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


Ladies Academy, Lytham.

Miss Davidson's Ladies Academy, was at Mythop, Lytham in the early 1870s, possibly at Mythop House. It was founded by Elizabeth Davidson, (a widow) who came from Scotland with her two daughters, Agnes & Mary .

In 1875/6 they moved the school into a much larger, newly built school at the new resort of St.Annes.

People at Miss Davidson's Ladies Academy, on the day of the 1871 Census and their ages: 

Elizabeth P Davidson 57
Agnes Davidson 33 (teacher/daughter)
Mary Davidson 25 (teacher/daughter)

Amelia Jackson 13 (scholar)
Elizabeth Neild 16 (boarder)
Evelyn Wigglesworth 13 (scholar)
Rosa Wigglesworth 14 (scholar)

Alice Ann Eaves 15 (general domestic servant)
Eliza Stephenson 17 (general domestic servant)