Monument record MYO4829 - Cherry Street School

Summary

St. Clement's, sometimes known as Bishophill and Clementhorpe Church School, Cherry Street, was opened in 1872 in a new building which had been erected by subscription and with the aid of a government grant. Now demolished

Location

Grid reference SE 6028 5103 (point)
Map sheet SE65SW
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire

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Type and Period (1)

Full Description

St. Clement's Voluntary Primary Schools.

St. Clement's, sometimes known as Bishophill and Clementhorpe Church School, Cherry Street, was opened in 1872 in a new building which had been erected by subscription and with the aid of a government grant. Accommodation was for boys', girls', and infants' departments with a schoolroom and a classroom for each. There was a staff of 3, a master and 2 mistresses. Fees were 2d., 3d., and 4d. for boys and girls and 1d. and 2d. for infants. The school first received an annual government grant in 1877. In 1878 there was an average attendance of 366 boys and girls and 33 infants. (fn. 359) The accommodation was increased before 1894 to 1,019 places and attendance rose to 930 by 1910. In 1932 there were 172 attending the junior school and 169 the infants'. After 1950 there were two voluntary aided schools; 130 juniors and 80 infants were enrolled in 1956.

'Schools and colleges', in A History of the County of York: the City of York, ed. P M Tillott (London, 1961)

NMR Information

BF060290 CHERRY STREET SCHOOL, YORK File of material relating to a site or building. This material has not yet been fully catalogued. Copyright, date, and quantity information for this record may be incomplete or inaccurate.


NMR, NMR data (Unpublished document). SYO2214.

Victoria County History. Edited by P M Tillott, 1961, A History of the County of York: the City of York (Bibliographic reference). SYO2398.

Sources/Archives (2)

  • --- Unpublished document: NMR. NMR data.
  • --- Bibliographic reference: Victoria County History. Edited by P M Tillott. 1961. A History of the County of York: the City of York.

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  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Feb 24 2020 10:29AM

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