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Dacre House Home for Boys, Wetley Rocks, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire

The Dacre House Home for Boys was opened by the Waifs and Strays Society in 1941 at Westwood Manor, Wetley Rocks, near Stoke-on-Trent. It was the second wartime evacuation home for boys from the Dacre Home at Rock Ferry, who since 1939 had been staying at the Dacre Home near Abergele.

The home closed in 1946. Westwood Manor is now occupied by the Cicely Haughton School for children with behaviour, emotional and social difficulties.


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