Building Name

Queen Street Ragged School Newton Heath

Newton Heath, Manchester
GMCA, England
New Build

NEWTON HEATH RAGGED SCHOOL. On Saturday afternoon the memorial stone of the Newton Heath New Ragged School was laid Mr. Arthur E. Ward, on behalf of Miss Taylor (late of Newton Heath), who has generously offered to pay for the cost of the building. The new school being erected on the same site as the old school in Queen Street, the land for which was given the late Elijah Dixon in 1871. The building will be a plain structure, faced with pressed bricks, and estimated cost £1.400. The architect is Mr. J. A. Earnshaw, of Manchester. The memorial stone bears the following inscription: "This school was erected to the memory of John Taylor. Esq., J.P., of Brookdale, by his daughter, A.D. 1901." [Manchester Courier 22 April 1901 page 6]

Reference    Manchester Courier 10 November 1900 page 8 –tenders to be invited
Reference    Manchester Courier 22 April 1901 page 6