Books on Hertfordshire

A History of the Girl's School of Christ's Hospital, London, Hoddesdon and Hertford

by William Lempriere

Cambridge University Press, 1924

The School Chapel, 1924

In addition to giving a detailed history of the Girls' School the book also includes the following list of Headmistresses:

1707 Mrs Pricilla Moss
1725 Mrs Elizabeth Mallett
1731 Miss Mary Mallett
1742 Mrs  Ann Maurice
1751 Miss Sarah Hall
(in 1755 Mrs Holland)
1757 Miss Frances Mason
1761-1778 [School Closed]
1778 Mrs Elizabeth Duncomb
1787 Miss Susanna Richardson
1793 Miss Ann Sparrow
1826 Miss Elizabeth Thompson
1852 Miss Sarah Ann Peacock
1875 Mrs Susan Lyster
1878 Miss Alice Elizabeth King
1893 Miss Margaret Ethel Robertson
1921 Miss Norah Cicely Craig

There are similar lists of the stewards and the medical officers.

For some short extracts see SPARROW, Christs Hospital, Hertford, 1822

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