The Cambridge History of English and American Literature in 18 Volumes (1907–21).
Volume XIV. The Victorian Age, Part Two.

XIV. Education


See, also, ante, Vol. IX, pp. 620–627.

(a) General

Adams, John. The Evolution of Educational Theory. 1912.

Adams, Francis. History of the Elementary School Contest in England. 1882.

Almond, Hely Hutchinson. Mr. Lowe’s Educational Theories examined from a practical point of view. Edinburgh, 1868.

Balfour, Graham. The educational systems of Great Britain and Ireland. 2nd edn. 1903.

Bell, Andrew. An experiment in education made at the Male Asylum of Madras. 1797.

An address to the public in recommendation of the Madras system (by Hollingsworth, N. J.). 1812.

Binns, Henry Bryan (ed.). A century of education, being the centenary history of the British and Foreign School Society. 1908.

Birchenough, C. History of elementary education in England and Wales from 1800. 1914.

Bowen, H. C. Froebel and education by self-activity. 1893.

Bowles, John. A letter addressed to Samuel Whitbread, Esq., M.P., in consequence of the unqualified approbation … of Mr. Lancaster’s system of education, etc. 1807.

Brown, John. A memoir of Robert Blincoe, an orphan boy sent … to endure the horrors of a cotton-mill. Manchester, 1832.

Bruce, H. A. (afterwards lord Aberdare). An address delivered to the National Association for the promotion of Social Science. 1866.

Close, Francis (Dean of Carlisle). National Education. The secular system, the Manchester Bill and the Government scheme considered. 1852.

Collet, C. D. History of the taxes on knowledge. 2 vols. 1899.

Connoisseur, The. No. 22 (1754). The modern method of education. (Colman, G. and Langton, B.)

Cowper, William. Tirocinium. 1784.

Craik, Sir Henry. The State in its relation to Education. New edn. 1914.

Darton, F. J. Harvey. Bell and the Dragon. Fortnightly Review. May, 1909.

Davies, Geo. History and mystery of the Scarborough Lancasterian Schools. Scarborough, 1840.

Davies, Geo. Sequel to the history, etc. 2 pts. 1842–3.

Davies, John Llewelyn. The Working Men’s College, 1854–1904. 1904.

Denison, Geo. Anthony. The Church of England and the Committee of Council on Education. 2nd edn. 1849.

—— Supplement to Appendix B of a reply to the … promoters of the Manchester and Salford education scheme. 1852.

—— Notes of my life, 1805–78. 2nd edn. Oxford, 1878. (Eton and Christ Church.)

Emery, Thomas. Educational economy, or State education vindicated. 1849.

Fox, Wm. Johnson. On the educational clauses in the Bill … for the education of children in factory districts. 2nd edn. 1843. [Sir James Graham’s bill.]

Frend, Wm. A plan of universal education. 1832.

Garfit, A. Some points of the education question, with outline of the … progress of popular education. 1862.

—— The Conscience Clause. 1868.

Grant, James. History of the Burgh Schools of Scotland. 1876.

Gregory, Robert. Elementary education: its rise in England. 1895.

Hill, Frederic. National education, its present state and prospects. 2 vols. 1836.

Hinton, John Howard. A review of the evidence … in relation to the state of education in Manchester and Salford. 1852.

—— A few plain words on the two Education Bills. 1852.

Hodgson, Geraldine Emma. Rationalist English Educators. 1912.

—— A study in illumination. (Wm. Wordsworth.) 1914.

Holland, Henry Wilkinson. Proposed national arrangements for primary education. 3rd edn. 1870.

Hook, Walter Farquhar (dean of Chichester). On the means of rendering more efficient the education of the people. 1846.

Hoppus, John. Thoughts on academical education and degrees in arts. 1837.

—— Crisis of popular education. 1847.

Lamb, Charles. The old and the new schoolmaster.

Lancaster, Joseph. Outlines of a plan for educating ten thousand poor children. 1806.

—— An account of the progress of Joseph Lancaster’s plan. 1809.

—— The British System of Education. 1810.

—— Instructions for forming … a society for the education of the labouring classes. 1810.

—— Schools for all. 1812.

A few notes … relative to Joseph Lancaster’s plan (by Eccletus). 1806.

A vindication of Mr. Lancaster’s system (by Pythias). 1812.

Common Sense versus Lancaster (by Collyer, N.). 1812.

