Early photos  1862 - 1925

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Building of the Almshouses  :  1862 - 1864
The vicarage, which was called the Warden's Lodge, nearing completion, together with the adjoining coach house and accommodation for two stable boys.


The completed Warden's Lodge with the Great Hall and Cloister to the left of the photograph.  
Another rare photograph, taken c1876
This photograph of the Quadrangle, shows the residents in their uniforms  c.1878


Taken on the day of the churches consecration , 21 July 1864
​​The Revd George Cosby White on the left of this 1885 photo next to his wife and on the right is his curate, the Revd Walter Boulter with his wife.

Two residents picking fruit, which was grown all around the Quadrangle in 1877.  

This photograph of what was then the rear entrance (now the front entrance) to the Almshouses was taken just after the new tower was completed in 1882.

The Revd Canon Robert Wylde arrived in 1897 and under his inspired leadership  the almhouses and church contined to flourish. 
 

 

Residents returning home from a church service, c1897
Part of the Quadrangle, 1899
The Newland, Madresfield and Callow End Scouts,  1915 
  1. James Arthur Croft, 1922
    James Arthur Croft, 1922
  2. Partridge family, 1925
    Partridge family, 1925
  3. Choristers with Canon Wylde, 1919
    Choristers with Canon Wylde, 1919
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    1922
  5. Claud Biggs the choirmaster, matron and Lady Beauchamp, 1913
    Claud Biggs the choirmaster, matron and Lady Beauchamp, 1913
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    1876
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    1915
A selection of early photos of the Newland Choir school   (Click on any photo to open the slide-show