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

1818

1818 By Postage Mt Hotson “ “ 5

Janry

(totals) 42”16”6 25”12 4”14”4

Page 198

(Samuel Meuros Treasurer of the Poors Funds Dr at Infra)

(dates) (Name/s, &/or place) Poors rates & Mort Cloth Proclamation
Interest Money of Banns
1817/1818

Brought forwd E E 8”10”10 ¾ 48”16”7 3”2”6

Novr 29 To Wester Calderhead “11”10 ½

Decr 4 To John Clyde Lammas “1”1

1819 To Longacre for Cands “7”7

Jany 29

“ To ditto for Lammas “6”6

Feby 6 To James Thomson of Halketburn “2”1 ½

Apr-10 To Peatpots & North linrig “11”6

Jun-01 To James Graham Esqr Cands “1”9

“ To ditto do Lams “1”6

“ 15 To Wm Higgins of Backomoss “2”6

Jul-22 To Sir James Stewart p BT “7”3 ½

“ To do do for Lammas “6”3

“ 23 To Starryshaw wm Black “3”9

Septr 4 To James Paterson Candlemas & Lammas “6”2

1820 To North Shaws Mr Carrick Candlemas “4”10

Janry 17

“ To do do do Lammas “4”1 ½

“ To Dr Marshall Cands “8”0 ½

“ To do do for Lammas “6”10 ½

“ To Mr James Marshall Cands “7”10 ½

“ To do do for Lammas “6”9

Apl 10 To Brackenknow Candlemas “1”10 ¾

“ To ditto for Lammas “1”7 ½

Decr 1 To Lord Belhaven Cands “6”8 ½

“ To do do Lammas do “5”9

“ 8 To Wm Paterson of Midhill Lams “ “ 8

1821 To George Kerr for Lammas “1”5

Jany 29

(totals) 87”16”7 18”16”7 3”2”6

Page 198

(Samuel Meuros Treasr of the Poors Funds Cr at Infra)

(dates) (Name/s, &/or place) Monthly Supplied Incidental Parochl Accts or
1817 /1818 Poor Charity Incidents

Brought forwd E E 42”16”6 25”12” 4”14”4 ½

“ By Thomas Russell Decr 27th “2”

Jany 6 By Monthly Supplied Poor 4”3”

“ 9 By Margt Rennie part “10”

“ 10 By Janet Steell part “5”

“ 17 By Lillie Mackie “1”

“ 21 By Jane Brownlee full “9”

“ 26 By John Newlands in full “8”

“ 27 By Thos Russell at prophin Kirk “2”6

“ 28 By John Hamilton full “2”

“ By Jane Chalmers in distress “2”

“ 31 By Margt Russell full “7”

“ By Margt Lindsay full “10”

“ By Janet Steell in full “5”

“ By Margt Baillie’s Weans 1” “

Feby 2 By Widow Crawfurd 1 “ “

“ By Lillie Mackie full “1”6

“ 3 By Collecting Lammas Stent 1”11”6

“ By Bellmans Salary March 1817 1 “ “

“ By Session Clerk 1817 1“1”

“ By Heritors do 1817 1”1”

(totals) 48”11” 30”12”6 8 “ “10

Page 199

Samuel Meuros Treasurer of the Poors Funds Dr at Infra

(dates) (Name/s, &/or place) Poors rates Mort Cloth Proclamations
& Interest Money
1817/1824

1818 Brought forwd E E 87”16”7 18”16”7 3”2”6

Feby 10 To Dewshills Cands & Lammas “4”7

“ 19 To John Sawers for Cands “1”9

“ To ditto do for Lammas “1”6

1833 To James Marshall Esqr Bands & Lammas “14”7 ½

Jany 8

Feby 28 To Gavin Paterson Cands & Lams “6”2

Page 199

Samuel Meuros Treasurer of the Poors Funds Cr at Infra

(dates) (Name/s, &/or place) Monthly Supplied Incidental Parochl Accts
1817 /1818 Poor Poor or Incidents

