The Old Vicarage, Hendon, London

A hostel for older girls was opened by Barnardo's in May 1948 in The Old Vicarage at 124 Kingsbury Road, Hendon, London NW9. The building, at the rear of the Holy Innocents parish church had previously been used as "babies' hostel" or day nursery.

The hostel closed in 1951. The property no longer exists.

Records

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Bibliography

  • Barnardo, Syrie Louise, and Marchant, James Memoirs of the Late Dr Barnardo (Hodder & Stoughton, 1907)
  • Batt, J.H. Dr. Barnardo: The Foster-Father of "Nobody's Children" (S.W. Partridge, 1904)
  • Bready, J. Wesley Doctor Barnardo (Allen & Unwin, 1930)
  • Rose, June For the Sake of the Children: Inside Dr. Barnardo's: 120 years of caring for children (Hodder & Stoughton, 1987)
  • Wagner, Gillian Barnardo (Weidenfeld & Nicholson, 1979)