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Children's Home, Newgate Street, Hertfordshire

At the start of the twentieth century, a children's home was in operation in Newgate Street village in Hertfordshire. In 1901, the matron was Mrs S Grace Kessell and the inmates, or 'wards', comprised seven girls aged between 7 and 13 years, plus a one-year-old boy.

Children's Home, Newgate Street, Hertfordshire, c.1905.


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