have checked numerous school books of the period for references to the Musgrove
family. This was a great find as it's the only record we have found so far
despite much searching. The extracts shown here date between 1891 and
1894 fron the actual Log Book of St John's Church of England Primary
School Danbury Essex. Shown below is entry from Monday October the
twelth 1891 for three of the Musgrove children. This is when the returned
to Danbury from a short spell of living in London. The log clearly shows
on the top left page Diasy 10. Gracie 9 and Herbert 8 being welcomed to school.
The next extract top right dates from three years later on Dec 14th 1894.
Herbert Musgrove (now 11 years old) is recorded as being absent for three
fortnights. If you read on the Attendance Officer appears to have been busy
at this time. The two photos below show part of the original school buildings.
The right hand photo shows the converted building present day which is
used by Danbury Library. Note the various alterations to the building over