St Vincent's Hostel, Brockley, London
The St Vincent's Probation Hostel for Boys was in operation by 1936 at 21 Breakspears Road, Brockley, London SE4. The premises could accommodate up to 17 boys. The establishment was managed by the Daughters of Charity of St Vincent de Paul.
The hostel was still in use in 1970.
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- Daughters Of Charity Of St Vincent De Paul, Provincial House, The Ridgeway, Mill Hill, London NW7 1RE. (Archivist: Sister Bernadette Ryder DC)
- Higginbotham, Peter Children's Homes: A History of Institutional Care for Britain s Young (2017, Pen & Sword)
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