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Gloucestershire Orphanages

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)

Painswick Orphanage

Frederick Gyde (d. 1872) left approximately 10,000 for the benefit of the town of Painswick 92  and the trustees subsequently played a major role in the provision of public services.  93  Edwin Francis Gyde (d. 1894), his brother, also left considerable sums to the town for founding alms-houses ,  which 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.  94

Notes :-
92         Hyett, Painswick , 95-8.
93         See p. 62.
94         Char. Com. Reg.; Hyett,  Painswick,  133-5.

Source:
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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