Home for Orphan Boys, Oakamoor, near Cheadle, Staffordshire
The Home for Orphan Boys, at Oakamoor, near Cheadle, Staffordshire, was founded in around 1890 by Miss Isabella C Bolton, the daughter of Alfred S Bolton, a magistrate in the county. The picture below is believed to have been taken outside the home but the identity of the individuals is unknown.
On July 7th, 1891, the Home became Certified School, allowing it to receive boys boarded out by the workhouse authorities.
In about 1895, the Home relocated to Colwyn Bay in North Wales.
Note: many repositories impose a closure period of up to 100 years for records identifying individuals. Before travelling a long distance, always check that the records you want to consult will be available.
- None identfied at present — any information welcome.
- Certified Schools page on this website.
- None identified at present.
Except where indicated, this page () © Peter Higginbotham. Contents may not be reproduced without permission.