Lacey Green - School

5  June 1874    Seven lace girls away all week (to finish off lace so that it was ready for collection, for which they would be paid)

10 July 1874    Two girls away all week making lace, both under eight years old.

24 July 1874    Eight children kept late until 4.30 for coming in late.

4 Sept 1874     Only five older children present in consequence of it being very wet morning, they will have gone wooding.

22 July 1881    Attendance poor the children being out in the fields.

12 Aug 1881    Attendance poor - harvest time.

1882              Throughout June most of children off school ill with scarlet fever

30 June 1882  School closed - teacher ill.

October 1882  Measles

December 1882 Scarlet Fever

December 1882 Several children off school - snow.

Jan 1883   Several children punished for not coming into school at the proper time, playing a game around the yard.

Sept & Oct 1883 Many children still helping with the harvest.

February 1884  Several girls absent - beading (fashon industry)

Until 1885 there was only one teacher for upto 65 pupils.

14 Oct 1885 John Widdicombe took charge of the school today. He was a Cert Master. Second Class. The only other member of the staff was Catherine M Claydon, a pupil teacher in her first year.

10 July 1874    Two girls away all week making lace, both under eight years old.

24 July 1874    Eight children kept late until 4.30 for coming in late.

4 Sept 1874     Only five older children present in consequence of it being very wet morning, they will have gone wooding.

22 July 1881    Attendance poor the children being out in the fields.

12 Aug 1881    Attendance poor - harvest time.

1882              Throughout June most of children off school ill with scarlet fever

30 June 1882  School closed - teacher ill.

October 1882  Measles

December 1882 Scarlet Fever

December 1882 Several children off school - snow.

Jan 1883   Several children punished for not coming into school at the proper time, playing a game around the yard.

Sept & Oct 1883 Many children still helping with the harvest.

February 1884  Several girls absent - beading (fashon industry)

Until 1885 there was only one teacher for upto 65 pupils.

14 Oct 1885 John Widdicombe took charge of the school today. He was a Cert Master. Second Class. The only other member of the staff was Catherine M Claydon, a pupil teacher in her first year.