Corinth House, Cheltenham

A list of pupils extracted from the 1901 census.

Kindly donated by Dinah Harvey.

Background provided by Brian Joseph:

Corinth House was a boarding house of Cheltenham College. It was specifically for Jewish boys and from 1892 until 1914 it was run by Ivan Nestor-Schnurmann who taught German at College and also managed to travel to Cambridge every week to teach Russian. In 1914 Corinth was taken over by Daniel Lipson but in 1923 he had a disagreement with College over the terms of his lease and Corinth ceased to be part of College. Some of the boarders moved to other College boarding houses and some stayed in Corinth which Lipson continued to run as a private school for several years.

Corinth House, Bath Road, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

RG13/2464/Folio 104 pages 7 & 8

Name Age Occupation Where born

Ivan N Scheurmann Head 48 schoolmaster Russia, Nat Brit Subject
Sophia N wife 50 London Bayswater
Benn S B Cohen 14 school boy Liverpool Lancashire
Eliot C Cohen 12 " "
Dudley S Cohen 15 Manchester, Lancashire
Edward V Cohen 14 " "
Ernest L Davis 11 Warwick, Birmingham
Frank G Davis 16 London, Paddington
Walter L Davis 14 "
Ellis N Eyom? 16 Hong Kong, Brit subj
David E " 16 Calcutta, Brit subj
Reginald W Lessor 16 London, Paddington
Harold G Meyer 16 "
Vivian P Montagu 15 London Bayswater
Ezekial S Nathan 16 Singapore, Brit subj
Godfrey Oppenheim 17 Paddington, London
David Oppenheim 15 "
Digby Solomon 17 St Pancras, London
Leonard Solomon 16 "
Henry Walford 12 Paddington, London
Henry Woolf 11 St John's Wood, London

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