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Gould's Green Home for Girls, West Drayton, Middlesex

The Gould's Green Home for Girls was a 'cottage home' operated by the Waifs and Strays Society home from around 1887 to 1893. Its exact location is uncertain, being usually listed in the Society's annual reports as being 'near West Drayton'. It was, however, but was presumably located in the hamlet of Gould's Green, a little to the south of Hillingdon Heath. Confusingly, in 1890, for one year only, the home is listed as the 'Pole Hill' cottage home, Pole Hill being a location to the north of Hillingdon Heath.

The home disappears from the Society's reports 1893, replaced by the Hillingdon Heath home for Girls which presumably marked a change to new premises for the establishment.


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