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Robert Raikes, the elder, and the Gloucester Journal.

R. Austin

Robert Raikes, the elder, and the Gloucester Journal.

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Published in London .
Written in English

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  • Raikes, Robert, -- 1735-1811.,
  • Gloucester Journal.

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    Open LibraryOL20381801M

    He was born Septem in Gloucester, England, to Robert and Mary Raikes. He served as an apprentice to his father, who was a printer and the founder of the Gloucester Journal. When his father died in , Raikes became editor of the paper, enlarging its size and making significant improvements to the layout.


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Robert Raikes, the elder, and the Gloucester Journal. by R. Austin Download PDF EPUB FB2

Inthe story of Sunday School began when Robert Raikes walked down the steps from his second story printing office to the street below. There, he encountered a wash woman that complained that the swearing of the children on the Sabbath 5/5(1).

Robert Raikes, (born Sept. 14,Gloucester, Gloucestershire, Eng.—died April 5,Gloucester), British journalist, philanthropist, and pioneer of the Sunday-school philanthropic work began with a concern with prison reform. The son of a printer and newspaper publisher (the Gloucester Journal), Raikes succeeded to his father’s business.

He is stated to have sent various literary compositions to the Gloucester Journal before he was admitted a servitor of Pembroke College in Robert Raikes, the elder, died on Septem- ber 7,leaving his printing business in a prosperous condition.

Robert Raikes the elder founded The Gloucester Journal (which later merged with The Citizen) in with William Dicey, with whom he had founded a newspaper in Northampton two years before.

It was a love affair, I think, which brought Robert Raikes the elder into Gloucester, for only two months before the Journal was start- ed, inhe married Sarah Kiblett, of Fair- ford. She dying soon, he married Ann Mond, and after her death he married Mary, the daughter of the Rev.

Richard Drew, of I^ails- worth. Robert waited three years to see if his Sunday schools were a success. Then he printed a story about the new Sunday schools. Soon, about 4, new Sunday schools were started in towns all over England. Robert even used his printing press to publish reading books, spelling books, Bible study books, and copies of the Scriptures for the Sunday Author: Church History For Kids.

To look at, Robert Raikes can hardly have been the type of a Christian philanthropist, or the inspirer of "movement." He was a prosperous citizen, by trade a printer, and proprietor and editor of the Gloucester Journal, whose means enabled, and whose inclination prompted, him to keep up the style and appearance of a gentleman of some fashion.

Robert Raikes's House, Gloucester, Gloucestershire. likes. Pub/5(). Philanthropist and Anglican layman Robert Raikes was born in Gloucester inand is best known for establishing the Sunday School Movement.

He became proprietor of the Gloucester Journal inhaving inherited the business from his father. Robert E.

Raikes, of Fairmont. Va., became wedged between ralls while acting as a member of a volunteer switch and was struck and killed by a switching engine.

Gloucester Journal before he was admitted a servitor of Pembroke College in Robert Raikes, the elder, died on September 7,leaving his printing business in a. Robert Raikes the Elder (–), "the printer of Gloucester", founder of the Gloucester Journal, early pioneer of press freedom, buried in church of St Mary de Crypt; Robert Raikes (–), English philanthropist and Anglican layman, noted for Area rank: th (of ).

By the time Robert Raikes died, over four hundred thousand children were enrolled in Sunday Schools. The story you are about to read was first told to a Sunday School class by J. Henry Harris in The author edited this story so that the testimony of Robert Raikes may inspire us to believe in the power of God's Word to transform lives and 5/5(1).

Robert Raikes House, Gloucester: See unbiased reviews of Robert Raikes House, rated of 5 on Tripadvisor and ranked #75 of restaurants in Gloucester/5(). Own Father— Robert Raikes the Elder Prison Extracts from Gloucester Journal— Raikes Fore Howard, but Worked with Him— Mastiffs Kept to Hunt Down Escaped Prisoners Special Letters from Con victs to Botany Bay Pages from a Closed History of England Raikes a Student in Moral Pathology and a Practical Worker.

from His Reforms: stalled. Robert Raikes of Gloucester. Redhill: National Christian Education Council. MLA Citation. Booth, Frank. and National Christian Education Council (Redhill, Surrey). Robert Raikes of Gloucester / [by] Frank Booth National Christian Education Council. Robert Raikes House: Such a shame - See traveler reviews, candid photos, and great deals for Gloucester, UK, at Tripadvisor.2/5().

In cellar the walls partly of rubble, otherwise brick, and with brick barrel vaults. HISTORY: The Gloucester Journal was first published from 36/38 Southgate Street by Robert Raikes Senior on 9th April, Raikes moved his printing office here intransferring it from Blackfriars.

RAIKES, ROBERT (–), promoter of Sunday schools, born at Gloucester on 14 Sept.was son of Robert Raikes, printer. His mother was daughter of the Rev. Drew. The elder Raikes had in founded the ‘Gloucester Journal,’ one of the oldest country newspapers, and died on 7 Sept.

Robert Raikes House, Gloucester Picture: Robert Raikes House - Check out Tripadvisor members' 5, candid photos and videos. Robert Raikes: The Man And His Work () [J. Henry Harris] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks.

Born to Robert and Mary Raikes inRobert Raikes was baptised at St. Mary de Crypt (still there in Southgate St.) and educated at the Crypt School (the authors old School) and later on at Kings School which can still be found by the Cathedral.

