Maureen Lillie

My Years at St. Hugh’s College – 1973 to 1986.   When we arrived in Tollerton from Yorkshire in 1971 with our two young sons, Stephen and Paul, aged five and three, as far as I was concerned I had left my teaching days behind and was very happy to be at home! When Paul […]

St Hugh’s

Articles relating to Tollerton Hall when owned by St Hugh’s College: Article on St Hugh’s College being established at Tollerton Hall Visit of St Hugh’s Pupils to Tollerton Hall May 2016 Maureen Lillie’s recollections of working at St Hugh’s Phil Jones – that fall through the window  

Phil Jones – That Fall from the Window

I read your article with great interest and  enjoyment about last year’s old boys tour of Tollerton Hall.  I was unaware of the event and would have loved to have been there, as I was a boarder at the school from 1971-76. There were two items that particularly resonated with me, namely the cane in […]

St Hugh’s College Latin teacher recalls….

When the ‘Old Boys’ came to visit the Hall this in May 2016, one recalled a Latin teacher called Mrs Lillie that had lived in the village. After a little investigation we found Mrs Lillie still lived here and has kindly written an article for us of her time at St Hugh’s. You can find […]

Visit of old St Hugh’s pupils to Tollerton Hall, 13 May 2016

Some ex pupils from St Hugh’s arranged to visit the Hall and one of the history group tagged along to record their memories. There were about 15 old schoolboys from years spanning 1971 – 1986 when St Hugh’s College closed who came to reminisce. All were amazed at how small the rooms were compared to […]

Personal Memories

Several people have already written about Tollerton in the past. Dr Denise Amos’ account can be read here: http://www.nottsheritagegateway.org.uk/places/tollerton.htm  We now have quite a list of memories that it’s hard to see the names on the list! Here is a list of people (in alphabetical order) that have either written something in the past or present. […]