9 Links Gate, Lytham St Anne's, Lancashire

A Barnardo's home for girls was established in November 1943 at 9 Links Gate, Lytham St Anne's.

In 1966, a nursery was opened in the property. Two years later it became a children's day-care unit. From 1971, it was used as a mixed residential home then, in April 1975, began to cater for children having physical and learning disabilities.

The home was finally closed in 1977. The building no longer survives.

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)