List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
PUBLIC SEMINARIES [Perth] Perth Academy
Perth Academy
Public Seminaries
Public Seminaries
Public Seminaries
Public Seminaries
Mr. John Smith A.M. [Artium Magister] Perth Academy Master writing Dept. [Department]
Several official documents and Returns of the Academy
William Greig Esqr. City Clerk
City Clerk's Acct. [Account] Books
Perth P.O. [Post Office] Directory
Peacock's Hist. [History] of Perth
Fullarton's Gazetteer
098 [Situation] On the E. [East] side of Barossa St. nearly opposite to Stormont House.
A large and handsome building fronting the North Inch in Rose Terrace. The front is of a beautiful sandstone hewn and polished, ornamented with pillars and balustrades. It is three storeys high including a sunk flat. The interior is well furnished and fitted up for all the requirements of an Academy. The class-rooms are large & airy with lofty ceilings. Part of this establishment is entered from Barossa Street and constitutes a separate building from that which fronts the North Inch. Jointly these edifices contain apartments for Seven Schools all of which are under the patronage of the town Council and receive some endowments from the burgh funds, some of these schools were originally separate establishments and located in different parts of the town, but were all joined into one established when the present buildings were erected in 1807. The Grammar School is of long standing, the rector receives part of his salary from the town council. It is for Latin, Greek ancient geography, &c., the academy (so called
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