Origin and History of the Bradford Grammar School

Origin and History of the Bradford Grammar School

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1882 edition. Excerpt: ...Society. Among the pupils under Mr. Bichards there occur many names now prominent in Bradford. Mr. Bichards was anxious to introduce French and German into the School, and even wished to make French compulsory. Below is a list of Head Masters and Ushers, within the limits of this chapter: Before entering on the new order of things in the following chapters a few notes will not be out of place on the old Governing body. In 1673, the following resolution occurs: " Whereas Mr. Edward Boiling, being formerly a Governor of the Free School is become incapable of continuing any longer in regard that, it doth not appear that he has of late received the Sacrament of the Lord's Supper and taken the oath contained in the Act of Parliament lately made and intituled an act to prevent damages by popish Eecusants, therefore it is this day voted and ordered that Mr. Thomas Sharp of Little Horton, shall be Governor of the said School instead of the said Mr. Boiling." In 1675 it " was voted and ordered that hearty thanks be returned unto Peter Sunderland, Esq., President here at this time, for his free gift of one Silver Seal by him this day conferred as an additional kindness to all former good acts done on the behalf of the said School.'" In 1666 the following entry occurs: "Voted and ordered that whereas Mr. Thomas Ledgard, one of the Governors of the said School, hath lately absented himself from several meetings, therefore Mr. Francis Pemberton and Mr. John Richardson, two of the present Governors, shall before the next General Meeting take the positive answer of the said Thos. Ledgard under his hand, whether he will for the future act according to his said trust or sacrifice the same.' Below is the following entry: "Whereas...show more

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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
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  • 1236614844
  • 9781236614841