Home of Hope, Acton Green, London
The Home of Hope was established in 1885 at Beaumont Road, Acton Green, London W4. Run by a Miss Hughes, its object was to provide a home for poor boys. Boys were admitted from the age of 4, and they normally remained until they were 14. A payment of 4s. 6d. a week was requested which covered including their board, lodging, clothes, and education in the neighbouring Board School. Free admission was given in exceptional cases. The number of inmates in 1888 was 25.
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- Higginbotham, Peter Children's Homes: A History of Institutional Care for Britain s Young (2017, Pen & Sword)
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