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Orphanage Collection

Background imageOrphanage Collection: Crossley and Porter Orphanage, Halifax, West Yorkshire

Crossley and Porter Orphanage, Halifax, West Yorkshire
Halifaxs Crossley Orphanage was founded in 1864 by Joseph, John and Francis Crossley. The building was designed by John Hogg

Background imageOrphanage Collection: British Seamens Orphanage, Brixham - Rock House

British Seamens Orphanage, Brixham - Rock House
A view of Rock House - the chaplains accommodation at the British Seamens Orphanage, Brixham, Devon

Background imageOrphanage Collection: Manchester Warehousemen Orphan Schools, Cheadle Hulme

Manchester Warehousemen Orphan Schools, Cheadle Hulme
The Manchester Warehousemen Orphan Schools, on Claremont Road, Cheadle Hulme, Cheshire. The school was founded in 1855 by a group of Manchester businessmen to care for and educate orphans

Background imageOrphanage Collection: Spurgeons Homes, Birchington

Spurgeons Homes, Birchington
Aerial view of the distinctive zig-zag layout of Spurgeons Homes, Birchington, Kent. The Homes were originally based at Stockwell

Background imageOrphanage Collection: Barnardo Evacuees at Comlongon Castle, Dumfries

Barnardo Evacuees at Comlongon Castle, Dumfries
A group of Barnardos sit on a wall at Comlongon Castle, Dumfries. The property was used a an evacuation home during the Second World War. Date: circa 1942

Background imageOrphanage Collection: St Mary in the Fields Childrens Colony, Mayfield, Sussex

St Mary in the Fields Childrens Colony, Mayfield, Sussex
Inmates of the St Mary in the Fields Childrens Colony, Mayfield, Sussex Date: circa 1924

Background imageOrphanage Collection: Locomotive Pacific, Southern Miniature Railway, Woking, En

Locomotive Pacific, Southern Miniature Railway, Woking, En
Locomotive Pacific, Southern Miniature Railway, Woking, Surrey, England. Run for the Benefit of the Southern Railway Servants Orphanage. Date: 1920s

Background imageOrphanage Collection: Gracie Fields Home and Orphanage, Peacehaven, Sussex

Gracie Fields Home and Orphanage, Peacehaven, Sussex
Children and staff stand in front of the orphanage and childrens home at Peacehaven in East Sussex. The home was opened in 1933 by the singing star Gracie Fields to care for the children of parents

Background imageOrphanage Collection: Orphan Asylum, Wolverhampton, West Midlands

Orphan Asylum, Wolverhampton, West Midlands
A view of the Wolverhampton Orphan Asylum in the West Midlands. Designed by Joseph Manning, the orphanage opened in 1854 on Penn Road at Goldthorn Hill. The building is now known as the Royal School

Background imageOrphanage Collection: Boys Band, Hull Sailors Orphanage

Boys Band, Hull Sailors Orphanage
Boys naval band at the Hull Sailors Orphanage, also known as Newland Homes. The Homes, a cottage homes development, were established in 1895 by a charity originally called The Port of Hull Society

Background imageOrphanage Collection: August Hermann Francke

August Hermann Francke
AUGUST HERMANN FRANCKE German Lutheran divine, founder of an orphanage Date: 1663 - 1727

Background imageOrphanage Collection: St Martins Waifs and Strays Home, Surbiton - Playground

St Martins Waifs and Strays Home, Surbiton - Playground
St Martins Waifs and Strays Society Home, Surbiton. Boys play on a swing, while another holds a cat

Background imageOrphanage Collection: Royal Female Orphanage, Beddington, Surrey

Royal Female Orphanage, Beddington, Surrey
A view of the Royal Female Orphanage, Beddington. Date: circa 1912

Background imageOrphanage Collection: London & South Western Railway Servants Orphanage, Woking

London & South Western Railway Servants Orphanage, Woking
General view of the main building of the London & South Western Railway Servants Orphanage at Woking, Surrey. The orphanage was founded in 1885 in Clapham, south west London

Background imageOrphanage Collection: Good Templar Orphanage, Sunbury

Good Templar Orphanage, Sunbury
Children play on Maypole swings at the Good Templar Orphanage, Sunbury on Thames, Middlesex

Background imageOrphanage Collection: Barnardos Stepney Causeway - Home & Hospital

