Essential website maintenance

On Tuesday 11 June, a small number of our websites started experiencing some infrastructure-related issues. We are working to restore the functionality affected by these issues and anticipate this will be resolved by next week.


No image found
List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
ACADEMY [Dumfries] Dumfries Academy
Dumfries Academy
Mr. Armstrong
Mr. Maxwell
Map of Town 1819
049 [situation] About 4 1/2 chains W. [West] of Academy Street.
A large modern-built edifice erected in 1801. - possesses endowment for four teachers viz. Classical or Rector of the Grammar School Mathematical, English and [Writing] Master at the respective Salary £64. £25. £30 and £25 p [per annum] A teacher of Languages is also [employed] and has a Class room allowed in the Academy by the Trustees Consisting of the Magistrates, Town Council and the two Town Clergymen. - The average [number] of Pupils Attending the different classes may be stated at about 320 [and] fees for the different branches are Latin and GreeK 7/6 per quarter, [Reading] Writing and Arithmetic 15/- per quarter. The usual charge for any of the [new] languages is One Guinea per quarter. &c. &c.

Continued entries/extra info

[page] 62 -- Parish of Dumfries -- Plan 49. 15.

  Transcribers who have contributed to this page.

Chr1smac -Moderator, VickiColeman

  Location information for this page.