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BUCKTON, Catherine M.   

Catherine Buckton was instrumental in persuading the Education Department to allow the teaching of domestic economy to girls in elementary schools. She was elected to the Leeds School Board in 1873 with that aim in mind, and the Code providing for the teaching of domestic economy was introduced in 1876. See also: Domestic service.

  • Our dwellings healthy and unhealthy
  • Subjects: domestic science, study,

    • 1. Our dwellings healthy and unhealthy / addressed to girls attending the Leeds Board Schools / by Catherine M. Buckton / late member of the Leeds School Board / author of "Health in the house' etc. With numerous illustrations
      19.0 x 12.5 cm   Pp [i-v] vi-xvi [xvii-xviii] xix-xx [1] 2-153 [154]   5 full-page illus, illus  
      GB:   *ENLS   LBL  

      The contents include decoration and furnishing, heating, ventilation and drainage, with an appendix on preventive measures to be taken in case of a cholera epidemic.

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