• Sue Lowday

Elizabeth Missing Sewell


The old school building, the St Boniface Diocesan School established by

Elizabeth Missing Sewell is on Mitchell Avenue opposite the tennis club.

The plaque on the side of the building reads -

This building was erected as St Boniface Diocesan School by

Elizabeth Missing Sewell

1815-1906

of Bonchurch

Authoress and Education Pioneer

The Author Donna Lucey came to visit Ventnor and Bonchurch in November 2017 to talk about one of the pupils of the school in Bonchurch.

With thanks to The Chronicle, Vic King, Ventnor History Society and Donna Lucy for this very interesting research.

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