Barnardos Stepney Causeway - Home & Hospital
A view across railway lines of the Barnardos Boys Home (left) and Hospital, Stepney Causeway, East London. Date: early 1900s

Background imageOrphanage Collection: Gyde Orphanage, Painswick, Gloucestershire

Gyde Orphanage, Painswick, Gloucestershire
The Gyde Orphanage was founded by a legacy from Edwin Francis Gyde. It was later taken over by the National Childrens Home (NCH). Date: circa 1920

Background imageOrphanage Collection: Christiana Hartley Maternity Home, Colne, Lancashire

Christiana Hartley Maternity Home, Colne, Lancashire
The Christiana Hartley Maternity Home, Colne, opened in 1927 in premises of former Jubilee Cottage Hospital

Background imageOrphanage Collection: Glasgow Municipal Tenement Plan

Glasgow Municipal Tenement Plan
Layout plan of a Glasgow Municipal Tenement. Date: 1896

Background imageOrphanage Collection: Castle Milk, Lockerbie

Castle Milk, Lockerbie
Castle Milk, near Lockerbie, Dumfriesshire. The house was one of several in the area used by Barnardos as an evacuation home during the Second World War

Background imageOrphanage Collection: Ravelrig Barnardos Home, Balerno, Edinburgh

Ravelrig Barnardos Home, Balerno, Edinburgh
A view of the Ravelrig Barnardos Home, Balerno, near Edinburgh

Background imageOrphanage Collection: National Childrens Home (NCH), Alverstoke - Aerial view

National Childrens Home (NCH), Alverstoke - Aerial view
National Childrens Home (NCH), Alverstoke, Hampshire. Aerial view showing the boundary of the homes site. Date: July 1939

Background imageOrphanage Collection: Harris Orphanage, Preston, Lancashire

Harris Orphanage, Preston, Lancashire
The Harris Orphanage at Fulwood, Preston. The orphanage, which opened in 1888, was founded as a result of a bequest by local solicitor Edmund Robert Harris. Date: Circa 1905

Background imageOrphanage Collection: India - Shimla - Mayo Orphanage

India - Shimla - Mayo Orphanage. The main building of the college was constructed in 1869 as Himalayan Christian Orphanage

Background imageOrphanage Collection: Edinburgh Industrial School, Liberton, Gardening

Edinburgh Industrial School, Liberton, Gardening
Inmates gardening at Dr Guthries Original Industrial School for Boys, Liberton, Edinburgh. Date: circa 1899

Background imageOrphanage Collection: Balmoral Industrial School, Belfast

Balmoral Industrial School, Belfast
A view of the Balmoral Industrial School for Protestant Boys, Belfast Date: 1899

Background imageOrphanage Collection: National Childrens Home (NCH), Harpenden - Aerial view

National Childrens Home (NCH), Harpenden - Aerial view
National Childrens Home (NCH), Harpenden. Aerial view

Background imageOrphanage Collection: St Edwards Orphanage, Liverpool - Boys band

St Edwards Orphanage, Liverpool - Boys band
St Edwards Orphanage, Broad Green, Liverpool - the boys band pose with their instruments

Background imageOrphanage Collection: Orphan Homes of Scotland, Bridge of Weir, Renfrewshire

Orphan Homes of Scotland, Bridge of Weir, Renfrewshire
Aerial view of the Orphan Homes of Scotland, Bridge of Weir, Renfrewshire. The Homes, laid out as a village of cottage homes, were opened in 1878 by William Quarrier

Background imageOrphanage Collection: Dining Hall, Reedham Orphanage, Purley, Surrey

Dining Hall, Reedham Orphanage, Purley, Surrey
The dining hall at the Reedham Orphanage, Old Lodge Lane, Purley, Surrey. It was founded by the Rev Dr Andrew Reed, a Congregational Minister

Background imageOrphanage Collection: Dining Hall, Alexandra Orphanage, Haverstock Hill, London

Dining Hall, Alexandra Orphanage, Haverstock Hill, London
The dining hall of the Alexandra Orphanage on Maitland Park Road, Haverstock Hill, North London. Sausages appear to be the dish of the day

Background imageOrphanage Collection: Wilpshire Orphanage, Blackburn, Lancashire

Wilpshire Orphanage, Blackburn, Lancashire
Children, including one on a pony, stand outside the Blackburn and Orphanage at Wilpshire, near Blackburn. Date: Date unknown

