Certified 9th June 1875 for 60 boys as the Brighton School Board School, re-certified 3rd May 1902 for 120 boys.
1891 The Chailey Industrial School for boys on the North Common, an institution under the management of the Brighton and Preston School Board, has occupied since 1875, the old buildings of the workhouse, which had been transferred in 1873 to new building at East Chiltington. Combined with Davenport Hill (Essex) and re-certified in 1916 for 155 boys in the new premises as Portslade School, Portslade.
Records - London Metropolitan Achieves CH/D/MIL/3/2 1889-1902 very informative register of boys sent to the school.
- Where/What Charge
- Under Section
- Sentence detention
- Expiration of Sentence
- Boys Height/Figure/Complexion/Hair & Eye Colour/Marks/General Health/Education State/mental capacity and some have newspaper cuttings.
THE HERITAGE SPECIAL SCHOOL FOR PHYSICALLY DEFECTIVE CHILDREN
Has been certified by the Board of Education. On the 6th September 1912 certified by the Home Office in two branches, Boys and Girls each with 30 children. In June 1928 the numbers were increased to 85 boys and 57 girls. Certified in June 1832. Became a voluntary home in 1935.
1884 - Superintendent and matron Mr & Mrs H. I. Glover; schoolmaster, Mr Evenden.
1891 - Superintendent and matron Mr & Mrs H. I. Glover; schoolmaster, Mr Howell; tailor Mr Spence.
1893 - Superintendent and matron Mr & Mrs H. I. Glover; (late) schoolmaster, Mr Howell; tailor Mr Spence; gardener Mr Kenward.
1900 - Superintendent and matron, Mr & Mrs Glover; schoolmaster, Mr Gaite; assistant matron Miss Glover. Mr Glover assists in the training of the band and teaches singing.
1903 - Superintendent and matron Mr & Mrs H. J. Glover; schoolmaster, Mr T. Brown; schoolmistress Mrs H.A. Brown. Mr A. J. Gaite left 10th August and was succeeded by Mr A. J. Walker 11th August 1902; assistant matron Miss Glover