|Wellingborough News, 26th September 1902, transcribed by Kay Collins
Bozeat - School BoardThe monthly meeting of the Board was held in the Board-room on Monday Present: Mr. J. T. Robinson (chairman), Messrs J. Monk, J. Barnes, C. Drage, and Matthews (clerk).Messrs. Monk and Barnes reported having visited the school, and recommended the purchase of new desks as applied for. It was resolved to purchase two for each department. The Board decided to view the water tank and meet a practical man on Saturday next.The following tenders for the supply of coke were received: Ellis and Everard, 21s. per ton; A. Smart, 18s.; and T. Smith, 16s. 6d. The last-named tender was accepted.The Clerk brought before the Board the estimates for the ensuing year. About, £900 is required for the working of the school: of this sum £496 goes for salaries (Mixed School £332, Infant School £164) and £140 for interest and repayment of loans. £50 is also required for books, etc. Of this sum it is proposed to raise £120 from the local rates in four equal instalments.A letter was read from Mr. Bradshaw applying for the use of the schools for lantern evangelistic services on three Sunday evenings in October, November, and December. The request was granted at a nominal charge.