poor 4”2”
“ 4 By 2 Travellars wt Pass “1”
“ 6 By Lillie Mackie “2”
“ 16 By Margt Lindsay full “4”
“ 20 By Man & Wife pass “1”
(totals) 16”8” 14”13” 1”9”6
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(dates) (Name/s, &/or place) Poors rates & Mort Cloth Proclamations
Interest Money
1817
Brought forwd E E 27”14”3 10”10”6 1”10”
Augt 15 To Auchenlee for Cands “7”3
“ 21 To the Duke of Hamilton 3”12”3
“ 24 To John Russell & Mary Forrest “2”6
“ 30 To Janet Wyllie a Child “1”10
Septr 3 To Wm Rankine a Child “1”10
“ 8 To Margt Keir Ashley grains “13”
“ 14 To Wm Marshall & Janet Russell “2”6
“ 19 To The Revd Wm Fyfe & Miss Margt Govan “2”6
To Wm Hill & Margt Ross “2”6
To David Simpson & Janet Beverage “2”6
To Campbells Child Shotts Wks “1”10
Octr 1 To John Russell Cooper Whitburn Parish “10”
“ 6 To Lady Torphichen Cands 4”4”
To do do for Lammas 3”12”
“ 20 To Mr Steell of Bellside Cand “9”7 ½
To do do for Lammas “8”3
To John Kirk Shotts Wks “10”
To Marion Lithgow Airdrie “6”8
“ 19 To Wm Jeffray & Agnes Masterton “2”6
“ 30 To John Allen Newarthill “1”10
Novr 2 To Peter Calderhead & Kate McCarter “2”6
To Thos Thomson & Agnes Orr “2”6
To Gavin Torrance & Mary Duncan “2”6
(totals) 40”1”5 ½ 12”17”6 2”12”6
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(dates) (Name/s, &/or place) Monthly Supplied Incidental Parochl
Poor Charity Accts
-1817
By Brought forwd E E 16”8” 11”13” 1”9”6
Jun-29 By Jane Chalmers for July “4”
Jul-01 By Bellmans Salary till Whity 1817 1 “ “
“ 7 By John Hamilton pass “5”
“ 8 By Janet Ingles Soldiers Wife “ “ 6
“ 1 By Monthly Supplied Poor 4”2”
“ 6 By Lillie Mackie part “ “ 6
“ 14 By John Hamilton p J Pettigrew “5”
By Margt Rennie part “5”
“ 16 By 3 Men with Pass “1”6
By Thomas Russell “12”
By Bellmans Shoes “10”
By Lillie Mackie pt “1”
“ 29 By John Hamilton “5”
By John Monro Seaman “ “ 6
Augt 2 By Betty Watson per Cart to Bothe “7”8
“ 5 By Jane Chalmers “4”
(totals) 20”10” 14”4”8 2”19”6
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(dates) (Name/s, &/or place) Poors rates & Mort Cloth Proclamations
Interest Money
1817
Brought over E E 40”7”7 ½ 12”17”6 2”12”6
Octr 9 To John Chalmers Windyedge “1”6
Novr 3 To Wm Russell late in Couch “6”8
“ 6 To Sir Alexr Cochrane Cands 4”17”10 ¼
“ 9 To Jas Goodwillie & Jane Calendar “2”6
“ 13 To John Gillies Harthill “1”10
“ 16 To Wm Finlay & Marion Russell “2”6
“ 19 To Miss Henrietta Porteous Proudfoot “5”9
To Alexr Cochrane Lams 4”3”10 ½
“ 22 To Miss Waddell for Cands 1”5”8
To Miss Waddell for Lams 1”2”
“ 24 To Lowbyres for Cands “7”3 ½
To Lowbyres for Lams “6”3
To John Russell Rosshall Novr 13 “1”7 ½
“ 29 To a Child from Shotts Wks “1”10
Decr 12 To Andrew Russell Foulburn “13”
“ 13 To Mary Lang Currieside “6”8
To William Steell for Liquo “6”9
“ 14 To Abram Wallace’s Child “1”10
“ 15 To Jane Sheddan Shotts wks “1”10
“ 19 To Cosmo Falconer Esqr Cands “19”3
To do do for Lammas “16”6
“ 20 To Jas Morton Crossgates aged 83 “13”
“ 30 To Cecilia Marshall Bonhard “9”
To Thomas Reid Boy J Coll town “6”8
(totals) 54”16”2 ¼ 16”3”7 2”17”6
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(dates) (Name/s, &/or place) Monthly Supplied Incidental Parochl
