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School Records Workshop

  • 13th June 2019

The last in our Exploring Archives series looks at schools records, and takes place Wed 26 June 2-4pm.

Schoolgirls outside Rainbow Hill School c1910

People are fascinated by these, whether they relate to a school you attended, looking for your ancestors, investigating your local school or generally just delving into the archives looking for stories. We’ll have examples of the some of the key sources including attendance registers, log books, photos and punishment books, which people are always interested in reading!

You can book your place (£6 each) at https://e-services.worcestershire.gov.uk/LibraryEvents/EventDetails.aspx?id=613

 

 

Armistice Day entry in Drakes Broughton School Log Book

 

St Paul’s School cup winning team. Photo from their scrapbook

 

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