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St Bernard's Home for Working Boys, Liverpool, Lancashire

On March 29th, 1904, St Bernard's Home for Working Boys was certified for operation at 119 Shaw Street, Liverpool. The Home provided supervised hostel-style accommodation for up to 33 boys who were leaving, or on licence from, Industrial Schools in the city, and taking up employment in the area. It could also be used by former inmates who were between situations.

Former St Bernard's Home for Working Boys (right), Liverpool, 2013. © Peter Higginbotham

The Home closed on December 4th, 1913.

After some years of neglect, the property has recently been restored.


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