Documents concerning the Zion School, New Wortley, Leeds

Scope and Content

A collection of rules, lists of scholars, accounts of proceedings, annual reports, etc.

Administrative / Biographical History

Zion Old British School, also known as Zion Sunday School, was founded in 1832 as a non-denominational school, serving the Holbeck and New Wortley areas of Leeds. Samuel Smiles was a teacher in its early years

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

The gift of the Trustees, 1951


In English

Other Finding Aids

Contents listed in Handlist 7


For a brief account of the Zion School, see article in Leeds University Review, vol. 3 (1952-53), pp. 136-143