Marchmont Hall


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Occupation Mary Augusta Ward
Originally the activities of the settlement revolved around lectures on biblical criticism, but the student residents resisted the broad Christian mandate and pushed the organisation towards more practical social work. Those in disagreement with the...
Occupation Mary Augusta Ward
While it provided adult education and recreational programmes for the working classes, its greatest achievements involved helping children, especially those of the poor. A children's playroom had been started at Marchmont Hall in 1894 by...


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