Cricket Team, Stafford Grammar School,

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Date:1911

Description:Back Row: C. Smith, R. Hall, W. Robinson, P. Bridgwood, C. Woodger, ? Broadbent, J. Parker

Middle Row: W. Corfield, E.O. Powell, B. Norton, R. Lambert, ?,

Front Row: G. Taylor, S. Webb, C. Aspin.

E.O. Powell was the Headmaster from 1901 to 1924, R.C. Lambert was the Mathematics Master from 1903, became Second Master in 1913 and retired in in 1935, and C.A. Woodger, was the Geography Master from 1911 to 1946.


The Free Grammar School of King Edward VI was established in 1550 using St. Bertelin's Chapel as a schoolroom. Due to the poor state of repair of the schoolroom the school was rebuilt on the corner of Gaol Square and North Walls in 1813 (pictured). The school finally moved to new premises on Newport Road in 1862.

In 1919 the education Committee took over the school and in 1928 built a new hall and wing facing Friars Terrace.

In the mid 1970s, the Grammar School merged with Stafford Girls' High School to become King Edward VI High School, a comprehensive school.


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1880s
Stafford Grammar School,
Stafford Grammar School,

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1910s
Staff Cricket Team, Stafford Grammar School,
Staff Cricket Team, Stafford Grammar School,

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1940s
Floods, Newport Road, Stafford,
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1990s
After the fire at Fatty Arbuckles,
After the fire at Fatty Arbuckles,

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