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Harrowbarrow School

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The school was founded in 1872 to serve the Tamar Valley villages of Harrowbarrow & Metherell. It is located 15 miles from Plymouth & 10 miles west of Tavistock. There have been major extensions and refurbishment of the old Victorian school over recent years.

Information for 2002:

Age range: 4-11 Number of pupils: 122

Headteacher: Mark Tamblyn, appointed in January 1985. Staff 6 (men 2, women 4).

External Sites

Cornwall Online Parish Clerks

Online Census Project

Cornwall Family History Society

Tamar Valley A.O.N.B.

Cornwall / Calstock

Calstock Archive Trust


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The photographs on these pages were contributed by Ellen Yessis, Ontario, Canada. Some of her ancestors appear in them.

If anyone can identify others, please use the Contact link above left.

Harrowbarrow School
A: Charlotte Emma Hocking, born 1890 and died 1902
B: Winnifred Hocking born 1897 and died 1902
Front row, 4th from the left: Samuel Hocking, born 1893, died 1965 in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Back row, 2nd from right: William Hocking, born 1891, died 1982 in Connecticut, U.S.A.

Harrowbarrow School
Front row, 3rd from the right: William Hocking

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