1818 By Brought forwd E E 48”11” 30”12”6 8” “ 10 ½

Feby 3 By Margt Rennie full “5”

“ By Margt Davidson full 1”4”

“ By Stationary 1817 “5”

“ By Monthly Supplied Poor 3”15”

1819 By refunded Geo Paterson “5”
advanced by him to Widow McHenry
Sep-04

“ By Janet Shaw School wages 1817 “7”6

“ By Wm Meek Russell do “2”

“ By Margt Wilson ditto “6”6

“ By Janet Wilson ditto “6”

“ By Stampt Receipts “1”6

Page 200

Dr Samuel Meuros Collector of the Poors funds

(dates) (Name/s, &/or place) Poors rates Mort Proclamation
& Interest Cloth Money Money
1818

Feby 3 To Mr Wm Wyllie full “2”3

“ To Mr Jas Orr of Forest burn “5”10

“ 6 To Robert Walker Esqr “7”7

“ To John Smith Whitburn Parish aged 80 “13”

“ 11 To Mrs Thomson of Woodhead “ “ 7

“ 12 To John Forbes Aikman Esqr “8”4

“ To His Grace the Duke of Hamilton 2”8”2

“ 19 O James Johnston New Monkland parish “10”

“ 24 To Jas Russell Newarthill “1”10

Mar-03 To Alexr Reids Daughter Wishaw Town “6”8

“ 7 To Robert Scott Lun Scarknow “10”

“ 10 To Sam Clarkson Newarthills “10”

“ 13 To Alexr Hamilton Muirhead New Monkland “13”

“ 14 To William Reeside’s Child “1”10

“ 20 To Jas Thomson Langrack “1”10

“ 25 To Dr Clark of Wester Moffat “8”10

“ 31 To James Johnstone Johnstonhall aged 91 “6”8

“ 30 To Interest of Mitchells fund from 20 “ “
12 Feby 1817 till 12 Feby 1818

Apl 3 To Janet Rankine Widow Chalmers “5”
Torphichen parish

“ 8 To James Shaws Children “4”

“ 11 To Isobel Beverage Shotts Wks “6”

“ 12 To Jas Ross & Isobel Nimmo Bothwell “2”6

“ 14 To John Smith of North Hirst “2”8

“ 21 To Robert McLuckie Shotts Wks “1”10

(totals) 24”4”3 4”11”8 “2”6

Page 200

Samuel Meuros Collector of the Poors Funds

(dates) (Name/s, &/or place) Monthly Supplied Incidental Parochl Accts
1818 Poor Poor or Incidents

Feby 3 By Jane Chalmers for Feby “6”

“ By Highland Mary not of Shotts “5”

“ 7 By Margt Gibson in part “6”

“ 11 By Widow Shaw in part “5”

“ By 2 Travellars in distress “ “ 6

“ 17 By Margt Gibson in full of 12/ “6”

“ 18 By John Newlands part “4”

“ 23 By Soldiers Wife with Pass “ “ 6

“ 24 By John Watt for A Dalziel 2”19”6

Mar-03 By Jane Chalmers “1”

“ By Monthly Supplied Poor 3”15”

“ 5 By Postage of Plans Paid “1”

“ 7 By Marion Prentice part “5”

“ By Postage from Mr Bryce “ “ 7 ½

“ 10 By Sailor & Wife with Pass “1”

“ 11 By Lillie Mackie part “1”

“ 14 By Elisabeth Ballantyne part “6”

“ 25 By Margt Gibson for JC full “5”3

“ 27 By John Newlands part “10”

“ 28 By Lillie Mackie in part “1”2

“ 31 By Jane Chalmers April aliment “6”

“ By Thos Russell 25 March 1818 Meeting “2”

Apl 2 By John Hamilton in part “5”

(totals) 3”15” 6”18”11 “3”7 ½

Page 201

(Dr Samuel Meuros Collector of the Poors funds)

