Set X (1912-1914)

Scope and Content

Loose pages (5) from an album containing 58 photographs of students and staff of Bedford Physical Training College for the years circa 1912-1914. No pages or photographs are captioned. It is thought that this is part of a personal album of a student.

The images show scenes from life at the College and include the following: students swimming in the Commercial Road Swimming Baths, playing hockey and engaged in dance displays; the hockey and lacrosse teams; the cricket coach Mr Rogers and tutor Molly Petit; the exteriors of Nos. 29, 31 and 37 Lansdowne Road and the interior of the gymnasium/medical room; excursions in the countryside, picnics, punting on the river Great Ouse and cycling.