England, History of Education London District Workhouse Schools (National Institute)
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Chart: London District Workhouse Schools[edit | edit source]
|District Name||Dates||Constituent Poor Law Unions|
|Brentwood||1877-1885||St. Leonard Shoreditch |
|Central London||1849-1930||St. Saviour Southwark |
City of London
|Finsbury||1868-1869||St. James Clerkenwell |
St. Luke Finsbury
Hackney (until 1877)
|Kensington & Chelsea||1876-1930||St. Mary Abbots, Kensington |
St. Luke Chelsea
|South Metropolitan||1849-1902||St. Mary Magdalen Bermondsey |
St. Mary Rotherhithe
St. Giles Camberwell
St. Olave Southwark
St. Mary Newington
|West London||1868-1930||St. George Hanover Square |
St. James Paddington
- The number of these schools fell after the 1870 Education Act.
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