Bishop's Palace, Ripon, West Riding of Yorkshire

In 1940, a Barnardo's evacuation centre for girls was set up at the Bishop's (or Episcopal) Palace on Palace Road, Ripon.

Bishop's Palace, Ripon, c.1908. © Peter Higginbotham

In 1950, the home became Barnardo's Spring Hill School, a residential establishment for children with special needs, which still operates today.

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)