Industrial School for Destitute Girls, Bath, Somerset
In 1860-61, a Certified Industrial School for Destitute Girls was briefly in operation at 5 Walcot Parade Bath. In 1861, there were 11 inmates aged from 11 to 17 years. The matron was Jane Bowyer, with her daughter Mary as Assistant Matron.
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- No records noted at present for this establishment — any information welcome.
- 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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