Jewish Association Home for the Protection of Girls and Women, Aldgate, London
In 1928, the Jewish Association for the Protection of Girls and Women established a Magdalen Home at 45 Great Prescott Street (now Prescot Street), Aldgate, London E1. The Home was intended to receive emergency cases of women and girls in distress, of whom 7 could be accommodated.
The property no longer exists.
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- None identfied at present — any information welcome.
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- None noted at present.
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