purchase biscuits and distribute the same
among the children on Sabbath after having been at
Maybole 8 September 1851
Mr Gibson Rev Mr Thomson Mr Brown Thos. Dykes Esq.
Mr Gibson reported on the application by
Mrs McClelland’s children, that she is a woman of good
character and very poor - that she is unable to pay for
their support or education - that she will find their
food and wishes to have their education gratis.
The Meeting agree to receive her two
children Sarah and David to be taught in the School
gratis. The Meeting resumed the case of Mrs Irvine who
now owes 4/- of arrears - and she having been called in
declares her inability to pay up those arrears at
present but assures the meeting that she will commence
paying the usual weekly rate of 2d and will continue to
do so - and will pay the arrears as soon as she is able.
The Meeting agree to continue the child and if she
faithfully pays the weekly rate for 6 months they will
discharge the arrears.
The arrear of Margaret Reid was
reconsidered, she has paid 9d since last Meeting but she
still owes 2/-. She is called in and it is proposed that