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Forester Training Schools 1904 - 1971  PDF 4
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No: 671   Contributor: Norman Davidson   Year: 2001
Forester Training Schools 1904 - 1971 PDF 4

A page from the hand produced and photocopied booklet by Henry Smith and Geoff Waygood. Henry and Geoff researched the history of all the Forester Training Schools, sought contributions from ex students and produced 100 copies of the booklet in 2001.
An invaluable record of details and facts on all the Forester training Schools in UK.

Glentress Forester Training School PDF 4

Forest of Dean School - 1904 to 1971
New Forest School - 1922 two short durations of about 1 year each
Chopwell Wood, County Durham - 1923 for short spell of 1-2 years
Beaufort - 1922 to 1930, students and staff transferred to Benmore
Benmore, Argyll - 1930 to 1965
Lyndford Hall, Thetford - 1947 to 1956
Glentress - 1946 to 1953 when students and staff moved to Faskally
Faskally, Pitlochry - 1953 to 1969
Gwydr, North Wales - 1948 to 1969

The booklet has been copied into 7 PDFs, the first is added to Picture 306 and the other 6 PDFs are available on Picture Nos 669-674.
Picture added on 10 November 2010
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