Schools : Folder 1 : Marple

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Schools : Folder 1 : Marple


Schools in Marple


Folder 1 containing items relating to Schools in Marple.


DP checked/update: JC/2022



Collection Items

Education in High Lane : J Wilshaw
Photocopy of 36 typed pages entitled " Education in High Lane - How it all began" by Judith Wilshaw giving history of the Education in High Lane from the reign of Queen Victoria to the 1970's

Appointment of Mrs Bowden as Schoolmistress : 1887
Original handwritten letters dated 9th November 1887 confirming that Mrs R Bowden is to be appointed School Mistress of the Marple National School at a salary of £26 per annum starting on January 9th 1888.

Admission Register for Marple Schools including Evacuees : 1939/40
Six A3 photocopied pages from Admissions Register for Marple Schools 1938/40 including The Willows and Albert school.
Information given, date of admission, name, evidence of date of birth, date of birth, address and name of parent or guardian. last…

Material on Turf Lea Dame School
Material on The Dame School at Turf Lea :
1. Typed Document : "Mrs R Howard's recollection of Mr & Mrs Taylor of Turf Lea". Author / Date unknown
2. Hand written with typed transcript of recollections following article in the Reporter headed "The…

William Wood's Exercise Book : 1865
Original copy of school arithmetic excercise book belonging to William Wood at the Unitarian Day School 1865.
Copperplate handwriting with examples of simple addition, subtraction, mixed questions, Psalms and proverbs.

Marple Rose Hill County Primary School Opening : 1952 & Golden Jubilee 2002.
Photocopy of 5 page programme for the Opening of the Marple Rose Hill County Primary School by Alderman G F Gordon JP at seven pm on Thursday 3rd April 1952.
Detail of particulars of amenities and costs from John G Kellett, Director of Education,…

Notes & Drawing of Marple Grammar School
Several photocopies with information on Marple Grammar School;
1. Four photocopies of document referring to the Grammar School from 1716 - 1779 held at Cheshire County Records.
2. Typed transcript of one of the document giving information on…

Marple National School Minute Book 1831/82
Handwritten notes taken from Marple National School Minute Book dating from 1831 giving Committee Members, appointments, indentures for parcel of land to build day and Sunday School 1838.
Information from Charity Commission 1882.

All Saints National School : 1904 : Final Accounts
Photocopy of Letters from A M Cresswell, Hon. Secretary of All Saints National School containing Final Accounts dated 9th March 1904 with notification of Meeting of the School Building Committee, brief history of school along with progress report…

Booklet : All Saints C.E. Primary School : 1837 - 1987
A4 booklet produced for the 150 year celebration with history of the foundation of the school, reminiscences of old students and its place in the social life of Marple.
Edited by Graeme Brock.

Opening Event All Saints New School :  1902
Photocopy of programme for Opening of All Saints School Social Evening with recitation and concert.
Photocopy on same page Order of Proceedings for Saturday 3rd May 1902 laying of the Foundation Stone by Edwards Chapman M.P.

Cheshire County Forms : 1903 :   Record of Marple Schools
Three Cheshire County Council forms required under the Education Act of 1902 completed in 1903 with information on Marple National School, High Lane National School and Low Marple St Martin Church of England School.
Giving information on pupils,…

Booklet : Marple Hall Grammar School : Review of its Oeconomy
A3 Forty Four page Booklet entitled "Marple Hall Grammar School" A Review of its Oeconomy, printed in 1964, with information on teaching staff, departments, general aims and nature of the school and information on typical courses within the…

Evening Classes : Marple High & Willows Schools : 1909,1939 & 1952
Three pamphlets produced by Cheshire County Council on evening classes in Marple
1. Photocopy of Syllabus for 1909-1910 : Technical Instruction at Marple & High Lane with information on courses.
2. Original leaflet for Marple Evening Class for…

Material on "Comprehensive Education in Marple" : 1970's
Photocopied material on Comprehensive Education in Marple :
1. Two Newspaper notices from 1971 & 1972 giving formal Notice from Cheshire Local Education Authority proposed changes.
2. Correspondence between Education Department at Cheshire County…

Official Handbook : Grand Sale of Work : Albert British Day School : 1902
Original copy of 44 page Officail Handbook for "Grand Sale of Work" held at the Albert British Day School, Marple on Friday & Saturday 14th, 15th March 1902.
Handbook and guide gives details of the the history of the school, programme of events,…

Bank Meadow School : Arrangements for Evacuees : 1939
Original faded information and typed transcription of information giving to people in Marple who took evacuees from Manchester with regard to their schooling shifts at Bank Meadow School.

Memories of Albert School during WW1 & 1950's 60's
Email correspondence from 2019 with memories of Albert Schools during and after WWI the 1950's and 1960's of evacuees ad events.
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