Notes of reports on schools inspected between 1 Sept 1861 and 31 Aug 1862, by John Black, HM Inspector of Schools (indexed by school name). The volume contains records of inspections at schools across Scotland, including the Hebrides
Papers of John Black, HM Inspector of Schools in Scotland/ Notes of reports on schools inspected in Scotland, by John Black, HM Inspector of Schools
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- Dates of Creation1861 - 1862
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John Black, born in Mortlach (Banffshire), graduated MA at King's College in 1855, gaining the Simpson Mathematics Prize. After a period as schoolmaster at Banchory Devenick (Kincardine), he became an Inspector of Schools in Scotland. From 1868-1881 he was Professor of Humanity in the University of Aberdeen. He was awarded an LL.D by the University of Glasgow.
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