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City Of London Boys School at Honey Lane Market

Postby grumpy johns » Tue May 26, 2009 9:26 am

Canadian needs some assistance regarding early years of Boys school. Ancestor born 1835 in London attended City of London Boys School then situated in Honey Lane Market Question #1 At what age would he have attended school? I know he left at 13 1/2 years of age. Question #2 He mentions in a letter that at school he got promoted to HALLS and joined the chemistry class What was Halls?Question#3 In this letter he states the last time he entered the School accompanied with his Father he bid farewell to his classmates and that had he remained he would have gone up to Woodruffs. What is Woodruffs?. After leaving School he received the Freemanship of The Merchant Taylors Company. He emigrated to Canada in 1870.
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RE: City Of London Boys School at Honey Lane Market

Postby Tilliduff » Fri May 29, 2009 5:26 pm

Here is their web-site. The school dates from 15th century. I'm sure they have archives and will be able to answer your questions if you contact them.


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