Children's Free Lodging House, 81 Commercial Street, Spitalfields, London

In the early 1890s, Barnardo's opened a children's free lodging house at 81 Commercial Street, Spitalfields. It could house around twenty children.

The home was still operational in 1914.

The site is now occupied by the White's Row multi-storey car park.

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)