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Re: School help please!
« Reply #18 on: Monday 25 February 08 21:10 GMT (UK) »
The school which you mention was known as Greggs High School and it was situated in Heathfield, Swansea.   It was a private school and entry was gained through passing an entrance examination.  It provided a commercial education for both boys and girls.    There was another similar establishment in Swansea called Clark's College - this was situated on St Helen's Road near the YMCA.   I believe that the building is now a Quaker Church.    You will find both Greggs and Clark's on Friends Reunited site.

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Re: School help please!
« Reply #19 on: Sunday 02 March 08 15:48 GMT (UK) »
The school you're refering to was just below the old Grammar School that was formerly the Deaf and Dumb Institute. When the Grammar School in Mount Pleasant was bombed during the blitz, they took over the building until we moved to Bishop Gore in Sketty in about 1952. The boys used to cut through Greggs to catch buses in Christina Street.
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Re: School help please!
« Reply #20 on: Friday 28 March 14 22:56 GMT (UK) »
If you are looking for info on greggs high school my grandfather mr watts was headmaster and my mother was teacher there.

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Re: School help please!
« Reply #21 on: Friday 04 April 14 22:24 BST (UK) »
Thanks Graham.

My mum would be interested with this. I'll send you a PM.

Thanks.
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Re: School help please!
« Reply #22 on: Sunday 06 April 14 14:34 BST (UK) »
My grandfather was mr a l watts and my grandmother was Eileen watts they owned the school for many years. 

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Re: School help please!
« Reply #23 on: Monday 25 January 16 01:31 GMT (UK) »
I attended Gregg High School in 1969 to do a 6 month TOPPS course arranged by the Government in Shorthand and Typing.  I cannot remember its exact location but it was in the centre of Swansea.

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Re: School help please!
« Reply #24 on: Thursday 28 January 16 10:23 GMT (UK) »
My mother also went to Greggs to learn short-hand but that was in the 1920s so the school was there for a long time.
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Re: School help please!
« Reply #25 on: Sunday 29 October 17 21:27 GMT (UK) »
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