The Edwardian Era
King Edward VI School, Stratford-upon-Avon 1902-1914


"There were four scholarships for day boys and the sons of burgesses in Stratford and three became vacant in the summer of 1904: I received one of these"

Find out more about the school during this period in the Edwardian Era gallery

Cornwell Robertson and staff, c1908


Other resources on the school in the
Edwardian Era


1st XI, 1908

Edgar Cranmer
We had a knockout competition at cricket. You paid tuppence to enter and the winning team came away with sixpence. It was a two-innings match and I happened to be in the winning team.
Edgar Cranmer recalls his time as a pupil at the school from 1904 to 1908

Gerald Jaggard
The science master was a Mr Scott, who was the hero of a dramatic incident in the laboratory. The head's eldest son Derek, when using a pipette, managed to get some strong acid into his throat . . .
Read Gerald Jaggard's reminiscences of his schooldays at the beginning of the twentieth-century

Chemistry lab, 1912


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