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The Nuttall Encyclopedia
The founder of Sunday Schools, born in Gloucester; by profession a printer; lived to see his pet institution established far and wide over England; left a fortune for benevolent objects (1735-1811).
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Raikes, Robert'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/r/raikes-robert.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.