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Joseph Perry - one of the dedicated Estate Staff who served at New Hall
The Harvest Supper (1908)

The Harvest Supper - Sister Ann Young retold these memories aged over 90 More...

Girls on the farm
Hazy Days and Stink Bombs (1957)

Scottish Dances, stink bombs and raft making. Rozanne Barton (nee Lower, Old Fish, 1954 - 57) reflects on her time at the School. More...

Royal-blue Overalls and Midnight Mischief (1993)

Irresistible mischief, antics and adventures. Jacqueline Silver (Old Fish, 1987 - 94) looks back on her time at New Hall. More...

June 1938 - Queen Mary speaks with Rev. M. Prioress
Queen Mary's Visit (1938)

Letter extract from S. Anthony Magdalen on the visit of Queen Mary More...

Chewing Gum and Railcarriage Chaos (1987)

Trading chewing gum for t-shirts, singing on the night train and hungover sightseeing, Annalise Coady (Old Fish, Southwells, 1982-88) looks back on th… More...

Primrose - the Pack Coach
Primrose and Blue Stockings (1947)

Processions, Feasts and Postulant vocations. Paddy Bernard (nee Moyes, Old Fish, 1947-52) reflects on what life was like at New Hall in the 40s. More...

Out and Round (1965)

Mouse, Midge, Scrap and Squeaker. Penelope Martin (Old Fish, 1965-70) writes about unfortunate nicknames and school shenanigans at New Hall in the 60s… More...

School library (1890)
The Seven Sinners and Simmy Monica (1840)

M. E. Francis, daughter of Margaret Powell, writes about her mother's memories of New Hall. Published in 1918, the extract tells of the antics of thre… More...

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