British Poor Schools in the Nineteenth Century, 1812-1901

British Poor Schools in the Nineteenth Century, 1812-1901

British Poor Schools in the Nineteenth Century, 1812-1901

These reports cover the history of poor schools and the societies that ran them in Britain. These papers cover schools from the Anglican and Wesleyan denominations as well as secular and Catholic schools. The reports chart the rise of education for the poor from the industrial revolution to the Victorian era. As the number of schools increased, the factory acts released children from work so that they could learn. The effects of these acts can be seen in these papers.

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British and Foreign School Society, 1814-1900

British and Foreign School Society, 1814-1900

The British and Foreign School Society was a key sponsor of 19th century secular schools. Its annual reports include the creation of schools for boys and girls. They also cover exams...

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Wesleyan Education Committee, 1838-1901

Wesleyan Education Committee, 1838-1901

The reports of the Wesleyan Education Committee show how a small education society was run. The size of this society makes it unusual and means that much can be learnt by...

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National Society for Promoting the Education of the Poor, 1812-1900

National Society for Promoting the Education of the Poor, 1812-1900

The full name of this charity was the National Society for Promoting the Education of the Poor in the Principles of the Established Church. This Society's reports are the most in-depth...

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Catholic Poor School Committee, 1848-1900

Catholic Poor School Committee, 1848-1900

The reports of the Catholic Poor School Committee were printed on a yearly basis. These are the only reports that show the development of Catholic schools in 19th century England.

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