Hurst Green and Stonyhurst College are inextricably linked. Of Stonyhurst College Wikipedia says: "Stonyhurst is the name of a 300-acre (1.2 km2) rural estate owned by the Society of Jesus near Clitheroe in Lancashire, England. It is mainly occupied by Stonyhurst College, its preparatory school, Stonyhurst Saint Mary's Hall and the parish Church of St Peter's." The college has produced extraordinary pupils including Sir Arthur Conan Doyle writer of the Sherlock Holmes stories. It is also associated with the pioneer Victorian photographer (although not a a pupil) Roger Fenton.
Stonyhurst (2013) is now officially described as " ... an Independent Private co-educational Catholic Boarding and Day school in Lancashire, England guided by the principles of the Society of Jesus".
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