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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

Education in Basingstoke dates back to the 16th century with the founding of a school for boys attached to the Holy Ghost chapel.  With numerous ch