1-4 Southern Hill, Reading, Berkshire

In September 1946, a Barnardo's Home for children under the age of five was opened at 1-4 Southernhill (or Southern Hill), Redlands Road, Reading.

The location and layout of the buildings are shown on the 1932 map below.

1-4 Southernhill, Reading, c.1932.

The home closed in June 1949. The buildings no longer survive.

Records

Note: many repositories impose a closure period of up to 100 years for records identifying individuals.

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)