Epitome of some of the chief events in the life of Joseph Lancaster. New Haven. 1833.

Leach, A. F. Art. Schools. Encycl. Brit., 11th edn. Vol. XXIV.

Liberal, Letitia. A defence of Joseph Lancaster and the Royal British system. 1810.

Lounger, The. Edinburgh, No. 67 (1786). Modern education superior to ancient. (Mackenzie, Henry.)

Manchester Literary and Philosophical Society. Memoirs. Vol. II. 1783. Improvement of liberal education in Manchester.

Mansbridge, Albert. University Tutorial Classes. 1913.

Mantoux, Paul. La révolution industrielle au XVIIIe siècle. Paris, 1906.

Marsh, Herbert. The National Religion the Foundation of National Education. A Sermon. 1811. [Ptd. in The Pamphleteer, vol. 1, 1813.]

—— A vindication of Dr. Bell’s system of education. 1811.

Maurice, J. Frederick Denison. The Educational Magazine. 1835, etc.

—— A letter to the bishop of London in reply to the article in No. 172 of the Quarterly Review. 1850.

—— The Christian Socialist. 1851, etc.

—— Plan of a female college. Cambridge, 1855.

—— A few words on secular and denominational education. 1870.

Mirror, The. Edinburgh. No. 15 (1779). A classical contrasted with a fashionable education. (Home, J.)

—— No. 106 (1780). Education for leisure. (Craig.)

—— Nos. 88 and 97–8 (1782). The private tutor. (Craig and lord Hailes.)

Moore, H. Kingsmill. An unwritten chapter in the history of Education … 1811–31. 1904.

Morley (viscount). The struggle for national education. 1873.

Observer, The. Nos. 36–7. Public School education. (Cumberland, Richard.)

Owen, Rob. Dale. An outline of the system of education in New Lanark. 1824.

Pole, Thomas. Observations on Infant Schools. Bristol, 1823.

Prideaux, E. B. R. A survey of elementary English education. 1915.

Rowntree, J. W. and Binns, H. B. A history of the Adult School Movement. 1903.

Sadler, M. E. Continuation Schools in England and elsewhere. 1907. (With a bibliography.)

—— Syllabus of a course on the history of education in England. 1800–1911. Manchester, 1911.

Salmon, David, and Hindshaw, W. Infant Schools: their history and theory. 1904.

Sexton, A. H. The First Technical College: a sketch of the history of “The Andersonian.” 1894.

Shaw, Wm. (rector of Chelvey, Somerset). Suggestions respecting a plan of national education. Bath, 1801.

Southey, Robert. Essays, moral and political. 2 vols. 1832. Essay IX. On the means of improving the people. 1818.

Thompson, J. Forty four years of the education question, 1870–1914. 1914.

Toynbee, Arnold. Lectures on the Industrial Revolution of the eighteenth century in England. 1908.

Trimmer, Sarah. The Oeconomy of Charity. 2 vols. 1801. (Greatly enlarged from the edition of 1786.)

Walsh, Wm. John, archbishop. The Irish University question. Dublin, 1890.

Welton, James. Educational Theory, S. V. Education. Encyc. Brit. 11th edn. Vol. VIII.

Wilson, William. System of infants’ education. 2 vols. 2nd ed. 1825.

—— A manual of instruction for Infants’ Schools. 1829.

(b) Universities

Davies, Richard. Epistle to … Dr. Hales on the general state of education in the universities. Bath, 1759.

—— Observations on the present state of the English universities occasion’d by Dr. Davies’ account. 1759.

Ollard, S. L. The Six Students of St. Edmund Hall expelled … in 1768. (With a bibliography.) 1911.

A collection of papers designed to … vindicate … the subscription required by the University of Oxford. Oxford, 1772.

Reflections on the impropriety … of lay subscription. Oxford [1772]. [Randolph, T.] “An answer” to the fore-going. Oxford [1772].

Kippis, A. A vindication of the protestant dissenting ministers with regard to their late application to Parliament. 2nd edn. 1773.

Tucker, J. Letters to the Rev. Dr. Kippis. 1773.

Knox, V. “On some parts of the discipline in our English universisites,” in Essays, moral and literary. 1782.

Disney, John. Works of John Jebb. Vol. 1, pp. 182–222 on the subscription question. 1787.

Frend, Wm. Thoughts on subscription to religious tests. St. Ives, 1788–9.

