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Dulverton Library, Fore Street

The history of education in Bolsover falls into several well-defined phases.

Ledbury Community Health and Care Centre was opened in 2002.

Elizabeth Hall established an educational charity in Ledbury in 1706.

The Somerset Heritage Centre was built in 2010 on a huge brownfield site in the Silk Mills area of Taunton in the parish of Norton Fitzwarren.

Sir Richard Aldworth (d.1646) left money to the Corporation of Basingstoke to educate ten boys of good and religious poor men of the town and to af

In 1548 money from the Guild of the Holy Ghost Chapel was employed ‘to fynde a scole master to teche children grammar which hath been so continuall

From Mote Hall to Museum

Victorian Asylum to Psychiatric Hospital

Richard Elsworthy or Ellsworth of Bickham in Timberscombe left £200 in 1714 to build a charity school and library.