Red House, Ripon, West Riding of Yorkshire

The Red House home was opened by Barnardo's in June 1946 on Palace Road, Ripon. It was a mixed home for two-to-five-year-olds. A day-care unit was added in around 1967. In 1975, the home began to take children with learning disabilities, then catering for those with multiple disabilities from 1977.

Red House, Ripon, 2012. © Peter Higginbotham

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)