Considerations on the … injuries arising from the course of education pursued in the Universities … and public schools. 1832.

Turton, Thos. (bishop of Ely). Thoughts on the admission of persons, without regard to their religious opinions, to certain degrees in the universities of England. Cambridge, 1834.

Lee, Samuel. Some remarks on the Dean of Peterborough’s tract, “Thoughts, etc.” Cambridge, 1834.

Thirlwall, Connop. A letter to the Rev. Thos. Turton on the admission of dissenters to academical degrees. Cambridge, 1834.

—— A second letter to the Revd. Thomas Turton. Cambridge, 1834.

Whewell, Wm. Remarks on some parts of Mr. Thirlwall’s letter. Cambridge, 1834.

—— Additional remarks on some parts of Mr. Thirlwall’s two letters. Cambridge, 1834.

Sedgwick, A. Admission of Dissenters to academical degrees. Cambridge Chronicle, 9 June, 1834.

Rose, Henry John. Letter on foregoing subject to Cambridge Chronicle, 10 June, 1834.

Sewell, Wm. Thoughts on the admission of dissenters to the University of Oxford. Oxford, 1834.

—— A second letter to a Dissenter on the opposition of the University of Oxford to the charter of the London College. Oxford, 1834.

—— The attack upon the University of Oxford in a letter to Earl Grey. 2nd edn. 1834.

—— Collegiate reform. A sermon. Oxford, 1838.

—— The Nation, the Church and the University of Oxford. Two sermons. Oxford, 1849.

Gray, John Hamilton. The admission of dissenters into the universities considered. Oxford, 1834.

Wordsworth, Christopher. On the admission of dissenters to reside and graduate. Cambridge, 1834.

Blakesley, Jos. Williams. The studies of the University essentially general. Cambridge, 1836.

—— Thoughts on the recommendations of the Ecclesiastical Commission. 1837.

An historical vindication of … Earl Radnor’s bill … to inquire respecting the statutes and administration of the colleges and halls. 1837. Anon. Whewell, Wm. On the principles of university education. 1837.

Whewell, Wm. Liberal education, with particular reference to the University of Cambridge. 1845.

A Layman. The independence of the universities and colleges. Oxford, 1838.

Huber, Victor Aimé. The English Universities. Abridged translation by Newman, F. W. 2 vols. in 3. 1843.

Amos, Andrew. Four lectures on the advantages of a classical education as an auxiliary to a commercial education. 1846.

Manning, W. Oke. Remarks upon religious tests at the English universities. 1846.

Arnold, Thos., and others. Opinions on the admission of dissenters to the universities and on university reform. 1847.

Newman, John Henry (cardinal). See, ante, bibliography to Chap. XII, Vol. XII.

[Bain, Alex.] University Education, in Westminster Review, July, 1848. (Reviewing Whewell’s Liberal Education.)

Seeley, Sir John. Liberal Education in Universities. See Essays on a Liberal Education. 1867.

Pattison, Mark, and others. Essays on the endowment of research. 1876.

Campbell, Lewis. The nationalisation of the old English universities. 1901.

Mullinger, Jas. Bass. Art. Universities, Encycl. Brit. 11th edn. Vol. XXVII.

Raleigh, Sir Walter Alexander. Meaning of a university. 1911.

Tillyard, A. I. A history of university reform from 1800. Cambridge, 1913.

The study of English and other modern literatures:

Quarterly Review, vols. CLXIII–CLXIV, 1886–7.

Nettleship, Henry. Study of modern European languages and literatures in … Oxford. 1887.

Collins, J. Churton. The study of English literature. 1891.

Firth, C. H. The School of English language and literature. Oxford, 1909.


Fasti Aberdonenses: selections from the records of the University and King’s College of Aberdeen, 1494–1854. Spalding Club, No. 26. 1854.

Rectorial addresses delivered in the Universities of Aberdeen, 1835–1900. Aberdeen, 1902.

Grant Duff, Sir M. E. Inaugural addresses delivered to the University of Aberdeen. Edinburgh, 1867.

Maclean, Neil N. Life at a northern university. Ed. Leask, W. K. Aberdeen, 1906.


A sincere well wisher. Free thoughts upon university education. 1751.

Connoisseur, The. No. 41 (1754). Newmarket as a supplement to the University of Cambridge (Colman, G. &Thornton, B.).