Poor Charity Accts
-1817
Brought forwd E E 20”10” 14”4”8 2”19”6
Augt 5 By Monthly Supplied Poor 4”3”
By Collecting Cands Assesst 1”11”6
“ 14 By 2 Soldier’s Wives with Passes “2”
“ 15 By Elisabeth Bannytine full “2”
By do do of Lammas “7”3
“ 21 By Jane Dobson 22 Regt & 4 Children “2”8
By Mary Leeson 52 Regt & 6 Children “3”9
By Postage from Mr Brown “ “ 5
By Lillie Mackie part “1”
“ 24 By Margt Russell part “3”
“ 27 By Widow Shaw in part “4”
By Postage of Presbyr Minutes “1”1
Septr 2 By a Travellar & 3 Weans “1”
By Jane Chalmers “4”
By John Hamilton part “3”
By Monthly Supplied poor 4”3”
By Paper for Non Residing “1”3
Heritors Letters
By 2 Women Travellars in distress “ “ 4
(totals) 30”7”6 15”18”8 3”2”3
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(dates) (Name/s, &/or place) Poors rates & Mort Cloth Proclamation
Interest Money of Banns
1817
Decr Brought forwd E E 54”16”2 ¼ 16”3”7 2”17”6
“ 26 To James Carsewell for Cands “6”0 ½
To do do for Lammas “5”1
“ 27 To Wm Forrest of South Hirst “1”5
To do do for Lammas “1”2 ½
1818 To James Cowan & Janet Milliken Blanre “2”6
Jany 4
“ 5 To The Rt Hon Lord Douglas Cands 2”8”
To do do for Lammas 2”1”1 ½
“ 11 To James Brown & Mary Smith “2”6
“ 16 To Janet Beverage Bonhard “6”8
“ 18 To Finlaysons Child Shotts Wks “1”10
“ 20 To Widow Russell Carfin Byns “13”
“ 26 To Wm Torrance Shotts Wks “1”10
“ 27 To Bentfoot & Glenmeadow “4”1 ½
To Mary Colvill Airdrie “13”
To Mr Meek for Cands 1”2”11 ½
To do do for Lammas “13”6 ½
To do do for Bothwellshields “3”9 ½
To do for do Lammas “3”3
To do for Drumbuoy Cands “2”6 ½
To do for do Lammas “2”2
To do for Craighead Cands “ “ 10
To do for do Lammas “ “ 8 ½
(totals) 64”8”5 ½ 17”19”11 3”2”6
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(dates) (Name/s, &/or place) Monthly Supplied Incidental Parochl
Poor Charity Accts
-1817
Brought forwd E E 30”7”6 15”18”8 3”2”3
Septr 6 By a Marine Wife & family pass “1”
“ 10 By John Hamilton in part “5”
“ 12 By Travellar with pass “ “ 9
By a Foreigner taken ill & family “3”
“ 20 By do do and Lodgings in part “3”
“ 27 By Magdalene Stirling in part “2”
“ 29 By Jane Chalmers for Octr “4”
By Janet Anderson for Lodge Foreigner full “3”
By James Clarkson for Nails for Kirk “7”8
Octr 7 By Marion Prentice part “4”
By John Newlands part “4”
By Magdalene Stirling pt “4”
By Monthly Supplied Poor 4”3”
“ 8 By Widow Galbraith 1 “ “
“ 15 By Susan McDonald Pass from Edr “1”
“ 25 By Lillie Mackie in part “ “ 6
“ 27 By Duncan Cameron & Shaw Edr pass “1”
“ 31 By Margt Lindsay part “5”
(totals) 34”10”6 18”19”11 3”9”11
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(dates) (Name/s, &/or place) Poors rates & Mort Cloth Proclamation
Interest Money of Banns
1817/1818
Brought forwd E E 64”8”5 ½ 17”19”11 3”2”6
Janry 30 To Mr Carrick for Bogfoot “3”9 ½
To do do for Lammas “3”3
“ 28 To Betty Fleming Pickerstone Hill “10”
 31 To Robert Barr Sallysburgh “6”8
Feby 3 To Mr James Wyllie Cands “3”11 ½
To do do for Lammas “3”4 ½
To Mr Jas Hamilton Cands “7”7
To do do for Lammas “6”6
To Mr Wm Wyllie full “3”4 ½
To Mr James Orr of Forestburn “8”9
“ 6 To Mr Robt Walker Cands “13”3
To do do for Lammas “11”4 ½
