Wigan Year Book of 1889

Best viewed on a desktop. Smaller screens will have to scroll horizontally.

Grammar Schools.
WIGAN.
Founded before 1596.
    Ex-officio Governors. - The Chairman of the Mechanics' Institution (the Earl of Crawford), the Mayor (Wm. Rogers), and the Chairman of the School Board (John Pendlebury).
    Co-operative Governors. - N. Eckersley (Chairman), the Hon. and Rev. Canon Bridgeman, W. Mayhew, R. Darlington, R. A. ffarington, and H. S. Woodcock. Elected for nine years.
    Governors elected by the Town Council. - Jas. Taylor, Rev. Canon Fergie, and Henry Park. Elected for five years.
    Governors elected by the School Board. - M. W. Peace, H. Walmesley, W. S. France. Elected for five years.
Law Clerk............................................................................................................J. S. Darlington.
Head Master......................................................................................................James Ohm, M.A.
Assistant Masters........J. Warlow, M.A., L.L.B., A. E. Le Peton, R. Priestly, and Mons. Jacques Kohn.
Chemistry Master...........................................................................................................R. Betley.
Drawing Master.........................A. E. Le Peton.         Drill Instructor..............Sergt.-Major Butters.
ASHTON-IN-MAKERFIELD.
Founded 1588. Re-constituted by Endowed Schools Commissioners 1886.
    Co-operative Governors. - Rev. W. J. Melville (Chairman), Rev. H. Siddall, Josiah Gaskell, J.P., W. Valiant, C. F. Clark, Dr. N. Hannah, Col. D. Gamble, Thos. Roberts, and Geo. J. Robins.
    Representative Governors. - T. D. Grimk√©, T. Crompton, and Rev. G. Fox.
Solicitors to the Trustees......................................................................Ackerley and Son, Wigan.
Clerk and Treasurer....................................................................................................James Hill.
Head Master..............................................................................................................Mark Rowe.
RIVINGTON AND BLACKROD.
Amalgamated 1875.
Chairman of the Governing Board............................................................................H. Rawcliffe.
Clerks to the Trust........................................Fullagar, Hulton, and Armistead, Solicitors, Bolton.
Head Master................................................................................................Rev. G. Squire, M.A.
HINDLEY AND ABRAM.
Re-constituted by the Endowed Schools Commissioners, 1882.
    Co-operative Governors. - J. C. Eckersley (Chairman), N. Eckersley, T. Southworth, J. A. Ackers,
        and Dr. Kirk.
    Representative Governors. - Hindley : G. Caldwell, H. Kirkpatrick, and J. M. Ashurst.
        Abram : J. Grundy and J. H. Johnson.
Head Master...............E. Law (London University).        Assistant Master......................J. R. Bissell.
There is accommodation for 60 boys, of whom ten per cent, may be foundation scholars.
STANDISH.
Founded 1603, and re-constituted by order of the Court of Chancery in 1860.
    Trustees. - Rev. C. W. N. Hutton (Chairman), Rev. O. Masters, the Hon. and Rev. Canon Bridgeman, T. T. Parker, H. Alison, A. R. Boulton, F. Silvester, J. W. Fair, B. Davies, W. Collingwood, R. B. Crosse, and E. Rawsthorne.
Solicitors to the Trustees.......................................................................Ackerley and Son, Wigan.
Master...................................................................................................................Charles Bailey.
Assistant Masters................................................................W. F. Samuels, J. Hoyes, and J. Halsall.
UPHOLLAND.
Founded 1668. Re-constituted by Endowed Schools Commissioners 1877.
    Governors. - Earl of Lathom (Chairman), Rev. F. D. Cremer, R. M. Garnier, J. F. Morris, J. Pickering, H. S. Woodcock, R. S. Daglish, S. S. Brown, and Meyrick Bankes.
Head Master...............................................................................................Rev. William Berridge.
Clerk to Governors...........................................................................J. E. Barlow, Solicitor, Wigan.

[page 29] [contents] [page 31]