Antique souvenir mug of Manchester, printed with views of David Stott, St Pauls School and Robert Raikes from pottery type etc looks to be done to commemorate his death in 1848, Mr. David Stott, of Butler Street, who was the founder of St. Paul's Sunday School, Bennett Street, at one time the largest of its kind in the county, numbering 2,600 scholars, and was connected with it as an active and zealous labourer from its commencement in 1801 to the time of his death. He first originated the Sunday School Sick and Burial Society, which he established in the above school, and which had dispensed pecuniary relief to its members, during the 35 years preceding his death, amounting to more than £7,000. (Bennett Street Memorials) Raikes. Sunday schools were first set up in the 1780s to provide education to working children on their one day off from the factory. It was proposed by Robert Raikes, editor of the Gloucester Journal in an article in his Journal and supported by many clergymen. It aimed to teach the youngsters reading, writing and ciphering and knowledge of the Bible.