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Sources for Education in Bromham

The following list gives all the sources relating to education in Biddenham, including the two senior schools just over the boundary in Bedford, held by Bedfordshire and Luton Archives and Records Service. Due to the terms of the Data Protection Act records containing personal details of living individuals will be closed in total, or in part, depending on the nature of the information.

The former Saint Owen's School August 2007
The former Saint Owen's School August 2007

Free/Public Elementary/VC County Primary/St.Owen's Lower School

  • P40/25/9, 19, 22, 23: notes by Oakley vestry on Bromham school: 19th cemtury;
  • P67/5: "bill for singers at the school": 1818;
  • P67/29/1: letter regarding school and payments to schoolmaster: 1825;
  • P67/29/2: inspector's report and letters regarding school: 1864-1865;
  • Z50/21/73: photograph of Miss Rice Trevor with pupils at cottage school: c.1869-1879;
  • SDBromhamStOwen's1/1: school logbook: 1882-1915;
  • PCKempstonRural11/22: Recipients of Cater's Charity - lists all schoolchildren, their attendance records and how much the charity pays them at Bromham School 1886-1888;
  • Z50/21/22 and X535/3 p.43: photograph of schoolroom in cottage by Bromham Hall: c.1900;
  • E/SA3/1/2: managers' and inspector's reports: 1903;
  • SMM35/2/1: school managers' minutes: 1903-1984;
  • E/TE5/3: details of teachers: 1904-1908;
  • E/TE5/4: details of teachers: 1908-1912;
  • E/IN1/1: inspector's reports: 1911-1938;
  • SDBromhamStOwen's1/2: school logbook: 1915-1954;
  • SDBromhamStOwen's2/1: admission register: 1917-1963;
  • Z50/142/162: photograph of schoolchildren: 1923;
  • CCE1468: title deeds to playing field and school house: 1927-2000;
  • P67/29/3: School Trust account book: 1929-1958;
  • P67/29/4-5: papers regarding school: 1930-1957;
  • P67/29/7-12: papers concerning school building and school house: 1938-1962;
  • E/PM3/1/3B: evacuee attendance register for Mora Road School, Cricklewood at Bromham: 1939;
  • Z474/38: photograph of school: c.1940;
  • SMM4/2/1: headteacher's reports: 1954-1974;
  • SDBromhamStOwen's1/3: school logbook: 1954-1978;
  • PCBromham26/2: correspondence about land for proposed school extension: 1956-1966;
  • CA8/513: school maintenance file: 1965-1979;
  • CA2/464: building file on classroom extension: 1972-1975;
  • SMM4/2/1: headteacher's reports: 1974-1985;
  • SDBromhamStOwen's1/4: school logbook: 1978-1995;
  • PCBromham26/1: renovation of school clock: 1976-1978;
  • PY/PH154/1: slide of school exterior: c.1980;
  • E/TE3/4: return of teaching staff: 1981;
  • CA10/59: contract for upgrading heating system: 1982;
  • SMM35/2/2: school governors' minutes: 1984;
  • PCBromham26/6: correspondence regarding a shield awarded in memory of Sir Evelyn Barker: 1984;
  • E/TE3/7: return of teaching staff: 1986;
  • E/MS3/2/2: kitchen and other details: c.1987

The former Rice Trevor Lower School September 2007
The former Rice Trevor Lower School September 2007

Rice Trevor County Primary/Lower School

  • CA2/90: building contract for school: 1960-1963;
  • SMM3: school managers' minutes: 1963-1975;
  • SMM4/1-2: headteacher's reports: 1965-1980;
  • CA8/412: building maintenance file: 1965-1981;
  • PY/PH7/1: exterior photographs: 1966;
  • CA2/161: classroom extension: 1969;
  • CA2/196: classroom extension: 1969;
  • CA2/341: classroom extension: 1970-1975;
  • SMM4/2: headteacher's reports: 1974-1980;
  • SMM4: school governors' minutes: 1975-1980;
  • E/TE3/4: return of teaching staff: 1981;
  • PCBromham26/6: correspondence regarding a shield awarded in memory of Sir Evelyn Barker: 1984;
  • PCStevington26/5: plans for new changing room: 1984;
  • PCStevington26/6: correspondence regarding appointment of governor: 1985;
  • E/TE3/7: return of teaching staff: 1986;
  • E/MS3/2/1: kitchen and other details: c.1987

The former Rainbow School August 2007
The former Rainbow School August 2007

Rainbow Special School

  • CA2/402: Building file regarding extensions to the hospital school: 1975-1976;
  • E/SE2/2/2: administration file on the school: 1976-1987;
  • CA2/918: replacement mortuary file: 1977-1982;
  • E/SE2/2/3: file on the extended school year or a play scheme on a continuous basis at the school: 1977-1984;
  • PY/PH5/1-9: photographs: 1979-1982;
  • Z1058/2/1/3-5: shown in photographs: 1980s-1990s;
  • E/TE3/4: return of teaching staff: 1981;
  • CA8/1072: building maintenance file: 1981-1986;
  • X682/2/16-26: Bedford Mencap year books: 1982-1993;
  • X682/8/6: mentioned in a letter regarding mentally handicapped provision: 1983;
  • SS/DL1/3/1: correspondence file: 1985-1991;
  • X778/16/27: photograph: 1986;
  • X682/11/6: photograph of a cheque presented to the school: 1987;
  • E/TE2/2/S/1: details of the school: 1987;
  • E/SE4/4/1: withdrawal of speech therapy prevision from the school: 1987.