—— No. 107 (1756). Excessive mathematics at Cambridge.

Idler, The. No. 33 (1758). Journal of a Fellow of a College (Warton, T.).

—— No. 67 (1759). Scholar’s Journal (Langton, B.).

Ingram, Robert Acklom. The necessity of introducing divinity into the regular course. Colchester, 1792.

Gentleman’s Magazine, The. Apr., May, 1774, Dec., 1792, Jan., Feb., July, 1793. On studies at Cambridge.

Anon. Strictures upon the discipline of the University of Cambridge. Cambridge, 1792.

Pembrochian. Gradus ad Cantabrigiam, or a dictionary of terms used at the University of Cambridge. 1803.

Wainewright, Latham. The literary and scientific pursued … encouraged and enforced in the University of Cambridge. 1815.

Eubulus [Samuel Butler of Shrewsbury]. Thoughts on the present system of academic education. 1822.

—— A letter to Philograntus. 1822.

Philograntus [Jas. Hen. Monk]. A letter … on the additional examination of students. 1822.

A Brace of Cantabs. Gradus ad Cantabrigiam, or new university guide to the academical customs and colloquial or cant terms. 1824.

[Wright, J. M. F.] Alma mater, or seven years at the University of Cambridge by a Trinity-man. 1827.

Sedgwick, Adam. A discourse on the studies of the University. 1833.

Selwyn, Wm. Extracts from college examinations in divinity … with a letter to the lecturers and examiners. Cambridge, 1834.

Resident member of the University. Hints for the introduction of an improved course of study in the University. Cambridge, 1835.

Walsh, Benj. Dann. A historical account of the university of Cambridge and its colleges: in a letter to the earl of Radnor. 1837.

Peacock, George. Observations on the statutes of the University. 1841.

Members of the University. Cambridge Essays. 1855–8.

[Stephen, Sir Leslie.] Sketches from Cambridge, by a Don. 1865.

Roberts, Robert Davies. Eighteen years of university extension. 1891.


The Book of Trinity College, Dublin. Belfast, 1892.

Vickers, Robert. Praelection … on the university system of education. Dublin, 1849.


Grant, Sir Alex. The story of the University of Edinburgh during its first three hundred years. 2 vols. 1884.

Stodart-Walker, A. (editor). Rectorial addresses delivered before the University, 1859–99. 1900.

Edinburgh Essays. 1858.


Coutts, Jas. A history of the University of Glasgow from its foundation in 1451. Glasgow, 1909.

Hay, John Barras (ed.). Inaugural addresses by Lords Rectors of the University. 1839.


Nemo. A few words on the new Irish Colleges. 1845.

Andrews, Thos. Address on Education to the Social Science Association. 1867.

—— Studium Generale, a chapter of contemporary history. 1867. (University of London, the new Irish universities, Maynooth.)


Beattie, Wm. Life and letters of Thos. Campbell. 3 vols. 1849. (Vol. II, chap. XIV.)

Christianus. Letter to … Robert Peel … on the University of London, 1828.

See, also, Quarterly Review, vol. XXXIX, 1829.

Quarterly Review, vol. CLXIV, 1887.


Bentham, Ed. Letter to a young gentleman of Oxford. 1748.

—— Letter to a fellow of a college. 1749.

Evans, Margaret (ed.). Letters of Richard Radcliffe and John James of Queen’s College, Oxford. 1753–83. Oxf. Hist. Soc., 1888.

[Warton, Thos.] A companion to the guide and a guide to the companion. [1762?]

[Napleton, John.] Considerations on the residence usually required for degrees in the University. Oxford, 1772.

—— Considerations on the public exercises for the first and second degrees. Oxford, 1773.

Philalethes. A letter to the Rev. V. Knox on … his animadversions on the University. Oxford, 1790.

[Copleston, Edward.] A reply to the calumnies of the Edinburgh Review. Oxford, 1810.

—— A Second Reply. Oxford, 1810.

—— A Third Reply. Oxford, 1811.

Hamilton, Sir Wm. Discussions on philosophy and literature, education and university reform. Chiefly from the Edinburgh Review. 3rd edn. 1866.

A Member of Convocation [Vaughan Thomas]. The legality of the present academical system … asserted against the new calumnies of the Edinburgh Review. Oxford, 1831.

—— The legality etc.… reasserted. Oxford, 1832.

