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Boys' Home, Standon

This building began as a Church of England home for orphans, but by the 1940s it was an approved school for delinquent boys. On the 15th February 1947 the home was the scene of a murder perpetrated ...

Chaseley Children's Home, Cannock

A group photograph of staff and children of the Chaseley Children's Home. Standing on the far right hand side is Mary Rogers, known as Aunty Rogers, a Supervisor at the home. Seated fifth from the right ...

Commemorative medal, Bilston Cholera Orphan School

White metal commemorative medallion struck to mark the opening of Bilston Cholera Orphan School on 3 August 1833. Maker: T. Ottley. A contemporary newspaper report stated: "Previous to the opening several ...

Diamond Jubilee celebrations, New Street, Burton-on-Trent

The decorations in New Street for Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee 1897, as viewed from the end of the street nearest High Street. New Street No.1 Crossing can be seen in the distance. The arch over ...

Edgmond Girls' Home, Shropshire

Edgmond Certified Girls' Home was opened by the Bishop of Shrewsbury on 8 January 1898. It was built on the road between Newport and Edgmond and was paid for by Miss Mary Roddam of nearby Summerhill. ...

Grove Nursery, Penkhull, Stoke-on-Trent

Grove Nursery at St. Thomas Place, Penkhull, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire.

Home of the Good Shepherd, Hoar Cross

The Home of the Good Shepherd was an orphanage established in part of Hoar Cross Old Hall by Emily Meynell-Ingram in 1888. The home was run by the Sisters of St Margaret's, East Grinstead, and had room ...

RAOB Orphanage, Aldridge

The RAOB Orphanage on Walsall Wood Road, Aldridge was opened in 1904 by the Royal Antediluvian Order of Buffaloes (Grand Lodge of England), a fraternal organisation founded in 1822. It had space for 40 ...

Royal School Orphanage, Wolverhampton

Boys PE class in the gymnasium at the Royal School Orphanage on Penn Road, Woverhampton. The Royal Wolverhampton School was originally founded as The Wolverhampton Orphan Asylum in 1850. It was founded ...

Royal School Orphanage, Wolverhampton

Class of female students at the Royal School Orphanage on Penn Road, Woverhampton. The Royal Wolverhampton School was originally founded as The Wolverhampton Orphan Asylum in 1850. It was founded ...

Royal School Orphanage, Wolverhampton

A laundry class at the Royal School Orphanage on Penn Road, Woverhampton. In the foreground girls are using mangles and drying racks, and in the background ironing is taking place. The Royal Wolverhampton ...

Royal School Orphanage, Wolverhampton

Music class at the Royal School Orphanage on Penn Road, Woverhampton. Photograph shows girls practicing on pianos in individual booths. The Royal Wolverhampton School was originally founded as The ...

Royal School Orphanage, Wolverhampton

Dining room at the Royal School Orphanage on Penn Road, Woverhampton. Girls are busy laying tables. The Royal Wolverhampton School was originally founded as The Wolverhampton Orphan Asylum in 1850. ...

Royal School Orphanage, Wolverhampton

Music and movement class at the Royal School Orphanage on Penn Road, Woverhampton. The schoolmistress is accompanying them on the piano. The Royal Wolverhampton School was originally founded as The ...

Royal School Orphanage, Wolverhampton

Dormitory at the Royal School Orphanage on Penn Road, Woverhampton. Girls sitting on beds, others play with blocks and toys. The Royal Wolverhampton School was originally founded as The Wolverhampton ...

Royal School Orphanage, Wolverhampton

Dormitory at the Royal School Orphanage on Penn Road, Woverhampton. To the right boys are making beds, while the schoolmaster looks on. The Royal Wolverhampton School was originally founded as The ...

Royal School Orphanage, Wolverhampton

Dining room at the Royal School Orphanage on Penn Road, Woverhampton. Girls are busy laying tables. The Royal Wolverhampton School was originally founded as The Wolverhampton Orphan Asylum in 1850. ...

Royal School Orphanage, Wolverhampton

Sports field at the Royal School Orphanage on Penn Road, Woverhampton. In the foreground male students are playing , some are setting up cricket stumps. The School building is in the distance. The ...

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