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#758106 - 16th Jan 2013 2:01pm Mount(?) College, Hinderton Rd, Neston
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One of my great uncles (James Arthur Wood)and his family are registered on the 1911 Census as living at Mount(?) College, Hinderton Rd, Neston. I can't find any reference to this establishment. I've even spoken to Hinderton Mount Residential Home but they aren't aware of any History that might have involved a school or college. Can anyone help please?

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Andrew Wood

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#758136 - 16th Jan 2013 3:12pm Re: Mount(?) College, Hinderton Rd, Neston [Re: andrewwood]
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Its probably been a short lived private school- there are a few big old houses on Hinderton Rd on one side,( larger than Chester Rd's Hinderton Mount Nursing home) which could easily have been used as such. Some are flats now.

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#758837 - 18th Jan 2013 2:23pm Re: Mount(?) College, Hinderton Rd, Neston [Re: andrewwood]
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It was an artists school/college if i remember rightly,its referred to in one of my local History books i will check it out this weekend for you

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#761140 - 25th Jan 2013 3:11pm Re: Mount(?) College, Hinderton Rd, Neston [Re: nestonlad]
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Thanks Nestonlad
You could be on to something there. My uncle was a sign writer and later on started painting portraits of family members and friends. It is rumoured that some of his paintings hung in Birkenhead Town Hall. Perhaps he got the idea working at the college?

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Andrew (ex-Shotton Lad)

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#767810 - 13th Feb 2013 11:04am Re: Mount(?) College, Hinderton Rd, Neston [Re: nestonlad]
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Did you find anything else out about the art school?

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#769552 - 18th Feb 2013 12:30pm Re: Mount(?) College, Hinderton Rd, Neston [Re: andrewwood]
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Sorry mate got sidetracked i will look at my books tonight

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