Kingswood Reformatory for Boys
At Kingswood, near Bristol, was certified October 4th 1854. It was
greatly improved in 1891, and will now hold 120 boys.
George Whitwell, Superintendent (1900)
Frederick Gyde (d. 1872) left approximately £10,000
for the benefit of the town of Painswick 92
the trustees subsequently played a major role in the provision of public
Edwin Francis Gyde (d.
1894), his brother, also left considerable sums to the town for founding
were designed by Sidney Barnsley and opened in 1913, and an orphanage, completed
in 1918 to designs by P.R. Morley Horder, for Protestant orphans of the locality
and blind or deaf and dumb children.
92 Hyett, Painswick , 95-8.
93 See p. 62.
94 Char. Com. Reg.; Hyett, Painswick, 133-5.
Quoted from the Victoria County History, Gloucestershire, volume 11, page 087, by permission of the General Editor.
Submitted by Alan Longbottom
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