History of Ibstock Place House and School

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 3470 IPS001
  • Dates of Creation
      1894 - 2012
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      34x32x6cm 10 Black boxes

Scope and Content

History about the manor house which became titled 'Ibstock Place' in the 1920s which is named after the purchaser's hometown in Leicestershire.

History about Ibstock Place School which began as The Froebel Demonstration School at Kensington in 1894.

Administrative / Biographical History

This collection has been arranged and catalogued by the Librarian and Archivist at Ibstock Place School, Angela Platt, since 2014.


Black boxes are arranged chronologically and grouped primarily according to building works. Heads of IPS and Alumni boxes are organized chronologically and arranged according to surname.

Access Information

All requests for access should be sent to the Librarian and Archivist including: purpose of research, details of requested resources and the outcome of the research project (i.e., publication, dissertation, etc).

Other Finding Aids

LOCATION: BOX A History of Ibstock Place House, 1894-1989

LOCATION: BOX B History of Ibstock Place House (Buildings), 1894-1989

LOCATION: BOX C History of Ibstock Place School, 1990-2000

LOCATION: BOX D History of Ibstock Place School, 2000-2012

LOCATION: BOX AA Friedrich Froebel & Froebel Education Institute (F.E.I.)

LOCATION: BOX ABC Old Froebelian/Old Ibstonian Society, 1923-2001

LOCATION: BOX AB Heads of Froebel Demonstration School/Ibstock Place School, 1894-1933

LOCATION: BOX AC Heads of Froebel Demonstration School/Ibstock Place School, 1934-2018

LOCATION: BOX A1 Alumni, 1894-1969

LOCATION: BOX A2 Alumni 1970-2018

Appraisal Information

This collection is appraised by the Librarian and Archivist, with substantial assistance from the school secretaries and instruction from the Head of IPS.


Further accruals are expected.