“ 11 To Wm Thomson of Woodhead Cands “1”0 ½
To ditto for Lammas “ “ 10 ½
To Blairdenhill Cands “2”5 ½
To ditto for Lammas “2”1
Mar-25 To Dr Willm Clark Cands “15”5 ½
To Ditto for Lammas “13”3
Apl 14 To Mr John Smith Cands “4”8
To do do Lammas “4”
May-13 To Molneux Dalrymple Esqr Cands “4”
To Ditto for Lammas 1”0”7
To Auchenlee 17 April “6”3
(totals) 72”8”4 18”16”7 3”2”6
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(dates) (Name/s, &/or place) Monthly Supplied Incidental Parochl
Poor Poor Accts
-1817
By Brought forwd E E 34”10”6 18”19”11 3”9”11
Novr 3 By Jane Chalmers “4”
By Lillie Mackie pt “1”
“ 4 By Monthly Supplied Poor 4”3”
“ 8 By Margt Russell in part “5”
“ 12 By Lillie Mackie part “1”
“ 17 By Jane Brownlee part “6”
“ 13 By Mr Baird Airdrie Inspecting Kirk “2”4
“ 19 By Janet Steell pt “5”
By John Hamilton part “5”
By Putting th?ent into the Kirk “1”
“ 21 By Margt Lindsay “5”
“ 24 By Lillie Mackie in Part “2”
By Wm Auld Inspecting Props & c “3”
“ 27 By Widow Shaw in full “11”
“ 28 By Elisabeth Ballantyne full “4”9
Decr 2 By Monthly Supplied Poor 4”3”
“ 7 By 2 Shipwrecked Seamen “1”6
“ 10 By Lillie Mackie in pt “1”6
“ 9 By Traveller with pass “ “ 6
By John Lay James Hamilton part “5”
“ 12 By Thomas Lowden full “10”
(totals) 42”16”6 2”8”2 3”16”3
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(dates) (Name/s, &/or place) Poors rates & Mort Cloth Proclamations
Interest Money
1817/1818
Brought forwd E E 72”8”4 18”16”7 3”2”6
May-18 To Gartness Estate Mr Strang Candlemas 1”2”2
To do do for Lammas “19”1 ½
Jun-11 To Mr Walker of Rosshall “ “ 8
“ 18 To Wm Higgins Backomoss “2”6
“ 19 To Thomas Inglis Esqr Cands “4”6 ¼
To ditto ditto Lammas “3”10 ½
“ 30 To David Black of New Mill “2”3
To Wm Thomson of Blackhill “1”
To William Cleland of Knownoble “3”6
Jul-10 To James Orr Budds “1”6
To Archd Shearer Lams 14 Apl “6”6
Augt 10 To Birniehill Willm Russell for Lammas “2”9
To Bowhousebog Candlemas 1”3”6
To ditto for Lammas 1”0”1 ½
“ 19 To Alexr Govan Esqr Cands 1817 “16”0 ½
To Ditto for Lammas “13”9
“ 20 To John F Ackman Esqr “12”6
“ 28 To James Morton Candlemas “3”7 ½
To James Morton Lammas “3”3
Octr 9 To William Montgomery Lammas “5”
Novr 16 To John Roxburgh Esqr “6”6
To Miss Waddell for Turdees “4”3
“ 23 To James Letham Lammas “3”6
(totals) 81”10”10 ¾ 18”16”7 3”2”6
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(dates) (Name/s, &/or place) Monthly Supplied Incidental Parochl
Poor Charity Incidents
-1817
Brought forwd E E 42”16”6 22”8”2 3”16”3
Dec-02 By Jane Chalmers for Decr “4”
“ 12 By Wm Weir Carting a Cripple to Bothl “5”6
“ 15 By Printing 60 Letters & Thos Russell “9”
By John Storrie attending Alexr Dalziel “6”
“ 18 By Janet Brownlee “10”
By Widow Shaw p order of Mr Marshall “5”
By a Travellar in distress “ “ 4
“ 22 By Marion Prentice full “6”
By Margt Clarke a traveler & ? Curt “1”
By Postage Presby Clerk to Decr “ “ 5 ½
By do do do 20th  Octr “ “ 5
“ 25 By do Messers Tod & Romanes “ “ 7 ½
“ 29 By John Hamilton part “5”
“ 31 By John Slacks Coffin “16”
By Presby Extracts “7”3
By Jane Chalmers Janry “4”
By Lillie Mackie “1”

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