OSSETT GRAMMAR SCHOOL

THE ORIGIN OF THE BUILDING WHICH WAS TO BECOME THE NEW OSSETT GRAMMAR SCHOOL

1866

Transcription of a Deed showing the purchase of the plot of land on which the house was built, by Philip Ellis

John ELLIS, Philip ELLIS, Eli ELLIS of Ossett, Cloth Manufacturers the 1st Pt, John and Eli ELLIS 2nd Pt, Philip ELLIS 3rd Pt and Edmund TEALE of Ossett, Bookkeeper 4th Pt. Of & concerning Plots of land, ‘Mansion house’**, (Is this the house named ‘Sowood House’ marked on the old map, also known as the ‘Manor House’?? )  dwelling House, hereditaments etc comprising the 1st of 2 schedules. Firstly plot of land at Ossett 3a 2r 2and 1 third p. Bounded NW by Storrs Hill Rd W by Ossett Green S & E by other hereditaments of J, P & E ELLIS. Secondly that other plot of land cont. 3a 1r 21 and 1 third p. Bounded NW by Storrs hill Rd W & S ????? partly by hereditaments belonging to John BRIGGS devisees & partly by other hereditaments belonging to J, P & E ELLIS on the SE by land & hereditaments described in the 2nd schedule & NE by land & hereditaments described in 2nd schedule and also that messuage/dwellinghouse with outbuildings upon the lastly described plot & now in the occupation of George HARRISON and John BEAUMONT all delineated on Plan (NO PLAN). Second Schedule plot of land cont 3a 1r 32p NW partly by hereditaments secondly described in First Schedule & partly by plot described on SW by other hereditaments to J, P & E ELLIS, SE side thereof by public footway and NE by land & hereditaments recently purchased by Philip ELLIS and also that MANSION HOUSE & outbuildings now in the course of erection (( “PARK HOUSE” ?)) on the said plot. Secondly, all that other plot of land in Ossett cont. 1r 14 and 1third p NW by Storrs hill Rd SW by land & hereditaments secondly described in the first schedule on the SE by part of land & hereditaments lastly thereon before described & NE partly by land & property of David ELLIS & partly by land & hereditaments recently purchased by Philip ELLIS (Ref: 1866 ZH 95 109)

PARK HOUSE 1866

Park House became Ossett Grammar School in September 1907OGS_1907

MATERIAL CONNECTED TO THE OSSETT GRAMMAR SCHOOL

 Obtained from West Yorks Archive Service at the West Yorks History Centre, in Wakefield

 

 

(Ref: WMT/OS)

1910 –

VARIOUS EXCERPTS FROM GOVERNORS MEETINGS

HEADMASTER Mr FRANKLIN & STAFF

 dates not known

staff

OGS 1949

The names of the students and staff on this photo can be viewed on the ‘SOUTH OSSETT’ page