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In the olden times there were schools but they were called Hedge Schools. The parents were not allowed to educate their children. (They were no teachers, ) but there were some clever boys and they went round from village to village teaching the children. The children had to walk nine or ten miles to go to school.
They had to sit on sods of turf and flags. The master would call(continues on next page)Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.