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From: "Michael Quin-Conroy" <>
Subject: Re: Lawrence School Murree
Date: Tue, 23 Mar 1999 05:08:43 +0800


Hello Leigh,

Try http://www.ultranet.com/~kandy/Lovedale/ There are a few other Lovedale
School sites and they should be able to help with the Murree one.

Regards
Michael
Stoneville
Western Australia
http://carmen.murdoch.edu.au/community/dps/research/qui01.html
http://www.perthwa.com.au/today/

-----Original Message-----
From: Leigh <>
To: <>
Date: Monday, 22 March, 1999 8:24
Subject: Re: Lawrence School Murree

>Dear All
>
>I found the message below extremely interesting as I think my
>great-grandmother and her sister may attended Sanawur in the 1880s.
>
>Does anyone know where I might obtain more information regarding the school
>and its founder Sir Henry Lawrence. Was there an orphanage associated
with
>the school?
>
>Many thanks
>
>Leigh Driver
>
>
>-----Original Message-----
>From: <>
>To: <>
>Date: 21 March 1999 22:13
>Subject: Lawrence School Murree
>
>
>>Whilst doing some research for a book I'm working on, I came across the
>>following, and thought some Listers might find it of interest:
>>
>>ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS OCT 24 1863 - Page 415
>>
>>THE LAWRENCE ASYLUM AT MURREE
>>
>>In the Himalayas, five thousand feet above the level of the sea, is
>situated
>>Muree, one of the most picturesque of the sanitariums of India; and on the
>>spur of the hill on which Murree stands is built the Lawrence Asylum, of
>which
>>we give an Engraving, (on page 417) from a photograph by Robert T Hickey
>>Esq, Captain 101st Foot. This asylum has been erected for the education of
>the
>>children of European soldiers serving in India, and is a branch of the
>parent
>>institution established at Sanawur by the late Sir Henry Lawrence.
>>
>>End
>>
>>The ILN is a great source for information on life in India, lots of
>>interesting stuff, pity is, my book is on the East End of London!
>>
>>Rosemary Taylor
>>
>>
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