ID: MBK_HED / B.E. Wright

TitleA History of Education in West Mersea by B.E. Wright
AbstractA comprehensive history of West Mersea School written by Mr B.E. Wright in 1973 when he was doing teaching practice at the school. He was a mature student at St Osyth College, Clacton on Sea.
He says in the Preface he lived 10 miles from Mersea - Colchester perhaps.

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Preface

Chapter 1 - Mersea in pre-history

Chapter 2 - Early Church and Priory History

Chapter 3 National developments related to education in West Mersea during the 19th Century

Chapter 4 Education in West Mersea during the 2nd half of the 19th Century

Chapter 5 20th Century education in West Mersea. Up to the end of WW2

Chapter 6 20th Century education in West Mersea (1945 to the present day)

Conclusion. Philosophic comparisons (Past and Present)

Appendix 1 - Maps (Island & school area)

Appendix 2 - Photographs

Appendix 3 - Building appeal fund 1870 Photographs

Appendix 4 - Archdeaconry of Colchester Rural Dean Returns 1841

Appendix 5 - Copy of Deed of Gift of site 1871

Appendix 6 - Extracts from National School Manager's Minutes 1887 - 1897

Appendix 7 - Terms of monitors engagement 1889

Appendix 8 - Extract from school cash book 1876 - 1887

Appendix 9 - List of typical school work 1896

Appendix 10 - Letter from National Society 1896

Appendix 11 - Copy H.M.Is report 1897 (Mr C.W. Hitchens)

Appendix 12 - Observations made by Mr Toombs to Dr Alec Grant

Appendix 13 - Extract from H.M.Is report 1927 (Mr Veysey)

Appendix 14 - List of Comment by Mr Westcott on beocming Headmaster 1954

Appendix 15 - Extracts from H.M.Is report 1956

Appendix 16 - Cutting from Evening Gasette re cut-back in school building programme.

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AuthorB.E. Wright
KeywordsPete Hall
Published1974
SourceMersea Museum
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 School group, West Mersea School, thought to be before WW1. 
 Back row L-R 4. Tim Farthing, 8. picture is Dossy Edwards.
 Front row L-R 3. Fred Pullen, 4. ?, 5. Rowland (Dick) Cook, 6. Dick Haward. [RG, Mrs Cudmore]
 Dick Cook was killed in WW1 [Not Just a Name].
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ImageID:   MMC_P755_048
Title: School group, West Mersea School, thought to be before WW1.
Back row L-R 4. Tim Farthing, 8. picture is Dossy Edwards.
Front row L-R 3. Fred Pullen, 4. ?, 5. Rowland (Dick) Cook, 6. Dick Haward. [RG, Mrs Cudmore]
Dick Cook was killed in WW1 [Not Just a Name].
See MBK_HED_P055 for a newspaper copy of this photograph.
Photo taken the same time as PA1_BRO_PIC11 ?
Date:1910
Source:Mersea Museum / Hardy Weaver Collection