Original Chain from Rossall Hall door (circa 1824) when still owned by Sir Peter Hesketh- Fleetwood.
Sir Peter inherited the 1500 acre Rossall estate at the age of 23 in 1824 and lived in Rossall Hall. By this time The Hall was a sprawling Georgian style building with a gazebo in the garden and surrounded by a farm. The Hall remained in his…
George was a pupil at Rossall from 1902 until 1905 in Pelican House. His sporting prowess stretched far beyond golf, as he also played cricket for Warwickshire from 1907- 1921 and rugby for Middlesex in 1913- 1914.
This week's Amazing Archives has uncovered a silver printing plate from 1858, showing The Square as it looked back then. It is remarkable how different the School looked almost 160 years ago. his plate is an important piece of the School's history…