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TITLE
Meeting minutes about a new Parochial School in the Parish of Snizort, page 3
EXTERNAL ID
Z_CDT_04_4446_1_3
DISTRICT
Skye
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
INVERNESS: Snizort
DATE OF IMAGE
1804
PERIOD
1800s
SOURCE
Clan Donald Library and Museum of the Isles
ASSET ID
2539
KEYWORDS
schools
parochial schools
education
teachers
islands
meetings
school houses
buildings
Meeting minutes about a new Parochial School in the Parish of Snizort, page 3

Minutes of the heritors of the Parish of Snizort relating to the size of a schoolhouse and the qualifications of a teacher.

'Met according to prior agreement.
Colonel MacDonald of Lyndale
Major John Campbell Kingsburgh for Lord MacDonald
The Rev. Mr Malcolm Macleod...for Mr J MacDonald Skeabost and Mr Norman MacDonald of Scalpay
Dr James Munro for Mr MacAlister of Strathaird
The said Col MacDonald of Lyndale elected preses......'

At this meeting the dimensions of the school house required were set as 35ft x 17ft x 11ft high. Building was to start immediately. The teacher that was to employed should be qualified to teach Latin, English, Writing, Arithmetic and Church music.

This manuscript is from the collection of the Clan Donald Library and Museum of the Isles, Isle of Skye

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Meeting minutes about a new Parochial School in the Parish of Snizort, page 3

INVERNESS: Snizort

1800s

schools; parochial schools; education; teachers; islands; meetings; school houses; buildings

Clan Donald Library and Museum of the Isles

Clan Donald Library papers - various

Minutes of the heritors of the Parish of Snizort relating to the size of a schoolhouse and the qualifications of a teacher.<br /> <br /> 'Met according to prior agreement.<br /> Colonel MacDonald of Lyndale<br /> Major John Campbell Kingsburgh for Lord MacDonald<br /> The Rev. Mr Malcolm Macleod...for Mr J MacDonald Skeabost and Mr Norman MacDonald of Scalpay<br /> Dr James Munro for Mr MacAlister of Strathaird<br /> The said Col MacDonald of Lyndale elected preses......'<br /> <br /> At this meeting the dimensions of the school house required were set as 35ft x 17ft x 11ft high. Building was to start immediately. The teacher that was to employed should be qualified to teach Latin, English, Writing, Arithmetic and Church music.<br /> <br /> This manuscript is from the collection of the Clan Donald Library and Museum of the Isles, Isle of Skye