• Sunday, 01 December 2013
  • 12:00 am

Shirley Heritage Project – Autumn 2013 Public History Talk #3
“The Rebuilding of Shirley Schools”
Speakers: Liz Webb, Michaela Lawler­Levene

2012‑2013 was the centenary year of the rebuilding of the Shirley Schools on Wilton and Bellemoor Roads (now Shirley Infant and Junior Schools). Liz, an architectural technician with a special interest in historical buildings and building preservation, shared the stories hidden in the building plans from 1912-1913, and Michaela shared the earlier Victorian history of the schools discovered in local and national archives.