Catalogue description CRAWLEY: Robinson Rd. Council Schools

This record is held by West Sussex Record Office

Details of E/60B
Reference: E/60B
Title: CRAWLEY: Robinson Rd. Council Schools
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Documents in other West Sussex Record Office collections


WDC/AR16/60/1 Plans of school, 1915. (2 docs.)


Add.Ms. 6217 Deeds of 1218, 78 and 379 sq. yds. land in Ifield, near Post Office Rd., Crawley, adjoining the Crawley and Ifield Undenominational School. Abstracts of title recite from 1822; copy of deed, 1859, being declaration of trusts concerning land appropriated for a school in Ifield. (30 docs., all 1913)


Add.Ms.32,941 Printed notice appealing for subscriptions towards the establishment of a British School in Crawley, March 1852. (1 doc.)


Add.Ms.32,942 Letter from Mrs. Sarah Robinson of Manor House, Crawley to Dr.Lee, F.R.S. appealing for a subscription towards the building of a British School in Crawley. Includes an account of how the local clergy conspired to dismiss the schoolmaster of the Crawley and Ifield school and turn it into a National School, 3 April 1852. (1 doc.)

Held by: West Sussex Record Office, not available at The National Archives
Language: English
Immediate source of acquisition:

The items in sections E/60B/1, E/60B/6-8, E/60B/17 and E/60B/19 were deposited by the former correspondent, J. Peskett, esq., in November 1970.

Administrative / biographical background:

Founded as Crawley and Ifield British Schools in 1853, they became Council Schools in 1903.

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