22 heart warming memories of Blackpool's lost Elmslie Girls School

Elmslie Girls School was an independent school and would have been 105 years old this year.

It closed in 2000 but our archive pictures remember the school throughout the decades, including some of the highlights and the sad day when the school finally closed its doors for the last time.

They also had a visit from a rather famous iron lady - Margaret Thatcher in 1970. She was pictured talking to pupils at the school’s speech day, after presenting the prizes.

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