Records of W.G. Walker's Academy, 1873 - 1886

Scope and Content

School register, 1873 - 1886, listing name and address of parent/guardian, previous training/school, age on entry, and remarks re. progress, character, health etc.. Enclosures include newspaper cuttings, 1885 and n.d., re. success of pupils in University examinations, and list of fourth form pupils, n.d.

Administrative / Biographical History

W.G. Walker's Academy opened in Aberdeen in April 1873. It was situated first at 183a Union Street, in rooms rented from the Young Men's Christian Association, but later moved to 238 Union Street (1874), and latterly to 2 West Craibstone Street. In the summer term of 1873, pupils from Dr. Tulloch's recently-closed Bellvue Academy were transferred to the school. W.G. Walker had previously taught at Dr Tulloch's Academy.


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Acquisition Information

Not recorded, probably some time after 1910

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Very brief collection level description available on Aberdeen University Library Catalogue, accessible online

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Related Material

Records of Dr Tulloch's Academy, 1852 - 1873 (GB 231 MS 561).


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