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.
Records of W.G. Walker's Academy, 1873 - 1886
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- Dates of Creation1873 - 1886
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- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical Description1 volume with enclosures No physical characteristics affecting use of collection
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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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