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THE CHARITY SCHOOL:
Faculty

Arranged chronologically by first year of teaching

 

CHARITY SCHOOL for GIRLS

  • Mrs. Frances Holwell, Mistress, 1753-1760
  • Mrs. Mary Middleton, Mistress 1761-1762
  • Mrs. Sarah Gardiner, Mistress 1762-1779
  • Mrs. John Heffernan, Mistress 1779-1782
  • Mrs. Martha Davis, Mistress 1782-1791
  • Mrs. Mary Robinson, Mistress 1791-1796
  • Mrs. Mary Burke, Mistress 1796-1800

 

CHARITY SCHOOL for BOYS

  • Patrick Carrol, Assistant, 1752
  • John Ormsby, Assistant, 1752
  • A. Dun, Assistant
  • Andrew Morton, Assistant, 1753-1755
  • Andrew Morton, Master, 1755-1758
  • William Ayres, Assistant, 1755-1759
  • William Ayers, Master, 1759-1767
  • Samuel Campbell, Assistant, 1759-1760
  • Richard Harrison, Assistant, 1760
  • John Carithers, Assistant, 1766
  • John Carithers, Master, 1767-1776
  • William Griffin, Assistant, 1767
  • John Kirke, Assistant, 1774
  • William Oliphant, Master, 1776-1778
  • William Stanley, Master, 1778-1779
  • William Oliphant, Master, 1779-1790
  • John Ramsey, Master, 1790-1798
  • J. Ewing, Master, 1800-1801

 


The 187 pages (including many biographies) of this exhibit were researched, written and created by Mary D. McConaghy, Michael Silberman, and Irina Kalashnikova. This exhibit first appeared on the Web in 2004, as part of the celebration of Benjamin Franklin's 300th birthday.