Perseverance Association Home for Girls, South Norwood, London

The Perseverance Association Home for Girls was founded in 1877 'to befriend neglected girls, to gather them together for spiritual instruction, to help them to find situations, and to receive them in the Home for training, instruction, and discipline, and to prepare outfits for them.'

By 1890, the Home occupied a property known as Perseverance Lodge, St John's Road, South Norwood, London SE25. A free registry office for domestic servants seeking employment was also located at the premises. The Home could accommodate up to 5 girls between the ages of 12 and 16.

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