Collection SCH45 - Elmwood Junior School

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Elmwood Junior School


  • 1896 - 1996 (Creation)

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2 boxes

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Princess Road Boys, Girls and Infants Schools opened in mid-August 1871. A separate Junior Mixed existed 1874 (or earlier) to 1892. The school was renamed North Park in 1922. This school closed and reopened in new premises as separate Elmwood Junior Boys and Elmwood Junior Girls schools in 1930. The two schools were amalgamated to become Junior Mixed on 1 September 1971.

Archival history

Retrospectively accessioned 6 June 2001. A further deposit was received from the school, via Dr Ron Cox, in September 2008.

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Accession Number: A960

Further records of Elmwood Junior School and predecessor schools

Log Books (16):


  1. 1871-1894

  2. 1894-1903

  3. 1903-1923

  4. 1923-1930

  5. 1930-1958

  6. 1958-1971


  1. 1874-1895

  2. 1895-1904

  3. 1904-1922

10 1922-1930

  1. 1930-1945

  2. 1945-1966

  3. 1966-1971


  1. 1874-1892 (when closed)


  1. 1971-1982

  2. 1982- 1989

Admission Registers:


  1. 1971-1981

  2. 1981-1996

Register of Corporal Punishment:

GIRLS AND MIXED 1930 - 1977

Plan of new entrance hall, 1991

7 volumes of Governors Minutes:

1986 - 1996, 1986 - 1988, 1986 - 1996 (Associated papers only), 1990 - 2005 (some pps missing), 1996, 1998 - 1999, 1988 - 1996 (sub-cttes). Not catalogued pending sorting of existing minutes

Some additional ephemeral items transferred to LSL.

Item date: 1871 - 1996

Accession date: 01/09/2008

Custodial history: Transferred by the School, via Dr Ron Cox, in September 2008.

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Administrative papers: 1871 - 1890, CBC/3/2/58; 1891 - 1903, CBC/3/2/59; 1903 - 1924, CBC/3/2/39; 1919 - 1923, CBC/3/29; 1924 - 1931, CBC/3/2/50; 1927 - 1948, CBC/3/2/30; Princess Road Deaf School, 1911 - 1924, CBC/3/2/32.

Charlotte Mortimer Teacherss Certificate is held at location AR38.

Records of Elmwood Infants School are held at SCH44.

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