Eastmoor Approved School, Leeds

“The institution was to be erected on twenty-acre site three miles north of Leeds at the eastern part of Adel Moor, leased from Edwin Eddison’s estate for 20 years at 12s per acre. Sufficient money has already been subscribed to erect the necessary buildings “according to model prepared by Mr Hewitson”. Running costs were met from subscribers and from government grants from the Treasury. The reformatory first buildings were erected during 19857 and certified on 2nd December 1857 for the for the accommodation of up to 60 boys. In 1859, forty-two boys in residence.”

Source: http://www.childrenshomes.org.uk/LeedsEastMoor/

Explored: June 2019


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