she pay up the arrears in the course of
one month and keep up the payment of the weekly rate, to
which she agrees.
The teacher reports Mrs Findlay to be in
arrear 2/6, and that she is at present shearing. The
teacher is requested to intimate to her that the arrears
must be paid up within 8 days or otherwise the children
will be dismissed.
The children of the Board are at present
much in need of shirts - and the girls in want of
petticoats. The Meeting direct the teacher to furnish
the Chairman with a statement of the clothes awanting,
that the same may be attended to.
The teacher reported that three of the
children of the Board had gone to service and that he
could now receive three in their room. The Meeting
direct the teacher to report this to the Chairman of the
The teacher is authorised to give a
week’s vacation to the School.
Maybole 7 October 1851
Present The Revd J M Thomson Mr W Brown
The case of the two children of Richard
McLaghlan, labourer, Robert and John, aged 10 and 8, was
explained. The father is a widower and his home kept by
a daughter - but the boys will not obey.