Parish Council meeting 14th July 1899

Connell Ferry 14th July 1899
At a statutory meeting of the Parish Council of Ardchattan and Muckairn
Present –

  • James McKechnie Esq chairman
  • Rev H McLachlan
  • Mr Peter Campbell
  • Mr Peter Mackay
  • Serjeant McKechnie
  • Mr Wm Bannatyne
  • Mr D McNaughton
  • Rev M MacCallum
  • Mr Alexander McCallum
  • Mr D Buchanan

The minutes of last meeting were read and affirmed
The Roll of Paupers was then revised.

  • In the cases of Duncan and Christine McDonald, Keil. the council agree to increase the allowance to 5/6 each
  • Mary McPherson, Oban, allowed 3/6 a week
  • John McColl, Ledaig, reduced to 1/6 during the summer and house to be thatched.
  • Sarah Cameron, Taynuilt, allowed 3/6 a week
  • Widow Cunningham, Airds – reduced to 2/- a week
  • in the case of Mary Burns, junior, Airds Bay, the Inspector reported that he had to give outdoor relief for a time owning to illness of the month and children and she is at present suffering from inflammation.

The Council affirm but in future the Inspector will refuse outdoor relief unless the mother agrees to have the children boarded out with another guardian.

March 19, 2011   Posted in: Community Council, History

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