(dates) (Name/s, &/or place) Poors rates & Mort Cloth Money Proclamation Money
Interest of fund
1818

Brought forwd E E 24”4”3 4”11”8 “2”6

Apl 19 To Robert Scott & Helen Watt both in this parish “2”6

“ 26 To John Baillie & Ann Smith both in this Parish “2”6

“ 23 To Agnes Inglis Overtown “

May-03 To Jas Duncan Calton & Cathe Pettigrew “2”6

“ 5 To William McLuckie a Child “1”10

“ 10 To Peter Inglis & Margt Russell “2”6

“ 13 To Molyneux Dalrymple Esqr “13”8 ½

“ 14 To Chas Reid Raiziehill “1”10

“ 16 To Thos Thomson Omoa

“ 18 To Mrs Neilson Auchenlee “4”2

“ 22 To Alexr Cunningham late Farmer Tarbrax “13”

“ 24 To Isaac Wipper & & Janet Eadie “2”6

“ To David Neilson & Jane Paterson “2”6

“ 26 To Wm Neallie a Child Shotts Wks “1”10

“ 27 To Chas Fleming Bogfoot Perished in a Well “1”10

“ 26 To John Meek Esqr WS Cands “13”1 ½

Jun-04 To Alexr Smith Muiriehall “13”

“ 5 To John Chalmers Cands “1”

“ 7 To the Revd Geo Hill & Margt Marshall “2”6

“ To Thos Brownlee & Margt Watt “2”6

“ To Peter McLaren Shotts Iron Wks “10”

“ 9 To John Tarras Junr at Shotts Iron “13”
Wks aged 17 years a promising youth

(totals) 25”16”3 7”8” 1”2”6

Page 201

(Samuel Meuros Collector of the Poors Funds)

(dates) 1818 (Name/s, &/or place) Monthly Supplied Poor Incidental Poor Parochl Accts

By Brought forwd E E 3”15” 6”18”11 “3”7 ½

Apl 3 By Margt Russell in part “6”

“ 6 By Margt Lindsay in part “10”

“ 8 By 2 Travellars in distress “1”

“ 11 By Jane Barr Shotts “10”

“ By Widow Shaw in part “5”

“ 7 By Monthly Supplied Poor 3”15”

“ 14 By Janet Brownlee pt “4”

“ 22 By Margt Russell in full “7”

“ 23 By John Watt to acct 2 “ “

“ By a Woman with pass “ “ 6

“ 25 By a Soldiers Widow & Child “1”

May-05 By a Travellar & family with Pass to Ayr “1”

“ By Monthly Supplied Poor 3”15”

“ By mending Childs Mortcloth “ “ 6

“ By Interest Receipt 30 March “1”

“ By Jane Chalmers for May “6”

“ 9 By John Hamilton in part “3”6

“ 12 By Widow Shaw in full “10”

“ 14 By Margt Baillies Weans “5”

“ 15 By Bellmans Salary from Mart 1817 till Whit 1818 1 “ “

“ By Thomas Russell allowed “12”

“ By Marion Prentice full “5”

“ 18 By Elisabeth Ballantyne full “9”

(totals) 11”5” 13”14”11 1”5”1

Page 202

(Dr Samuel Meuros Collector of the Poors funds)

(dates) (Name/s, &/or place) Poors rates & Interest Mort Cloth Money Proclamation Money

1818

June To Brought forward E E 25”16”3 7”8” 1”2”6

“ 11 To Mr Walker of Rosshall “ ” 5

“ To Alexr Yetts Junr Dykehead “10”

“ 14 To James Carswell Hillend “3”5 ½

“ 16 To David Muirie Shotts Wks aged 64 “13”

“ 18 To Willm Higgins Backomoss “1”8

“ 19 To Thomas Inglis Esqr Hassockridge “2”7

“ 26 To James Russell Newhouse aged 82 “13”

July 1st To Mary Gentleman Scarknow “10”

