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Boys Training School
Agency Number:
Start Date:
01 Jan 1884
End Date:
31 Dec 1922
The reform of youthful offenders. Established by a committee and run by a board of managers with government funds. At Cascades 1884-1896 and at New Town 1896-1922. Transferred to the disused State Farm Deloraine and became the Ashley Boys' Home.
Legislation Creating:
Training Schools Act 1867 (31 Vict No 36)
Functions Performed:
Education and training
Controlling Agencies:
Chief Secretary's Office/department (TA153)01 Jan 188231 Dec 1946
Department for Neglected Children (TA145)01 Jan 189631 Dec 1918
Subsequent Agencies:
Children of the State Department (TA146)01 Jan 191831 Dec 1936

Ashley Home for Boys (TA1706)01 Feb 192231 Dec 1999