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Schools and school records

  1. Question The Bootmaker's boy:

    While I have been looking into my family's history a common thread has been that some of the sons became successful in ways their parents may not have foreseen. I suppose that's still true today but in the Georgian/Victorian era was it probably due to the increase in general education for ordinary...

    Started by thesearcher‎, 10-02-2010 9:46 AM
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  2. School ages

    Does anyone know whether there was a standard age for attending / changing schools in the early 20th century? I have three relations (born 1898, 1901 and 1904) where I know which infant school they attended; I also know what school they progressed to, but I'm not sure at roughly what age these...

    Started by dcmbarton‎, 02-02-2010 11:54 PM
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  3. Question old school record from willenhall

    hi there can anyone tell me if you can access any old school records from willenhall schools if so where |help|

    Started by BILL100‎, 23-01-2010 11:46 AM
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  4. The Elme - Acton, London, W.3

    Does anyone know this school? I was there from 1954 to December 1959. If any 'old boys' or girls were there during that period, please get in touch with me viua a pm Colin

    Started by Colin Rowledge‎, 24-11-2009 10:49 PM
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  5. south metropoliton school in sutton

    hi to you all. can anyone help me. iam trying to find a florence wilson who might have been there, how do i find it . thanks for anyhelp with htis . sorry year of birth 1892 thats alll i have . thanks claire :)

    Started by ClaireJ‎, 24-11-2009 8:23 PM
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    24-11-2009, 11:33 PM Go to last post
  6. college records

    school ? records walton technical colledge liverpool 1961--1964 & photos football teams

    Started by tbmcevoy@hotmai‎, 09-11-2009 2:32 AM
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  7. George Liddell - Teacher in Glasgow

    I'm trying to trace information on a relative of mine. His name was George Liddell and he was born in Glasgow in about 1843. He became a teacher in the city. How can I find out which schools he taught at? I know he was still a teacher in 1901, living at Elmbank Street in Glasgow. Can anyone...

    Started by liddell‎, 07-11-2009 6:08 PM
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    07-11-2009, 10:23 PM Go to last post
  8. SCHOOL IN PENZANCE AREA

    Morning List, I am doing a indebth search on William George Richard CLAY and sometimes known as William MILLETT. He is my husbands grandfather. His parents lived in India and when his father died in 1883, his mother Annie CLAY married William James MILLETT. WGR CLAY was 3 at the time (born...

    Started by Glynis Millett‎, 30-10-2009 2:06 PM
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  9. Cheethams hospital school Manchester.

    I've found 2 relatives in the 1911 census living in the Cheethams hospital boys orphanage Blue Coat school. (Herbert Craig aged 11 and William Adolphus Craig aged 13 yrs.) Their widowed mother is living with the rest of the family in Cheetham. I'm hoping there might be some school records of that...

    Started by colwyn‎, 20-09-2009 12:46 PM
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  10. scholars c.1850

    On an ancestor's census record of 1851, it states that he is a scholar. He lived in Bethnal Green at the time and I wondered if records were available to trace him. Also, his father was a printer and would he have had to pay for his son educations before school became free c1880?

    Started by rocket118‎, 14-09-2009 10:23 PM
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    15-09-2009, 12:14 AM Go to last post
  11. NORTH SURREY DISTRICT SCHOOL 1881

    The 1881 census shows ELIZA GREENFIELD aged 13 as a sholar at the North Surrey District School at Anerley, Surrey. Does anyone know about this school particularly was it for poor children?

    Started by erinnacap‎, 17-08-2008 7:48 PM
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    01-09-2009, 1:51 PM Go to last post
  12. Post London school

    In approximately 1920 my father and one of his brothers was sent to London to be educated, I think this was because his aunt Edith Foster was a school teacher or head mistress in a catholic school. There were nuns at the school and I know this because my father who was left handed was made to...

    Started by SLFoster‎, 26-08-2009 8:49 PM
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  13. Wink ALEXANDRA ORPHANAGE MAITLAND PARK LONDON

    I WOULD LIKE TO KNOW OF ANYBODY WHO ATTENDED THIS SCHOOL DURING THE YEARS 1929---1939

    Started by sabey‎, 24-08-2009 6:18 PM
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  14. old boys from edinburgh university

    My 3 x Gt. Grandfather, I have discovered, was a jolly clever chap. He was born 1787 in Perth,Scotland and worked for the Admiralty in Somerset House in London. I believe he may have lived in Edinburgh and possibly went to Edinburgh University. How do I find out if he DID go there? Or if he didn't,...

    Started by perisama‎, 12-08-2009 10:26 PM
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  15. St. Peter's School, Rochester Kent 1910s

    I'm in Canada, a long-time family historian, but still feeling my way around computers. How would I begin to find school registers for St. Peter's School, in Rochester Kent, in the 1910s? I'm looking for an Ivy RODWAY, who attended from 1911 or 1912. Ivy's birthdate may be 5 August 1906,...

    Started by Jane Elderfield‎, 15-06-2009 1:46 AM
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  16. School admission records c1910

    Does anyone know if I can view school admission records for Markhouse Road School, Walthamstow, London from 1910.

    Started by rocket118‎, 15-06-2009 9:34 PM
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  17. kent in schools

    is there any mention of the kent name at any school in bampton, oxfordshire

    Started by adyfenemore‎, 16-06-2009 2:40 PM
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  18. Question BLUECOAT SCHOOL BIRMINGHAM

    Hi, I am tryingto trace information on this school, it seems some of the HAYNES family from Aston went to it around the 1900s any help would be much appreciated

    Started by paulyoung20‎, 07-06-2009 5:04 PM
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  19. South Metropolitan School--Admission/Discharge Registers 1870s-1880s

    Does anyone have access to the registers of Admission and/or Discharge for the SOUTH METROPOLITAN SCHOOL in Sutton? I'm looking for details of when and why two girls-- Sarah Anne RODWAY b. 1868 and Alice Jane RODWAY b. 1875-- were put into care at this school. Their father John RODWAY died...

    Started by Jane Elderfield‎, 07-06-2009 10:15 AM
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  20. Post Macclesfield Industrial School

    Have just found that a child of 'mine' was at this establishment, through your excellent threads I have found out about industrial schools, but wondered if anyone out there has traced an ancester in one and what, if any, information they were the able to glean from it. I believe records from this...

    Started by pennydog‎, 05-06-2009 11:39 PM
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