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Monthly Archives: March 2011
City and Guilds of London Institute – more background.
(More background on City and Guilds of London Institute (CGLI), Finsbury Technical College, the Central Institution and the City and Guilds of London Art School).
Rev. Henry Solly (1813-1903).
(Founder of the Club and Institute Union, Social Reformer and a key player in Charity Organisation, the Artizans’ Institute and the Working Men’s Club Movement).</i
The Artizans’ Institute and The Trade Guild of Learning
Henry Solly, (see biographies on this website), was heavily involved in establishing both these organisations and it was his interest in
Institutions of Technical Education/Instruction in Britain in 1878
A special committee was established in 1877 by a number of Livery Companies under the chairmanship of George Bartley to enquire and inve