Farfields School

A Memory of Basingstoke

I suspect either caption "Basingstoke Boarding School" or "Fairfields School" is correct, depending on your time period. I attended this school in the 1960s & 70s when it was aan ordinary (non-boarding) Infants & Junior school called Fairfields, and yes I remember Mr. Thomas, the headmaster, as an authority to be feared.

But the building was much older than that, and I remember seeing a keystone with "1898" written on it. Quite likely it was a boarding school in its early days.

A memory shared by Colin Moden , on Dec 2nd, 2007.

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Sat May 9th 2015, at 9:23 am

brianperrett commented:

I went to this school in about 1947 then moved to Fairfields secondary modern school 1953 to 1957, which you can see to the right of the infants school

Brian P

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