Categories: Children, Education
Workhouses.org informs that schools for children on Sundays probably happened earlier but the movement started in 1780 when Robert Raikes opened a school in Gloucester.
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Sunday Schools (centenary)
Centenary of Sunday Schools AD 1780 - 1880.
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