Category: Schools

February 28, 2018


The Penny Magazine August 18, 1838 and continued August 25 1838 ON THE PROPORTION OF PERSONS IN ENGLAND CAPABLE OF READING AND WRITING It, unfortunately, happens that the only investigation conducted on a large scale for the purpose of ascertaining the extent to which the people of this country avail themselves of the existing means of obtaining a knowledge of reading and writing does not permit us to rely […]

February 20, 2017

Crowle Church of England Log Book – 1908 -1928

The logbook was kept by the head teacher and details incidents relating to the school including admissions and those leaving school There are details of holidays taken – during the pea harvest and potato harvests when children would help out on the farms. Although this book covers the period of the First World War little mention is made of the war; attendance on one day is reported […]

October 24, 2016

Crowle Church School, Church Street – 1942-1948

Ivan Watson. Born Ealand 1937,I attended Church School 1942-1948 I remember there were 4 classrooms. Infants with teacher Miss Goodison. In winter there was a roaring fire to keep us warm and as we sat around this we were made a mug of cocoa. Next class, Miss Scales was our teacher. 3rd class was run by Mr Gillott, who would not stand for any bad […]

October 20, 2016

Crowle school 1949

From Ivan Watson Teacher.Mr Massey I can only remember a few names. Top row left. Ivan Watson (me). Ealand. 6th Wendy Cowling Ealand ..11th Donald Ball. Crowle. Middle row left. Marrion Seaton Crowle. 2nd Norman Cole Luddington ? Bottom row 10th from left Jeff Taylor ? Crowle. 11th Edward Tune Crowle. Front Walter Staniforth ? Crowle. Half the class was brought in by bus from […]

December 27, 2015

Crowle Charities

The entries in the Crowle Survey of 1738       Walkwood’s Dole   Plan of the property on Church street in 1738. (North to top of plan) The manorial plan shaded charity property Green and in the survey is described as; “54, In Hand, Mr Richard Clarks copy House, School and Gardens”. As listed in the survey Clarks School in Lords Hands, “54, A […]

February 18, 2012

Crowle Schools

Crowle Primary School Manor Road, Crowle, Scunthorpe, North Lincolnshire DN17 4ET Tel. 01724 710312 Head Teacher: Mrs A Cvijetic Email: Web Link St Norbert’s Catholic Primary School Fieldside, Crowle, Scunthorpe, North Lincolnshire DN17 4HL Tel. 01724 710249 (incl. fax) Head Teacher: Mrs P Tonge Email: North Axholme Comprehensive School Wharf Road, Crowle, Scunthorpe, North Lincolnshire DN17 4HU Tel. 01724 710368 Fax. 01724 711923 […]

January 1, 1970

HIrst Priory and School – 1949-1952

Hello. I lived at Hirst Priory from 1949 to 1952. My father was the chauffeur my mother the housekeeper to the Stubley family who lived there. We moved to Crowle with them when they left Wakefield. They had a daughter, known to me as Miss Bobby. I do not know just how old she was. As a 6 year old everyone was ancient! I attended […]