Wigmore Schools, Walsall and West Bromwich, Staffordshire Genealogy

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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


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