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Sailors' Orphan Girls School and Home, Hampstead
« on: Friday 09 March 12 07:19 GMT (UK) »
Hi

I have had a reply from London Metropolitan Archives regarding any research for the Sailors' Orphan Girls School and Home, Hampstead . Their advice may prove useful to anyone who needs to check admissions etc

"The Sailors' Orphan Girls School and Home, Hampstead was an institution
at 116 FitzJohns Avenue, Hampstead had offices at 77 Cornhill in the
City of London.  It maintained, clothed and educated orphan daughters of
sailors and marines, and provided them with a home when they left the
institution.

The only records we have of it is a Family Welfare Association file (our
document reference A/FWA/C/D122/1) on the 'Sailors' Orphan Girls School
and Home, Later Royal Sailors Daughters School and Home', case 7313 or
4/1881) which includes correspondence and papers 1881-1946.  These files
relate to the nature of the charity and how it was run and will not
contain records of the children there.

Our understanding is that there are some records at Hull History Centre.
They were given by the Sailors' Families Society (in 2011?). They are a
charity that has been based in Hull since 1821 and in 1957 they took
over the Sailor's Orphan Girls School and Home, Hampstead. The orphans
that were left uncared for were moved to Hull after this date and the
Hampstead home closed down.  Amongst the records are Minutes, Annual
Reports and Admission Registers c.1859-1956.  The contact details are:
Hull History Centre, Worship Street, Hull, HU2 8BG; Email:
hullhistorycentre@hullcc.gov.uk; Website:
http://www.hullhistorycentre.org.uk"

Hope this helps

Cliff
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Re: Sailors' Orphan Girls School and Home, Hampstead
« Reply #1 on: Friday 09 March 12 13:15 GMT (UK) »
Hi Cliff

Thanks for sharing this information.

I'll move your topic to the Resources part of the London & Middlesex board.

Dawn
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Re: Sailors' Orphan Girls School and Home, Hampstead
« Reply #2 on: Sunday 11 March 12 10:18 GMT (UK) »
Thanks Dawn - wasnt sure where to post but hope researchers will find it useful

Cliff
South Shields, London - Stobbs, Winfield
Banham - Limmer
Wilts, S.Wales - Comley
Oxfordshire - Kinch, Gomm, Probbitts