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Top School 1926 Children Photograph

The photograph shown in the gallery for this article is of school children taken at what was then known as the Top School of East Brent.  The school is still located by St Mary's church at the top of Church Road, previously called Church Street until the 1970’s. A lady called Kath Grant attended this school mentioned that the photograph was taken in / around 1926. We have been in contact with Kath Grant’s daughter, a Ms Norma Body nee Tincknell. Norma was able...

Rossholme - Rev Palmer Son Visit 2012

MEMORIES OF THE VICARAGE By July 1940,  just one year into the Second World War, the Vicarage at East Brent was becoming increasingly difficult to manage for Reverend Palmer with his wife and young family.  It was one of the largest vicarages in the county and it was therefore inevitable that soldiers would be billeted there.  Families of evacuees were also given a home at the Vicarage and staff numbers were depleted…all in all, it was not an easy task. Meanwhile...

Rossholme

ROSSHOLME - A POTTED HISTORY Rossholme was until 1940, the Vicarage for East Brent. There has obviously been a dwelling here for a very long time and archaeological digs have found signs of the Romans and lron Age living. The "modern” house has a Tudor element but the main part is early Victorian. Archdeacon George Anthony Denison was Vicar of East Brent from 1845 until his death in 1896. He was a well known and, locally, much loved and respected Character with strong theological...

Education In East Brent

A Presentation to The History Group by Yvonne Claridge on 4 January 2012 Please use PgUp and PgDn to navigate the slideshow. Click here for pop out version (click image to view next) To download a pdf version of this presentantion - see Related Documents below

Top School 1926 Children Photograph

The photograph shown in the gallery for this article is of school children taken at what was then known as the Top School of East Brent.  The school is still located by St Mary's church at the top of Church Road, previously called Church Street until the 1970’s. A lady called Kath Grant attended this school mentioned that the photograph was taken in / around 1926. We have been in contact with Kath Grant’s daughter, a Ms Norma Body nee Tincknell. Norma was able...

Rossholme - Rev Palmer Son Visit 2012

MEMORIES OF THE VICARAGE By July 1940,  just one year into the Second World War, the Vicarage at East Brent was becoming increasingly difficult to manage for Reverend Palmer with his wife and young family.  It was one of the largest vicarages in the county and it was therefore inevitable that soldiers would be billeted there.  Families of evacuees were also given a home at the Vicarage and staff numbers were depleted…all in all, it was not an easy task. Meanwhile...

Rossholme

ROSSHOLME - A POTTED HISTORY Rossholme was until 1940, the Vicarage for East Brent. There has obviously been a dwelling here for a very long time and archaeological digs have found signs of the Romans and lron Age living. The "modern” house has a Tudor element but the main part is early Victorian. Archdeacon George Anthony Denison was Vicar of East Brent from 1845 until his death in 1896. He was a well known and, locally, much loved and respected Character with strong theological...

Education In East Brent

A Presentation to The History Group by Yvonne Claridge on 4 January 2012 Please use PgUp and PgDn to navigate the slideshow. Click here for pop out version (click image to view next) To download a pdf version of this presentantion - see Related Documents below