Educational Mortifications

No

Name of Endowment

Patron’s

1

Henderson’s

The magistrates & Town Clerk;
30 boys & girls receive Education

2

Guthrie’s

The Magistrates & Kirk-session;
24 boys receive yearly for maintenance & Education £3.6s 8d. each, & 8 boys are educated only

3

Brown’s

The magistrates & Kirk-session; 27 Boys & Girls of the name of Brown receives yearly £6. each for maintenance & education

4

Roger’s

The Kirk-session; 7 boys are educated & receive yearly
£4 & a Suit of clothes Each

5

Stephen’s

The Provost, the Minister of the Murrraygate district & the Lairds of Dunnichen & Blackness; 7 Boys of the name of Stephen receive yearly £8 each

6

Ferguson’s

The Provost & the Grahams of Fintry & Balmuir;2 boys receive £8 each

7

White’s

22 Boys & girls receive yearly from £4 to £6 each for maintenance & education

8

Misses Graham’s

Kirk-session; the interest of £100 is applied for the maintenance & education of one girl

9

James Webster Esq. of London

£6,000 for the education of boys & girls from which about 100 derive benefit

10

Clerk’s

2 boys receive £8 each

11

Bruce’s

The Provost, the Dean of guild the 3 senior Ministers, and the Rector of the Grammar School;1 boy receives yearly £8;6s;8d for the maintenance & education

12

Constable’s

The Provost, dean of guild & parish Minister; 14 boys receive £8 yearly for education for 4 years

13

Ramsay’s

Kirk-session; the interest of £800 for the education & maintenance of eight boys poor boys the interest of £500 divided among 4 old persons; & the interest of £20 to be for preaching a sermon in the Old Church Annually

14

Anderson’s

Kirk-session; for the support of poor old Men

 

Recipients of Mortifications 1699-1801

 

Bibliographical Sources for Mortifications 1699-1801 (pdf file)