Tuckwell, Wm. Pre-Tractarian Oxford: a reminiscence of the Oriel “Noetics.” 1909.

—— Reminiscences of Oxford. 1900.

Davison, John. Remains and occasional publications. Oxford, 1840.

John Duke, baron Coleridge. Memorials of Oxford (verse). Oxford, 1844.

Maurice, J. F. D. The new statute and Mr. Ward. Oxford, 1845.

Country Schoolmaster. A Letter to the authors of “Suggestions for an improvement of the Examination Statute,” Oxford, 1848.

Walker, Robert. A letter … on improvements in the present examination statute and the studies of the University. Oxford, 1848.

A Member of the Oxford Convocation [C. A. Row]. Letter to … Lord John Russell … on the constitutional defects of the University and colleges of Oxford, with suggestions for a Royal Commission. 1850.

Row, Chas. Adolphus. Letter to Sir Robert H. Inglis … in reply to his speech on University reform. 1850.

[Sewell, Wm.] The University Commission, or Lord John Russell’s post-bag. Oxford, 1850.

Price, Bonamy. Suggestions for the extension of professional teaching. 1850.

Wilson, Henry Bristow. A letter to the … Chancellor of the University … on University and college reform. 1854.

Barry, Hen. Boothby. Remarks on the three proposals for reforming the constitution of the University. Oxford, 1854.

Barrow, John. The case of Queen’s College, Oxford. Oxford, 1854.

Members of the University. Oxford Essays. 1855.

Acland, Sir Thos. Dyke. Some account of the origin and objects of the new Oxford examinations for the title of Associate in Arts. 1858.

Cox, Geo. Val. Recollections of Oxford. 1858.

Moore, Edward. Frugal education attainable under the existing collegiate system. Oxford, 1867.

Smith, Goldwin. Plea for the abolition of tests in the University. Oxford, 1864.

—— Re-organisation of the University. Oxford, 1868.

—— Oxford and her colleges. 1894.

Pattison, Mark. Suggestions on academical organization. 1868.

Mozley, Thomas. Reminiscences, chiefly of Oriel College and the Oxford movement. 2 vols. 1882.

Mackinder, H. J. and Sadler, M. E. University extension, past, present and future. 3rd ed. 1891.

Curzon of Kedleston, lord. Principles and methods of university reform. Oxford, 1909.

Victoria University, Manchester

Owens College, Essays and Addresses by Professors of. 1874.

Thompson, Joseph. The Owens College, its foundation and growth and its connection with the Victoria University, Manchester. Manchester, 1886.

Hartog, P. J. Owens College, Manchester: a brief history of the College. 1900.

Roscoe, Sir H. E. The life and experiences of, written by himself. 1906.

St. Andrews

Knight, Wm. (ed.). Rectorial addresses at St. Andrews University, 1863–1893. 1894.

Votiva Tabella: memorial volume of St. Andrews University, 1411–1911. 1911.

Donaldson, Sir James. Addresses delivered in the University of St. Andrews from 1886 to 1910. Edinburgh, 1911.

(c) Schools

A Carthusian [Smythe, Robert]. Historical account of the Charterhouse. 1808.

A Carthusian [Roper, W. J. D.]. Chronicles of Charterhouse. 1847.

Haig Brown, Wm. Charterhouse, past and present. Godalming, 1879.

Clifton College Register, 1862–1887, compiled by Oakeley, E. M.: historical preface by Wilson, J. M. 1887.

Clifton College Annals and Register, 1862–1912. Edited by Borwick, F. Introduction by King, J. E. Bristol, 1912.

Christ’s Hospital, Annals of, by Pearce, E. H. 1901.

Lamb, Charles. Christ’s Hospital Five and Thirty Years Ago. Recollections of Christ’s Hospital [1782–9].

Edinburgh, History of the High School of, by Steven, Wm. 1849.

Austen Leigh, R. A. Eton under Barnard, 1754–65. Eton, 1904.

—— A list of Eton College in 1771 (including time-tables). Eton, 1903.

Gregory Griffin [Canning, Geo. and others]. The Microcosm, a periodical work. 40 nos. 1786–7.

Doyle, Sir Francis Hastings. Reminiscences and Opinions, 1813–85. 1886.

Wilkinson, Chas. Allix. Reminiscences of Eton (Keate’s time). 1888.

