School badge from Dagenham County High

Object number

LDVAL 2005.36.1

Description

Embroidered foundation blazer badge from Dagenham County High. Dismantled from an Old Dagonians Scrapbook.

Physical description

Shield shaped embroidered badge backed onto a black piece of shield shaped felt. The badge is decorated with a gold cross which divides the field into 4 sections. The top right and bottom left quarters are plain blue. The top left has a white background with 5 black markings, possibly symbols of ermine. The lower right has a white background with 3 fleur-de-lis.

Condition

Good

Notes

Old Dagonians Association was formed for former pupils of Dagenham County High School. It was originally called 'Janus' and this was also the name of their annual newsletter. The school was a mixed grammar school sited in Parsloes Avenue, Dagenham. It opened in September 1936, changed its name to Parsloes Manor School when it became comprehensive in 1970. In 1989 Parsloes Manor Comp., merged with Erkenwald Comp. and Maysbrook Comp. to become Sydney Russell Comp.

Type

Badge

Size

Whole length: 85mm
width: 82mm

Collection type

Social history

Alternative reference

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Objects that are not on display in the museum can be viewed by appointment at the discretion of the Museum Curator. To find out more about accessing the collection please email: valencehousemuseum@lbbd.gov.uk or telephone: 020 8227 2034

2 thoughts on “School badge from Dagenham County High

  1. Hi there
    I know this maybe a long shot but I’m looking for an Erkenwald school blazer badge or an image
    Any help or a point in the right direction would be grateful
    Regards
    Nick

    1. Hello

      I have forwarded your message to the Museum Curator, Leeanne Westwood. She will be in touch in due course.

      Best wishes,

      Clare Sexton
      Borough Archivist

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Metadata
InstitutionValence House Museum
TypeBadge
Collection typeSocial history