A Lasting Legacy

A Lasting Legacy
Congratulations to local historian and longstanding member of OBHAG Jessie Hanson on the publication of her latest book Eleanor Harris and her Charity Schools in Baschurch Parish: A Lasting Legacy. Baschurch School in North Shropshire was founded by local lady, Eleanor Harris, at the beginning of the eighteenth century to teach the poor children of the parish. Born at Boreatton Hall, Eleanor grew up in Baschurch during the turbulent times of the English Civil War and spent many of her for...
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