history of Alderman Newton"s Boys" School, Leicester, 1836-1914

by I. A. W. Place

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John Russell Frears was a councillor for Leicester's Newton Ward from , became an Alderman and in was elected Mayor of Leicester. He served on several Borough Committees including those for Finance and Lunatic Asylum Visiting and was on the Education Committee of Wyggeston School .   C.P. Snow was born in Leicester, on 15 October He was educated from age 11 at Alderman Newton's School for boys where he excelled in most subjects, enjoying a reputation for an astounding : House of Stratus, Incorporated. The old school buildings became the Girls School and then the preparatory school. When the Alderman Newton's School moved to Glenfield Road in the s, the buildings became Leicester Grammar School, and the St Martins buildings were used by the sixth formers. When Leicester Grammar School itself moved to Great Glen, they were renamed 'St.   C.P. Snow was born in Leicester, on 15 October He was educated from age 11 at Alderman Newton's School for boys where he excelled in most subjects, enjoying a reputation for an astounding by:

Gateway Sixth Form College is a sixth form college in Hamilton, Leicester, England. The college used to be housed in the city centre of Leicester, adjacent to the main campus of De Montfort University. It has since moved to a new, £33 million campus built in the Hamilton suburb of the city. History. The school began as Gateway Grammar School. Leicester City Council has approved plans for a new King Richard III centre in Leicester.. The former Alderman Newton's School building at St Martin's place, next to the Greyfriars grave site.   C.P. Snow was born in Leicester, on 15 October He was educated from age 11 at Alderman Newton's School for boys where he excelled in most subjects, enjoying a reputation for an astounding memory/5(6).   Alderman Newton's Educational Foundation. Overview maintained Church of England or other maintained schools within the City of Leicester or any other Church of England School in the Diocese of Leicester. What the charity does. Education/training; Who the charity helps Compliance history. Accounts and trustees' annual report 31 Mar

  Michael Bush was educated at Alderman Newton's Boys' School Leicester where an interest in history was first imparted by H.E. Howard. Proceeding to Christ's College, Cambridge on a major scholarship, he was awarded a BA in and a PhD in /5(1). Wyggeston Grammar School for Girls, also known as Wyggeston Girls' Grammar School, was founded not long after the boys' school and also closed in Its site was re-used for the Wyggeston Collegiate Sixth Form College, known as Regent College, Leicester, between and , when it was absorbed into Wyggeston and Queen Elizabeth I College. C.P. Snow was born in Leicester, on 15 October He was educated from age 11 at Alderman Newton's School for boys where he excelled in most subjects, .

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Alderman Newton's Boys School was a school in Leicester, England. It was a grammar school then it became a secondary school. The original school was opened inthanks to money bequeathed by a former Mayor of Leicester, Gabriel Newton. A school was also to be established in Leicester, and further funds were provided for apprenticeship premiums.

Newton’s family had strong ecclesiastical links, and he particularly wished young people to be educated in the doctrines of the Church of England. Alderman Newton died inat the age of 79, and was honoured by a civic funeral.

alderman newton* s foundation to the diaconate, had been made vicar of St. Margaret's, Leicester inand invicar of St. Martin's, while he held. Alderman Newton’s Boys’ School started life in as the Greencoat School. The boys attended St Martin’s Church on Sundays, Wednesdays, Fridays and holy days.

Each scholar got a uniform, a Bible, a spelling book, a slate and a writing book. Each had half a roll of bread. The History of Alderman Newton's Boys' School, Leicester, pp I.A.W. Place: Old Leicester: An Illustrated Record of Change in the City pp David T-D Clarke and Jack Simmons: Archaeology in Leicestershire and Rutland pp David T-D Clarke: Leicestershire Record office and Leicester Museum Archives Department pp Reconnect with 10 members from Alderman Newtons Boys School in Leicester.

Alderman Newtons Boys SchoolGB enables people to connect using messages, photos, discussion boards, wiki pages, and maps. Did you used to attend Alderman Newtons School and would you like to get in touch with your old School, College or University friends, to catch up on old times or to arrange a school reunion.

then why not add your contact details to the Alderman Newtons School contact area, or if your connected with Alderman Leicester School then why not use the message board to post any information, relating.

Hi there I Leicester Roger Taylor I am chairman of the Old Newtonian Association. I was at Newtonian from to played rugby with the would be nice to get afew of you on our Committee to keep the name of Alderman Newton have memoribillia from the old school stored at All Saints Church Highcross Street and we had his tomb renovated the other year.

There were boys and girls inas against boys and girls in The City Boys' School. The City Boys' School was opened inwhen the former Newarke school was divided, and was at first housed in the former Great Meeting school building in East Bond Street.

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Alderman Newtons School, Leicester - February Gabriel Newton was born in and lived in the Leicester area for most of his childhood. When the time came for Gabriel to seek employment, he was apprenticed as a wool comber and at first it seemed he would earn his living in the textile industry.

