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University of Greenwich

TWOCOCK, Margaret (fl 1918-1964)


Reference code(s): GB 2121 Twocock

Held at: University of Greenwich

Title: TWOCOCK, Margaret (fl 1918-1964)

Date(s): 1918-1964

Level of description: Collection (fonds)

Extent: 1 box

Name of creator(s): Twocock | Margaret | fl 1918-1964 | teacher


Administrative/Biographical history:

Margaret Twocock attended Avery Hill College from 1923 to 1925. She was Deputy Head Mistress at Ruxley Manor Junior School from 1955 to 1964, when she retired.


Scope and content/abstract:

Papers of Margaret Twocock, 1918-1964, comprising photograph of Bermondsey County Secondary School pupils and staff, 1918-1919; photograph album of school and holiday snaps, 1922; photograph album of students and views of Avery Hill College, 1923-1925; blazer badge of Avery Hill College; group photograph of Avery Hill students and staff, 1925; photograph albums, 1928, 1947, including of classes of schoolchildren, holidays in Britain and family and friends;

papers relating to Ruxley Manor Primary School, comprising photographs of plays at Woolwich Polytechnic for Woolwich Schools Drama Association festivals, [1955-1964]; programme for Prize Day, 1957; lino cuts of class 1, 1947; volume 'My Retirement', containing photographs of classes and retirement cards, 1964; correspondence and letter of thanks from London County Council, 1964.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement:

The papers are arranged as outlined in the scope and content.

Conditions governing access:

Researchers wishing to consult the archives should contact Ann Murphy, Head of Information Services, University of Greenwich

Conditions governing reproduction:

Photocopying is permitted at the discretion of the Librarian.

Physical characteristics:

Finding aids:

A list is available at the University of Greenwich Avery Hill Campus Library.


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information:


Archival history:

The papers were sent to the London Borough of Greenwich by Miss Twocock's solicitors.

Immediate source of acquisition:

Donated by the London Borough of Greenwich.


Existence and location of originals:

Existence and location of copies:

Related material:

Records of Avery Hill College, 1894-1989, are held by the University of Greenwich Avery Hill Campus Library.

Publication note:



Archivist's note: Compiled by Julie Tancell as part of the RSLP AIM25 project.

Rules or conventions: Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal Place and Corporate Names 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions: August 2002

Photographs | Visual materials
Retirement | Personnel management | Organization and administration | Health services administration | Public administration | Government
Schoolchildren | Students
Schools | Educational institutions
Teacher education | Educational personnel training
Teacher education schools | Vocational schools | Higher education institutions | Educational institutions
Women students | Students
Women teachers | Teachers | Educational personnel | Personnel | People by occupation | People

Personal names
Twocock | Margaret | fl 1918-1964 | teacher

Corporate names
Avery Hill College x Avery Hill College of Education
Bermondsey County Secondary School | London
Ruxley Manor Primary School | Kent
Woolwich Polytechnic

Bermondsey | London | England | UK | Western Europe | Europe
Eltham | Greenwich | London | England | UK | Western Europe | Europe
Ruxley | Kent | England | UK | Western Europe | Europe
Woolwich | London | England | UK | Western Europe | Europe