Archive centreKendal
ReferenceWDS 73
TitleAskham School
DescriptionLog book 1935-1988; admission register 1937-1986; punishment book 1956-1979; 'The Decline of a Village School' by J W Harling 1988; Objections to proposals for closure 1983;
Registers of admissions, removals and leavers (2) 1974-1988; attendance registers (14), 1979-1988; school meals registers (6) 1987-1988;
Appointment of Trustees for Askham School, lately converted from the Town Kiln by Jane Bowman, widow of Richard, with Memoranda of further appointments and donations/legacies to the school, 8 May 1779; "Indenture for the establishing supporting and regulating a Charity School at Askham" 20 Oct 1813; Trustees meeting minute book, 1879-1906; Trustees notebook, recording significant events and donations c1860; Response from the Charity Commission in connection with an Order submitted to them by the Revd. Stewart Holland, under the "School Scheme" 12 June 1879; Plan of proposed new classroom and privies 23 Nov 1893
Extent18 files
Access conditionsAdmission registers, log books and punishment books subject to 90 (Secondary), 93 (Juniors) and 97 (Infants) years closure
Related materialOther records relating to this school are deposited in the parish archives reference WPR 11.
Catalogue levelFonds
Subject termsEducation

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