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Old Sunday school picture just released


St Mary's North Mymms Sunday School 1937. Image copyright Cambridge University released under Creative Commons BY-NC 3.0
St Mary's North Mymms Sunday School 1937
Image courtesy of University of Cambridge released under Creative Commons BY-NC 3.0

The picture above was taken in 1937 and shows the Sunday school class at St Mary’s parish church, North Mymms with gifts for African schools.

Do you recognise anyone? Can you fill in any more details? Do you have any pictures of the event you could share? If so, the North Mymms History Project would like to hear from you.

The image is taken from an 82 x 82 mm glass slide. It has an undated caption from Kathleen Hannah Buxton (1905-1999), daughter of Reverend Leonard Buxton, the Vicar of St Mary’s North Mymms at the time which reads: “Sunday-School class at North Mimms with gifts for African schools”.

The photograph has been released by University of Cambridge via its Cambridge Digital Library, and is copyright of the university but is released under Creative Commons BY-NC 3.0.

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