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Ferrie, Convener of the Trades'
fidem subscripsit Glasguæ, prid.
In evidence of which, this is subscribed at Glasgow, the 30th of September 1816, by X. Y., (one of the Masters.)
As the annual prizes, given in public, have been productive of great emulation and much good in this School, it is fondly hoped that some of its numerous friends will set apart such a sum, as the interest will purchase a gold medal to the dux in the Rector's class. Were a measure of this kind adopted, the name of the Scholar, in gold letters, placed on a tablet in the Common Hall, would act as a lasting stimulus to the Students in succeeding classes. A donation of this nature would also show an approbation of a seminary, for which the Magistrates and Council contribute the liberal annual sum of at least five hundred pounds, including the rent of the buildings and play-grounds.
Masters of the Grammar-School.
1. Mr. Alexander Bradfute.
2. Mr. John Dow.
3. Mr. William Bald.
4. Mr. Daniel M'Arthur.
5. Mr. David Allison; he succeeded Mr. Bald on the 1st of April 1783.
6. Mr. John Wilson; he succeeded Mr. Bradfute, and commenced his first class on the 10th of October 1791.
7. Mr. James Gibson*; he succeeded Mr. Dow on the 3d of February 1794.
In office in 1782.
8. Mr. William Chrystal *; he succeeded Mr. Wilson on the 10th of October 1805.
9. Mr. John Dymock *; he succeeded Mr. M'Arthur on the the 12th of April 1808
* In office in 1816.
10. Mr. Robert Douie *; he succeeded Mr. Allison on the 17th of January 1809.
11. Mr. William Lorrain *; he succeeded Mr. Chrystal on the 10th of October 1815.
Rectors on the New Establishment.
1. Doctor William Chrystal *; he was appointed on 30th day of May 1815.
Report of the Committee on the Grammar-School †.
On Saturday, 28th September 1816, the Lord Provost and Magistrates held the annual meeting, for the distribution of Prizes to the Boys of the GrammarSchool. The meeting was full and respectable; several of the Professors of the University, Clergy of the City, and other literary gentlemen attending, besides the parents and relations of the Scholars. It was stated by the Convener of the Grammar-School Committee, C. S. Parker, Esq., that, according to custom, the School had been eight times examined in the course of the year, by the Professors of the University, the Clergy, and the Committee of Council. At each examination the place which each boy held in his class was marked, and the Prizes for general eminence were adjudged according to the average rank throughout the To promote punctual attendance, a Prize was also awarded to every Boy who had not been one meeting absent throughout the year; also to every one who had not been once absent during the whole course, which now extends to five years. The lists containing the names of the Boys entitled to Prizes were handed to the Lord Provost; and each boy, as his name was called, came forward, and received his Prize accordingly. After the distribution was over, his Lordship, in a very appropriate and animated address, congratulated all present on the very flourishing state of this Seminary. He stated, that it was very creditable to the Boys to hear their progress in their education, during the last year, so favourably reported by such competent judges; and it was creditable to the Masters, by whose talents and industry the School had attained its present eminence. He adverted particularly, in very strong terms, to the recent institution of a fifth class, under Dr. Chrystal, the Rector of the School, which, in point of numbers who attend it, and the progress made in the different branches taught in it, has greatly surpassed the sanguine expectations that had been previously formed. He mentioned that he had the authority of Mr. Walker, Professor of Humanity, and other gentlemen belonging to the University, to state, that the institution of this class had their entire approbation, and was considered by them as an essential improvement. He recommended strongly to the parents of the Boys of the fourth year, to avail themselves of this improvement; and recommended to all, a perseverance in good behaviour, and an eager pursuit of their different studies, by which they would raise still higher the reputation of this School, and bring themselves, in the world, to honour and fortune. He concluded by intimating, that the Rudiments class will be opened on Thursday the 10th of October, by Mr. Gibson, whose merits as a teacher are sufficiently well known; and that the other classes will meet on Wednesday the 2d of October, at ten o'clock; when boys from Mr. Gibson's last class, or from any other school, who intend to join the Rector's class, are expected to come forward.
+ This Report was published in the Newspapers.