Background imageOrphanage Collection: Duke of York at Countesthorpe Cottage Homes, Leicester

Duke of York at Countesthorpe Cottage Homes, Leicester
The Duke of York pays a visit to the Countesthorpe Cottage Homes, Leicester - 24th November 1921. The homes provided accommodation for pauper children away from the workhouse. Date: 1921

Background imageOrphanage Collection: Kilburn Orphanage of the Infant Saviour

Kilburn Orphanage of the Infant Saviour
A group photo of the residents of the Kilburn Orphanage of the Infant Saviour. Date: Early 1900s

Background imageOrphanage Collection: Pickering Garth Waifs and Strays Home, Hull

Pickering Garth Waifs and Strays Home, Hull
Children and staff outside the Pickering Garth Waifs and Strays Home, Hull

Background imageOrphanage Collection: Home for Motherless Children, Eric House, Mattock Lane, Eali

Home for Motherless Children, Eric House, Mattock Lane, Ealing

Background imageOrphanage Collection: Aerial View of Lord Mayor Treloar Cripples Home, Alton

Aerial View of Lord Mayor Treloar Cripples Home, Alton
An aerial View of Lord Mayor Treloar Cripples Home, Alton, Hampshire. Date: circa 1930s

Background imageOrphanage Collection: Waifs and Strays Society Home, Sunny Side, Frome, Somerset

Waifs and Strays Society Home, Sunny Side, Frome, Somerset
Boys and staff outside the Home for Boys, at Sunny Side (or Sunnyside), Frome, opened by the Waifs and Strays Society in 1887. Date: circa 1893

Background imageOrphanage Collection: Ashwicke Hall, Marshfield, Gloucesterhire

Ashwicke Hall, Marshfield, Gloucesterhire. From 1948, the premises served as St Josephs Approved School for Roman Catholic Girls

Background imageOrphanage Collection: Josiah Mason Orphanage, Birmingham - Swimming Bath

Josiah Mason Orphanage, Birmingham - Swimming Bath
Josiah Mason Orphanage, Birmingham - girls in the homes swimming pool. Date: circa 1930s

Background imageOrphanage Collection: Snaresbrook Royal Merchant Seamens Orphanage Infirmary

Snaresbrook Royal Merchant Seamens Orphanage Infirmary
A view of the infirmary building at the Merchant Seamens Orphanage, Snaresbrook, North London. Date: circa 1910

Background imageOrphanage Collection: St Edwards Orphanage, Liverpool - Carpentry

St Edwards Orphanage, Liverpool - Carpentry
St Edwards Orphanage, Broad Green, Liverpool - manual instruction room. Boys at work benches with tools

Background imageOrphanage Collection: National Childrens Home, Nottingham

National Childrens Home, Nottingham
A view of the National Childrens Home, Alexandra Park, Nottingham

Background imageOrphanage Collection: National Childrens Home and Orphanage, South Coast Branch

National Childrens Home and Orphanage, South Coast Branch
Children and staff at the National Childrens Home and Orphanage, South Coast Branch, Alverstoke, Hampshire Date: Date unknown

Background imageOrphanage Collection: General Store at Orphan Homes of Scotland, Bridge of Weir

General Store at Orphan Homes of Scotland, Bridge of Weir
The general store at the Orphan Homes of Scotland, Bridge of Weir, Renfrewshire. Jars of sweets feature prominently on its shelves

Background imageOrphanage Collection: School at Orphan Homes of Scotland, Bridge of Weir

School at Orphan Homes of Scotland, Bridge of Weir
Children pouring out of the school at the Orphan Homes of Scotland, Bridge of Weir, Renfrewshire. The Homes, laid out as a village of cottage homes, were opened in 1878 by William Quarrier

Background imageOrphanage Collection: Children at Play, Hull Sailors Orphanage

Children at Play, Hull Sailors Orphanage
Children playing at the Hull Sailors Orphanage, also known as Newland Homes. The boys are in naval uniform. A gardener mows the grass

Background imageOrphanage Collection: Laundry at National Childrens Home, Harpenden, Herts

Laundry at National Childrens Home, Harpenden, Herts
Girls iron and fold clean washing in the laundry at the National Childrens Home, Harpenden, Hertfordshire



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