Collection SCH71 - Lady Edridge Girls High School

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Lady Edridge Girls High School


  • 1920 - 1986 (Creation)

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25 boxes

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(1920 - 1986)

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Founded 5 January 1920, as a selective central school in Selhurst Road. It was a grammar school (1951 - 1971) and a 14 - 18 comprehensive, 1971 - 1986. An annexe existed (1958 - 1963) in the former Thornton Heath Polytechnic, in High Street, Thornton Heath.

Archival history

Retrospectively accessioned 21 June 2001.

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Accession Number: 629

Records of Lady Edridge Girls High School

Item date: 1920 - 1986

Depositor's Name: The Head Teacher, Lady Edridge Girls High School

Accession date: 29/06/2001

Custodial history: Retrospectively accessioned 21 June 2001.

Access conditions: Log books and punishment registers less than 50 years old are closed, and may only be consulted with the permission of the Director of Education.

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Administrative papers: 1908 - 1935, CBC/3/2/44; 1919 - 1924, CBC/3/2/102; 1924 - 1948, CBC/3/2/41.

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