The Archive Disc

I have just had very surprising information from the Surrey History Centre.  The government passed a new law 3 years ago which apparently makes school archives closed FOR 100 YEARS !  This is, it seems, because of privacy laws. So I am sorry to say that the new archive disc that I have nearly finished […]

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A New Archive Disc

The OBA has been selling  3 discs with almost everything from the Archive on them.  Unfortunately they now only work on Windows up to Windows XP (and maybe on later Professional Windows programs).  However, Microformat, the company that made them, has redone everything as normal folders/ files which can be used just like any other […]

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Archive Update – 2nd April 2012

Archive Update Burwood Park School Ltd Most of you reading this update know a lot about Burwood Park School – but which one ? The advertisement on the right appeared in 1934.  It also appeared in 1938. Companies House says that Burwood Park School Ltd was registered “about 1929” (we are hoping for more accurate […]

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The Burwood Archive

This was created to keep alive the history and memory of the School and College. It comprises some 16,000 pages of documents held by the Surrey History Centre at Woking, further documents held by the British Deaf History Society and all the school films and videos, held by Sefra for the Surrey History Centre. The […]

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Archive

The final part, the photographs, is still not completed. There are, I think, between 2500 and 3000 photographs to process, date and name. A disc was available at the Edinburgh Reunion with the ones I have completed so far, with names and dates wherever possible. The whole project will be completed as soon as possible […]

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