“ To Eliza Colligan Shotts Wks “1”10

“ 2 To Robert Russells Child Shotts Wks “1”10

“ 5 To Mr Jas Cleland & Miss Eliza Mack “2”6

“ 7 To James Brown Newarthill “1”6

Jun-30 To David Black New Mill “1”6

“ To Wm Steell of Liquo “4”6

“ To Wm Thomson of Midhill

“ To Wm Cleland of Knownoble “2”4

Jul-13 To James Orr of Budds “1”

“ 19 To James Turners Child “1”10

“ 26 To Thos Wilson & Jean Thomson “2”6

Augt 2 To Jas Waddell & Marion Chalmers Windyhill “2”6

“ To Robert Russell & Grizell Watt “2”6

“ Ro Wm Wilson & Chrisn Nisbet “2”6

“ 9 To Edwd Danks & Chrisn Paterson “2”6

“ To John Tennant Slamanan & Margt Sommervill “2”6

“ To Thomas Reid & Janet Fleming “2”6

(totals) 26”14”3 ½ 10”1”4 2”2”6

Page 202

(Samuel Meuros Collector of the Poors Funds)

(dates) 1818 (Name/s, &/or place) Monthly Supplied Poor Incidental Poor Parochl Accts

Y brought forwd E E 11”5” 13”14”11 1”5”1 ½

May-18 By Janet Anderson alias Steell “6”

“ 21 By Janet Brownlee in full “6”

“ 24 By Widow Gilone in part “6”

“ 26 By John Newlands full “6”

“ 30 By Gow from Kilmarnock to Edinr “3”6

“ By James Taylor Seaman from Leut With pass “1”

Jun-01 By Jane Chalmers for June “6”

“ By Lillie Mackie in part “1”

“ 2 By Janet Anderson in part “2”6

“ By Monthly Supplied Poor 3”15”

“ 4 By a Travellar & family wt Pass “ “ 6

“ 5 By John Russell for his Mother in part Cofn “16”

“ By Postage from Messr Dicksons “ “ 8 ½

“ By Mending the Leny Smith ? Mngt 7/6 “4”

“ By Presbytery Clk 1817 “3”

“ 13 By Margt Baillie Widow Barr “3”

“ By Margt Lindsay in full “10”

“ 15 By Lillie Mackie in part “1”

“ 18 By Jane Brownlee in full “15”

“ 25 By Alexr Dalzell from the 1st June at 4 pm “16”

“ 28 By Widow Gilone in full “6”

“ 30 By Jane Chalmers for July “6”

“ By Lillie Mackie “1”

Jul-07 By Monthly Supplied Poor 3”15”

“ By Thos Russell for Mary Lockharts Child “3”

(totals) 18”15 19”10”5 1”12”10

Page 203

(Dr Samuel Meuros Collector of the Poors funds)

(dates) (Name/s, &/or place) Poors rates & Interest Mort Cloth Money Proclamation Money

1818

Brought over E E 26”14”3 ½ 10”1”4 2”2”6

Augt 10 To Archd Shearer Cands “4”4

“ To do do for Lammas “6”6

“ To Birniehill for Candlemas “1”10

“ 10 To Bowhousebog Candlemas “10”1

“ 11 To Widow Robertson Gatehouse “5”

“ 16 To Thos Robert & Cecilia Smellie Paterson “2”6

“ 19 To Alexr Govan Esqr Cands “9”2

“ 21 To Robert Brown Auldmoss knows

“ 20 To the Duke of Hamilton Lammas 3”12”3

“ To Ladylands Lammas “12”6

“ 24 To Janet Liddle Stone “13”

“ 28 To James Morton Candlemas “2”2

“ To James Morton for Lammas “3”3

“ 29 To John Meek Esqr Lammas “19”8

Sep-13 To Malcolm Ross & Janet Wallace “2”6

“ 16 To Janet Thoms on Stane “4”