Alderman Newton’s Girls’ School was founded in and occupied the St Martin’s building which had been vacated by the Boys’ School, the boys having moved into the Peacock Lane building previously occupied by the Wyggeston School.

Our recent photograph showing members of Alderman Newton’s School swimming team in prompted reader Peter Kilty to get in touch and share some memories. Mr Kilty, who lives in Leicester Author: Jane Goddard.

I’ll finish with a photo of the inside of the Richard III Centre in Leicester, which is housed in the building of the school where my dad used to teach. This entry was posted in Everest, Elaine and tagged Alderman Newton Boys School, Atonement, Ian McEwan, leicester, Richard III Centre, The Woolworths Girls on 18/08/ by Rosemary.

"History of the Borough of Leicester". History, Gazetteer, and Directory of the Counties of Leicester and Rutland. Sheffield: William White. Leicester Postal Handbook. Leicester: Ward & Son. – James Thompson (), The history of Leicester in the eighteenth century, Leicester: Crossley and Clarke, OCLC   How To Hit the Ball Then The Turf With Your Irons - Magic Drill - Duration: Danny Maude Recommended for you.

The following school year I won a place at Alderman Newton's Boys Grammar School. I have no idea how my mother scraped together the money and the required clothing coupons to buy me a.

Alderman Newtons Secondary School, Leicester - August Gabriel Newton was born in and lived in the Leicester area for most of his childhood.

When the time came for Gabriel to seek employment, he was apprenticed as a wool comber and at first it seemed he would earn his living in the textile industry. The boys moved here too in after some extensions.

In it became part of the newly formed New College Leicester. An interesting explore for me as I attended this school when it was Alderman Newtons, and continued to do so when it merged with others to become New College. Alderman Newton’s Educational Foundation makes grants to individuals and schools for a wide range of educational activities.

Individuals – The Foundation provides grants for education and training activities to persons in need of financial assistance, who are under the age of 25 years and who are (or one or more of their parents are) normally resident in the Diocese of Leicester.

Open: Monday-TuesdayWednesdayThursday ; Saturday Closed: Fridays, bank holidays and closed first week in October (please check website for exact dates) Member of CARN scheme; Wheelchair access; Readers ticket required. Newton Alderman Newton Alderman in United States World War I Draft Registrations, Newton Alderman was born on month dayat birth place.

Newton lived in monthat address. As a result, I had a large postbag of former pupils telling me about the school’s history and it was true – the Elbow Lane school building was Gateway Girls. Michael Bush was educated at Alderman Newton's Boys' School Leicester where an interest in history was first imparted by H.E.

Howard. Proceeding to Christ's College, Cambridge on a major scholarship, he was awarded a BA in and a PhD in /5(3). Alderman Newton’s Educational Foundation is a charity offering financial support to individuals and schools to help people access education or training opportunities.

This website tells you all about us and how to apply for a grant from the Foundation. The City of Leicester School in Evington (formally Leicester City Grammar School for Boys) already had a history of fencing there, so the club moved again in and due to the change of venue a new name was required.

CLUB ‘X’ was suggested but was thrown out for being too silly and finally the Leicester Fencing Club emerged from the ashes. GRANBY ST - HIGH CROSS ST (CDV) Strongroom Stack 24 Greencoat School "Alderman Newton's Greencoat School" - group portrait of pupils 1/4 Glass plate negative Lumbers GP Negatives Collection, Leicestershire Record Office The boys of Alderman Newton School pose for a photo with their teachers.

The pupils were nicknamed the 'Green Cock Boys', on account of their peacock green school. Highfields Remembered arose out of Leicestershire's Multicultural Oral and Pictorial Archive Project, a joint venture between Leicestershire Libraries and De Montfort University.

The aim of this part of the project was to record reminiscences from people who had lived in the Highfields — an area which has been home to possibly a wider range of cultures than any other area in Leicester over. Alderman Newton's School, Leicester, United Kingdom. likes. School.

New Parks Boys School I attended this school from to and overall it was not a bad experience the head there at the time was Reg Payne and the deputy heads name was Jones. I don't of course recall all the teachers but here are a few; T C Jones (PE/Maths), Mr King (Art), Mr Williams (PE) and Mr Flude (Art - I seem to recall he played.

Free School Meals. This shows whether a pupil's family have claimed eligibility for free school meals as reported in the annual spring school census. Parents are able to claim free school meals if they receive a qualifying benefit. This does not show pupils who actually received free school meals but those who are eligible to receive them.

Inall of the priory buildings were destroyed and rebuilt upon. Over time the site hosted a manor house and acquired Georgian houses and roads, as well as many Victorian buildings, including the Alderman Newton Boys school. n-Hill was confident that the church would be found to the north of the site, near the medieval main road.The school was built inand extended in both andfronting on to St Martins.

InAlderman Newton's moved to the former Wyggeston School buildings at the other end of Peacock Lane (now the St Martin's cathedral centre). The old school buildings became the Girls School and then the preparatory : Order of Friars Minor.