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LCC Auxiliary Home, London

From May 15th, 1917, the premises at 442 Romford Road, Forest Gate, London E7 were formally certified for use by London County Council as an Auxiliary Home in connection with its various Industrial Schools. The property could accommodate up to 4 individuals, who were making the transition between institutional care and independent working life.

Within a few weeks, however, the Home was relocated to 'Collingwood' at 200 The Portway, West Ham, which was certified for operation from June 26th, 1917, again with up to 4 places.

The Home's certificate was terminated on April 8th, 1919, at which date there were four boys in residence.


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