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Tranmere High School for Girls 1882 Chesnut Grove #1031972
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Hello,
I'm keen to find out information about Tranmere High School for girls which occupied the last two houses on Chesnut Grove where it meets Laurel Road. The house numbers were 20 -22, but the houses at this end of the road, which were there in 1882, are numbered differently now.

If anyone has any further info I'd be really grateful - I intend to look at Wirral archives in the near future....

Thanks

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Re: Tranmere High School for Girls 1882 Chesnut Grove [Re: sarah708] #1031978
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Higher Tranmere High School For girls was,

Clarence House,
Clarence Rd,
Devonshire Park,
Higher Tranmere

1892, 1896, 1911, directories.


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Re: Tranmere High School for Girls 1882 Chesnut Grove [Re: bert1] #1031979
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You have probably already seen this?

1882 - 1888
Higher Tranmere High School for Girls opened with 46 girls.
Two houses at the bottom of Chestnut Grove and Laurel Road (off Derby Road) were purchased and adapted. Miss Isobel Graves who had been a student at Newnham Cambridge was appointed the first Headmistress in 1882. Demand for places meant that pupils were being turned away, eventually and it became evident that new and larger premises were needed.


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Snippets from Newspapers,

1881, Heading,
Joint Stock Shares
Higher Tranmere School For Girls,
5000 capital in 5 Shares.

"Extensive premises in Laurel Rd have been already taken on lease"

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1892 Directory,

Mary Katherine Cartwright (Miss), girls school, Private.
20-22 Laurel Rd, Higher Tranmere.

Was it still operating as a school at Laurel Rd in 1892?

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1876 map,

Blue x could be the premises?

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Confirming premises,

1890, Liverpool Mercury,

For Sale,
Walmer Grove formally Tranmere High School


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