Education : report from the Select Committee on Education : together with the proceedings of the Committee and minutes of evidence

Corporate Author: Victoria. Legislative Council. Select Committee on Education
Other Authors: àBeckett, William, Sir, 1806-1869, Campbell, William, 1810-1896, Fawkner, John Pascoe, 1792-1869, Johnston, James Stewart, 1811-1896, Kane, Benjamin Francis, 1834-1872, Miller, Henry John, 1809-1888, Murphy, Francis, Sir, 1809-1891, O'Shanassy, John, Sir, 1818-1883, Palmer, James Frederick, Sir, 1803-1871, Pohlman, Robert Williams, 1811-1877, Stawell, William Foster, Sir, 1815-1889
Published: Melbourne : Printed by John Ferres at the Government Printing Office, 1853
Parliamentary Paper Number: Parliamentary paper (Victoria. Parliament) ; 1852-53
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Committee: Dr. [Francis] Murphy (chairman), [William] Campbell, [John Pascoe] Fawkner, [James] Johnston, [Henry John] Miller, [John] O'Shanassy, the Speaker [James Frederick Palmer], [Robert] Pohlman and the Attorney General [William Foster Stawell]
Witnesses: James Bonwick, Alfred Brunton (principal Collingwood Church of England School), Rev. William Butters mentioned 118, Colin Campbell (inspector Denominational Schools), Norman Campbell (MLC South Australia), H[ugh] C. E. Childers (sec. Denominational School Board), Rev. James Clow, [Thomas Hart Francis Penrose Davies] the Archdeacon of Melbourne, Very Rev. Dr. [Patrick] Geoghegan, Nehemiah Guthridge, William C[lark] Haines, John T. Hinkins (master National School at Pascoevale), Mr. [Robert] Lawson (schoolkeeper),[Hussey Burgh Macartney] the Very Rev. the Dean of Melbourne, William Meagher (master St. Francis' School), David Ogilvy (member Denominational School Board), [Charles Perry] the Right Rev. the Lord Bishop of Melbourne, Thomas Herbert Power (member Board of National Education), Rev. Moses Rintel, James Robertson [school principal], G. W. Rusden, Robert Smith (member Denominational School Board) and the Rev. G[erald] A. Ward
Appendix A: 1. Schools in smaller townships for 1851. 2. Schools in rural districts 1851. 3. No. of children receiving education in denominational schools in the various police districts
Appendix B: 1. Laid before the Board by the Rev. William Butters. Principles adopted by the Wesleyan Conference of Great Britain on the subject of general education. 2. Extract from the Wesleyan Methodist Magazine 1847 p. 499-506 comprising April 7th 1847 letter from J. P. Kay Shuttleworth (Committee of Council on Education, Whitehall) to the Revs. George Osborn, John C. Pengelly, Charles Prest and Thomas Vasey (secs. Wesleyan Conference Committees of Privileges and Education) together with a memorandum signed London April 14th 1847, and concluding resolutions of April 16th 1847 (signed on behalf of the United Committees) by William Atherton (pres. of the Conference), George Osborn, John C, Pengelly,William Prest and Thomas Vasey. 3. Table
Appendix C: Returns signed by Benjamin Kane (sec. to the Board of National Education) 1. No. of schools in Victoria with actual attendance for quarters ending 30th April and 30th Sept. 1852. 2. Places where schools have been applied for, to be established in connexion with the Board of National Education. 3. Abstracts of receipts & disburments of the Board Jan. - Sept. 1852
Includes (p. 112-114): Minute from His Honour the Chief Justice William à Beckett in reply to the circular queries forwarded to him by the Committee
Other mentions: [Rev.] Mr. [Henry] Alexander (Presbyterian minister Newry, Ireland) 13, [Daniel] Bagot 13, [Michael] Blake the Roman CatholicBishop 13, Lord Brougham 9, Buninyong 15, England 9,15, [Gt. Britain] Committee of Privy Council on Education iv,83,90, Ireland 5,15, [Rev.] Mr. Morgan (Presbyterian minister Newry, Ireland) 13, Archbishop [John] Polding 14, Wesleyan Methodist Magazine 118, Western Australia 15, Western Aust. General Board of Education 15,
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