Langcliffe National School Punishment Book October 1907 to February 1910

Held at North Yorkshire Record Office at Northallerton

Catalogue Reference S/LAC 7/1

Date Scholar Age Std Nature of Offence Punishment
24/10/1907  Maurice Graham 9+ II Gross Carelessness 2 strokes with cane
01/11/1907 John Longmire 9 II Not learnt home lessons no excuse 2 strokes with cane
05/11/1907 Maggie Newhouse 11 VI Gross carelessness when in charge of Pupil teacher 2 strokes with cane
05/11/1907 Colin Hocking 10 Gross carelessness when in charge of Pupil Teacher 2 strokes with cane
07/11/1907 Leonard Banister 7+ II Very careless & Bad work 3 strokes with cane
22/11/1907 John Graham 9 III Laziness 2 strokes with cane
22/11/1907 Wm. King 9 II Laziness 2 strokes with cane
03/12/1907 Walter Hartley 12 V11 Impudence to PT 3 strokes with cane
03/12/1907 Amos West 11 V Bad, careless work 3 strokes with cane
10/12/1907 Wm. King 9 II Not learnt lessons at home, no excuse 3 strokes with cane
10/12/1907 Eva Wright 10 II Not learnt lessons at home, no excuse 2 strokes with cane
10/12/1907 May Bowen 11 IV Persistent laziness & inattention 2 strokes with cane
08/01/1908 Ralph Parker 11 V Very careless writing 3 strokes with cane
08/01/1908 Walter Venn 9 I Eating in school 2 strokes with cane
17/01/1908 Amos West 11 V Inattention & lazy 2 strokes with cane
21/01/1908 Leonard Banister 7+ II Careless & bad work 4 strokes with cane
31/01/1908 Isabel Jackman 11 II Laziness (repeated) 2 strokes with cane
27/02/1908 John Graham 9 III Laziness during Scripture 4 strokes with cane
03/03/1908 Amos West 11 V Bad, careless work 2 strokes with cane
10/03/1908 Willie Proctor 9 II Coming to school duty after warning 4 strokes with cane
11/03/1908 George Taylor 11 III Persistent inattention 2 strokes with cane
19/03/2008 Maurice Graham 9+ II Laziness repeated 4 strokes with cane
20/03/2008 Walter Venn 9 I Inattention in playground 2 strokes with cane
20/03/2008 May Bowen 11 iv Inattention in playground 2 strokes with cane
03/04/1908 Betsy Heseltine 10 V Inattention & defiance 4 strokes with cane
08/04/1908 Willie Proctor 9 III Bad work 2 strokes with cane
07/05/1908 Wm. King 9 II Inattention 2 strokes with cane
25/05/1908 Walter Venn 8 III Late after warning 3 strokes with cane
28/05/1908 Leonard Banister 8 III Inattention 2 strokes with cane
23/06/1908 Leonard Banister 9 III Repeated in charge of PT 4 strokes with cane
23/06/1908 Willie Proctor 10 III Copying 2 strokes with cane
23/06/1908 Maurice Graham 13 IV Copying 2 strokes with cane
26/08/1908 Albert Smailes 13 VII Talking & copying 3 strokes with cane
28/08/1908 Ivy Hocking 13 VII Careless work 1 stroke with cane
28/08/1908 Nellie Graham 12 VII Careless work 1 stroke with cane
28/08/1908 Maggie Newhouse 12 VII Careless work 1 stroke with cane
21/09/1908 Leonard Banister 8 III Laziness after being brought out 2 strokes with cane
21/09/1908 Leonard Banister 8 III Repeated above offence 2 strokes with cane
01/10/1908 Leslie Warren 9 II Repeated slovenly careless work 3 strokes with cane
08/10/1908 Tom Love 9 III Repeated slovenly work 3 strokes with cane
02/11/1908 Tom Love 9 III Repeated slovenly work 4 strokes with cane
11/11/1908 Tom Love 9 III Repeated slovenly work.  This boy is naturally sharp but is the most indifferent child in school 4 strokes with cane
05/05/1909 J Parker 12 VI Careless work 2 strokes with cane
05/05/1909 J Graham 10 V Careless work 2 strokes with cane
25/05/1909 A West 12 VII Not doing task set & telling lies saying it had been done 2 strokes with cane
28/05/1909 A West 12 VII Going home without permission after being told to stay behind 3 strokes with cane
07/06/1909 J Graham 10 V Coming to sch during holiday & taking out cricket apparaus in direct opposition to my orders.  Some wickets were broken 5 strokes with cane
07/06/1909 G Taylor 12 V Coming to sch during holiday & taking out cricket apparaus in direct opposition to my orders.  Some wickets were broken 5 strokes with cane
07/06/1909 Charles Wright 9 II Wilful damage to a boy’s garden.  Plants pulled.  Beds deliberatley dug up.  He had no right to be there. Several strokes on seat with cane.
23/08/1909 Tris. Ovington 10 III Stealing crops from school garden.  Parents consent to punishment as alternative to any other proceedings. 4 strokes with cane
23/08/1909 Jack Ovington 10 III Stealing crops from school garden.  Parents consent to punishment as alternative to any other proceedings. 4 strokes with cane
23/08/1909 James Parker 12 VI Connected to above offence 4 strokes with cane
07/09/1909 John Graham 10 V Telling lies 3 strokes with cane
25/09/1909 Wm. Proctor 10 IV Bad work 2 strokes with cane
25/09/1909 L Banister 9 IV Bad careless work 4 strokes with cane
09/11/1909 M Graham 11 IV Persistent inattention 4 strokes with cane
09/11/1909 L Banister 9 IV Laziness & inattention 4 strokes with cane
14/12/1909 Wm. King 11 III Using bad language 4 strokes with cane
18/01/1910 A Jackson 9 III Inattention 2 strokes with cane
09/02/1910 W Proctor 11 IV Inattention 2 strokes with cane

