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Quarter Primary School

Quarter in Lanarkshire


            This school was opened to the pupils on April 9th 1877 and before that they used a tin shed positioned where the Bully Inn is now. The first recorded attendance at the tin school was in 1866, with the Headmaster being Mr. Alexander Lamont who left in August 1876 when Mr. Hugh Jack took over until 1889. Mr. William Marshall was head until 1920.

A Few Important Dates in The School History;


1866           Start of Log Book. Still in Tin Shed.

1877           Moved to new school across the road.

1929           Central Heating installed.

1934           Electric Lighting installed.

1935           Start of Pupils moving to Eddlewood

1943           Meals and Milk being served in school

1951           Telephone installed

1953           Flush Toilets installed.





        At the start of 2012 the school, having been empty since last June, was taken down piece by piece and a new school will be built on the same land. 




  Short History of School