Records of Marjorie Reed, later Hibbert

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Autobiographical account relating to Mrs Reed's experiences during her thirty five year career educating five to eighteen year olds, including her time in Hull and Sawbridgeworth. Two letters from former pupils and nine photographs are also included.

Administrative / Biographical History

Mrs B. Marjorie Reed began teaching before the Second World War and spent the war years as a Billeting Office. She was also an observer in the Juvenile Courts, a member of the National Union of Teachers Reorganisation Committee and a Committee Member of the Headteachers' Association. The volume contains a record of teaching methods over her thirty five year career educating five to eighteen year olds from both deprived and more priveleged backgrounds. Mrs Reed was the first married woman to be appointed as a Headteacher in Hull. Following the death of her husband it is believed that Mrs Reed later remarried and became Mrs Hibbert.

Conditions Governing Access

Access will be granted to any accredited reader

Custodial History

Donated by Marjorie Hibbert, Sawbridgeworth, 14 January 2002

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