Lytham St.Annes Coat of Arms
Lytham St.Annes, Lancashire, England


Grammar School for Boys, St.Annes.

Advert for Grammar School for Boys, St.Annes

Existing in 1895. Grammar School for Boys, 19, Clifton Drive South (later the Football League Offices); principal, Mr.J.R.Banister, B.A

Lancashire Evening Post - Wednesday 08 November 1905.

Mr Harry Banister, B.Sc., second son of Mr. J. R. Banister, B.A., the principal of St. Grammar School, has been appointed Professor of Physics at the College Meerut, of Allahabad University, India.


 Preston Herald - Saturday 02 November 1907

Appointment for a St.Annes Man

Mr. Arthur Banister, son of the principal of the Grammar School for Boys, St. Annes, has received the appointment of Consul for the Republic Honduras, in Belize, a post which carries with it some £6OO or £7OO year in fees. Mr. Banister, who is spending a portion of a six months' holiday in St. Annes, will still retain the head mastership the Church of England Diocesan College at Belize, which he has held since 1901.

Note: the original article erroneously stated that Arthur was "son of the principal of Kilgrimol School, St Annes".

Grammar School for Boys, St.Annes

 The school pictured in the 1890s.

The building was converted into the Sandown Hotel, probably in the 1920s. From about 1960 until the 1990s it housed The Football League. In the late 1990s it was demolished and a retirement complex, Hardaker Court, was constructed on this and the adjoining site.