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1875 – Boyd Workman’s Institute, Victoria Docks, London

Architect: Giles & Gane


Founded by Henry Boyd, local vicar who was instrumental in trying to improve the lifes of the dockers and their families through education. In the 189s a centre for Deaf and Dumb children operated from the Institute before a permanent school was constructed in Canning Town.

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