further education

West Ham Technical Institute & Library Opening.



Opening of West Ham's Technical Institute and Library by John Passmore Edwards in 1898.

Trade School For Girls

West Ham Municipal College had a department for the teaching of girls.

Trade School For Girls

Curwen's, Tonic Sol-fa College.

John Curwen acquired land in Earlham Grove for the College, and laid a stone in May,1879 in memory of miss Glover the originator of the Tonic Sol-fa system, and the first wing of the college was opened by the 8th Earl of Kintore on the 7th July.

Curwen's, Tonic Sol-fa College.

East Ham Technical College

By James Briggs


East Ham Technical College later became East Ham Grammar School. The Old School. Taken from a postcard sent to a patient in the Middlesex Hospital 22nd October 1909. The writer (May) says “Dear Stuart, I am sending the postcard. It isn’t a very nice view!!”

East Ham Technical College
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