History of the Royal Hospital School

By Norman Macleod, published August 1949


In considering the history of the school from the beginning of the 18th century, the author maps in detail the changes in the teaching, organisation and funding, along with its various changes of name and amalgamations. The use of the school in the 19th century as a place of cheap labour is also discussed with the author making interesting parallels with the teaching methods described by Dickens in Nicholas Nickleby.

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Filed under: Other (Nineteenth C) | Other (Twentieth C) | Other (Eighteenth C) | Internal Waterways
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