Manchester City Council

Styal Cottage Homes

  1. Type

    Industrial school

  2. History

    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.

  3. What's available

    We hold:

    • admission registers 1903 to 1956 (ref GB127.M66/84, restricted access)
    • log books for the home, 1904 to 1956.

    We also have books:

  4. How to access

    To request access, email:

    Library members can find and reserve the other resources mentioned by following the links to our library catalogue.

  5. Location of the site

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