From 1862 to 1903, the union operated an industrial school for pauper children at Ely, a mile and a half to the west of the Cowbridge Road workhouse. The children (boys only, according to the 1886 map) were taught basic skills such as carpentry.
John Durnley was born about May 1884 at Canton, Cardiff R.D., Glamorganshire,
John Durnley was baptised on 7 January 1895 at Caerau Parish, Glamorganshire,
Surname: Durnley (sp. ?)
When Baptised: 1895 Jan 7th - 11 years
Parish: Caerau County: Glamorganshire
Abode: The Schools, Ely.
John Durnley married Sarah Evans about August 1910 at Bridgend R.D., Glamorganshire.
John Durnley died about May 1925 at Bridgend R.D., Glamorganshire,
James Durnley was born in 1882.
(?) (?) was born about 1838.
James Howard married Mary (?)
James Howard was born about 1720.
Mary (?) married James Howard.
Mary (?) was born about 1720.
Ann Dearnly was born in 1830.