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REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE

APPOINTED TO ENQUIRE INTO THE SUBJECT OF BOY ENLISTMENT

FROM INDUSTRIAL/REFORMATORY SCHOOLS

The following information has been transcribed from a booklet, owned by the Webmaster, it has been transcribed in full by me, verbatim.  I have proof read several times, but as always I would be happy to accept any reasonable requests to re-check my transcribing.  There is no other information, of interest, in this booklet , except for minutes of evidence, about recruiting the boys.

 

RETURN OF BOYS enlisted to the Royal Artillery, by authority, from Industrial Schools in England to illustrate quality of such boys

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FELTHAM INDUSTRIAL SCHOOL, Feltham, Middlesex

 

SURNAME Given Name Age at Enlistment Height at Enlistment in Feet & Inches Chest Measurements Trade Date of Enlistment
MORRIS Sydney J.D. 14yrs. 6mths. 4.4 &1/2" 28" Shoemaker; plays cornet 27th July 1876
BELLAMY Frederick 14yrs. 6mths. 4.6" 27" Shoemaker; plays baritone 27th July 1876
AUSTIN Henry 15yrs. 4.8 &1/2" 29" Tailor; plays cornet 27th July 1876
LINTOLL James 14yrs. 9mths. 4.6 &1/2" 28" Tailor; plays horn 27th July 1876
REEKS Thomas 14yrs. 6mths. 4.5" 27" Tailor; plays baritone 27th July 1876
BARKER William 15yrs. 4.8 &1/2" 28" Carpenter; play cornet 27th July 1876
CLUNK Alfred 14yrs. 9mths. 4.6 &1/2" 27.1/4" Tailor; plays trombone 27th July 1876
PRIOR William 15yrs. 4.9 &1/2" 29" Bricklayer for Smith 27th July 1876
DIBBS Charles 14yrs. 6mths. 4.6 &1/2" 28.1/2" Painter 27th July 1876
SIMPSON Henry 14yrs. 6mths. 4.10" 27.1/2" Carpenter 27th July 1876
LINES William 15yrs. 6mths. 4.10 &1/2" 30.1/2" Shoemaker 27th July 1876
JULIER George 15yrs. 4.7" 27" Carpenter 27th July 1876
WOODS George 15yrs. 4.8 &1/2" 27" Shoemaker 27th July 1876
BATHAM H.J. 14yrs. 9mths. 4.9" 27.1/2" Engineer for Smith 27th July 1876
CLAYTON William 14yrs. 6mths. 4.7 &1/2" 27" Shoemaker 27th July 1876
GANT Henry 15yrs. 4.8" 31" Tailor 12th October 1876
STUBBINGS John 15yrs. 4.8" 27.1/2" Tailor 12th October 1876
DRUMMOND Joseph 14yrs. 4.7 &1/2" 28" Tailor 12th October 1876
LEPLA George 14yrs. 4.5 &1/2" 27" Tailor 12th October 1876
BROWN Henry 15yrs. 4mths. 4.8 &1/2" 32" Tailor 12th October 1876
BISHOP Daniel 15yrs. 4mths. 4.7 &1/4" 29" Tailor 12th October 1876