St Vincent's Home of Our Lady of Sorrows for Roman Catholic Friendless Girls, Leeds, West Riding of Yorkshire

St Vincent's Home of Our Lady of Sorrows for Roman Catholic Friendless Girls was established in 1892 at 34 Villiers Terrace, in the 'Little London' district ofLeeds.

In 1901, there were 22 inmates, aged from 5 to 21 years. ALl those aged 14 or over worked in the clothing manufacturing trade. The Home was in the charge of Emily L'Anpron and Elizabeth Bowes who were described as 'Sisters' Assistants'.

The Home appears to have still been in operation in 1920.

The premises no longer exist.

Records

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  • No records noted at present for this establishment — any information welcome.

Bibliography

  • Finnigan, Robert et al, 150th Anniversary History 1863-2013 Catholic Care, Diocese of Leeds (2013, Catholic Care)
  • None noted at present.