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Background imageWelfare 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 imageWelfare 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 imageWelfare 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 imageWelfare 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 imageWelfare 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 imageWelfare Collection: Pishiobury Approved School, Hertfordshire

Pishiobury Approved School, Hertfordshire
Aerial view of the Approved School at Pishiobury, near Sawbridgeworth, Hertfordshire. A cricket match is taking place. Date: circa 1940s

Background imageWelfare Collection: P. D. S. A. AMBULANCE

P. D. S. A. AMBULANCE
The Small Animal Ambulance of the Peoples Dispensary for Sick Animals (P.D.S.A.) arrives outside the Sanitorium in Ilford, Essex, England

Background imageWelfare Collection: Hereford Industrial School Schoolroom

Hereford Industrial School Schoolroom
Boys sit at desks in a classroom at the Hereford Industrial School. Date: early 1900s

Background imageWelfare Collection: Hereford Industrial School Basket Making

Hereford Industrial School Basket Making
Boys sitting making baskets at the Hereford Industrial School. Date: early 1900s

Background imageWelfare 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 imageWelfare 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 imageWelfare Collection: Animal Welfare Card

Animal Welfare Card
" God gave us the world Man gives us a cage" Date: 1930s

Background imageWelfare Collection: Barnardos Home, The Marfords, Bromborough

Barnardos Home, The Marfords, Bromborough
A view of the Marfords, a Barnardos Home at Bromborough, Cheshire. The building is decorated with bunting. Date: circa 1938

Background imageWelfare Collection: Hereford Industrial School and Working Boys Home

Hereford Industrial School and Working Boys Home
The Home for Working Boys, later Boys Industrial School, Hereford, opened in 1877 Date: circa 1910

Background imageWelfare Collection: Lowdham Grange Borstal Institution

Lowdham Grange Borstal Institution
Exterior view of Lowdham Grange Borstal Institution, near Nottingham. Date: circa 1945

Background imageWelfare Collection: Earlswood Asylum for Idiots and Imbeciles, Redhill

Earlswood Asylum for Idiots and Imbeciles, Redhill
A view of the Earlswood Asylum for Idiots and Imbeciles, Redhill, Surrey, founded in 1847. It later became known as the Royal Earlswood Hospital. Date: circa 1854

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

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

Background imageWelfare 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 imageWelfare Collection: Glasgow Municipal Tenement Plan

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

Background imageWelfare Collection: Ravelrig Barnardos Home, Balerno, Edinburgh

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

Background imageWelfare 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 imageWelfare Collection: Balmoral Industrial School, Belfast

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

Background imageWelfare 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 imageWelfare 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 imageWelfare Collection: Portsmouth Prison Tread-wheel

Portsmouth Prison Tread-wheel
Prisoners on the tread-wheel at Portsmouth Prison, Hampshire. Date: circa 1900

Background imageWelfare Collection: Portsmouth Prison Gallery

Portsmouth Prison Gallery
One of the galleries at Portsmouth Prison, Hampshire, cell doors lining each side. Date: circa 1900

Background imageWelfare Collection: National Nautical School, Portishead

National Nautical School, Portishead
Boys holding oars in a boat - possibly in the Schools swimming pool - at the National Nautical School, Portishead, near Bristol. Date: circa 1945

Background imageWelfare Collection: Lancaster Nazareth House - young inmates

Lancaster Nazareth House - young inmates
Younger children on the steps of the Nazareth House at Lancaster, run by the Sisters of Nazareth. Date: circa1913

Background imageWelfare 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 imageWelfare 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 imageWelfare 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 imageWelfare 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 imageWelfare Collection: Exminster Industrial School

Exminster Industrial School
Inmates stand in front of the Exminster Industrial School, Devon

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

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

Background imageWelfare 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 imageWelfare Collection: Christie Templedean Home, Haddington

Christie Templedean Home, Haddington
Girls in front of the Templedean Female Industrial Home for Haddington, East Lothian, one of several such establishments founded by John Christie. Date: circa 1906

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

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

Background imageWelfare 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 imageWelfare 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 imageWelfare 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



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