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Egg and Spoon game from Barnwell School (MoC298.70)

Barnwell Abbey Schools, 31 River Lane

History of Barnwell Abbey Schools


Miss Mabel Fountain, headmistress

Miss Ada Payne, infants’ mistress


School closed

1962 (31 River Lane)

T  Wall & Son, ice cream manufacturers (depot)



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