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Certified 16th October 1857 for 90 boys.  Moved to Poulton-Le-Fylde, Preston.  Certified in the new premises 31st May 1905 for 100 boys.  Re-certified 25th August 1905 for 150/130?.  A large commodious building erected by subscription.  Became Fylde Farm Approved School from 1933.

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1865-1866 Superintendent Mr Arnold and his wife; schoolmaster Mr Dodwell.

1867- Superintendent Mr Arnold and his wife.

1868 - Superintendent Mr Arnold and his wife; schoolmaster Mr Dodwell.

1869 - Mr Arnold

1872 - Superintendent Mr Arnold; schoolmaster Mr James.

1884 - Superintendent and matron Mr & Mrs Henry Arnold; schoolmaster Mr E.G. Watson.

1891 - Superintendent and matron, Mr & Mrs Collins; schoolmaster Mr Aldreth; assistant schoolmaster Mr McKay, who also acts as bandmaster.

1893 - Superintendent and matron, Mr & Mrs Wm. Collins; schoolmaster Mr G.F. Aldritt; drill sergeant and bandmaster. Sargeant Gregory.

1900 - Superintendent and matron Mr & Mrs J.S. Stephens; schoolmaster Mr W. Robinson; assistant schoolmaster and bandmaster Mr James Nelhams.  Mr Stephens died in the summer and was succeeded by Mr B.H. Horth.

1903 - Superintendent and matron Mr & Mrs B.H. Horth; Mr Wm. Robinson left 13th September 1902 to become superintendent of the Hardwicke Reformatory School, he was succeeded as head teacher by Mr T.C. Gibbs on 15th September 1902.  Mr A Oldfield was appointed assistant teacher and bandmaster on 21st April 1902.