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Sacred Heart Family Group Home, Hillsborough, Sheffield, West Riding of Yorkshire

In November, 1953, the Sisters of the Poor Child Jesus opened a family group home at 42-44 Dykes Hall Road, Hillsborough. The Home, which was under the overall management of the Leeds Diocesan Rescue and Protection Society (now Catholic Care), housed up to 12 children aged from 3 to 16 years. It was the Sisters' second children's establishment in the area, having previous opened the nearby Sacred Heart Cottage Home on Minto Road.

Sacred Heart Family Group Home, Sheffield, c.1950s

42-44 Dykes Hall Road, Sheffield.


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  • None identfied at present — any information welcome.


  • Finnigan, Robert et al, 150th Anniversary History 1863-2013 Catholic Care, Diocese of Leeds (2013, Catholic Care)