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The Victoria Infant's School (Alnwick)

Victoria Infants School, Alnwick. Photo Northumberland County Council, 1971.
Victoria Infants School, Alnwick. Photo Northumberland County Council, 1971.

This school was founded in 1838 on land given by John Lambert. It was reformed in 1854 as ' The Ragged School'. Ragged Schools were founded to provide free education for working class children. After 1870 the school became part of the national system of schools. The school is a Grade II Listed Building protected by law.

Reference number:N4690
Historical period: Victorian (1837 to 1901)
Legal status:Conservation area
Listed Building



See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Alnwick


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