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1875 Jamaica Almanac
John Savage, Inspector of Schools
John Jarrett Wood
Rev. Acheson Findlay
Rev. Caleb E. Randall
Peter Simpson, Clerk to Inspector of Schools
Robert Ellworthy, Master
Miss J. L. Wood, Sewing Mistress
Daniel McGann, Workmaster
George Rouse, Superintendent
Frederick J. Rouse, Teacher
Amos McGann, Workmaster
Miss McDonald, Workmistress
For Training Schoolmasters for Schools under Government Regulation.
Rev. W. E. Pierce, B.A., Superintendent
H. M. H. Cox, Tutor
Established in 1853.
Rev. J. Radcliffe
W. Morrison, M.A.
Rev. F. Jardine
R. W. McConnochie
J. Tilman, Drawing
H. A. Joseph, Hebrew
J. J. Mayner, Spanish and French
26 North Street, Kingston
A High School for Day Pupils only.
The course of Studies embraces all the requisite training necessary to entering a University.
Revd. F. H. Jaeckel
Revd. Thomas Little
Objects:- Education of Christian Ministers and Day School Teachers, and General Education.
Departments:- 1, Theological; 2, Normal School; 3, High School; 4, Model Day School; 5, Infant School.
Principles: Supported by Voluntary Contributions and Fees. The Normal and other Schools are open to all Religious Denominations and no Sectarian Teachings allowed in them.
Rev. D. J. East, President
Rev. J. S. Roberts, Normal School Tutor
His Excellency Sir William Grey, K.C.S.I., Patron
Board of Visitors
Rev. John Radcliffe
Ven. Archdeacon Campbell, M.A.
Rev. A. Findlay
Rev. W. E. Pierce, B.A.
Rev. George Sargeant
Rev. Samuel Smyth
Rev. H. H. Richmond
Rev. E. Nuttall
Rev. W. Griffiths
L. Q. Bowerbank, Esq, M.D
George Henderson, Esq.
Thomas Oughton, Esq.
John Savage, Esq.
and the General Superintendent (ex officio).
Rev. E. Nuttall, Hon. Secretary to the Board
John E. Martin, General Supt. and Master of Normal School
Samuel J. Moodie, Assistant
William Pearce, Master of the Upper School
R. M. Whittle, jnr., Master of the Lower School
118, Duke Street.
James D. Ford, Principal
The course of Instruction embraces a good English Education, Foreign Languages, the Classics, Algebra, and Mathematics.
Corner of Hanover and East Queen Streets
Under direction of Revd. F. Hathaway.
His Honor the Custos, Savanna-la-Mar
Rev Henry Clarke, Savanna-la-Mar
R. S. Harvey Esq., Savanna-la-Mar
Three senior Magistrates and the members of the Municipal Board.
Rev Edward Clarke, Headmaster
James Foote, Second master
Samuel Foote, Third master
J. C. Young, Secretary
20 students from 16 to 24 years of age
Rev L. B. Wurreschke, Director
A. Cowan, Overseer
Edward Foster, Teacher
Students from 17 to 20 years of age.
Revd J. T. Zorn, Director
Miss Susette Walder, Teacher.
Revd. G. B. Alexander, M.A., Principal
Kept at Ebenezer Mission Station for training young men to become Teachers of Elementary Schools.
Ten students from 16 to 25 years of age.
D. C. McFarlane, Teacher, Mandeville
Edward K. Brian, Teacher, Mile Gully
R. F. Kennedy, Teacher, Chudleigh.
Maintains and educates one boy and one girl in one of the private schools at Montego Bay.
Grant Allen, B A., Professor
The Honble W. H. Coke, Custos, St Elizabeth, Chairman
The Custos and Rector of Manchester
The Rector of Saint Elizabeth.
The Ven Archdeacon Rowe, M A, Robert Smith, and John M. Cooper, Esqrs.,
And the Members of the Municipal Board
J. R. Usher, Clerk
The Charity supports two Boarding Schools in the Santa Cruz Mountains of Saint Elizabeth.