He was then apprenticed to his father, a printer who founded the ” Gloucester Journal “. Robert Raikes was part of an illustrious family. His father, Robert Raikes the elder (), was a pioneer for the freedom of the press and founded the Gloucester Journal, while his brother, Thomas Raikes, was the editor of the very first £1 and.

Robert Raikes's House. 38, Southgate Street Gloucester GL1 2DR. Sat Nav Reference. OS Reference. SO Transport. Close to Railway Station; Nearby Station (Gloucester. Page 72 72 BIOGRAPHY OF attention was called to the fact that Robert Raikes, Esq., a gentleman who was the Editor and Publisher of a paper called the " Gloucester Journal," had published an article with regard to Sabbath Schools in his paper of Nov.

3,and that Colonel Townley, of Lancashire, had written to the Mayor of Gloucester for. Robert, earl of Gloucester, (born c. —died Oct. 31, ), chief supporter of the royal claimant Matilda during her war with King Stephen of England (reigned –54).

The illegitimate son of King Henry I of England (reigned –35), he was made Earl of Gloucester in After the death of Henry I and usurpation of power by Stephen (December ), Gloucester.

A truly great man of Gloucester, Raikes helped usher in social reforms which were adopted nationwide. Robert Raikes statue in Gloucester Park - courtesy Gloucester Civic Trust Robert Raikes ( ) was the editor and proprietor of the Gloucestershire Journal and was able to use his position to publicise the plight of working class children.

Page lxxxiv - MSS. is the firft entire book that was ever printed in England, in " capital letters ; fo this Chronicle of Robert of Glocefter is the firft * entire book, that was ever printed in this kingdom, (it may be in the " whole wor'd) in the manner I have done it, that is, in the black let" ter, with a mixture of fome Saxon characters.

Blackthorn _ left this review about Robert Raikes's House An impressive looking old timbered building towards the end of Gloucester’s pedestrianised High Street, it certainly looks appealing and doesn’t disappoint once you get inside either – or at least, not perhaps until you get to the bar and find that this is a Sam Smith’s pub, with a very limited range of drinks available.

Robert Raikes the Elder (–), "the printer of Gloucester", founder of the Gloucester Journal, early pioneer of press freedom, buried in church of St Mary de Crypt ; S.

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Sunday School and regular Church services will resume at some point soon, I hope and pray. I do miss spending time with my brothers and sisters on Sundays and Wednesdays.

Robert Of Gloucester is the author of The Metrical Chronicle of Robert of Gloucester - 2 Volume Set ( avg rating, 0 ratings, 0 reviews), Robert of Glo. Robert Raikes House: Extensive Menu - See traveler reviews, candid photos, and great deals for Gloucester, UK, at Tripadvisor.4/5().

Definition of sunday school in the dictionary. Meaning of sunday school. What does sunday school mean. Information and translations of sunday school in the most comprehensive dictionary definitions resource on the web. Robert of Gloucester's Chronicle. Transcrib'd, and Now First Publish'd, from a Ms.

in the Harleyan Library Also, Besides a Glossary, a Continuation (by the Author Himself) of This Chronicle from a Ms. in Two Volumes.

Volume 1 of 2. Of Gloucester Robert. Robert Raikes was born in in Islington, London, England. He is an actor, known for Account Rendered (), The Vise () and Kraft Mystery Theater (). Spouse (1). Robert Raikes Avenue (Gloucester, United Kingdom) on map: Anything interesting in ROBERT RAIKES AVENUE.

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Robert Raikes - The Man Who Founded the Sunday School published by J Henry Harris and published by Classics. Inthe story of Sunday School began when Robert Raikes walked down the steps from his second storey printing office to the street below.

Robert Raikes' House,36/38 Southgate Street,Gloucester,GL1 2DR The telephone number is and it currently has the following Inapub rating. These details were added/updated on the 19 Sep 18 at PM. The Sunday School Department programme was fully launched into coordinate the affairs of Sunday School in the Church, and to hold annual national rallies to bless the entire Church and the teachers, in particular.

Pastor E.H.L. Olusheye was appointed the National Sunday School Superintendent and assisted by Pastor S.O. Akinsulure. They. He co-founded Northampton Mercury newspaper with his partner Robert Raikes the Elder. This was the first press in Northampton.

Press was near All Saints' Church, Northampton. He co-founded Gloucester Journal with Robert Raikes. This was the first press in Gloucester.

The Gloucester Journal was a newspaper in Gloucester founded by Robert Raikes the Elder and William Dicey in The first issue of the Gloucester Journal appeared on April 9, Before that date there were thirty-six provincial newspapers published, and of those only six have survived to the present day.

Jan 1. : 51K.The Gloucester Journal was a newspaper in Gloucester founded by Robert Raikes the Elder and William Dicey in The first issue of the Gloucester Journal appeared on April 9, Before that date there were thirty-six provincial newspapers published, and of those only six have survived to the present day.

Jan : 48K. ; J. Feather, The Privincial Book Trade in 18th-Century England (Cambridge, ), p. There are a number of localized studies of individual newspapers or the press of single twons, but their narrowness of focus is problematic in terms of a broader understanding of the role of the provincial press in late 18th-century English by: 4.