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Schooldays - Gallery 4

St Mary's Church Schools 1890s - 1920s


This page is the fourth of a series, showing school scenes captured on camera over the years.
Playground Poses

St Mary's School - Senior Boys c.1910
St Mary's School - Senior Boys c.1910

Mr Boardman, Headmaster, stands at the back (r) of this group of senior boys,
who seem to be dressed in their best clothes, as if going on an outing

Can anyone name any of the boys?


Staff

Burton Latimer St Marys School Staff in c.1915
St Marys School Staff c.1915

Back Row: Len Johnson, Gerald Lansom (killed in action 1916), Marcia Hodson, Wilf Miller
Gwen Coles, Joseph Boardman (Headmaster), Mabel Lewis


Concerts, Plays and Pageants

St Mary's School Play in 1897 - Cinderella
St Mary's School Play in 1897 - Cinderella

Back Row: George Talbutt, Arthur Barlow, Lucy Tailby, Nancy Loveday,
Roland Boardman, Alfred Darby

Front Row: Frank Reynolds, Horace Miller, Joe Whitney, Lily Blake, Wilf Downing, Frank Downing

Below - another photo of the same production

St Mary's School Play in 1897 - Cinderella

St Mary's School girls group c.1900
In the early 1900s a group of girls are dressed ready to perform as housemaids

Front Row: 1. Madge pell (later Barclay), 2. Helen Bulley (later Blundell). Any other names?


St Mary's School concert pupils 1909
School Concert 1909

Dressed for the part are:

Girls: Mary Crump, Sarah Evans, B Campen, M Phillips, L Panter, ? Burgess, ? Branaghan, ? Matthews
Boys: W Fox, Alf Turner, A Bulley, W Stickler, Arthur Tailby, George Fletcher, R Buckby, J Mason

Can anyone supply missing names?


Unknown event at St Mary's School c.1910
St Marys School c.1910

We have no further details on either the event or the people in the photo


Burton Latimer St Marys School pupils at the Rectory
St Marys School c.1910

The pupils are on the north terrace of the Rectory during an event to promote
The Society for the Propagation of the Gospel


Burton Latimer St Marys School  c.1910
St Marys School c.1910

Once again, we have no details of names or production, but judging from the nightdresses, dolls
and candles, it's a bedtime theme. One of the girls has a Teddy Bear - a recent introduction


Burton Latimer St Marys School Concert c.1918
St Marys School Concert c.1918

Two views of cast members. No other details are available. Though the photos are taken at the
school, for several years in this period the concert was held at the "Electric Palace"

Burton Latimer St Marys School Concert c.1918

Burton Latimer St Marys School Pageant in c.1918
St Marys School Pageant c.1918

We have no details of the children or the production, though the costume worn by the
boy fourth from the left seems to be the same as one in the school concert photos above,
even if the hat is incongruously different!


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