Potsdam - A Boys' School. There are 15 boys of poor parents. (Orphans having the preference) who are boarded clothed, and educated at the expense of the trust and 5 boys at the quarterly payment of £5 each.
Mr. A. Willis, Master
Mrs J. A . Nash, Matron
Mount Zion-A Girls' School. At this School there are 6 girls of poor parents (Orphans having the preference) who are boarded, clothed and educated at the expense of the Trust, and 6 others at a quarterly payment of £5 each.
Miss E. E. Ramson, Mistress
J. Adolphus, MRCS., Eng., Medical Attendant to schools.
The grants to the Day Schools in different parts Saint Elizabeth, and part of Manchester, have lately been withdrawn, in lieu and with a view of raising the standard of these Schools, 6 prizes have been offered (open to all the Schools in the Parish) taking the highest number of marks at the next Government Examination.
The Charity further distributes annually among recipients of the poor and necessitous of Saint Elizabeth the sum of £250.
W. D. Moodie, Alley
R. Rizzio, Coolie Teacher, Alley
W. F. Murdoch and Mary Milford, Portland
G. A. Moodie and Juliana Murdock, Hayes
Abraham Miller, Kemp's Hill
W. D. Moodie, Clerk, Alley
Trustees - The Honble. W. H. Cooke, Custos
Chairmaman, the Rector, Churchwardens, and Members of the. Municipal Board. Three form a quorum.
Rev. J. K. Collymore, Master
Patrick Johnston, Assistant
Catherine N. Dawes, Mistress
Altamont DeCordova, President
Osmond. Delgado, Vice-President
G. J. DeCordova, Treasurer
G. C. H. Lewis
Rev. B. Rittenberg
Edward J. Brandon
Rev. A. H. Nieto
J. H. Demercado
D. H. Nieto, Master.
Conducted by a Board of Management appointed by his Excellency the Governor
McDowell, Hon James H., Chairman
Kemble, Hon H. J.
Alberga, D. J.
C. Gayleard, M.R.C.S., Eng.
J. Cargill, M.D.
Gibson, Robert, Master
Scott, Mary, Matron
Williams, R. A., Clerk
The institution has accommodation for 170 inmates, and is maintained by the House Tax of both parishes.
DeCordova, Altamont, President
Mordecai, Ainslie, Vice-President
Brandon, E. J., Treasurer
Henriques, Aaron C., Secretary
Joseph. Hyman, Coll. and Superintendent
Depass, H. J.
DaCosta, J. P.
Henriques, D. P. C.
Lewis, J. J. G.
Samuels, H. S.
For destitute and orphan children, and also those convicted but not sentenced for criminal offences, all of whom are trained in agricultural and horticultural labour; also coopering and carpentering and the common elements of education.
Pierce, B.A., Revd. W. E., Superintendent
Moran, T., Schoolmaster and Intendant
Richards L. G., Clerk and Storekeeper
Thompson, C. G., Matron
Burton, Miss, Schoolmistress
Davis, W. J., Master Cooper
Millmore, B., Master Carpenter
Davies, H. M., Head Gardner
Hines, E. W., Warden
Forbes, M., Assistant Warden
Hay, W., Salesman at Market
Watson, F., Hospital Nurse
Thomson, C., Night Nurse
Johnson, J. C.
Watson, J. O.
Kaal Kadosh Shahar Ashamaim.
DeMercado, J. H., President
Decordova, Altamont, Vice-President
Nieto, H. A. Rev., Hazan
Henriques, Aaron C., Shamash and Secretary
Mudahy, Jacob, Treasurer
Alberga, L. P.
Brandon, E .J.
Decordova, G. J.
Kaal Kadosh Shaharar Yoshare.
Founded 1787 - Rebuilt 1839.
Lewis, G. C. H, President
Stines, Joseph, Vice President
Rittenburgh, Revd. B., Hazan
Josephs, Hyman, Shamash
Ashenheim, Joseph, Treasurer
Wusserzug, H., Secretary
Hart, John J.
Lewis, J. J. G.
Lyon, F. B.
Solomon, Henry A.
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