George Bernard Shaw and Heanor Grammar School (2)

[2018: images from the “Thank You For Your Letter” project have been deleted to make space for new posts.  The images have been retained within Derbyshire County Council’s internal records system so that we may re-use them in the future.]

I hope you all – the whole 18 of you – will in future improve your own handwritings instead of bothering about mine.  I am very old (91) and have to write slowly and carefully, like a child.  Continue reading


George Bernard Shaw and Heanor Grammar School


Heanor Grammar School

12 November 1947

Dear Mr Shaw

We had until recently an autograph letter from you exhibited prominently in our Sixth Form Room.  But some time ago, the glass having broken, the letter, our pride and joy, disappeared.  Continue reading