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Low Fell, Mr Dowie's School


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Opened on Monday 25 November 1816 near the Black Horse public house. English grammar, writing, arithmetic, mensuration, land surveying, book keeping, mathematics, Latin and French were taught. An evening school was opened for those who could not attend during the day. Mr Dowie hoped 'he will give full Satisfaction to those who may favour him with the Education of their Children'.






Education. Mr Dowie, notice from a collection of notes, articles and posters relating to the history of Gateshead between 1777-1831 collected by Thomas Wilson (held by the Society of Antiquaries at the Great North Museum: Hancock)

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