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APPENDIX 1

THE CHARLES HAMILTON SCHOOLS

The following list is based on the list originally compiled by Bill Lofts & Derek Adley for The Men Behind Boys’ Fiction, updated and corrected where further information is known.

 

SCHOOL (and byline used)

FIRST APPEARANCE

DATE

Kenyons Academy

Worlds Comic 404

Mar 28, 1900

St. Cecilia’s School

Larks 379

Jul 30, 1900

Professor Crammer’s School for Young Gentlemen

Larks 436

Sep 2, 1901

Redclyffe (by Charles Hamilton, Ridley Redway)

Best Budget 8

May 3, 1902

Cliff House (1)

Marvel 1/503

Jun 27, 1903

St. Olaf’s

Halfpenny Comic

Jul 8, 1904

St. Winifred’s (1)

Marvel 2/56

Feb 18, 1905

St. Jim’s (1)

Halfpenny Comic

Feb18, 1905

St. Cynthia’s (by Charles Hamilton)

Union Jack 76

Mar 25, 1905

Castlemoor School

Funny Cuts 774

May 6, 1905

Clavering (1) (by Charles Hamilton)

Pluck 38

Jul 29, 1905

St. Tim’s

Boys’ Herald 114

Sep 23, 1905

Fernley (by Charles Hamilton)

Union Jack 106

Oct 21, 1905

Westmoor

Boys’ Friend 242

Jan 27, 1906

St. Meg’s

Halfpenny Comic

Mar 24, 1906

Clyffe

Boys’ Realm 200

Mar 31, 1906

Chilcote

Boys’ Friend 252

Apr 10, 1906

Croft Abbey School

Boys’ Realm 202

Apr 14, 1906

Clivedale School (by Charles Hamilton)

Boys’ Realm 211

Jun 16, 1906

Chumley School

Halfpenny Comic

Jun 30, 1906

Northmoor

Pluck 94

Aug 25, 1906

Rookwood (1)

Pluck 96

Sep 8, 1906

St. Edith’s

Boys’ Friend 274

Sep 8, 1906

St. Ethelbert’s

Boys’ Realm 223

Sep 8, 1906

St. Hilda’s (1) (by Charles Hamilton)

Boys’ Realm 229

Sep 22, 1906

Melthorpe

Pluck 101

Oct 13, 1906

Carbrooke (by Charles Hamilton)

Boys’ Realm 231

Nov 3, 1906

Lyndale

Pluck 105

Nov 10, 1906

St. Jim’s (2) (by Charles Hamilton, Martin Clifford)

Pluck 106

Nov 17, 1906

St. Oliver’s

Funny Cuts 855

Nov 24, 1906

Headland School

Marvel 150

Dec 8, 1906

St. Kit’s (by Charles Hamilton)

Pluck 116

Jan 26, 1907

Carnforth (by Charles Hamilton)

Boys’ Realm 244

Feb 2, 1907

St. Egbert’s (by Charles Hamilton)

Boys’ Realm 245

Feb 9, 1907

Grayle College

Smiles 42

Feb 12, 1907

St. Hilda’s (2)

Smiles 44

Feb 26, 1907

Clivedale (2)

Smiles 45

Mar 5, 1907

St. Freda’s (1) (by Charles Hamilton)

Smiles 46

Mar 12, 1907

Dormer College, Oxford

Boys’ Realm 250

Mar 16, 1907

St. Winifred’s (2)

Funny Cuts 872

Mar 19, 1907

Greyfriars School (1)

Smiles 47

Mar 19, 1907

St. Kit’s (2)

Smiles 48

Mar 26, 1907

Clavering (2) (by Martin Clifford)

Gem 1/3

Mar 30, 1907

Swarthmoor College

Smiles 52

Apr 23, 1907

Northcote (by Charles Hamilton)

Vanguard 1

May 4, 1907

Northorpe

Smiles 55

May 14, 1907

Norchester Board School (by Charles Hamilton)

Vanguard 7

Jun 15, 1907

Friardale School

Smiles 60

Jun 18, 1907

Larkshall College (by Gordon Conway)

Vanguard 13

Jul 27, 1907

Netherby

Marvel 185

Aug 10, 1907

Cliveden (by Charles Hamilton)

Boys’ Herald 223

Oct 26, 1907

St. Seriol’s College

Smiles 81

Nov 12, 1907

St. Ronan’s (1) (by Charles Hamilton)

Boys’ Realm 285

Nov 16, 1907

St. Kate’s (1) (by Charles Hamilton, Frank Drake)

Vanguard 33

Dec 17, 1907

Blackdale School

Boys’ Friend Library 36

Jan 1908

Beachwood Academy

Marvel 208

Jan 18, 1908

St. Friar’s

Boys’ Realm 297

Feb 8, 1908

Greyfriars (2) (by Frank Richards)

