Robert Raikes

Standard Name: Raikes, Robert


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The full title is Sacred History Selected from the Scriptures, with Annotations and Reflections, suited to the Comprehension of young Minds, particularly calculated to facilitate the Study of the Holy Scriptures in Schools and Families...


About 1765: Catharine Cappeimg: move in unlikely event...

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About 1765

Catharine Cappe opened one of the earliest recorded Sunday schools, at Catterick in Yorkshire.

1769: Hannah Ballimg: move in unlikely event of...

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Hannah Ball opened an early Methodist Sunday school at High Wycombe in Buckinghamshire.

July 1780: Robert Raikes opened his first Sunday sc...

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July 1780

Robert Raikes opened his first Sunday school.


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