England, History of Education Types of Schools in 1851 (National Institute)

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Chart: Summary of Types of Schools 1851[edit | edit source]

Class and Support Purpose or Type
I. General taxation Military, Naval, Woods and Forests, Corporation, Workhouse, Prison
II. Endowment Collegiate, Grammar, Other
III. Religious bodies Church of England, Church of Scotland, United Presbyterians, Presbyterian Church in England, Scottish Presbyterians, other Presbyterians, Independents, Baptists, Society of Friends, Unitarians, Moravians, Wesleyan Methodists, Methodist New Connexion, Primitive Methodists, Bible Christians, Wesleyan Methodist Association, Lady Huntingdon’s Connection, Calvinistic Methodist, New Church, Lutherans, French Protestants, German Missionary Society, Isolated Congregations, Roman Catholics, Jews
IV. Other Public Schools Ragged, Orphan, Blind, Deaf and Dumb, Idiots, Factory, Colliery, Chemical Works, Foundry, Mechanics Institution, Industrial, Agricultural, Railway, Philanthropic Society’s Farm, other subscription schools


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