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From: Anne Peat <>
Subject: Re: [Ess] St Nicholas Industrial School
Date: Fri, 14 Oct 2005 14:43:49 +0100
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ST NICHOLAS’ CATHOLIC INDUSTRIAL SCHOOL FOR BOYS, MANOR HOUSE, LITTLE
Certified 26th March 1868 for 250 boys. Run by the Sisters of Mercy
and lay staff it was the former home of Elizabeth Fry.
The school was originally at Walthamstow where it was either founded or
certified in 1862.
Auxiliary Homes –
164/166 Sherringham Avenue, Manor Park, which was certified on 31st
March 1906 for 24 boys and on the 29th September 1908 it was certified
for 12 boys.
55 Colebrooke Row, Islington, London which was certified 30th June 1894
for 40 boys. It closed in 1900
Woodgrove House, 607 Romford Road, Manor Park, London which was
certified on 31st March 1906 for 24 boys and re-certified 29th
September 1908 for 12 boys.
On 14 Oct 2005, at 14:17, Elizabeth Collins wrote:
> Hello again. OK, I've got it wrong. The Industrial School I am
> interested in is the St Nicholas Industrial School, Manor House, East
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Elizabeth Collins"
> To: <>
> Sent: Friday, October 14, 2005 1:51 PM
> Subject: [Ess] St Nicholas Industrial School
>> Hello. I am new to this list and am trying to find out if there are
>> any records relating to the boys who were under detention at St
>> Nicholas Industrial School in Forest Gate. I am trying to find out
>> more about Edward Donovan who is named as being under detention there
>> on the 1871 Census, age 12. Any help would be gratefully received.
>> Elizabeth Collins