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Private Schools in Leighton Buzzard

 Directories record the following private schools in Leighton Buzzard from 1830 to 1940. Dates are those of the first and last mention in a directory, not the opening and closing dates for the school.

Beaudesert

  • Miss L.M.Price's school for ladies at 31 Beaudesert: 1890 to 1903;
  • Charles William Bishop's school for boys at 27 Beaudesert: 1914

Billington Road

  • Beechcroft private school, 39 Billington Road: 1936-1940

Bridge Street

  • Camden House, Miss Helen Wilmot Buxton's boarding and day school for girls: 1894

Church Square

  • Mary Cooper's school: 1839
  • Robert Harding's grammar school: 1839
  • Mrs.Dorman and Miss Wagstaff's ladies' school: 1847 [Frances Sarah Dorman ran a private school for girls in Linslade from at least 1854 to at least 1871]

 53 Dudley Street December 2008
53 Dudley Street December 2008

Dudley Street

  • Mrs.E.J.Rowe's school at 53 Dudley Street: 1894;
  • Miss Eleanor Mollett's school for ladies at 47 Dudley Street: 1898

47 Dudley Street December 2008
47 Dudley Street December 2008

Friday Street

  • Charles Elliot's day school: 1853 to 1862

Hartwell Crescent

  • Miss Louisa Price's school for girls at the Gables: 1910 to 1914;
  • Miss Emily J.Meadley's school for boys and girls at The Gables: 1920 to 1936

16 High Street about 1900 Z50-72-140
16 High Street about 1900 [Z50/72/140]

High Street

  • John Brown's school for boys: 1830
  • Mrs. and Miss Powley's boarding school: 1839
  • Elizabeth Odell and Gregory Flemons Odell's school at 16 High Street: 1850 to 1854
  • Mary Adey's school for girls, also called a ladies' seminary: 1869 to 1877

16-18 High Street June 2008
16-18 High Street June 2008

Hockliffe Street

  • James Muirhead's school: 1890;
  • Miss Susan Sanders' school for infants: 1890;
  • Miss Edith E.Varney's school for girls at 16 Hockliffe Street: 1910;
  • Beechcroft, Miss Millicent Draper's boarding and day school for girls: 1914 to 1931

The site of 16 Hockliffe Street December 2008
The site of 16 Hockliffe Street December 2008

Lake Street

  • Mary Cooper's school for girls: 1830;
  • Sarah Rogers' school for girls: 1830;
  • Elizabeth Blencowe's school: 1839;
  • Mary Adey's boarding school for girls [Adey was Minister of Lake Street Baptist Church 1827 to 1853]: 1864;
  • Thomas Honibone's school for boys: 1877 to 1885;
  • Collegiate School of Edwin Wells Whittaker at 57, 1892 to 1895

57 Lake Street December 2008
57 Lake Street December 2008

Market Square

  • Sarah Marshall's school: 1839 to 1850

North Street

Address Not Known

  • Charles Fisher and Son, middle class boarding and day school: 1885