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The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Ragged Schools

    a name given to the charity schools which provide education and, in most cases, food, clothing, and lodging for destitute children; they receive no Government support. The movement had its beginning in the magnanimous efforts of John Pounds (d. 1839), a shoemaker of Portsmouth; but the zeal and eloquence of Dr. Guthrie (q. v.) of Edinburgh greatly furthered the development and spread of these schools throughout the kingdom.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ragged schools in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ragged schools in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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