Selwyn, Thos. Kynaston. Eton in 1829–30. Edited with translation [from the Greek] and notes by Warre, Edmond.

The Eton system of education vindicated. 1834.

Eton Addresses [verse]. Eton, 1840.

The Eton Observer, a miscellany conducted by present Etonians. Eton, 1860.

Johnson, Wm. (Cory, Wm.). Hints for Eton masters, 1862. London, 1898.

Collins, W. L. Etoniana, ancient and modern. 1865.

O. E. Eton under Hornby [1868–84]. 1910.

[Bankes, G. N.] A day of my life … by an Eton boy. 1877.

Parker, Eric. Eton in the Eighties. 1914.

Ainger, A. C. Eton in prose and verse. (Historial introduction.) 1910.

Thornton, Percy Melville. Harrow School and its surroundings. 1885.

Bowen, Edward Ernest (1836–1901). Harrow Songs and other verses. 1886. See, also, post 1 (e).

Howson, Edmond W. and Warner, G. T. Harrow School. 1898.

Butler, Josephine E. Recollections of George Butler. Bristol, 1892. (Harrow and Cheltenham.) See, also, under Winchester.

Christ Church, Manchester. The Charters of the Collegiate Church, the Free Grammar School, etc. 1791.

Manchester Free Grammar School: by an old scholar. 1849.

Marlborough College, a History of, by Bradley, A. G., Champneys, A. C., Baines, J. W. 1893.

Lockwood, Edw. Early days of Marlborough College. 1893.

Merchant Taylors’ School, History of, by Wilson, H. B. 2 vols. 1812–4.

Sewell, Wm. A Year’s Sermons … preached in … St. Peter’s College, Radley. 2 vols. Oxford, 1854–69.

Close, Francis. High Church education delusive and dangerous, being an exposition of the system adopted by W. Sewell. 1855.

Rossall School, History of, by Rowbotham, John Fdk. Manchester, 1894.

Rouse, W. H. D. A History of Rugby School. 1898.

Nimrod [Chas. Jas. Apperley]. Life and Times. See Fraser’s Magazine. Vol. XXVI. 1842. (Rugby under James.)

Landor, Walter Savage: a biography by John Forster. 2 vols. 1869. (Rugby under James.

Cotton, Sophia Anne. Memoir of Geo. Edwd. Lynch Cotton. 1871. (Rugby under Arnold: also Westminster 1825–32, and Marlborough.)

Wratislaw, A. H. A Plea for the ancient charitable foundation of Rugby School. 1864.

Sedbergh. History of the parish and grammar school, by Platt, E. A. Kendal, 1876.

Shrewsbury School. Annals of, by Fisher, G. W.

Butler, Samuel. A letter to Henry Brougham, Esq. 1820.

Tonbridge School. The History of, by Rivington, Septimus. 3rd edn. 1910.

Forshall, F. H. Westminster School, past and present. 1884.

Vincent, W. A defence of public education. 1802.

Layman, A. Remarks on Vincent’s Defence. 1802.

Morrice, D. An attempted reply to the Master of Westminster School. 1802.

Albemarle, 6th earl of. Fifty years of my life. 2 vols. 1876.

Williamson, Richard. A short account of the discipline, studies, examinations, prizes etc. of Westminster School. 1845.

Kirby, Thomas Fdk. Annals of Winchester College from 1382. 1892

Edgeworth, Maria. The Barring Out. 1806. (Winchester “rebellion,” of 1793.)

Wordsworth, Charles. Annals of my early life, 1806–46. 1891. (Harrow, Oxford, Winchester.)

Bowles, W. L. Vindiciae Wykehamicae … in a letter to Henry Brougham. 2nd ed. 1819. (The Pamphleteer. Vol. XIII.)

Malet, Sir Alexander. Some account of fagging at Winchester. 1828.

An old Etonian. Letter to Sir Alexander Malet. 1829.

Quarterly Review, vol. XXXIX. 1829.

Trollope, Thomas Adolphus. What I remember. 3 vols. 1877–9. (Also Harrow.)

How, Fred. Douglas. Six great schoolmasters. (Eton, Winchester, Shrewsbury, Harrow, Rugby, Marlborough.) [1904.]

Mozley, Thos. Reminiscences, chiefly of towns, villages and schools. 2 vols. 1885.

Nonconformist Academies

Harrison, Ralph. A sermon preached at Manchester on the … establishment of an academy. Together with a discourse … at the public commencement of the academy by T. Barnes. Warrington [1786].

