The Nursery was for the children of the house. Their rooms were tucked away in the attic and were simpler in terms of than the rooms below, with no carpets or ornate plaster work. In the Beatty family, at least three of the boys, Edward, Frederick, and Thomas went to Trinity College, where they most probably were boarders. Their sister Olivia married at the age of 15.
Those educated in the home may have been taught by a governess such subjects as English, History, Geography, Music, Needlework, and continental language, often French.
ALSO ON THE ATTIC FLOOR: