Tyne and Wear HER(5474): Wallsend, Station Road, Buddle Schools

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    "The Buddle School or Wallsend Board Schools (for juniors and infants) were built in the mid 1870s, following the Elementary Education Act of 1870 which provided elementary education for the working classes. A site adjacent to the recently closed 'C' pit was acquired for £800 per acre. The school was named after John Buddle, a notable Wallsend figure and local mining engineer. He became manager of Wallsend Colliery in 1803 where he contributed to the improvement of safety underground..."
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  • Further information

    Link: http://www.twsitelines.info/SMR/5474
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 7 years, 11 months ago
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