Wigmore Schools, Walsall and West Bromwich, Staffordshire Genealogy

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History

Encouraged by the Poor Law Commission where possible to establish schools for pauper children a district school was erected at Wigmore, a convenient situation for both the contributing Unions, and was opened on May 1st 1872.

Children from

Walsall Poor Law Union, Staffordshire

West Bromwich Poor Law Union,Staffordshire

http://www.institutions.org.uk/workhouses/england/staffs/wigmore_school_district.htm


For more information on the history of the workhouse, see Peter Higginbotham's website: www.workhouses.org.uk and http://www.workhouses.org.uk/index.html?WestBromwich/WestBromwich.shtml