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Wigan Grammar School, 1597-1947

Wigan Grammar School, 1597-1947

350th anniversary of foundation volume.

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Published by The School in [Wigan .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wigan Free Grammar School.

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    Open LibraryOL20218697M

    We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. If you continue to use this site we will assume that you are happy with it. Wigan & Leigh College is a state General Further and Higher Education College based at five locations in the towns of Wigan and Leigh in Greater Manchester, England, United tly, there are staff members employed, and more than 8, students enrolled in full-time or part-time courses.

    Students from the former Leigh Girls’ Grammar School Picture: Wigan and Leigh Archives and Local Studies, Wigan Council 0 comment THIS picture shows a group of students from the former Leigh Girls’ Grammar School. St Edmund Arrowsmith Catholic High School is a centre of secondary education in Ashton-in-Makerfield in the Metropolitan Borough of Wigan, Greater Manchester, has around pupils and is a Leading Edge is also the first Secondary School in the Wigan Borough to .

    History. Ballarat Church of England Grammar School for Boys was opened by Bishop Browne and on the current Forest Street site in The Church of England Girls’ Grammar School was acquired by the Anglican Diocese in having formerly been Queen’s College which was established , and later having “Queen’s” once again included in the name.   A geography class at Wigan grammar school in Lancashire in ‘It was a Labour government that decided to interpret the Education Act by .


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Wigan Grammar School was founded in ; and closed in as part of the comprehensive education movement. Notable former pupils. Ivor Abrahams, sculptor; Stanley Alstead CBE, Regius Professor of Materia Medica and Therapeutics from at the University of Glasgow; Walter Anderson CBE, General Secretary from of NALGO; Sir James Anderton CBE, former Chief Defunct schools: PEMBEC High School.

Wigan Grammar School - History. School Houses. — Wigan Grammar School song George Formby, who was born there, invented the joke about Wigan's Pier.

His birthplace, founded literally on coal, was a slag-heap compared with clean and breezy Blackpool and Southport by the seaside, 20 miles west. History Early history. Established as Bolton Grammar School, it is not known exactly when the boys' school was founded 1597-1947 book it is recorded in InWilliam Haigh of Wigan Grammar School left land worth 33s 4d towards the maintenance of a schoolmaster to teach grammar in Bolton.

Init was endowed by Robert Lever and so began the start of a long relationship with the Lever r: Viscount Leverhulme. The earliest school records are from Wigan Grammar School and date from (SR/WGS). The main bulk of school records date from the late nineteenth century.

Many of the records come from schools that have since closed. Admissions registers are the documents most commonly used for family history. Wigan Grammar School - History. School Houses. Games. Dramatic Society. Scouts. School Captains.

Headmasters. Staff Appreciation. Photographs. th Anniversary. th Anniversary Dinner Acknowledgements. Contact Us. See History - School 4 for Honours Boards. It is 65 years this year since the school opened and 55 years this year since it's regrettable and unnecessary merger with Wigan Grammar School Grammar School.

When 1597-1947 book school lost all its identity. It's ironic that now the old Grammar School building is now called the LINACRE CENTRE. The Thomas Linacre School Building is now part of the Wigan Technical College. Wigan Grammar School: The First School.

Home. The Second School. The Third School. The Fourth School. Poem by David Lythgoe “ for the better education and bringing-up of the youth within the said town of Wigan, and to advance learning, whereby true religion, virtue and good manners might be the better placed, increased and advanced.”.

Bingley Grammar School (BGS) is a Voluntary aided school for both boys and girls from the ages of 11–18 and is located on the outskirts of Bingley, West Yorkshire, England. Bingley Grammar School was a specialist school for Business & Enterprise from to Due to this, students had previously been required to take Business at GCSE but since the introduction of the English.

I was a pupil at WIgan Grammar School from to and have never forgotten Jack Sharratt. He did indeed seem to relish using the cane and would take every opportunity to do so. Only the head, W G Merriman, and the deputy head, Jack Sharratt were official administrators of corporal punishment but some other teachers did use a variety of.

Hi Pykey. I guess I became a killjoy and CHEATED. If you want a real nostalgia trip, type "Wigan Grammar School" into Google. The first site found should be WIGAN GRAMMAR SCHOOL HISTORY.

Click on the small h above WIGAN, then Photographs, choose Staff from the drop down list and year (not ). Voila. In many ways, Wigan Grammar School had broken new ground, being one of the first to make a rugby tour of Germany after World War II and, inthe School was one of the first to give a “Demonstration” of M.C.C.

cricket coaching at old Trafford during a Test Match. In conclusion, John spoke of the many characters he had met and their. History of Wigan Free Grammar School - Together With an Account of The Sherrington Family of Wigan. by Chambres, Rev.

Gordon Crewe: and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The Museum of Wigan Life is a public museum and local history resource centre in Wigan, Greater Manchester, nineteenth-century listed building is by the noted architect Alfred originally housed Wigan Library, where George Orwell researched his book The Road to Wigan.

The full title for this school WAS: Standish d's C of E boys Grammar School. The age of the pupils varied, one on the back row of the photo was five months older than I. At the time King George VI passed away, 6th.

Feb.I was eight years old, two months short of nine. Wigan Grammar School Cricket Team, / Back. Comment by: Dave Santus on 15th March at The person on the end of the front row was my uncle,Frank Gaskell who was head boy of the went onto Cambridge to study name is commomerated on the honours boards now in the health centre at the old school.

Williams who. About. Educated locally at Wigan Grammar School and subsequently at Oxford University (Lincoln College) I hold an MA in Jurisprudence and am currently a partner in Alker Ball Healds (ABH Law), a firm which commenced practice in April following the merger of Alker & Ball and Healds, two long established Wigan : Solicitor.

Browse Pages. Bands, Businesses, Restaurants, Brands and Celebrities can create Pages in order to connect with their fans and customers on Facebook. Wigan grammar school. Grammar School Old Photos Big Ben Old Things History Building North West Travel Centre.

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Wigan Album, Scholes. An information site for Wigan folk and ex-pats includes forums, pictures, news and more. Wigan Grammar School Parsons Walk Wigan Wigan Greater Manchester England OS Grid Ref: SD Denomination: Undefined; Show More (1) Description Rectangular carved wooden board with triangular pediment.

School crest with date of foundation () carved top centre. Inscription and names in proud lettering and gilded.

Unit 5 Mersey Road Industrial Estate Mersey Road North, Failsworth, Manchester, M35 9LU.WILKINSON (George B) Died peacefully on May 22nd in the loving care of Norley Hall Care Home, Wigan.

An old boy of Wigan Grammar School, he taught all his life at Fairfield High School for Girls.Image of a copy of a letter written to a local paper by Josiah Rose. Article states: "Leigh Grammar School Library. The following letter has recently appeared in the local papers: SIR, The interesting collection of books left by Ralph Pilling to the Leigh Grammar School nearly years ago, is I am afraid, not valued as it should be, and there is a danger that its existence will again.