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Burnham Industrial School

Burnham Industrial School

Burnham was once the site of a school for neglected or delinquent children. These girls are being trained as domestic servants, probably before the First World War.

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Reference: PhotoCD 12, IMG0025

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John Wilson, 'Canterbury places - Ellesmere district', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/10265/burnham-industrial-school (accessed 23 May 2019)

Story by John Wilson, reviewed & revised 6 Jul 2015, updated 17 Aug 2015