Waitby School

  • Description

    Website of the holiday let, including bookings, availability, history and local attractions "...Waitby and Smardale school was built on Waitby Fell in 1680 by James Highmore, a native of Waitby and a cloth-worker in London. He endowed the school with £100 to be laid out in a rent charge. Among other bequests to the poor and the church on his death in 1684, his will left a further £300 to be laid out in the purchase of lands and £7 of the yearly profit to be employed for the benefit of the school. From 1820 to 1860 Thomas Brunskill was the master....."
  • Owner

    Waityby School Holiday Cottage
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
  • License

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  • Further information

    Link: http://waitbyschool.com/
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 2 years, 9 months ago
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