1741, Dec 241826, Jan 30
an English clergyman, archdeacon of Northumberland. Bouyer was an energetic reformer. During his time in Lincolnshire he was engaged in a variety of efforts at employing the poor, promoting wool production and the worsted industry, and founding the Lincolnshire Stuff Balls at Alford in 1785. He established a scheme whereby parishes opened spinning schools, in which children were rewarded for learning to knit and to spin; he publicised these in a pamphlet. He continued educational reform on Durham, publishing several other pamphlets outlining his ideas.
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