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Spring View School


Spring View School pupils, early 1900's.
Photo: Nora Blackledge
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Spring View School pupils, early 1900's.

Photo by Matthew Walters.

Comment by: Albert Edward Short on 26th March 2011 at 11:14

I have my doubts as to whether this is the present Spring View School. I don't think the building is so old. It may be St Mary's Junior/ infants' school, this building is now St Mary's Church.Consecrated after the demolition the main St Mary's Church, because of subsidance. What a great shame it was. It was a lovely church. There was no other choice but demolition. I do believe in the first place " Pearson & Knowles," the colliery owners' paid for its construction. They financed the construction of St Mary' School. there is a inscription at the front of the school, stating this, or there was.

Comment by: carole birch on 24th August 2012 at 00:14

matthew walters who took this photo was my great grandad

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