Home for Girls, Stockton-on-Tees, Durham

In 1899, Barnardo's opened a home for girls at 30½ Skinner Lane, Stockton-on-Tees. Little is known about the home. In 1901, the matron was London-born Clara Jane Collett and there were 23 girls in residence aged from 4 to 15.

The home appears to have closed by 1911. The property no longer exists.

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)