Scope and Content

The Duty of England to Provide a Gratuitous Compulsory Education for the Children of her Poorer Classes, read at a meeting of the Manchester Statistical Society, 8th March 1865. (Manchester: Cave & Sever, 1865).


Two cuttings have been pasted onto the pamphlet. The first is from the 'Examiner & Times', 18th July, 1867, on the subject of school attendance; the second is taken from the 'Manchester Courier', correspondence by J.S. Mayson and E. Brotherton on 'Education and the religious bodies.'