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Thornbury Grammar School


Welcome to our TGS site which has been set up to give Old Thornburians a focus for their nostalgia.

Thanks to our many contributors it is developing into a very general site to appeal to all ages who attended the school (including staff!).

We hope that you enjoy browsing the contents, and welcome all contributions.

Mick Munns and David Webb

Adobe Acrobat
Many of the longer documents on this site are in Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) format for ease of use. Just save them to your hard drive and then you can read them at your leisure. Download Acrobat Reader


Prefects photos - 46, 47, 51, 52, 56

Open Evening Programme, with plan sketch of school - 1968

The Thornburian from 1935, 36, 37, 39, 57, 66

Some faces and netball/rounders teams from the Late 50s

St Briavels - 1958

Gower Peninsula - 1960

Nympsfield Camp - c1936


Two histories of TGS
'The Development of a Country School' by B. Stafford Morse

(We are seeking the copyright owner of this booklet to request permission to use it - please help)
'The History of Marlwood School' by L. G. Taylor
(both in Acrobat format so may take a minute or two to download)

Photographs & Memorabilia - lots of nostalgia here

Portrait Gallery - 'Now' and 'Then' pictures chronologically arranged

Message Board

Use our Message Board to add comments or suggestions which you wish to share with anyone who visits the site. Please do not use this as an opportunity to abuse the staff (known as nastalgia), although fellow pupils are fair game!

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If you didn't arrive here via Friends Reunited, then you might wish to click on the link to take a look at their user-friendly web-site which puts old school colleagues in touch with each other.

For those of you who haven't been to Thornbury recently:
visit Eric Dodd's excellent site full of high quality photographs of the town,
or a community site about Thornbury in general, with many further links,
while the Thornbury Museum site is full of useful heritage information.


You may send any suggestions, comments or contributions directly to us via email, or use our simple Comments form. Please also help us to correct any factual errors.

Thanks for visiting.

(Last update 2nd July 2002)