Hitchcock

November 1923: News of Old Girls: Muriel Hitchcock (1918) has been studying Music since leaving school, and is now at the Tobias Pianoforte School

July 1935. Girls leaving Chorleywood College: Ruth Hitchcock is going to Cambridge, as an out-student of Newnham College, to read for a Theological Degree

Examination Successes: Cambridge: Girton and Newnham Entrance and Scholarship Examination in English (with Latin and French), Ruth Hitchcock gained a place as an out-student of Newnham College;

Editorial Board: Miss Upcott, Ruth Hitchcock, Monique Raffray, Joan Woodcraft.

Crafts Guild Report, 1934-35: Ruth Hitchcock chairman

Sports Report, 1934-5: 1st XI. – Fielders: M. Bonham, R. Henderson, M. Simes, M. Wood (Major), (reserve, J. Squires). Runners: H. Belbin, J. Grant, R. Hitchcock, D. John, J. Loveday, F. Park, J. Woodcraft (reserve, M. Raffray)

1 July 1935. Chorleywood’s New Swimming Pool. … The ceremony for opening the Pool took place on July 1st, and was performed by Lady Hampden, who was introduced by Sir Beachcroft Towse. When she had cut the ribbon which stretched across the shallow end, and so removed the last frail barrier, two old girls dived from the diving boards, and to representatives from the present school jumped in from the side, to be the first to enjoy the great gift. Other speakers were Lt.-Col. Crane and Lord Hampden and thanks to the N.I.B. and the Gardener Trust for the gift of the Pool, and to Lady Hampden were proposed and seconded by Miss Monk and Ruth Hitchcock, while a bouquet of flowers made by Mabel Judd was presented to the Viscountess by our youngest, Sheila Jennens … Joan Woodcraft

‘Wakefulness’, a poem by Ruth M. Hitchcock