Manchester City Council

St. Joseph's Industrial Schools

  1. Type

    Industrial school

  2. History

    St. Joseph's Industrial Schools were established at 8 Richmond Grove, Victoria Park, Longsight, in 1871 to provide a Catholic education for the children of Catholics in the Victoria Park and Longsight area.
    St. Joseph's operated as an approved school from 1933. It moved to London Road, Nantwich, at the outbreak of the Second World War. The Working Boys' Home, 6 Richmond Grove (opened 1882) also belonged to St. Joseph's.

  3. What's available

    The records of the Boys School are held at Cheshire Archives.

    The records of the Girls School are held by The Daughters of Charity.

    Information on both schools can be found on the Manchester History website.

  4. Location of the site

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