Langcliffe School Logbook Extracts 1902-1907

Held at North Yorkshire Record Office at Northallerton
Catalogue Reference S/LAC 5/2

7th April 1902 Maud Procter passed the King’s Scholarship Examination in the Third Division.
26th May Gertrude Hayes back at school.
2nd June Rose Syers commenced this morning as Candidate.
16th December Several families are leaving Langcliffe on account of the lock-out at the limeworks.
23rd March 1903 On Saturday three of the teachers, viz Miss Yeadon, Miss Jackson and Miss Procter commenced attending a course of lectures in Leeds on the teaching of Geography.
14th September Maud Howson commenced duties here today as Candidate. Born 31st July 1888.
23rd October Tom Greenhalgh was sent home this morning as he was found to be suffering with Chicken Pox.
15th March 1904 Expelled Martha Sparling today on account of gross disobedience and wilful breaking of school rules. She had been told to do so by her parents and her influence was felt throughout the school.
29th March One girl, A Longmire, has not been to school for nearly three weeks not even been visited although I have reported her several times.
11th April Received notice from the WRCC that fees are now abolished.
14th April The Pupil Teachers, O Higginson and G Hayes have only partially done the lessons set for them for the holidays. G Hays giving as the reason that she has been ill and O Higginson that friends called for her and she went out with them.
24th October Gave George Calvert, a boy in Std IV, one stroke of the cane for having dirty hands and bad work. At playtime he went home without permission.
24th February 1905 Miss O Higginson received notice this morning that she had passed the King’s Scholarship Examination in the third division of the third class and Miss G Hayes that she had failed to pass the examination.
13th 1906 August Received notice that Tom Warren has been awarded an Intending Pupil Teacher’s Scholarship by the WRCC. John Robinson has been awarded a County Minor Scholarship.
27th August Harriet Parker (born 5th August 1890) and Eliabeth Frankland (born 21st July 1890) commenced duties here today as Pupil Teachers.
17th October A boy in Std I (Walter Venn) was bitten by a dog on the head and face as he was coming to school. I sent him to Mr Parker, the owner of the dog, with a request that he should see a doctor immediately.
30th April 1907 Miss Howson ceased her apprenticeship on 31st March and has been acting as Supernumerary Teacher. She ceased her duties here today and takes up a post as Article 50 at Horton in Ribblesdale tomorrow.
3rd June A boy in Std III, Frank Newhouse fell into the river on Saturday as was drowned. He was 9 years old. The funeral takes place tomorrow.
14th June Tom Warren, an “Intending PT” who has obtained a scholarship from this school has just obtained a highly report from the Grammar School showing that during the past half term he has been at the top of the form every week.
19th August Florence May Graham commenced duty this morning as Pupil Teacher having been accepted by the WRCC (born 31st May 1892).
23rd August Arthur Syers, a boy in Std V was sent home on Tuesday. He was afterwards found to be suffering from Scarlet Fever.