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Stretton Lodge School, Gravelly Hill


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Out of all the little schools, public and private, which came and went in 20th century Birmingham, I wonder if anyone else apart from me has ever heard of this one, Stretton Lodge High School for Girls, Preparatory School for Boys and Kindergarten, in Gravelly Hill and owned and run by the Misses Widdowson.

My elder brother and my sister were sent there - at enormous expense, by the look of it - in the 1920s and up to 1931 before the family moved out into the open countryside of Streetly.