150th Anniversary First School in Newcastle Print Page
A plaque commemorates the 150th anniversary of the first school in Newcastle which was opened in 1816 by Commandant Thompson. Henry Wrensford was appointed to teach children of convicts at the site of the school which was located on the corner of Bolton and Church Streets.
|Address:||Tyrell & Brown Streets, Newcastle East Public School, The Hill, 2300|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -32.929995|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Approx. Event Start Date:||1816|
|Approx. Event End Date:||1966|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Wednesday 11th May, 1966|