Hertfordshire Genealogy

Guide to Old Hertfordshire


Bishops Stortford





Bishop's Stortford


The Grammar School


The School, Bishops Stortford

A Classroom in the old Grammar School
From Bishop's Stortford in old picture postcards


Bishop's Stortford College

bishops-stortford-college jv-51272-colour  

The College, Hadham Road, Bishop Stortford
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Hockerill Training College

Hockerill Training College


St Mary's Convent

St Mary's Convent, Windhill, Bishops Stortford, Roman Catholic School  

St Mary's Convent,

Bishops Stortford

P. A. Buchanan & Co, Chiswick, London W

No 5661  posted circa 1913


To Mrs G F Dutton, Braehead, Buckhurst Hill, Essex

I am much better now. Are you coming to the play? How did you like Plymouth? Hoping you are all well, with love to all from Mildred

P.S. The fourth windows up are where Monica and I slept on the right hand side.


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The Sisters of St Mary of Namur acquired Windhill Lodge in 1896 as a school for Bishops Stortford's Catholic community, and in the early 1900's built the much larger school house next door.  [More history] [School web site]

St Mary's Convent,

Bishops Stortford,

Games Pavilion

P. A. Buchanan & Co. Ltd., Croydon

unnumbered -   posted 1935

To Miss Freda Scott, The Bakery, Potter Street, Harlow, Essex.

Don't call yet for Needlework: I have been very busy and have not had time to attend to it.

Sister Thicucy(??)


Card kindly provided by Jane Rook

  Games Pavillion, St Mary's Convent, Bishops Stortford, Hertfordshire, pc by Buchanan
September 2012   Details of St Mary's Convent added