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KELSO, &c.
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•Darline James Stormonth (and
baron baillie, and secretary to the
Corn Exchange), Wood market
Hunter James, Pi ingle Bank Villa
*Hunter Thomas, Wood mai'ket
Hutchinson Colin Alexander,Square
*Main Adam Woodman, 28 Rox-
burgh street
Romanis Jas.Lorimer.Wood market
•Smiths' & Robson, Biidge st
•Swan Robert (and factor), Wood
market
•Tait James, Square
MISCELLANEOUS
Aitchison Thomas, inspector of poor,
Bowmont st [burgh st
Allen William sheriff's officer, Rox-
Baird John, Skidlaw Tile Works, 41
Shedden Park road
Bisset Isabella, stay maker, 35 Square
Boyd Alexander, woollen manufacturer,
Wooden Mills [place
Brown William, road surveyor, Belmont
Craig Mary, midwife, Square
Dawson James Hooper, inspector of re-
gistrars of births, deaths and marriages,
8 Union st
Dean Thomas, corn dealer, 42 Bridge st
Forrest John, fishing tackle and gun
maker. Bridge st
Train Robert, aitist, 50 Roxburgh st
Hilson Walter, session clerk and kirk
treasurer, and registrar of births, mar.
riages and deaths, Maxwellheugh
Johnston J. & J. iron merchavts,Bridgest
JohnstonJas sheriff's officer,Roxbnrgh st
King Jas. station master, Maxwellheugh
Lewrie James, news ;igent, 16 Bridge st
Mackintosh James, carver and gikler,27
Bridge st
Middlemns Andrew, cork cutter and soda
water manufacturer, Roxburgh st
Murray John, clog and patten maker,
Roxburgh st
Robertson William, veterinary surgeon,
47 Shedden Park road
Smith & Son, pork curers, Oven wyud
Smith John G. registrar ol seisins olerk,
and inspector of poor, E'lnam [ket
Somner rranci5,seedsman,32 Wood mar-
Stenhouselno brewer & maltster,Ednam
Tabour James, dentist, Gorshen Cottage
Wakefield William, hat & clothes cleaner,
130 Roxburgh st
Wallace William, lodging house, 42 Horse
market [market
Williams George, wire worker, Horse
Woodrow Robert, basket maker,Bridge st
PLACES OF WORSHIP
AND THEIR MINISTERS.
Established Churches —
Ednam— Rev. William Lamb
Kelso— Rev. James Smith
Roxburgh — Rev. William Lee
Fr re Churches:—
The Inch—Rev. Horatius Bonar
Wood market— Rev. George Craig
Episcopal Chapel, Belmont place •
Rev. F. W. Robberds,B.A.
Presbyterian (Reformed) Chapel,
Backway— Rev. John Guy
Presbyterian (United), Chapels: —
Horse market — Rev. James Jarvie
Backway— Rev. Henry Renton, A M.
Roman Catholic Chapel— No resident
minister
POOR LAW UNION
Workhouse, Kelso.
Governor— John Miller
Matron— Anna Miller
Schoolmistrtss— Mary MiHer
Tweedside Physical & Antiquarian
Society — James Douglas, secretary;
ami William Hecklord, conservator,
Roxburgh st
Union Agricultural SociETY,Bridge
st — Robert Curry, secretary
CONVEYANCE BY RAILWAY.
ON THE KELSO BRANCH OF THE
NORTH BRITISH LINE.
Station, at Maxwellheugh, about a
mile frcin Kelso
An Omnibus to the Station, awaits the
arrival, and attends the depai'tu,; of the
several trains
Billet Office, Coal market— John
Mo crip, billet master
Chamberlain's Officb (Duke of Rox-
burgh's)— Robert Darling, Esq. cham-
berlain, Broomlands
Corn Exchange, Wood market — James
S. Darling, secretary, and Alexander
Melrose, keeper
Dispensary, Roxburgh street— Henry
Vost, surgeon
Gas Works, Knowes— William Clazy,
manager
Inland Revenue Office, Cross Keys
— W. Deans, officer
Kelso News, Reading and Billiard
Rooms, Abbey row — James Tait,secty.
