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schooling in 1871, Kington
« on: Sunday 16 March 08 16:12 GMT (UK) »
Hello,

would anyone have any info about schools in 1871. John D Morgan was 13 and was living in a house in Kington with 6 other pupils. The head of the household was a schoolmaster.

Johns father used to be the chemist in Tregaron but had died a few years earlier.
 
John later went on to be an apprentice druggist in Bideford Devon in 81 and91 and appears on the census in 1901 as a chemist/druggist.

Would this house have been a private school and would there be any records about them.   

Could someone please tell me how apprenticeships worked. How would he have got to be an apprentice in Devon and how many years would it take?

Thanks for any help anyone can give me.

Mandy
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Re: schooling in 1871, Kington
« Reply #1 on: Sunday 16 March 08 19:54 GMT (UK) »
I believe  john  d Morgan  was the  head of lady hawkins school  at this time so you could try their web site or email the school as i know  they have  the school history on site  as one of my former teacher there wrote it. so in essence if it was this school he was  at a grammar school and unless he had a scholarship  would have been  a fee paying boarder  the school house still exists  and  you should be able to get hold of photos of it on the internet if not let me know  and I'll get onefor you  I will also double check the info i have given you with the school book ( my dad has a copy)
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Re: schooling in 1871, Kington
« Reply #2 on: Monday 17 March 08 17:29 GMT (UK) »
Thanks for the information. At  the time John D was a pupil the schoolmaster in 1871 was Henry Everard and he lived there with his family. I can't make out the name of the address at the moment. It is ........House

Would the school house have had another name at this time other than Lady Hawkins School?

I have tried the Lady Hawkins School website but the ony photo is of the school as it is now. Have I looked at the wrong place? Will keep looking. Very interesting history of the school.

Thanks again for your help

Mandy

Lawrence,Tunna,Cross, Brown, Lloyd-Oswestry,Shropshire
Cross-Oswestry, Manchester
Andrew - Cardiganshire, Bala,Meirionethshire
Morris - llanrhaedre y mochnant, Ruabon, Llandrillo
Roberts - Froncysyllte,Denbishire
Thomas Jones Roberts-corwen area
Taylor and Phillips - Holt Denbighshire
Lloyd - Oswestry
Tunna - Birkenhead
Weston - worcester
Lawrence-Liverpool, Hoylake, Llanfyllin
Evans-Rhiwlas, Llansilin


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Re: schooling in 1871, Kington
« Reply #3 on: Monday 17 March 08 20:05 GMT (UK) »
Hi
The address is Broughton House, Headbrook.
Littlebury's Directory and Gazetteer of Herefordshire, 1876-7
http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/eng/HEF/Kington/Littlebury1876.html

Lists the school and it's headmaster
"EVERARD HENRY C., boarding and day school for young gentlemen; agent to the Standard life and the Liverpool and London and Globe fire insurance offices, Broughton House school "

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Re: schooling in 1871, Kington
« Reply #4 on: Monday 17 March 08 21:39 GMT (UK) »
Kington History Society c/o The Kington Centre, Bridge Street,  Kington HR5 3DJ or tell 01544 230427, have many thousands of records on Kington and can help. There were several private schools for boys and girls at various times in the C19th.



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Re: schooling in 1871, Kington
« Reply #5 on: Tuesday 18 March 08 17:30 GMT (UK) »
Thank you very much for the information you have supplied. Why I can't just find the relies and leave it at that appears to be beyond me. I always seem to have more questions when I find them!

All very interesting though

Thanks again

Mandy
Lawrence,Tunna,Cross, Brown, Lloyd-Oswestry,Shropshire
Cross-Oswestry, Manchester
Andrew - Cardiganshire, Bala,Meirionethshire
Morris - llanrhaedre y mochnant, Ruabon, Llandrillo
Roberts - Froncysyllte,Denbishire
Thomas Jones Roberts-corwen area
Taylor and Phillips - Holt Denbighshire
Lloyd - Oswestry
Tunna - Birkenhead
Weston - worcester
Lawrence-Liverpool, Hoylake, Llanfyllin
Evans-Rhiwlas, Llansilin