Ancestry UK

Clapham Home Of Rest for Girls Out of Situation, Balham, London

The Clapham Home Of Rest for Girls Out of Situation was opened by the Waifs and Strays Society in 1899 at 357 Clapham Road, Balham. It provided temporary accommodation and other support for up to 12 girls aged from 15 to 21 who were in between posts as domestic servants.

In 1911, the home moved to larger premises at Clapham Park.

The Clapham Road property is now in private residential use.


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