This archive tells the story of the history of the female educational institute, one of the oldest in the country. It includes minutes (1856-1872), rules (n.d.), annual reports (1858-1882), attendance records (1848-1883), teachers' records (1882-1883), wages (1858-1881), membership records (1853-1883), expenditure (1846-1875), library records (1857-1883), letters (1867-1883) and miscellaneous (1873-1883). The minutes and annual reports are important sources for the administration of the Institute and the admission records give details of the actual students, their ages, addresses and occupations. Receipted bills give full accounts of the costs of living and the equipment needed for running the Institute and its Library.
Huddersfield Female Educational Institute
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 1103 HFE
- Dates of Creation1846-1883
- Physical Description5 boxes
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
The Huddersfield Female Educational Institute, formed in 1846, was one of the first in the country. In 1884 it joined with the Huddersfield Mechanics' Institution to become the Huddersfield Technical School and Mechanics' Institute.
Conditions Governing Access
Original available for consultation by appointment