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Offline ashliegh

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femaile refuge
« on: Monday 05 March 12 19:25 GMT (UK) »
would any one please be able to give me  any information on a female refuge called
the home of mercy it was in church street cambridge,
just found a femail relative registered there in 1911 census,

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Re: femaile refuge
« Reply #1 on: Tuesday 06 March 12 00:15 GMT (UK) »
Hi ashliegh,

This Refuge has been mentioned before see http://www.rootschat.com/forum/index.php/topic,454163.0.html

Church Street later became Christchurch Street and in the 1930/31 directory The Home of Mercy (Female Refuge) is still there , appears to be next to the Christ Church churchyard. 

Selina
Census information is Crown Copyright, from www.nationalarchives.gov.uk

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Re: femaile refuge
« Reply #2 on: Tuesday 06 March 12 07:48 GMT (UK) »
hi Selina 
thank you for that information much appreciated

Ashleigh