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Hindley & Abram Grammar School, Hindley

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Hindley & Abram Grammar School. 1913.
Photo: Ron Hunt
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Item #: 259
Hindley & Abram Grammar School. Scanned from an old postcard. Postally used 1913.

Comment by: Muriel Johnson on 18th March 2016 at 18:54

My grandfather EDWARD LAW was headmaaster of HAGS from 1882-1909. In 1882 the school was at its lowest ebb with few pupils, 2 classrooms (roof on far r.)and headmaster's house (r) where my father was born. Mr Law built up the school in size and reputation. Several extentions - part with big bay window in 1902, when headmaster's home was moved to next-door house Carlton Villas. Foundation stone of the large building on the corner was laid on 29 Sept.1909, 2 months before grandfather died of pneumonia; he continued working instead of going to bed!

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