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Workshop/Course, Tue 15 Nov 2016


Talk. 'Found Barefoot and Wandering: The Children

Talk. 'Found Barefoot and Wandering: The Children


Vicky Grindrod (West Yorkshire Archive Service) delves into the records to reveal some of the crimes children were sent to industrial schools for in the Victorian and Edwardian eras, from being found wandering or stealing apples to more serious misdemeanours. Comer here these tales of individual struggles against adversity, many of which are illustrated by photographs.This talk is a tie-in to 2016's 'Crime and Punishment' exhibition at Abbey House Museum.

Coach parties acceptedDisabled accessDisabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsGift shopOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsAccepts groups

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Dates Times
Tue 15 Nov 2016 14:30 to 15:30
15 Nov 2016



    Abbey Walk,
    Abbey Road,
    LS5 3EH



    See location of Abbey House Museum on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

    Map reference: SE 259363  Lat: 53.82237 Long: -1.60710

    By Car - from Leeds City Centre follow the A65 (Kirkstall Road) for approximately 2 ½ miles. Abbey House can be found on your right approximately ¼ mile after the Kirkstall Retail Park, opposite Kirkstall Abbey.

    Public Transport - Abbey House is located directly on a well serviced bus route.

    Buses: 33, 33a and 757 travel from the city centre to Kirkstall Road.

    Parking: free

    Accessible by Public Transport: 0 miles from Headingley station


    • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
    • Disabled accessDisabled access
    • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
    • Education/study areaEducation/study area
    • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
    • Gift shopGift shop
    • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
    • Picnic sitePicnic site
    • Public toiletsPublic toilets
    • Accepts groupsAccepts groups