|Short description:||Warrington Academy|
|Medium description:||Warrington Academy, a college funded by subscriptions from leading manufacturers in Manchester Liverpool and Birmingham. |
The most influential of the academies set up to provide education for those excluded by the Act of Uniformity (Simon, 1960), the opening of the college was proposed by a local dissenting minister, John Seddon.
Had 393 students over its years of which 23 read medicine, 24 law, 52 divinity, 98 commerce and 197 unspecified.