Styal Cottage Homes was founded in 1898 for the care of children under the control of the Chorlton Board of Guardians. In 1929 it was transferred to our Education Committee and was closed in 1956.
- admission registers 1903 to 1956 (ref GB127.M66/84, restricted access)
- log books for the home, 1904 to 1956.
We also have books:
- James Stanhope-Brown, Manchester to Styal via Swinton: a glimpse of child welfare in times past (Countryside, 1989) (362.723 ST)
- James Stanhope Brown, A Styal of Its Own 1894 to 1964 (C. Pothecary, c.1989) (362.723 ST)
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