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Bridgeton Day Industrial School, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland

The Bridgeton Day Industrial School was established in 1916 and was the last of the eight such institutions to be opened in Glasgow. Its premises at 96 Main Street, Bridgeton, had previously been used as a day school known as Bridgeton Special School for Physically and Mentally Defective Children. The new establishment was formally certified for operation on 20 December 1916, with accommodation for up to 160 children aged from 5 to 14 years.

On 26 January 1925 it was announced that the School had resigned its certificate.

The premises were later occupied by John Street Nursery and John Street Secondary School. The building was demolished in 1968.


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