Dolling Memorial Home, Worthing, Sussex

The Dolling Memorial Rest Home for Working Girls was opened in 1903 at 29 Teville Road, Worthing. It was established in memory of Robert William Radclyffe Dolling, a somewhat controversial Anglican minister and social reformer, who died in 1902. The home was managed by his sisters Elise and Geraldine, who had helped him in his work. It provided a respite and convalescent home for working girls from Poplar and Landport, near Portsmouth, places with which Dolling had had strong connections.

Dolling Memorial Home, Worthing, c.1905. © Peter Higginbotham

Dolling Memorial Home, Worthing, c.1905. © Peter Higginbotham

Dolling Memorial Home, Worthing, c.1905. © Peter Higginbotham

Records

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  • No records noted at present for this establishment — any information welcome.

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