Rees, A. The advantages of knowledge … recommended … to the supporters of a new academical institution among protestant dissenters. 1788.

Harrison, Ralph. Sermons on various important subjects: with life of the author by W. Harrison. Manchester, 1813.

Turton, Thos. A review of the principal dissenting colleges in England during the last century. 1835. (Alternative title: “Thoughts on the admission of persons … to certain degres,” etc.) See ante, p. 651.

(d) Education of Girls and Women

Ballard, Geo. Memoirs of several ladies of Great Britain … celebrated for their writings or skill in the learned languages, arts and sciences. Oxford, 1752.

Beale, Dorothea. On the education of girls. Paper at the Social Science Congress. 1866. Reports issued by the Schools Inquiry Commission on the education of girls. 1869.

—— On the organisation of girls’ day schools. Paper at the Social Science Congress. 1873.

—— Work and play in girls’ schools. 1898. (With Soulsby, L. H. M., and Dove, J. F.)

—— Addresses to Teachers. 1908.

Dorothea Beale of Cheltenham (1831–1905): by Raikes, Elizabeth. 1908.

Bremner, Christina S. Education of girls and women in Great Britain. 1897.

Broadhurst, Frances. A word in favor of female schools. (The Pamphleteer. Vol. XXVII.) 1826.

Broadhurst, Thos. Advice to young ladies on the improvement of the mind. 1808.

Burstall, Sara A. and Douglas, M.A. (edd.). Public Schools for girls. 1911.

Buss, Frances Mary. F. M. B. and her work for education, by Ridley, Annie E. 1895.

—— Frances Mary Buss Schools’ Jubilee Record: Eleanor M. Hill and Sophie Bryant. 1900.

See Gurney, Mary.

Cartwright, Mrs. Letters on female education addressed to a married lady. 1777.

Chapone, Mrs. (Mulso, Hester). Letters on the improvement of the mind. 2 vols. 1777.

Clough, Blanche Athena. A memoir of Anne Jemima Clough. 1897.

Cobbe, Frances Power. Life as told by herself. 1904.

—— Female education. Paper at Social Science Congress. 1862.

Davies, Emily. The application of funds to the education of girls. [1865.]

—— Women in the universities of England and Scotland. 1896.

—— Thoughts on some questions relating to women, 1860–1908. 1910.

[Edgeworth, Maria.] Letters for literary ladies. 1795.

[Fielding, Sarah.] The Governess, or the little female academy. [n.d. 1765 or earlier.]

Gregory, John. A father’s legacy to his daughters. 1774. (Many edd. till 1877.)

Grey, Mrs. William. [Maria Georgina Grey, born Shirreff.] The Education of Women. 1871.

—— The study of education as a Science. Paper at British Association. 1874.

Grey, Mrs. William and Shirreff, Emily A. E. Thoughts on self-culture addressed to women. 2 vols. 1850.

Gurney, Mary. Are we to have education for middle-class girls? The history of Camden Collegiate Schools. 1872.

Hamilton, Elizabeth (author of The Cottagers of Glenburnie). Letters on the elementary principles of education. 2 vols. Bath, 1801. 6th edn. 1818.

—— Hints addressed to patrons and directors of schools. 1815. (Pestalozzi’s principles.)

Hodgson, Wm. Ballantyne. The education of girls considered in connexion with university local examinations. A lecture. 1864.

Knox, V. Liberal Education. 1781. Section XXVII.

Lounger, The. Edinburgh, 1785–6. Nos. 13 (McLeod Bannatyne), 16 (Tytler, Wm.), 52 (William Craig).

Macaulay, Mrs. Catherine, born Sawbridge. Letters on education. 1790.

Maurice, J. Frederick Denison. Queen’s College, London, its object and method. 1848.

Quarterly Review, vols. LXXXIV, LXXXVI. 1848–50.

Maynard, Constance L. From early Victorian schoolroom to university. Nineteenth Century and After. Nov., 1914.

Mirror, The. Edinburgh, 1780. Nos. 89 and 96 (latter by Mackenzie, Henry).

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Place MSS.: Br. Mus. Additional MSS. 27823, 27824 contain papers, printed and manuscript, and letters relating to Joseph Lancaster, Lancasterian and “Chrestomathic” schools, mechanics’ institutes and the foundation of London university.