Home for Friendless Girls, Durham, County Durham
The Home for Friendless Girls and Free Registry was established in 1882. In 1890, it occupied premises at 111 Framwellgate, Durham, and could accommodate 20 girls.
In 1893, the home was replaced by the St Cuthbert's Home for Girls in Darlington.
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- None identfied at present — any information welcome.
- Higginbotham, Peter Children's Homes: A History of Institutional Care for Britain s Young (2017, Pen & Sword)
- Hidden Lives Revealed — the story of the children who were in the care of The Children's Society in late Victorian and early 20th Century Britain.
- The Children's Society
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