Wimbledon High School For Girls

Wimbledon High School For Girls

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Partial / Incomplete Date c. 1910s
Area Wimbledon
Copyright 1 J Kenrick
Picture Reference Wim_​Schools_​1-1
Original Format Photo
Notes / History Wimbledon High School opened in 1880 with a mere 12 pupils, but the numbers quickly grew. This picture most likely dates from the years between 1917-1920. In 1917, the school was completely gutted by a fire, and pupils were set up in temporary accomodation whilst the school was being rebuilt. Note the sign in front of the school advising people of the ongoing construction. The school was completed in 1920, and remains in operation to this day, albeit with expanded facilities.

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