Ardwick Schools Collection

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Small collection concerning the schools which sat at the junction of Devonshire Street and Hyde Road, Ardwick, Manchester, from the late 19th to the late 20th century. These include the Ardwick Higher Grade School, 1894-1911, Ardwick Central School, 1911-1952, Ardwick Secondary Technical School, 1952-1957, Ardwick Technical School, 1957-1967, Nicholls-Ardwick High School (later Ellen Wilkinson High School), 1967 until its closure. It also includes information on Ardwick Secondary School for Girls and Nicholls Secondary School for Boys, both of which amalgamated with Ardwick Technical High School in 1967 to form the Nicholls-Ardwick High School.

Conditions Governing Access

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Acquisition Information

Given to Chetham's Library by David Boardman, Mar 2009.