Huddersfield Collegiate School, St. John's Road, Huddersfield

This page is a bare-bones entry for a location which appears on an historic Ordnance Survey map. More detailed information may eventually be added...


  • appears on maps: 1851 [#184], 1905 [#84]
  • location on map: off St. John's Road & Oxford Street (now off Clare Hill), Newtown
  • status: no longer exists
  • category: school
  • notes: opened 1838, closed after merging with Huddersfield College in 1887, taken over by Alfred Jubb circa 1891 and renamed Albany Hall

Extract from A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848) edited by Samuel Lewis:

The Huddersfield Collegiate School was established, on the principles of the Church of England, by a body of proprietors in shares of £21 each, in 1838. The patrons are, the Archbishop of York, the Bishop of Ripon, and the Earls of Harewood and Dartmouth ; and the institution is under the direction of a president and council, the Vicar of Huddersfield being the former, and has a principal, vice-principal, and the usual number of masters. The building is on a commanding eminence, to the left of the road leading to Bay-Hall, and convenient houses have been built by the council for the principal and vice-principal, the whole of the grounds comprising a site of about six acres.


Huddersfield Collegiate School, St. John's Road, Huddersfield


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This page was last modified on 28 June 2017 and has been edited by Dave Pattern.

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