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Ashleigh Home for Girls, Bolton, Lancashire

The Ashleigh Home for Girls was opened by the Waifs and Strays Society in 1940 in rented premises in the Bolton area. It was used for the wartime evacuation of the Society's Galloway Home at Whalley Range whose residents had already moved into temporary premises at Bowdon.

The Ashleigh Home stayed open until 1948 when the girls were transferred to the Victoria House Home for Girls at Formby.


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