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Certified 26th August 1856 as a mixed Ragged and Reformatory School.  Re-certified 6th June 1865 for 100 as Boys Industrial School. 

New premises sometimes called Prospect House, opened in Prospect Row in 1912.

Cessation of certification or closure 1924.

AUXILIARY HOME in Thomas (or Silver) Street? which was certified 20th November 1906 for 20 boys, after use as a temporary dormitory The Sailors' Home was certified 13th August 1906 for one year during rebuilding which was closed between 1908-1910.  Cessation of certification or closure in 1911.

STAFF

1866 - Mr & Mrs Falconer; assistant Mr Martin.

1867 - Superintendent and wife Mr & Mrs Falconer.

1868 - Superintendent and wife Mr & Mrs Falconer; assistant Mr Martin.

1869 - Superintendent Mr Falconer; assisted by schoolmaster Mr Marpin.

1872 - Superintendent and matron Mr & Mrs Davison; schoolmaster Mr Martin.

1884 - Superintendent and matron Mr & Mrs J.G. Davison; teacher Mr G.W. Davison; assistant Mr John Heyes.

1891 - Superintendent Mr Davison; matron Miss Davison; schoolmaster Mr George Davison; assistant Mr W.M. Roberts.

1893 - Superintendent Mr Davison; matron Miss Davison; schoolmaster and assistant superintendent Mr George W Davison; assistant teacher (non-resident) Mr Roberts.

1900 - Superintendent and matron Mr & Mrs J.G. Davison; assistant matron Miss Powell; schoolmaster Mr W. Roberts.  Assistant teacher Mr R. Chisholm left 28th March 1899 and was succeeded by Mr Jas. Gray on 20th May 1899.

1903 - Superintendent Mr W.M. Cryle (MA); matron Mrs Cryle.  Mr G.A. Wiseman succeeded on 15th May 1902 as head teacher Mr W.M. Roberts, who left on 27th March 1902.  Mr Hy. Hornby succeeded as assistant on 19th April 1902, Mr M.O. Roberts, who left on 15th March 1902.