Don, you might be interested in a book called "Aspects of the History of
Ongar" which contains a couple of chapters about Ongar Grammar School:
On 03-04-2011 12:08, G Morris wrote:
Try the Essex Record Office? There is nothing apparent in the online
catalogue SEAX however they do have some school newsletters and some books
which do not appear on SEAX. You can email them through their website.
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From: "Don Montague"
> Searching for my wife's GALE kin I have found Archibald GALE aged 12
> and Harold GALE aged 11, both born Mandalay, India, listed in the
> 1901 Census at Ongar Grammar School. This makes Archibald born in
> about 1889 - which corresponds very closely with the information we
> have, that her first cousin once removed Archibald Stanley GALE was
> born in September 1888 and christened on 5/Nov/1888 in Rangoon, Burma
> (more or less the same place as Mandalay).
> My basic question is, how can we find out more about these two
> lads? The Census gives no more than I have recorded above, alas, and
> Ongar Grammar School apparently closed in 1940. Does anyone have any
> ideas about where their old registers or other records may be kept -
> or even if they have been preserved?
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