Ancestry UK

Penraevon Home for Boys, Boston Spa, West Riding of Yorkshire

The Penraevon Home for Boys was opened by the Waifs and Strays Society on April 1st, 1903, in a house on the High Street, Boston Spa. The home had previously been located at Appleton Roebuck near Bolton Percy. The new premises could accommodate 15 boys aged from 5 to 10 years.

Former Penraevon Home for Boys, Boston Spa, 2013. © Peter Higginbotham

The home closed in 1919 when its lease on the house expired.

The property is now a private residence.


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