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Sources for Education in Meppershall

Meppershall Academy March 2015
Meppershall Academy March 2015

The following list gives all the sources relating to education in Meppershall held by Bedfordshire Archives 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 Charity School

  •  P29/25: Emery's Charity account book: 1698-1845;
  •  WE1513-1516: deeds to the school: 1692-1841

The National School to the Academy 

  •  P29/1/8: memorandum on the school: 1839;
  •  P29/29/1: conveyance and trust deed: 1839;
  •  P29/25/3: payment to the schoolmaster: 1846;
  •  P29/29/2: conveyance and trust deed for additional land: 1868;
  •  Micf 38/6: logbooks: 1873-1945;
  •  P29/2/2/2: information on progress building the school: 1875-1876;
  •  P29/8/1: parish rate to be levied for the upkeep of the school: 1877;
  •  P29/29/4: school cash book: 1899-1930;
  •  P29/29/3: deed poll regarding the committee of management: 1903;
  •  E/TE5/3: details of teachers: 1904-1908;
  •  E/TE5/4: details of teachers: 1908-1912;
  •  E/IN1/1: inspector's reports: 1912-1933;
  •  CA8/497: building maintenance file: 1947-1981;
  •  CA2/441/5: building isolated classrooms: 1956-1977;
  •  PCMeppershall26/1: Letters asking that the yellow zig-zag markings outside the Primary School be re-instated: 1977-1978
  •  PCMeppershall26/2: general correspondence with the parish council: 1981-1984;
  •  E/TE3/4: return of teaching staff: 1981;
  •  CA10/72: flooring works file: 1981;
  •  PCMeppershall26/3: Diocese of Saint Albans Voluntary Aided Schools (Instrument of Government) Order: 1984;
  •  E/PM6/2/4: school support for the abolition of corporal punishment: 1985-1986;
  •  E/TE3/7: return of teaching staff: 1986;
  •  E/MS3/2/3: kitchen and other details: c. 1987;
  •  PCMeppershall26/4: governors' report to the parish council: 1991-1992;
  •  PCMeppershall26/5: governors' report to the parish council: 1993-1994;
  •  E/PU4/4/124: school prospectus: 1995