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PublishedTitle, author and references
1888Brooker's Guide and Directory for Uckfield and District ⇒ p. 13

Historical records

31st Oct 1718HistoryGrammar SchoolBrooker's Guide
by his will …… Dr Anthony Saunders provided for the gratuitous education of twelve boys, six of Buxted and six of Uckfield; and bequeathed his library to it, for the use of the schoolmaster and scholars for the time being.

1828Underwood, C.; occupation School masterCharles UnderwoodGents Boarding SchoolPigot's Directory

1833Underwood, Chs.; occupation School masterCharles UnderwoodBoarding & Day SchoolPigot's Directory

1839Underwood, Rev. Jno.; occupation School masterReverend John UnderwoodBoarding & Day SchoolPigot's Directory

1851Cross, Richd., occupation: grammar school masterRichard Cross, grammar school masterGrammar SchoolPost Office Directory

1867Directory entryLandsell Mr. Henry, master, Grammar school, Church streetGrammar school, Church streetPost Office Directory

1867Directory entryGrammar SchoolPost Office Directory
Grammar School, Henry Landsell, master

1874Directory entryLansdell Henry, master, Grammar school, Church streetGrammar school, Church streetPost Office Directory
Here is a Grammar school, founded about the year 1690 by Dr. Anthony Saunders, who was rector of Buxted, vicar of Acton in Middlesex, and treasurer of St. Paul's, and one of the chaplains of Archbishop Sheldon. By his will, dated October 31st, 1718, he provided for the gratuitous education of twelve boys, six of Buxted and six of Uckfield : and bequeathed his library to it, for the use of the schoolmaster and scholars for the time being. For the support of the school he gave about 14 acres of land in Uckfield, together with the payment of £10, charged on the Rocks farm, in Buxted...........Henry Lansdell master

c 1875Uckfield, Sussex - c 1875Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1875 by Ordnance SurveyGrammar School

1879HistoryGrammar SchoolBrooker's Guide
The school library, which consisted of about six hundred volumes, principally the works of the old divines, and early editions of the classics, with a few black letter folios, was purchased by Mr. C. L. Prince in 1879.

1882Directory entryGrammar School, Church streetKelly's Directory

1882Directory entryGrammar SchoolKelly's Directory
Here is a Grammar school, founded about the year 1690 hy Dr. Anthony Saunders, rector of Buxted-cum-Uckfield, vicar of Acton, in Middlesex, treasurer of St. Paul's and chaplain to Archbishop Sheldon: by his will, dated October 31st, 1718, he provided for the gratuitous education of twelve boys, six of Buxted and six of Uckfield : and bequeathed his library to his school thus founded, for the use of the schoolmaster and scholars for the time being: : for the support of the school he gave about 14 acres of land in Uckfield, together with a payment of £10, charged on the Rocks farm, in Buxted : this has lately been made the subject of a new scheme by the Endowed Schools Commissioners, and new school buildings have been erected, with excellent provision for boarders: this school is at present closed for an indeterminate period and the free scholars are for the time being educated at the New Grammar school in New Town, with the consent of the Charity Commissioners: the income of this charity in 1808 was £74 yearly.

1888Directory entrySmith, H. I., Esq., Grammar schoolGrammar schoolBrooker's Guide

1888Directory entryGrammar SchoolBrooker's Guide
Grammar School
School, Church Street. Founded by Dr. Saunders in 1718. Head Master, H. Isbister-Smnith, Esq., MLA., (Math. and Phil. Edin. University). Governors, Genl. Clarke, C.B., (Chairman), Rev. E. Sanderson, M.A., Rev. John P. Gell, Rev. Thos. Constable, A. H. Hills, Esq., R. J. Streatfeild, Esq., G. W. Adair, Esq., Mr. S. S. Avis, Mr. Ebenezer Warburton.

c 1899Uckfield, Sussex - c 1899Part of the 6 inch to 1 mile map of Sussex produced in 1899 by Ordnance SurveyGrammar School

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