The Ridge, Saltburn, North Riding of Yorkshire

In August 1945, Barnardo's opened a new home at The Ridge on Marske Mill Lane, Saltburn. Initially just for girls aged 5 to 14, the home became mixed in 1959.

The location of the home is shown on the 1928 map below.

The Ridge site, Saltburn, c.1928.

The home closed in 1969. 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)