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North Mymms Schools & their Children
1700 - 1964

by Peter Kingsford

Time Chart

1710 - North Mymms Charity School, Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge.
1811 -National Society for Promoting the Education of the Poor in the Principles of the Established Church.
1818 - A school for 42 girls & a Sunday school for 30 boys.
1824 - Brookmans National school for 50 girls. Teacher Mary May.
1831 - A school for 14 children of both sexes.
1833 - First Government grant for education of 20000
1835 - Welham Green National school for 50 boys. Teacher William George Goulburn.
1847 - Water End National school for girls & infants. Endowed by Caroline Casamajor. Teacher Magdalene White.
1854 - Water End school, teacher Annie Poole. 40 girls.
1861 - Welham Green school, teacher ,Ioha E Gray. 50 boys.
1862 - Water End school, teacher Caroline Read.
1863 - Revised Code of Regulations for Schools.
1866 - Welham Green school, teacher George Foster. Water End school, teacher Frederica Furness.
1870 - Education Act. Voluntary schools and Board school. Water End school, teacher Amelia Chapman. Water End school, teacher Annie Wiseman.
1880 - Education Act. Compulsory school attendance.
1880-88 - Welham Green school, teachers, Frederick Carter, Edward Knowles, William Lock. 58 boys.
1882 - Water End school, teacher Mrs Letitia Haines, 106 pupils.
1884 - Little Heath parochial school, teacher John Appleyard.
1887 - Welham Green school new building. 49 boys.
1889 - Welham Green school, teacher Benjamin Mallett. 46 boys.
1891 - School fees abolished.
1897 - Little Heath school, Iron Room. 120 pupils
1898 - Little Heath school, teacher Henry Cockerill.
1902 - Education Act. Rate aid for voluntary schools.
1905 - Little Heath school, public elementary school.
1906 - Water End School, teacher Mrs C Cooke. 51 girls, 40 infants.
1918 - Education Act.
1920 - Water End school, teacher Elsie Simon. c 100 pupils.
1922 - Welham Green-school teacher F W Merritt. 48 boys.
1926 - Welham Green school, teacher Alfred John Bradbeer. Hadow Report: Reorganisation of church schools.
1937 - Moffats preparatory school, Brookrnans Park.
1941 - Ithaca House private school, Brookmans Park.
1943 - Water End school, teacher Miss E Smith. 58 pupils. Government White Paper on Educational Reconstruction
1944 - Education Act. "Aided" and "Controlled" schools.
1948 - Water End school, headmistress Mrs D Colville - 1960.
1949 - Welham Green school, headmaster Jack Merritt.
1951 - Brookmans Park County Primary School, headmaster A W Harris.
1960 - Water End school closed
1961 - Bushwood County Infants school.
1964 - Chancellors School, headmaster Frank Maynard

Peter Kingsford, 1987


Index - North Mymms Schools & their Children 1700 - 1964
Preface - Why Peter Kingsford wrote the book
Sources - Where Peter Kingsford researched his material for the book

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