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- (continued from previous page)each place. The names of the places where he taught school were Cappicun in the (townland) parish of Ballinakill, Lowertown in the parish of Woodford and Ballygowan, in the parish of Abbey.
There were no National Schools at that time but they were built afterwards.Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
- There was one school in the town-land of Cappacon in the parish of Ballinakill.
Martin Burke was the teacher's name. He taught no Irish. he only taught English, mostly by syllables. Boys walked three and four miles to school.
Some of those boys were known as poor scholars. The farmers were very kind to those and as a rule gave them food and shelter.(continues on next page)Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.