Archive centreKendal
ReferenceWDS 61
TitleKirkby Stephen [National] Primary School
DescriptionThe National elementary school for boys opened in Kirkby Stephen in 1868. Girls were admitted in 1870. Under the terms of the 1870 Education Act a School Board for Kirkby Stephen and Hartley was formed in 1874 which assumed responsibility for elementary education in the area. The Board erected new school premises which opened in 1877. The Board's responsibility passed to the County Council after the passing of the Balfour's Education Act in 1902.
Log book, 1868-1932 (5); Admission register, 1877-1967 (8); Summary register, 1944-1956 (3); Managers' minute book, 1917-1931; Box of Time Project, 1999-2000
Date1868-1967
Extent20 files
Access conditionsAdmission registers, log books and punishment books subject to 90 (Secondary), 93 (Juniors) and 97 (Infants) years closure
Catalogue levelFonds
Subject termsEducation
Schools

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