Old Photograph Northern School Falkirk Scotland

Old photograph of the Northern School in Falkirk, Scotland. After the passing of the Education Act of 1872, much was done in the burgh on behalf of education, £8592 was spent between 1873 and 1879 in enlarging the Central or old Free Church school, and in building the Northern, Comely Park, and Bainsford schools. In the year ending 15 May 1881, the five public schools under the burgh board; Southern, Central, Northern, Bainsford, and Comely Park, had respective accommodation for 402, 348, 401, 300, and 300 children, and had an average attendance of 365, 265, 416, 205, and 302.

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