We are hoping to put together a list of all the school teachers from the old Chrishall School here. If you remember any we don’t please let us know!
1862: School opens
1901: Head: James French and wife Ellen also a teacher
1911: Head: Miriam Mitchell plus two assistants, Emily Gray and Alithia Garden. None of them were born locally (from the census)
Miss Rogers mentions a Miss Harmer in her recollections from around this time.
1940s: Miss Hile, Kathleen Faulkner, Olive Miller, Connie Patmore who taught the infants and Irene Cranwell
Local memories: “Jessy Ives used to look after the tortoise stove at school and would sprinkle ‘brown stuff’ on the floor to keep the dust down. Lorna Flack, whose father was