Syndal Convalescent Home, Hove, Sussex

In 1921, Barnardo's opened its Syndal convalescent home for girls at 57 Clarendon Villas, Hove. The home could accommodate up to 20 girls.

In 1940, the home began operating as an Ever Open Door, providing temporary shelter for homeless and destitute children. Syndal finally closed its doors in 1952 and the property has now been converted into flats.

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)