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Fairlight Home, Rustington, Sussex

The Fairlight Home was opened by the Waifs and Strays Society in 1944 at 121 Worthing Road, Rustington. It was initially used to house children from the St Francis' Home at Clapham Park who had already been evacuated to Steyning.

When the St Francis' children returned to Clapham Park after the war, the Fairlight Home remained in operation, housing boys and girls from aged from 6 to 16.

The home closed in 1972, with the children and matron then taking up residence in the nearby Carruthers Corfield House home.

The Worthing Road property, much altered and extended, is now used as a nursing home.


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