File 1 - Thomas Halliwell reminisces of his time as a student 1910-12

“Recollections of 1910-12” handwritten memoir written by Thomas Halliwell Typed transcripts of “Recollections of 1910-12” Walter Parsons portrait photograph City of Leeds Training College 1910-12 Harriers 1912 City of Leeds Training College 1910-11 Group photograph Edward Harrison portrait photograph

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Thomas Halliwell reminisces of his time as a student 1910-12


  • 1911 - 1986 (Creation)

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2 letters, handwritten account, typed transcript of account, 5 photographs.

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(fl 1890-1986)

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Thomas Halliwell was born in 1890 at Rugby in Warwickshire, the youngest son of Railway Engine Driver John Halliwell who was originally from Rochdale. Thomas attended the City of Leeds Training College in 1910-12, resident at Buckingham House in 1911. He was Assistant Master at Murray School, Rugby from 1908-1910, Park Avenue School, Attleborough from 1912-1927 and in that year moved to Woolmer Green CE School in Knebworth and later Offley Endowed CE School near Hitchin. During WW1 he enlisted 1914 and took part in the second landing at Gallipoli later serving in Salonica and Palestine.

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Phillip Entwhistle asked Thomas Halliwell to write down his reminiscences about his time as a student at the City of Leeds Training College.

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Iain Poole

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