The story of a Victorian sampler

SWACS archivist Pam Cranston on the history of a charming embroidery sampler in our collection.

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Bagster’s Comprehensive Bible

This 19th century Bagster’s Comprehensive Bible is one of SWACS’ more enigmatic historical holdings. As the origins are unclear we would be interested to hear from anyone has any idea regarding its provenance. It may be a relict of West Wemyss Primary School which replaced Wemyss Colliery School (built c.1859).

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