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Orphans Collection

Background imageOrphans 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 imageOrphans 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 imageOrphans 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 imageOrphans 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 imageOrphans Collection: Waifs and Strays Society Pyrford St Nicholas

Waifs and Strays Society Pyrford St Nicholas
Children, some using crutches, at St Nicholas Hospital, Pyrford, run by the Waifs and Strays Society. Date: circa 1909

Background imageOrphans Collection: London Slums - Feathers Court, Drury Lane

London Slums - Feathers Court, Drury Lane
Old tea chests and a cart at Feathers Court, Drury Lane - one of Londons Victorian slum areas. Date: circa 1902

Background imageOrphans 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 imageOrphans 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 imageOrphans 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 imageOrphans 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 imageOrphans Collection: Boys Band, Training Ship Indefatigable

Boys Band, Training Ship Indefatigable
The Boys Band of the Training Ship Indefatigable pose for their photograph in a field, near a tent -- probably at a local fete where they were performing

Background imageOrphans Collection: Good Templar Orphanage, Sunbury

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

Background imageOrphans 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 imageOrphans 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 imageOrphans 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 imageOrphans 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 imageOrphans Collection: Glasgow Municipal Tenement Plan

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

Background imageOrphans 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 imageOrphans Collection: Ravelrig Barnardos Home, Balerno, Edinburgh

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

Background imageOrphans 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 imageOrphans 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 imageOrphans Collection: Balmoral Industrial School, Belfast

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

Background imageOrphans Collection: Bisley Farm School No. 2 Ground-floor Plan

Bisley Farm School No. 2 Ground-floor Plan
Ground-floor plan of the new building added to the Bisley Farm School, Surrey, in 1873, and later known as the Shaftesbury School block. Date: circa 1888

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

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

Background imageOrphans 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 imageOrphans Collection: Australian Ladies Pipe Band - World Tour

Australian Ladies Pipe Band - World Tour - souvenir of the visit of the band under Drum-Major William Darwin F.R.G.S. and Pipe-Major Jessie Young

Background imageOrphans Collection: John Grooms Crippleage and Flower Girls Mission

John Grooms Crippleage and Flower Girls Mission. Blind and Crippled Girls making artificial flowers. John Grooms vision for orphaned and disabled girls

Background imageOrphans 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 imageOrphans 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 imageOrphans Collection: Dr Barnardos Village Homes for Girls, Barkingside, Essex

Dr Barnardos Village Homes for Girls, Barkingside, Essex
Dr Barnardos Village Homes for Girls at Barkingside, Ilford, Essex. The homes were opened 1876 as a cottage homes development with the girls living in family groups under the supervision of a house

Background imageOrphans 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 imageOrphans Collection: Barnardos Agra House Home for Incurables, Tunbridge Wells

Barnardos Agra House Home for Incurables, Tunbridge Wells
Barnardos Agra House home for Incurables as physically disabled children were then described, at Tunbridge Wells, Kent. Date: Early 1900s

Background imageOrphans Collection: Fyfield Truant Industrial School, Essex

Fyfield Truant Industrial School, Essex
Boys at the Fyfield Truant Industrial School, near Ongar, Essex, run by the West Ham School Board. Date: circa 1913

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

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

Background imageOrphans 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 imageOrphans 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 imageOrphans Collection: Ashwicke Hall, Marshfield, Gloucesterhire

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

Background imageOrphans Collection: Birmingham Middlemore Homes Emigration Party

Birmingham Middlemore Homes Emigration Party
A party of boys from Birminghams Middlemore Homes begin their journey to a new life in Canada. Each carries a large bag stencilled with their name in which their clothes

Background imageOrphans Collection: Waifs and Strays Society Leeds St Chads Price List

Waifs and Strays Society Leeds St Chads Price List
Price list for socks and stockings produced at the Waifs and Strays Societys St Chads Home, Leeds. Date: 1898

Background imageOrphans Collection: St Marys Home, Rottingdean, Sussex

St Marys Home, Rottingdean, Sussex
St Marys Home, Rottingdean, a magdalen home founded in 1855 for fallen young women. Date: Date unknown

Background imageOrphans 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 imageOrphans 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 imageOrphans 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 imageOrphans Collection: National Childrens Home, Nottingham

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

Background imageOrphans Collection: Band Advertisement, Training Ship Wellesley, North Shields

Band Advertisement, Training Ship Wellesley, North Shields
Advertisement offering the services of the Band of the Training Ship Wellesley, on the River Tyne at North Shields, Northumberland



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