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Postcards.....

In August 2011 it came to light that there were some Postcards of St Elphin's School. If you have or know of any other Postcards of the school please contact either Gill or Liz - details below.

Below: The following 11 postcards published by P. A. Buchanan & Co Ltd - all undated. Postcards supplied by Mary Goodman. We are currently trying to ascertain the date the postcards were published.

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5.Cookery Room

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7. Verandah classroom

8. One Tree Hill

9. Gymnasium which, when the new one was built in the late 1960s, became the art room

10. Front Hall with display cabinet which now houses items of school memorabilia!

11. Playing Fields

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12. St Elphin's School 1905. Postcard supplied by Waveney Croson (nee Potter). Published by Elliott & Fry

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13. St Elphin's School 1905. Postcard supplied by Kathryn Dickens. Published by A. P. Co.

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14. St Elphin's School 1905. Postcard supplied by Kathryn Dickens. Published by Elliott & Fry

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15. St Elphin's School 1915 - Postcard supplied by Liz Donlan (nee Bailey). Publisher unknown

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16. St Elphin's School - undated. Postcard supplied by Waveney Croson (nee Potter). Published by H. G. Hartley

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17. St Elphin's School - undated. Postcard supplied by Kathryn Dickens. Published by Lilywhite Ltd.

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18. St Elphin's School - undated. Postcard supplied by Marianne Jackson – purchased off eBay December 2011. Published by P. A. Buchanan & Co Ltd.

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Below: A series of postcards published by P. A. Buchanan & Co Ltd - all undated. With the exception of 'Tennis Court' which was supplied by Elspeth Gash all postcards supplied by Kathryn Dickens.

19. Tennis Court (known as front tennis court)Tennis court

20. Class Room

21. Playing Field

22. The Laboratory

23. The Dining Hall

24. Front drive

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25. St Elphin's School - undated. Postcard supplied by Kathryn Dickens. Published by P. A. Buchanan & Co. Ltd.

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26. St Elphin's Playing Fields - undated. Postcard supplied by Christine Tew. Published by P. A. Buchanan & Co. Ltd.

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27. Although the following is not a postcard of the school itself, it was actually written by the father of an ex-pupil who was staying at the school during the summer holidays in 1997. As can be seen from the address, Mr Gracie was staying in "Orchard"! Postcard supplied by Ali Biddiscombe (nee Gracie)

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