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Merit Certificate awarded by the Scotch Education Department

Description:

Merit Certificate presented to Darvel Public School pupil Mary Boyd by the Scotch Education Department for examinations in the 'Three Rs' - Reading, Writing and Arithmetic - as well as Geography, British History, and Nature Knowledge.

 

In 1872, the Education (Scotland) Act set up a system of schooling for all of Scotland, however the overall administration of the Scotch (later Scottish) Education Department was situated in London until 1939, when headquarters moved north. 

Source:
The Dick Institute
Digital Number:
RI_DI_0074855
Copyright:
East Ayrshire Council


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