Elm Grove School

Photographs c1910

By Dennis Parrett

Photo:This is actually a postcard photo of Elm Grove School about 1910 with Elm Trees that look quite young

This is actually a postcard photo of Elm Grove School about 1910 with Elm Trees that look quite young

From the private collection of Dennis Parrett

Photo:Elm Grove classroom, circa 1915 or earlier. My Mother, Ellen Ann Terry born Jan 1906, is second left in front.

Elm Grove classroom, circa 1915 or earlier. My Mother, Ellen Ann Terry born Jan 1906, is second left in front.

From the private collection of Dennis Parrett

Photo:Elm Grove classroom, circa 1910 or earlier. My Uncle, Albert Terry who was older than my Mother, is I believe third from left in front.

Elm Grove classroom, circa 1910 or earlier. My Uncle, Albert Terry who was older than my Mother, is I believe third from left in front.

From the private collection of Dennis Parrett

This page was added on 05/03/2007.
Comments about this page

The early photographs of Elm Grove School are brilliant! My Dad (Ralph James Bamber) was born in 1907 and attended there around the same time, and I never thought I would ever see how his classrooms and teachers and schoolmates would look like. He had to be dragged to school, so I think they changed him to St. Martin's School later - or maybe he attended the other school first! If anyone actually has a photograph with his name on it, that would be brilliant! Older siblings Dorothy, Alice, Elsie, Evelyn and Will may also appear on photographs.

By Mary Funnell (Bamber) (05/05/2007)

Your photos of Elm School are fantastic! May I use them in a presentation to my tutors? I am writing a musical about the school 100 years ago for my degree and I can illustrate my ideas to the tutors with your photographs if this is permissable?
Editor's note: An email has been sent to your address.

By Pauline Willougby (13/10/2008)

Yes you have my permission and good luck with this Pauline. E mail not received by the way.

By Dennis Parrett (28/11/2008)

Fantastic photographs. I attended Elm Grove in the 1970s, can't believe that 60 years later they still had the dark green tiles on the walls. I wonder if they are still there now?

By Julie Bowring (20/07/2013)

I have just come across these interesting photos. My Mother was born in 1906 and also attended this school so she maybe in the circa 1915 photo. Very unlikely I know, but do you happen to know the names of any of the other pupils?

By Brian Parsons (05/05/2015)

I am sorry but I have no information about other names. I wonder if registers are still available somewhere.

By Dennis Parrett (20/08/2015)

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