Genealogy of the Kings of Scotland, from their origin till the Union with the Crown of England-Regalia-Names, Titles, Arms, &c. of the Kings of Scotland-Kings and Queens of England, from the Conquest down to George IIIArticles of Union between Scotland and England-Weights and MeasuresDates of Charters of Royal Burghs-List of Shires, Stewarties, and Burghs, who sent Members to Parliament before the Union-List of Burghs and Counties who have sent Members to Parliament since the Union-Convention of Royal Burghs and Free Incorporations-The Parliaments of Great Britain since the Union, with the names of the Speakers and Chairmen-Members of Parliament who have served for the Burghs of Glasgow, Dumbarton, Renfrew, and Rutherglen, from the Union till 1816- Submission between the Merchants and Crafts-Letter of Guildry-Acts of Council and Royal Burghs respecting the Set of the Burgh-The Oaths of Allegiance and Abjuration, and the Assurance subscribed by the Magistrates and Council, by the Ministers of the Established Church, and by the Professors of the University, &c.
THE GENEALOGY OF ALL THE KINGS OF SCOTLAND,
1. Fergus-the first King of Scotland, the son of Ferchard, a Prince of Ireland, began to reign in the year of the world 3641; before the coming of our Saviour, Jesus Christ, 330 years; in the 1st year of the 12th Olympiad; and in the 421st year of the building of Rome; about the beginning of the 3d Monarchy of the Grecians, when Alexander the Great overthrew Darius Codomanus, the last Monarch of Persia.
2. Feritharis-brother to Fergus, began to reign in the year of the world 3666, in the year before the coming of Christ 305.
3. Mainus-King Fergus's son, succeeded to his father's brother in the year of the world 3681, and in the year before the coming of Christ 290.
4. Dornadilla-succeeded to his father Mainus in the year of the world 3710, and in the year before the coming of Christ 261.
5. Nothatus-succeeded to his brother Dornadilla in the year of the world 3738, and the year before the coming of Christ 233.
Kings of Scotland.
6. Reutherus-Dornadilla, his son, began to reign in the year of the world 3758, in the year before the coming of Christ 213.
7. Reutha-succeeded to his brother Reutherus in the year of the world 3784, in the year before the coming of Christ
8. Thereus-Reutherus's son, began to reign in the year of the world 3798, in the year before Christ 173.
9. Josina-succeeded his brother Thereus in the year of the world 3810, in the year before Christ 161.
10. Finnanus-Josina, his son, began to reign in the year of the world 3834, in the year before Christ 137.
11. Durstus-Finnanus's son, succeeded to his father in the year of the world 3864, in the year before Christ 107.
12. Evenus I.-succeeded to his brother Durstus in the year of the world 3873, in the year before the coming of Christ 98.
13. Gillus-Evenus's bastard son, succeeded to his father in the year of the world 3892, in the year before Christ 79.
14. Evenus II.-Donallus's son, King Finnanus's brother, began to reign in the year of the world 3894, in the year before the coming of Christ 77.
15. Ederus-son to Dochamus, that was son to Durstus, the 11th King, began to reign in the year of the world 3911, in the year before the coming of Christ 60.
16. Evenus III.—succeeded to his father Ederus in the year of the world 3959, in the year before the coming of Christ 12. 17. Metellanus-Ederus's brother's son, began to reign in the year of the world 3966, five years before Christ's incarnation, a very good and modest King; he died in the 39th year of his reign. In his time there was peace at home and abroad; and our Saviour, Jesus Christ, was born, and suffered death in his reign.
18. Caractacus-the son of Cadallanus, and of Eropeia, who was sister to Metellanus, began to reign in the year 34.
Kings of Scotland.
19. Corbred I.-succeeded his brother Caractacus in the year 54.
20. Dardanus-nephew to Metellanus, began to reign in the year 72.
21. Corbred II.-surnamed Galdus, son to the former Corbred, began to reign in the year 76.
22. Luctacus-succeeded to his father, Corbred II. in the year 111.
23. Mogaldus-son to the sister of Corbred II. he began to reign in the year 114.
24. Conarus-succeeded to his father, Mogaldus, in the year
25. Ethodius I.-son to the sister of Mogaldus, began to reign in the year 164.
26. Satrael-succeeded to his brother Ethodius I. in the year 197.
27. Donald I.-The first Christian king of Scotland, succeeded his brother Satrael in the year 201.
28. Ethodius II.-son to Ethodius I. began to reign in the year 219.
29. Athirco-succeeded his father Ethodius II. in the year
30. Nathalocus as some write, son to the brother of Athirco, began to reign in the year 247.
31. Findochus-son of Athirco, began to reign in the year
32. Donald II.-succeeded to his brother Findochus, in the year 269.
33. Donald III.-Lord of the Isles, brother to Findochus, began to reign in the year 270.
34. Crathilinthus-Findochus's son, began to reign in the year 282.
35. Fincormachus-son to the brother of the father of Crathilinthus, began his reign in the year 304. Z