Download e-book for kindle: Elm Park 1626-1954: Country House to Preparatory School by Sean Barden

By Sean Barden

Elm Park close to Killylea, County Armagh, occupies a major position in twentieth-century academic historical past in Northern eire.

In 1920 Seth Smith and Willoughby Weaving received the home and grounds referred to as Elm Park and tested a preparatory college for boys elderly among seven and fourteen. in the course of the moment global battle over 60 boys attended the college, yet a decline in numbers after 1945 ended in its closure in 1954. lots of its former scholars went directly to play vital roles on the planet of commercial, undefined, the military, the civil and diplomatic companies.

This superbly illustrated e-book via Sean Barden attracts on fabric collated by way of the ''old boys'' of the college. it truly is even more than just a chronicle of the varsity, despite the fact that, because the historical past of Elm Park and the households linked to it are coated from the early 17th century via to the start of the twentieth.

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