National School Roman Bank


The National School was situated on Roman Bank in Skegness, and our image above was produced not long after it opened.

Mr Abraham Porter was the headmaster of the National School from its opening until his death in 1921.



The National School opened in 1880 and closed in 1932

The headmaster was Mr Abraham Porter. A memorial window to Mr Porter, who died in 1921, is in St Matthew’s Church.

Four-times Mayor of Skegness, Coun Joseph Crawshaw attended the National School.

The school closed in July 1932 and a farewell service was concluded by the whole school singing Blake’s “Jerusalem”.


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