Girls' Industrial School, Balham, London
An inspection report published in 1890 gave a broadly positive account of the establishment which was now being superintended by Sister Louisa Mary, with Miss Twigg as schoolmistress. However, no further mention is made of the School in official reports so it presumably closed at around that date.
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- None identfied at present — any information welcome.
- Higginbotham, Peter Children's Homes: A History of Institutional Care for Britain s Young (2017, Pen & Sword)
- Mahood, Linda Policing Gender, Class and Family: Britain, 1850-1940 (1995, Univeristy of Alberta Press)
- Prahms, Wendy Newcastle Ragged and Industrial School (2006, The History Press)
- None noted at present.
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