Literary and Polytechnic Insti-
tution — J Keith, secretary
Museum, Roxburgh st
Police Station, Kr.owes— John Mos-
crop, superintendent
Procurator Fiscal's Office (Kelso
district), Bridge st— Charles Robson,
procurator fiscal
Property and Income Tax Office,
10 Bridge st — Alexander Elliot, assessor
Registrar of Seisins Office (for tin*
counties of Roxburgh, Peebles and Sel-
kirk), Union st— James Hooper Daw-
son, registrar
Stamt and Tax Office, 10 Biidge st —
Alexndr. Elliot, distributer & collector
Town Hall, Market place
CARRIERS
To EDINBURGH, by rait
To BERWICK-ON-TWEED, by rail.
and Andrew Mack, from the Horae
market, Tuesday and Friday
To COLDSTREAM, by rail; and An-
drew Maik, from the Horse market,
Tuesday and Friday
To DUNSF>. per rail) and John Dick,
from the Commercial, Friday, and An-
drew Mack, from the Horse market-,
Saturday
To EARLSTON, — Kerr, from th*
Spread Eagle and Alexander Simpson,
from the Commercial, Friday
To GALASHIELS, per rail
ToGLASGOV, , per rail
To GREENLAW, John Dick, from tho
Commercial, Friday
To HAWICK, per rail; and Tlomas
Robson, from the Weigh House, Tues.
day 'ind Friday
To JEDBURGH, per?oi',- and Thomau
Robson, from the Weigh House,Tues-
day and Friday
To LEITHAM, Thomas Brown, from
the Commercial, John Gibb, from Mill
wynd, and William Fair, from the
Square, Friday
To MOREBATTLE, Thomas Edmon-
stone, from Ihe Weigh House, daily
To NEWCASTLF.-ON-TYNE, by rat*
To ST. BOSWELLS and BOWDEN,
Robert Clark, from Commercial, Friday
To SMAILHOLM, Thomas Kinghorn,
Thomas Porteous and Thomas Yule--,
from Square, Friday
To SPKOUSTON, William Jamieson
from Weigh House, Friday
To YETHOLM. Andrew Lee, from the
Weigh House, daily, Robert] Walker,
from the Square, Friday, and J. Cock-
burn, trom the Weigh House, Tuesday
and Friday
L,
LESSUDDEN AND MAXTON.
ESSTjDDEN is a small village in the parish of
Saint Boswells* 10 miles w, from Kelso, 7 n. from
Jedburgh, and 5 e. from Melrose; situated nearly in
the centre of the parish, at the east end of a spacious
green, and distant about one mile from the Newton
station of the Noith British Railway. The hamlet of
St. Boswells which now consists of little more than
a public house or two, was at one time noted for one
ot the largest fairs (on the 18th July, for black cattle,
horses, sheep and wool), held in the county. 'St.
Boswells fair' was also the resort of salesmen of vari-
ous goods, and it is still much frequented by the direct
descendants of the gypsies for the disposal of earthen,
horn and tin ware: fallen off as this fair now is, its
occurrence always pesents a scene of great merriment
in the pastoral district in which it takes place. The
parish of St. Boswells (or Lessudden) is three miles
in length, by from one and a half to two in breadth ;
the land is beautifully enclosed, planted and cultivated.
On the west rise the Eildon hills, and on the east and
north the grounds is undulating — the latter quarter
ornamented by the fine woods of Dryburgh, separated
from the village by the Tweed which is here a beautiful
river, enclosed within high banks; beyond the Dry-
burgh woods rise hills ot various altitudes that bound
the prospect.
The parish of Maxton, which is about four miles in
length by three in breadth, is a rich agricultural dis-
trict, well enclosed and planted. On the estate of
Littledean, about a mile from the church, are the re-
mains of an old tower, once a strong fortification, and
long the residence of the Kens, of Littledean. At
Milliard's Edge, on the boundary betwixt this parish
and that of Ancrum, was fought the famous battle be-
tween the Scots and English on the 14th of December,
1544, when the later were totally routed with dread-
ful slaughter and the loss of a thousand men, slain
and made prisoners.
POST OFFICE, Lessudden, Ann Paton, Post Mistress. — Letters from all parts arrive every morning
at twelve and evening at seven, and are despatched every morning at ten and evening at fifteen minutes past five.
NOBILITY, GENTRY (AND
CLERGY.
Bailey Mrs.—, Eildon Hall
Barstow — , Esq. Kippalaw
Campbell Rev. Colin, Maxton
CaTre Admiral Robert R. ofCaverse
Carre
Duncan Rev. John, Lessudden
Dunlop Mr. George, Lessudden
Fairfax Sir Henry, Bart., St. Bos-
well's hank
Grieve Rev. John, Meitoun ftianse
Hay Mr. William, Whiterig
Luragair Rev. David, Newtown
Mein Thomas, Esq. Le-sudden
Mills Patrick, Esq. Weirsgate
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Milne Nichol, Esq. Whitehill
Munro Thomas, Esq. Benrig
Polwarth the Right Honble. Lord,
Mertoun House
Purves Robert, Esq. (surgeon), Dry-
brough Meins
Ramsay the Misses Jane & Eliza-
beth, Maxton Cottage
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