Off to Brimscombe Polytech

Title

Off to Brimscombe Polytech

Subject

Photographs L - R

1. Boys on their way to 'Brimstone Poly' School

Fred Gardiner, Percy Osbourne (Frampton Mansell), Les Stayte (Frampton Mansell), Harry Hunt, Alex Watts (who lived in the Pest House), Tommy Hunt, Arther Thomas (Waterlane) and Bert Winstone.

2. The School known locally as "Brimscombe Poly" (1888) lay between the A419 and Brimscombe Port.

In 1910, 329 female and male students were enrolled. The main subjects were: woodwork, leatherwork, embroidery, art, needlework, arithmetic, bookkeeping, office routine, shorthand, typewriting, science, cabinet making, metalwork, mechanical engineering and ornamental ironwork.

After Thomas Keeble School opened in Eastcombe in 1962, the Brimscombe site closed and was sold to Benson Tool Works Ltd for re-development.

Source

Oakridge History Group

Identifier

F30

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Boys on their way to 'Brimstone Poly' School  <br />
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Fred Gardiner, Percy Osbourne (Frampton Mansell), Les Stayte (Frampton Mansell), Harry Hunt, Alex Watts (who lived in the Pest House), Tommy Hunt, Arther Thomas (Waterlane) and Bert Winstone.
The School known locally as "Brimscombe Poly" (1888) lay between the A419 and Brimscombe Port. In 1910, 329 female and male students were enrolled. The main subjects were: woodwork, leatherwork, embroidery, art-needlework, arithmetic, bookkeeping, office routine, shorthand, typewriting, science, cabinet making, metalwork, mechanical engineering and ornamental ironwork. After Thomas Keeble School opened in Eastcombe in 1962, the Brimscombe site closed and was sold to Benson Tool Works Ltd for re-development.

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Citation

“Off to Brimscombe Polytech,” Oakridge Community Archives, accessed November 19, 2017, http://oakridgecommunityarchives.org/items/show/389.

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