Magnet 1

Feb 15, 1908

St. Ronan’s

Funny Cuts 920

Feb 18, 1908

Birchemwell House

Smiles 99

Mar 17, 1908

Winwood College

Boys’ Realm 312

May 13, 1908

St. John’s

Diamond Library 36

Jun 1908

Cranmere

Diamond Library 39

Jul 1908

St. Winifred’s (3)

Boys’ Friend Library 67

Dec 1908

St. Freda’s (2)

Boys’ Realm 346

Jan 16, 1909

Mornington

Boys’ Realm 368

Jun 19, 1909

St. Dorothy’s (by Charles Hamilton)

Boys’ Realm 370

Jul 3, 1909

Highcliffe School (1)

Boys’ Realm 371

Jul 10, 1909

Chigville School

Vanguard 124

Sep 14, 1909

Pelham

Boys’ Realm Football Library 1

Sep 18, 1909

Ravensbourne College

Picture Fun 35

Oct 12, 1909

Clarence College

Picture Fun 38

Nov 2, 1909

Dugdale College

Picture Fun 40

Nov 16, 1909

Rylcombe Grammar School (by Prosper Howard)

Empire Library 1

Feb 19, 1910

St. Cuthbert’s

Picture Fun 57

Mar 15, 1910

St. Michael’s

Picture Fun 59

Mar 29, 1910

St. Tim’s

Picture Fun 61

Apr 12, 1910

St. Denny’s

Picture Fun 62

Apr 19, 1910

St. Steve’s

Picture Fun 63

Apr 26, 1910

St. Mick’s

Picture Fun 75

Jul 19, 1910

St. Andrew’s

Picture Fun 88

Oct 18, 1910

St. Freda’s (3)

Empire Library 2/1

Oct 29, 1910

St. Wode’s (by Charles Hamilton)

Empire Library 2/12

Jan 14, 1911

St. Mary’s

Picture Fun 105

Feb 14, 1911

Headland College

Picture Fun 112

Apr 4, 1911

St. Luke’s

Picture Fun 116

May 2, 1911

St. Dennis’s

Picture Fun 122

Jun 13, 1911

Clifton College

Funny Cuts 136

Jun 20, 1911

Banleigh

Funny Cuts 139

Jul 11, 1911

Courtfield Council School

Chuckles 1

Jan 10, 1914

St. Mildred’s

Picture Fun 303

Nov 28, 1914

Highcliffe (2) (by Frank Richards)

Boys’ Friend Library 288

Jan 1915

Rookwood (by Owen Conquest)

Boys’ Friend Weekly 715

Feb 20, 1915

Cedar Creek (by Martin Clifford)

Boys’ Friend Weekly 845

Aug 18, 1918

Cliff House (2) (by Hilda Richards)

School Friend 1

May 17, 1919

Benbow, the Floating School (by Owen Conquest)

Greyfriars Herald 2/1

Nov 1, 1919

St. Kit’s (3) (by Clifford Clive, Frank Richards)

School & Sport 1

Dec 17, 1921

St. Benedict’s

Jack’s Paper

Nov 21, 1922

Grimslade (by Frank Richards)

Ranger 81

Aug 27, 1932

Packsaddle (by Frank Richards)

Gem 1405

Jan 19, 1935

High Combe (by Charles Hamilton)

Modern Boy 371

Mar 16, 1935

Oakshott (by Charles Hamilton)

Modern Boy 462

Dec 12, 1936

Bendover

Pilot 72

Feb 13, 1937

Carcroft (by Frank Richards)

Hutchinson’s "Pie"

Dec 1944

Sparshott (by Frank Richards)

Sparshott Series

Dec 1945

Headland House (by Hilda Richards)

Headland House Series

Mar 1946

Topham (by Frank Richards)

Mascot Series

Dec 1946

St. Olive’s (by Hilda Richards)

Mascot Series

Dec 1946

Lynwood (by Frank Richards)

Lynwood Series

1949

Tipdale (by Frank Richards)

"The Fourth Form at Lynwood"

1949

High Lynn (by Hilda Richards)

High Lynn Series

1949

Barcroft (by Frank Richards; poems)

Poetry London

May 1949

Felgate (by Frank Richards)

Raymond Glendenning Book of Sport No.1

Sep 1949

Cunliffe School (by Frank Richards)

Feathered Friends

Jan 1950

 

UNPUBLISHED SCHOOLS

Ferndale

(character named Tom Bright)

(written c1946)

Oakhurst

(character named Harry Trent)

(written c1946)

St. Kate’s (2) (by Hilda Richards)

(created for "The Girls of St. Kate’s")

(written c1949)

 

© 2001 Steve Holland

Last revised: 25 July 2001




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