North London Collegiate School

Connections

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Dedications Stella Gibbons
She dedicated the novel to Brenda Bennet and Stella Crow , two old friends from North London Collegiate School . The frontispiece quotes Maria Edgeworth 's Leonora.
Gibbons, Stella. The Bachelor. Dodd, Mead, 1944.
prelims
Oliver, Reggie. Out of the Woodshed: A Portrait of Stella Gibbons. Bloomsbury, 1998.
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Education Ruth Padel
She found school work (at Byron House school in Highgate and then at the highly academic North London Collegiate ) difficult. She always got an A for English essays, although she would write a short...
Education Stevie Smith
SS attended the famous North London Collegiate School for girls, where she did poorly and first learnt to be bored.
Spalding, Frances. Stevie Smith: A Critical Biography. Faber and Faber, 1988.
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Education Marie Stopes
MS became a pupil at North London Collegiate School in London.
Hall, Ruth. Marie Stopes: A Biography. Deutsch, 1977.
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Education Stella Gibbons
After her governess attempted suicide, SG enrolled in North London Collegiate , the school founded by Frances Mary Buss , a pioneer in women's education.
Oliver, Reggie. Out of the Woodshed: A Portrait of Stella Gibbons. Bloomsbury, 1998.
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Employer Emily Hickey
EH became a lecturer in English Literature at North London Collegiate School for Girls (a secondary school), founded in April 1850 by Frances Mary Buss , who was still headmistress.
Thesing, William B., editor. Dictionary of Literary Biography 199. Gale Research, 1999.
199: 167
Leighton, Angela, and Margaret Reynolds, editors. Victorian Women Poets: An Anthology. Blackwell, 1995.
Blain, Virginia, Patricia Clements, and Isobel Grundy, editors. The Feminist Companion to Literature in English: Women Writers from the Middle Ages to the Present. Yale University Press; Batsford, 1990.
Family and Intimate relationships Kate Clanchy
While the family was in Edinburgh, KC 's mother, Joan Clanchy , was the Headmistress of St George's School for Girls (which numbers Ménie Muriel Dowie among its distinguished former students).
Scott, Jane. “By Virtue Of An Explosive Arts Debut”. The Herald.
When KC 's...

Timeline

4 April 1850
The North London Collegiate School for Ladies , founded by Frances Mary Buss as her own venture, re-opened with its new and enduring name at its new address, 46 Camden Street.
1890
Clara Collet published The Economic Position of Educated Working Women.