Poor Law Board and Local Government Board: Poor Law Administration Department and Metropolitan Department: Poor Law School Districts and London School Board, Correspondence

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Reference:MH 27
Title:
Poor Law Board and Local Government Board: Poor Law Administration Department and Metropolitan Department: Poor Law School Districts and London School Board, Correspondence
Description:

This series contains correspondence of the Poor Law Administration and Metropolitan Departments relating to Poor Law School Districts and London School Boards. The volumes fall into two distinct groups. The first contains correspondence of the Poor Law Board and the Local Government Board with the Poor Law School Districts relating to the administration and control of district schools, including appointment of managers and administrative, teaching and nursing staff, school inspection, buildings and extensions, loans sanctions, medical services, etc.

The second contains correspondence of the Local Government Board relating to the audit and financial control of London School Board expenditure. Two volumes relate to the celebrated 'Cockerton Case'.

Date: 1848-1910
Separated Material: 1859-1861 No. 1 Central London, 1895 No. 2 South Metropolitan and 1898 Mar.- Dec. No. 2 South Metropolitan are missing.
Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Public Record
Language: English
Creator: Local Government Board, Metropolitan Department, 1871-1884
Local Government Board, Poor Law Administration Department, 1871-1919
Poor Law Board, Metropolitan Department, 1867-1871
Physical description: 143 volume(s)

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