Preparatory School for Boys, Wakefield

place and school

Aged 126

Commemorated on 1 plaque

The Gissing Sisters Margaret (1863-1930) & Ellen (1867-1938). In 1896 the Gissing Sisters moved to this address where they opened Wakefield's first Preparatory School for Boys in 1898. Both were visionary educationalists and introduced, for the first time onto a boys' curriculum, art, culture and music. They were known to referee football matches at the school

Wentworth Terrace, Wakefield, United Kingdom where it sited