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New on Ancestry: London school records

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A new set of records on Ancestry.co.uk may interest those with London ancestors: London, England, School Admissions and Discharges, 1840-1911 .

This collection comes from the Metropolitan Archives and comprises records of School Admission and Discharges for schools in London. These records contain the name of children admitted and discharged from 843 different London schools. They contain over a million names.

The records vary by school and some are more detailed than others. The records may include:

  • Admission Date
  • Name
  • Parents’ names
  • Parents’ occupation
  • Address
  • Birth date
  • Age

Boroughs covered are:

  • Camden
  • City of London
  • Greenwich
  • Hackney
  • Hammersmith and Fulham
  • Islington
  • Kensington and Chelsea
  • Lambeth
  • Lewisham
  • Southwark
  • Tower Hamlets
  • Wandsworth
  • Westminster

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