The Coxhoe School Board

  • Description

    "....The Inspector’s Report, dated 13th February 1872,stated that the population was 3,749 of whom 3,375 were of the class requiring elementary education. On the ratio of 1:5 this meant that accommodation was required for 675. The population was principally situated at two main centres some mile and a half apart i.e. Coxhoe, where there were 395 children needing accommodation and East Hetton where the number was 280. There was only one efficient school, which had just been placed on the annual grant list, Coxhoe National School for 180 children (opened in 1871), and the two that were not recognised, Coxhoe Temperance Hall British School for 70 and Coxhoe Primitive Methodist School for 114. (there was no separate provision for Catholics). There was no school at East Hetton deserving mention...."
  • Owner

    Coxhoe Local History Group
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
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  • Further information

    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 2 years, 5 months ago
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