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Beaumaris School

Started this discussion. Last reply by Lena B Aug 30. 6 Replies

Does anyone have any memories or information about Beaumaris School, please? It was a small private school which was in existence from at least 1907 to 1966. At first it was where Bounds Green…Continue

 

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Lena B replied to Colin Marr's discussion New Southgate as was - a response to Richard's welcome
"The book of memories of New Southgate, which Colin edited and which he refers to in the above message, brought forth many more memories from people with New Southgate connections. These have been published in three more volumes, all edited by Peter…"
Aug 30
Lena B replied to Lena B's discussion Beaumaris School
"With his permission, I am posting a private message I have received from Graham Stew. Thank you, Graham and Deborah, for these fascinating memories. Memories of Beaumaris School, Bounds Green Road. My family moved to Station Road, Wood Green in…"
Aug 30
Graham Stew replied to Lena B's discussion Beaumaris School
"Hi Lena My sister and I went to Beaumaris School in the 1950s, when I was five years old (it was a Prep school for boys, but mainly a girls school). Two sisters were running the school at that time, the Headmistress being Dorothy Chapman. We are…"
Aug 7
Lena B replied to Lena B's discussion Beaumaris School
"I was quite surprised that there was room for five houses on the Station site, especially as at least two of them - Ranelagh House and Beaumaris - must have been quite large."
Jun 22
Richard Matz replied to Lena B's discussion Beaumaris School
"Great stuff - thanks for that, Lena! "
Jun 21
Lena B replied to Lena B's discussion Beaumaris School
"Richard, thank you for your reply, which prompted me to ask Haringey Local Studies whether Beaumaris School could have been in Ranelagh House. Thanks to help from the HLS staff (what would we do without them, and Enfield LS as well?!) I discovered…"
Jun 20
Richard Matz replied to Lena B's discussion Beaumaris School
"An large late Victorian looking pile with grounds called Ranelagh House previously occupied the site of Bounds Green Underground Station, and I have seen a photograph of it dated 1930 in one of Albert Pinching's books on the area. The…"
Jun 13
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Beaumaris School

Does anyone have any memories or information about Beaumaris School, please? It was a small private school which was in existence from at least 1907 to 1966. At first it was where Bounds Green Station now stands, and shortly before building work on the station began (it opened in 1932) the school moved to Brownlow Road, where a small block of flats, also called "Beaumaris", now occupies its former site. The teachers were six sisters whose surname was Chapman. This information was provided by…See More
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