Harry Turner's Episodes of Personal History
Early Memories #7b    | HISTORY Page | Obituary Page |

7b. Further Education, 1937

Herbert Birley Prize 1937 awarded to Harry Turnerthe Herbert Birley Prize 1937 awarded to Harry Turner
Stratosphere and Rocket Flight by C. G. Philp, prize awarded to Harry Turner in 1937

"Herbert Birley (1870-1885) was the first Chairman of the Manchester School Board, and his family succeeded him in the governance of education in the city for many years."
   Obviously, the great man was still a person of memory in evening class circles in Manchester in 1937, but the gold and silver medals handed out in the early part of the 20th century seem to have given way to something more modest . . .

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