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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): ACC/3708
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Date(s): 1909-1991
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 0.16 linear metres
Name of creator(s): County Secondary School Clapham x Clapham County School x Walsingham School x Thomas' Preparatory School


Administrative/Biographical history:

The County Secondary School Clapham, also known as Clapham County School, was situated on Broomwood Road, SW11. It was a girls' school that opened in September 1909 and was maintained by the London County Council. In 1978 it became 'Walsingham School', which changed in 1993 to 'Thomas' Preparatory School'. The building is Grade II listed.


Scope and content/abstract:

Timetable, 1930; School magazines, 1932-1940; annual leaflet, 1945; Jubilee book of the school, 1909-1959; memorial booklet for "Miss Jones" (1880-1966), 1966; order of service sheet for Betty Freeth (1904-1984), 1984; memorial booklet for Betty Freeth (1904-1984), 1984; order of service booklet for Mary Pinder (1907-1991), 1991 and school photograph, 1937.

Access & Use

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Conditions governing access:

Available for general access

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copyright: City of London

Finding aids:

Please see online catalogues at:

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Received in 1996 (ACC/3708).

Allied Materials

Related material:

For Governor's Minutes see LCC/EO/PS/4/20-22.

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:

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:
April to June 2009

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