Sunday, 25 July 2021

True character who advised US presidents

A FORMER headmistress of a Peppard school has died, aged 88.

Celia Brewer ran the former Highlands School in Stoke Row Road.

When her husband Leslie died in 1976 she carried on as headmistress until 1993 when the school closed.

Mrs Brewer then moved to Ashwell, Hertfordshire, to live with her sister and her husband.

Valerie Phelps, a former member of Peppard Parish Council, who used to teach at the school, said: “Celia was a wonderful friend to me, offering me a job when things were very difficult for me.

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