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Haynes School Charter from 1850, in Haynes Chrch End, Haynes, Milton Keynes, bedfordshire, England more

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Somehow i ended up with this manuscript, which authorized the founding of a Church school for the poor in Haynes, Bedfordshire, UK, in 1850. Probably this was the school that’s in the South-West corner of Haynes Church End, almost at Clophill Lane, converted to a private house in the 1960s by an arcitect who lived there (Chris Robinson). My father Eric Quin was the Vicar of Haynes, so we lived in the Vicarage; he also found the deeds for the house showing it was restored in the 1570s, when it was infested with rats, and that the house was given oer for use as a vicarage in the year 1235. No wonder it felt old. The school dated from 1850, though.

The national Society for Promoting the Education of the Poor in the Principles of The Established Church Throughout England & Wales, President, His Grace the Lord Archbishop of Canterbury, At a Meeting of the Committee held at the 4th ofJuly 1860 at the Society’s Office, Sanctuary, Westminster.

The Following Application Having Been Read Viz.

We the undersigned being desirous that the National School at Hawnes, Diocese of Ely. [...]

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