Collection AR142 - Papers of Jessie and Dora Chadderton

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Papers of Jessie and Dora Chadderton


  • 1898 - 1952 (Creation)

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61 items

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Jessie (b. 1884) and Dora Chadderton (b. 1890) were born in Lancashire and later moved to London. The sisters lived with their uncle Albert and Aunt Martha in Camberwell. Jessie at 17 was already in teacher training. Both girls lived and worked in the Camberwell area (as the photographs illustrate). In 1927 Albert moved to Croydon, 28 Tunstall Road. Jessie by this time was married to Mr Percy Wood. There is no record that Dora married. Also there are records that Jessie did work in the Croydon area.

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Owned by Miss P. Higginbotham of 21 Godstone Road.

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Accession Number: A338

Papers of Dora and Jessie Chadderton

Certificates, photographs, etc, relating to the teaching careers of Dora and Jessie Chadderton. Also ?family photographs and records relating to family property.

Item date: 1899-1952

Depositor's Name: Higginbotham, P

Accession date: 1995

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A collection of certificates, photographs and documents relating to the teaching careers of Dora and Jessie Chadderton in the Croydon and Camberwell areas. In addition, there are family photographs and records relating to family property and activities.

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