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Ragged University is inspired by common histories of free education, in particular those of the Ragged Schools.  Here you can find various accounts of these histories…

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    Recollections of John Pounds: Let’s give John Pounds a Gift by Reverend Henry Hawkes
    18th January 2019
    John Pounds
    One bitterly cold night in December, an esteemed member of my Flock, Mr Frank...
  • Mary Wollstonecraft
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    Great Educator: Mary Wollstonecraft 1759 to 1797
    3rd June 2011
    History
    Mary Wollstonecraftleft home after receiving a haphazard education in a miserable and unloving family...
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    Great Educator: John Pounds 1766 to 1839
    18th September 2014
    History, Poverty
    John Pounds was born on June 17th 1766 and died on January 1st 1839....
  • Colin Kirkwood
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    Interview With An Educator: Colin Kirkwood
    23rd January 2015
    Education, History, Interviews
    This is a conversation and interview with Colin Kirkwood who was one of the...
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    Recollections of John Pounds: Feeding the Children by Reverend Henry Hawkes
    18th April 2018
    John Pounds
    On my way back to my lodgings in High Street, I had to pass...
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    Manchester Medical Mission Affiliates to Charter Street Ragged School by Simon Ward
    5th September 2015
    Eclectic Articles, History, Poverty
    Here are my notes from when I went back to the archive to look...

 


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