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Treeman's Nursery, Horsted Keynes, Sussex

The Treeman's Nursery was opened by the Waifs and Strays Society in 1939. It was located in a house known as Treeman's (or Treemaines) on Treeman's Road, near Horsted Keynes. The nursery was a wartime evacuation home for the residents of the Saints Peter and Paul Home for Babies at Catford. The children were transported to home on the lower part of a double-decker bus, with the upper floor lined with mattresses to protect against any attack.

The home was relocated in 1944 to Kingsdown at Upper Lambourn in Berkshire.


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