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Industrial Training School / Home for Girls, Hertford, Hertfordshire

A School for the Industrial Training of Poor Girls was opened in 1863 at Stapleford, near Hertford. On 23 May of that years, the establishment was licensed as a Certified School, allowing it to receive up to twelve girls boarded out by the workhouse authorities. The School's certificate was cancelled on 10 May 1895.

On 12 February 1900, a certificate was issued for what was now referred to as the Home for Girls, in new premises at Stapleford.

School for the Industrial Training of Poor Girls, Hertford, c.1908. © Peter Higginbotham


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