By Sean Barden
In 1920 Seth Smith and Willoughby Weaving got the home and grounds referred to as Elm Park and demonstrated a preparatory tuition for boys elderly among seven and fourteen. through the moment global struggle over 60 boys attended the college, yet a decline in numbers after 1945 led to its closure in 1954. lots of its former students went directly to play vital roles on the planet of commercial, undefined, the defense force, the civil and diplomatic providers.
This fantastically illustrated publication via Sean Barden attracts on fabric collated via the ''old boys'' of the varsity. it's even more than just a chronicle of the college, besides the fact that, because the background of Elm Park and the households linked to it are lined from the early 17th century via to the start of the twentieth.
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