“ 20 To Robert Mack & Margt Pollock “2”6

“ 30 To Alexr Laing a Child Shotts Wks “1”10

Octr 9 To Willm Montgomery Candlemas “3”4

“ 11 To James Montgomery & Agnes Durham “2”6

“ To Abram Allen & Isabel Cameron “2”6

“ 16 To Robt Smellie’s child Shotts Wks “1”10

“ 18 To Willm Scott & Ann Bryce “2”6

“ 26 To Sarah Isobel Gray Shotts Wks “1”10

Novr 1 To John Shanks & Mary Dickson “2”6

“ 2 To John Gray’s child “1”10

“ 9 To Widow Gillon Bonhard “6”8

(totals) 33”19”44 ½ 11”19”2 3”2”

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(Samuel Meuros Collector of the Poors Funds)

(dates) 1818 (Name/s, &/or place) Monthly Supplied Poor Incidental Poor Parochl Accts

Brought forwd E E 18”15” 19”10”5 1”12”10

Jul-14 By Lillie Mackie part “1”

“ 24 By Lillie Mackie in part “1”

Augt 3 By John Watt for Alexr Dalziel till 1st June full 2”4”3 ½

“ 4 By Margt Black & family “4”

“ By Jane Chalmers for Augt “6”

“ By Monthly Supplied poor 3”15”

“ 8 By Lent Staples 6d Lock repairing 6d “1”

“ By John Storrie in part “2”6

“ 10 By Janet Steell in full of Cands “3”6

“ By Widow Shaw in part 8th Curt “2”6

“ 13 By Lillie Mackie in part “1”6

“ 19 By Margt Rennie p Petticrew “10”

“ 21 By John Newling in part “7”

“ 25 By Widow Shaw in part “5”

“ By Bellman’s Shoes 1818 Communion “10”

“ 28 By a poor Travellar in distress “ “ 6

“ 29 By John Russell for Mary Lockharts Childs Coffin “5”

Sep-07 By Rachel Miller Forestburn “6”

“ By Margt Russell part “2”

“ By Thomas Russell attending Meeting “2”

“ By Jane Chalmers Sept “6”

“ By Supplied Monthly Poor 3”15”

“ 7 By Lillie Mackie full for Cands “1”4

“ 9 By Margt Black’s family “4”

(totals) 26”5 25”13”6 ½ 1”15”10

Page 204

(Dr Samuel Meuros Collector of the Poors funds)

(dates) (Name/s, &/or place) Poors rates & Interest Mort Cloth Money Proclamation of Banns

1818

Brought over E E 33”19”4 ½ 11”19”2 3 “ “

Novr 16 To Turdees for Cands “2”10 ½

“ To Ditto for Lammas “4”3

“ To John Roxburgh Esqr for Candlemas “4”4

“ 23 To James Letham Cands “2”4

“ To James Letham Lammas “3”6

“ 25 To Auchenlee Lammas “6”3

“ 29 To Wester Calderhead Cands “7”10 ½

“ To do do for Lammas “11”10 ½

“ To John Scott & Jane Marshall “2”6

Decr 4 To John Clyde Cands “ ” 8 ½

“ To ditto ditto for Lams “1”1

“ To Robert Nisbet Stone “6”8

“ 6 To Euphemia Whitelaw Newarthill “5”

“ To Wm Gibb & Marion Shanks “2”6

“ 8 To Rt Hon Lord Douglas Cands 1”7”4 ½

“ To do do for Lammas 2”1”1 ½

“ To David Black Newhill “2”3

“ To William Steell of Liquo “6”9

“ 13 To John Neilson & Margt Wilson “2”6

“ To Alexr Forsyth S Wks “10”

“ To James Jeffray Airdrie “1”10

“ 16 To James Mill Omoa “10”

“ 18 To Mary Steell a Child “1 “10

“ 21 To Thos Brown Auldmoss knows “10”

“ 24 To Walter Paterson aged 80 “10”

(totals) 47”1”9 14”14”6 3”7”6

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