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Fettes College

 

Engravings

    Engraving from 'Old & New Edinburgh'  -  Fettes College

ENGRAVING

Published 1890

 

Photos from the early 1900s

W R & S Ltd  -  Photograph from the early-1900s  -  Fettes College

WR & S PHOTOGRAPH

Fettes College

 

Postcards

Postcard by an unidentified publisher  -  Fettes College Cricket Field

The Cricket Field

Postcard by an unidentified publisher  -  Fettes College  -  The Yeo Memorial Pavilion

The Yeo Memorial Pavilion

WR&S Postcard  -  Fettes College  -  posted 1907 c

The College

  Postcard by an unidentified publisher   -  Fettes College  - The Dining Hall

The Dining Hall

  Postcard by Marshall Wane & Co   -  Fettes College  -  The Chapel

The Chapel

  Postcard by an Marshall Wane & Co   -  Fettes College  -  The Form Room

The Form Room

 

Cabinet Print - 1881

Marshall Wane  -  Cabinet Print  -  Fettes VIII Gymnastic Team

Fettes VIII  -  Gymnastic Team

 

Photos - 1950s

Morris Minors bellonging to Edinburgh Corporation parked in front of Fettes College  -  Photograph probably taken in the 1950s

Morris Minors

parked in front of Fettes College

Trojan vans bellonging to the City of Edinburgh parked in front of Fettes College  -  Photogrpah probably taken in the 1950s

Trojan vans

parked in front of Fettes College

 

Photos - 2005

Approach to Fettes College from the south  -  View from inside the grounds

The School

Fettes College from the South Gate  -  Doors Open Day, 24 September 2005

Doors Open Day

The Headmaster's Lodge, situated on the north-west corner of Fettes College

The Headmaster's Lodge

 

Fettes College

Brief History

Sir William Fettes (1750-1836), a wealthy Edinburgh wine and tea  merchant.  He was, twice, Lord provost of Edinburgh.

He left a bequest of 166,000.  This was eventually used to build Fettes College, a boarding school for boys "for the education of children of reduced circumstances".

The school was designed by architect David Brice and was founded in 1870.  It was completed in 1873.

The school is set in 100-acre grounds, to the north-west of Inverleith Park in North Edinburgh.

The British Prime Minister, Tony Blair, attended Fettes College. 

 

 

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