Mr Browne, Headmaster, Clifton Campville

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Date:1910 - 1915 (c.)

Description:Mr C.H. Browne was headmaster at Clifton School from January 1874 until March 1920.

Charles Herbert Browne entered the teaching profession as a pupil teacher at Shepton Mallet Boys' School in 1867. After five years, he became a student at Culham Training College, Oxford until he was offered and accepted the mastership of Clifton Campville School in 1874. He was a good cricketer who helped set up Clifton Campville Cricket Club and also played for Tamworth C.C. In 1907 he became President of the Tamworth branch of the National Union of Teachers. Mr Browne was born in Shepton Mallet, Somerset in 1853 and on his retirement he and his wife Anne moved back to the West Country to Bristol where he died on 12 May 1929.


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1900s
Rectory and Church, Clifton Campville
Rectory and Church, Clifton Campville

The Old Rectory in Clifton Campville is a Grade II listed building, originally a ...

1930s
Gardening class, Clifton Campville
Gardening class, Clifton Campville

Boys from Clifton School busy gardening, with rows of what look like kale and cabbages. ...

1960s
British Legion Parade, Clifton Campville
British Legion Parade, Clifton Campville

Former Home Guard members at a British legion parade in Clifton Campville..

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Donor ref:School Head Mr Brown (55/44937)

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