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The Former Girls’ & Infants’ School

This splendid building was once a school.  It was built in 1837 and was called the United Charity School.  Children in Ormskirk were lucky to have a school to go to but life was hard.  The children had to provide money for coal for the fire and when there was no coal, the school log book says “children so cold they were crying”.

Ormskirk Heritage Trail - The United Charities School

You can continue the Heritage Trail by clicking the button on the right, or alternatively view the page for any of the stops on the trail by following the links below.