Keys to the Past

Gainford (Gainford)

A 16th century school stood in the churchyard of St Mary's Church. The modern school was built in 1857 and stands nearby. Documentary evidence shows that there provision for the schoolmaster's salary was made in 1691.

Reference number:D1606
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Gainford


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