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St Barnabas' Home For Girls, Tarporley, Cheshire

From 1939 to 1945, the girls from the St Barnabas' Home For Girls at New Brighton, run by the Waifs and Strays Society, were evacuated to Tarporley.

In fact, two properties were used for the purpose: Arderne Hall, a large mansion to the east of the village, and the small Portal Lodge, on Forest Road. Both were owned by the Baillie-Hamilton family.

In 1945, the girls moved to the Society's St Monica's Home at Ashbourne in Derbyshire.

Arderne Hall was demolished in 1958.


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