Major Lester_1912

The school was named after Canon Major Lester who worked in Liverpool for most of his life, dedicated to the poor of the city. Right - Anfield Cemetery, Thomas Major Lester’s tombstone.  Thanks to Steve for the photo.

The BBC has some memories posted on their site.


Left - pupils at Major Lester school in 1912 (courtesy of Liverpool Record Office)

Below left:  Hope Valley school, which is in the Major Lester building, in 2006.  Hope Valley was formed in the late 1990s from Major Lester and Eileen Craven schools.

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