Founding of Infants’ School 1844. PE72/39
“Hutton Cranswick Infant School
Was Built in the year 1844
By Donations given by the following Principal Land Owners in the Parish together with Grants from The National Society for the Education of the Poor in the Principles of the Established Church and from the Committee of Council on Education. The Total Cost including Conveyance of the Ground and Inrolling and Registering the Grant, Furniture of the School and Materials for enclosing and Fencing the Ground amounted to £240.5s.8d. The Levelling the Ground which was in a very uneven state and the setting the Posts and Rails to Enclose it as well as all the Leadings for the Building were done at the expence of the Parish and by Individual Farmers in addition to the above.
The School and Ground is conveyed to trustees from the following Trusts.
To be used for a School for the Children of Poor Persons in the Parish of Hutton Cranswick and the residence of the School Master and School Mistress of such School. To be always in Union with the National Society for promoting the Education of the Poor in the Principles of the Established Church and conducted according to its principles, such School to be under the Management of The Lord of the Manor and the Vicar and Churchwardens of Hutton Cranswick and such other person or persons as shall be Annual subscribers of not less than Ten shillings a Year and shall have been so for the Term of One year at the least and to be used for the purposes of instructing the Infant Children of the Poor as an Infant School and to be open for the Inspector of Inspectors appointed by her Majesty in Council. The Schoolmaster or Schoolmistress of such School to be appointed by the Managers of the said School and to be liable to be dismissed by the said Managers in their discretion.
Names of Subscribers
The Right Honorable Beaumont Lord Hotham as Lord of the Manor gave the Ground from off the Green and also a Donation of £35.17s.11d.
Edward Hoiner Reynard, Esquire, of Lunde Handwick: £26.0s.0d.
William Joseph Denison, Esquire: £21.18s.9d.
The Honorable Marmaduke Langley: £10.0s.0d.
George Hudson, Esquire: £10.0s.0d.
Richard Bethell, Esquire: £2.9s.0d.
Mr Richard Boyle Junr.: £2.0s.0d.
Mr Richard Jennings: £10.0s.0d.
The National Society for the Education of the Poor: £50.0s.0d.
The Committee of Council on Education: £75.0s.0d.
Signed: Richd. Jennings, Secretary Pro. Tem.”