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Saturday, 26 March 2011

More details of Stella's schooling

From the admission records of St Leonard's School:

Previous School               High School/Private School in Canada
Special care                        Highly nervous or excited [this certainly matches with things she said in later life about her adolescence]
Church                                 Church of England
Referee                                               A Siemens, & Airlie Gardens
Godfrey Worsley Esq,    ?, Hillingdon, Middex
Signature of applicant  Isabella Dodwell, widow of ??, child’s grandmother, 5 St Catherines Terrace, ?. Isle of Wight
Date August 23rd 1893
Stella was at St Leonards for two terms only – September 1893 and January 1894

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