Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy


Brutal exercise, hard work and strict education – topped off with a bit of musical theatre: The days Borstals knocked yobs into shape

At first glance, the pictures seem to show a group of keen young men enthusiastically taking part in a series of innocent, if somewhat old-fashioned, pastimes. However, these extraordinary photographs actually depict daily life at Lowdham Grange, North Sea Camp and Rochester Borstals for boys in 1937. for more click here

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