- Hely Hutchinson Almond
Dr Hely Hutchinson Almond (
12 August, 1832– 7 March, 1903) was a physician and a politician. He is remembered as a pioneering Scottish educator. He had a distinguished career at Glasgow Universityand Balliol College, Oxford, where he was a Snell Exhibitioner.
In the spring of 1862, Almond purchased
Loretto Schoolin Musselburgh, Scotland, where he had previous served at the school as a mathematics master before taking up an appointment at Merchiston Castle School. It is for his headmastership at Loretto that Almond is best remembered today.
* [http://www.lorettoschool.co.uk Loretto School]
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