Letters and papers of William Norman Illingworth, educationalist, relating to his early career as a teacher in Leeds and Birkenhead, 1923-1929

Scope and Content

These papers shed some light on the doubts and troubles Illingworth encountered when first beginning in the teaching profession.

Administrative / Biographical History

William Norman Illingworth read history at the University of Leeds, graduating in 1922, followed by a postgraduate diploma in education. He took his M.A. in 1925 and subsequently taught in a number of schools before becoming headmaster of Durham City Senior School in 1932. In 1947 he resigned and founded his own school, the Sangreal School ,Durham, which he ran until 1971

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

Gift of Mr G. Woledge, July 1984


In English

Additional Information

See the Special Collections Letters Database for details of letters