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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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

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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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